Tag Archives: Electric Locomotives

WAM4 #21339 of AJJ repainted

The “Old Monk” WAM4 Sports a Brilliant New Paintjob!

Veteran WAM4 6PE #21339 “Old Monk” of Southern Railway’s Arakkonam (AJJ) shed speeds past Hebbal with the 21 coach load of the 02846 Bangalore Yeshwantpur – Bhubaneshwar Summer Special trailing behind. WAM4 6PE means a 4th version Broad Gauge (W) AC-Electric (A) Mixed Duty (M) locomotive for both passenger and freight services with 6 Traction Motors in Parallel (P) and ...

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Picture of the Howrah Duronto Express in Bangalore

Blazing Red SRC WAP4 #22500 Heads the Howrah Duronto

One of Indian Railway’s most successful and highest revenue generating trains, the 12246 Bangalore Yeshwantpur – Kolkata Howrah Duronto Express blasts past Sadananda Nagar in Bangalore on the very first leg of its journey under a scorching sun. A blazing red WAP4 #22500 of the Santragachi electric loco shed of the South Eastern Railway (SER) was in charge. This single ...

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WAP7 30363 with the Bangalore - Chennai AC Double Decker Express

The Majestic WAP7 Heads the Chennai AC Double Decker

Southern Railways’ Royapuram shed’s (RPM) #30363 stands at the head of the 12-coach load of the 22626 Bangalore City (SBC) – Chennai Central (MAS) AC Double Decker Superfast Express. The red-and-yellow livery of the Double Decker, unique on Indian Railways stretches and curves behind the brand-new 6350 hp beast. The WAP7 is also known as as the “Milky Bar” among ...

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Freshly painted electric locomotive WAP4 22269

Fiery Red WAP4 #22269 Fresh Out of the Paint Shop!

Fresh out of the paint shop and looking fiery red and drop-dead gorgeous, Erode’s veteran Superstar WAP4 #22269 stands at Ernakulam Town with the 12677 Bangalore – Ernakulam Intercity Express and a dead WAP4 #22390 in tow. 22269 was just out of POH (Periodic Overhaul) which all locomotives and coaches have to undergo periodically for complete repair and overhaul. Spotting ...

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PRM WAP4 22774 with the TVC - CLT JS at Ernakulam

Be Very Afraid… The WAP4 is on the Prowl!

Royapuram’s WAP4 #22774 slowly moves towards Ernakulam Town after leaving Ernakulam Jn with the 12076 Thiruvananthpuram – Kozhikode Jan Shatabdi Express, past the lush greenery of Ernakulam outer. Like a tiger prowling through the grass, stalking it’s prey… Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Reddit Love This Pocket Gmail

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Running Double Decker Express with WAP7

The Mighty WAP7 Slams Past with the SBC Double Decker!

Royapuram’s Majestic WAP7 #30350 holds her head high as she majestically speeds past Sadanandanagar in Bangalore bang on time with the 22625 Chennai Central – Bangalore City Double Decker Express in tow. The length of the 6350 hp beast dominates the train and the picture completely. This photo appears as it was taken, framed as such. No cropping was done. ...

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