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Urban, Suburban Passenger Rail Transport Up 15 Percent

Urban, Suburban Passenger Rail Transport  Up 15 PercentUrban, Suburban Passenger Rail Transport  Up 15 Percent

Around 6.7 million passengers were transported by urban and suburban railroads during the first three months of the current Iranian year (March 21-June 21), registering a 15% increase compared with the similar period of last year, the deputy head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways for passenger affairs said.
“Around 5 million passengers out of the total figure were transported by urban railroads and the remaining 1.7 million by suburban railroads, indicating a 15% and 12% rise respectively year-on-year,” Mir Hassan Mousavi was also quoted as saying by the news portal of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development.

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