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Jan 30 2017 (10:35)   12951/Mumbai Central - New Delhi Rajdhani Express | BSR/Vasai Road (8 PFs) | GZB/WAP-7/30279

Bring Back Golden Days of IRI*^~   31001 blog posts   68125 correct pred (81% accurate)
Entry# 2145457            Tags   Past Edits
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Nice video and pictures
One of the Best Location for RF in Mumbai WR -Vasai Road
Presenting some best Skip/arrival/departure from Vasai Road Compilation
Vadodara WAP 4 22673 Hauled 12480 Bandra Terminus Jodhpur Suryanagari Superfast Express Skip Vasai Road through Main line aka PF 4 in Moderate speed (0.14 Min)
were waiting for Pune Duronto at outer then Heard WAP 7 Honking from Surat END and when we See at that side we Show one Ghaziabad WAP 7 Hauled RDSO Testing train Zoomed away in Seconds (0.57 Min ) then we again waiting for Pune Rajdhani after Waiting some time at outer CR end we See That days Special attraction 12263 Pune Hazarat Nizamuddin Duronto Express on Crawling mode towards PF 7 of Vasai Road with help of Ghaziabad 30228 (1.16 Min)
after Duronto Departure we moved to PF 4 from where next passing train was None Other then India's Fastest Double Decker Train ie 12931 Mumbai Central Ahmedabad Double Decker Express Passed with Vadodadara's 3rd WAP 5 30047 in full MPS of Vasai Road (2.54 Min)
after DD we moved back to PF 6/7 from Where first we captured Jaisalmer bound 22931 Bandra Terminus Jaisalmer Express ( that time it was normal express train and number was 19063) (3.22 Min)
Kalyan 13619 hauled Vasai Road Diwa Push-Pull Passenger Departing from PF 7 of Vasai Road just see its acceleration on PF only (03.56 Min)
from PF 7 View for Bhuj Bound 19132 Bandra Terminus Bhuj SayajiNagari Express Skipped with continuous honking from PF 4 (4.31 Min)
after all Skip from Mumbai end now its Turn for Surat also recently LHBfied but that time ICF 12908 Delhi Hazarat Nizamuddin Mumbai Bandra Terminus Maharastra Sampark Kranti Express Skip from PF 5 of Vasai Road with Vadodara WAP 4 22280 in toe (5.07 Min)
14708 Mumbai Bandra Terminus Bikaner Ranakpur Express seen after that between gap of 2 Container coach (05.58 Min)
Ground Level Video of Panvel Bound MEMU departing from PF 6 of Vasai Road (06.27 Min)
12995 Bandra Ajmer/Udaipur Superfast Slip Express Skip with Continuous honking through main line (07.32 Min)
WR Inspecting his track before King's Arrival at BSR :P one BAMY Shunter 19716 Skiped from PF 4 just 5 before Rajdhani Arrival (08.19 MIn)
Now its time For King aka 12951 Mumbai Central New Delhi "Mumbai" Rajdhani Express which was hauled by Ghaziabad P7 Marked WAP 7 30279 from PF 4 in Full MPS of BSR the LP Flashed Headlight of Locojust before entering Loco ( 08.21 Min)
India's Fastest GaribRath aka 12909 Mumbai Bandra Terminus Nizamuddin Garibrath Express Skipped with vadodara WAP 5 and parrally Mumbai Bound 19216 Porbandar Mumbai Central Saurastra Express departing from PF 5
Vasai Road

Feb 03 2017 (22:45)
Panvel Terminus soon   40 blog posts   60 correct pred (93% accurate)
Re# 2145457-1            Tags   Past Edits
is it Old Collection ?
Travel Question
Today (06:57)   12565/Bihar Sampark Kranti Express (PT)

Trip in 12393 soon^~   4075 blog posts   5581 correct pred (82% accurate)
Entry# 2253604            Tags   Past Edits
Help please.
D.O.J-17/6/17. Class-2AC
12309 Rajdhani-DPWL1(Duty pass)
12393 S.Kranti GNWL10
12303 Poorva- RLWL 2
one has better chances of confirmation????

17 posts - Today

Today (08:36)
Trip in 12393 soon^~   4075 blog posts   5581 correct pred (82% accurate)
Re# 2253604-20            Tags   Past Edits
Ek aur baat Sampoorna Kranti me SL me kaisa rush hota hai

Today (08:38)
siddharthanand82^~   9217 blog posts   424 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 2253604-21            Tags   Past Edits
Kafi jyada

Today (08:59)
Stop using IR for political advantage   504 blog posts   14979 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 2253604-22            Tags   Past Edits
Bihar se chalne wali koi v gaadi k sl me mt jana kvi if u r a first tym traveller in these trns. U wud end up irritating urself n wud get frustrated till reaching MGS.

Today (09:09)
Trip in 12393 soon^~   4075 blog posts   5581 correct pred (82% accurate)
Re# 2253604-23            Tags   Past Edits
Nahi bro,waise me SL me travel kam hi karta hu.I mostly prefer AC.

Today (10:13)
Kaushal Vivek   2434 blog posts   21479 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 2253604-24            Tags   Past Edits
Lol. Kisi bhi GM ? Haha. 1 Zone has 1 GM only FYI.
Info Update
Apr 24 2017 (14:37)  

Avijeet Mishra   300 blog posts
Entry# 2248595            Tags   Past Edits
Hi #admins & #modrator's and #ATLASMONITOR ,
in atlas Saharsa -Tharbitia section is being shown as BG section even when its still under GC. Please correct.

2 posts - Mon Apr 24, 2017

Apr 24 2017 (16:21)
Avijeet Mishra   300 blog posts
Re# 2248595-3            Tags   Past Edits
Also in atlas MNE-SHC is marked for electrification. Actually MNE-SHC-DMH is marked for electrification. request #admins & #modrator's to update accordingly.

Apr 24 2017 (16:33)
piyush   1814 blog posts   1925 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2248595-4            Tags   Past Edits
If you have any query related to this type of issue then add tag like #AM or #ATLASMONITOR or #atlas #monitor.
Atlas Monitor can help you.

Apr 25 2017 (11:13)
Avijeet Mishra   300 blog posts
Re# 2248595-5            Tags   Past Edits
do i need to put new post with #AM or #ATLASMONITOR or #atlas #monitor tag or this post enough?

Apr 25 2017 (11:26)
piyush   1814 blog posts   1925 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2248595-6            Tags   Past Edits
It is enough, or you can edit this post.

Today (10:11)
Avijeet Mishra   300 blog posts
Re# 2248595-7            Tags   Past Edits
Hi #admins & #modrator's and #ATLASMONITOR , posting again as seems this somehow got overlooked
in atlas Saharsa -Tharbitia section is being shown as BG section even when its still under GC. Please correct. Also MNE-SHC is marked for electrification. Actually MNE-SHC-DMH is marked for electrification, Please correct this also.
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Yesterday (10:14)   12658/KSR Bengaluru City - Chennai Central Mail (PT) | SBC/KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore) (10 PFs) | RPM/WAP-7/30475

RPM WAP7 30333 30444 30555^~   9315 blog posts   12006 correct pred (85% accurate)
Entry# 2252374            Tags   Past Edits
MAS-SBC-MAS TRIP (Continued...):
For PART-1:/blog/post/2250173.
Bengaluru-Chennai Mail
Loco:RPM WAP7 30475
So,it was time to get back to MAS. Luckily, we managed to get confirmed berths in the mighty Mail albeit it was a vacation time. So,this was my first trip in 8 Mail in 2017.
We reached SBC by 22:10 hrs making our way through the Monday traffic. As we made our way to the platform, I spotted the Lalbagh Express resting that had already arrived on PF.No.2 with its regular link, WAP7 from Royapuram. The rake was very clean just as expected from SWR. Also the train didnt sport the Amazon advertisements. Just as I stepped onto the platform, Mail was shunted in the reverse mode, with the coupling staff in the SLR continuously blowing the whistle to warn passengers. The GS near to HA1 was a Deen Dayalu coach. HA1 seemed brand new. It was a 16 made coach with serial number,160001, if I am right. The rake made rhythmic track sounds as it was shunted. A1 was 04 made coach which belonged to SR. The other GS coach was a normal coach(not Deen Dayalu). The entire rake had bio toilets. Some coaches seemed to have undergone POH. Many coaches had YPR markings on them while some belonged to UBL divn. The shunter quickly got detached and made its way towards BNC. At a distance, I saw the headlights of a loco. It was the typical headlight of a WAP7. So,our link was already waiting to get coupled. On the pitline, there was an EMD(probably 4D) waiting to take change of the CBE bound Kurla Express.
The WAP7 rushed onto the platform to get coupled to Mail. Lo and Behold! It was 30475 from Royapuram, SR's second HOG capable WAP7. So, this was my 2nd journey in a train being hauled by HOG WAP7(the first being in 12605 hauled by 30426). I couldnt capture the loco at SBC due to presence of RPF. But I captured it at MAS-/blog/post/2249581. Now this 30475 is a star performer in the SBC-MAS section. I have seen it haul Mail and Kaveri umpteen number of times. The loco( and also 30477) has typical WAP4 horns that meant no whining. Nevertheless, those P4 horns were really melodious, I must accept. My coach was S2, 04 made coach,recently POHed. It had charging points. The coach was very clean. Once again, it was a classic example of SWR maintenance. At 22:20 hrs, a typical 3 phase honking was heard. It was a WAP7 for sure honking madly shooing off people standing on the tracks near PF.No.7. And then, came the 12027, SWR's insurance Shatabdi led by RPM WAP7 303XX(probably 30390) arriving onto PF.No.7, early by 10 minutes. This was the first time,I saw 12027 arriving early as against its standard delay of 10-20 minutes. Hope, this punctuality is maintained forever.
The Kurla Express from LTT hadnt arrived yet. The time was already 22:35 hrs. At 22:40 hrs, 11013 hurried onto PF.No.3 with a madly honking WDP4. Simultaneously, the EMD on the pitline honked and reversed to take charge of 11013. After 11013 had cleared the points, we got the starter. At 22:42 hrs, P7 gave a long and typical P4 honk that could be heard right upto the 24th coach and we were off. We slowly cleared the points and inched towards BNC. The EMD waited for us to clear its way to reverse onto PF.No.3. After the PSR of 15 was cleared, once again the P7 honked and this time, it was twin tone P4 honking. We accelerated to 60 in no time. The LPs were probably in a joyous mood as they were continuously honking breaking the silence around. As we neared BNC, the LPs applied the brakes and we slowed down to 30. We arrived at BNC, delayed by 3 mins. At 22:55 hrs, we got proceed signal at BNC. Now, WAP7 showed its power. We started hitting MPS in a short while. But this did not last for long as we had to slow down to negotiate the BNCE curve. Also we met WAP7 led BWT-SBC Express before BNCE. After skipping BNCE, again we accelerated to around 105 kmph. BYPL,KJM and WFD were skipped at MPS with continuous honking and wonderful track sounds.
BNC-BWT was done in flat 55 minutes. After a quick halt at BWT, we proceeded towards KPN. There was nothing much to observe in this stretch. Occasionally, some express trains whizzed past us. MAR-JTJ was covered at a sedate pace with MPS of 75 kmph. At JTJ outer, we met MYS bound Kaveri Express. Some of the trains which crossed in the JTJ-KPD stretch were Cheran,Yercaud and Bengaluru Mail. At GYM, we overtook 56213 CMNR-TPTY passenger. KPD-AJJ was done non-stop except for a speed restriction of 10 kmph at WJR. We arrived AJJ with a delay of around 15 minutes. We switched onto the fast line at TRL. The suburbs of Chennai were thrashed at 110 kmph. Occasionally we touched 114-115 kmph. Finally, we reached the penultimate scheduled halt,PER at 04:04 hrs, 16 minutes behind schedule. At 04:05, we started from PER.
I was expecting an arrival by 04:15 hrs at MAS given the controlling of SR. But we came to a screeching halt at BBQ. As we were coming to a halt, the horn of a WAP4 was heard from the BZA side. It was LGD WAP4 22511 leading the 12839 HWH-MAS Mail delayed by 27 minutes. As soon as HWH Mail crossed BBQ, SBC Mail was given clearance. We had not halted even for one full minute at BBQ, when we got starter. But, we were stopped near BBQ ETS for 5 minutes. A WAP4 led express towards BBQ crossed us. At last, Mail reached MAS at 04:23 hrs onto PF.No.5, a whooping 22 min early arrival. A WAG9 was coupled to an express at PF.No.9/10(not sure about that). PLNI-MAS SF Express tha was ready to get shunted to the yard by a TNP alco. AJJ WAP1 22005 had hauled the PLNI SF Express. The Grandpa was also warming up to return to BBQ ETS. The loco had lost its Sapthagiri livery. 30475 was decoupled from the rake of Mail. The pantos were switched. Sooner or later, it would have joined 22005 at BBQ ETS.
Overall rating:
Cleanliness- 10/10.
Speed & Punctuality-10/10.

Yesterday (13:12)
అంద్రప్రదేష్ ప్రత్యేక హోదా^   1697 blog posts   98 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 2252374-1            Tags   Past Edits
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Thanks for reading!:)
Trip diary nalla irukudhu aditya. Great trip diary.
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Today (10:05)   12313/Sealdah - New Delhi Rajdhani Express | MRE/Manauri | GZB/WAP-7

Abhishek Kumar~   10343 blog posts   8256 correct pred (77% accurate)
Entry# 2253827            Tags   Past Edits
Night Attack at Manauri Part-5 12313 Sealdah Rajdhani Overtaking 12443 Haldia Express.
The 12313 Sealdah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express Overtakes My 12443 Haldia-Anand Vihar Terminal Express @130 km/hr with Ghaziabad (GZB) WAP-7 :)
Location :- Manauri
Zone :- North Central Railways (NCR)
:- Allahabad
Date of Capture :- 03/03/2017
Camera Used :- Canon Powershot SX-610 HS
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Yesterday (20:49)   56302/Alappuzha - Ernakulam Passenger (UnReserved) | AROR/Aroor Halt (1 PFs) | ED/WAP-4/22782

Tony Stark   9569 blog posts   102286 correct pred (88% accurate)
Entry# 2253306            Tags   Past Edits
1 compliments
Back in full form
Posting here after a year long hiatus :)
Morning passenger bound for Ernakulam powered by ED WAP-4 22782,crossing Kaithapuzha kayal

3 posts - Yesterday

Yesterday (20:59)
जय हिन्द   2063 blog posts   4 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 2253306-4            Tags   Past Edits
Kerala.. The paradise of India. :)

Yesterday (21:05)
Bring Back Golden Days of IRI*^~   31001 blog posts   68125 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 2253306-5            Tags   Past Edits
Welcome back Akhil

Yesterday (21:53)
Ashok   18125 blog posts   38018 correct pred (65% accurate)
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Welcome back Tony Shark :D

Yesterday (21:58)
عمران جاوید   3569 blog posts   886 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 2253306-7            Tags   Past Edits
u quit ur stars?
have all old admin done so?

Yesterday (22:05)
Tony Stark   9569 blog posts   102286 correct pred (88% accurate)
Re# 2253306-8            Tags   Past Edits
Yes,I did.
Dunno about the others
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Josh Victor Samraj~   6 blog posts
Entry# 2253815            Tags   Past Edits
wdm-3a with two windshields @ ed
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Today (09:15)  

Vic«Pallavan Express»Vic^~   2277 blog posts   1392 correct pred (73% accurate)
Entry# 2253761            Tags   Past Edits
Met Pallavan&Vaigai Express LP during metre gauge time.He is Ram Murthy,my grandpa.He drove YDM-4A.We talked a lot.Meeting after 3-4 yrs.

2 posts - Today

Today (09:18)
RPM WAP7 30333 30444 30555^~   9315 blog posts   12006 correct pred (85% accurate)
Re# 2253761-4            Tags   Past Edits
Thats so nice! Its a matter of prestige and pride to drive Vaigai, the king of chord line!

Today (09:19)
Vic«Pallavan Express»Vic^~   2277 blog posts   1392 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2253761-5            Tags   Past Edits
His brother was the guard of Vaigai

Today (09:19)
RPM WAP7 30333 30444 30555^~   9315 blog posts   12006 correct pred (85% accurate)
Re# 2253761-6            Tags   Past Edits
Nice. :) Did they work with Pallavan?

Today (09:21)
Vic«Pallavan Express»Vic^~   2277 blog posts   1392 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2253761-7            Tags   Past Edits
Wait.Will ask him

Today (09:30)
Vic«Pallavan Express»Vic^~   2277 blog posts   1392 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2253761-8            Tags   Past Edits
General Travel
Today (09:06)   59048/Surat Virar Passenger (UnReserved) | UDN/Udhna Junction (Surat) (3 PFs)

Bring Back Golden Days of IRI*^~   31001 blog posts   68125 correct pred (81% accurate)
Entry# 2253750            Tags   Past Edits
Track Fancing Done at Udhna to prevent People for track crossing
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Apr 26 2017 (22:43)   Rs 218 cr sanctioned for electrification of Villupuram-Thanjavur railway line

sGs*^~   180 news posts
Entry# 2252471   News Entry# 300877         Tags   Past Edits
Nagapattinam: The Railway Ministry has sanctioned Rs 218 crore for electrifying the Villupuram-Thanjavur railway line in Tamil Nadu.
A press release from the Southern Railway, Tiruchirapalli division, said that as announced in the 2017-18 Union Budget, the electrification work of Villupuram-Cuddalore Port – Mayiladuturai-Thanjavur line and Mayiladuturai-Thiruvarur line has been entrusted to Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) for execution at an estimated cost of Rs 218.41 crore.
Electrification of the section would provide an alternate route to Chennai-Tiruchchirappalli section via Villupuram-Mayiladuturai-Thanjavur.
addition, the line would connect Cuddalore and Karaikal ports on electric traction, states the release.
On completion of the project, energy-efficient, eco-friendly Mainline Electric Multiple Units (MEMU trains) can be operated in these sections, paving the way for reduction in commuting time for rail users of delta regions.
Scores of students commuting to educational institutions on this section would be benefitted, it said.
In addition, pilgrims visiting religious centres in and around Chidambaram, Mayiladuthurai, Kumbakonam and Thanjavur can take advantage of the improved connectivity, the release added.

Yesterday (11:12)
RPM WAP7 30333 30444 30555^~   9315 blog posts   12006 correct pred (85% accurate)
Re# 2252471-1            Tags   Past Edits
A welcome move. What about doubling?

Yesterday (18:20)
Mayiladuthurai The Undisputed King Of Mainline*^~   6811 blog posts   32553 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 2252471-2            Tags   Past Edits
Fruitful news for mainline section....

Today (09:44)
2017Year of hopes for JBP~   3299 blog posts   44 correct pred (50% accurate)
Re# 2252471-3            Tags   Past Edits
so how many years will take the to electrify Thanjavur-NGT-KIK section??

Today (10:02)
sGs*^~   6229 blog posts   9851 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 2252471-4            Tags   Past Edits
2 - 3 years
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