These engines were formerly in service in South Korea. Today, they belong to Alborz Niroo, a private company independent from the RAI.
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Diesel, Rock and Waters
What at first I believed was a fire in the distance was in reality an approaching sand storm. It was trigered by the strong winds announcing a thunderstorm. It was surreal to be in the middle of t... (more)
On the Trans-Iranian, in the Zagros Mountains, a southbound freight travels in a deep canyon. This is a super-scenic section between Andimesk and Doroud, near the remote station of Shabazhan.
Veresk site from above
With the famous Veresk bridge on the right, one of the most incredible railroad sites I have ever seen is pictured here from above. It is difficult to give a... (more)
A beautiful spring morning on the South Trans-Iranien
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)
In the Zagros Mountains, on the Southern part of the Trans-Iranian (Teheran – Bandar Shapur / Bandar Emam Khomeyni), a northbound oil train travels in the remote gorge of the Dez River.
On the South Trans-Iranian, the southbound night train #150 Teheran 18:10 Andimeshk 07:30 leaves a remote rural station at daybreak.