Iran’s minister of roads and urban development visited Mapna’s stand at the 2nd Iran International Exhibition on Rail Transportation Industry on 19th of May 2014.
Dr. Reza Javaheri, vice CEO of marketing and sales in Mapna Group’s rail transportation division stated amidst the visit: “Mapna Group has so far delivered 50% of the total 150 locomotives it is scheduled to deliver to the Iranian railway company and that the remaining number of locomotives is expected to be delivered during the 2014-2015 period”.
Mapna Group has plans underway to add four lines for the manufacture of cargo, shunting, tunnel and electric locomotives, turning the Group into the Middle East’s leading manufacturer of locomotives.
Making reference to the measures taken by Mapna in the area of EPC, Dr. Javaheri stated: “Mapna will soon implement the project for the electrification of the nation’s railways. Tehran-Mashhad 900km railway is the first such project”.
He also reported of the finalization of a contract between Mapna and municipality of Isfahan for the construction of the nation’s first tramway project.
The 2nd Iran International Exhibition on Rail Transportation Industry is open to public at Tehran International Fair Grounds from 19th to 22nd of May 2014.