A far cry from the American double stacks with their lashups of several 4400 HP engines, this Iranian container train is powered by a single 1300 HP G12 !
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
Romanian builder's plate under the logo of the Iranian Railways
This prime mover is undergoing significant repairs
LDE 626: 10 units numbered 60-351 – 360, built in Romania in 1986 by Electroputere Craiova, ALCO-251 powered, all retired and waiting for an unlikely sale in Bafq.
Remains of a wrecked U30C: a victim of the harsh desert?