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The project to increase the Tehran-Karaj railway lines

Employer: Islamic republic of Iran railway
Type of Contract: EPC
Contract Period: 18 months
Location: Tehran and Alborz Province
Project Outline
One of the goals that the government is following through 2025 vision is to increase the overall capacity of national railway system. Multiple railway projects have been defined all around the country in order to reach this goal. One of them is the project to add new rail lines to Karaj-Tehran Railway which completion of it will lead to:
    Reduction in travel time with increasing available rail lines to 4
    Ability to be used as a transit line with activation of international north-south corridor
    Creating railway connection with Central Asian, Caucasus and European countries through Mashhad-Tabriz railway and Sarakhs, Jolfa, Razi and Bazargan Customs.
    Increasing the capacity of railway system Railway construction: 75 km
Scope of Work
The project's scope of work includes provision of engineering, supply of equipment & materials, construction and installation works, laying rails, electrical equipment,
Key Statistics
    Laying rail: approximately 60 km
    Bridge: 23
    Station: 1
    Station improvement: 4
    Aqueduct: 37
    Intersection: 23
    Earthmoving operations: 1,000,000 m3
    Framework: 70,000 m3
    Reinforcement: 5500 tons
    Concrete: 53000 m3