99 Years After It Was Invented Iran Unveils Its First Diesel Locomotive

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(IRNA)

The Iranian regime celebrated today the unveiling of its first diesel locomotive.
Fars News reported:

Iran on Tuesday unveiled the first diesel-engine locomotive, produced by the country’s experts, in a ceremony attended by First Vice-President Mohammad Reza Rahimi.

After unveiling the diesel engine locomotive, Rahimi was briefed on the potentialities of this national achievement gained by the Iranian experts.

This diesel locomotive has been produced at the cost of 77 billion rials and it is about 3,710 kilos in weight.

Its engine power is rated at 1,000 kW per minute.

The world’s first Diesel-powered locomotive was operated in the summer of 1912 on the Winterthur-Romanshorn Railroad in Switzerland.

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