full metro, monorail under construction
While 9 lines are eventually planned, Tehran's metro currently consists of four lines, one of which, Line 5, is actually a 41.5 km commuter line connecting Tehran with the city of Karadj, which is building it's own metro.. Line 1, which is 2/3 underground, is
36 km long. The extension opened in April 2012.
Line 2 is completely underground. It has11 stations and is 11 km long. It was Tehran's second metro line, and it opened in 2000. Line four, currently under construction and partially opened in 2009, is completely underground. A 2.8 km above ground branch line connecting to the airport opened in March 2016.
Line 3, with 37 km, 11 of which are above ground, opened it's first 7 km in December 2012.
A tram line is also planned for Tehran but so far we have read nothing definite about it.
I and II of the Tehran subway map.
Iran is also proposing
to help with a new
metro in Damascus, Syria.
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Women in the
Tehran's 7.4 km monorail broke ground in 2010 and was camcelled just a few months into construction
What, no monorail? It's the fault of the Jews!