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  • Old buses reach up to 15,000 within 6 months 2019-09-03 22:02

    Old buses to reach 15,000 within 6 months

    TEHRAN – There are currently 22,000 buses running in the country’s transport fleet, 15,000 of which will turn over 10 years old by the end of this year (March 2020), Hossein Rajab Salahi, an official with the Ministry of Interior has said.

  • 2 metro stations in Tehran to become operational 2019-07-15 20:24

    2 metro stations in Tehran to become operational

    TEHRAN – Two subway stations in line 7 of Tehran underground transport system will become operational by the end of the next Iranian calendar month (August 22), Ali Emam, the CEO of Tehran Urban & Suburban Railway Operation Company, has said.

  • 70 imported metro cars to join transport fleet soon 2019-06-22 18:02

    70 imported metro cars to join transport fleet soon

    TEHRAN – Tehran Mayor Pirouz Hanachi announced that some 70 new metro cars have been imported to the country which will soon join operational metro lines, Tasnim reported on Saturday.

  • Tehran Municipality plans to build 4 new subway lines 2019-06-01 20:18

    Tehran Municipality plans to build 4 new subway lines

    TEHRAN – Tehran Municipality plans to construct four new subway lines in the capital after putting all the under-construction lines on operation, Mohsen Pourseyyed Aqaei, deputy mayor for traffic and transport affairs has said.

  • Tehran metro line 6 partially inaugurated 2019-04-07 11:54

    Tehran metro line 6 partially inaugurated

    TEHRAN – Tehran metro line 6 partially opened on Sunday morning during a ceremony with President Hassan Rouhani in attendance.

  • Tehran subway line 7 partially inaugurated  2019-03-16 21:46

    Tehran subway line 7 partially inaugurated 

    TEHRAN — Tehran subway line 7, connecting southeastern Tehran to northwestern parts of the city, was partially inaugurated on Saturday morning, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • $1.5b needed to complete 2 metro lines in Tehran 2019-02-21 01:58

    $1.5b needed to complete 2 metro lines in Tehran

    TEHRAN – A budget of 60 trillion rials (about $1.5 billion) required to complete two metro lines of 6 and 7, stretching to 70 kilometers in the capital, Tehran City Council member has stated.

  • Six metro stations to be inaugurated within month 2019-02-20 10:37

    Six metro stations to be inaugurated within month

    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.

  • 16,000 clunker buses running in transport fleet nationwide 2019-02-19 09:37

    16,000 clunker buses running in transport fleet nationwide

    TEHRAN – Some 22,000 busses are operating in the country’s public transport fleet, 16,000 of which are clunkers, accounting for 70 percent of the volume of bus transport system, deputy interior minister for urban and rural development has said.

  • Tehran metro delivers 730 million rides annually 2019-01-13 22:33

    Tehran metro delivers 730 million rides annually

    TEHRAN – The underground transport system stretching to 170 kilometers in the metropolis of Tehran is delivering over 730 million rides each year, Mehdi Jamalinejad, deputy interior minister, has announced.

  • 2 subway lines to become partially operational: Tehran councilor  2018-12-25 21:33

    2 subway lines to become partially operational: Tehran councilor 

    TEHRAN — Subway lines 6 and 7 of Tehran will become partially operational by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2019), councilor Ali Krooni has said.

  • Studies on launching Iran’s first tram started 2018-12-11 22:43

    Studies on launching Iran’s first tram started

    TEHRAN – An appraisal study on the country’s first tram, to be established in the northern city of Rasht, has been started, an official with the municipalities and village administrations has announced.

  • Tehran Metro to soon face train shortages 2018-12-05 10:14

    Tehran metro to soon face car shortages

    TEHRAN – Although currently some 121 trains are running in the capital’s subway system, it will soon face lack of cars with inauguration of new lines being under construction, head of construction and transportation commission of Tehran City Council has said.

  • A view of a subway station of line 6 which is under construction 2018-10-16 19:57

    University of Tehran’s Jahad Daneshgahi to manufacture subway equipment

    TEHRAN — Jahad Daneshgahi, the University of Tehran's academic center for education, culture and research, will domestically produce equipment for developing subways, deputy mayor of Tehran for traffic and transport affairs has said.

  • Kim wookjin 2018-07-25 14:53

    By Kim Wookjin, Iran expert at KOTRA Tehran office

    Learning about Iran: A supreme pleasure

    TEHRAN - It has been already five years since I first step onto very unfamiliar land, Iran. Back in August, 2013, I began my governmental service in the Islamic Republic of Iran. I did not know anything about Iran then. It was literally ‘the unknown world’ to me.

  • Tehran subway line 7 2018-07-15 09:02

    Tehran subway line 7 partially reopens

    TEHRAN — Tehran subway line 7 was partially reopened on Sunday, ISNA news agency reported.

  • Mohammad Ali Afshani 2018-06-23 08:54

    Mayor seeks govt., parliament’s financial support to manage Tehran

    TEHRAN — Tehran Mayor Mohammad Ali Afshani has urged the Rouhani administration and Majlis (parliament) to mobilize more financial support for urban management in the capital, IRNA reported on Thursday.

  • Tehran subway 2018-05-20 10:47

    Tehran subway short of 10,000 cars: councilor

    TEHRAN — Tehran subway is short of some 10,000 cars in order to be fully operational, councilor Mohammad Alikhani has said.

  • Tehran subway 2018-04-27 20:20

    Tehran plans to increase metro ridership to 5 million by March 2019

    TEHRAN — In an effort to reduce air pollution in the metropolis of Tehran, the municipality is planning on increasing the subway ridership by the end of the current Iranian calendar year falling on March 20, 2019.

  • an unveiling ceremony of 46 new cars on Thursday 2018-03-16 19:29

    Tehran metro short of 1,300 cars: mayor

    TEHRAN — The Tehran metro is experiencing overcrowding as it is short of some 1,300 cars, Tehran Mayor Mohammad Ali Najafi said.

  • Tehran metro ranks 25 among world’s busiest subways 2018-01-12 10:05

    Tehran metro ranks 25 among world’s busiest subways

    TEHRAN – With an annual ridership of 459 million, Tehran metro has attained the rank of 25 among busiest subway systems in the world.

  • Plans to reinforce Tehran’s subway fleet underway  2018-01-06 20:00

    Plans to reinforce Tehran’s subway fleet underway

    TEHRAN – Supplying Tehran’s underground transport fleet with 1,000 new subway cars is underway for the next Iranian calendar year 1397 (March 2018-March 2019), the head of Tehran’s Planning and Budget Organization has said.

  • Tehran Metro 2017-12-11 09:00

    ‘Tehran metro can resist magnitude 8 earthquake’

    TEHRAN – Tehran metro can endure earthquakes measuring up to 8 on the Richter scale, director of Tehran Urban and Suburban Railway Operations Company said.

  • Tehran metro line 6 2017-08-06 19:39

    Tehran metro among ITA Tunneling Awards finalists

    TEHRAN —Tehran metro line 6 is among the four finalists at International Tunneling and Underground Space Association (ITA) Tunneling Awards 2017 in the category of ‘major project of the year’.