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Photos: Mashhad's Light Rail

Photos by Mehdi Bolourian, Mehr News Agency

The Mashhad Light Rail system is an urban rail network in Mashhad, second rapid transit system in Iran. The project has been known by a number of terms, including "light rail", "urban rail", and "metro".


Construction of Mashhad Light Rail began in 1999 and test train action started on January 4, 2011. Introducing passenger presentation took place on February 21, 2011. Eventually, limited trial operations began on March 12,2011, and finally regular service started in April 24, 2011.




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