Bangladesh Railways’ alco (6502 BED-30) and WDP-4 Himgiri SF accelerates past!!!
Date taken: February 2013 Camcorder: SONY DCR SX45E DLW, aka Diesel Locomotive Workshop, Varanasi, had taken a contract to manufacture 16 alcos, similar to the WDM- 3As that we have got, to Bangladesh Railways (B.R.). And this was one of the couple of locos, that was first dispatched. Numbered 6502 BED- 30, the loco was coupled to the 12332 Jammu Tawi (JAT)- Howrah (HWH) Tri-Weekly HIMGIRI Superfast Express at Varanasi. From Kolkata, the loco will be delivered to B.R. with the 13108/13110 Kolkata Chitpur Terminal (KOAA)- Dhaca Cantt. (DHCA) MAITREE International Express. On the same day,the other loco, 6501 BED- 30 came piggybanking with 12318 Bi-Weekly Amritsar (ASR)- Sealdah (SDAH) AKAL TAKHT Superfast Express: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=co9FB8EtsTo HIMGIRI was running 5 hours behind schedule with 20072 SGUJ shed WDP- 4. Location is Balarambati on HB Chord enroute. The train follows the Jammu Tawi- Chakki Bank- Jalandhar- Ludhiana- Ambala- Saharanpur- Moradabad- Bareilly- Lucknow- Sultanpur- Varanasi- Mughal Sarai- Danapur- Patna- Jha Jha- Jasidih- Asansol- Burdwan- Howrah route of NR/ ECR/ ER, and takes 36h 30m to cover 2020 kms with 30 halts. ++ Here is my playlist of Unique captures in Indian railways: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL13BEE29D0142442E&feature=mh_lolz Railfans Sarbamit Chowdhury, Pramit Mitra and Sayantan Banerjee was with me on the trip.