A Summer Saturday Morning Trip to Pune

Yes. Yet another outing to Pune - hope you won't get bored by now 😛 . Nearly a month ago, I had made a similar trip in order to buy Shrewsbury biscuits from the famous Kayani bakery - only to end up buying from Naaz Bakery (which is not as good as the former) instead;…Read more A Summer Saturday Morning Trip to Pune

Mega Block Blues – Part 2

Where were we? Ah! The  megablock of Sunday March 11th...it had taken its toll on 11024 KOP-CSMT Sahyadri express - as it took 2 hrs 45 mins to cover a distance of merely 63 km from Pune to LNL - at a speed of approximately 23 kmph - something that could have been achieved by…Read more Mega Block Blues – Part 2

Mega Block Blues – Part 1

Being the crazy railfan that I am, I had decided upon another sleep-killing trip 😛 - to Pune this time instead of Manmad; to know what I am talking about, please visit the blogs of my last trip: https://ashwinkumar1989.online/2018/03/03/half-a-day-and-300-miles-away-from-home-part-1/ and https://ashwinkumar1989.online/2018/03/04/half-a-day-and-300-miles-away-from-home-part-2/ . Coming back to this trip, it started with an overnight journey to Pune by 51033…Read more Mega Block Blues – Part 1

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 😉 . He who is slow to wake up otherwise 😀 . Anyway, I managed to get an auto to Vikhroli ; where…Read more A Sunday morning outing to Talegaon

Starting off 2017 with the Queen

Yes, I was starting off the new year(to be precise, the 5th day of the new year) with a trip by the famous 12123 Mumbai Pune Deccan Queen. I made my way out of my home by 15 20, and took an auto to Vikhroli; where 11019 Mumbai Bhubaneswar Konark express made its presence behind…Read more Starting off 2017 with the Queen