Gilan Province Connects to the National Rail Network
publish date: Friday 08 March 2019
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MRUD News—The first passenger train in Rasht has put into operation on March 6, 2019 and thereby Gilan Province is now connected to the national rail network.
In the formal ceremony for inauguration, Hassan Rouhani, the President, Mohammad Eslami, Iran Minister of Roads and Urban Development, Minister of Agriculture, and Interior Minister attended in Rasht Station in order to launch the first trip in this route.
Operationalization of Qazvin-Rasht rail route was one of main promises of current government that is now realized.
This route will also complete part of North-South Transport Corridor (NSTC).