North–South Transport Corridor

Tehran, Baku, Moscow to invest in Rasht-Astara railway

Iran, Azerbaijan, and Russia are going to invest in the construction of the Rasht-Astara Railroad project jointly which is part of the highly strategic International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC).

Transportation

Russian delegation in Iran for partnership in Rasht-Astara railway project

A delegation from the Russian Federation has travelled to Iran to discuss ways to participate in Rasht-Astara railway.

Transportation

Iran begins Rasht-Astara railway project as major step to complete North-South corridor

Iran began the construction project of the Rasht-Astara railway in northern country on Wednesday which is considered as one of the final stages of completing a highly strategic International North-South Transit Corridor (INSTC).

Transportation

First Russian rail cargo to India arrives in Iran

The first rail transit cargo from Russia to India arrived in Iran on Tuesday through the Sarakhs border crossing to officially launch the eastern section of the International North-South Transit Corridor (INSTC).

Transportation

Iran begins pilot transfer of goods via North-South Corridor

Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) has reportedly began its first pilot transfer of goods from Russia to India through the International North-South Transit Corridor (INSTC).

Transportation

Iranian minister in Moscow for transportation agreements

Iranian Minister of Road and Urban Development Rostam Qassemi left Tehran for Moscow on Tuesday night for transportation discussions.

Transportation

North-South Corridor cuts time, transit costs by 30%

The head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization said that activation of the North-South Transport Corridor (NSTC) would reduce transportation costs and time from Eurasia to the Persian Gulf countries and India by 30 percent.

Transportation

’North-South Corridor could help expand Iran-Finland economic relations’

Head of Iran-Finland Joint Chamber of Commerce Gholam Hossein Jamili and Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto, in a meeting in Tehran on Wednesday, explored avenues the launch of North-South Transport Corridor can help the enhancement of relations between Iran and Finland.

Transportation

Iran private sector calls for Russia’s active role in North-South Transport Corridor

Vice Chairman of Iran-Russia Joint Chamber of Commerce Jalil Jalalifar has urged the need for Russia’s more investment and more active partnership in the North-South Transport Corridor project.

Transportation

North-South Corridor profitable alternative to Suez Canal: Iranian diplomat

The Iranian ambassador to Moscow says the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) can serve as a low-risk, profitable alternative to the Suez Canal.

Transportation