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The New Krishnarajapuram (KR Puram) Railway Station Building

The New Krishnarajapuram (KR Puram) Railway Station Building

The new Krishnarajapuram (KR Puram) railway station building entrance on Platform 4 facing the Ring Road,¬† a bit before the current “entrance” at the junction under the hanging bridge. Very discreetly SWR¬†constructed this in a time span of 6 months, ...

The “Grand” Velankanni Railway Station

The “Grand” Velankanni Railway Station

The railway station building at Velankanni, Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu. Velankanni is famous as a Christian pilgrimage center and the station building reflects the Gothic style architecture used when building churches. The station is relatively new, only three years old ...

Dirty ED WAP4 #22255 Arrives with the TVC Mail

Dirty ED WAP4 #22255 Arrives with the TVC Mail

A very dirty WAP4 #22255 of Southern Railways’ Erode Electic Loco Shed arrives at Changanasserry Railway Station hauling the famous 12623 Chennai Central – Thiruvananthapuram Mail. The locomotive badly needs a wash, as it looks like it had picked up ...

A Gulmohar Tree in Full Bloom on a Railway Platform!

A Gulmohar Tree in Full Bloom on a Railway Platform!

A Gulmohar flowering tree (Delonix Regia) stands in full beautiful bloom at the Anekal Road railway station just outside Bangalore, Karnataka. The station is located close to the border of Karnataka with Tamil Nadu on the Bangalore – Hosur -Salem ...

Approaching Coimbatore Junction Railway Station…

Approaching Coimbatore Junction Railway Station…

We approach Coimbatore Junction on the 12677 Bangalore-Ernakulam Intercity Express on a rainy and cloudy afternoon, half an hour late. A WAP4 can be seen up ahead which is ready for departure with the Kovai Express to Chennai. A long ...

Parallel Tracks at the Quaint Carmelaram Station

Parallel Tracks at the Quaint Carmelaram Station

The Platform and parallel tracks at the little Carmelaram (code: CLRM) Railway Station on Sarjapur Road, Bangalore on the Bangalore – Hosur – Salem line. The station is fairly new, and four express trains stop here every day. The little ...