Tag Archives: Kerala Trains

A beautiful picture of a train on a girder bridge in kerala, india. wap4 22580 Sabari Express

The Parasuram Express on a Girder Bridge in a Wet and Green Kerala

On a wet and overcast day with rain threatening to fall any minute, the 16650 Nagercoil – Mangalore Parasuram Express passes over a rust-stained girder bridge in central Kerala, just after Aluva and the famous bridge across the Periyar river with the view of the Aluva Manappuram, hauled by a mud-splattered bright orange-red and yellow Erode 5350 hp WAP4 class ...

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Photo of Kerala Express train in its Full Length

The Legendary Kerala Express in its Full 24 Coach Length!

The 12625 Thiruvananthapuram – New Delhi Kerala Superfast Express seen in its full 24-coach length just outside Aluva in Kerala. It is so long that the rear end is reduced to a blur! Here it is seen with its regular link – an Erode WAP4 –  the gleaming #22904 this time, which will be detached at Erode. The legend holds a ...

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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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Picture of the Island Express train at Kottayam

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 all majestic and powerful though a bit splattered with dirt. The ERS-KYJ MEMU waits at the end of the other ...

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Newly painted electric loco WAP4 22665 in Kerala

Spotlessly Clean WAP4 22665 In-Your-Face!

Gleaming spotless in the Kerala summer sun, Erode’s freshly painted electric loco WAP4 #22665 looks in mint-fresh condition as it slams around a curve as it approaches  Kalamasserry station near Ernakulam in Kerala with the 12075 Trivandrum – Kozhikode Jan Shatabdi Express. The train on the opposite track was the two-hour late running Yeshwantpur – Kochuveli Garib Rath Express. Its bright off-red puts ...

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the 12075 Jan Shatabdi Express passing Ernakulam Town

The 12075 JanShatabdi Grumbles Past Ernakulam

The 12075 JanShatabdi Express from Kozhikode to Thiruvananthapuram Central slowly grumbles its way past Ernakulam Town with Erode’s WAP4 #22294 in the lead. The JS was once Kerala’s most prestigious train but is today ruined thanks to ridiculous stoppages introduced everywhere by populist politicians. The full length of the first coach is seen with the unique JanShatabdi livery and design. ...

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