Iranian Minister of Transport and Urbanization Ali Nikzad and his delegation traveled by High Speed Train (YHT) to make examinations. The Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD) General Director Süleyman Karaman with the YHT with Polatlı go returning Nikzad, said in a statement on the train, on the invitation of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Iranian President 1. Deputy Mohammad Reza said that they came to Turkey with Rahimi .
Nikzad stating that they decided to visit the Minister Yildirim earlier about transportation, land prior to the visit, air, assistants of about railways and sea transport sent to Turkey, told yesterday held talks with the evening also about Turkish bureaucrats.
Nikzad, land transportation, they take important decisions, said they will endeavor to solve the problems experienced in this regard.
Emphasizing that railways have a special importance in the transportation sector, Nikzad stated that there is an existing railway network of 11 thousand kilometers in Iran and a decision was made for the construction of 11 thousand kilometers of railway. Nikzad, Iran, Turkey 120 thousand tons of rail removal issue, Minister Yıldırım said they conclude.
Stating that they are planning to build a thousand-kilometer high-speed train line in Iran, Nikzad said that the speed of the train that will run on this line will be over 350 kilometers per hour. Stating that 7-8 million passengers travel between Tehran and Mashhad in Iran, Nikzad stated that they plan to build the high-speed train line between Tehran and Mashhad.