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Blog Entry# 2033959  
Posted: Oct 23 2016 (22:47)

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Railfan Z bids adieu to SR*^~   11515 blog posts   2583 correct pred (84% accurate)
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ED WAP4 22654 entering MAS with 12622 TN Express on 23.10.2015. That's the first view of Chennai I witnessed and today I complete one year on this land.
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From the super-clean Pandiyan at MS to the stinking Vivek at CAPE, from the lip smacking breakfast of DQ to a very different biryani at BBS, from the Eastern coast to the Western Ghats, the year has been absolutely amazing in context of RF. I recollect life-long memories of the MAS based RF spread across the last twelve months.
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October 2015: First trip to RMM and RF at Pamban, the Mecca of Railfans.
November 2015: Chennai to Goa through the Braganza Ghats and the magnificent Dudhsagar waterfalls. Followed by the ride on MAO-MAQ Superfast Passenger through the lush green KR!
December 2015: Chennai – Palani – Pollachi – Palakkad – Shoranur - Nilambur – Trivandrum – Kanyakumari – Mangaluru – Hassan – Bagalkote – Solapur – Chennai. Nuff said about the most amazing RF experience of my life.
January 2016: Short trip to MYS and back. First ride on the first SR Shatabdi.
February 2016: None.
March 2016: First ride on the much famed ripper of MAS-CBE section, TVC Mail to VAK.
April 2016: Second trip to VAK. (In pic: A kinda poor video snapshot of TVC Super AC overtaking MAS TVC SF)
May 2016: Stepping into ECoR territory with what a fellow RF called a ‘scary’ chain; MAS-BBS-VZM-VBL-SALR-VBL-ARK-VSKP-COA-BZA-MAS. Araku Valley. First railbus ride.
June 2016: Nilagiri Mountain Railways. For the third time in my life.
July 2016: Delhi round trip with SR’s Garib Rath one way and SR’s ever delayed Duronto in return.
August 2016: Pandiyan. Madurai. Kodaikanal Road. Velankanni. Mainline. The truly Tamil RF experience.
September 2016: None.
October 2016: In a first, Stepped in Mumbai cutting through the Bhor Ghats. First on the Deccan Queen accompanied with a ride on the fastest Garib Rath.
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I haven't been able to share across the forum the media and reports pertaining to many of these trips, hope to do so soon. :)

  
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Oct 23 2016 (23:28)
Lucknow Metro~   2360 blog posts   9 correct pred (47% accurate)
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That's a nice compendium of images. Hope to see more images and travelogues of your journeys. I personally haven't been to the South and wish to RF there sometime. And Vivek Exp sucks, I spotted it at HIJ[Near KGP] and the coaches were poorly maintained.

  
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Oct 24 2016 (12:35)
iMoht~   157 blog posts   3389 correct pred (71% accurate)
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Though the PIC is not clear but still very nostalgic pic.....

  
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Oct 25 2016 (17:56)
©The Dark Lord™~   7689 blog posts   1 correct pred (80% accurate)
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Sorry for nitpicking but it should be ''January 2016'' unless you are not a time-traveler...:D

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