IRAN: The Tehran metro now serves a total of 104 stations, following the opening to passenger traffic on September 14 of Shahid Ghoddoosi station on Line 3.

Line 3 runs for a total of 37 km from the southwest suburbs of the Iranian capital to the northeast. It is the longest metro route in the Middle East, as Dr Ahmadi Bafandeh, Managing Director of Tehran Urban & Suburban Railway Co, pointed out at the official opening of the new intermediate station.

Located at the Qasr crossroads, Shahid Ghoddoosi is open to traffic from 05.30 to 22.30 and is served by a train every 15 min.