Information Service APA reports that the signatures of the document, the purpose of which is to integrate the railway networks of Russia, Azerbaijan and Iran, have been put by: President of Russian Railways Oleg Belozerov, Chairman of Azerbaijan Railways CJSC Javid Gurbanov, as well as Director General of Iran Railways Mohsun Purseid Agaya.
The plans - the expansion of partnership in the field of transcontinental freight. It was decided to establish a coordinating committee for the North-South program, which will work to accelerate the development of logistics and route infrastructure.
Press office Railways:
The agreement reflects provisions on railway tariffs for attracting cargo traffic and further developing the routes of the international North-South transport corridor, including the organization of an experienced container train Bandar-Abbas-Moscow.
It is noteworthy that Finland intends to join the Russian-Azerbaijani-Iranian agreement. The head of the Finnish state railway concern, Mikaeel Aro, took part in the meeting and discussed the possibility of extending the North-South route to Finnish territory.