Monthly Archives: February 2015

WAP7 locomotive with the Sanghamitra Express train India

The WAP7 Hurries Past Kasturi Nagar with the Sanghamitra Express

Southern Railway’s Royapuram shed’s WAP7 #30363 leading the 12295 Sanghamitra Superfast Express from Bangalore to Patna hurries past Kasturi Nagar  in Bangalore (between Baiyyappanahalli and Krishnarajapuram) on a bright sunny morning. This is the spot where the Yeshwantpur – Hosur railway line passes over the Bangalore – Chennai rail line and later over Old Madras Road. The WAP7 was at ...

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Scandinavian Airshow’s Grumman turns out Saffron, White, Green!

Scandianavian Airshow is an air-acrobatics flying team from Balsta, Sweden. They made their maiden appearance in Bangalore AeroIndia air show in 2015 with their trademark “wing-walking” air acrobatics (branded Catwalk) showcasing their bright yellow Grumman G-164A Ag Cat propeller plane. The bright yellow of the plane leaving behind trails of saffron, white and green against the bright blue sky makes a good ...

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A KSRTC fast passenger bus rounds a corner at high speed on KK Road near Kumily

The Balanpillacity Fast Blasts Around a Bend on the KK Road

Trees and vegetation blur away as Kerala State Road Transport Corporation’s RNE511 Fast Passenger bus of the Kumily depot blasts around one of the numerous corners on the Kottayam – Kumily Road (KK Road) as it approaches Vandiperiyar near Kumily on its long journey from Kottayam to Balapillacity via Kumily and Kambammettu. This is an epic highrange route coursing through ...

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Traffic Jam of autorickshaws in Bangalore at Hudson Circle

Bangalore’s Autorickshaw Traffic Mess

Sea of autorickshaws at the round-the-clock traffic jam at Hudson Circle in the heart of Bangalore. I count 21 autos here! They cause traffic problems, pollution and whatnot, and people complain about this mess and autorickshaws all the time and still continue to take autos paying more than what would cost to travel in an air conditioned BMTC Volvo. Half ...

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Photo of the Zuari Railway Bridge at Agaçaim near Cortalem and Carambolim Goa

The Zuari Railway Bridge over the Zuari River, Goa

The famous Zuari railway bridge at Agaçaim near Cortalem, North Goa, India. This 1319 meter long single-track bridge carries the Konkan Railway over the Zuari river and is a star attraction for railfans and tourists alike. This photo was taken from the road bridge of the same name which carries the NH17 (Ernakulam – Panvel) running parallel to the Konkan Railway. The Zuari ...

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