Economy, Domestic Economy

Rise in Rail Transport

Rise in Rail TransportRise in Rail Transport

More than 590 million tons of goods were transported via railroads during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 21-September 22, 2015), indicating an increase of 103% compared to the similar period last year, according to the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development. Furthermore, the railroads’ share of total goods transit during the six-month period increased by 55% compared to last year’s corresponding period, IRNA reported.