All Iran articles – Page 2

  • Alstom, IDRO and IRICO have signed an agreement defining terms for the potential formation of a rolling stock manufacturing joint venture

    Alstom plans Iranian urban rail rolling stock joint venture


    IRAN: Alstom, Industrial Development & Renovation Organization of Iran and Iranian Rail Industries Development Co signed an agreement on July 23 defining the terms for the potential formation of a joint venture to produce urban and suburban rolling stock in Iran. This builds on a memorandum of ...

  • Tehran metro Line 7 was inaugurated on June 10.

    Tehran metro Line 7 inaugurated


    IRAN: The first phase of the sixth metro line in Tehran was inaugurated on June 10, connecting San’at Square to Basij on a 22 km alignment. Line 7 will eventually be 31 km long, once extensions at both ends open in March 2018. Nine more stations are ...

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    Tehran orders 70 metro cars from CRRC


    IRAN: The Tehran Wagon Manufacturing Co joint venture of CRRC, Norinco and Tehran Metro has won a €93m contract to supply 70 metro cars for the capital’s expanding network. The order is the latest of several that CRRC has won in Iran. Last year CRRC Changchun started ...

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    CRRC Changchun to supply more metro cars to Mashhad


    IRAN: CRRC Changchun is to supply 20 five-car trainsets for the second phase of Mashhad metro Line 2, which is due to open in May. The first three sets will be manufactured in China, with the remainder being made in Iran by a joint venture that CRRC ...

  • Line 2 in Mashhad has opened.

    Mashhad metro Line 2 opens


    IRAN: The first phase of the second metro line in Mashhad opened on February 20, running northeast-southwest from Kashfrood to Shohada. The 8 km section of Line 2 has six stations, with an additional station due to open at a later stage. The second phase, running southwest ...

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    Iran develops domestic metro supply industry


    IRAN: Significant steps have been taken towards establishing a domestic urban rail supply chain, Tehran Urban & Suburban Railway Operation Co’s Chief Executive Dr Ahmadi Bafandeh told the inaugural conference of the Iranian metro supply industry. The event held in the capital during December attracted representatives from ...

  • An extension of Esfahan’s sole metro line opened on November 2.

    Isfahan metro extended


    IRAN: An extension of Isfahan’s sole metro line by 800 m south from Shohada to Takhti opened on November 2, along with three more intermediate stations at Baharestan, Golestan and Shahid Chamran on the existing route. This takes Line 1 to 12·5 km with 11 stations. Most ...