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The almost empty Yamuna Expressway  
   

The almost empty Yamuna Expressway

If you should only stop on the left shoulder, what's the stationary lorry doing on the right (with warning cones next to it giving no warning whatsoever)?
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March 6th 2013
As the protest march (see: Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi)was now north of Mathura on the AH1, we made a detour onto the Yamuna Expressway, a massive six-lane motorway opened just six months earlier. It was almost deserted and we scurried at previously unheard of speed towards Delhi. Possibly, as this was a new road, drivers weren't yet fully aware of it. Perhaps the tolls were too expensive for mo ... read more
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