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 !
This prime mover is undergoing significant repairs
Remains of a wrecked U30C: a victim of the harsh desert?
Almost all tracks in front of the Bafq passenger station are filled with unit trains. A majority of them trasnport ore, and of course there is an oil train, ubiquitous in Iran.