A 864HP diesel EMD G18W built in 1968 and a 4800 hp electric ASEA Rc4 #651 share the Jolfa engine shed. The G18W was rebuilt with a new nose.
On the Tehran - Tabriz line, west of Myaneh, a Mashhad Tabriz night train travelling almost all of Iran from East to West passes through a round shape gallery in a remote area.
A northbound freight travels on the north part of the Trans-Iranian, in the scenic Hablerud river valley.
On the Trans-Iranian, a northbound freight crosses the Zagros Mountains between Dorud and Andimeshk.
Diesel, Rock and Waters
The night is falling in the Zagros Mountains. This souhtbound train coming from Teheran and going toward the Persian Gulf has just stopped in the remote station of Tang-e Panj and passes over the ... (more)
The Great Trans-Iranian Railway
The Trans-Iranian spans 1392 km / 865 miles from the Persian Gulf at the port of Bandar-e Emam Khomeyni (known as Bandar Shahpur before the 1979 Ira... (more)