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)
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)
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.