Tag Archives: Ernakulam

Colorful Kathakali face cutout models hung inside Lulu Mall Ernakulam as part of Onam celebrations

Kathakali Faces Hang Around at LuLu Mall, Ernakulam

Kathakali face cutouts hung on display at the LuLu Mall in Ernakulam (Kochi), Kerala during the Onam festival season like all mall interiors are decorated. Along with Onam, Snake Boats etc., Kathakali and its faces are among the strongest cultural synonyms and representative images (and tourist attractions) of Kerala. Kathakali is a world-famous art form that originated and is practiced ...

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Kerala KURTC AC Low Floor Volvo Buses to Kottayam and Alappuzha at Vyttila

KURTC AC “Low Floor” Volvos in the Rain at Night at Vyttila Hub

Kerala Urban Road Transport Corporation (KURTC) is a newly formed subsidiary corporation of the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) to run city and moffussil bus services throughtout Kerala. For this a large number of buses were acquired under the JnNURM scheme, including a sizable number of Volvos. Here are seen two of them, Volvo B7RLE built city buses at the ...

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Rare Photo of RA102 Kerala KSRTC's old Volvo B7R now in Kerala Tourism's livery

Kerala KSRTC’s Old Volvo B7R RA102 in New Kerala Tourism Livery!

RA102 is one of Kerala State Road Transport Corporation’s (KSRTC) three old Volvo B7Rs bought to run Bangalore – Thiruavanathapuram services in October 2008. After running on and off for six years, they were replaced by brand new Volvo B9R multi axle buses in 2014. RA102 was then assigned to run special services in a new “Kerala Tourism” livery featuring a Mohiniattam dancer, ...

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The Venad Express Stretches Out Between the two Ernakulams

Erode Electric Loco shed’s freshly POH’ed and painted electric engine WAP4 #22388 hauled 16301 Shoranur – Trivandrum Venad Express stretches out between Ernakulam Town (North) and Ernakulam Junction (South) at ERS home signal on a very wet day among blooming greenery waiting for the all-clear for it to enter Ernakulam Jn. The blue-blue livery of the train is broken by ...

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WDG3A Diesel Locomotive of Ernakulam

Ernakulam’s Orange WDG3A Shows her “True Colors”

Ernakulam Diesel Loco shed’s (ERS) WDG3A #14835 diesel locomotive rushes towards Idapalli with the Ernakulam – Nilambur passenger in tow. Behind the peeling and flaking paint of ERS’s standard beautiful orange and cream livery can be seen the old paint of her previous green and cream livery of the Golden Rock (Ponmalai) Diesel Loco Shed, Trichy, the shed it belong to before it was transferred to ERS. ...

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Group of Orange Volvo low floor city buses at Ernakulam

Kochi’s “Team Oranje” Volvo Low Floor Buses Stand in a Row!

Four of Kochi’s JnNURM Volvo “Low Floor” City buses (B7RLE chassis) take rest standing next to each other in a row at the Ernakulam depot (bus station) on a pleasant evening. The buses are JNK3, JNK6, JNK8 and JNK25. I had taken a ride in JNK25 earlier in the day from South to Vyttila. It definitely pleasing to the eye seeing the ...

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