Our bus drivers spent the waiting time for train #203 having a hooka (water pipe).
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Train photography in Iran, something that FarRail Tours has made possible once a year since 2016.
Join us on our fantastic tours! Railroad: RAI - Islamic Republic of Iran RailwaysLocomotive: EMD GT26CW-2ALocation: Bafq, IranLocomotive #: 60-994Train ID: -Photo Date: May 03, 2017
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.
Two IranRunner haul train 480 from Tabriz to Mashad through the hills east of Lake Urmia.
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)
The plate on this engine reads Alborz Niroo Rail road fleet, GM, Class GT26CW, Serial 60-7045 (but this is the road number, not the builder's number), and interestingly, a date according to the Pe... (more)