Economy, Business And Markets
0

Astara-Astara Project on Track

Tehran and Baku are to connect their railroads as part of the International North-South Transportation Corridor between Northern Europe with Southeast Asia.Tehran and Baku are to connect their railroads as part of the International North-South Transportation Corridor between Northern Europe with Southeast Asia.

The track laying operation for the railroad connecting Iran’s northwestern city of Astara to an Azerbaijan city with the same name began in the Iranian section of the project on Thursday.  The Astara-Astara Railroad, which is part of a bigger project to connect Iran and Azerbaijan’s rail system, runs 8 kilometers in Azerbaijan up to the border from where it extends 2 km to Iran’s port city of Astara. The project also includes a bridge on Astarachay River, which stretches along the border, Mehr News Agency reported. Tehran and Baku had earlier agreed to connect their railroads as part of the International North-South Transportation Corridor, which is aimed at connecting Northern Europe with Southeast Asia.

 

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints

Financialtribune.com