Iran at Center of New Rail Transport Route
Iran, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine and Poland have planned the transportation of 200,000 tons of cargo by the end of 2017 via a newly-proposed transit corridor that stretches from India to the Black Sea and Europe.
According to the official, the path is an “economically viable” route for transportation of 72 million tons of goods shipped from India to Europe and the 25 billion tons in the opposite direction every year.
“Currently, it takes 40 days to transport shipments from India to Europe. The South-West Corridor will reduce this time to 15 days."