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Feb 18 2017 (22:17)   LGD/WAP-7/30314

Ashu^~   443 blog posts   255 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 2169714            Tags   Past Edits
Very Rare....
P7 with a flat-bed wagon rake...!!
Video courtesy : Milan Chatterjee (Youtube)

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Feb 18 2017 (22:29)
Tapan Sharma~   195 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2169714-2            Tags   Past Edits
Can a P7 haul a Freight rake? Is it capable?

  
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Feb 18 2017 (22:44)
HWH WAP7 getting used to with DHN~   3646 blog posts   253 correct pred (60% accurate)
Re# 2169714-3            Tags   Past Edits
Off course it is..
It's 2nd most powerful e-loco of IR

  
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Feb 18 2017 (22:50)
WELCOME JBP ET OHE OMG 😲 AGAIN~   10809 blog posts   14 correct pred (47% accurate)
Re# 2169714-4            Tags   Past Edits
Every loco is capable to haul some freight

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Feb 18 2017 (23:10)
A good day ahead~   2344 blog posts
Re# 2169714-6            Tags   Past Edits
P7 is more of a freight loco than a passenger loco. It won't have any problems for light- medium freights. :)
Most currently functional passenger locos (WAP/WDP) are capable of handling freights upto 1500 tons.

  
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Feb 18 2017 (23:10)
Ashu^~   443 blog posts   255 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 2169714-7            Tags   Past Edits
WAP 7 and WAG 9 differ in the gearing ratio. Otherwise, both have many similarities. WAP 7 has lesser torque, but more RPM compared to WAG 9, making it fit for moving trains to higher speeds. With more Torque, WAG 9 has huge carrying capacity, making it ideal for Goods train.

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Jan 10 2017 (06:55)   17417/Tirupati - Sainagar Shirdi Weekly Express | TPTY/Tirupati Main (5 PFs) | GY/WDP-4D/40418

Hx Bza Penna Express~   195 blog posts
Entry# 2121883            Tags   Past Edits
Ready to depart with Gy wdp4d loco Incharge

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Jan 10 2017 (21:53)
Tapan Sharma~   195 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2121883-2            Tags   Past Edits
No E-Loco kya b/w TPTY-GTL?

  
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Feb 17 2017 (08:08)
Hx Bza Penna Express~   195 blog posts
Re# 2121883-3            Tags   Past Edits
No May be after Gtl-Rc electrification dis will get e loco upto Sc

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Feb 16 2017 (20:32)   MJF/Malkajgiri Junction (3 PFs) | ED/WDG-4

Tapan Sharma~   195 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 2167186            Tags   Past Edits
Koyala ka Khazana!!! :P Fully Loaded Erode WDG 4 Twins With BOXN-HL towards Dronachellam!! Got Clearance 10 min back but Train didn't move! At Malkajgiri Junction

  
Feb 16 2017 (20:54)
WELCOME JBP ET OHE OMG 😲 AGAIN~   10809 blog posts   14 correct pred (47% accurate)
Re# 2167186-1            Tags   Past Edits
1 compliments
Haha LOL
Maybe due to no हॉं by gaurd

  
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Feb 16 2017 (20:59)
Tapan Sharma~   195 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2167186-2            Tags   Past Edits
LP having Lunch
cause in Night Times they eat so maybe that afternoon they were eating

  
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Feb 16 2017 (21:36)
PIyUsH SInGH™^~   1679 blog posts   1750 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 2167186-3            Tags   Past Edits
I think you have asked me in whatsapp?

  
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Feb 16 2017 (22:35)
Tapan Sharma~   195 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2167186-4            Tags   Past Edits
Ha Yeah!!
  
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Feb 16 2017 (13:40)   12724/Telangana Express (PT) | SC/Secunderabad Junction (10 PFs)

Tapan Sharma~   195 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 2166671            Tags   Past Edits
First Railfan Session of 2017!!! And Maiden Capture of 12724 AP SF and 22692 KA Rajdhani!!!
RF session with the argument
It was 7.20PM where I arrived from exam center in MMTS EMU to Secunderabad on PF10 where in first I thought that 22692 KA Rajdhani would depart and 12724 Time arrival for AP SF Express but till then even KA Rajdhani didn't arrive! Had a sigh of relief that trains are late cause I wanted to capture!! Had a parallel Entry with 12805 Janmabhoomi Intercity Express and within 5 min
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of it came 17213 Narsapur to Nagarsol Express time was 19.41! Still no sign of arrival of 22692/12724 it was 8PM where they announced 22692 will arrive on PF10 it arrived at 8.15 and should depart by 8.30 (as showed on LED) still there was no sign of 12724 no display no announcement.
But according to LIVE STATION and LKL of train 12724 has crossed CHZ at 7.45PM only
Within that 17221 Kakinada to Lokmanya Tilak Express arrived time was 8.20, meanwhile 22204 VSKP Duronto has departed PF 9 became empty expected 12724 AP to arrive but still no sign.
On PF 9 17024 Tungabhadra Intercity Express came and occupied
PF 1 VSKP GR departed at 8.30 Goutami came
PF 2 Kakinada to Lokmanya Tilak Express
PF 3 Cocanada AC,
PF 4 Solapur-FM Passenger
PF 5 Narsapur Nagarsol
PF 8 Janmabhoomi ICE
PF 9 Tungabhadra ICE
PF 10 Karnatka Rajdhani
6,7 were empty but EMU were arriving and departing,
It was 8.40 12758 Kaghaznagar Intercity Once Upon a Time Telangana Express Occupied 6PF immediately with 12720 Hyderabad to Ajmer SF PF 7 all PF's are full now
it was 8.45 22692 KA Rajdhani Had to depart leaving only PF10 empty
it was 8.45PM i also expected 77619 Secunderabad Medchal DEMU to arrive it didn't
and now i was sure that 10PF being empty 12724 AP will arrive there only, Meanwhile the two Elder persons approached me and asked
A,B: Are you waiting for AP express
Me: Yes
A,B: When will it come?
Me: Announcement is yet to be given
A,B: Liar this is not AP Express this is Telangana
Me: I said only the name changed nothing much
A,B: No no no this was AP SF now it's only Telangana Express
Me: I said it's a SF still
A,B: Beta tum chup raho you don't know it's changed, Halts increased it's a DLI Division train it's and Express not an SF>
Me: Immediately i recollected Sandeep Vickey as we had talk last month about AP Express and we talk regularly and I said Not even in this Millennium this is a SF and SC Div only
A,B: Arey beta why are you arguing i said na i travel and my family too what i said is correct only
Me: I moved away from the place
It was 9PM still no sign of display and announcement but still LKL was CHZ at 19.45
then at 9.10 I saw beam of light at entrance of PF 10 it was 12724 AP SF Approached with honking and UR coaches were Jam-packed! still there was no announcement at 9.20 It departed and then the announcement came as 12724 is ready to leave from PF10!
Pic 1 Station Board
Pic 2,3 Loco Link for 12437 AP Rajdhani you can also see board written for Rajdhani Stop
Pic 4,5,6,8 Loco Link of 22692 Karnataka Rajdhani
Pic 7 EOG TB
Pic 9,10 Approaching of 12724 AP SF
Pic 11 TB
Pic 12 Rake no 3 it-seems
Firstly When the train crossed CHZ 7.45 where was it till 9PM? was it detained on sidelines? because when it had to arrive at 8.22PM it didn't but other trains arrived in meanwhile. No sign of announcement until the train arrived and was about to depart! PF couldn't be the issue there was free PF's before and I was waiting for the train! 12KMs CHZ to SC takes 20min approx it took 1H25M to cover!
90% of paxs got down and seats seemed new but coaches were littered.
I actually thought if rake 3rd is here 1st,2nd&4th would be in travel but Sai Ram sir said the 4th rake is not utilized!! how are they able to manage with 3rakes only?

  
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Feb 16 2017 (14:26)
12752   730 blog posts   4 correct pred (80% accurate)
Re# 2166671-1            Tags   Past Edits
AP had 4 rakes(4th being a spare or backup) ...now 3 rakes are being used to run for daily operations
and regarding what 12724 is doing when it arrived at CHZ 7:45....its a daily scene which is nothing new except the fact that ..that particular time is when SC will be jampacked with arrivals and departures and also one more reason could be the fact that the PF availability at HYB....if PF's are blocked then they will regulate the train like this as much as they want and then later given a go ahead ...if you see NTES what you generally see is a wrong updates after GT/MLY updates..
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most of the times they don't care to update the SC/HYB arrivals in NTES and even if they updates, they are far from the reality

  
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Feb 16 2017 (15:09)
MTM missile is now superfast~   1985 blog posts   268 correct pred (93% accurate)
Re# 2166671-2            Tags   Past Edits
Regarding, "how are they able to manage with 3rakes only?", you can make it out by taking particular time of a day into consideration(if they are on schedule).
6 A.M:
Rake 1: Ready to depart from HYB as 12723
Rake 2: Somewhere near MTJ, going towards NDLS as 12723
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3: Somewhere in ET-NGP stretch as 12724(departed a day before from NDLS)
12 P.M:
Rake 1: Somewhere near BPQ as 12723
Rake 2: Undergoing SM at NDLS
Rake 3: Somewhere near CD as 12724
6 P.M:
Rake 1: Somewhere in NGP-ET section as 12723
Rake 2: Departed from NDLS as 12724 @5:25
Rake 3: Somewhere in KZJ-SC stretch as 12724
12 A.M:
Rake 1: Somewhere in BPL-JHS stretch as 12723
Rake 2: Somewhere near JHS as 12724
Rake 3: Undergoing PM at HYB
TAT for PM: 10hr 50 min
TAT for SM: 8hr 20 min
What I said yesterday was, the TAT for Telangana at both HYB and NDLS is less compared to other southern trains(given below) and any significant delay(which is common during fog season) of any rake means there are higher chances of getting rescheduled.
TAT for Dakshin(4 rakes):
PM: 17hr 30 min
SM: 18hr 55 min
TAT for TN(4 rakes):
PM: 14hr 50 min
SM: 15hr 25 min
TAT for GT(4 rakes):
PM: 12hr 55 min
SM: 10hr 40 min

  
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Feb 16 2017 (17:28)
⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐~   1006 blog posts   840 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 2166671-3            Tags   Past Edits
Unhappy for its own zone doing such things to the legend ... This train can be speeded up and some stops can be removed ... i gave suggestions to SCR, CR, NR for removal of stoppages thru pg portal and thru tweets ... and i got replies like suggestion is notified to concerned official and other replies like modification of stoppages are decided by RB and HQ..
They aren't understanding the scenario.. many politicians are responsible for this .. This train was once a copy of SC NZM Durunto ... It use to finish the journey in less than 24 hours ...
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ruined the train ... Now it is running 3 hours and more slower than Inaugural timetable ...
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Feb 16 2017 (19:55)
Tapan Sharma~   195 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2166671-5            Tags   Past Edits
Ohh
SC has time and space to give PF allotments to trains which have LC,LR 20+min halts and let Express train to enter but unable to allocate a PF to SF train with only 5 - 10 min halt!!!
Not only that IDLE trains stand on PF for hours Yesterday JB ICE was from 19.30-20.30 and Tungabhadra express from 20.45- till etc (i was till 9.30 in station) so same scenario is for other trains in Peaks
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doesn't even have that much of traffic at 19.35 probably only of EMU's right one or two weekly trains
and they say Saturated so sad!
Don't you think there's something wrong? Either Controllers might have Forgotten this train!!
Regarding NTES ya that's right!!

  
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Feb 16 2017 (20:04)
12752   730 blog posts   4 correct pred (80% accurate)
Re# 2166671-6            Tags   Past Edits
not entirely the fault of controllers....
its the station controllers who has to allow the trains onto PF by allotting them ...
HYB do have pf crunch even thought it doesn't have trains to arrive/depart at that time..reason being most of the times, HYB bound terminating trains are being parked on PF for longer than expected times...
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time..unless Charminar crossed HS Junction, AP wont get signal to proceed towards HYB..this case is when AP is RT and Charminar is RT
if AP gets delayed and if any trains that arrives HYB ahead of AP which bloks the PF without being parked/moved to pitlines in stipulated times, it takes toll and further delays AP arrival...partly due to laziness of SC/HYB staff to park rakes in a time bound manner and sometimes to give a particular platform for a particular train...
for any trains entering SC, this is the case that happens after MLY ...generally there wont be any udpates in NTES and even if they do, they will be far from the reality just to maintain the punctuality as per records
HYB is not saturated in terms of trains but yes when it comes to allotting Platforms and constrains at HS junction for HYB in and out bound trains ..the situation looks like HYB station is full busy ...
  
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Jan 22 2017 (19:42)   IMG00798/♥♥Shivanasamudra SuperFast Express♥♥

Tapan Sharma~   8 img trains   2 popular
28 green flags   2 red flags   3 green per Train
Entry# 2136387            Tags   Past Edits
Hello!!!
Presenting Direct Connectivity from Mysuru to Delhi!!
Alternate Train apart from Karnataka Express
Kindly Give Suggestions and Feedback!!
  
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Jan 22 2017 (18:37)   IMG00699/♥♥Shivanasamudra SuperFast Express♥♥

Tapan Sharma~   8 img trains   2 popular
28 green flags   2 red flags   3 green per Train
Entry# 2136335            Tags   Past Edits
Hello!!!
Presenting Direct Connectivity from Mysuru to Delhi!!
Alternate Train apart from Karnataka Express
Kindly Give Suggestions and Feedback!!

  
Jan 22 2017 (18:53)
Aditya Siddharth   8903 blog posts   9985 correct pred (85% accurate)
Re# 2136335-1            Tags   Past Edits
1 compliments
Added!!
Add YNK.
  
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Jan 16 2017 (23:55)   12723/Telangana Express (PT)

Mridul   30203 blog posts   3126 correct pred (69% accurate)
Entry# 2129744            Tags   Past Edits
A bad run for Telangana Express
1. Overtaken by late running Tamilnadu Superfast just before joining Warangal Nagpur main line.
2. There was some issue with Goa Express so that was detained for 3 hours between Bhopal and Jhansi so firstly it overtook him later Goa again overtook Telangana Express between Mathura and Nizamuddin.

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Jan 20 2017 (20:50)
Tapan Sharma~   195 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2129744-4            Tags   Past Edits
Ohh when Train belongs SCR and how come it followed the advertisement given by NR!! and why can't they remove if it's a Useless halt?

  
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Jan 21 2017 (07:42)
⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐~   1006 blog posts   840 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 2129744-5            Tags   Past Edits
It's for a overtake also
Many a times Telangana gets overtaken by Mumbai Rajdhani
But it happens during parallel run mostly
As the line is Tripled & quadrapled
But stations like Ballabgarh don't deserve
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trains like Telangana (AP) Superfast Express
  
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Jan 20 2017 (17:26)  

Indian Railways the life line of our Nation~   11435 blog posts   136 correct pred (83% accurate)
Entry# 2133832            Tags   Past Edits
3 compliments
nice work. Flashback Nice post.
Old Memories of IRI
I joined IRI 1yrs ago.I wants to know that when was iri made,how it looks 6-7yrs ago.I thinks many members who joins from 2013 till now also wants to know how iri looks when itis first made.After thinking all this i start researching of IRI.After spending 2-3hrs on internet and a lot of hard work i finally found that IRI is made on September 2008.In 2008 probaly no one joined iri,and on 2009 only 20-30approx members is on iri.
After spending some more time i manages to found pics
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of iri from 2008 to till now.I have many pics of iri from 2008 to till now.Every body have look.
Pic1&2-Rajdhani train list of IRI in 2008
Pic3to5-Main Forum of IRI in 2009.Some discussions going on
Pic6-AK Rajdhani in IRI in 2009.Must watch the epic comments on this train😂😂.Zoom this pic for better view.
Pic7&8-Trains list of IRI in 2010
Pic9-Gorakhpur Junction in IRI in 2011.
Pic10-List of pending trains in IRI in 2011.Currently all of them are running on tracks😎😎😎
Pic11-Main Forum of IRI in 2012
Pic12to14-Main Forum of IRI in2013
Pic15&16-Main Forum of IRI in 2014
Pic17-Muzaffarpur Junction in IRI in 2015
Pic18-Sampoorna Kranti in IRI in 2015
Pic19-Main Forum of IRI in 2016
No pics of 2017 bcoz you all knows how iri looks today😁😁😁
Source-click here

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Jan 20 2017 (20:08)
Tapan Sharma~   195 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2133832-25            Tags   Past Edits
(Pic2) Secunderabad Rajdhani's Time was before so convenient before!!! But changed over as the time passed...
But why did the change happen?

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Jan 20 2017 (20:11)
Indian Railways the life line of our Nation~   11435 blog posts   136 correct pred (83% accurate)
Re# 2133832-27            Tags   Past Edits
TT change hua hoga

  
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Jan 20 2017 (20:45)
Need MAQ to Interior KA trains~   1870 blog posts   700 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 2133832-28            Tags   Past Edits
Now SBC Raj became daily on the same slot, so SC Raj's timings got changed. Those days, SBC raj was only tri-weekly via Raichur.

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Jan 16 2017 (11:42)   BDTS/Bandra Terminus (7 PFs)

Anurag WAPAHOLIC~   6214 blog posts   843 correct pred (67% accurate)
Entry# 2128971            Tags   Past Edits
Table turner at Bandra Terminus...

  
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Jan 16 2017 (11:51)
Tapan Sharma~   195 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2128971-1            Tags   Past Edits
I think it was used in past but for?

  
Jan 16 2017 (11:52)
IR no more Safe^~   18912 blog posts   93966 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 2128971-2            Tags   Past Edits
loco ka direction change kr ne k leye.

  
Jan 16 2017 (11:52)
siddharthanand82^~   8198 blog posts   390 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 2128971-3            Tags   Past Edits
For loco reversal of steam locomotives

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Jan 16 2017 (12:47)
Tapan Sharma~   195 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2128971-5            Tags   Past Edits
Oh is it!!!! Was it still in use in this decade too!!! that's nice but now it's looking like abandoned!!

  
Jan 16 2017 (13:15)
Shivam~   3700 blog posts   1077 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 2128971-6            Tags   Past Edits
Yeah it is the case, Garibrath never departed with LHF Alco as it was h 120kmph fit train it was always given SHF TKD alco
  
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Jan 03 2017 (19:00)   12708/Andhra Pradesh Sampark Kranti Express (PT) | HBJ/Bhopal HabibGanj (5 PFs)

2017Year of hopes for JBP~   3152 blog posts   44 correct pred (50% accurate)
Entry# 2115016            Tags   Past Edits
#myrailfanning
spotted NZM-TPTY SF with WAP 7 at HBJ

  
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Jan 03 2017 (19:13)
Tapan Sharma~   195 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2115016-1            Tags   Past Edits
Kindly Tag the train!!!! Andhra Pradesh Sampark Kranti SuperFast Express!!!
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