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Esfahan Co Supplying Rails for Mega Chahbahar Project in SE

Track-laying work of one kilometer of the 700-km railroad connecting the southeastern port city of Chabahar to the eastern city of Zahedan near the border with Afghanistan and Pakistan is due to be completed in one day
Esfahan Co Supplying Rails for Mega Chahbahar Project in SEEsfahan Co Supplying Rails for Mega Chahbahar Project in SE

Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami flagged off track laying operations for a railroad connecting the southeastern port city of Chabahar to the eastern city of Zahedan near the border with Afghanistan and Pakistan on Tuesday. 
The project manager said 92,000 tons of rails are needed to complete the 700-kilometer track. According to Mohammadreza Azarian, the UIC60 rails manufactured by Esfahan Steel Company will be used in this project.
“As per a contract with ESCO, the Isfahan-based company will supply 5,000 tons of rails in the first stage, of which 1,000 tons have been delivered. Track-laying of one kilometer of railroad is planned to be completed in one day,” he was quoted as saying by Fars News Agency. 
The 628-km railroad will include 34 stations and pass through Chabahar, Tis, Konarak, Nik Shahr, Iranshahr, Khash and Zahedan. 

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