The Messenger, Georgia
Dec 31 2007


Armenia-Iran railroad feasibility study commissioned for spring


By M. Alkhazashvili
(Translated by Diana Dundua)
Monday, December 31


On December 27, Armenian Transport and Communications Minister
Andranik Manukyan announced that a study of a proposed Armenia-Iran
railway project will be carried out next spring.

The study will look at both technical and financial aspects of the
railroad, according to the news agency Regnum, and offer a judgment
on its feasibility and profitability.

Armenia is seen as leading the push for the project, with support
from Tehran and other international partners, including Russia.