TEHRAN, September 10. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s state-owned railway equipment and tank maker Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) may sign a contract to sell rolling railway stocks worth $1 billion per year to Iran, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said late Tuesday at a Russia-Iran business forum.
“Uralvagonzavod is demonstrating interest in supplying up to 5,000 units of modern rolling railway stocks per year worth $1 billion,” Novak said.
Earlier on Tuesday, an UVZ official said the company is discussing a joint venture to produce cargo railcars in Iran. The official did not elaborate.