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Blog Entry# 2076689  
Posted: Dec 01 2016 (10:28)

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Dec 01 2016 (10:28)   18478/Kalinga Utkal Express (PT) | BLS/Balasore (4 PFs) | BIA/WAG-5/23787

Debashis~   701 blog posts   60 correct pred (72% accurate)
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7hrs late running 18478 Kalinga Utkal express arrives at Balasore with Bhilai WAG-5P and a dead TKD WAP-7 30440..This is my first ever click of a WAP-7 with ICF rake of a normal express train..
DOP- 1/12/2016, 7:54 A.M

7 posts - Thu Dec 01, 2016

  
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Dec 01 2016 (13:08)
AP™^~   1457 blog posts   373 correct pred (93% accurate)
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P-7 failed for Kalinga? Is that why it got late?

  
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Dec 01 2016 (13:18)
Debashis~   701 blog posts   60 correct pred (72% accurate)
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Yes... Today a Bhilai WAG-5P brought Utkal and the dead P7...
Actually last night I checked it was running with delay of 4hrs 39 mins in Chhattisgarh (till BSP or RIG I think) but again after a long time when I checked the running status I found it to be delayed by 5hrs 50mins to 6hrs till it reached JSG.... Today when I saw its offlink and dead P7 I understood that loco failure may be the reason for it's additional 1hr delay though I can't really predict where the loco might have failed...

  
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Dec 01 2016 (13:23)
AP™^~   1457 blog posts   373 correct pred (93% accurate)
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Lucky you, haan? :P
Got 6-7 hours delayed, that's why you could capture it.
I checked NTES. Yes, it's very difficult to say where exactly the loco had failed. The delay time has gradually increased. No sharp change as such.

  
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Dec 01 2016 (13:57)
Debashis~   701 blog posts   60 correct pred (72% accurate)
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Yes...also some days back it was delayed by 4 hrs and arrived BLS at 5 A.m. ... But then it was hauled by WAG-5(I guess)/WAM-4 6P(acc. to other RFs)... I was unable to take pics as it was still dark..

  
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Dec 01 2016 (14:04)
Debashis~   701 blog posts   60 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 2076689-12            Tags   Past Edits
Bhilai WAG-5P was given as its loco failed.... So I guess it might have failed near BSP/RIG where the delay further increased to almost 6hrs from 4hrs 30mins...but a question arises that why was it delayed by more 1hr till it reached Hijili and Balasore...
Still it can't b confidently said that the loco failed in CG just because it got a BIA WAG-5..

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