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Twin Diesel ALCO Locomotives Indian Railways Ernakulam Kerala

Ernakulam Twins at Ernakulam North

The double-headed 56362 Ernakulam Jn – Nilambur Road passenger train stands at Ernakulam Town station one fine rain-cooled morning. The train is headed by two MU’ed WDM3A locomotives of the Ernakulam ERS Diesel Loco Shed (DLS) #17894 and #14125, standing glistening in their fresh, scrubbed orange-cream livery, in sharp contrast to the lush green canopy of the rain tree. The ...

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12202 Kochuveli Mumbai Garib Rath Express hauled by ERS WDM3A 14046 at Anjani on the Konkan Railway

Ernakulam’s Orange Hunk Hauls the Garib Rath on the Konkan Railway

Ernakulam ERS diesel loco shed’s Diesel Locomotive WDM3A #14046, one of ERS most trusted and oldest workhorses blasts past Anjani on the Konkan Railway with the 12202 Trivandrum Kochuveli – Mumbai Kurla LTT Garib Rath in tow. The orange-cream-orange livery of the Ernakulam hunk contrasts nicely with the green of the Garib Rath, the stunning green of the Konkan and the ...

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Picture of the Karnataka Express headed by the MLY ALCO Twins

The Legendary Karnataka Express with the MLY ALCO Twins!

On a heavily overcast day, the local superstar and king of SWR, the legendary 12628 Karnataka Express from New Delhi to Bangalore  City rolls onto home stretch from the YNK-KJM branch line onto the KJM-SBC mainline to finish the last 7 km of her epic 2400 km journey at Channasandra Bypass cabin, Bangalore. As it is with tradition, she is famously hauled ...

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Bright Orange Diesel Beauty from Ernakulam!

The bright orange WDM3A 16459R Diesel Locomotive of the Ernakulam Diesel Shed goes full steam as she nears home with the 22150 Pune-Ernakulam Superfast, one of the fastest trains and trains with least stoppages on the Konkan Route, at Kalamasserry, Ernakulam, Kerala. The orange livery is an intermediate home livery of the Ernakulam shed. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr ...

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Bright Orange WDM3A #18973 of Kazipet at SBC

The bright Orange and yellow WDM3A #18973 of Kazipet sits idle at Bangalore City Railway station. The huge profile and detail of the locomotive is overwhelming, a beast in its own right which can haul a 21 coach train including itself without breaking a sweat. This is a rebuilt from one of he ALCos Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr ...

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WDM3A Itarsi Twins and a WAP7 at Bangalore

On a sunny May evening in Bangalore City Railway Station, the colorful WDM3A twins from Itarsi (ET) (one of which is 16224R, a rebuilt ALCo or WDM2) get ready to famously haul local superstar Karnataka Express out of Bangalore till Itarsi under Diesel power. Powerhouse SCR Lallaguda (LGD) WAP7 #30239 takes a nap under a tree in a nearby corner ...

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