April 2015. A hot and dry summer torments the sub-continent. Dehydration and heat strokes batter the citizens. Monsoons are just around the corner and left us all longing for its early arrival. The Southwest monsoons in India usually gets in on time give or take a few days on either side and this year seems to be no exception either. The Met department predicted a scheduled onset of monsoons with normal rainfall. Now that a delayed monsoon and less than normal rainfall is a given, my monsoon rail trip planning needs to start taking shape. A normal SW monsoon leaves the landscapes and the water bodies in its best avatar around the second week of June and now that we have clear picture of the monsoons, it was decided to push it back by a couple of weeks. Every year I end up planning on a perfect rail trip in peak
I have to admit that we were not very comfortable in walking back towards Monkey Hill. Remote location with no local guide or support, slippery tracks, spurts or heavy rainfall, dark long tunnels and trains rushing towards you at 50kmph downhill were still haunting us. We decided to have a talk with the gang men who were working over there to get a perspective of what is in store for us. I do not think it was a common everyday sight for them to see folks alighting at brake testing points and their bewilderment gave way to curiosity as we approached them. The bright orange shirts made a start contrast with the then bright blue sky and fresh green surroundings. Without second thoughts we inquired with them and questioned them on the safety of walking towards Monkey Hill across the tunnels and the viaducts. I don’t know if it was my
And once again a thrilling narration par excellence............
*** It's Tea / Coffee / Snacks / Breakfast Time! ***
Five Vendors selling their food items to the travelers in GS Unreserved Coach of 17032 HYB-CSTM Exp at Pune on Monday, 11-Jan-2016!
i dnt think hv is air locked!!!,sure packers take measures before stacked up(making sure box material is hard)
quite interesting consignment!!!!
i think these are baby chickens . Early stage they are light yellow as they grow up they become white .
PS- My friend has chicken farm , he also transport these chickens in same way .
As per petaindia....Packed in small boxes and shipped on trains to cities, an estimated 60 per cent die in transit as a result of broken wings and legs, thirst or sheer panic. Station masters and loaders are paid to look the other way.
We never know the actual fact n You can not see inside the box.
But its a business n goes on..
Even I'm worried transit / safety of birds when transported like this
17032 HYB-CSTM express is rescheduled by 23.55 today instead of 20.40 due to delay in its pairing train.
Pic2:-120 mps 12285 SC-NZM Duronto Express V/S 130 mps AK Rajdhani Express.
Pic6:-AK Rajdhani at Mathura platform no.3
Pic3:- AK Rajdhani overtaking some Express train
Pic7:- My 12286 SC Duronto at NZM
jhansi me hi utare hoge for sure.