Probe and Set Design Study:

Studying train for the set design

A Research journey from Mettupalayam  to Udagamandalam via Coonoor,

RW station

Between Mettupalayam and Coonoor, the line uses the Abt rack and pinion system to climb the steep gradient. On this rack section trains are operated by ‘X’ Class steam rack locomotives manufactured by the Swiss Locomotive and Machine Works of Winterthur in Switzerland. These steam locomotives can be used on any part of the line (either with or without the rack section),but the newer diesel locomotives can operate on the entire section, between Mettupalayam and Udagamandalam.This signals the beginning of the process to phase out the coal-fired vintage Swiss engines that took scores of passengers on the rack and pinion track to Coonoor and Udhagamandalam, covering 41.8 kilometres (26.0 mi), 108 curves, 16 tunnels and 250 bridges


Train Engine : Front : Digital / Pencil

grass f traiiiiin



train sketch

Train Engine : back : Digital\ Pencil

train front 24 paint


Train Engine : Side : Digital



Engine Side : Part by Part


A modified lay out of  Train Compartment for the storyline : Digital .

lay out train


Wagon : Pencil



Train Cabin Interior : Pen & Watercolor

train int


draw 2







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