MAPNA GROUP REPRESENTED FOR THE SECOND TIME AT WORLD’S MOST REPUTABLE RAIL INDUSTRY EXHIBITION (INNOTRANS)

The 6th INNOTRANS biennial exhibition was launched in Berlin, Germany. This year, INNOTRANS was furnished with 2758 stands from 55 countries and some 139 thousand people visited this exhibition in four days. The event is the most remarkable in the world’s rail industry in 2014. Reputable players of the industry in such areas as rail transportation infrastructures, rail fleet, rail industry equipment and machineries, public transportation and interior design of rail cars were present here. Mapna Group’s rail transportation division had been represented at this exhibition as well and put to display new products and services such as MAP24 diesel electric cargo locomotive...

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CHINESE-BACKED TEHRAN – MASHHAD ELECTRIFICATION CONTRACT SIGNED

IRAN: A consortium bringing together Chinese companies CMC and SU Power with subsidiaries of local industrial group MAPNA has been awarded a contract to install and maintain overhead electrification equipment on the 926 km Tehran – Mashhad line, and procure 70 electric locomotives.The engineering, procurement, construction and finance contract was signed by national railway RAI on June 29. Construction is expected to take 42 months, followed by a five-year maintenance period. The project is to be financed from Chinese sources, with a 15% contribution from the Iranian government.The existing infrastructure is to be upgraded to increase maximum speeds on the route from 160 ...

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PHASE 1 OF KAHAK 2.5MW WIND FARM PROJECT IS INAUGURATED

Phase 1 of MAPNA Group’s first wind farm project was inaugurated in Kahak, Qazvin province of Iran on 11th of August 2014.During the inaugural ceremony at the site of the wind farm, MAPNA Group’s managing director, Dr. Abbas Aliabadi stated: “Kahak wind farm is Iran’s first 2.5MW turbine site and 11th of August 2014 marks going into operation of the first phase of Qazvin province’s 40 turbine site (100MW) project. Seven wind turbines have so far been installed in this site of which three have been synchronized and four units are about to be commissioned soon. The last unit is undergoing loading process.”Dr. Aliabadi expressed the hope that the...

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FINANCING OF THE PROJECT FOR ELECTRIFICATION OF TEHRAN-MASHHAD RAILWAY PROJECT APPROVED

Implementation of the plan for electrification of Tehran-Mashhad railway project through foreign financial facilities (financing) was approved.Recently, the contract for electrification of Tehran-Mashhad railway was signed between the Railway Company of the Islamic Republic of Iran and an Iranian-Chinese consortium comprising Mapna, Mapna Rail Construction and Development, Mapna International, CMC and SU Power companies.The Iranian-Chinese consortium has been assigned the task of renovating the existing structure for handling speeds exceeding 200km/h, constructing electrified railway network for speeds exceeding 250km/h, repair and maintenance of 70 locomotives as well as maintenance and...

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FINANCING OF THE PROJECT FOR ELECTRIFICATION OF TEHRAN-MASHHAD RAILWAY PROJECT APPROVED