Another memorable outing to Pune – Part 1

Yes, you read right - yet another trip to Pune; must be making you wonder whether this city is my 2nd home! πŸ˜› Nope, there were some sweets and snacks to buy from the famous Chitale Bandhu Mithaiwale; and of course some railfanning at Dapodi - 3 stations away! πŸ˜› Anyway, the train for the…Read more Another memorable outing to Pune – Part 1

Do Not Underestimate the Deccan Express!

11008 Pune Mumbai Deccan express is not a very fast train – it takes 4 hrs 2 mins to cover a distance of 192 km; an average speed of 47.6 kmph. It also has 9 stops i.e. an average of almost a stop every 21 km! πŸ˜› However, these stats are not enough to dismiss…Read more Do Not Underestimate the Deccan Express!

A Sunday morning outing to Talegaon

It was 22nd of January - A Sunday. Pretty unusual to be out of bed by 05 15, and out of the house by 06 15, right ? Nope, not for a railfan πŸ˜‰ . He who is slow to wake up otherwise πŸ˜€ . Anyway, I managed to get an auto to Vikhroli ;Β where…Read more A Sunday morning outing to Talegaon