Swarna Jayanti express through a deep rock cutting near Shindawane.
2 feet 6 inch gauge No 701 nears Solan with the 1210 Kalka to Shimla. These 2008 built ZDM3 locos look very different to the earlier versions built in the 1970s, which had a single driving cab. Se... (more)
With clouds forming over the Himalayas, Kangra Valley Railway ZDM3 No 178 leaves Nagrota with the 0720 Joginder Nagar to Pathankot. This service is booked 10 hours and 10 minutes for it`s 101 mile... (more)
Pune shed's WDG3A # 13052 accelerates with the 12148 Nizamuddin - Kolhapur weekly express, ready to take on the gradient of the Shindawane ghat. A few months back, the busy Indian Railways switche... (more)
Even on half power, its ALCO heritage is obvious as 11157 smokes out of Gurgaon with the Bareilly to Bhuj Ala Hazrat Express. Just days earlier 15 people had died riding on the roof of a train aro... (more)
Whilst stocking up on chai and biscuits for our boatride, a WDM3D heads over the River Ganges as people prepare for their ... (more)
One photo which I'd forgotten about from my trip to Pambam Bridge, 14048 is dwarfed by the Indian Ocean as it heads onto the island of Rameswaram at the southern tip of India.
Surprising scenes in 2011. Fleets of donkeys were in use at New Delhi to move spent ballast and earth during engineering operations. We counted nearly 50 animals around the tracks. An empty EMU pa... (more)
Due to a disjointed gauge conversion process, many metre gauge lines now find themselves cut off from loco sheds, leaving engines to be transported on flat wagons over the broad gauge network, suc... (more)
2 feet 6 inch gauge ZDM3,No 159, leaves Kathleeghat with the 1425 Shimla to Kalka.
One of the ancient railmotors heads away from Shimla on the 1625 to Kalka, a 5 hour journey.
In a unique and very colourful livery, 14962 partners 16751 (also from Katni shed) with a heavy freight train moving slowly through Jaipur.
In one of the last metre gauge strongholds, MHOW based YDM4 #6736 pauses at Kalakund so a classmate can be attached to the rear for the climb up the ghats to Patalpani.
18677 of Malda Town shed pulls away from Barsoi with a Katihar to Radhikapur passenger train on a foggy West Bengali morning.
The busy metre gauge junction of Pilibhit is starting to resemble a museum as the rest of Indian Railways modernises and converts to broad gauge. Here 6528 pulls in with the Ruhelkhand Express fro... (more)