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Rapid Expansion Plans for Tehran Subway Underway

Basij and Mohammadiyeh stations, which cover 8.5 kilometers of Tehran Metro’s Line 7 in its eastern flank, have come on stream
Rapid Expansion Plans for Tehran Subway UnderwayRapid Expansion Plans for Tehran Subway Underway

Two more stations along the eastern flank of Tehran Metro’s Line 7 came on stream on Wednesday, CEO of Tehran Urban and Suburban Railway Company announced.
Ali Emam added that Basij and Mohammadiyeh stations, which cover 8.5 kilometers of the line, have become operational, ISNA reported.
"The stations will be officially inaugurated on August 26 in the presence of urban managers," he said.
Mohammadiyeh Station is a junction of Line 1 that links the north to the south of the capital.
Emam explained that Basij Station is located at the axis of Shahid Mahallati and Basij highways and facilitate passengers’ access to Khavaran BRT terminal.
The two stations and the connecting tunnel were successfully tested last week to ensure its smooth operation.
According to the Tehran Metro chief, signaling, air-conditioning and power supply were among factors assessed in a simulation test along the line.

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