Tag Archives: KR Puram

Traffic Jam at Bangalore Tin Factory Junction Bus Stop

The Great Bangalore Tin Factory Junction Traffic Jam

A view of the omnipresent traffic jam at the infamous Tin Factory junction neat KR Puram Railway station in Bangalore, the bane of Bangalore commuters. This photo shows only the traffic coming in from the railway station side along a essentially three-lane road that is mostly always filled with traffic, just as on the other side which is perennially congested. ...

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The New Krishnarajapuram (KR Puram) Railway Station Building

The new Krishnarajapuram (KR Puram) railway station building entrance on Platform 4 facing the Ring Road,  a bit before the current “entrance” at the junction under the hanging bridge. Very discreetly SWR constructed this in a time span of 6 months, and will be the official main entrance to the station from now on. As of now the official station building is on ...

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Long Photo of the Bangalore - Chennai Brindavan Express train

The Brindavan Express Snakes Towards KR Puram

The legendary 12640 Brindavan Express from Bangalore City to Chennai Central headed by a RPM WAP7 snakes its way slowly towards Krishnarajapuram Railway Station in Bangalore. The train is very long as it can be seen in this photo. It started running in 1964 is today just a shadow of its former glory. It does not even have an AC Car Car coach, slaughtered at ...

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Two of India’s Old Electric Warhorses!

Two old electric warhorses of the Indian Railways coupled together (MU-ed) wait their turn to carry on with their duties at KR Puram Railway Station, Bangalore. Battered and bruised from their long years of hauling heavy freights across the country, the WAG5A #23129 and WAG5 #23083 locomotives (engines) both belong to the Arakkonam (AJJ) electric loco shed today. Note their ...

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View of KR Puram Tin Factory bus stop from foot over bridge

KR Puram Tin Factory Junction “Aerial” View

An “aerial” view of the KR Puram TIn Factory Bus Stop from the foot over bridge. Seven Roads converge at this junction and is a location of perpetual chaos. On a cloudy afternoon. The pillars of the famous KR Puram “hanging bridge” (cable stayed) can be seen in the distance. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Reddit Love This Pocket ...

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Alstom LHB Rakes of the Bangalore Rajdhani lying around idle

LHB Rakes for the Bangalore Rajdhani!

Brand new Alstom LHB coaches of the Nizamuddin – Bangalore Rajdhani Express sits at KR Puram railway station. This was before commissioning, the rakes were awaiting clearance certificate. LHB coaches are based on Aluminium and are faster, more durable and lighter. All Rajdhanis and Shatabdis in India run on LHB rakes today. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Reddit Love ...

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