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GOC WDM2 16666 at Kollam!

Golden Rock (GOC) WDM2 Diesel Locomotive with fancy road number #16666 stands at Platform ‘1A’ at Kollam Junction Railway Station in Kerala, having brought in the Punalur – Kollam passenger train. The engine was built at Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), Varanasi, and is regularly used to haul passenger trains on the Kollam – Punalur branch route and occasionally on the ...

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WDM2Bs meet at Alappuzha with the Ernad and Janshatabdi expresses

Diesel WDM Veterans Meet at Alappuzha!

Southern Railways Diesel workhorses, WDM2B #17544 and WDM2 #17805 both of Golden Rock (GOC Ponmalai) shed stand tall, head to head at Alappuzha Railway Station one late evening. The former hauling the Mangalore – Nagercoil Ernad Express arrived first and the latter arrived later with the Kozhikode – Thiruvananthapuram Jan Shatabdi Express, but left first. Poor Ernad and #17544 was ...

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