Tag Archives | Ferrovie dello Stato

Iran plans High-Speed Rail Links

By John Lee. Iran Railways says it has signed a preliminary agreement with the Italian state-owned Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) to build two high-speed links in Iran. The lines will run between Qom and Arak, and between Tehran and Isfahan. According to the report from Associated Press, Iran signed an $8 million deal with French company […]

Italian Rail Company Targets Iran

By John Lee. The CEO of Gruppo FS Italiane (Ferrovie Dello Stato), Renato Mazzoncini, has said that Iran is an important opportunity for his rail business. Addressing the Transport Commission of Italy’s parliament, he said that in the railway world “only seven nations have high-speed trains, and Italians and Japanese people have the best systems.” […]

Italian Rail Company in 5bn EUR Iran Deal

By John Lee. The Italian Transport Minister Graziano Delrio and his Iranian counterpart Abbas Akhoundi have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) calling for the return of State owned Italian railway company Ferrovie dello Stato to Iran. According to Italy24, the company has been active in Iran since 2001. The holding company and its subsidiaries […]