Six metro stations to be inaugurated within month

February 20, 2019 - 10:37

TEHRAN – Six new stations in lines 6 and 7 of Tehran subway will be inaugurated by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20), director for Tehran Urban and Suburban Railway Operation Company has announced.

“Some 3 stations on southern part of line 6 stretching to 9 kilometers and 3 stations on northern part of line 7 stretching to 7.5 kilometers will be operational within the next month,” Tasnim quoted Ali Emam as saying on Monday.

Construction measures have been completed on the aforementioned stations, currently, subway cars and other required facilities which have entered the country a week ago, are being installed, he added.

Tehran subway system consists of five operational lines, stretching to 170 kilometers, and the lines 6 and 7 are under construction. The lines link south to north, east to west and are gradually covering more neighborhoods. By completing the two aforementioned lines 70 kilometers will be added to the current railways.