Azerbaijani and Iranian railways will be united at the end of 2016: Iran's Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsun Pakayin announced that the railways of the two countries will be united at the end of 2016.
For the unification of the railways of Iran and Azerbaijan, the Azerbaijani side must have 7 km and the Iranian side should construct 2 km railway.
Pakayin: '' The Azerbaijani side, 10 announced that it will start the railway in the day. At the same time, Astara needs to bridge the river. The deal for the bridge is now available. Both countries are located between Asia and Europe as a felt gate and a transportation and transportation center. Iran's Astara will be a customs terminal with an annual capacity of 4 million tons. '' He said.
Referring to the Rasht-Astara railway project, the Ambassador said that there were talks to ensure the financing of the 170 km project with China and Russia.