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  • In scenic environs

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    A train on the meter gauge Nilgiri Mountain Railway enters tunnel No. 13, then glides over a curved bridge through Glendale tea gardens en route to the plains at Mettupalayam; powered by the 2nd India built oil fired steam engine X 37397, at 3.40 PM on August 8, 2012. The girders of this bridge were built in 1896 at Middlesbrough by The Teesside Bridge & Engineering Works Ltd. Opened on June 15, 1899, this meter gauge hill railway is a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 2005, and it is the only one of its kind in Asia..

    V.M.Govind Krishnan's book: "NMR [Nilgiri Mountain Railway]-From Lifeline to Oblivion", documents the efforts of the public to thwart the moves of the Indian government to dismantle this unique rack railway which is now in its 114th year; and to keep this engineering marvel in running condition to this day. Nilgiri Mountain Railway is the only metre gauge (1000 mm) rack railway in Asia. Show less
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    • Street scene, Helsinki - Duration: 52 seconds.

      • 2 weeks ago
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      Tramcars in Helsinki, Finland
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      The trams are the main means of transport in the city centre. The Helsinki system is one of the oldest electrified tram...
    • Hamad International Airport, Doha - Duration: 2 minutes, 19 seconds.

      • 2 weeks ago
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      Inter-terminal trains at Hamad International Airport, Doha, Qatar.
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    • Doppler effect - Duration: 69 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
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      A dual-cab diesel-electric locomotive WDP-4D #40274 based at Bhagat ki Kothi (BGKT) hauls the Ahmedabad-Delhi Ashram Express through Palam Station, running late by an hour.

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    • Container rakes cross each other - Duration: 3 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 173 views
      A long container rake powered by a yellow WDG-4D locomotive chugs out of Palam Station in Delhi, while another container rake approaches from the opposite side on the parallel track. The former rak...
    • Spirit of Punjab - Duration: 100 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
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      Folk Dancers perform on an open stage, entertaining visitors to Gobindgarh Fort in Amritsar, India. Gobindgarh Fort, located in the city of Amritsar in the Indian state of Punjab was earlier occup...
    • Fairy Queen rolls again! - Duration: 70 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 341 views
      The vintage steam engine EIR-22 named "Fairy Queen" built in 1855 is seen hauling a special two-car tourist train from Delhi Cantonment to Rewari via Bijwasan station, on March 10, 2018.

      This cute...
    • A devotional ritual - Duration: 3 minutes, 3 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
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      WORSHIPPING RIVER GANGES
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      River worship on the banks of the Ganges River at the pilgrim town of Haridwar in Uttarakhand, India, is conducted daily ...
    • Kathputli - Duration: 36 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
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      Kathputli is a string puppet theatre, native to Rajasthan, India, and is the most popular form of Indian puppetry. Seen here is a part of a puppet show conducted in a Farm Tourism location near New...
    • Passenger train - Duration: 55 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
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      A Passenger train from Rewari chugs toward Delhi powered by a WDM3A #16356 diesel locomotive based at Ludhiana, on Aug. 23, 2017.
    • Palam Railway Station - Duration: 2 minutes, 28 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
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      A scene at Palam Station, Delhi
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      Train No. 12986 Double-De3cker Express to Jaipur crawls through Platform 2 while Train No.54411 Rewari-Meerut Cant...
    • Ashram Express with LHB cars - Duration: 102 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
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      Train No. 12915 Ashram Express from Ahmedabad to Delhi Jn. powered by Bhagat-ki-Kothi based WDP-4 #20091 rumbles along 22 km short of its destination, with a rake comprised entirely of German desig...
    • Air and Rail - Duration: 2 minutes, 48 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
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      Jaipur to Delhi Sarai Rohilla Airconditioned Double-Decker Express (Train No.12985) approaches at a slow pace due to track-laying work at Bijwasan, powered by a Tughlakabad based WDP-4 #40004 locom...
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    • Signal-Box - Duration: 57 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
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      Mechanical levers to operate the lower quadrant semaphore signals and change points on the track to guide trains on the right route are seen in operation on arrival of a passenger train from Ootaca...
    • 150 Up Steam Express - Duration: 3 minutes, 6 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 407,787 views
      A special steam run was held on November 22, 2015 from Delhi Cantonment to Rewari Junction and back, conducted by the Indian Steam Railway Society (ISRS). The rake was hauled by the bullet-nose Pa...
    • Delhi Metro - A Smooth Ride - Duration: 52 seconds.

      • 10 years ago
      • 331,718 views
      Delhi Metro - A Smooth Ride - at the Uttam Nagar East Station.
    • Goods trains at Irinjalakuda - Duration: 64 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
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      Amidst a steady monsoon drizzle and the raucous cawing of a crow resting on the foot-bridge across the tracks, a goods train thunders past on its way toward Ernakulam, hauled by a WAG-7 freight loc...
    • EIR-22 "Fairy Queen" - World Oldest Running Steam Engine - Duration: 33 seconds.

      • 10 years ago
      • 115,240 views
      The vintage steam engine "Fairy Queen" # EIR-22 , as seen during the parade of steam engines on 02-February-2007.

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      A Guinness World Record holder, this engine is th...
    • Delhi Metro train - Duration: 21 seconds.

      • 10 years ago
      • 79,538 views
      A train on Delhi Metro rushes between Dwarka Sector 12 and Dwarka Sector 13 stations Rail (DMRC) in New Delhi, India, on February 15, 2007. The 4-car rakes were built by ROTEM South Korea and shipp...
    • WL-15005 - Steam Loco "Shere-e-Punjab" - Duration: 39 seconds.

      • 10 years ago
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      The WL-15005 steam engine as seen at the parade of steam engines in Delhi, India on 02-Feb-2007.

      ==== About the WL-15005 ====

      Given the majestic name of "Shere-e-Punjab" (Tiger of Punjab), this e...
    • A Grand Welcome! - Duration: 38 seconds.

      • 10 years ago
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      The brand new Air India Boeing 777-200LR "Assam" [VT-ALC], sporting new colour scheme of the merged entity, landing at Delhi International Airport, escorted by two Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jets of the ...
    • WP-1 No. 7200 - Steam Loco "Shahenshah" - Duration: 26 seconds.

      • 10 years ago
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      "Shahenshah", the WP-1 # 7200 bullet-nose steam engine arrives at Delhi Safdarjang Station for the parade of steam engines in Delhi, India, on 02-Feb-2007.

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    • Driving in heavy rain - Duration: 2 minutes, 5 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
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      Cruising along a scenic section of National Highway 119 in a heavy thundershower - South West monsoon - in the sub-Himalayan mountains of Garhwal, India.
    • Precipitous road, Kinnaur - Duration: 61 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
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      A scenic cliff-hanging drive through the seemingly bottomless Baspa river gorge in Sangla Valley in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, India. In winter, passage on this road is affected by snow ...
    • Struggling and slipping on the gradient of 1 in 12.50 - Duration: 2 minutes, 6 seconds.

      • 9 years ago
      • 29,153 views
      The 1949-vintage Swiss built steam engine 37391-X, converted from coal-firing to oil-firing mode in 2007, moves on the rack section of the metre-gauge Nilgiri Mountain Railway, after a brief halt o...
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