Iran to Start Work on Rail Line

10 May 2010 (Last Updated May 10th, 2010 18:30)

Iran will build a €3bn ($3.8bn) rail line extending from the south-east to the north-east of the country. The Chabahar-Zahedan-Mashhad railway is expected to stretch 1,350km, according to tehrantimes.com. The project is intended to start with an initial budget of €60m ($76m).

Iran will build a €3bn ($3.8bn) rail line extending from the south-east to the north-east of the country.

The Chabahar-Zahedan-Mashhad railway is expected to stretch 1,350km, according to tehrantimes.com.

The project is intended to start with an initial budget of €60m ($76m).

The Iranian Government is attracting domestic and foreign investments for the project.