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Footplating on the Pushpak Exp.

  This was in winter of 1989 when my uncle was the DRM of Bhusaval.  I got
  a chance to travel on the WCM5 and WAM4 locos. hauling the Pushpak Exp.
  from Bombay V.T. to Igatpuri and Igatpuri to Bhusaval, respectively.
  Here are some snaps:

   Crossing a WCM1-hauled express train near the EMU car shed
   between Kurla and Vidyavihar

  

  

  Standing next to a WCG2 at Kasara

  

  Ascending the Thul ghat section

 

  About to emerge from a tunnel

 

  Proceeding towards Igatpuri

    

   At Igatpuri (the WCM5 DC electric loco.)

  

  

  Changeover to WAM4 AC electric loco.

  

  Leaving Igatpuri

 

  Crossing an express train somewhere between Nasik Rd. and Manmad

 

  Cruising through Manmad Jn.

    

  One of the few unscheduled halts

 

  A WAM4 from Arrkonam loco. shed

 

  Crossing the Varanasi - Dadar Exp. at Chalisgaon Jn.

  

Crossing a WAM4-hauled freight train

 

  Crossing the Gitanjali Exp. headed by two WAM4s

 

  The west end of Bhusawal yard with a fleet of freight trains
  (note the twin-WAG2 units)

  

  Entering Bhusawal Jn.

     

Next : Dadar to Madras Central on the Chennai Exp.


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