Tag Archives: Electric Locomotives

The Legendary Venad Express Speeds Up!

Royapuram’s WAP4 #22830 headed 16301 Venad Express speeds up dramatically as it starts on the loop line from Piravom Road Railway Station in Kerala on the way from Shoranur to Thiruvananthapuram via Ernakulam Jn and Kottayam. The Venad is probably Kerala’s oldest surviving Intercity Express, quite legendary at that, but like all Kerala trains is neglected and a victim of ...

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ED WAP4 #22660 at Ettumanur with ERS Passenger

Erode’s fiery red electric locomotive WAP4 #22660 arrives at Ettumanur (code: ETM), a small railway station near Kottayam in Kerala with the 56388 Kayankualm – Kottayam – Ernakulam Passenger train. The blur was caused by the speed of the 5350 hp beast. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Reddit Love This Pocket Gmail

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Lallaguda’s Powerhouse WAG9 at Changanasserry!

One of India’s most powerful locomotive (engine) type spotted at Changanasserry, Kerala, bathed by the early morning Sun’s rays. The powerhouse of an electric locomotive, the WAG9 #31175 has a power output of 6350 hp and belongs to the South Central Railways’ (SCR) Lallaguda (LGD) “Electric Locomotive Shed” near Secunderabad. The green demon was sleeping on a siding Panto down attached ...

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