MAPNA Signs Agreement on Ahwaz-Isfahan Electric Railway Construction

MAPNA Group has signed an agreement with the Construction and Development of Transportation Infrastructures Company, affiliated to the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development, to construct the 500-km Ahwaz-Isfahan electric railway.The agreement was endorsed by Road Minister Mohammad Eslami and delivered to MAPNA Group on July 19, 2021.As per the deal, a consortium comprising MAPNA Group, MAPNA International F.Z.E and MAPNA Railway Construction & Development Company will construct the double-track railway under an EPC (engineering-procurement-construction) scheme. Linking Ahwaz, center of the southwestern Khuzestan Province, and the central city of Isfahan, the railway will mainly...

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MAPNA Rolls First Fully-Homegrown High-Sided Freight Train on Tracks

MAPNA Group has successfully launched the first unit of a ten-wagon freight train that has been completely designed and manufactured by its subsidiaries. “The new train, consisting of MAP24 locomotive and ten four-axle high-sided box wagons, was recently test-launched at Ardakan Station [central Iran] and is now ready for operation,” Morteza Ali-Ahmadi, the CEO of MAPNA Multimodal Transportation Company said on Monday. The MAP24 locomotive has been designed and developed by MAPNA Locomotive Engineering & Manufacturing Company (MLC). It has a 3300-hp engine; 78% of the locomotive’s parts are designed and produced by Iranian experts and are comparable to imported...

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MAPNA Rolls First Fully-Homegrown High-Sided Freight Train on Tracks
MAPNA's First Electric Bus on Test Drive in Tehran

MAPNA's First Electric Bus on Test Drive in Tehran

MAPNA Group has put the first unit of its electric bus dubbed "Shetab" on test drive in Tehran. The e-powered vehicle joined the capital city's public transport fleet on Sunday, July 4, to pass the technical tests in the sprawling city. Another unit of the Shetab bus was unveiled in Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan Province, in early June. Shetab has been designed and manufactured by Parsan Electric Bus Production Company, a joint venture between MAPNA Group and Oghab Afshan Industrial and Manufacturing Company, which was set up in September 2020. Parsan is planning to start the mass production of the green model in the near future. The monocoque design of the body and chassis...

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Tehran Metro Inaugurates Two Subway Stations

Tehran Metro Company opened two subway stations in Lines 6 and 7 on Thursday, June 17, as part of the plans to enhance the capital’s green means of transportation. The Modafe’an-e Salamat (“health defenders”) Station, named as a tribute to Covid-19 first responders, in Line 7, and Shahrak-e Azmayesh in the western tail of Line 6 were inaugurated by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani via videoconference. The ceremony was also attended by Tehran Mayor Pirouz Hanachi, Ali Emam, the head of Tehran Metro Company, and Reza Javaheri, the head of MAPNA Railway Construction and Development Company. Shahrak-e Azmayesh Station is located in western Tehran. Given the area'...

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Tehran Metro Inaugurates Two Subway Stations