A northbound freight travels on the north part of the Trans-Iranian, in the scenic Hablerud river valley.
Tehran - Tabriz night train 10 mn before departure
Tehran - Tabriz night train with a RAI conductor waiting for his passengers
The Great Trans-Iranian Railway
On the northern part of the Trans-Iranian, the Veresk Bridge is the most famous bridge of Iran and one of the two most spectacular, the other one ... (more)
4.5 % at 4500 m15000 feet above sea level
In February 2007, during the preliminary high speed tests for the World Speed Record of April 3, an early version of the special TGV set 4402 carries aerodynamic protections around the trucks that... (more)
A long Paris-Basel train passes by the Paris La Vilette locomotive depot. Nothing remains today of this once busy engine shops.
April 3 2007 - 574.8 km/h