Tabriz railway station

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Tabriz
ايستگاه راه اهن تبریز
Islamic Republic of Iran Railways station
TabrizRail.jpg
LocationTabriz, Tabriz County, East Azerbaijan, Iran
Coordinates38°04′19.49″N 46°13′42.95″E / 38.0720806°N 46.2285972°E / 38.0720806; 46.2285972Coordinates: 38°04′19.49″N 46°13′42.95″E / 38.0720806°N 46.2285972°E / 38.0720806; 46.2285972
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Tabriz railway station is a structure in Tabriz, Iran; the current building was built during second Pahlavi era. The current building of Tabriz Railway Station is jointly design by French architect Fernand Pouillon and Iranian architect Heydar Ghiaï-Chamlou and built in 1950s.[1]

History[edit]

The first railroad arriving to Tabriz had been built by Russians during the height of World War I. The first train arrived to Tabriz in March 1916 from Jolfa.[2] The railway stretched from Tabriz to Tehran in 1958 with a length of 748 km.

Service summary[edit]

Note: Classifications are unofficial and only to best reflect the type of service offered on each path
Meaning of Classifications:

  • Local Service: Services originating from a major city, and running outwards, with stops at all stations
  • Regional Service: Services connecting two major centres, with stops at almost all stations
  • InterRegio Service: Services connecting two major centres, with stops at major and some minor stations
  • InterRegio-Express Service:Services connecting two major centres, with stops at major stations
  • InterCity Service: Services connecting two (or more) major centres, with no stops in between, with the sole purpose of connecting said centres.
Preceding station   Azerbaijan Commuter Railway   Following station
TerminusTabriz - Jolfa
toward Jolfa
TerminusTabriz - Salmas
toward Salmas
TerminusTabriz - Tarbiat-e Mo'allem
Preceding station   IRI Railway   Following station
TerminusTabriz - Mashhad
InterRegio Service
toward Mashhad
toward Tehran
Tehran - Tabriz
InterRegio Service
Terminus
TerminusTabriz - Razi
InterRegio Service
toward Razi

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References[edit]

  1. ^ https://financialtribune.com/articles/people-travel/60408/tabriz-train-station-inscribed-on-national-heritage-list
  2. ^ Baker, Henry D. (August 1917). "The Proposed Connection of the Russian and Indian Railway Systems". Geographical Review. 4 - No. 2: 98. JSTOR 207289.
  3. ^ "شرکت حمل و نقل ریلی رجا - سامانه خرید اینترنتی بلیت قطار". raja.ir. Retrieved 2017-11-06.

External links[edit]

Media related to Tabriz Railway Station at Wikimedia Commons

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