The Green Green Meenachil River near Kottayam

The Meenachil River in South Kerala near Kottayam. More stream than river by national standards, it is still one of the district’s most important rivers. The flora on the shoreline hugs the river, framing it and lending it that beautiful green shade. All this is ubiquitous of all rivers in the state. The Meenachil is one of the 44 rivers of Kerala. This photo was shot from a train.

The Dual-Cab WDP4D EMD Stretches out in Full Length!

The WDP4D is the double cab version of the WDP4 and WDP4B, made by Indian Railways to silence the criticism about its odd shaped LHF end. This was made possible by attaching a cab to the cab-less end of the original EMD, which looks a bit awkward, though and at the same time making the long EMD even longer! Managed to take this shot in one take after a lot of work and leveling without using a flash. The “LHF” cab’s profile is sadly obstructed by a coach-position indicator.

Be Very Afraid… The WAP4 is on the Prowl!

Royapuram’s WAP4 #22774 slowly moves towards Ernakulam Town after leaving¬†Ernakulam Jn with the 12076 Thiruvananthpuram – Kozhikode Jan Shatabdi Express, past the lush greenery of Ernakulam outer. Like a tiger prowling through the grass, stalking it’s prey…