The night is falling in the Zagros Mountains. This souhtbound train coming from Teheran and going toward the Persian Gulf has just stopped in the remote station of Tang-e Panj and passes over the ... (more)
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)
The Bafq locomotive shops are in charge of the maintenance of the AD43C series (100 units). These engines have a power of 3860 HP.
Here is one of the many fantastic landscapes on the South Trans-Iranianin the Zagros Mountains. This location north of Tang-e-Haft is located in Khorramabad County, Lorestan Province, near the bor... (more)
The Train № 337 Saint Petersburg — Samara
Desert railroading in central Iran
Iranian transhumance by freight train
A northbound freight travels on the north part of the Trans-Iranian, in the scenic Hablerud river valley.
What at first I believed was a fire in the distance was in reality an approaching sand storm. It was trigered by the strong winds announcing a thunderstorm. It was surreal to be in the middle of t... (more)
On the Trans-Iranian, in the Zagros Mountains, a southbound freight travels in a deep canyon. This is a super-scenic section between Andimesk and Doroud, near the remote station of Shabazhan.