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Blog Posts by jaideepganguly~
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★★  Greetings
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Mar 12 2017 (16:06)   GCT/Ghazipur City (3 PFs)

mr wayne ®©~   1611 blog posts   122 correct pred (77% accurate)
Entry# 2195169            Tags   Past Edits
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Happy Holi everyone!!!
Happy Holi.... enjoy a colorful and pleasent festival of colors.
best wishes stay playful.
Bruce.

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Mar 12 2017 (19:35)
jaideepganguly~   471 blog posts   386 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 2195169-5            Tags   Past Edits
Happy Holi, to all!!!!

  
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Mar 12 2017 (20:24)
mr wayne ®©~   1611 blog posts   122 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 2195169-6            Tags   Past Edits
thanks and regards to all IRI members

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Mar 06 2017 (01:16)   12005/New Delhi - Kalka Shatabdi Express

jaideepganguly~   471 blog posts   386 correct pred (64% accurate)
Entry# 2187416            Tags   Past Edits
The loco link will probably be GZB WAP # 30277 (HOG enabled). If someone can confirm this, we should have this updated. This shatabdi is the only "EOG-free" train, in the country as of today!!
Since CLW is in the process of modifying the all the WAPpies, therefore after HWH WAP 7 # 30455, this loco is actually locked to this shaatabdi!!

  
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Mar 06 2017 (01:31)
11neeraj96   67 blog posts   252 correct pred (59% accurate)
Re# 2187416-1            Tags   Past Edits
Hello..sir... what is HOG and EOG??
  
General Travel
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Jan 27 2017 (13:44)   12236/New Delhi - Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express

बरौनी लखनऊ एक्सप्रेस~   8198 blog posts   119 correct pred (74% accurate)
Entry# 2142228            Tags   Past Edits
New Delhi Lucknow ke bich aur speed up possible nahi hai kya ?? Rajdhani hokar baki train jitna time leti hai..

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Feb 26 2017 (00:52)
jaideepganguly~   471 blog posts   386 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 2142228-15            Tags   Past Edits
Too much stress on a single TKD WDP-4. Loco should be and can be distributed, hence increasing the speed. It could be like: NDLS - BSB: GZB WAP-7/5, BSB - DBRG: SGUJ WDP-4B OR D
  
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Feb 24 2017 (10:14)   LMG/Lumding Junction (5 PFs)

jaideepganguly~   471 blog posts   386 correct pred (64% accurate)
Entry# 2176512            Tags   Past Edits
Junction point for DMV and NHLF/DMR
Departure: Thu Jan 12 2017 @ 20:50
12445/Uttar Sampark Kranti Express (PT)
Trip# 99090    Traveller: jaideepganguly~    Linked PNR Entry# 2072366
Class: Sleeper - SL
From: NDLS/New Delhi
To: SVDK/Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra
8 wishes
Happy Journey HJ HJ HJ Happy journey HJ Happy journey HJ
TRIP HAS ENDED.
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Jan 12 2017 (16:16)
Priyarani0011~   473 blog posts   18173 correct pred (89% accurate)
Re# 2072366-1            Tags   Past Edits
50 50 chances..

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Jan 12 2017 (23:59)
jaideepganguly~   471 blog posts   386 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 2072366-3            Tags   Past Edits
Arre sirji!!....I had to cancel my trip. My friends have gone on this trip. Mata ne bulawa cancel kar diya!! :'((

  
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Jan 13 2017 (00:06)
jaideepganguly~   471 blog posts   386 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 2072366-4            Tags   Past Edits
TRIP HAS ENDED.
Ending this trip, as I could not go on this trip, due a weird problem at the household. "Hey Maa.....pls bulaao"!!
TRIP HAS ENDED.
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Jan 08 2017 (21:01)
jaideepganguly~   471 blog posts   386 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 2113247-25            Tags   Past Edits
HJ, bro!!

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Jan 08 2017 (21:25)
12625 Kerala Express~   4370 blog posts   1217 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 2113247-28            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks Bhai

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Jan 08 2017 (23:36)
jaideepganguly~   471 blog posts   386 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 2113247-35            Tags   Past Edits
No pics of the Wappie?? :'( :'( :'( :'(

  
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Jan 09 2017 (05:02)
12625 Kerala Express~   4370 blog posts   1217 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 2113247-36            Tags   Past Edits
Forgot to take bro. :(

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Amenities
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Mar 25 2014 (04:48)   BYNR/Byndoor Mookambika Road (1 PFs)

shivasuta   5 blog posts
Entry# 1035240            Tags   Past Edits
This is a halt station. No signals, no station master. Please be quick in alighting.

  
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Jan 08 2017 (21:00)
jaideepganguly~   471 blog posts   386 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 1035240-1            Tags   Past Edits
Awesome!! Keep them coming!!
  
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Dec 26 2016 (17:14)   12372/Jaisalmer - Howrah SF Express

jaideepganguly~   471 blog posts   386 correct pred (64% accurate)
Entry# 2105786            Tags   Past Edits
I travelled recently in this train between DLI to GAYA, class 2A [pls search for Trip # 100497 for further details] and here are my reviews about it, in the primary lines of speed, Punctuality, Safety, Railfanning and Cleanliness:-
Speed:-
Between JSM to MGS the train does an average speed of approximately 85 to 90 km/h with the upper limit increasing by 10 to 15 km/h. The MGS WDM3A does a wonderful job of hauling the 23 coach beauty, so no complaints whatsoever, however the real fun starts post MGS, when
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the wappie is at the helm of affairs, with the average speed notching well above 100 km/h, so speed is never a downside of the train.
Punctuality:-
In this department, the train I believe is a victim of some weird orders of the railway management. I am yet not been able to decipher as to why the train leaves at a delay of approx 30 min to an hour at source (JSM). Furthermore this delay continues and only aggravates down the line. Arrival at Delhi is a good 1hr 50 min delay and so on, which only worsens. At SBB, the train is made to stand at a loop line and give way to all east bound Rajdhanii's and proceed. This so called "insult" was a bit tough for me to digest!! I don't know why, but that's me!! So, yes punctuality will be a concern. In case you are planning to travel by this train, plan with a delay of atleast 6 hours in case you are heading post MGS (I did it for my part)
Safety:-
The gentry travelling in this train (atleast in class 2A, if nothing else) was decent enough, with a majority being inhabitants of either the state of Bihar or Rajasthan, this would be my personal thinking, I may be wrong though, please do let me know. However, since the rake belongs to the HWH yard the entire staff was bengali, which was a very nice to know.
Railfanning:-
This is surely one area where this train outshines or I could say eclipses some of its weak-points of punctuality. I could see the stations of BSB, KEI and above all, the massive rail bridge of the Ganges, just outside KEI, however between BSB and KEI the train while passing through the city passes over some planks of bridges without any thing to its sides, which is sometimes, pretty scary, (yes I am a bit scared of heights, so you can laugh at me!!) However overall the train is an absolute treat for rail lovers like myself, wherein I could see the actual loco change happening, the bridge over the river ganges etc.
Cleanliness:-
I would say that the train had pretty nice amount of clean AC 2A coaches, (not as clean as the Punjab mail), but they were decent.
Final Verdict:-
The final verdict for choosing this train would on a single factor:
Timing or The Journey itself.
If you want to reach your destination almost AS FAST AS POSSIBLE without a damn for anything else, then STAY AWAY from this train, as the train is usually delayed heavily.
or
If you want to reach your destination quickly however also want to enjoy the journey in itself, having a look of the en-route stations, then this train can be an option just after Poorva or Kalka.

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Dec 26 2016 (18:12)
jaideepganguly~   471 blog posts   386 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 2105786-4            Tags   Past Edits
arre, sir simply fundoo!! Even me also curious for the same.....HPU-MB-BE route, as many trains will impacted on this one, especially the 12436/12236 Raj. Lets see what happens!!

  
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Dec 28 2016 (16:45)
Dipanjan Das~   1538 blog posts   64 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 2105786-5            Tags   Past Edits
The "Gentleman" Who Planned The Schedule For This Train Should Be Privileged With "NOBLE PRIZE". This Train Passes Through The Dessert Corridor [ JU-JSM] In Darkness In Either Way.... Also Reaching JSM At Midnight [ Even If Reaches On Time] Is Weird. For Me It's Clear. If Someday I'm Traveling To JSM From Calcutta, I Will Rather Take A Flight To Delhi And Then Board MALANI Exp Which Serves My Cause

  
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Dec 29 2016 (10:41)
jaideepganguly~   471 blog posts   386 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 2105786-6            Tags   Past Edits
Dipanjan sir, I believe, the train was primarily targeted to ease the traffic load on primary east line from Kolkata to Delhi and vice versa and the extension from DLI to JSM, looks like an after thought to me (atleast this is clear from the time table), meaning this wasn't planned previously but railways went ahead with this extension much later, something like in the case of Avadh Assam Express from DLI to LGH. But yes the gentleman seriously deserves a noble prize for sure for the schedule planned.

  
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Dec 30 2016 (11:22)
Dipanjan Das~   1538 blog posts   64 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 2105786-7            Tags   Past Edits
No. This Train Was Declared As HWH-JSM Exp Only

  
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Dec 30 2016 (12:24)
Saurabh®~   1537 blog posts   36 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 2105786-8            Tags   Past Edits
This is best train for dli- jsm and runs like a beast. I am praying for past 2-3 budgets that its frequency be increased so that I can visit jsm in broad daylight en route, but its not happening

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★★★  Rail Fanning
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Dec 26 2016 (16:20)   13122/Ghazipur City - Kolkata Weekly Express | GCT/Ghazipur City (3 PFs) | JHS/WDM-3A/16362

mr wayne ®©~   1611 blog posts   122 correct pred (77% accurate)
Entry# 2105697            Tags   Past Edits
***********First Capture**********
Serious Offlink Jhansi(NCR) WDM-3A 16362 hauling both the UP & DOWN 13121/22 Weekly Express.
After a serious long wait finally captured the unwaited Ghazipur City-Kolkata Weekly Express as it arrived in a "foggy" afternoon at Ghazipur City unwantedly rescheduled for 2+ Hours. on its first normal departure.
I do not know why members update the train without proir knowledge. This one has
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no rake sharing with Shabd Bhedi and with diffirent coach composition... also coaches were old but purely ER marked. Thanks to the travellers that even general coaches were clean from inside as captured.
Captured every aspect of the train boards the loco.
## WDM 3A arriving while me and my partner "DOG" eagerly waiting.
## Insights of general coach clean and well maintained.
************** ©bruce wayne ****************
Enjoy Guys...

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Dec 26 2016 (18:42)
jaideepganguly~   471 blog posts   386 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 2105697-28            Tags   Past Edits
Super Pics, Bruce sir!! Just one quick question, this looks like the handiwork of a DSLR. You must Manually first uploading the pics to IRI and then linking them with this train?? Is it this way?? I am also the planning something similar. Please do let me know.

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Dec 26 2016 (18:59)
mr wayne ®©~   1611 blog posts   122 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 2105697-32            Tags   Past Edits
nope....i just posted it in forum than linked some of the pics with the train...and before me 2-3 were linked by other members or admins...that you can also do it in the forum....
not DSLR just clicked from my fone only... and if it seems nice thanks thanks to you for comlimenting me ....its a great reward..
to get complimented.
.!!!

  
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Dec 26 2016 (20:49)
jaideepganguly~   471 blog posts   386 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 2105697-36            Tags   Past Edits
Bruce sir, if this is handiwork of your "fone", then I must say its definitely MASSIVE!!!!! Its pretty close the work of a DSLR, though I am extremely bad at taking pics myself, but these look stunning!! If it is the work of your phone, then I also know the work around as well!! Thanks a ton, for your revert back, sir!!
Regards,
Jaideep

  
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Dec 26 2016 (22:21)
mr wayne ®©~   1611 blog posts   122 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 2105697-37            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks a million ton sir...!!!! for your grace....this was best compliment on IRI till date....highly obliged....
and never think of foul...i am always there for everyone....there is no such thing for me to hide....just share and spread..!!😃😃😊😊

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Timeline
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Dec 26 2016 (18:26)   Ghazipur City - Kolkata Weekly Express/13122   Train - Add Pic

mr wayne ®©~   103 Conf TLs   28 Void TLs
Blog Entry# 2105697-0

Dec 26 2016 (16:35)   (previous value)
Timeline Entry# 1109145
by: mr wayne ®©~

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Dec 26 2016 (18:38)
jaideepganguly~   471 blog posts   386 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 2105867-3            Tags   Past Edits
Hahahahaa!!!!!.....Nice One!!

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