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  1. Roger Farnworth replied to the thread The Railways of Iran.

    While undertaking the research for these articles on the railways in Iran. I was delighted to find some material in a number of European language posted on a thread about the Railways of Iran on the SJK Postvagen forum. This next post is numbered...

    Apr 4, 2020 at 8:15 AM
  2. Roger Farnworth liked 30854's post in the thread The Railways of Iran.

    Many thanks for this fascinating insight into the railways in a relatively poorly known (to many of us) neck of the woods. Thanks too to @huochemi for his additional info.

    Apr 1, 2020 at 7:09 PM
  3. Roger Farnworth posted a new thread.

    Colette Hooper: Railways of the Great War with Michael Portillo

    Recently I picked up a new copy of this book for less than would have been the price of a railway magazine at the newsagent. I have been enjoying reading it. .......... This is a short review. ..........

    Forum: Everything Else Heritage

    Mar 31, 2020 at 4:30 PM
  4. Roger Farnworth replied to the thread The Railways of Iran.

    The rule of the Shah in the 1970s became increasingly authoritarian. The royal family appropriated a large amount of the country's income for themselves and gradually the clerics became less and less content with the ruling classes. The result,...

    Mar 30, 2020 at 7:03 PM
  5. Roger Farnworth replied to the thread The Railways of Iran.

    After the War, Iran's railways experienced a period of relative stagnation. Significant developments did not occur until the 1950s. http://rogerfarnworth.com/2020/03/28/railways-in-iran-part-3-1945-to-the-1960s

    Mar 29, 2020