Iran-Azerbaijan railway construction begins in north

Iran-Azerbaijan railway construction begins in north

Astara, Gilan prov, March 3, IRNA – Governor of Astara Port Yunes Ranjkesh said on Friday that operations started to lay rail tracks connecting this border port to its neighboring city in the Azerbaijan Republic.

Speaking to IRNA, Ranjkesh said in the first phase of the operation a 600-meter-long rail track was laied while grounds are to be prepared for the second phase which complete the whole project in the Iranian side.

Iran-Azerbaijan railway is part of a larger national development project called the North-South Corridor which is to be used for transfer of goods and passengers.

The Iran-Azervaijan railway project will connect Iran to the Euro-Asian marketplace after its completion.



source : irna

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