LATEST

PICTURE GALLERY

VIDEOS

THE GLORIOUS PAST

SHED LOGOS

HERITAGE

AMARAVATHI EXPRESS & the HEAVENLY BRAGANZA GHATS - Indian Railways

One of the Most Scenic Sections in Indian Railways !! Famous for the "Dudhsagar Waterfalls" and the Tunnels Enroute, Braganza Ghat Section is one of the Spectacular Ghats one can Enjoy riding through. The Train Ride through this Ghat Section is one of the Most Breathtaking Experiences Ever !!

Join us as we Travel through the Heavenly Braganza Ghats, behind Two Enthusiastic ALCO Monsters !!

The Braganza Ghat Section Lies between Kulem (Goa) and Castle Rock (Karnataka) on the Londa - Madgaon Line. The Ghat has a Mighty Gradient of 1 : 37 and the Trains which Move up the Ghats are Pushed with the Help of Banker Locomotives from the Rear. 

Seen here is one of the Most Important Trains which pass through this Section - 18048 / AMARAVATHI EXPRESS (Vasco Da Gama - Howrah). The Train is powered by Twin WDG 3A Locomotives (14571 + 14651) from Diesel Loco Shed, Gooty (GY) and from Kulem it is Pushed by Twin WDG 4 Locomotives (12077 + 70073) from Diesel Loco Shed, Hubballi (UBL). 

18048 / AMARAVATHI Express powered by WDG 3A Multiple Unit (14571 + 14659) Enters MADGAON (MAO)


The Twin ALCos Enthusiastically Accelerate after Clearing a Speed Restriction 
View of the Twin ALCos Entering the Loop Line at Kulem and the Banker Locos Wating !!


The Bankers Attaching to the Rear of the Train in Heavy Rain !!

Watch the First Part of the Journey onboard AMARAVATHI Express through the Heavenly Braganza Ghats here - 



Stay tuned for the Upcoming Part Featuring the Legendary "DUDHSAGAR WATERFALLS" and the 16 Tunnels Enroute !! Coming Soon only on Diesel Loco Shed !!

Post a Comment

 
Copyright © 2013 Diesel Loco Shed
Distributed By Free Premium Themes. Powered byBlogger