First Rail Transit Of Goods From Russia To Saudi Arabia Kicks Off Via Iran Corridor


The chief executive of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (RAI) on Sunday announced the transit of a Russian cargo to Saudi Arabia via the Iran transport corridor for the first time. 

A container transit train including 36 containers entered the country for the first time from the origin of Russia to the destination of Saudi Arabia through Iran’s Incheh Borun rail border, Miad Salehi stated.

The deputy roads minister added that this cargo transit train was dispatched to Bandar Abbas after fulfilling customs formalities to be transferred from there to the Saudi Arabian port city of Jeddah.

Tasnim News Agency

Tasnim News Agency, which claims to be a private news agency in Iran but is reported be close to the IRGC, was launched in 2012. Its purpose is to cover a variety of political, social, economic and international subjects along with other fields.

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