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Chabahar-Zahedan Railroad to Be Inaugurated by June 2021

Chabahar-Zahedan Railroad to Be Inaugurated by June 2021 Chabahar-Zahedan Railroad to Be Inaugurated by June 2021

The three sections of the railroad project connecting the southeastern port city of Chabahar to the eastern city of Zahedan near the border with Afghanistan and Pakistan will be inaugurated by June 21, 2021. 
The announcement was made by the head of Plan and Budget Organization, Mohammad Baqer Nobakht, during his visit to Sistan-Baluchestan on Tuesday. 
“This railroad project consists of three sections: Chabahar-Iranshahr, Iranshahr-Khash and Khash-Zahedan. Khash-Zahedan Section will be completed by Feb. 10, 2021, during the 10-Day Dawn (Fajr) festivities that mark the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, and by March 20, 2021, Chabahar-Iranshahr will be inaugurated and hopefully the remaining section will be launched by June 21, 2021. A total of €300 million have been allocated to this project from the resources of the National Development Fund of Iran,” Nobakht was quoted as saying by IRNA.

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