Tehran Public Transportation Ready for Norouz Duty
Some 8,000 taxies, 5,000 buses and 500 minibuses are ready to offer services to travelers during the Norouz 9Iranian New Year) holidays in Tehran Province, the director general of Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization of the province said.
“This 13,500-strong public transportation fleet has the capacity to transport 2 million passengers over the two-week holidays,” Majid Reza Nasrollahnejad was quoted as saying by ILNA.
The official noted that 50 road patrol groups have been organized in 37 fixed and 17 mobile bases in the province and will keep the roads safe, control traffic and assist travelers where necessary.
The Iranian New Year holiday begins on March 21, 2017. Most Iranians use this opportunity to go on vacations across the country and abroad.