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Iran Plans to Lease New Train Cars from Europe

Iran’s state-run railway company is in talks with a number of European companies to lease brand-new train cars, an official said. The Islamic Republic of Iran Railways, known as RAJA at home, is proceeding with business negotiations with a number of European companies on leasing train cars, which are mostly new and are expected to […]

Iran Invites Tenders for Rail Coaches

By John Lee. Iran’s national passenger rail operator, Raja Rail Transportation, has issued a call for tender for the supply and maintenance of a fleet of 250 passenger coaches of three types, according to Rail Journal. Raja requires a mixture of 41-seat day coaches, 42-seat restaurant cars and nine-compartment sleeping cars with 36 berths each. […]

Tehran-Isfahan Railway to be Built in 3 Yrs

The managing director of the Iranian Railway Company (RAJA) announced that the country plans to construct an express railway from the capital Tehran to the central city of Isfahan in three years. RAJA should take steps to construct express railways for short routes to encourage people to use rail transportation, Mohsen Pourseyed Aghaei said on […]