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Blog Entry# 453850  
Posted: Jun 14 2012 (9:49AM)

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Jun 14 2012 (9:49AM)   13317/Black Diamond Express | BLY/Bally (6)        
 

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Twin-tone "White Diamond" heading Black Diamond Exp cruises through Bally
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13317 Howrah (HWH)- Dhanbad (DHN) BLACK DIAMOND Express headed by a brand new shining 30311 HWH shed WAP-7 whines, honks and cruises through the Up Main Line of Bally station on HB Main enroute at a TSR of 70 km/hr. It was a beautiful sight to watch the WAP-7, aka the white diamond in action with a train, which I captured for the first time. Coals are generally termed as Black Diamond, and since this train connects Kolkata, Naihati and Burdwan with the industrial and coal belts of Dhanbad, Kulti, Barakar, Kumardubi, Sitarampur, Asansol, Ranigunj, Andal, Durgapur, Panagarh, Waria and Mankar, so this train is also equally named. And we railfans
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fondly call this train to be the younger sister of 12339/12340 Howrah (HWH)- Dhanbad (DHN) COALFIELD Superfast Express.
Bally is the station where the HB Main and HB Chord Lines diverge after coming together from Howrah. And over the road-cum-rail bridge (which is seen in the video), the lines from Sealdah comes, which have another station for their own, namely Bally Halt. So this is a unique example of a railway station being situated just over another different railway station.
Giving me company on the trip was Anal Ghosh.

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Jun 14 2012 (10:09AM)        

অনুভব   1711 blog posts   94 correct pred (61% accurate)     Ph:+918902377103
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Miind Blowing!

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Jun 14 2012 (10:16AM)        

InCrEdIbLe RaILWaYs of InDiA   808 blog posts   344 correct pred (55% accurate)  
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great video by our great videoman.

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Jun 14 2012 (10:20AM)        

RLF レール人生永遠に last few days in NR**   12746 blog posts   3172 correct pred (84% accurate)  
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great video bro

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Thank you so much dude..

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Jun 14 2012 (10:32AM)        

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Thank you so much dude..

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Thank you so much dude..

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Jun 14 2012 (10:48AM)        

sayan111   974 blog posts   2023 correct pred (86% accurate)  
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Excellent Arkya!!!.....Thanks a ton.....
Black Diamond is a 22 coacher.....longer than its younger sister, I think......

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Yes... Coalfield/ Agniveena are 20 coach train.. While Black is of 22 coaches.

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sudhir   7826 blog posts   2093 correct pred (66% accurate)  
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younger sister?

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