In the Iranian desert at dusk
On the Trans-Iranian, this northbound oil train is descending the Alborz range in the direction of the Caspian Sea. It passes the last series of horseshoe curves after the famous Veresk site. The ... (more)
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Sheperds and their own special train that will soon transport them, their families, stock, belongings and dogs to some far away location. Does this train qualify as a "passenger train" ?
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 ... (more)
Desert railroading with a long distance overnight train in Central Iran
The area located in northwest Iran near Turkey (aka Kurdistan) is mountainous and quite desolate. With bad weather, it looks bleak.
This train travelling from Turkey gets close to the famous ... (more)
On the Trans-Iranian, a northbound freight crosses the Zagros Mountains between Dorud and Andimeshk.
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)