Indian Railways in Bold on a WAG9

“Indian Railways!” stands out in bold on the side of a WAG9 locomotive, #31175 of Lallaguda (LGD) shed. WAG9s are the most powerful locomotives in India dedicated to hauling freight. The WAG9 delivers 6350 hp of power and runs on AC electricity. The locomotives are all colored green with a yellow stripe running through them.

Lallaguda’s Powerhouse WAG9 at Changanasserry!

One of India’s most powerful locomotive (engine) type spotted at Changanasserry, Kerala, bathed by the early morning Sun’s rays. The¬†powerhouse of an electric locomotive, the WAG9 #31175 has a power output of 6350 hp and belongs to the South Central Railways’ (SCR) Lallaguda (LGD) “Electric Locomotive Shed” near Secunderabad. The green demon was sleeping on a siding Panto down attached to a short rake of blue Box Cars.

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 after having brought in the Brindavan Express from Chennai. She will later take the 12028 SBC-MAS Shatabdi back to Chennai. A KJM WDP4 locomotive can also be seen.