This picture will be interesting to everyone. The inauguration of Chennai-Mysore Shatabdi Express. Everyone concerned in running the most prestigious train on Southern Railway pose with Arakkonam's WAP 1 22052 before the inaugural run. Scanned from an old newspaper

Date: 2007-11-30
Owner: Jimmy Jose
Full size: 726x517

Nope, the loco existed before this run. In fact even Brindavan and Mail used to run with WAP-1 locos until P-4's became available. I think this must have been in 1997 or sometime.
Posted by Naren Damodaran on 2007 Dec 01 04:38:50 +0000
Nice Jimmy,thanks a lot for puttin this up!! Could you Pls do a bit of research and let me know the date of the innaugration.By the way this a shatabdi livereid WAP1 i guess??
Posted by Colin Peter on 2007 Nov 30 09:44:54 +0000
was this the inaugral run of the loco too?even the buffers looks so fresh...also do the marker set featured only one light instead of the set of 2?
Posted by Deepak Murali on 2007 Nov 30 07:41:57 +0000