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#100happytrains: Day 15

April 15, 2014


Madras-Guruvayoor-Madras Koodal Express A former metre gauge train that was a Mandovi Express-like connection between Madras and Madurai (Koodal is another name for the temple city). In the broad gauge era, the train now runs up to the holy town of Guruvayoor via Nagercoil and Trivandrum. This route is the shortest between the two state […]

A ride to cherish: The love for trains – II

December 16, 2013


For ever since he could remember he liked trains. He didn’t know why, but he was never curtailed when it came to his love for trains. He loved to see them pass, travel on them, read about them and also, sometimes, write about them. He collected ticket stubs with just as much interest as he […]