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RAI - Rahahane Djumhuriy Eslami Iran

Shahid Kalamtari Building
Rahahane Square
Tehran 13185-1498
Tel: +98 (21) 564-1600 Fax: +98 (21) 565-0532
UIC Code: 96 RAI

Infrastructure

5241km standard gauge, 143km electrified at 25kV 50Hz
94km 1676mm gauge, not electrified

History

RAI Steam Locomotives

Network

Standard Gauge

Tehran - Bandar Khomayni
Tehran - Khorramshar
Tehran - Qazvih - Rezayeh - Kapiko:y, Turkey
Tehran - Tabriz - Djolfa - Nakhichevan, Azerbaijan (electrified)
Tehran - Bandar Turkhman - Mashhad - Sarakhs - Turkmenistan
Tehran - Bafq - Kerman - Bandar Abbas (to be electrified)
Esfahan - Shiraz (under construction)
Kerman - Zahedan (under construction)

1676mm Gauge

Zahedan - Mirjaveh - Pakistan

Motive Power and Rolling Stock

Present Motive Power
Passenger Cars: 776 (including 60 Restaurant and 140 Couchette)
Goods Wagons: 14200

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Ferenc Valoczy