The 16525 Island Express to Bangalore stretches out in length at Kottayam railway station with all of its gleaming 2012 and 2013 manufactured coaches on a hot, cloudless sunny afternoon. Erode’s newly overhauled workhorse WAP4 #22391 heads the train standing tall looking all majestic and powerful though a bit splattered with dirt. The ERS-KYJ MEMU waits at the end of the other platform, whose blue and red colors can be seen reflecting on the coaches of the Island. Despite its “supercrawler” status, the Island is one of my favorite trains mainly because of all the nostalgia associated with since I have been regularly traveling on it since 1999 🙂 And this is the second time I have captured the Island behind the #22391! Here is the first.