The appetizer to a Konkan feast

No, this is not about food. A train trip is to railfans what a feast is for a foodie 😛 . This Konkan "feast" refers to a ride by 22120 Karmali Mumbai Tejas express - a premium superfast train that belongs to the Shatabdi class; never mind the fact that it's not much of a…Read more The appetizer to a Konkan feast

Year-end mini-vacation to Chennai – Part 1

After a memorable trip to Chennai the previous month, it was time for yet another such trip in the final month of the year. I was to take 11027 Mumbai Chennai Mail (yet again! 😀 ) on Saturday 23rd night. I had booked an AC 2 Tier ticket, which was originally RAC3 and then became…Read more Year-end mini-vacation to Chennai – Part 1

Observations at Kurduvadi on a Sunday Night!

I had my first visit to Pandharpur, reaching Kurduvadi on Sunday May 14th early morning by 22139 CSTM-SUR superfast; from where I took 11309 SUR-Miraj express to PVR. I returned the same evening to KWV by 11310 Miraj-SUR exp, before proceeding to Mumbai by 22140 SUR-CSTM superfast. At KWV, I had about 3 hours to…Read more Observations at Kurduvadi on a Sunday Night!