Rail-Port Maneuver Begins at Iran Largest Port

The Islamic Republic of Iran Railways will join the Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran and the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration to carry out a rail-port transportation drill at Shahid Rajaee Port in the southern Hormozgan Province.

The exercise has been scheduled for April 28 and 29, the news outlet of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development reported.

Allah-Morad Afifipour, director general of Hormozgan Province, Ports and Maritime Organization, said the two days of drills in Iran’s biggest container port at the mouth of the Strait of Hormuz is meant to help increase the share of rail in the country’s freight transport from the current 10%, demonstrate the utility of multimodal transport system and reveal any impediments.