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#100happytrains: Day 11

April 11, 2014


Ernakulam-Karaikal Tea Garden Express The train initially used to ply from Mettupalayam to Cochin, carrying Tea and other products for export to other countries. Later, for a long time, the train connected Ernakulam to Tiruchi and then was extended to Nagore (post gauge conversion), running along the River Kaveri from Erode. It was the first […]

#100happytrains: Day 10

April 10, 2014


Tiruchi-Mayiladuthurai Express A fast day connection between the two towns, that lie on the banks of the river Kaveri. I had taken this train in 2012 to cover the Commissioner of Railway Safety’s inspection of the newly-laid Mayiladuthurai Junction-Tiruvarur line. You have no option but to bear the searing heat of central Tamil Nadu as […]