First Chinese train arrives in Tehran to revive Silk Road

February 15, 2016 10:00 AM

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TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's state TV says the first Chinese commercial train has arrived in Tehran to revive the Silk Road — an ancient network of trade routes running through Asia.

Monday's report quotes Mohsen Pourseyed Aghaie, Iran's deputy transport minister, as saying a 12-container train arrived in Tehran after a 14-day journey from eastern China.

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