The reduction of trains’ headway in Tehran metro lines, along with the beginning of educational year 2019-2020

Farnoush Nobkht, the managing director of TUSROC, Tehran Urban and Suburban Railway Operation Company, stated: “The headway of lines 1, 2, and 4 was 4 minutes that has changed to 3.5 min for commuting passengers since September 23, 2019.”

He also added: “The headway of line 3 also reduced from 8 to 7.5 min.”

Nobakht informed the headway decrease of line 6 from 25 to 15 min and line 7 to 12 min.
Pointing to every 8 min headway of line 4 in the midday, he asserted:"We could cut down on the headway of the line to 6 min from 10:00 to 13:00 on Thursdays."   

Moreover, he informed the reduction of the headway from 8 to 7 min on Friday. He mentioned that 2 train sets and 24 passenger movements have been added to this line to make it equal with other lines.

TUSROC managing director finally indicated: “These changes have been added 10% extra movement to line 4.”