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Posted: Mar 28 2016 (15:39)

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Mar 28 2016 (15:39)   12797/Venkatadri SF Express (PT) | MRM/Mamanduru (3 PFs)
 

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Had a great race, yesterday morning, with the Venkatadri Express between MRM and RE.
I was starting from Harini resort near Mamanduru with my friends after a 97 batch together and an over night stay at the resort. The train with twin diesel locos crossed us at a distance. Few minutes in to the drive, i managed to catch up to the train and started accelerating to catch up to the twin locos. I was already over 100 KMPH speed and nearing 110. I was just about 5 coaches behind, all too excited that i was about to win the race. Then suddenly train, which was till then cruising at 90, picked up speed and touched 110. Due to bumpy road,
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i had to take the foot off the pedal couple of times and then speed up to 110 KMPH, but the train kept cruising at 110 and left me behind. I had to stop for the police barricade few kms before the amar raja factor and by then i had completely lost race. It took me another 10 mins to reach the RE railway station and the train was already on the platform.
I wish i had my camcorder handy to capture the exciting race and chugging of the twin diesel locos. Anyways the race was like the cherry on the cake to finish a great weekend with friends.

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