ID : N-586 Date : 2017/11/04 - 23:01
(Persia Digest) – This morning saw the running of the 22nd tourism train in Tehran. As announced by the railways, this tourism train named “The Heart of Iran” made its second trip from Tehran to take European, American, and Asian tourists sightseeing around the country.
As reported by ISNA News Agency, Iran railways announced that visitors from the UK, the USA, Russia, Germany, Australia, the Philippines, and Norway are traveling on the train to the cities of Mashhad, Kerman, Yazd, Isfahan, Shiraz, Sa’adat Shahr, Kashan, Arak, Shushtar, Susa, Varask, and Pols Sefid.
After the Iran nuclear agreement, the JCPOA, was signed in 2015, relations between Iran and other countries saw an improvement, thus ushering in a new wave of tourists to Iran. These train rides have proved rather popular among Iran’s guests and visitors.
Previously, 21 trains had traveled to Iran on various routes with the management of different rail transport companies. This process is planned to continue in the future.
Tehran is seeking to connect to neighboring railway networks to organize tours from near and far. Plans will also be finalized in the near future for regular train rides from other countries such as Germany to Iran.