An EMD GT26CW-2 hauls local train 203 from Firooz Kooh to Tehran along the Hablehrood river. The passenger cars are of Danish origin.
A GT26 in new livery hauls the daily local from Tehran to Sari through the canyon between Garmsar and Firuz Kooh.
The most spectacular part of the line from Tehran to Tabriz is the Gharanghu Canyon between Miyaneh and Khorasanak. Unfortunately most passenger traffic happens during the night, and freight train... (more)
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)
ALL ABOARD !
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)