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Kerala KSRTC Volvo B9R Multi-Axle bus from Kottayam to Bangalore

KSRTC’s Volvo B9R Multi-Axle RS 787 “Dreamliner” :)

Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC)’s Volvo B9R Multi Axle bus RS 787 “Dreamliner” of Kottayam deport doing the Bangalore – Kottayam schedule at a rest stop at Koratti near Angamali stretches out in its full length. This is one of the only 10 Volvo coach buses owned by the Kerala KSRTC compared to some 200+ of its competitor, the ...

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Beautiful Picture of a Houseboat on the Kerala Backwaters

Kerala is not Just About the Greenery, it is About the Blues too.

Blue sky, blue horizon, blue lake and a houseboat. Surrounded by a deep blue as far as the eye can see, a houseboat sways gently on the waters of the Punnamada (Vembanad) Lake in Kuttanad, Alappuzha district, Kerala, whose shores are also shrouded in a deep blue at the horizon. This beautiful setting is at the heart of what is called ...

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Photo of the Bangalore Electronic City flyover during rain

A Grey and Gloomy Bangalore Electronic City Elevated Expressway

View from the elevated Expressway connecting Silk Board and Electronic City in Bangalore on a gloomy rainy day. The uniform grey of the sky stretching from horizon to horizon matches with the grey of the road and the buildings and the spray raised vehicles speeding through the water, making the entire thing look like out of an post-apocalyptic movie. This setting would also ...

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Full length view of Jan Shatabdi Express

Full Length View of the 12082 Jan Shatabdi Express

Freshly painted SR AJJ WAP1 #22041 in full WAP4 livery rests at Kottayam with the 12082 Trivandrum – Kannur Jan Shatabdi Express. The first two coaches are in regular Jan Shatabdi livery while most of the remaining are pasted over with advertisement wraps of different colors for Joy Alukkas jewelers, Madhyamam newspaper and others. The WAP1, with mid-mounted headlamps no less, ...

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Kuttanad Chennemkari Kerala Backwaters

A Lovely Kuttanad Evening in a Typical Kerala Backwater Setting

Kuttanad, that part of Kerala in Alappuzha (Alleppy) world-famous for its backwaters. This is the “backbone” of those backwaters, the Pampa river lazily cutting though its center at Chennemkari in a typical Kerala backwater setting: A wide expanse of clear water flanked by palm-tree fringed banks, reflecting off the lazily flowing water. Taken at water level from a small “shuttle” boat ...

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New Mercedes Benz multi-axle bus model

Mercedes-Benz New 15-Meter “Ultra High Deck” Multi-Axle Bus!

Mercedes-Benz’s new Multi-Axle bus model probably undergoing road tests spotted outside a BharatBenz showroom in a central Tamil Nadu town. The bus is a ground-breaking 15 meters long, breaking Volvo 9400PX‘s (B11R – now discontinued) 14.5 m meter length record, making it the longest bus in India (and Asia). 15 meters is also the legally the longest length any passenger road ...

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