Tehran’s subway stations reached 100

Mehrabad airport subway line inaugurated on Tuesday

April 2, 2016 - 9:32

Tehran’s Mehrabad subway line, which stretched over two kilometers and connects Mehrabad International Airport to subway line 3, came on stream on Tuesday.

TEHRAN — Tehran’s Mehrabad subway line, which stretched over two kilometers and connects Mehrabad International Airport to subway line 3, came on stream on Tuesday.

First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri, Tehran Mayor Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf, Tehran’s Governor Hossein Hashemi, and the managing director of Tehran Urban and Suburban Railway Operation Company Habil Darvishi attended the inaugural ceremony.

The wagons are uniquely designed for the use of the passengers and their luggage and the trains operate with Automatic Train Operation (ATO) system where there is no driver on board.

The newly inaugurated line is able to transport some 70,000 passengers on a daily basis and has 4 stations which bring the total number of Tehran’s subways stations to 100.

Tehran subway system consists of five operational lines and lines 6 and 7 are under construction. The lines link south to north, east to west and are gradually covering more neighborhoods.

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