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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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RPM WAP7 electric locomotive of the Indian Railways with the Chennai-Bangalore Intercity at night

The Mighty WAP7 and the Colors of the Night!

Awash in the colors of the night, the mighty (and somewhat dirty) WAP7 #30367 of the Royapuram shed stands tall at the Krishnarajapuram (KJM) railway station in Bangalore with the 12609 Chennai – Bangalore Intercity Express in tow. The red on the face of the loco comes from the signals up front, the yellow from the numerous sodium-vapor lamps everywhere and ...

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A photo of a kitten

Meow!

This is the picture of a cat. Kitten. A kitten is a baby cat. This photo was taken when the kitten was two months old. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Reddit Love This Pocket Gmail

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A DEMU train of SWR with a new streamlined design and driving cabs at both ends

Bangalore’s Local “Bullet” Train :)

This train seen here is a passenger train and not a bullet train, though people in Bangalore refer to it as the “local” bullet train owing to its streamlined looks (and not because of its speed). This rake is part of a new kind of design for Indian Railways’ multiple unit trains which need no separate locomotives but have their driving motors distributed ...

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