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Indian Railways’ AC First Class Cabin (on the Island Express)

Indian Railways’ AC First Class Cabin (on the Island Express)

This is how the interiors of an AC First Class cabin on an Indian (Railways) train looks like. A cabin can seat/sleep four people as opposed to a coupe which is for two people only. Both feature lockable doors ensuring ...

The Island Stretches out at Kottayam with 22391 in the Lead

The Island Stretches out at Kottayam with 22391 in the Lead

The 16525 Island Express to Bangalore stretches out in length at Kottayam railway station with all of its gleaming 2012 and 2013 manufactured coaches on a¬†hot, cloudless sunny afternoon. Erode’s newly overhauled workhorse WAP4 #22391 heads the train¬†standing tall looking ...

Two WAP4-led Trains Wait Side-by-Side at Ernakulam

Two WAP4-led Trains Wait Side-by-Side at Ernakulam

Royapuram WAP4 #22887 and Erode WAP4 #22258 wait side by side facing in the same direction towards Ernakulam Junction at Ernakulam town with their 13351 Tata/Dhanbad – Alappuzha “Supercrawler” Express on the mainline and the 12516 Guwahati – Trivandrum “Forever ...

The Island Express Meekly Gives Way to a Frieght Train

The Island Express Meekly Gives Way to a Frieght Train

The 16525 Kanyakumari-Bangalore Island Express was pulled onto the loop line at Kalamasserry and barely five minutes later came the double-headed freight consist of Tankers and Wagons thundering down the mainline headed by Erode’s WDG3A #13536. The Island does not ...

WAP4 #22580 at Aluva with the Island

WAP4 #22580 at Aluva with the Island

WAP4 #22580 of the Erode (ED) electric locomotive shed of the Southern Railways stands at Aluva Railway Station (AWY) late one evening heading the legendary supercrawler, the 16525 Kanyakumari – Bangalore Island Express. It was held up there to let ...

WAP4# 22391 at CGY With the Island Express!

WAP4# 22391 at CGY With the Island Express!

Legendary 16525 Kanyakumari – Bangalore Island Express arrives on platform 2 at Changanasserry Railway Station headed by one of Erode’s workhorses the WAP4 #22391. WAP4 engines are Indian Railways’ workhorses. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Reddit Love This Pocket ...