23 coach long Nizamuddin-Yesvantpur Sampark Kranti express negotiating almost circular Daundaj curvemore)
The aerodynamically designed WDP3As were Indian Railways attempt to emulate a LRC style high speed engine, using the trusty ALCO 16 cylinder prime-mover but sadly they were unsuccesful due to poor... (more)
Kolhapur bound Koyna Express traverses the rugged terrain between Adarki and Wathar.
Metre gauge YG 2-8-2 No 3409 arrives at Silaiman with a morning local from Madurai in 1989. I presume that there are semaphore signals showing their red paint on the other side of the backing boa... (more)
Metre gauge 0-8-2T rack loco 37387 was built by SLM in switzerland in 1920. Similar engines were built right up to 1952! Here it pushes the daily train from Mettupalayam to Ooty out of Coonoor. Th... (more)
6 locos, a mix of YP and YG classes, are gathered around the turntable at Madurai. I was just too young to have witnessed scenes like this at home in England, so it was really a wonderful sight fo... (more)
Morning passenger train to Solapur near Manjri station.
WP Pacific No 7641 leaves Chinchpada with a train from Surat. The prototypes of these locos were built by Baldwin in 1947. This one was built in India in 1965.
A freshly overhauled WAP4 works the Intercity Express to its destination - Eranakulam.
A WDG3A of Erode depot struggles as it notches up after a speed restriction. The loco smoked so badly that the coaches behind are hardly visible.
Hubli depot had 3 of these lightweight YL 2-6-2 metre gauge locos, with one normally on shed, for overhaul. I visited with 3 friends in 1989, but found no YLs present. Next morning, the shed forem... (more)
2 feet 6 inch gauge ZDM3 No 701 leaves Kandaghat with the Himalayan Queen, 1210 Kalka to Shimla. The train takes 5 hours and 10 minutes to do the arduous 60 miles.
Locomotive from Jhansi shed speeding towards Daund with just 2 coach inspection special.
A Tughlakabad (TKD) shed WDM2 arrives at Ajmer station with a Shatabdi express train.
A IR WDM2 in one of the many different paint schemes runs light at Ajmer Station. Its a small wonder that the individual locomotive sheds have been able to keep their own paint schemes.