Construction of Rasht-Astara railway to be started this year

Construction of Rasht-Astara railway to be started this year
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  • calendar-gray 22 October 2019

Construction of Rasht-Astara railway will be started in the framework of the Qazvin-Rasht-Astara railway, Iranian Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development Shahram Adamnejad told APA’s Georgian bureau reports.

According to him, finance model of execution of the project is being prepared currently.

“As you know, the part of Qazvin-Rasht-Astara railway, which lies until Rasht, has already been completed. The project will increase transit opportunities of Iran and Azerbaijan. Rasht-Astara part of the project remains uncompleted. Negotiations on this direction are held with fraternal Azerbaijan. Construction of rest of the railway will be started after preparation of finance model of the project this year”, said Sh. Adamnejad.

Said Babazadeh

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