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  • Flammable material of travellers main cause of fire: Railways  News Entry# 174659
    by: Jayashree▪◙▪Amita**  Today (12:30AM)


    New Delhi: Flammable materials carried by passengers caused fire in trains, Railways on Thursday said while admitting it has not succeeded in preventing travelers from carrying such things.
    "It has been found that in nine out of 13 cases, fire was...
  • Trains Derail in Separate Incidents in AP, Bihar  News Entry# 174658
    by: Jayashree▪◙▪Amita**  Today (12:26AM)


    Derailment of the loco and 14 wagons of a goods train today in Andhra Pradesh led to disruption of services on a section of the South Central Railway (SCR).
    The train loaded with rice coming from Mahasamund (Sambalpur Division of East...
  • Bhagalpur-Delhi Garib Rath Express engine derails at Kiul  News Entry# 174657
    by: Jayashree▪◙▪Amita**  Today (12:25AM)


    The engine of the Bhagalpur-Delhi Garib Rath Express jumped off the tracks at Kiul junction in Lakhisarai district on Thursday, railway sources said. The derailment took place when the train's diesel engine was replaced with an electric one for the journey to Delhi, the sources said. There was no report...
  • ट्रैक की गुणवत्ता और सुरक्षा पर जोर  News Entry# 174656
    by: Saurabh*^  Yesterday (10:53PM)


    जागरण संवाददाता, इलाहाबाद : सदस्य इंजीनियरिंग रेलवे बोर्ड सुबोध जैन ने गुरुवार को टुंडला से इलाहाबाद तक स्पेशल ट्रेन से खिड़की निरीक्षण (विंडो इंस्पेक्शन) किया। इसके बाद उन्होंने उत्तर मध्य रेलवे के सूबेदारगंज स्थित मुख्यालय में समीक्षा बैठक की। उन्होंने ट्रैक की गुणवत्ता और सुरक्षा समेत कई बिंदुओं पर जोर...
  • छिवकी यार्ड में पटरी से उतरी मालगाड़ी  News Entry# 174655
    by: Saurabh*^  Yesterday (10:51PM)


    नैनी, इलाहाबाद : छिवकी यार्ड में गुरुवार को मालगाड़ी का एक डिब्बा पटरी से उतर गया। इससे यार्ड के साथ ही मुंबई-हावड़ा मार्ग पर भी ट्रेनों का आवागमन प्रभावित रहा। लालगाव से फतुआ प्याज लेकर जा रही एक मालगाड़ी दोपहर साढ़े बारह बजे छिवकी यार्ड की लाइन संख्या 18 पर...

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Saurabh*^   5762 blog posts   1845 correct pred (70% accurate)  
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screenshot00003.jpgI have sent a query regarding introduction of new train from bangalore to varanasi through pgportal.in i got a reply that "Bangalore station and Yesvantpur stations are two Terminals serving Bangalore area. Both these Terminals are Over saturated. Hence, it is not feasible to introduce a New Train between Bangalore and Varanasi for the present. How-ever, matter will be reviewed on completion of New Additional Infrastructure Works at Bangalore city Station"
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It wil become another portal of Official site which will be closed soon :P

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Exactly sir.
Even the New EAST-WEST Metro Corridor is creatinga Lot of problems in the Howrah maidan area where the terminal station is likely to be done.

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there was a proposal to extend the SBC terminal by acquiring the adjacent defunct Binny Mill land few years back. But the railways lost to real estate lobby and this was acquired by ETA developers. A small portion was given to KSRTC for their depot. I heard that still railways are working on acquiring some portion which is not yet sold.

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Not aware of these developments sir.

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I agree with all the 3 points that u have raised..and don't dispute them at all.
However, keeping the dstnce in view, the costs might be pretty high.Which is why i opine that the business leaders should take the first step.
Also, I hope u remember how much of a trouble it was to commute when the elevated express was being constructed.So Electronic city goers must be prepared to face a similar sort of a trouble if and when the project starts.

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No. The railways have dropped that idea...Although it was a good move by the railways to try and acquire the place.

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one more... 196.

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In the 90s some of the Hosur bound passenger trains were starting from Banaswadi. This could be a viable option to decongest YPR and SBC to some extent. A local train to Kolar starts from Cantt. Does Cantt have the capacity to accomodate only 1 train in its large terminal?

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Tejas**   5580 blog posts   4085 correct pred (63% accurate)  
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Cant is not a large station by any means.Just 2 platforms to go with it.At the most 1 or 2 slots may be in the afternoon can be provided.But very difficult.

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ya..from the above reply by railway authority but i think they will announce some trains in recent budget that would be implemented after increasing the terminal capacity of sbc/ypr.lets hope for the best!!

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Not sure about SBC, but yes terminal capacity at YPR can be extended!!
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