railways

Turkey creates high-speed train

Turkey creates high-speed train

Turkey is implementing a project to create its own high-speed trains, Anadolu writes . The design of the train, which will reach speeds of 225 km/h, is planned to be completed by the end of the year. At the same time, the …

Electric trains to connect Armeniansk and Dzhankoy

Electric trains to connect Armeniansk and Dzhankoy

From April 1, electric trains will start running between Crimean Armyansk and Dzhankoy, the press service of the Southern Suburban Passenger Company reports. The Armyansk-Dzhankoy electric train 6739 will depart at 04:20 in the morning …

Finland puts the brakes on railway service to Russia

Finland puts the brakes on railway service to Russia

Passenger train service between Finland and Russia will be suspended on March 28, the Finnish state-owned railway company VR said on Friday. "The Allegro train service will be discontinued from Monday, March 28," the company …

New 'oriental express' for 21st-century links Asia to Europe

New 'oriental express' for 21st-century links Asia to Europe

The governments of Pakistan, Turkey and Iran seized a historic opportunity to revive a transnational, transcontinental railway service strategically connecting Istanbul, Tehran and Islamabad, unleashing profound economic prospects as developing nations strive to economically rebound amid alarming inflation, devalued currencies and hauntingly crippling waves of the coronavirus pandemic

Erdogan tests new high-speed railway

Erdogan tests new high-speed railway

The high-speed rail system will soon join all regions of Turkey, the head of state, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said on Saturday, addressing the participants of the opening ceremony of the high-speed railway connecting the provinces of Konya and …

Railway service resumed in Kazakhstan

Railway service resumed in Kazakhstan

In Kazakhstan, railway traffic has been fully resumed, which was previously suspended due to unrest. "The passage of trains through the previously closed stations Makat, Aral-Teniz, Beineu, Mangistau, Sekseul has been ensured. …

Iran's connectivity plans suddenly rumble to life

Iran's connectivity plans suddenly rumble to life

The second freight train running from Pakistan to Turkey through Iran has departed with the coordination of customs, railways and forwarders in the three countries following the successful launch of the service last month, Fars news agency …

Pashinyan orders to build a railroad to Azerbaijan

Pashinyan orders to build a railroad to Azerbaijan

Armenia should begin construction of its section of the Yeraskh-Horadiz railway, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said at a government meeting on Thursday. According to him, Yerevan and Baku have agreed on the construction of a …

Georgia and Armenia to resume railway service

Georgia and Armenia to resume railway service

Georgia and Armenia have agreed to resume the railway service suspended last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic The news was announced by Georgia's Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Natia Turnava at a press …

Uzbekistan prioritizes Pakistani over Iranian ports

Uzbekistan prioritizes Pakistani over Iranian ports

Accessing seaports at lower costs and shorter distances is a decades-old issues Tashkent is trying to solve, Pakistani ports might be the answer. According to the Diplomat, Tashkent has been working on creating shorter and cheaper transportation corridors to access seaports since the country’s independence. On February 2, the first trilateral talks were held among officials from Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. The territory of Afghanistan, itself a landlocked country, has always been a critical country for Tashkent in negotiating access to ports of a littoral country

Ilham Aliyev lays foundation of Horadiz-Aghband railway

Ilham Aliyev lays foundation of Horadiz-Aghband railway

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev laid the foundation of the Horadiz-Aghband railway in Fuzuli district, according to the presidential website. This 100-kilometer railway is of great strategic importance because this transport …