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 in... (more)
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)
An American GE undergoing maintenance in the Bafq shops
Hauled by a French Alstom Prima diesel, a containers train starts its long northbound journey from Bafq to Mashhad while schoolgirls enjoy the sand dunes.
When O.S. Nock visited Miyazaki depot he had the good fortune to find this C57 Pacific bedecked with two Japanese flags and a golden chrysanthemum after working the Imperial train. Within hours it... (more)
A Tabriz - Tehran - Mashhad long distance passenger train crosses the most scenic section of the Theran-Tabriz line (between Khorasanak and Sheykhsafi).
Another of the O.S. Nock 6 x 6cm negatives bought at auction. This view is of C61 20, one of 33 Baltics built in 1947-49 utilising boilers taken from D51 class 2-8-2s. At the time Japan had more h... (more)
A beautiful spring morning on the South Trans-Iranien
A northbound freight travels on the north part of the Trans-Iranian, in the scenic Hablerud river valley.
Tehran - Tabriz night train 10 mn before departure
Tehran - Tabriz night train with a RAI conductor waiting for his passengers