One part of him chases Indian trains.
He is part of a nationwide group of railway enthusiasts. You can get to know more about their work at http://www.irfca.org/
Venkat is planning a railway stations heritage tour for Madras Day 2009. Egmore, Central and Royapuram. We did this tour late last year and people have been keen to get their friends on it.
So if you love the trains and our stations, look out for info on this tour at the Madras Day web site - Venkat is the sort who wants to have a formal letter in his hand before he explores stations lest some pesky officer haul him and his guests to the cold room!