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Apr 08 2017 (10:45)   16236/Mysuru - Tuticorin Express

akshu51   7 blog posts
Entry# 2226875            Tags   Past Edits
Had been to SBC this morning, was really surprised to see 16235 with WDP 4d, couldn't note down shed and road number since I was in a hurry, but was sure that it was 16235. A huge offline, coz I've never seen an emd on sbc-sa line, even 11013/14 which get emd between SBC and ltt gets alco in sbc sa line, so was really surprised. EMD through ghats around Dharmapuri will be quite a sight, with multiple curves..

  
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Apr 08 2017 (11:01)
marsknamm~   95 blog posts
Re# 2226875-1            Tags   Past Edits
Even, 16231 - Mayiladuthurai - Mysore Express was with GOC WDP4 B / D (not sure but yellow stripe was there) today..... Regular link of Twin Alco's were missing... Had been to drop my cousin to BNC and this train arrived BNC around 5:45 AM...

  
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Apr 08 2017 (12:21)
akshu51   7 blog posts
Re# 2226875-2            Tags   Past Edits
That makes it even more curious, as I said, EMDs on this route are quite rare, after losing twin alcos with the king 12627, now this is worrying if 16235/31 lose out on twin alcos.

  
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Apr 15 2017 (08:27)
Guest: 6cccfaee   show all posts
Re# 2226875-3            Tags   Past Edits
Yes even 11013 is now getting GOC WDP4D #40100 betweenSBC-CBE-SBC. Noticed on 12/4/17.
Even 12677/78 is getting an EMD. So another twin alco link lost permanently!
Admins please update the loco link!
  
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Nov 21 2015 (15:48)   12650/Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express (Via Kacheguda) (PT)

akshu51   7 blog posts
Entry# 1656894            Tags   Past Edits
12650 KSK is one train which would give you immense thrill by high speed rides in the beginning and gradually the speed as well as the thrill dies away, enjoy NZM-JHS, while DMM-YPR would surely be a pain to endure at the end of such a long journey.(4.15hrs for 175 kms is almost par with many passenger trains) but the busy SWR stretch between DMM and YPR slows down this superfast very badly, rarely arrives on time at YPR, minimum 15-30 minuts delay, and could get worse.

  
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May 24 2016 (13:53)
Prometh Suresh~   274 blog posts   361 correct pred (58% accurate)
Re# 1656894-1            Tags   Past Edits
The speed will increase once the electrification and doubling work b/w YPR-PKD and GTL-DMM completes
  
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Jan 26 2014 (18:18)   12677/KSR Bengaluru City - Ernakulam SF InterCity Express

soundr   57 blog posts
Entry# 975668            Tags   Past Edits
the coach position is not as displayed here. i also see comments of different orders in the forum. it seems this train doesnt maintain the coach positions !!!!!?????

  
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Jan 21 2016 (14:34)
akshu51   7 blog posts
Re# 975668-1            Tags   Past Edits
i have experienced it too, thankfully it happened in SA which has a decent halt duration so was able to manage.
  
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Jun 08 2014 (11:27)   12295/Sanghamitra SF Express (PT)

asp_pd   10 blog posts
Entry# 1127600            Tags   Past Edits
never try to board this train between allhabad to mgs.

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Jan 21 2016 (14:28)
akshu51   7 blog posts
Re# 1127600-2            Tags   Past Edits
Please make sure that the tip you put up is useful, the one posted by you is really plain and misleading, coz there is no reason mentioned, presuming that you are referring to the huge unreserved crowd occupying reserved seats, this should not be a problem if someone is travelling in an AC coach, so that calls upon for better details from your side when you post a tip.
  
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Dec 04 2015 (19:04)   12214/Delhi Sarai Rohilla - Yesvantpur AC Duronto Express

akshu51   7 blog posts
Entry# 1670772            Tags   Past Edits
this largely unpopular train is the fastest rail connectivity between delhi and bangalore, and often berths will be available even tiil the last moment, maintains excellent speed for most part of the journey except the tough gradients of SWR between DMM and YPR, but still manages to beat the rajdhani by one hour in terms of speed.(with similar halts, but of technical nature)

  
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Jan 09 2016 (18:45)
IR no more Safe^~   21775 blog posts   97721 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 1670772-1            Tags   Past Edits
prob is it originates from DEE that also late in night, reaching that is a headache.. had this been NZM, it would't been the case

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Nov 21 2015 (15:42)  
 

akshu51   7 blog posts
Entry# 1656888            Tags   Past Edits
Hi all, although the indian railways classify the coaches as "CC" (which would usually mean "AC chair car"), all the coaches in this train are non ac, in fact almost all around the year an AC wouldn't be necessary, so be prepared to travel in a non AC coach even after shelling out the price of an AC chair car, almost feel looted by Indian railways.
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