Full Name: Rah Ahan Shahr-e-Rey FC
Nickname: Locomotive Runners
Home Ground: Rah Ahan Stadium
Manager: Ali Daie
Azadegan Winners: 2004-05
Hazfi Cup Runner-Up: 2008-09
Established in 1939 by the Tehran Rail Ways, Rah Ahan is one of the oldest Iranian football teams. Rah Ahan was promoted to the Iranian Premier League after their 1st place finish in the 2004-04 season.
Led by Ahmad Jamshidian and Parviz Broumand, the team remained stable over the following IPL seasons. They made a nice run in the 2008-09 edition of the Hazfi Cup and finished as runner up. With the arrival of Iranian football legend Ali Daie becoming their new manager, the Rah Ahan supporters are expecting big things.