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Indian Railway Electric Loco Class WAP4

WAP4 #22888 Resting at SBC

Southern Railways’ flawless WAP4 #22888 of Royapuram shed (RPM) rests along a pitline at Bangalore City after an overnight ride from Thiruvananthapuram with the 16322 Trivandrum – Bangalore Weekly Express. She will head the same train back to Trivandrum the same day. #22888 is relatively lesser spotted loco despite its fancy road number. Note the roof-mounted DBRs, almost look like ...

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RPM WAP7 30332 Electric Loco at Bangalore City Railway Station

Indian Railways’ Powerstar, the WAP7 Stretches Out!

The mighty WAP7 #30332 of Royapuram (RPM) electric locomotive shed near Chennai stretches out on Platform no 5 at Bangalore City Railway station as she prepares to head back home to Chennai with the 22626 Bangalore-Chennai Double Decker Express. The most powerful passenger locomotive in India rated at 6350 hp, the WAP7 is frequently assigned at hauling premium Express trains ...

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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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