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Monday, 18 October 2010 10:28




Iran shares borders with Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, and Armenia in the north, with Afghanistan and Pakistan in the east and with Turkey and Iraq in the west. Currently, Iranian Railway is connected to ports of Abbas, Imam Khomeini, Khorramshahr in the south, Amirabad and Turkman ports in the north, Sarakhs border in the northeast, Jolfa and Razi Borders in the north and northwest and to Zahedan border routing to Pakistan. Mashad – Sarakhs railway connects Asia to the Europe and construction of Amirabad (a northern port ) railway can be mentioned as a significant development. Iran has been also started the construction of Kerman – Zahedan railway which is due to link Asian trans-railway to the Middle – East and Europe through Mirjaveh – Quetta route.


Container carrying terminals equipped with lifting and displacing equipments, located at Bandar Imam and Bandar Abbas terminals and railway stations at Mehr Abad, Jolfa, Sahlan customs, and etc.


Scheduled freight trains run at Bandar Abbas - Sarakhs route, passing through 2440 km, within three days . At present , 3 trains run at the route on weekly basis. This is going to be increased up to 7 trains in the near future.


Railways connect Iran to other countries via borders, listed below:

  • Razi border: To the Middle-East and the European railways via Turkish railway
  • Jolfa border: To the rail network of the C.I.S. and Russia via Azerbaijan i railway
  • Sarakhs border: To the Central Asian rail network via theTurkmenistan railway
  • Mirjaveh border (Taftan): To Pakistan

Bamdadan Bar Group is a reliable partner in handling your import/export and transit goods on the Iranian railways by utilizing various types of wagons, depending on the nature of your cargo.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 April 2011 09:08