Tehran (IP) - The Minister of Roads and Urban Development of the Islamic Republic of Iran emphasized that the completion of the Chabahar-Sarakhas railway is the most important transit project in Iran.

Iran PressIran news: Chabahar-Sarakhs railway is 1,350 km long in the form of 2 sections of Chabahar-Zahedan and Zahedan-Sarakhs rail lines, the second step in the North-South Transit Corridor Project is the completion of the Chabahar-Zahedan railway, which last year (1401) Zahedan-Khash section was put into operation.

The Zahedan-Sarakhs railway, which is along the Chabahar-Zahedan axis, connects the region's only ocean port to the main rail transit border of the country, Sarakhs, and connects Turkmenistan and four other Central Asian countries to the Indian Ocean through rail lines.

According to Iran Press; Mehrdad Bazrpash, the Minister of Roads and Urban Development, said today (Thursday) at the opening ceremony of Gonabad airport: "The south-north railway crossing line that connects Chabahar to Sarakhs will be one of the milestones in the development of the Razavi Khorasan as well as the region."

He said: "Completing the corridor chains in the country is emphasized by the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, and completing the Chabahar railway crossing in Sistan and Baluchistan province and Sarakhs in Khorasan Razavi province is the turning point in the field of completing the country's crossings."

The Minister of Roads and Urban Development also said: "Neighbors and investors are waiting for the completion of Iran's railway crossings."


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