Baku. Agshin Rafigoglu - APA-Economics. Azerbaijani and Iranian delegations reached an agreement to commence design and construction works of Azerbaijani and Iranian parts of the North-South transport corridor.
According to Ministry of Economy and Industry, length of Azerbaijani part of the railway makes 8.3 km, Iranian part 2 km. At present, the transportations between Azerbaijan and Iran are carried out by motor transport and total capacity is 600,000 tonnes.
After connection of Azerbaijani and Iranian railway lines, the capacity is planned to increase to 5 mln tonnes, then to 10 mln tonnes.