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  • Chief Minister to hold meet on Kochi metro  News Entry# 174696
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    Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will chair a meeting of agencies concerned and people’s representatives on April 29 in Thiruvanathapuram to discuss issues pertaining to the progress of the Kochi Metro Rail project. According to an official statement from the Kochi Metro Rail Limited, the meeting is being held to evolve...
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    The State government has decided to bring out Infrastructure Policy 2014 to attract investment in the infrastructure sector, particularly rail, road and entertainment, in the next two months. Addressing presspersons here on Thursday, Minister for Infrastructure and Information Roshan Baig said that the new policy would be formulated after consultations...
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    The Vijayawada Division of the South Central Railway (SCR) organised a seminar on ‘vigilance’ for its staff on Thursday.
    Participating as the chief guest, Senior Deputy General Manager (SCR) G. Mallya exhorted the staff to keep themselves informed of the latest...
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    Overall earnings for 2013-14 was Rs. 477.89 cr. as against Rs. 566 cr. last fiscal
    The Mysore Railway Division’s earnings for the 2013-14 fiscal registered a negative growth owing to the ban on iron ore mining, but its passenger earnings and...
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    The Kochi Corporation will request the State government not to collect toll from the Ponnurunni Railway Overbridge till the metro rail becomes operational.
    A suggestion to this effect came up at an all-party meeting convened by the Kochi Mayor Tony Chammany...

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May 23 2012 (8:19PM)   10111/Konkan Kanya Express        
  

Akshay**   3156 blog posts   802 correct pred (72% accurate)  
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TRIP REPORT
here is my trip report of my journey in 10111 Konkan Kanya Express.i was waiting for this trip for so long,and now finally after 8 months i was going to my native place in konkan.i started late from home and reached mulund station at 9.50pm.now it was not possible to board my train at CST bcoz i would miss it and so decided to catch it at dadar.there was less rush at the mulund ticket counter and i quickly got the local train tickets.the indicator showed "10:01 DR Pf 2 ",it was a dadar local.so i quickly went to pf 2 and boarded the local.the local was empty and at about 10.40pm we reached dadar.got down from the local and went straight to Pf 5 where the konkan kanya was going to come.there was a lot of rush at
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the Pf.i had two seats one in S5 and other in S7.both were seat number 7(side lower).at 11.05pm announcement was made that my train was soon arriving.the indicators showed the coach composition and i went and stood near the S7 indicator.i was waiting for the train and suddenly i heard a loco honking.it was non other than the ED shed WDM-3D with the madgaon mumbai jan shatabdi.the jan shatabdi came on pf 6 and left after a brief halt.after some waiting i saw headlights of a loco.this was my train,yeah.the loco was a KJM shed WDP-4 in LHF mode.it was looking like a beast and the sound it made was great.now people were ready to get into the train.seeing the huge crowd i felt as if we all were going on a mission,mission "seat pakdo".the train came to a halt and S6 coach came in front of me.there was a lot of rush while getting into the train but somehow i got in the s6 coach and wat i see nxt is that people are there everywhere on the floor.i had to go to my seat in S7 so after some careful walking i made it to my seat.kept my luggage and was njoying the journey.the train was going on at moderate speed till bhandup and then was crawling at nahur and finally came to a halt at mulund outer.
TO BE CONTINUED.....

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Begins Falls Rises ™**   18376 blog posts   1188 correct pred (63% accurate)  
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6.5km!!!! must b India's longest rail tunnel created by KR Engineering.

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Srinivas G Phani**   3345 blog posts   139 correct pred (62% accurate)  
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Well scripted Akshay...It was indeed intriguing.

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Akshay**   3156 blog posts   802 correct pred (72% accurate)  
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thanks bhai.
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