Transportation in Iran
Rulers of Iran were the first powerful governments to carry out road construction. as 500 BC the Iranian contacted to all states with a network of roads that have historical dimension such as: silk road, royal road, pearl road and the way of spice which linked all the roads inside and out the use of Ghari on the Iranian plateau was common .until many years later some carriage were gifted from foreign countries but they were useless .in the early 1230,s the government encouraged were made carriages in the cities of Tehran, Isfahan.
Then railroad was built on order of nasser-al-din shah and the car imported in Iran at command of his son.
The road transport operation is the responsibility of the ministry of roads and shipment. There are several organ and indituation are also in connection with transportation such as: Central Insurance, trooper .In control the ways, Environmental protection for to control contaminants.
Generally Transport in the vast territory of Iran is the same as in the rest of the world, the particular climate of Iran is due to it’s access to open sea and vast plains.
Perhaps that don’t have access to open sea should move miles away.Transportation in Iran is a factor for Budget tour in Iran .
Like the rest of the world in the following sections:
1- Maritime Transportation of Iran
The relationship of the ports of Iran set with the ports of the neighboring countries some famous ports in Iran are: Bandar-abbas, Anzali, Chabahar, Bushehr which are connected with the famous ports of the world such as Dubai, Shanghai, Hongkong.
2- Ground transportation in Iran
Including rail and tarmac. some of the most active land border is Parvaz-khan, Bazargan.
The cargo from Europe and turkey is taken to Iraq and Afghanistan through by land border of Iran.
3- Air transportation in Iran
70 city of Iran are equipped with airport and major flights are conducted by Iran air, followed by Sky and Caspian.
In fact network transportation is scheduled in the timetable for the relocated people and goods .although Iran’s transport has many problems in the
Infrastructure sector and it’s investment not comparable to Europe and America and you will notice the great differences in all section.
Nowadays despite all this in the major cities of Iran, such as Tehran, Mashhad, Isfahan You see the subway and the urban trains.