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Latest... It covers a distance of 456 kilometres in each direction however it takes 10 hours 5 mins when operating as train number 2255 at an average speed of 60 km/h (excluding halts). It leaves Yesvantpur as train number 2255 on Friday at 2315 hrs and at the end of 9 halts arrives at Puducherry the next day at 0920 hrs. This Garib Rath runs with a diesel locomotive. It gets one locomotive reversal at Vriddhachalam and another locomotive reversal at Villupuram. This process of locomotive reversal takes around Mon Dec 13,... more...
2010 (09:14PM) _____________ the average speed is only 46 excluding halts ...from where has the figure of 60 came...pls explain ..
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Shri P.Dayakar, Hon'ble Member of Parliament , Warangal met Shri Ravindra Gupta, General Manager, South Central Railway at Rail Nilayam today i.e., 28th September, 2016 and discussed various rail developmental activities in his area.
Train No. 17016 Secunderabad – Bhubaneswar Visakha Express, scheduled to depart Secunderabad at 16:50 hrs today i.e., 28th September, 2016 is re-scheduled to depart at 18:20 hrs on the same daydue to late running of its pairing train.
In order to clear extra rush of passengers during Dasara / Deepavali festival season fourteen special trains between Hyderabad-Durgapura are extended to run up to Jaipur as per the following schedule:- ...
There are some new Objection rules. Pl. refer to Blog Post# 1889717-4 and Blog Post# 1889777-3 . To reiterate:
1. There are ONLY THREE reasons for Objections allowed:
a. Abusive/Offensive: Bad/rude/insulting language
b. Controversial: For openly and directly targeting states/regions/zones and starting fights. ALSO, violation of Site Guidelines are considered Controversial. For example, protesting...
There are some changes to the Notification scheme. Previously, we had a "Notification Filter" in User Settings. But there was some confusion about this, as it was only used to HIDE blogs inside the Main Forum, mostly to filter out Race Blogs & Social/Congratulations blogs.
Meanwhile, as the site has evolved, there...
Today, we have implemented a new experimental feature called "RailFan Clubs". Some notes:
1. The purpose of this feature is to encourage RailFan meets at local stations, and to enjoy a shared interest in our hobbies/passions. An "RF Club" is essentially like a "group", wherein only members of that "RF Club" can...
A new feature has been rolled out - "Blog-based ChatRooms".
Previously, we had one-on-one private Chat feature, which was not very successful. The reason was that Chat Invitations are sometimes intrusive. The recipient may not be free to undertake the Chat, even if they are Online, and also the other person ends...
It has come to our attention that several IRI members have been causing mischief on other social media sites, distressing our regular loyal members.
They have been seen to post confidential and sensitive Govt. information on IRI, and thereafter themselves have been complaining to the Ministry that,
"Such RailFan sites are openly running...
Happy Diwali to all members.
Station announcements, vendor calls selling chai, loco honks, trains crossing bridges, etc. can now be recorded. Just click on the purple microphone icon while posting a blog. At this time, standard 20 second sound clips are recorded. You may preview the recording, re-record and then upload the...