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Picture of the Karnataka Express headed by the MLY ALCO Twins

The Legendary Karnataka Express with the MLY ALCO Twins!

On a heavily overcast day, the local superstar and king of SWR, the legendary 12628 Karnataka Express from New Delhi to Bangalore  City rolls onto home stretch from the YNK-KJM branch line onto the KJM-SBC mainline to finish the last 7 km of her epic 2400 km journey at Channasandra Bypass cabin, Bangalore. As it is with tradition, she is famously hauled ...

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WDM3A Itarsi Twins and a WAP7 at Bangalore

On a sunny May evening in Bangalore City Railway Station, the colorful WDM3A twins from Itarsi (ET) (one of which is 16224R, a rebuilt ALCo or WDM2) get ready to famously haul local superstar Karnataka Express out of Bangalore till Itarsi under Diesel power. Powerhouse SCR Lallaguda (LGD) WAP7 #30239 takes a nap under a tree in a nearby corner ...

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