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MOSCOW, March 13. /TASS/. Russia and Iran intend to sign a contract for construction and electrification of a railway in Iran as soon as practicable, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Monday.
"The final document on the beginning of construction, upgrade and electrification of a railway in Iran will be signed shortly. The contract has a total price over 1 bln euro," Novak said.
The draft intergovernmental agreement stipulates that Russia will extend a five-year credit to Iran in the amount of up to 1 bln euro. The project provides for electrification of 495 km long Garmsar - Ince-Burun railway line. Electrification will also cover 32 stations and 95 tunnels. 7 traction substations, 11 section pillars, 6 duty posts of the contact station and power supply administration building will be built. According to preliminary estimates, the project will be implemented in 36 months.