Located on the line linking Iran to Turkey (Tabriz-Van), the Ghotour Bridge is one of the most spectacular in Iran. It is guarded by a small military force housed in... (more)
Sweden in Iran
The RAI Rc4 is a class of 4 axle Bo'Bo' electric locomotives; the units have a similar design to the Swedish SJ Rc4.
8 units were built by ASEA and SGP in... (more)
An American GE undergoing maintenance in the Bafq shops
Hauled by a French Alstom Prima diesel, a containers train starts its long northbound journey from Bafq to Mashhad while schoolgirls enjoy the sand dunes.
A Tabriz - Tehran - Mashhad long distance passenger train crosses the most scenic section of the Theran-Tabriz line (between Khorasanak and Sheykhsafi).
A beautiful spring morning on the South Trans-Iranien
A northbound freight travels on the north part of the Trans-Iranian, in the scenic Hablerud river valley.
Tehran - Tabriz night train 10 mn before departure
Tehran - Tabriz night train with a RAI conductor waiting for his passengers
The Great Trans-Iranian Railway
On the northern part of the Trans-Iranian, the Veresk Bridge is the most famous bridge of Iran and one of the two most spectacular, the other one ... (more)
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