Tehran Wagon Manufacturing Co. factory is located in the south of Tehran (Fath Abad) in the vicinity of the Overhaul Workshop of Tehran Metro lines 1, 2, 3 and 4 which has over one hundred thousand square meters (100,000 square meters) space with an annual production capacity of 168 sets of subway wagons and 72 sets of double decks (in one shift).
The factory buildings have about 5 hectares space, including assembly halls for double-decks and subway wagons, car body saloon, warehouses, offices and other secondary buildings such as the engine room, power room, etc...
The main equipment in the assembly hall include specific body sheet welding sets, Jig and fixtures, wagon traverse, cars testing and weighing machines, panel beating equipment, plasma welding machine, lifting jacks required for assembling, testing and commissioning equipment.
The first assembled train at the factory entered into the cycle of operation in Feb.2006. At this time, there is a contract signed with Tehran Metro Company for supply of 455 subway wagons and 160 double decks and 38 electric locomotives and a large number of the wagons and locomotives have been delivered to Tehran Metro Co. which are now in the cycle of operation.
It is worth mentioning that 42% cost of subway wagons and 52% cost of double decks are provided with the domestic industrial capabilities.