Vehicles

Kerala KSRTC old ordinary bus TS620 on MC Road

KSRTC’s Old Ordinary Bus TS620 “Aana Vandi” of Muvvattupuzha

Kerala State Road Transport Corporation’s ordinary bus TS620 of Muvvattupuzha deport wheezing up the curves of the MC Road on its Muvvattupuzha – Kootthattukulam run which takes it entirly though hilly areas which the old, dusty, flaky, moldy (note the moss on its roof) 14 year old (1999 model) Ashok Leyland grandfather bus still manages to endure. This old warhorse must’ve started ...

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A KSRTC Superfast careens around a bend at high speed on the MC Road in Kerala

A KSRTC Superfast on a Rollercoaster Ride!

Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) Superfast bus RNK 447 of Poovar depot in Trivandrum district careens around a sharp bend at high speed between Koothattukulam and Muvattupuzha on the MC Road in Kerala, on its run from Poovar to Thrissur. This particular stretch of road is filled with almost continuous sharp twists and turns making it it a challenging road to drive ...

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Group of Orange Volvo low floor city buses at Ernakulam

Kochi’s “Team Oranje” Volvo Low Floor Buses Stand in a Row!

Four of Kochi’s JnNURM Volvo “Low Floor” City buses (B7RLE chassis) take rest standing next to each other in a row at the Ernakulam depot (bus station) on a pleasant evening. The buses are JNK3, JNK6, JNK8 and JNK25. I had taken a ride in JNK25 earlier in the day from South to Vyttila. It definitely pleasing to the eye seeing the ...

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Photo of the Kerala KSRTC Volvo B9R at Vyttila Ernakulam

Kerala SRTC Volvo B9R at the Vyttila Mobility Hub at Daybreak

As day breaks, Kerala State Road Transport Corporation’s (KSRTC) brand new multi-axle Volvo B9R 9400 sporting KSRTC’s internal registration number RS790 of the Trivandrum depot arrives at the Vyttila Mobility Hub in Ernakulam on its long journey from Bangalore to Thiruvananthapuram. The bus idles as the sky gradually brightens. The bus was full and a lot of people got on board ...

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Photo of a C130J Super Hercules Plane of the Indian Air Force

A C-130J Super Hercules of the Indian Air Force

A massive Lockheed-Martin C-130J Super Hercules military transport aircraft with tail number KC-3806 of the Indian Air Force on display at the Bangalore Aeroshow 2013. India had bought 6 C-130J Super Hercules planes from the US manufacturer at a cost of about Rs.1000 Crore each. But one of them had crashed near Gwalior on March 24 2014. These four-turboprop-engined planes are among ...

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Kerala KSRTC Super Express Airbus RNE51

Kerala KSRTC Super Express “Air Bus” RNE 51 of Trissur

Kerala KSRTC’s “Super Express Air Bus” RNE 51 of the Trissur depot on the way from Thrissur to Thiruvananthapuram via Kottayam in standard, classic KSRTC livery. The bus is battered and bruised after long runs on dilapidated Kerala roads. The green monster however, showed no signs of slowing down as the driver threw it around the curves on the MC Road. ...

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