Jaipur to Purna on the Meenakshi Express

Images from a trip on the MG Meenakshi Express from Jaipur to Purna - Shanx, Sanyog & Vivek

Date: 2006-09-11
Owner: Gallery Administrator
Size: 52 items (60 items total)
Before & After
Album: Before & After

The start of thr journey. The 9769 Meenakshi Expres waits at the outer signal of Phulera


Our home for a day and a half - the Second AC coach of the Meenakshi Express


Crossing the BG track while entering Phulera Jn. Note entrance to the Phulera Diesel Loco shed


A view of Phulera Jn. The train next to us is the 9770 Meenakshi Express bound for Jaipur


Meenakshi meets Meenakshi! 9769 & 9770 wait next to each other at Phulera Jn


A full fledged Pantry Car on the 9770 Meenakshi Express. Which other MG train on IR has a Pantry Car?


Shanx & Sanyog pose in front of our coach at Phulera Jn.


Upper Quadrant semaphore signalling between Phulera & Ajmer. The BG line has MACL signalling.


Waiting at the outer of Ajmer Jn.


A view of the MG tracks and yard at Ajmer Jn


Shashanka "Superman" Nanda poses next to our power - a Phulera YDM4 6733 at Mandal


A member of the Catering crew packs some freshly prepared rice in the Pantry Car of the Meenakshi Express at Chittaurgarh.


The Meenakshi gets a loco change at Chittaurgarh. Taking over for the remainder of the journey is Mhow YDM-4 #6245. Pic by Shanx.


Dinner on the Meenakshi. The pic says it all...

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Simply superb! Albums like these make me feel sad to see signs of MG going away soon.
Posted by Gautam on 2006 Sep 12 20:50:50 +0100
Hi Vivek, Shanx and Co., Great album. Thanks for taking time to travel and photograph the entire stretch.
Posted by Jimmy Jose on 2006 Sep 11 23:23:15 +0100
Thanks for the excellent album. Beautiful Work!
Posted by Saurab Basu on 2006 Sep 11 22:29:13 +0100