Railway Operators in Iran


RAI - Rahahan-e Jomhouri-ye Eslami-e Iran

Network length, gauge and electrification (2017):

The RAI operates the railways of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The line Jolfa(border with Azerbaijan)-Tabriz is eletrified mainly for freight and Tabriz-Azarshahr for commuter trains, the rest of the network is diesel-operated.
Passenger trains are operated by RAI subsidiary Raja Passengers Trains Company. In 2008 Raja transported 26.2 million passengers
(7% more than in 2007) producing 15.3 billion passenger-km (+10%).

Websites: http://www.rai.ir/ and http://www.raja.ir/

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TUSRC - Tehran Urban and Suburban Railway Company

Network length, gauge and electrification (2016):

TUSRC operates public transportation in Tehran. The metro network consists of 4 conventional metro lines, and a 43km-long eletrified railway line Tehran - Karaj - Mehrshahr.
Trains consist of passenger coaches sandwiched between electric locomotives bought in China.

Website: http://metro.tehran.ir/

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Last update: 25-08-2017