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Blog Posts by Manavalan
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Sep 27 2011 (15:09)  

achyuthkumar   11 blog posts   831 correct pred (59% accurate)
Entry# 244335            Tags   Past Edits
Yesterday when I am traveling from Kacheguda to yeswanthapur some one pulled chain in some bogie how driver knows chain is pulled how automatically trains stops

3 posts - Tue Sep 27, 2011

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Sep 27 2011 (15:46)
Guest: 4562b070   show all posts
Re# 244335-6            Tags   Past Edits
hOW the driver know that chain has been pulled in which coach and do all the trains has this system.

Sep 27 2011 (15:49)
Manavalan   21 blog posts
Re# 244335-7            Tags   Past Edits
first of all the air will be released and when this air is getting released a butterly valve that is present in all coaches will be turned on and it will push a lever at the end of the compartment. By looking the lever whether released or not we can know the compartment

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Sep 27 2011 (15:53)
Manavalan   21 blog posts
Re# 244335-9            Tags   Past Edits
Good one sir.. nicely explained. Its having a red light indicator in the brake pressure gauge.

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Sep 27 2011 (16:07)
Manavalan   21 blog posts
Re# 244335-11            Tags   Past Edits
all trains including rajs are following this procedure

Sep 27 2011 (16:13)
Guest: 4562b070   show all posts
Re# 244335-12            Tags   Past Edits
this is also said that after regular chain pulling if driver wants he can withdraw this facility.

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Sep 27 2011 (15:21)  

Manavalan   21 blog posts
Entry# 244343            Tags   Past Edits
Oct 14 1989. Morning around 1245, kerala Express was given green signal to roll out from Kollam Jn to NDLS. Me and my Partner Mr Ranganathan were in charge of the loco and we were given caution order at 28 km to 30 km. for which the speed limit was 5 kmph. we were speeding up at 50kmph till 27km and then Mr Ranganathan LP ordered me to lower the speed and to make it 10 that we can reduce the speed to 5 on entering the 28km post. Speed was reduced and train moved at 10 when we entered the bridge the speed was reduced to 4 kmph and the Kerala Express mighty rolled slowly over the perumon / Ashtamudi Kayal .
scene was heartfelt and still fresh in my mind. The boggies were kept aside on the nearby banks. people were still around the 9 boggies of Island Express that had fallen off the bridge which is said caused by an unknown tornado. The train of 16 boggies slowly rolled of the bridge to the 30 km post and then it speeded up.
Kerala express was the first train that rolled out of Perumon bridge after the tragedy and me and my Senior Ranganathan Sir were in charge of it.
I still remember the incident clearly in my mind.. One of which still haunts me in my life... The terror Ashtamudi bridge smiles at each locos that pass by it and Only it became a grave of 8 boggies of Island Express.
Pic is from the net.

10 posts - Tue Sep 27, 2011

Sep 27 2011 (15:36)
Guest: 6060e211   show all posts
Re# 244343-11            Tags   Past Edits
Was the bridge closed for 15 months?

Sep 27 2011 (15:43)
Tejas*^~   6399 blog posts   4338 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 244343-12            Tags   Past Edits
thanks for giving insights abt this unfortunate tragedy sir..
If i may also add, its our pleasure to officially have u on our site.

Sep 27 2011 (15:44)
Manavalan   21 blog posts
Re# 244343-13            Tags   Past Edits
bridge was closed and construction works took nearly 13 -14 months and 15th month it was commissioned. Till then the trains used to run till Ochira/ Kayamkulam and passengers were shifted to Kollam and journey resumed.

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Sep 27 2011 (15:45)
Manavalan   21 blog posts
Re# 244343-15            Tags   Past Edits
the present old bridge was the place where the incident occured and stands as a monument of incident

Sep 27 2011 (15:46)
Manavalan   21 blog posts
Re# 244343-16            Tags   Past Edits
thats my blog.. thanks
Sep 26 2011 (21:31)  

PKV*^~   19081 blog posts   72 correct pred (79% accurate)
Entry# 243921            Tags   Past Edits
i had mentioned the other day the names of several admins who have deserted the site. seeing today's sordid happenings, i too feel that it may not be a bad idea to quit blogging on this site as it threatens to reach an all-time low each day, only for the next day to appear worse than the previous one. there seems to be no end in sight to this unseemly squabbling. i have no intention of carrying out an exercise akin to the blame game. but i do find the atmosphere here quite sickening and disgusting.

51 posts - Tue Sep 27, 2011

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Sep 27 2011 (12:50)
Manavalan   21 blog posts
Re# 243921-115            Tags   Past Edits
its not a matter of apology. Said words and sent arrows cannot be taken back and they will hit the target.
I had posted yesterday and i was made suspended by some admin first time in my more than 1.5 years with this site. I dont blame anyone.
@ all admins
Atleast here after if a blog gets archived, please dont re
open it. Even if u have to say anything just ignore it.. Consider the case of a patient in hospital about to die. U are asked by the Doctor to get medicines. You go out to buy and when u return you find him dead. Still u have the medicine with u. Will it work? What will you do? You keep the medicine side ways and move along.. like that should be the attitude of the archived blogs.
I know advicing young Generation is like pouring water to sea as most youngsters hate this word advice. Even my sons and grandsons hate advices. But take this in the lighter sense. thanks

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Sep 27 2011 (12:57)
Guest: 6060e211   show all posts
Re# 243921-121            Tags   Past Edits
Dont wish to prolong an unwanted discussion with a person who has more knowledge than me.
Yet, I had tendered an apology which went un-used.
I had said right words and right arrows. Before it could hit target,some other came in the middle and it had struck them. Is the target wrong or the path of the arrow?
I again apologize for my words
if it had targetted you.

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Sep 27 2011 (13:00)
Manavalan   21 blog posts
Re# 243921-123            Tags   Past Edits
anyways keep the best spirt all...
have a wonderful time ahead

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Sep 27 2011 (13:15)
Manavalan   21 blog posts
Re# 243921-132            Tags   Past Edits
my personal opinion: please archive this blog and continue in the admins page.

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Sep 27 2011 (14:44)
S K Jain*^~   6357 blog posts   8553 correct pred (85% accurate)
Re# 243921-159            Tags   Past Edits
You, being not an Admin, have opined perfectly.
Yet, let such vies further come in, we will certainly do it. Else, if it goes ugly again, that shall instantaneously be done, please.
Thanks, it was great!

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Sep 27 2011 (12:59)  

toad811   220 blog posts   1064 correct pred (62% accurate)
Entry# 244240            Tags   Past Edits
Hi All,
I am planning a holiday trip to Goa , till which stn. should i book my ticket to? I mean Madgao, Panjim, Margaon etc...

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Sep 27 2011 (13:10)
Manavalan   21 blog posts
Re# 244240-6            Tags   Past Edits
guess konkan kanya will be a better option

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