First Silk Road train from China arrives in Tehran

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First Silk Road train from China arrives in Tehran A Chinese freight train loaded with 32 containers arrived in Tehran on February 15th, 2016. The latest new railway link is part of China’s overland Silk Road plan and follows hard on a series of other ‘firsts’. The rail-bridge connection with Iran revitalises the ancient Silk […]

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