1st phase of Astara-Astara railway project commissioned

28.03.2018,11:16


March 28, Fineko/abc.az. The first phase of railway project Astara-Astara opened yesterday.

Azerbaijani Railways (ADY) informs that the ceremony of laying the foundation of the grain terminal in the Iranian Astara took place as well.

In February it was launched the first test freight train on the Astara-Astara railway line. The first freight train, consisting of six wagons, was sent from Russia to Iran.

The Astara-Astara railway line is continuation of Gazvin-Rasht railroad of international transport corridor North-South, which will connect the railways of Iran and Russia through Azerbaijan.

 

 

Keywords: Astara ADY