Tehran (IP) - The Minister of Road and Urban Development said that the development and quality of railway systems is our priority.

Iran PressIran News: Responding to IP in a press conference on Tuesday, Mohammad Eslami said that rail transportation is one of the safest systems in the world, and in the general policies of the system, the development, and the quality of rail systems has always been a priority.

The Ministry of Roads and Urban Development pays special attention to rail transportation so that people can travel with beautiful and high-quality trains, he stated.

Eslami noted: "So far, we have been able to increase the share of the railway in freight to 30% and increase the share of passengers as well".The Minister highlighted that with the development of railways in the country, 5 provinces have so far been connected to each other and 7 other railway projects are underway, and 5 more provinces will be added to the railway network by the end of next year.

He went on to say that since the beginning of the year, 445 domestic rail fleets have been supplied and the quality of trains and railway stations has improved.


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