Tehran-Mashhad Railway (Electrification)

Tehran-Mashhad Railway Electrification

Locations

Type

Rail

Status

Under Construction

Total Reported Cost

2.6 billion USD

Initiatives

Start Date

2017

Start of Construction

Planned Completion Date

Implementers

Operators

Funders

Source(s) Amount
1,500,000,000 USD
200,000,000 USD
None

Description

The Tehran-Mashhad line is one of the prioritized railway lines undergoing electrification. With a length of 926 kilometers, the Tehran-Mashhad line is one the most frequented railway lines of Iran and one of the few double-track lines of the country. The highest possible speed on this route is 160 Km/h which is set to increase to 200 km/h after the electrification project is completed.

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