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Blog Entry# 431000  
Posted: May 20 2012 (9:01PM)

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May 20 2012 (9:01PM)   13134/Varanasi - Sealdah (Upper India) Express        
 

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Double Alco combo creates a typhoon on HB Chord at 110 kmph.. Agression at its very best!!
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Whoa!! On its day, this Super-Crawler might also defeat Bhopal Shatabdi!! Extremely aggressive 13134 Varanasi (BSB)- Sealdah (SDAH) UPPER INDIA Super Crawler Express headed by somewhat rare-link 16324R WDM- 3A of JMP (Jamalpur) shed and a dead 17925 WDM-2 of BWN (Burdwan) shed (ACD fitted) storms through the Down Main Line at Baruipara at no less than 110 km/hr.. Just look at the dust storm created!! Seems I have to insure my eyes..
The train takes more than 26 hours to cover less than 900 kms with 76 halts and average speed of 33 km/hr!!
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The train uses an extremely zig-zag route, i.e. Varanasi- Mughal Sarai- Dildarnagar- Ara- Danapur- Patna- Mokama- Kiul- Jamalpur- Bhagalpur- Sahibganj- Barharwa- Rampurhat- Bolpur Shantiniketan- Burdwan- Sealdah route..
The train was one of the first trains to travel between Calcutta and Delhi. But after Asansol- Patna- Mughal Sarai MAIN Line and Asanol- Dhanbad- Mughal Sarai GRAND CHORD Lines were introduced, and more and more trains were introduced on those routes, this train lost its sheen, and was made to run till Mughal Sarai. At that time, the train had two sleeper coaches.. Later it again got extended till Varanasi, but lost one sleeper coach.. Now the train is a lilliput 9 coacher, and have just a solitary reserved coach..

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May 20 2012 (9:14PM)        

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Thank you so much Dada.. Even when I was uploading the video, I was being reminded of you.. :-P

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May 20 2012 (9:18PM)        

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Sensational one....!!!
Great one ,......Lovd it....

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May 20 2012 (9:22PM)        

Supriti Das   531 blog posts   792 correct pred (60% accurate)  
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this may be the worst express train in indian?just average speed schedule 33kmph but on track it may be below 30kmph generally dont reach sealdah on time.
further to say it is called upper india express

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Thank you so much...

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May 20 2012 (9:28PM)        

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It may not be the fastest one in the circuit, but it serves a lot of Passengers of intermediate stations.. Because a lot of people from the small towns can avail this train, which is generally skipped by the faster ones..

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May 20 2012 (9:30PM)        

Supriti Das   531 blog posts   792 correct pred (60% accurate)  
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it is good trains having hal no issue but should have atleast 50kmph av speed

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May 20 2012 (9:33PM)        

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On a lighter note, this train can be renamed as Shiv-Kali Express.. As it connects Varanasi with Dakshineshwar..

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great thinking

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Great video with great info!!
Btw it generally gets WDM 2A of BWN shed.

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BWN does not have WDM- 2A dear... Its either WDM- 2 or WDM- 3A.. And ya, it gets BWN WDM- 2/ 3A.. Surely the BWN WDM- 2 had a failure, and the JMP WDM - 3A was pressed into the rescue act..
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And thanx a lot..

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