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train number 16315 Bangalore Kochuveli Express large size picture of WAP4 22841 at Baiyyappanahalli

The 16315 Bangalore-Kochuveli Express Runs with the Evening Sun

The 16315 Bangalore City-Trivandrum Kochuveli Express curves past the famous Baiyyappanahalli curve like it does every day on its daily run to God’s Own Country every evening. The setting sun reflects off the side on the loco, Royapuram electric loco shed’s WAP4 22841. It was the day when I went wandering around Bangalore taking a lot of photographs, finishing the day ...

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A Freight Train in India Hauled by Twin EMD Diesel Locomotives

Hubli diesel locomotive shed’s WDG4D “Vijay” #40642 and a cousin WDG4, dedicated freight diesel locomotives of the Indian Railways haul a high-capacity BCNHL rake (covered wagon – heavy loading) seen at Sasthamkotta railway station in Kerala one early morning. The WDG4D is an indigenously developed version of the EMD WDG4 locomotive (EMD GTMAC64), by adding an additional drivers cab so it ...

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Veteran WAP1 #22007 “Bond” Hauls the JanShatabdi in Kerala

The name is Bond, James Bond. The venerable WAP1 #22007 of Arakkonam is seen braving a hot sun under clear blue skies hauling the 12081 Kannur-Trivandrum JanShatabdi Express on the newly opened double line between Changanasserry and Thiruvalla in Kerala. As the 7th WAP1 ever produced, almost 25 years old and nearing the end of its eventful service life, the ...

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Twin ALCO diesel locomotives hauling the Garib Rath express train in Kerala India

The Turqouise Twins at Kochuveli with the Yeshwantpur Garib Rath

Twin ALCO WDM3As, (#18704 and #16296) in the classic blue-turquoise-blue livery of the Krishnarajapuram KJM diesel loco shed wait at Trivandrum Kochuveli railway terminus with the 12258 Kochuveli – Bangalore Yeshwantpur Garib Rath express. This train was until recently hauled by a single KJM ALCO locomotive, but now gets two of them, a great and stunning upgrade! Twin ALCOs are ...

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The Bangalore Chennai Brindavan Express train with WAP7 locomotive

The Legendary Brindavan Express in its Full-length Glory

The 12640 Brindavan Superfast Express from Bangalore City SBC to Chennai Central MAS is seen near Bayyappanahalli at Sadanandanagar hauled by Royapuram electric locomotive shed’s WAP7 electric locomotive #30379, seen in its full 24-coach length glory. It was an unbelievably hot and sunny day, as can be seen from the photo, and to catch the legend I was almost fried ...

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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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