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Traffic Schemes Resume, Commuters Throng Subway

Tehran Metro CEO Farnoush Nobakht has warned people against undertaking outdoor activities, while urging commuters to use the subway at less crowded hours as far as possible
Traffic Schemes Resume, Commuters Throng Subway  Traffic Schemes Resume, Commuters Throng Subway

Traffic schemes in Tehran resumed as of Saturday, pushing more people toward using public transportation and increasing the spread of coronavirus.
Many experts have cautioned that the observation of social distancing is very hard while using public transportation services.
Tehran Metro CEO Farnoush Nobakht has warned people against undertaking outdoor activities, while urging commuters to use the subway at less crowded hours as far as possible, ILNA reported.
Noting that 7-8 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. are the metro rush hours, Nobakht said the metro company has taken measures to handle the crowd of passengers while focusing on hygienic criteria. 
“Wearing facemasks is mandatory in trains and passengers who ignore the rule will be notified,” he said.

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