Monthly Archives: November 2014

A half finished flyover in Bangalore at Hennur Cross, Outer Ring Road

A Half-Finished Bangalore Flyover and Crumbling Roads

The edge of a half-finished flyover stands in the void as its construction abruptly ends. A scene from Bangalore at Hennur Cross junction on the Outer Ring Road. This junction is an asthma-inducing dusty, crumbling mess of urban crumbling, of a village trying hard to become a city. Also take a look at the awesome “roads” below. Of course, nobody is bothered, ...

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Picture of Bangalore Yeshwantpur - Howrah Duronto Express Train

WAP4 22350 Heads the Howrah “Shiny Windows” Duronto!

Santragachi’s (SRC) WAP4 #22350 heads the 12246 Bangalore Yeshwantpur – Kolkata Howrah Duronto Express as it crawls past Baiyyappanahalli in Bangalore on its almost 2000 km journey. The windows of the train happily reflect the morning sunshine reflecting off the platform. The 5350 hp electric locomotive will singlehandedly haul the (technically) nonstop train on its 29 hour journey at an ...

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Traffic Jam on a rainy night at Tin Factory junction in Bangalore

Bangalore’s Notorious Tin Factory Jn on a Rainy Night

The Tin Factory Jn in Bangalore is pure horror. It is part of the Tin Factory-KR Puram Railway station traffic jam complex, where jams are found 24 hours. IN this stretch, 11 roads meet in addition to two major interstate bus stops and an important railway station. And then they have made a “hanging bridge” with pillars on the road ...

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The new railway station at Velankanni

The “Grand” Velankanni Railway Station

The railway station building at Velankanni, Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu. Velankanni is famous as a Christian pilgrimage center and the station building reflects the Gothic style architecture used when building churches. The station is relatively new, only three years old and is the end point of a small 10 km spur from Nagapattinam Junction. Only one daily express train to ...

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