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Tehran Metro Extension Plan Making Headway

Several lines of the subway network are still under construction.Several lines of the subway network are still under construction.

Allocation of 7 trillion rials ($166.6 million) worth of bonds for completion of Line 7 has helped speed up the construction, Head of Tehran Urban and Suburban Railway Operation Company told reporters.
Ali Emam briefed the press on the process of developing the city’s subway system over the weekend, reported ISNA.
“Some 65% of Line 7 has been constructed. Phase one of the seven-kilometer-long line between Shahid Navab-e Safavi and Molavi is in final stages and will probably open by May.”
Tehran Municipality has pushed to raise public funds for the expansion of the Tehran subway system so as to avoid relying on national funds. 


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