A sudden trip through Konkan Railway – Part 2

A sudden trip through Konkan Railway by 'The Food King' a.k.a 10103 CSMT-MAO Mandovi express, hauled by surprise link - twin Pune WDM3As 16013R and 16750R - was in progress; we had just entered KR territory in style - overtaking 22656 NZM-TVC superfast (as well as a freight) at Roha. For our progress till then,…Read more A sudden trip through Konkan Railway – Part 2

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A sudden trip through Konkan Railway – Part 1

The first month of the year had been rather hectic. Come February, I needed a change of routine; or rather a change of scene. For a railfan, the best way to achieve that is a train trip; especially one through Konkan Railway. But being KR, it is never easy to get tickets at short notice.…Read more A sudden trip through Konkan Railway – Part 1

A leisurely sojourn by the ‘Food King’ – Part 2

True to the title of this blog post, it was a leisurely ride by the 'Food King' of IR (10103 CSMT-MAO Mandovi express) so far; as we were often held up for crossings involving long halts of at least 10-15 mins and thus the delays kept increasing. We were running 44 mins late when we…Read more A leisurely sojourn by the ‘Food King’ – Part 2

A leisurely sojourn by the ‘Food King’ – Part 1

Yes, as the title suggests; it was a trip by the 'Food King' of Indian Railways - 10103 CSMT-MAO Mandovi express. IMHO, there could not have been a better way to start the last month of the year; than a train trip through Konkan Railway. Moreover, with a variety of mouth-watering delicacies to savour while…Read more A leisurely sojourn by the ‘Food King’ – Part 1