|15.03.2018 | 11:45A new ferry link put into operation between Turkey and Iran
(according to RAI and TCDD)
On 15 January 2018 the Sultan Alparslan Ferry on the Lake Van started its operation. It will provide freight and passenger railway services between Turkey and Iran.
|15.03.2018 | 11:47The first trial train launched on the railway line Astara (Azerbaijan) - Astara (Iran)
(according to the AZD CJSC - ADY)
On 8 February 2018, the first trial freight train composed of six wagons which arrived from Russia and loaded with timber and laminated wood (MDF) set off on the railway line Astara (Azerbaijan) - Astara (Iran). The commissioning of this cross-border railway line is scheduled for March 2018, and it is expected that the Presidents of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Islamic Republic of Iran will take part in the opening ceremony of this new line.
|15.03.2018 | 11:49The first run of express train Riga - Minsk with goods from India
(according to the information of the Department for Corporate Communications and Public
Relations of LDZ SJSC)
During the official visit of the representatives of the Government of the Republic of Latvia and the President of the Latvian Railway Group (Latvijas dzelzcels, LDz) in Minsk in the beginning of 2018, the issues of further cooperation development between Latvian and Byelorussian railway companies were discussed, and on 5 February the first freight express train Riga — Minsk departed from the station of Skirotava (Latvia).
|15.03.2018 | 11:52Electrification works completed on of the railway line Karshi - Termez
(according to the “Uzbekistan Temir Yollari” JSC)
On 9 January 2018, the electrified section of Karshi-Termez was officially put into operation. This project was implemented in accordance with the Resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan No. PP-1712 as of 21 February 2012.