Tehran Subway Opens 2 Stations

Despite facing a cash crunch and other headwinds, Tehran Metro has inaugurated two new stations to ease clean urban mobility in the megacity
Tehran Subway Opens 2 Stations
Tehran Subway Opens 2 Stations

Two subway stations in Line 6 and 7 of Tehran Metro were inaugurated on Thursday to speed up the development of traffic-free, green means of transportation.
The stations were inaugurated by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani via videoconference. Tehran Mayor Pirouz Hanachi, Tehran City Council Chairman Mohsen Hashemi and Ali Emam, the head of Tehran Metro Company, were present at the site, Tasnim News Agency reported. 
Modafe’an-e Salamat (meaning protectors of health) Station, formerly named Baqerkhan, in Line 7, sits near Sattarkhan and Baqerkhan streets in the west of the capital.
In view of the huge traffic problem in the area, the station is expected to help ease the problem. 
According to urban officials, the station has been renamed in tribute to the selfless efforts of medical staff during the Covid-19 pandemic. 


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