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Tehran Taps Tech Firms for Subway Car Production

As per the multilateral deal signed by state and municipal bodies with the academia, the potentials of local tech firms will be mobilized for the expansion of Tehran’s subway network
Tehran Taps Tech Firms for Subway Car ProductionTehran Taps Tech Firms for Subway Car Production

To develop Tehran’s subway network, a multilateral contract has been signed to involve domestic knowledge-based companies in the production of rolling stock. 
Early this week, a deal was signed by Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari, Tehran Mayor Pirouz Hanachi, chairman of Iran National Innovation Fund Ali Vahdat, the head of the Academic Center for Education, Culture and Research, Hamidreza Tayyebi, CEO of Tehran Urban and Suburban Railway Company Ali Emam and a senior official of MAPNA Locomotive Company, Ahmad Khodaei, for wagon production, Mehr News Agency reported.
The entities will collaborate to produce a single-car train as a pilot project in the deal's first phase. The train is set to be completed within 18 months.

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