Mint Fresh EMD WDP4 Long Hood Forward at Makalidurga!

Blue everywhere as freshly painted KJM WDP4 #20057 heads “Long Hood Forward” (LHF) with the Coimbatore – Mumbai Kurla Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) express through the Makalidurga railway station on the Bangalore – Hyderabad mainline as dusk fell. The 4000 hp diesel-electric locomotive with its famous V16 diesel engine was ultra clean on its exterior with not even a single speck of dirt on it. Makalidurga is a famous spot just outside Bangalore, around 50 km north of the city famous for railfanning and trekking or both together.