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Blog Entry# 385232  
Posted: Mar 31 2012 (2:01PM)

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Mar 31 2012 (2:01PM)   16518/Kannur - Bangalore (Via Mysore) Express        
  

Shashanka**   2921 blog posts   1055 correct pred (67% accurate)  
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For Official work I had been to my Head office(Mangalore) on Wednesday and returned by 16518 to Bangalore (SBC). For the first time booked my ticket for 3AC(16518) as TA was given by company.
Here I would like to present a chat had with Railway Officer who was the Co-Passenger with me from Mangalore till Bangalore.
(I was speaking to Coach Attendant regarding Coach maintenance n all, At that time Attendant introduced me the Officer who was travelling)
Officer Name : R N Nayak
Designation : Asst. Station Master,Yesvanthpura(YPR)
Me : Hello Sir,
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Myself Shashank
Nayak : Hello.
Me : If you don't mind I would like ask few questions regarding Railways
Nayak : Sure.
(I'm not going to paste any Personal conversation which happened with us)
Me : Sir, More of the time we read in news paper that Passenger train is running in Loss and because of Goods Railway is earning Some thing. What do you say about it.
Nayak : Not 100%, As there are many sectors in India where Railaways are getting good revenue from Passenger Service example was SBC-MAS Sector.
Me : After investing Crore's together money to convert MAQ-SBC line to BG what is the reason behind not introducing Few more trains other that 16515/6 and 16517/8.
Nayak : For introducing new train that too where the route has Ghat region to cross there are several problem faced, like Not getting clearance for Safety, Speed restriction etc.
Me : Ok, Nowadays Passengers are finding difficulty to get tatkal tickets because of some other elements.What is your opinion?
Nayak : Entire Railways work under several department and for this question I'm not the right person to answer.
Me : What is the reason behind extending 16517/8 towards kannur when it had high opposition and demand was to extend towards karwar.
Nayak : Yes there was demand,But extension n all happens at High level n No one will ask us .
Me : By the word My last question to him asked. There is a rumor that NZM-SBC Raj will get LHB by UGADI but still running with Old Rake.
Nayak : NR is operating Rajdhani and SWR can't do much for that. But LHB had a test run and it was not satisfactory. And for the report again SWR is made as the target and LHB coaches will not run within 20-30 days and the mistakes need to be rectified.
By listening above words I said GOOD NIGHT to him n occupied my berth to have a sleep .
Morning when train was entering SBC station Mr.Nayak gave his Mobile number n said to meet him whenever I go to Yesvanthpura.
Thanks
Shashank Bhat
(Any queries please feel free )

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Mar 31 2012 (2:14PM)        

Gopalakrishnan P*^   2108 blog posts   240 correct pred (76% accurate)  
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Thank you for the detailed narration of the conversation. Great

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Mar 31 2012 (8:40PM)        

Jaipur Double Decker 2 times   41082 blog posts   1206 correct pred (73% accurate)  
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This means that chances of sbc raj gettin lhb is very bleak and swr cannot do anything ...feels sad..

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Mar 31 2012 (8:44PM)        

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chances of present LHB rake roaming around in Bangalore to be placed in a museum are VERY HIGH :-((

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Mar 31 2012 (8:46PM)        

BMTIR*^   19911 blog posts   7277 correct pred (63% accurate)  
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Too sad-should have known what the mistakes are

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Mar 31 2012 (8:58PM)        

PKV**   17635 blog posts   35 correct pred (77% accurate)  
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Great Shashank. One suggestion though. In future do not disclose the real name of these officials on the site. Either do not post their names or use fictitious names, indicating in brackets (name changed). This will be in the best interests of both parties, especially the official concerned. Hope you don't mind.
But thanks for the post. It gives us a close insight into the working of IR based on insider information.

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Mar 31 2012 (9:01PM)        

Murli*   3037 blog posts   2 correct pred (50% accurate)     Ph:+919940636582
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Good Advice Sir :) Absolutely no mention of names, even travel date should be avoided. If they want, the IR people can track down the person... I know it at first hand. Good wishes sir :)

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Mar 31 2012 (9:03PM)        

sudhir   7826 blog posts   2093 correct pred (66% accurate)  
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thanks. this was a creative and unusual way of presenting information learnt from sources. lends a degree of authenticity. Keep in touch with him.. thanks once again

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Mar 31 2012 (9:05PM)        

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see if you can edit the post and remove the officer's name.

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Mar 31 2012 (9:23PM)        

Akhilesh Bhat**   1184 blog posts   46 correct pred (71% accurate)  
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What problem are they facing with LHB? We already have YPR-DEE AC Duronto running with LHB coaches !!

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Mar 31 2012 (9:49PM)        

Sharavathi Exp**   13707 blog posts   29303 correct pred (63% accurate)  
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Thanx for posting the conversation info shashank. Better to avoid the names as PKV sir mentioned as it will be good for the concerned ones...

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Mar 31 2012 (10:07PM)        

bhanu teja భాను తేజ   1826 blog posts   133 correct pred (57% accurate)  
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Nice conversation. Asked all essential questions.

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