Ahvaz Metro

Ahvaz Metro is a metro system serving the city of Ahvaz, Iran. The first line with a length of 23 km is currently under construction with 24 stations. There are three other lines also planned for the city.

Ahvaz Metro
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Overview
Native nameمتروی اهواز / Metro-ye Ahvâz
OwnerAhvaz Municipality
LocaleAhvaz, Khuzestan
 Iran
Transit typeRapid transit
WebsiteUrban Railway Organization
Technical
System lengthLine 1: 23 km
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
(standard gauge)
System Map

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LinesEdit

Line 1Edit

Line 1 of Ahvaz metro is currently under construction. The line starts from the Northeast of the city, from in front of the power plant, going to the Southwest of the city, passing through near Ahvaz Airport, through Ahvaz old town on the left bank of Karun River, crossing the river and passing through Ahvaz Central Business and Administrative District and near Ahvaz railway station, passing the side of Chamran University, and continuing to the city's border to Baghaei Hospital.

The line is being built in 4 segments or phases. The first segment, consisting of 7 stations was expected to become operational in 2018.[1]

Line 2Edit

Line 2 of Ahvaz metro is planned for construction later. The line will run opposite of Line 1, from Southeast to Northwest.

Line 3Edit

Line 3 is currently in the planning stage. it will run in an East West direction on the southern edge of central Ahvaz.

Line 4Edit

Line 4 is currently in the planning stage. it will run in an East West direction further north of the city, just south of the airport.

 
Expansion plans of Ahvaz Metro

Rolling stockEdit

Rolling stock will be supplied by CRRC Nanjing Puzhen in cooperation with Wagon Pars.[2][3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "در بازدید استاندار خوزستان از پروژه ی قطار شهری اهواز عنوان شد: راه اندازی فاز اول خط یک تا پایان سال 1396". Archived from the original on 2017-10-19. Retrieved 2017-09-01.
  2. ^ "Iran, Chinese firms sign rail deals". www.iran-daily.com. 2018-03-07. Retrieved 2018-07-22.
  3. ^ Wei, Xu (2018-03-09). "CRRC Nanjing Cops USD620 Million Subway Train Supply Deal in Iran". Yicai Global. Retrieved 2018-07-22.

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