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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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Inside a First Class AC Coupe (2 seater) of Indian Railways

Inside a First Class AC “Honeymoon” Coupe :)

The interiors of a First Class AC (air conditioned) Coupe on Indian Railways’ trains (new LHB aluminium coach type with bigger windows). First Class is divided into Coupes (seating/sleeping for two) and Cabins (seating/sleeping for four) and have lockable doors ensuring complete privacy. This shot if from the “E” Coupe on the 16561/2 Bangalore Yeshwantpur – Trivandrum Kochuveli AC Express. ...

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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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Twin WDG4 Diesel Goods Locomotives India

Twin WDG4 EMD Behemoths From Pune!

Twin EMDs of Pune loco shed idle, lights and presenting a show of their raw power, awaiting their turn to move forward. The 4000 hp humongous beasts are fast becoming the predominant Diesel traction freight locomotives on Indian Railways. Compared to the original GT46MAC models, the newer WDG4s have a more “rounded” look which sort of takes away some of ...

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Diesel Freight Locomotive WDG4

The Hulking EMD! WDG4 Diesel Freight Locomotive

Indian Railways’ Diesel Freight Locomotive WDG4 #12151 of Hubli (UBL) shed along with another WDG4 stand attached to a consist of BOXN wagons at Whitefield Railway Station near Bangalore. The massive, hulking beasts generate 4000 hp of power and are now Indian Railways’ premier freight engines. They were originally supplied by EMD Corporation of USA. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn ...

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