Topic: Iran

Freight trains on north-south corridor Europe

Iran to connect freight hubs by rail

Iran wants to link its major freight hubs by railway. This has been set as a main priority for this Iranian calendar year. The government wants to boost domestic production and investing in the rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Freight train in Iran. Photo: Flickr

Doing business with Iran not impossible

With the US sanctions on Iran reimposed, European firms must analyse their transaction before putting it on a train to Iran. However, there are ways to deal with these limitations. Sebastiaan Bennink and Yvo Amar,...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Map with Iran and Inner Mongolia

New Iran-China rail freight connection

A new freight train service connecting China and Iran became operative last Thursday, 10 May. It departed from Bayannur city in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and left for Tehran, the capital of the...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen