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Tehran to host OSJD confab Oct 2-3

Tehran, The 11th conference of Organization for Cooperation of Railways (OSJD) is supposed to be held in the capital city of Tehran from October 2-3.

The event will be held with the attendance of China, Russian and 30 other countries.

The conference is aimed to discuss solutions for developing and finalizing international rail transportation in Eurasia.

The Organization for Cooperation of Railways, was established as the equivalent of the International Union of Railways to create and improve the coordination of international rail transport.

The event is to review the following topics:

Cargo potential in the countries of Asia and Pacific region for the organization of railway traffic between Europe and Asia

Perspectives for the development of container transportation experience in creating a railway product

Legal framework for railway freight transport and its improvement; tariff policy and marketing

Information technologies in the field of railway freight transport

Ways to increase the attractiveness and competitiveness of railway transport

Modem logistic solutions; interaction with other modes of transport (combined, intermodal, multimodal transportations)

The current situation on the freight market shared by different modes of transport

Technological aspects for the organization of international freight traffic.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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