Subway expansion in Iranian metropolises

Financial Tribune – Providing people with decent public transportation services is of high importance for cities worldwide and there is much room for improvement in Iran.

The initiatives of urban managers of metropolises like Isfahan and Karaj for expanding their subway networks have recently gained momentum.

The construction of tunnels for Line 2 of Isfahan’s subway network will be completed within two years.

Alireza Salavati, the managing director of Transportation and Traffic Organization of Isfahan Municipality, told Tasnim News Agency, “The construction of Isfahan Metro’s Line 1 took 15 years. However, the expansion project has been streamlined and will be completed by 2021.”