Tag Archives: Technical Details

Electric Locomotive Roster: The WAG Series!

Before there was the celebrated WAP series, there were the WAGs. No, not the WAG as in football terminology, but Broad Gauge (W) AC Electric (A) Goods/freight locomotives (G) of the Indian Railways, which railfans consider to be much more ...

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Why Are Indian Railways Trains So Slow?

The Second Slowest Train in Kerala the Kanyakumari - Bangalore Island Express at Kottayam station

The Indian Railways is totally awesome when it comes to scale, coordination, operations and locomotives, no two doubts about that. But when it comes to speed, quality of service, aesthetics and looks, our railways are still stuck in the 19th ...

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The Diesel and Electric Locomotive Story and Working

Kazipet WDM3A 18973

Locomotives (popularly called train “engines”) are the heart and soul of the Railway system. Locomotives give life to coaches and wagons which are otherwise dead hunks of metal which can best qualify as shelters during rains, converting them into trains. ...

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