Tag Archives: Locomotives

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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WDS6 shunter of Ernakulam shed at Kottayam

WDS6 #36018 Solid ERS Shunter

WDS6 #36018 shunter of Ernakulam Diesel Shed looks thoroughly solid as she soaks up the sun sitting on a siding at Kottayam railway station. Shunters are low-powered locomotives to shunt (attach) carriages to each other. This spotting was quite a surprise, since shunters usually do not travel away from their home yards. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Reddit Love ...

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Royapuram's WAP4 22792 at SBC with Kochuveli Exp

Royapuram WAP4 #22792 with Kochuveli Express

Royapuram (RPM) shed’s WAP-4 #22792 stands at Platform 5 at Bangalore City Railway Station ready to depart with the 16316 Bangalore – Kochuveli tri-weekly Express. The train will be hauled by the same loco till Kochuveli (Trivandrum). It bears a painted banner commemorating 60 years of CLW, where it was built. The same loco is also seen hauling the Bangalore ...

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KJM's WDP4B #40010 with an express near Krishnarajapuram Cabin

The Long WDP4B 40010 is Looong!

KJM’s mighty and very looong WDP4B #40010 running in Long Hood Forward (LHF) mode with the weird looking front end looking forward says hello to Bangalore city with the Bhuvaneshwar – Bangalore City Prasanti Express in tow, on a rain soaked forenoon, just after the Krishnarajapuram cabin at Sadananda Nagar. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Reddit Love This Pocket ...

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WDM2Bs meet at Alappuzha with the Ernad and Janshatabdi expresses

Diesel WDM Veterans Meet at Alappuzha!

Southern Railways Diesel workhorses, WDM2B #17544 and WDM2 #17805 both of Golden Rock (GOC Ponmalai) shed stand tall, head to head at Alappuzha Railway Station one late evening. The former hauling the Mangalore – Nagercoil Ernad Express arrived first and the latter arrived later with the Kozhikode – Thiruvananthapuram Jan Shatabdi Express, but left first. Poor Ernad and #17544 was ...

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WAP 4 Locos at Ernakulam Trip Shed

WAP-4 Mela at Ernakulam

WAP-4 Locos nap at the electric trip shed at Ernakulam Junction in between duty hours. #22294, #22306 and two more unidentified ones are visible. The first one is the only one with Panto up and the others are really sleeping. Also, the first two need a serious wash and a fresh coat of paint. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr ...

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