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Blog Entry# 2096731  
Posted: Dec 19 2016 (20:42)

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Dec 19 2016 (03:32)   Superfast train to Goa, new terminus at Kalyan soon

Jayashree ❖ Amita*^   35471 news posts
Entry# 2096731   News Entry# 289045         Tags   Past Edits
Mumbai: Railway minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday announced a new terminus for long-distance trains at Kalyan, a 130kmph superfast train from Mumbai to Goa and an all-AC Humsafar train with modern amenities from here soon.
Prabhu was speaking at a function to flag off a new train from Bandra Terminus to Gorakhpur. He promised Rs 40,000 crore for city projects to develop and strengthen the rail network, provide more facilities and ensure speedy transit. It could include the Bandra-Virar and CST-Panvel elevated corridors, besides projects under MUTP-III, formulated by Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority, sources said.
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those heading to Konkan or Goa, a superfast Tejas train will soon ensure you reach your destination in the fastest possible time," he said. Expected early next year, it will be faster than Jan Shatabdi, which travels at 120kmph, officials said. Tejas will offer services such as entertainment, local cuisine and Wi-Fi. It will have TV screens on the back of each seat. The Jan Shatabdi ferries passengers to Goa in eight hours and 25 minutes.
The Humsafar train, to be launched in north India, will start from Mumbai, although Prabhu did not disclose the destination. It will have 16 AC III-tier coaches and two power cars. It could run inter-city overnight journeys and has been targeted at middle-class passengers. The train will have CCTV, global positioning system (GPS)-based passenger information, mobile and laptop charging points, integrated Braille display for the visually impaired, a smoke detection and suppression system and a high-quality exterior and interior design.
Prabhu was keen on a terminus for Kalyan and redevelopment of Thane station soon. Several outstation trains stop at Kalyan, so some could be terminated there once the terminus is built, sources said.
Prabhu also launched other facilities and train services for commuters on Sunday. "I am happy that Diva has finally got 24 fast train halts, it will ensure there is no more congestion, especially during peak hours. Besides, we are converting 12 services of 12-coach rakes to 15-coach rakes on the Western Railway suburban section; 25% more commuters can be ferried in each service."
He also launched Wi-Fi services for commuters at Vashi, Belapur, Kurla, Mumbai CST, Byculla, Panvel, Thane and Borivli stations, platform 7 at Dadar (WR), an FOB at Mankhurd and escalators at Dadar (WR), Bhayander and Vasai Road.

  
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Dec 19 2016 (20:42)
Konkan Railway*^~   13536 blog posts   12343 correct pred (64% accurate)
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Tejas is actually a lot slower than other trains.

A quick look at Trains at a Glance Oct 2016 Book Says 11209 Tejas will depart CST at 00:20 hrs to arrive Karmali (28 kms away from Madgaon with no proper onward public transport) at 11:00 hrs with journey time of 10:40 hours. 12051 Jan Shatabdi takes just 08:40 hrs, 12133 Mangalore SF takes 09:05 hours and 12223 Ernakulam Duronto takes just 08:50 hours from Mumbai to Madgaon.
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Meanwhile 11210 Tejas will depart Karmali at 12:20 hours to arrive Mumbai CST at 22:45 hours with journey time of 10:25 hours. People will prefer 12052 Jan Shatabdi that departs Madgaon 2 hrs 10 mins late at 14:30 hrs and arrives Dadar Just 20 minutes after this Tejas. Meaning Jan Shatabdi is faster than Tejas by full 110 minutes.

what is the use of runnjng Tejas at 130 kmph if it has to take so long to cover the distance?

We are sure it will be a flop with this run timings. Also who will prefer travelling at night hours ex Mumbai sitting in AC Chair Car after paying more fare?

  
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Dec 19 2016 (22:04)
brohan08   174 blog posts   160 correct pred (74% accurate)
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Kr pe 12051/2 ke schedule ko beat karna bahoot hi mushkil hai( though priority is slightly decreased for 12051) dono side se perfect slot

  
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Dec 19 2016 (22:50)
12134*^~   1891 blog posts   605 correct pred (63% accurate)
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Other than speed factor, due to high traffic most of the south bound train get trolled.Most of the trains arrive MAO with 1+hr delay.
So as Tejus has slack there is a high chance of it getting trolled..just like 12283/84 Duronto.

  
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Dec 20 2016 (08:37)
Hindi hain hum watan hai hindostan hamara~   1088 blog posts   8 correct pred (57% accurate)
Re# 2096731-4            Tags   Past Edits
Hamsafar is Bandra Patna I guess.

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