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Blog Posts by Dr Vinod Narayanan
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Sep 18 2011 (15:11)   12432/Nizamuddin - Thiruvananthapuram Central Rajdhani Express
 

Dr Vinod Narayanan   10 blog posts
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We plan to board this train in Mangalore. I would like to know if dinner would be served to us? Kindly let me know if there is a first class coupe for 2 people ?

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Sep 19 2011 (15:51)
Dr Vinod Narayanan   10 blog posts
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Thanks to all my friends here for giving me a detailed information. Hope there is less rush during this season. This is my first journey in Raj and I planned my journey specifically to board this train as it is the new LHB rakes. Saw the new rakes on YouTube posted by Indianrailways. This guy has a great knack for taking some excellent videos.
So the timing for Raj at Mangalore during January would be 5:30 pm. When does this reach Kollam in the morning?

  
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Sep 19 2011 (15:57)
ಅಶೋಕ್ अशोक Ashok*^~   18294 blog posts   38071 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 239688-19            Tags   Past Edits
7:48 am arrival at Kollam.

  
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Sep 19 2011 (16:06)
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Ashok, 7:48 timing is till Oct 31st.
@ Vinod Sir, Rajdhani will reach Kollam around 3:45-4:15 am... Timing i am not sure is beacause since Kollam stoppage was introduced to Rajdhani, it was following the monsoon timings. When i travelled in this train in January, train skipped Kollam Jn around this time. It will reach ERS by 0100 hrs.

  
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Sep 19 2011 (16:32)
Dr Vinod Narayanan   10 blog posts
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Thanks Mr.Roshan.

  
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Sep 22 2011 (23:44)
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lol you are boarding this train for dinner? jesus

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Sep 20 2011 (17:49)  
 

Dr Vinod Narayanan   10 blog posts
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Hello Everyone.
Was wondering why do we need to run the EOG in Rajdhani and Shatabdi with Diesel Generators. Is it not possible to connect them to the engine for power in electrified sections and run them on diesel only on non-electrified sections? Saves a lot of precious fuel.
I do not know if this has been discussed before. I had joined only recently.

  
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Sep 20 2011 (17:52)
Surat BDTS Intercity the DON of WR~   5778 blog posts   225 correct pred (68% accurate)
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The proble is of electric locomotives.They get limited due to other train usages.
You will not belive that Mumbai-Ahmedabad route is totally Electrified but still Bandra-Delhi sarai rohilla garibrath express runs the whole route on diesel engine

  
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Sep 20 2011 (17:55)
ArkChat921*^~   5974 blog posts   3431 correct pred (60% accurate)
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The recently introduced HOG (Head On Generator) WAP 7 is used for generating power to the whole rakes of Shatabdi/Duronto?Garib Rath/Rajdhani. The trains being carried by this particular loco dosent need any EOG (the EOG's are switched off during journey). We can hope to see more of such HOG's in the future..

  
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Sep 20 2011 (18:21)
Dr Vinod Narayanan   10 blog posts
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That is good. I feel this should be implemented ASAP to all the other Raj and Shats. I read this is how the trains in other countries run with the power provided by HOG. Anyways, better late than never. BTW, the new rakes in TVC Raj rocks!!!
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