Tag Archives: Electric Locomotives

Lallaguda WAP4 22214 in Kerala

Lallaguda’s Offlink WAP4 with the Venad Express!

Offlink Lallaguda WAP4 #22214 speeds past Vaikom Road with the 16302 Thiruvananthapuram – Shoranur Venad Express in tow on an insanely hot morning with the greenery of central Kerala in the background. An offlink, in railfan terms, is a locomotive that is not the regularly assigned one for a train. Offlinks create tremendous excitement among railfans. In this case, the magenta-ish red locomotive ...

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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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