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Thunderstorm, heavy rain and speeding LHB trains | Monsoon 2017 | Yesterday morning happened to capture two LHB trains in a span of just 15 minutes , one just before the commencement of a heavy rains with wind and the one when it started raining heavily. It rained for close to 45 minutes and i was forced to take shelter under a coconut tree. Despite the heavy rains, both the trains were clocking more than 100 kmph! The trains are : 2 hours late running 01065 Mumbai CST Ernakulam holiday special was... more...
with KYN WDG-3A#13620. 10 hours late running 01322 TEN PUNE AC Special was with PUNE WDM-3D#11375. click here
no idea about the monsoon times but during the non monsoon times yes !!! it is a rocket indeed ( majorly depends on the locopilot too ) when I travelled around may , reached madgaon with a delay of around 1 hour.... nd reached udupi with jst 10 mins delay !!! giving an avg of almost 70 km/hr between MAO-UD moreover in a single track mountainous section with an ALCO .... so yes it deserves to be called a ROCKET!! And moreover" Karnataka janarige upyoga aguva akayka overnight superfast train"
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