Trains

KJM's WDP4B #40010 with an express near Krishnarajapuram Cabin

The Long WDP4B 40010 is Looong!

KJM’s mighty and very looong WDP4B #40010 running in Long Hood Forward (LHF) mode with the weird looking front end looking forward says hello to Bangalore city with the Bhuvaneshwar – Bangalore City Prasanti Express in tow, on a rain soaked forenoon, just after the Krishnarajapuram cabin at Sadananda Nagar. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Reddit Love This Pocket ...

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WDM2Bs meet at Alappuzha with the Ernad and Janshatabdi expresses

Diesel WDM Veterans Meet at Alappuzha!

Southern Railways Diesel workhorses, WDM2B #17544 and WDM2 #17805 both of Golden Rock (GOC Ponmalai) shed stand tall, head to head at Alappuzha Railway Station one late evening. The former hauling the Mangalore – Nagercoil Ernad Express arrived first and the latter arrived later with the Kozhikode – Thiruvananthapuram Jan Shatabdi Express, but left first. Poor Ernad and #17544 was ...

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WAP 4 Locos at Ernakulam Trip Shed

WAP-4 Mela at Ernakulam

WAP-4 Locos nap at the electric trip shed at Ernakulam Junction in between duty hours. #22294, #22306 and two more unidentified ones are visible. The first one is the only one with Panto up and the others are really sleeping. Also, the first two need a serious wash and a fresh coat of paint. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr ...

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Kochuveli - Yeshwantpur Garib Rath hauled by WDM3A 14012 at Karmelaram Station, Bangalore

WDM3A “Baldie” #14012 with KCVL – YPR Garib Rath

The 12558 Kochuveli – Yeshwantpur Garib Rath ExpressĀ  headed by WDM3A “Baldie” #14012 waits patiently on the loop line at Karmelaram Railway Station for the starter signal to turn green after making way for the Bangalore – Selam (now Nagore) passenger, whose rear end can be seen in the other end of the picture. The fully-AC Garib Rath is one ...

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Palindrome WAP4 22522 Electric Loco Indian Railways

WAP 4 Palindrome #22522 with a Passenger

A relatively clean palindrome WAP-4 #22522 naps in the afternoon sun at Kottayam station with the 56390 Kottayam – Ernakulam Passenger in tow. The passenger leaves everyday at 1715. #22522 is my favorite WAP-4 loco! šŸ™‚ Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Reddit Love This Pocket Gmail

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Brand new LHB rakes of the Bangalore - Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express

LHB Rakes for the King! (Bangalore Rajdhani)

Brand new ALSTOM – LHB rakes for the Nizamuddin – Bangalore – Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express. These modern steel coaches are lighter and faster (160 kmph), have bigger windows and are more spacious and brighter inside. Also, they don’t have the characteristically “iron” smell. Also, note Bio-Toilets in them and that the coaches do not have Buffers. Both are 3AC coaches, ...

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