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Tehran

Iran


Date of opening21 Feb 2000
Network length162.1 km (100.75 mi)
Stations106 (97*)
Lines5        Line history cityrailtransit.com
Stations per line21.20
Avg. station distance1,605 m (1.00 mi)
Avg. line length32.42 km (20.15 mi)
*with transfer stations counted once
Numerical data by J. Serradell, 1 Jan 2017
System typeMetro
Daily ridership (by J. Kennes)1.32 million (as of 2011)
Daily ridership per km (per mi)8,110 (5,040)
Fare collection
TrackGauge: 1435 mm
Power supplyThird rail, 750 V
Air-conditioned trainsYes
Walk-through trains
Rubber-tyred trains
Driverless lines
Platform screen doors
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Official map
Source: html, © 2012 tehranmetro.com


To-scale map
Source: cityrailtransit.com

Disclaimer: Maps are copyrighted. The previews on this page are for informational purposes only. Please respect copyright and always refer to original maps.

Transit mapsSystem map images
openbusmap.org/öpnvkarte.de
openptmap.org
tracker.geops.ch - moving trains
maps.google.com
images.google.com




Metro Arts and Architecture

Examples of interesting station design:


Rating: 2 stars – worth a detour!  Tehran

The clean metro system in the capital of Iran has many stations with an interesting architecture or design.

Photo [u-bahn-blog.de]: Entrance of Imam Khomeini station, opened in 2000.
Works of art have been integrated in many stations [tehranmetro.com], [iranchamber.com] as well as some stunning architectural features.

Photo [tehranmetro.com]: Platform level of Mirdamad station from 2002.
Photo [Hossein Mosavi Faraz, Fars News Agency]: Entrance structure of Vali-E Asr station from 2010.




Departure Procedure and Sounds

A few beeps before the doors close. Next-station anouncements in the train are in Farsi language by a recorded female voice.






Handpicked Resources

tehranmetro.com Official website




Generic Links for Tehran Metro

Wikipedia entry at wikipedia.org
Urbanrail.net entry at urbanrail.net
Railway Gazette search at railwaygazette.com
Discussion at skyscrapercity.com
System photos at Google Images
City information at wikipedia.org









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