Sunday, October 19, 2008

The Rail Trail

Here are few random pictures from the never ending experience of Indian Railways. Some good, some bad and some ugly but all it matters now is the curiosity of navigating the past moments spent standing behind the lens.

The power runs through these thin nerves …

A WAG 7 engine, known for its speed and one of the successful class of goods engine.

On a voyage of discovery ... unfinished ...

A WDM-2 Engine, reminds me about the old yet the long existence of it on the tracks. WDM Stands for Broad gauge (W) Diesel (D) Mixed traffic (M) engine, if you are not already known about it.

The bridge over Godavari River. You praise the bridge when you learn that it carry you over a tough path.

6 comments:

Lakshmi said...

love train journeys...there is a certain charm around them..almost all my trips now are in trains

~vagabond~ said...

Makes me nostalgic for train rides to my grandparents home when I lived in India. My grandpa would give me some coins to throw overboard every time we passed over a bridge.
Really nice photos. The second photo is my favorite one.

Alok (आलोक) said...

lakshmi, truly there is a charm hidden in each of the train journey. So much so real and touched by the life :)

Alok (आलोक) said...

vagabond, similar things happened to me many times. And you know, I keep separate coins to give away to the rivers :)

Hey, 2nd pic is my fav. thanks for the comment.

SloganMurugan said...

arrey eah. one more railfan's blog!

Vandita said...

i haven't had a train journey in sooo long... used to be fun.
the black and white pic of the WDM-2 engine is awesome