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The Parasuram Express on a Girder Bridge in a Wet and Green Kerala

The Parasuram Express on a Girder Bridge in a Wet and Green Kerala

On a wet and overcast day with rain threatening to fall any minute, the 16650 Nagercoil – Mangalore Parasuram Express passes over a rust-stained girder bridge in central Kerala, just after Aluva and the famous bridge across the Periyar river ...

Full Length: WAP4 “Rear View Mirrors” 22221 with 13351 Tata Express

Full Length: WAP4 “Rear View Mirrors” 22221 with 13351 Tata Express

The average Indian (Railways) passenger train is so long that its other end cannot even be viewed properly. In this case, the 13351 Alappuzha – Dhanbad Express rushes towards Aluva in Kerala with the far end of the train shrouded ...

Aluva Puzha, Aluva Sky, Aluva Manappuram…

Aluva Puzha, Aluva Sky, Aluva Manappuram…

Blue everywhere during early morning as one end of the Aluva Manappuram, where the mighty Periyar river splits into two flows along calm and composed in the morning, as its banks are seen as apit of green between the blue ...

Speeding ED WAP4 22221 Glows in the Evening Sun

Speeding ED WAP4 22221 Glows in the Evening Sun

One of Erode’s star electric locomotives, the WAP4 #22221 with the infamous 12508 Guwahati – Trivandrum Express rushes in a hurry to stop at Aluva. The 12508 which at one time held the dubious distinction of the “most late train” on Indian Railways ...

The Blue Periyar River at Aluva at Dusk

The Blue Periyar River at Aluva at Dusk

As dusk was falling, the blue Periyar river flows silently past Aluva in all her glassy majesty. Aluva is Ernakulam/Kochi’s most important suburb which is slowly getting integrated into the city. Facing us in the distance is the famous Aluva ...

WAP4 #22580 at Aluva with the Island

WAP4 #22580 at Aluva with the Island

WAP4 #22580 of the Erode (ED) electric locomotive shed of the Southern Railways stands at Aluva Railway Station (AWY) late one evening heading the legendary supercrawler, the 16525 Kanyakumari – Bangalore Island Express. It was held up there to let ...