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Electrification of Major Iranian Railroad Kicks Off in Coop. With Russia

The railroad, from Garmsar on the Tehran–Mashhad main line to Incheh Borun on the border with Turkmenistan, is part of a transit route connecting Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan to Amirabad Port in Iran’s Mazandaran Province
Electrification Project for Major Railroad Kicks OffElectrification Project for Major Railroad Kicks Off
As per a €1.2 billion contract signed between Iran and Russia in 2015, the electric locomotives for the Garmsar-Incheh Borun Railroad will be manufactured in cooperation with Iranian firms

The major project to electrify the 430-kilometer-long railroad connecting the city of Garmsar in Semnan Province with the city of Incheh Borun to its northeast in Golestan Province is starting on July 2, the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways' deputy for technical and infrastructure affairs said.
“The railroad, from Garmsar on the Tehran–Mashhad main line to Incheh Borun on the border with Turkmenistan, is part of a transit route connecting Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan to Amirabad Port in Iran’s northern Mazandaran Province. The electrification project will take around four years to complete,” Maziar Yazdani was also quoted as saying by the news portal of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development.

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