Rare Iranian cab
Everything is rare in this picture:
- This is the first picture of an Iranian engine cab on RPN
- This is one of the rare (8 units only) electric engines... (more)
The daily Tabriz Jolfa approaching Hadishahr
Swedish design, Austrian builder, Iranian operator.
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.
3 agents in the cab, probably a couple more in the train, for 2 passenger cars...
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)