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Blog Entry# 2078606  
Posted: Dec 02 2016 (22:14)

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Dec 02 2016 (22:14)   22849/Shalimar - Secunderabad Weekly SF Express | SC/Secunderabad Junction (10 PFs) | TKD/WAP-7/30355

Tapan Sharma~   226 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 2078606            Tags   Past Edits
WCR Pride Tughlakabad WAP7 30355 At Secunderabad Juction!!
>>>>> Pic 1. View (ENG) (I'm Resting :p) EMB behind busy busy Refueling!!
>>>>> Pic 2. View (HINDI) (I'm Still here :p)
>>>>> Pic 3. With MMTS EMU (Sorry cannot race with you :p)
>>>>>
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Pic 4. #TB of 22849 Kolkata Shalimar - Secunderabad Junction Weekly SuperFast Express Resting on PF 5 !!! kindly update the TB and loco picture if it's suitable Thank You!!
Clicked on 1st December 2016
One doubt when Loco is turned off how come Tail Lights ON on both directions? where is the loco getting power from for these lights??

3 posts - Fri Dec 02, 2016

  
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Dec 02 2016 (22:58)
Debashis~   701 blog posts   53 correct pred (69% accurate)
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Offlink I think as its link is LGD P7.. Right ?

  
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Dec 02 2016 (22:58)
HAPPY COLORFULL HOLI FROM JBP ET OHE OMG 😲~   11901 blog posts   22 correct pred (45% accurate)
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Maybe getting power with the any batteries
DSP sir would b able to answer exactly
Nice pics

  
Dec 02 2016 (23:46)
आम्ही कधीच नाही होणार म्हातारे~   2838 blog posts   1236 correct pred (71% accurate)
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A not so small Battery is there inside loco to provide power in case of emergency (in cab light, flasher in case of loco breakdown) and to provide power to a small compressor called as 'baby compressor'. This baby compressor builds up the requisite pressure required to raise the panto (6 kg/cm^2). Once the contact is made and there is no issue with line (no flashing etc) then the VCB is opened and the next steps to energize the loco may begin.
Battery rating: 110 v, 199 Ah (Ni-Cd, unlike the Li-ion or what is more commonly and wrongly called as Li-Po battery used in our mobiles)

  
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Dec 03 2016 (21:09)
Tapan Sharma~   226 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2078606-7            Tags   Past Edits
Yes Mr.Debashis it's an Offlink regular is LGD P7 but good to see TKD P7 visiting SC!!!

  
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Dec 04 2016 (03:21)
The elusive and rare WDP3 and WDM3~   2457 blog posts
Re# 2078606-8            Tags   Past Edits
Yes, they are run on batteries. Each loco has 2 battery boxes slung under the loco beside the main transformer and the compressor. I highlighted them in the attached pic.

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