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Tehran Metro Line 5

Line 5 is coloured green on system maps; it is a 41-kilometer-long (25 mi) regional rail line and has eleven stations.[2] Entering the area of Karaj with main stations at Karaj and Golshahr. It connects with the western end of Line 2 at Tehran (Sadeghiyeh) station. The line is also assigned to be Karaj Metro Line 1 in Karaj's 6-line Metro expansion master plan.

Tehran Metro Line 5
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Overview
Other name(s)Karaj Metro Line 1 (Persian: خط ۱ مترو کرج‎)
Native nameخط ۵ مترو تهران
TypeCommuter rail
SystemTehran Metro
LocaleTehran, Tehran Province
TerminiGolshahr Station
Tehran (Sadeghiyeh) Station
Stations11
Operation
OpenedMarch 7, 1999 (Initially)[1]
February 18, 2017 (Most recent)[1]
OwnerTehran Urban and Suburban Railways Organization (Metro)
Operator(s)Tehran Urban and Suburban Railways Organization (Metro)
Depot(s)Tehran-West Depot
Technical
Line length41 km (25 mi)
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification25 kV AC overhead catenary
Route map
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Tehran
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Karaj

RouteEdit

FutureEdit

A Western extension towards Hashtgerd is under construction and to become operational in 2019.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Schwandl, Robert (2010). "Asia - Iran - Tehran Metro". UrbanRail.net. Retrieved 2011-01-17.
  2. ^ "Final profile Tehran Metro Station Line 5" (pdf). Tehran Urban & Suburban Railway Operating Company. Retrieved 2015-09-05.
  3. ^ "Metro to Reach Hashtgerd in Summer", Financial Tribune, 11 May 2019. Retrieved on 23 September 2019.