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.
I thought that this was the perfect location to take a picture of this steam train leaving the Agra station with no poles or other hints in front of me. However, just a few seconds before I releas... (more)
In November 1990, my boss decided to send me to India for a business trip. Of course, I immediately accepted his offer knowing that some steam locomotives were still active in India at that time. ... (more)
Heavy freight with twin ALCOs passing through a series of deep rock cuttings near Shindavane.
Twin diesel headed goods through a rock cutting near Shindavane.
Dabhoi Junction was a meeting place for several 2 feet 6 inch gauge lines in Gujarat. On our visit in 1989 all trains were worked by ZB 2-6-2 locos. Here No 85, built by Krauss-Maffei in Germany i... (more)
2 feet 6 inch gauge ZDM4A No 205 is seen being refuelled at Pathankot depot. This is the main loco facility for the Kangra Valley railway.
In true ALCO style, 15003 lifts a heavy commuter train out of Pallam in the suburbs of Delhi.
Nizamuddin -Vasco Goa express near Ranjangaon.
Metre gauge Alco clone no 6213, built in Varanasi in 1969, nears Hubli with a freight in 1989.