Tag Archives: Tamil Nadu

The new railway station at Velankanni

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 ...

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The Distant Suranganaru Water Falls, Theni District

In the far distance, a silver sheet of water cascades from a steep mountain face topped by clouds and fronted by a round green hillock. This scene is  from the Theni – Kottayam highway after Gudalur in Theni district Tamil Nadu, the Suranganaru ...

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Indian Railways Goods Train Hauled by Single WDG4 EMD Engine

A Very Short Goods Train Passes Through Rural Tamil Nadu

Golden Rock (Trichy) shed’s EMD WDG4 #12871 hauls a relatively short rake of BCNA wagons across a typical setting of the rustic beauty of the rural Tamil Nadu countryside, just before it was about to pass under a road overbridge on the National ...

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A Hill, A Toll Plaza and a Glorious Tamil Nadu Highway

The twin roofs of the TNDK Toll Plaza in Karur district, Tamil Nadu, perfectly frames the Vadamalai hill seen in the distance against a blue sky, making it look like the hill is perched atop of the plaza, the lines ...

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Kongunadu Highway

The Under-Renovation NH47 Highway near Coimbatore

The Walayar – Coimbatore part of the Palakkad – Coimbatore section of the National Highway 47 (new number NH 744) which runs from Kanyakumari to Salem via Kerala. Half-finished flyovers and overbridges dot the stretch of the two-lane road marred ...

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Rock formation making a hill near Patchur Vellore District Tamil Nadu

Unspoilt Rocky Hill Stands Tall near Patchur

A rocky outcropping bedecked with green shrubs and some trees rises tall against the bright blue morning sky on the Jolarpettai – Bangalore railway line towards Bangalore. This deserted place is between the Patchur and Mulanur stations after the line ...

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