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  • Premium special train for Surat  News Entry# 174592
    by: rdb**  Today (6:10AM)


    PATNA: East Central Railway (ECR) will run a weekly premium special train (09055-09056) between Patna Junction and Surat every Wednesday till May 7. It will run every Tuesday from Surat to Patna Junction. It will have eight stoppages at Mughalsarai, Chibki, Manikpur, Jabalpur, Itarsi, Khandwa, Bhusawal and Jalgaon.
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    CHANDIGARH: With summer vacations approaching, railways are witnessing a heavy rush for bookings.Trains running from Chandigarh to Lucknow, Bandra, Guwahati, Howrah and Chennai are all booked, with no seats available between May and July.The waiting list is long even for special trains. Passengers keen to book tickets in Bandra Superfast...
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    MRVC study finds it cost-effective
    The Rapid Rail Transit System (RRTS) proposed for the 125.65-km stretch between Thiruvananthapuram and Chengannur has been found to be cost-effective, and requires only an upgrade of the existing railway network.The corridor can emerge as a...
  • Railways begins span work of Kazhakoottam ROB  News Entry# 174589
    by: rdb**  Today (6:04AM)


    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Railways have begun construction of span work of Kazhakoottam railway over bridge (ROB). The project, which is being jointly executed by Railways and National Highway wing of state PWD aims to be completed before National Games, scheduled in December.
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  • HC tells Railways to reserve seats for the elderly in trains  News Entry# 174588
    by: rdb**  Today (6:00AM)


    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court Wednesday asked the Railway authorities to come out with a scheme to reserve seats for senior citizens in suburban trains as the existing facility was not sufficient to accommodate the elders.
    A bench headed by Chief...

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Delhi Metro Plans To Become Fully Automated News Entry# 75151
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Good move finally. IF this is implemented, I guess it will break the GUINESS RECORD established by Dubai Metro.

37 posts - Thu May 31, 2012 - are hidden. Click to open.

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bhanu teja భాను తేజ   1821 blog posts   132 correct pred (57% accurate)  
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What about logistics?
Extra investment needed for technology etc.?
Will there be any hike in prices?

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Here's a photo album from Wikimedia Commons repository: bit.ly/LhBGjQ

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Extra investment would be required but that place DELHI METRO in a stronger position. Tomorrow,if frequency increases, all you need to change PROGRAMMING LOGIC for the automated system.

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Excellent thread of entries with tongue-in-cheek humour thanks to Sudhir, Pradyu and BG. It was a pleasure going through this. My day on IRI is done :)

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Great one - Thanks for this.

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well...dubai metro is beautiful,but to be frank,your pics are boring...u hv tried to capture the informative part....nt ur fault,as the beauty part hs become an everyday thing for u...
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well,kolkata metro will take a few more "MONTHS" to get upgraded to dubai metro like status:P
P.S-one month=a few decades

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Soumitra, I think the 5 bullet points (page 1/2) from the Siemens article would be useful in the FAQ.

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Soumitra Chawathe**   25943 blog posts   63301 correct pred (69% accurate)  
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Will add the entire document under FAQ:
"How Driverless Metro Systems Work? WHat are the Grades of Metro-Rail operation?

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wonderful

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Added to FAQ: /faq/post/1164

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I know that the pics are boring, but the most important one's have been captured. Try viewing the videos (when u getter internet), then you can see LP cabin as GOLD class.
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