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Blog Posts by N S Reddy
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General Travel
Dec 29 2015 (23:42)  

N S Reddy   9 blog posts
Entry# 1695733            Tags   Past Edits
GNT should have a direct train(Day journey) towards NLR. Passengers in this area suffering a lot since the introduction rail services before independence( before 1947) as they are deprived of this small facility of direct day time train from GNT towards NLR/GDR.
Lot of developments in and around GUNTUR like BG conversation of all meter gauge lines,formation of GUNTUR DIVISION etc. But till date no direct train between GNT...GDR(day journey). I didn't this is an uphill task for Railway Authorities
N S Reddy

Dec 29 2015 (23:54)
17255 NS HYB EXP with GYWDP4D   744 blog posts   179 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1695733-1            Tags   Past Edits
I think sc tpty intercity via gnt gdr will be perfect
General Travel
Dec 13 2015 (17:46)  

N S Reddy   9 blog posts
Entry# 1678725            Tags   Past Edits
Guntur is one of the main junction in SCR also Divisional HQ of GUNTUR DVN and Capital District. of Andhra Pradesh.
As on today this junction do not have a day journey connectivity(Direct train from GNT)towards Ongole/Nellore and beyond. There is not even a single passenger train during day time (0500 hrs - 1700 hrs) to cater the earnest need of passengers in and around Guntur . For short journey between Guntur..OGL ,GNT..NLR and enroute stations passengers are at mercy of Road journey only.
KEEPING in view the major Daily traffic flow in this route,Railway Authorities will realize the earnest need of introducing a direct passenger train(Express/Pass) between GNT..NLR/TPTY during day time.
N S Reddy

Dec 19 2015 (17:26)
Boxer Bhai   38833 blog posts   12690 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 1678725-1            Tags   Past Edits
genuie demand one passenger and ICE should be there
gnt-nlr fast passenger and gnt-tpty ICE
Rail Budget
Dec 08 2015 (18:27)  

N S Reddy   9 blog posts
Entry# 1674471            Tags   Past Edits
Restoration of 10 km lengthabondened BG line between Vejandla(in GNT..TEL SECTION). and Tsundur(TEL-BPP section) is very much need of the day as it opens the doors for putting GNT/NGNT station on the main line. More express trains can be diverted on this route via NGNT/GNT stations reducing traffic congestion on TEL junction for Goods trains also.
Keeping in view the growing importance of Guntur City(Capital District of Andra Pradesh) RESTORATION of this small stretch will be a vital in GNT Division of SCR.
Hope our Political leaders and all concerned will put their BEST EFFORTS to restore VEJANDLA--TSUNDUR line.
N S Reddy

14 posts - Tue Dec 08, 2015

Dec 08 2015 (19:57)
108 years of Electric operations on IR~   2520 blog posts
Re# 1674471-15            Tags   Past Edits
But there isn't any real benefit from this bypass. TEL is not a very busy junction and the distance saved is also barely 15 km. Besides, TEL is a good transfer point for passengers to get connections to BZA instead of waiting till the train reaches Guntur, so there is no advantage of skipping TEL to save such a short distance.
Trains going from Guntur towards south do not even need a reversal at TEL, so TEL is is no way causing inconvenience to trains towards GNT. GNT -TEL doubling and MPS increase is more than enough to improve run times of several trains and increase capacity.
The original Tsunduru-Vejendla section was also abandoned for this reason only, as SCR found no use of continuing this line as there was no scope to increase any revenue nor was it helping in providing more coverage ( as it was skipping the only major station near it ), and the freight traffic on these routes was also not much. At this point, this does not give any benefit to GNT.

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Dec 09 2015 (00:04)
N S Reddy   9 blog posts
Re# 1674471-17            Tags   Past Edits
It is not Circles Express ,it is CIRCAR Express running between COA(Kakinada Port) and Madras Beach via TEL-GNT-BZA-GDV-BVRT.
Now this train runs between COA-MS(Chennai Egmore) in the same route via TEL-NGNT-BZA-GDV_BVRT.
Till 1977 CIRCAR Express was the only train running in GNT--GDR section.
Initially this train pass through
GNT-TEL section.
. Later only to provide a short route for CIRCAR Express, this chord line between VEJANDLA..TSUNDUR was constructed bypassing TEL junction.
During 1976 due to political pressure from then MP of TENALI,this CIRCAR Express was rerouted to run via previous route. Because of this, this chord line between VEJANDLA and TSundur was used to run only Goods trains now and then. Later on because of no traffic this chord line was abondened due to maintenance constraints.
But now the total scenario changed . Now lot of traffic in GNT- GDR section section and increasing in Geometric Progression.
Hence the restoration of this small link(10km) between VEJANDLA- TSUNDUR is very .ugh need of the day

Dec 09 2015 (00:21)
N S Reddy   9 blog posts
Re# 1674471-18            Tags   Past Edits
Initially it used to run via BZA-GNT-TEL only. Later on after completion of NDKD-Bibinagar route+BG conversion of GNT-MCLA route, HYB-MAS express was diverted via GNT and CIRCAR Express was routed to run through BZA- TEL direct. And again recently to was routed back to run through NGNT-TEL section

Dec 09 2015 (00:47)
108 years of Electric operations on IR~   2520 blog posts
Re# 1674471-19            Tags   Past Edits
But what will be the benefit with this short line? Bypass lines are usually constructed to bypass busy, congested stations or to avoid reversals. TEL is neither congested, nor do trains from south towards GNT need a reversal at TEL. This line will not even help decrease congestion as instead of waiting at TEL for mainline clearance, now trains will have to wait in the outer of some small station for clearance. While it does save around 30 min journey time, it is also skipping a major junction where a lot of passengers get down to transfer to other trains. I feel there is no practical benefit of skipping TEL to save 15 km.
Currently, about 34 trains
run daily in the TEL-GNT section ( including UP and DN trains and merging weekly trains running in the same slot into one train). While that is high for a single line, it's very less for a double section. Once this line is doubled, more trains can be run on GNT-TEL without fear of congestion and once the MPS on the BZA-GNT-TEL section is increased, then run time can also be reduced.

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Dec 09 2015 (10:18)
tired f waitng4d PR SCRs train gets LHB rake~   1790 blog posts   36 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 1674471-23            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks fr the clarification.
I can understand ur concern is to provide GNT with much better traffic of south bound trains by providing the 10kms abandoned linkage which reduces the little round about in TEL - GNT line therfore skipping TEL. But TEL connectivity is also equally imp as it serves whole Krishna Delta. Moreover doubling of TEL-GNT and MPS increasing in BZA-GNT is already in progress , the prime motive being improving and increasing connectivity to GNT (the new capital area).
Apr 08 2012 (12:25)   12077/Chennai Central - Vijayawada Jan Shatabdi Express

N S Reddy   9 blog posts
Entry# 391670            Tags   Past Edits
Diverting MAS_BZA Janshatabdi Exp via NGNT is a much awaited demand. Some more exp. trains between GDR BZA can be diverted via NGNT so that NGNT stn will become a regular passenger station.
Diversion of One super fast train towards National Capital DELHI (NDLS) is very much essential. I request our hon'ble MPs will make this demand a reality

Apr 08 2012 (12:30)
Guest: 74d049b9   show all posts
Re# 391670-1            Tags   Past Edits
Its a good thing for requesting a train from GNT to NZM...
But diverting present trains via NGT is not a good move.....

Apr 08 2012 (12:30)
Guest: 6060e213   show all posts
Re# 391670-2            Tags   Past Edits
Add's 1 and half hour more for 1 meagre 30 mins journey.

Apr 08 2012 (15:24)
N S Reddy   9 blog posts
Re# 391670-3            Tags   Past Edits
this diversion adds only 30 mts exrea time

Apr 08 2012 (15:27)
Guest: 6060e213   show all posts
Re# 391670-4            Tags   Past Edits
30 mins for each leg. TEL to NGNT and then BZA sums up more than an hour

Apr 08 2012 (15:36)
bhanu teja భాను తేజ   1829 blog posts   133 correct pred (57% accurate)
Re# 391670-5            Tags   Past Edits
Developing NGNT is not a great idea.
It is not convinient to even the localites. This terminal must be used for some other purposes only.
Following should be done to reduce burden on BZA.
BZ-GNT and GNT-NDL doubling(except caves part). Then divert all YPR trains via GNT-NDL. Also Some MAQ, kerala and TN trains(when distance increase is not much). USe GNT as new
terminal. for loco change and staff change.
Use NGNT as frieght point.

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