A General Motors product displays its American origin under iranian markings denoting the road number of this old unit (the series was built in 1956-62).
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 built by ASEA 1979/80 for the 146 km long Tabriz – Jolfa line
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)
A northbound freight travels on the north part of the Trans-Iranian, in the scenic Hablerud river valley.
The modern and the gothic: a Velaro e320 ready for departure to Paris
Ugly little MoW railcar
Night scene in the Doroud station before the departure of a long distance sleeper train.
1 km high cliff
This picture shows the famous Trans-Iranian railroad in the Zagros Mountains near Bisheh (south of Dorud). The track travels a deep gorge. The cliff above the train... (more)
Chain rebuilding U30Cs dating from 1992-94 after 25 years of hard service in Iranian deserts