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Tehran Bus Rapid Transit

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Tehran Bus Rapid Transit

Tehran Bus Rapid Transit was officially inaugurated in 2008 in order to facilitate the motor traffic in Tehran. As at 2011 the bus rapid transit (BRT) system had a network of 100 kilometers which transports 1.8 million passengers on a daily basis.

Tehran has currently 10 BRT lines.

  • Line 1: Azadi Terminal to Tehranpars crossroad (Jan. 2008)
  • Line 2: Azadi Terminal to Khavaran Terminal
  • Line 3: Science & Tech Terminal to Khavaran Terminal (Feb. 2009)
  • Line 4: Tehran South Terminal to Chamran Highway-Parkway Intersection (Afshar Terminal)
  • Line 5: Science & Tech Terminal to Argentina Sq. (Beihaghi Terminal)
  • Line 7: Railway station that is located in southern part of Tehran to Tajrish that is located in northern part of Tehran. (Valiasr Ave.)
  • Line 8: Tehran South Terminal to Khavaran Terminal
  • Line 9: Sohanak (Laleh Terminal) to Javanmard Ghassab Metro Station
  • Line 10: Azadi Sq. to Daneshgah Azad sq. in Hesarak
  • The total length of BRT in Tehran is about 150 km that will be increased to 300 km in future.

    Tehran's mayor, Dr. Ghalibaf addressed the inaugural ceremony saying:

    References

    Tehran Bus Rapid Transit Wikipedia


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