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Feb 22 2017 (09:52)   Work to introduce semi-high speed trains on two routes to begin soon

©The Dark Lord™~   29 news posts
Entry# 2173925   News Entry# 294511         Tags   Past Edits
Indian Railways will soon start sub-projects aimed at introducing semi-high speed trains on the Delhi-Howrah and Delhi-Mumbai routes, a senior ministry official said on Tuesday. “The two sub-projects under ‘Mission Raftaar’ are expected to be completed in three years with a total outlay of Rs 18,163 crore,” the official said. After the upgrade, trains on the routes will run at a speed of 160 km per hour.
The ‘Mission Raftaar’ project of the Indian Railways envisages to raise the average speed of both passenger and freight trains. The mission is being spearheaded by a cross disciplinary mobility directorate in the Railway Board. The official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said a Detailed Project Report of the routes is being prepared.

The Delhi-Howrah section will be upgraded at a cost of Rs 6,974 crore, and the Delhi-Mumbai section at an estimated Rs 11,189 crore. The official said the work involved replacing locomotives-hauled trains with Main line Electric Multiple Units and Diesel Electric Multiple Units trains.

6 posts - Wed Feb 22, 2017

3 posts - Yesterday

Yesterday (17:27)
Surat Mumbai Tejas Soon*^~   30390 blog posts   67737 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 2173925-10            Tags   Past Edits
Dahod ratlam section 100-110 hai 130 nahi

Yesterday (17:43)
©The Dark Lord™~   4957 blog posts
Re# 2173925-11            Tags   Past Edits
I don't have that much specific knowledge regarding this route so I just said what I have read in the RDSO report, if that's wrong then all OK. MPS of section was never an issue, I was just asking that why the cost of upgrading tracks varies that much between NDLS-HWH & NDLS-BCT routes.

Yesterday (17:52)
So Paddy Got Up~   2722 blog posts   1236 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 2173925-12            Tags   Past Edits
mountainous terrain. on flat plains it wouldn't cost much to upgrade, but here you have to literally move mountains to achieve 130 Kmph. for many trunk routes in India, the section passing through MP is the bottleneck, courtesy the plentiful mountains in that state. also, even on those tracks where 130 exists, banking is an issue. tighter curve can be done with more banking of line, but that causes discomfort to passengers. no banking leas to very high radius of curvature, so somewhere a compromise will be needed. long story short, the route out of mumbai is going to be a nightmare to upgrade to 160. you need to eliminate LC's, eliminate many banked sections of the track (there are bucket loads of them), literally move mountains in RTM-GDA stretch and upgarde the OHE to tolerate 160 Kmph (the reason for which talgo trials were done by WDP 4)

Yesterday (18:32)
a~   168 blog posts
Re# 2173925-13            Tags   Past Edits
There are curves on the mountainous terrain causing speed restriction.

Today (10:08)
a~   168 blog posts
Re# 2173925-14            Tags   Past Edits
There are curves on the mountainous terrain causing speed restriction.
★  General Travel
Today (09:45)   MFP/Muzaffarpur Junction (6 PFs)

Indian Railways the life line of our Nation~   11357 blog posts   136 correct pred (83% accurate)
Entry# 2176490            Tags   Past Edits
1 compliments
Well Done
And here is My Brand New IRI T-Shrit.
A big thanks to Moderator Sir who give me this awesome Tshirt.I got this Tshirt on 20 December2016.In less than 1year I became FM of IRI,completed 10K blogs and finally gets this Tshirt😎.Probably the first member of my area to get this tshirt.Now i am the proud owner of this.
Pic1 MFP Logo Pic2 Tshrit Pic4&5 IRI logo pasted on my Laptop.
pics posted from the permission of Moderator Sir.

3 posts - Today

Today (09:54)
Indian Railways the life line of our Nation~   11357 blog posts   136 correct pred (83% accurate)
Re# 2176490-5            Tags   Past Edits

Today (10:00)
tejas soon on tracks   57 blog posts
Re# 2176490-6            Tags   Past Edits

Today (10:02)
debarathi mandal   4249 blog posts   9725 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 2176490-7            Tags   Past Edits
Don't post this in open forum

Today (10:05)
1255712558 iso king   32 blog posts
Re# 2176490-8            Tags   Past Edits
cngrts yr

Today (10:07)
Rahul Kumar   2025 blog posts   1846 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2176490-9            Tags   Past Edits
Congrats Yaar!
Mujhe bhi 1 year complete karne se pehle mil gaya
Rail Fanning
Today (09:19)   SEE/Sonpur Junction (4 PFs)

Bhavesh~   2949 blog posts   3810 correct pred (84% accurate)
Entry# 2176461            Tags   Past Edits
Just spotted the rake of NFR prince Dibrugarh Shatabdi at Sonpur.All coaches are NF marked even the EOG's also.Hope somebody from Barauni,Katihar or Njp side will spot it.Orange coloured alco (shed not seen)leading.

Today (10:05)
Rahul Kumar   2025 blog posts   1846 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2176461-2            Tags   Past Edits
Pic liye ho ?

Today (10:06)
Bhavesh~   2949 blog posts   3810 correct pred (84% accurate)
Re# 2176461-3            Tags   Past Edits
Nahi bhai jab tak mobile nikalta train nikal chuki thi achi khasi speed me thi...approx 70-80.
General Travel
Today (10:06)  

shashikanthb   26 blog posts   4 correct pred (80% accurate)
Entry# 2176502            Tags   Past Edits
Recently I read the news about safety tests being conducted on the new Bangalore-Mangalore route till the 10th of Feb.
Haven't heard any news of the results since then.
Does any one have any updates on this and when can we expect passenger trains to run on this route.
Departure: Yesterday @ 13:56
12557/Sapt Kranti SF Express (PT)
Trip# 104176    Traveller: 1255712558 iso king    Linked PNR Entry# 2174131
Class: AC 2-tier - 2A
From: BMKI/Bapudham Motihari
To: ANVT/Anand Vihar Terminal
5 wishes
HJ HJ शुभ यात्रा HJ HJ bro
Train Status: 5h 42m late
Last Update: DLP/Dalpatpur 5 km<-->1 km KGFE/Kathghar East @ Today (10:06)
Next Station: KGFE/Kathghar East
Next Halt: MB/Moradabad Junction

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Today (09:10)
©®™१२४३९ राँची राजधानी एक्सप्रेस १२४४० ™®©^~   2085 blog posts   19513 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 2174131-41            Tags   Past Edits
kahan late ho gye ho ?

Today (09:19)
1255712558 iso king   32 blog posts
Re# 2174131-42            Tags   Past Edits
lko outer pe fir uske bad nr ka trolling same ncr ald dvsn jaisa ab fir se idhar udhar halt le rahi hai mb aa raha ab

Today (09:20)
1255712558 iso king   32 blog posts
Re# 2174131-43            Tags   Past Edits
mast ja rahi thi bro but ye kambhkat nr ne bahut troll kiya dil bhar kar troll kiya ise

Today (09:26)
1255712558 iso king   32 blog posts
Re# 2174131-44            Tags   Past Edits
at MB/Moradabad Junction
arvd finally

Today (10:06)
1255712558 iso king   32 blog posts
Re# 2174131-45            Tags   Past Edits
DLP/Dalpatpur 5 km<-->1 km KGFE/Kathghar East: 5h 38m late
on mps
General Travel
Today (09:12)   51451/Pune - Baramati Passenger (UnReserved) | PUNE/Pune Junction (6 PFs) | GTL/WDM-3A/13466

Anurag WAPAHOLIC~   6206 blog posts   843 correct pred (67% accurate)
Entry# 2176451            Tags   Past Edits
GTL WDM3A pulls out of Pune with Pune - Daund - Baramati Shuttle

Today (09:52)
dnyaneshwar   58 blog posts
Re# 2176451-1            Tags   Past Edits
when WCAM3/ e-loco pulls out of Pune - Daund pass trains ?

Today (10:06)
Anurag WAPAHOLIC~   6206 blog posts   843 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 2176451-2            Tags   Past Edits
No idea brother... Still under cards only..
General Travel
Yesterday (21:19)   DBRG/Dibrugarh (4 PFs)

Dibrugarh Shatabdi to Be Inaugrated soon~   4231 blog posts   1610 correct pred (73% accurate)
Entry# 2175984            Tags   Past Edits
Here Come NFR Prince aka DBRG Shatabdi
With 2k16 Made Shatabdi Livery Coaches
Source: Abhinav Phangcho ( Permission Taken)

5 posts - Yesterday

Yesterday (22:39)
Indian Railways the life line of our Nation~   11357 blog posts   136 correct pred (83% accurate)
Re# 2175984-6            Tags   Past Edits
Vo kahenge,Sppaming

Yesterday (22:42)
Dibrugarh Shatabdi to Be Inaugrated soon~   4231 blog posts   1610 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2175984-7            Tags   Past Edits
Bhai ab Information hi de Raha Hu koi Bakwaas nahi kar Raha Hu

Yesterday (22:44)
Indian Railways the life line of our Nation~   11357 blog posts   136 correct pred (83% accurate)
Re# 2175984-8            Tags   Past Edits
Ok,calm down

Today (08:49)
Dibrugarh Shatabdi to Be Inaugrated soon~   4231 blog posts   1610 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2175984-9            Tags   Past Edits
Which one u think is Suitable ?
12085 GHY DBRG Shatabdi
12086 DBRG GHY Shatabdi
GHY DBRG Shatabdi
12088 DBRG GHY Shatabdi
12089 GHY DBRG Shatabdi
12090 DBRG GHY Shatabdi
12091GHY DBRG Shatabdi
12092 DBRG GHY Shatabdi
12093 GHY DBRG Shatabdi
12094 DBRG GHY Shatabdi
12095 GHY DBRG Shatabdi
12096 DBRG GHY Shatabdi
12097 GHY DBRG Shatabdi
12098 DBRG GHY Shatabdi
12233 GHY DBRG Shatabdi
12234 DBRG GHY Shatabdi
12255 GHY DBRG Shatabdi
12256 DBRG GHY Shatabdi
12271GHY DBRG Shatabdi
12272 DBRG GHY Shatabdi
12287 GHY DBRG Shatabdi
12288 DBRG GHY Shatabdi
Select your Choice of Numbers

Today (09:09)
Prancing Deer   270 blog posts   21 correct pred (62% accurate)
Re# 2175984-10            Tags   Past Edits
122XX are for durontos..( I know HWH Puri shatabdi and CBE MAS Shatabdi are 122xx numbered coz they are converted from duronto to Shatabdi) 120XX will be suitable
Rail News
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Today (08:04)   Bengaluru-Hassan broad gauge line may open next month

rdb*^   126032 news posts
Entry# 2176314   News Entry# 294636         Tags   Past Edits
MYSURU: After nearly 21 years, the Bengaluru-Hassan broad gauge line may be operational from mid-March 2017. The project for the 172-km stretch between Bengaluru and Hassan was sanctioned in 1996 when HD Deve Gowda was the Prime Minister.
In 1996, the project cost was Rs 295 crore but now due to delay for various reasons, including land allotment and sanction of money, it costs Rs 1,289.92 crore. Once operational, the travel distance from Bengaluru to Hassan will be reduced by 50km via Arsikere and about 87km via Mysuru. The distance between Bengaluru and Hassan is 259km via Mysuru and 213km via Arsikere.
new line will connect Bengaluru (starting point Chikkabanavar) with Hassan via Nelamangala, Kunigal, Yediyur and Shravanabelagola. The track is almost parallel to National Highway 48 (Bengaluru and Mangaluru). The Hassan-Shravanabelagola line, a 44km stretch, was opened in 2006, but the project didn't proceed until 2010 due to shortage of funds and land. The project gained momentum in 2010 when the state government agreed to bear half the project cost and by then, railways had spent Rs 335 crore.It will also reduce the travel time between Bengaluru and Mangaluru. The 368-km route from Bengaluru will be 10.5 hour till Mangaluru and will help the existing route via Mysuru and Hassan which takes nearly 12 hours and Arsikere and Hassan take 11.15hours. The new line will also help devotees going to Shravanabelagola.
It was a long-pending demand of the Jain community.
The Commissioner for Railway Safety (CRS) conducted statutory inspection of the section from Nelamangala to Shravanabelagola. The section from Bengaluru and Nelamangala on one end and Hassan and Shravanabelagola on the other has already been commissioned for passenger traffic. The stretch from Nelamangala to Shravanabelagola will be operational after CRS authorization.
Sanjiv Agarwal, divisional railway manager, Bengaluru Division, South Western Railway, said, "For most projects, funding and land are the two bottlenecks. There was no proper assured funding for this project and there were some land issues which were later resolved. Now, we're awaiting authorization from the Commissioner of Railway Safety. We require more staff, at least 100 to start with."

Today (08:04)
rdb*^   30561 blog posts   359684 correct pred (79% accurate)
Re# 2176314-1            Tags   Past Edits
after 21 years,,great!

Today (10:01)
irifan2015   459 blog posts
Re# 2176314-2            Tags   Past Edits
Atleast now, SWR should nullify HMRDC agreement. Else whole investment in this line will be waste. Make Hassan a hub for intra state connectivity. Hope we get MAQ-SBC, MAQ-MAS, MAQ-TPTY, MAQ-PDY & MAQ-SA via new line. Apart from this, we expect some trains terminating at SBC/YPR to go upto Hassan (KCVL-SBC,EKM-SBC, MAS-SBC ICE, etc)
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Yesterday (21:15)   22630/Tirunelveli - Mumbai Dadar Express (via Konkan) | ROHA/Roha (3 PFs) | UBL/WDG-4/12078

ALLP RailFan~   908 blog posts
Entry# 2175982            Tags   Past Edits
Super Offlink Hubballi WDG 4 12078 Waiting For Starters with 22630 Tirunelveli- Dadar Superfast Express at ROHA

Yesterday (23:54)
rooky1979   35 blog posts
Re# 2175982-1            Tags   Past Edits
Seems the train does have a crew change at Roha Station.

Today (00:04)
So Paddy Got Up~   2722 blog posts   1236 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 2175982-2            Tags   Past Edits
Many of the newer trains introduced on KR have crew change at roha.
General Travel
Today (09:38)   16106/Tiruchendur - Chennai Egmore (Chendur) Express | MLMR/Melmaruvathur (4 PFs)

Ulunderpet Tirupati Passenger   13 blog posts   12 correct pred (96% accurate)
Entry# 2176482            Tags   Past Edits
depratus at 16106 tiruchendur-chennai egmore express .. melmaruvathur of #sb please updated ...
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