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A goods train hauled by twin WDG4 Diesel locomotives

Twin WDG4 Diesel Locomotives Haul a Long Freight Train

On a gloomy day, Indian Railways’ WDG4 class twin diesel locomotives haul a long rake of BCNA wagons past the curve at Bayyappanahalli in Bangalore. WDG4 #12639 is in the lead. The two locomotives, originally manufactured by EMD USA and then built in India, together amount to 8000 bhp. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Reddit Love This Pocket Gmail

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Picture of the Karnataka Express headed by the MLY ALCO Twins

The Legendary Karnataka Express with the MLY ALCO Twins!

On a heavily overcast day, the local superstar and king of SWR, the legendary 12628 Karnataka Express from New Delhi to Bangalore  City rolls onto home stretch from the YNK-KJM branch line onto the KJM-SBC mainline to finish the last 7 km of her epic 2400 km journey at Channasandra Bypass cabin, Bangalore. As it is with tradition, she is famously hauled ...

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Twin WDG4 Diesel Goods Locomotives India

Twin WDG4 EMD Behemoths From Pune!

Twin EMDs of Pune loco shed idle, lights and presenting a show of their raw power, awaiting their turn to move forward. The 4000 hp humongous beasts are fast becoming the predominant Diesel traction freight locomotives on Indian Railways. Compared to the original GT46MAC models, the newer WDG4s have a more “rounded” look which sort of takes away some of ...

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Diesel Freight Locomotive WDG4

The Hulking EMD! WDG4 Diesel Freight Locomotive

Indian Railways’ Diesel Freight Locomotive WDG4 #12151 of Hubli (UBL) shed along with another WDG4 stand attached to a consist of BOXN wagons at Whitefield Railway Station near Bangalore. The massive, hulking beasts generate 4000 hp of power and are now Indian Railways’ premier freight engines. They were originally supplied by EMD Corporation of USA. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn ...

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WDP4D 40106 in Kerala

The Dual-Cab WDP4D EMD Stretches out in Full Length!

The WDP4D is the double cab version of the WDP4 and WDP4B, made by Indian Railways to silence the criticism about its odd shaped LHF end. This was made possible by attaching a cab to the cab-less end of the original EMD, which looks a bit awkward, though and at the same time making the long EMD even longer! Managed ...

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Prasanthi Express train full view photo

The EMD Showcases the Long Indian Locomotive and Train

The 18464 Bhubaneshwar – Bangalore City Prasanthi Express led by the humongous and very long WDP4 #20068 of KJM shed crawls through Baiyyappanahalli (BYPL). This aerial shot provides a perspective to the incredible length of the EMD locomotive and the Indian train in general not usually realized from the ground. The imposing stance of the EMD WDP4 behemoth churning out ...

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