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Sep 25 2015 (23:37)
Sep 25 2015 (23:37)   Deccan Queen/12123   Train - Rake/Coach Composition

Sabyasachi*^~   1544 Conf TLs   0 Void TLs
ICF Rake; Loco-SRD(HP+Guard)-D9(MST)-D8(MST)-D7(GN)-D6(GN)-D5-D4-D3-PC-C4-C3-C2-C1-D2-D1-GN-D10(HP+Guard)_ C1 and C2 are MST coaches on weekdays and C1 is MST coach on weekends.

Jul 20 2015 (15:59)   (previous value)
Timeline Entry# 459956
by: विश्व नाथ*^
ICF Rake; Loco-SRD(HP+Guard)-D9(MST)-D8(MST)-D7(GN)-D6(GN)-D5-D4-D3-DC-C4-C3-C2-C1-D2-D1-GN-D10(HP+Guard)_ C1 and C2 are MST coaches on weekdays and C1 is MST coach on weekends.
Predictions: 0
confirm: 0
rac: 0
wl: 0
Journey: Mon Oct 10, 2016 @ 21:12
Class: Sleeper - SL   |   Tot Seats: Avbl >151
Travel: BANE/Basni   to   JP/Jaipur Junction   |   317 km / 828 km
14662/Malani Express Slip
Entry# 2019026

Posted by: Sabyasachi*^~   8783 blog posts   173378 correct pred (68% accurate)
PNR: 270-xxxxxxx    |   Similar PNRs
Posted Status as of: Oct 10 2016 (23:05)
Passenger 1: S6,63 [SL]/Coach Position:4 (Booking Status: S6,63,GN)
Total Fare:  665
Please analyze this PNR, and predict the final Charting Status. Thanks.

Latest Status as of: Oct 10 2016 (23:36)
Passenger 1: S6,63 [SL]/Coach Position:4 (Booking Status: S6,63,GN)
Total Fare:  665

Oct 10 2016 (23:08)
Sabyasachi*^~   8783 blog posts   173378 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 2019026-1            Tags   Past Edits
Pls correct the coach position.
SLR-GS-GS-S6-S7-S8-B3-A2-HA2-SLR for this Slip section
★★★  Site Announcement
Mar 29 2016 (10:46)  

moderator*^~   5480 blog posts   20 correct pred (61% accurate)
Entry# 1783059            Tags   Past Edits
Today, we have implemented a new experimental feature called "RailFan Clubs". Some notes:
1. The purpose of this feature is to encourage RailFan meets at local stations, and to enjoy a shared interest in our hobbies/passions. An "RF Club" is essentially like a "group", wherein only members of that "RF Club" can see and post blogs. This way, when planning RF Meets at your local nearby station, you may post and share specific details, and these posts will NOT be public. ONLY members of that Club can read/write posts.
Each station is associated with one "Station RF Club". All Stations in a Division are associated with ONE "Divisional RF Club. All Stations in a Zone are associated with ONE "Zonal RF Club".
3. When you join a Station RF Club, you also automatically become a member of the corresponding Divisional RF Club and the Zonal RF Club.
4. You may post blogs to your Station RF Club to communicate with, organize meets for that Station's club members. If you wish to reach out to all members of that Division, then you may post to your corresponding Divisional RF Club. When you post to your Zonal RF Club, all members of all stations in that zone can see/reply to your posts.
5. It is not necessary that you need to join the RF Club of a major station. As explained above, even if you join your small local "Station RF Club", you are automatically also a member of the Divisional RF Club & Zonal RF Club.
6. You can only join the Station RF Club of the "Nearest Station" & "Home Station" as in your profile.
7. There is ONLY "RF Club Forum" which consolidates all posts from all Clubs that you are a member of. You can filter to see posts of only a specific Club. When you use the Filter, the Right-hand margin will have a list of members of that specific RF Club.
8. IRI Admins will be able add individual members to their RF Clubs (if requested).
9. Although RF Club posts are not public, they will be moderated and subject to the SAME Forum guidelines as in our public Forums. Offensive language and other abusive conduct will NOT not be permitted. In this respect, the "RF Clubs" are different from other Groups that may be seen on other social media sites.
This is an experimental feature, and will be modified/enhanced depending on uptake. Some features coming soon:
1. Calendar of meets of RF Clubs.
2. Option to "make public" individual Club posts - so that it will appear in the General Forum.
3. Modification of the ChatRoom to integrate better with RF Clubs, so that it is more useful (than it is now).
Please try it out. Feedback is welcome. Thanks.

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Apr 23 2016 (12:59)
Sabyasachi*^~   8783 blog posts   173378 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1783059-233            Tags   Past Edits
Just putting down few questions.
1) if Home and Nearest station are parametres for Zonal RF Clubs, what if i'm interested about other members posting pics and vdo's from other stations down south?
2) Do I have options to add myself to other RF clubs down South/West.
3) I can have my admirer of my pics and vdo's from MAO; how then he will
be able to see my post (without myself privately inviting him to see)
4) Also i want my pics to reach out to other Zonal members. How do i post my blog?

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Mar 24 2016 (21:17)
Sabyasachi*^~   8783 blog posts   173378 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1773835-1            Tags   Past Edits
Just about to commence the journey on a train that rated not so good. Even 2.7/5 is extremely bad for such a long distance train.
However, lets see what's in store for us.

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★★★  Rail Fanning
Feb 01 2016 (12:23)   25657/Kanchanjunga Express

জয়দীপ JOYDEEP जय़दीप*^~   7281 blog posts   112 correct pred (73% accurate)
Entry# 1726326            Tags   Past Edits
Kanchanjunga exp standing at pf 1
click here

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Feb 01 2016 (23:26)
Sabyasachi*^~   8783 blog posts   173378 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1726326-9            Tags   Past Edits
I think Sdah Ghy is 4 days with 15657/8
Sdah - Silchar is 25657/8 for 3 days.
★★  Rail Fanning
Jan 15 2016 (00:01)   RE/Rewari Junction (8 PFs)

Sabyasachi*^~   8783 blog posts   173378 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 1711204            Tags   Past Edits
FAIRIE QUEEN - The name says it all and the glorified History it carries within involving us since 1857.
Heritage , Guiness Book of Records are the coveted rewards conferred to her signifies the glory and history together.

Jan 15 2016 (11:29)
Jhelum*^~   3011 blog posts   9858 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 1711204-1            Tags   Past Edits
is it open for public or permission is comlpulsory ?

Jan 15 2016 (23:02)
Sabyasachi*^~   8783 blog posts   173378 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1711204-2            Tags   Past Edits
Yes. Open to Public. No permissions reqd.
★★★  Rail Fanning
Dec 26 2015 (22:58)   12859/Gitanjali Express (PT) | BSL/Bhusaval Junction (8 PFs) | BSL/WAM-4/21234

Guest: 7fc2d599   show all posts
Entry# 1692812            Tags   Past Edits
******** 1992 Video of Geetanjali Exp *********
OLD is always Gold.
Old makes us Nostalgic too.
Shared the Video of departure of 12859 Geetanjali Exp from BSL towards HWH with BSL WAM-4 in Charge on July 1992
twin tone honking of WAM-4. The warrior of IR.
Credit of the Video: Mr Mani Vijay
My gratitude to Mani Vijay Sir for presenting this awesome video of this Legendary Train of Indian Railways .

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Jan 04 2016 (23:17)
Sabyasachi*^~   8783 blog posts   173378 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1692812-16            Tags   Past Edits
I presume giving respect to the elderly statesman of IRFCA and a highly respected RailFan in terms of his age and experience would have been appropriate while giving credit to his Videos.

Jan 04 2016 (23:50)
Guest: 7fc2c5fc   show all posts
Re# 1692812-17            Tags   Past Edits
Done Sir :)
★★  Rail Fanning
Nov 28 2015 (15:29)  

Sabyasachi*^~   8783 blog posts   173378 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 1664359            Tags   Past Edits
Sourabh Bardhan trying hard to get the Semaphore going but had to give up after lot of effort and exhausted thereafter. I thought a simple pose would be easier.
Captured at REWARI STEAM Loco Shed.
★★★  General Travel
Nov 20 2015 (19:05)   58426/Bhubaneswar - Kendujhargarh Fast Passenger (UnReserved) | CTC/Cuttack Junction (5 PFs)

SajidCuttack   25 blog posts   16 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 1655909            Tags   Past Edits
Mahanadi rail bridge

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Nov 20 2015 (22:34)
Sabyasachi*^~   8783 blog posts   173378 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1655909-2            Tags   Past Edits
Right one is the new Bridge for the Dn trains, right?

Nov 20 2015 (23:11)
Afraaz suhail 🚂🚄🚅~   4016 blog posts   573 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 1655909-3            Tags   Past Edits
Yess new one

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Nov 23 2015 (22:53)
SajidCuttack   25 blog posts   16 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 1655909-5            Tags   Past Edits
yes sir
★★★  Rail Fanning
May 03 2015 (00:41)   12301/Howrah - New Delhi Rajdhani Express (via Gaya) | NDLS/New Delhi (16 PFs)

Katni Grade Separator~   1743 blog posts   3538 correct pred (85% accurate)
Entry# 1452291            Tags   Past Edits
There are 21 pairs of Rajdhani Trains running at present.
After the introduction of Duronto trains in 2010 by the then Rail Minister, Mamata Banerjee, everyone thought that this train would lose its priority.
But honestly saying and asking, that these trains have been able to keep pace with the Duronto and Premium Trains.
Moreover, a #Duronto train is a second option for
a passenger, #Rajdhani train at first.
Very few Duronto trains are able to run with great popularity like Mumbai Duronto, Howrah Duronto, Allahabad Duronto, Chennai Duronto.
Comment on your favourite Rajdhani.......
not just #railfanning but train which offers best comfort with max. priority.
* August Kranti Rajdhani Express/12953
*Howrah - New Delhi Rajdhani Express (via Gaya)/12301
* Howrah - New Delhi Rajdhani Express (via Patna)/12305
* Rajendra Nagar Patna - New Delhi Rajdhani Express/12309
* 12313/Sealdah - New Delhi Rajdhani Express
* Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express (via Adra)/22811
* Dibrugarh Town-NewDelhi Rajdhani Express/12423
* New Delhi-Jammu Tawi Rajdhani Express/12425
* Bengaluru City-Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express/22691
* Trivandrum Central-H Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express/12431
* Chennai Central-Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express/12433
* Dibrugarh Town - New Delhi Rajdhani Express/12435
* Secunderabad - Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express/12437
* Ranchi - New Delhi Rajdhani Express (via Bokaro)/12439
* Bilaspur - New Delhi Rajdhani Express/12441
* Ranchi-New Delhi Rajdhani Express (via Daltonganj)/12453
* Mumbai Central - New Delhi Rajdhani Express/12951
* Swarna Jayanti Rajdhani Express/12957
* Dibrugarh - New Delhi Rajdhani Express/12235
* Bengaluru City-H. Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express/22693
* Bhubaneswar-NewDelhi Rajdhani Express (via Bokaro)/22823
__________________________________________________ _
* Madgaon - Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin Goa Rajdhani Express/22413
__________________________________________________ _
Fastest UP Rajdhanis according to their average speed :
1. Mumbai Central - New Delhi Rajdhani Express/12951. ----- 88 km/h ...... (Note :- Speeded up by 25 minutes from October, 2015).
2. Howrah - New Delhi Rajdhani Express (via Gaya)/12301. ----- 84 km/h
3. 12313/Sealdah - New Delhi Rajdhani Express ----- 82 km/h
4 & 5. 12953/August Kranti Rajdhani Express ,
12309/Rajendra Nagar Patna - New Delhi Rajdhani Express ----- 79 km/h
Credits :- Hats off to the original #photographer s
Some of my blog posts on Rajdhani & Durontos:-
12301/Howrah - New Delhi Rajdhani Express (via Gaya)- /blog/post/1395146
12310/New Delhi-Rajendra Nagar Patna Rajdhani Express- /blog/post/1410332
12314/New Delhi - Sealdah Rajdhani Express- /blog/post/1400174
12260/New Delhi - Sealdah AC Duronto Express- /blog/post/1400167
12305/Howrah - New Delhi Rajdhani Express (via Patna)- /blog/post/1397988

142 posts - Sat Nov 21, 2015

Nov 21 2015 (10:12)
Aditya*^~   4323 blog posts   2413 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1452291-162            Tags   Past Edits
first and only train with wifi

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Nov 21 2015 (10:21)
Katni Grade Separator~   1743 blog posts   3538 correct pred (85% accurate)
Re# 1452291-164            Tags   Past Edits
But most of the shatabdis do offer free wifi.

Nov 21 2015 (19:09)
Sabyasachi*^~   8783 blog posts   173378 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1452291-165            Tags   Past Edits
I'm not aware.
Kindly provide names of all such Shatabdi's where onboard pax is provided free Wifi Internet during their entire travel time.

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Nov 21 2015 (22:57)
Sabyasachi*^~   8783 blog posts   173378 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1452291-183            Tags   Past Edits
I have travelled myself in HWH RAJ on 20th October and BCT RAJ in 22nd October.
As per my experience, only 2 things separate them.
Food of Howrah Raj(12301) is fabulous and served hot and 2ndly WIFI.
Else both are rhe real KING of IR in terms of class,quality of travel, maintenance,priority, speed and the staff.
Raj is slightly ahead of BCT RAJ with only the above 2 factors mentioned above else nothing else separates them.
N.B:- pls don't drag BPL SHATABDI here in comparison as we are comparing only RAJ's.

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Nov 21 2015 (23:59)
Katni Grade Separator~   1743 blog posts   3538 correct pred (85% accurate)
Re# 1452291-185            Tags   Past Edits
So thats the condition u r mentioning below..... not comparing BPL Shatabdi...

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