These engines were formerly in service in South Korea. Today, they belong to Alborz Niroo, a private company independent from the RAI.
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Swedish design, Austrian builder, Iranian operator.
A 864HP diesel EMD G18W built in 1968 and a 4800 hp electric ASEA Rc4 #651 share the Jolfa engine shed. The G18W was rebuilt with a new nose.
On the Tehran - Tabriz line, west of Myaneh, a Mashhad Tabriz night train travelling almost all of Iran from East to West passes through a round shape gallery in a remote area.
A northbound freight travels on the north part of the Trans-Iranian, in the scenic Hablerud river valley.
On the Trans-Iranian, a northbound freight crosses the Zagros Mountains between Dorud and Andimeshk.
Diesel, Rock and Waters
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)