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04/16/12

Photos: Saving Tehran Metro From Drowning

Photos by Youness Khani, Mehr News Agency

"Tehran Metro Drowned" - This was the headline of a news item reported by ISNA. This was after heavy rain caused flooding at Eram station which caused closure of parts of lane 4 of the metro. Well, all hope is not lost. Many people are hard at work save the metro. These photos show Tehran municipality workers trying to contain the river next to Eram metro station. Tehran mayor Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf personally participated in the operations and lent a hand to the crew.


Tehran mayor Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf (lef) lends a hand!

The Tehran Metro is a rapid transit system serving Tehran, the capital of Iran. The system consists of 4 operational lines with two additional lines under construction. The Tehran Metro carries more than 2 million passengers a day. In 2010, 459 million trips were made on Tehran Metro.





























































 
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