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Iran Railways Fleet Expansion Plans by March 2019

IRIR Fleet Expansion  Plans by March 2019IRIR Fleet Expansion  Plans by March 2019

The Islamic Republic of Iran Railways plans to add 134 locomotives, 2,800 cargo wagons, 54 intercity passenger wagons and 46 railbuses to its fleet by the end of the current fiscal year (March 20, 2019), the deputy head of the organization said.
“At present, there is capacity for 82 million tons of freight transportation, 15 million intercity and seven million suburban passenger transportation by rail in the country. The current plan will help further increase these capacities and facilitate transport,” Mojtaba Tafaqqodi was also quoted as saying by the news portal of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development.               


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