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The Muvattupuzha River – Calm and Beautiful

The serene waters of the Muvattupuzha River flow flat and calm, filled to the brim flanked by greenery on both sides as she makes her way to join the Arabian Sea at Poothotta, showing a real example of Kerala’s natural beauty. The picture was taken from the Railway Bridge near the Piravom Road Railway Station. The area itself is rocky ...

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The Legendary Venad Express Speeds Up!

Royapuram’s WAP4 #22830 headed 16301 Venad Express speeds up dramatically as it starts on the loop line from Piravom Road Railway Station in Kerala on the way from Shoranur to Thiruvananthapuram via Ernakulam Jn and Kottayam. The Venad is probably Kerala’s oldest surviving Intercity Express, quite legendary at that, but like all Kerala trains is neglected and a victim of ...

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The Muvattupuzha River as seen from near Piravom Road

The Very Blue Muvattupuzha River

The very blue and very calm Muvattupuzha River serenely turns a bend just after the Piravom Road Railway Station on her way towards her destination north of Vaikom, near Poothotta, where she drains into the Vembanad Lake. The river also gives the name to the town and taluk of Muvattupuzha, Kerala, on the foot of the Western Ghats. When you ...

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