Iran to export 500 wagons to Cuba
Thursday, April 27, 2006
LONDON, April 27 (IranMania) - Iran will be exporting 500 freight and
passenger wagons to Cuba valued at $135m, Cuban deputy minister of
transportation noted, MNA reported.
The news came during Roberto Ricardo Mauro’s visit to Pars Wagon Company
in Arak, 250 km southwest of Tehran, after signing the purchase contract
for 500 wagons at Iran-Cuba Joint Meeting.
“Rail business plays a central role in Cuba’s transportation policy and
delivery time of the rail cars is crucial to us,” deputy minister announced.
Furthermore, executive director of Pars emphasized on ‘quality job’ and
‘design innovation’ as two inseparable drive of the company, adding that
the wagons will be delivered by 2007.
Pars Wagon has also signed two other export contracts with China and
Sudan on building container and cargo wagons valued at $49m total.