Isfahan's metro system welcomes 10 new wagons

"Adding 10 new subway wagons, purchased at a cost of 300 billion tomans, Isfahan's new train fleet will able to carry 30,000 passengers per day," The mayor of Isfahan said.

Iran (IMNA) - "Two purchased RAMS including 10 wagons will be joined Isfahan's train fleet following primary functional tests, " Godratollah Norouzi said.

The mayor of Isfahan noted, "Considering the 10 new subway wagons, the number of 12 urban train RAMs equivalent to 60 wagons, will be increased to 70; the municipality is now trying to buy more wagons."

Urban trains are an important mode of the transportation in metropolises like Isfahan and offer many advantages that one cannot get by car. Taking the train is a cost-effective way of commuting, especially if you're going a relatively short distance.

The municipality of Isfahan has exercised abundant preventive measures to ensure safety in metro wagons during pandemic.

Public transport in Isfahan experienced a decline since the national coronavirus lockdown was implemented; to fight against the COVID 19 and bring back the prosperity to urban transit system, the municipality of Isfahan applied a set of measures.

Time intervals between the adjacent arrival trains in the same direction and station has been changed as additional trains have been put into service.

Also ultraviolet-C (UVC) lamps and lights disinfecting the spaces have been installed in different parts of metro stations.

Enforcing mandatory social distancing rules in front of the ticket counters, waiting platforms and inside the wagons are among the rules being put in place to promote contactless procedures.

The mayor ended, "In line with the policy of spatial justice, which has been repeatedly emphasized and implemented in practice, the municipality has also initiated large projects in less privileged areas, by realizing which citizens in deprived areas can enjoy many benefits."

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