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★  Rail Fanning
May 20 2017 (00:55)   ASN/Asansol Junction (7 PFs)

Rahul   54 blog posts   10 correct pred (91% accurate)
Entry# 2283779            Tags   Past Edits
Brand new p5 at asansol..clicked on 18/05/2017

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May 20 2017 (11:26)
wap5clw   39 blog posts
Re# 2283779-8            Tags   Past Edits
E locos still not updated 30121 rollout. Lets wait and watch. BTW it looks beautiful. I have always liked WAP-5, livery better than WAP-7. And the disc brakes on WAP-5,s makes it look much more sleek

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May 20 2017 (11:32)
Rahul   54 blog posts   10 correct pred (91% accurate)
Re# 2283779-11            Tags   Past Edits
It is surely 30121..number is not so clear in the picture

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May 20 2017 (11:44)
Benaras trip coming soon in june🙌🙌^~   656 blog posts   50 correct pred (89% accurate)
Re# 2283779-13            Tags   Past Edits
It has been allotted to BRC, check here click here

May 22 2017 (18:59)
♕ ❤️ ⚡ WAP5™ ⚡ ❤️ ♕   6515 blog posts   278 correct pred (91% accurate)
Re# 2283779-14            Tags   Past Edits
30123 - GZB/NR
30124 - GZB/NR
30125 - GZB/NR

May 25 2017 (07:51)
wap5clw   39 blog posts
Re# 2283779-15            Tags   Past Edits
Kya Baat hai Areey Prabhu Dil Kush Kardiya. Mujhe laga yeh BRC ko hi milte rahengay :)
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Feb 14 2017 (23:17)   सफल रहा 200 किमी प्रतिघंटे की रफ्तार वाले रेल इंजन का ट्रायल रन

Saurabh*^~   3087 news posts
Entry# 2164808   News Entry# 293912         Tags   Past Edits
मिशन रफ्तार के तहत रेलवे ने दो सौ किलोमीटर प्रतिघंटे की स्पीड से चलने वाले इंजन का पहला ट्रायल रन कर लिया है। जल्द ही बारह हजार अश्व शक्ति वाले 19 इंजन भारतीय रेलवे के बेड़े में शामिल होंगे। इस इंजन का ट्रायल जर्मनी के सहयोग से किया गया है। इसके बाद यह इंजन जर्मनी की तकनीक पर बिहार के मधेपुरा में रेल इंजन फैक्ट्री में तैयार किये जाएंगे। रेलवे अधिकारियों के अनुसार डबल अश्व शक्ति वाले एक हजार इंजन जर्मनी की तकनीक पर बनाए जाएंगे। अभी तक रेलवे के बेड़े में महज छह हजार अश्व शक्ति वाला ही इंजन है। इस इंजन के सहारे यात्री ट्रेन औसत 30 किमी प्रतिघंटे की रफ्तार से चलती है। जर्मन तकनीक पर आधारित इस इंजन से औसत रफ्तार 80-90 प्रति किमी करने की योजना है।
दें कि ट्रेनों की स्पीड बढ़ाने व ज्यादा कोच वाली ट्रेन चलाने के लिए रेलवे इन दिनों कई ट्रेनों में जरूरत पड़ने पर एक ही ट्रेन में दो-दो इंजन जोड़कर चला रहा है। इसी तरह मालगाड़ी भी दो इंजनों के सहारे चल रही है। लेकिन अब एक ही इंजन ज्यादा से ज्यादा माल वाहक बन सकेगा व ज्यादा से ज्यादा कोच लेकर पूरी ताकत के साथ दो सौ किलोमीटर प्रतिघंटे की रफ्तार से ट्रैक पर दौड़ सकेगा।

भारतीय रेलवे के बेड़े में इंजनों की संख्या
रेलवे मंत्रालय के अधिकारियों के अनुसार 12 हजार अश्व शक्ति वाले एक हजार इंजन तैयार करने का निर्णय रेलवे ने लिया है। यह इंजन डीजल व इलेक्ट्रिक दोनों होंगे। डेडिकेटेट फ्रेट कॉरीडोर तैयार होने के बाद इसे मालगाड़ी में भी प्रयोग किया जाएगा। इस कॉरीडोर पर मालगाड़ी को शिफ्ट करने के बाद ट्रैक भी खाली हो जाएगा। लिहाजा इस इंजन का प्रयोग एक्सप्रेस ट्रेन में करके यात्री ट्रेनों की रफ्तार भी बढ़ाने की योजना रेलवे की है।
भारतीय रेलवे के पास इन दिनों 10,773 इंजन है। इनमें इलेक्ट्रिक 5,016, डीजल इंजन 5,714 और भाप इंजन 43 है। इनमें सबसे अधिक 600 अश्व शक्ति वाले इंजन है। अगले साल तक जर्मनी के सहयोग से 19 इंजन और भारतीय रेलवे के बेड़े में जुड़ जाएंगे।

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Feb 15 2017 (07:29)
wap5clw   39 blog posts
Re# 2164808-8            Tags   Past Edits
Yes they are for the DFC. But Prima will be used on the Eastern Freight Corridor. 2 sheds where these will be based Gomoh & Saharanpur. And there will be new sheds. Ajni shed will be for Hitachi or any other Japanese electric loco which will be used in WDFC.

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Feb 19 2017 (17:37)
wap5clw   39 blog posts
Re# 2164808-12            Tags   Past Edits
Please check the facts carefully Alstom is only going to make freight locos. Prima is a freight loco not a passenger loco. I am happy to be corrected if you show me one official confirmation from IR/Alstom that locos produced would be passenger and freight locos both. Request you to not quote any news links because they are heavily unreliable.

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★★★  General Travel
Feb 14 2017 (23:51)   DLWS/Diesel Locomotive Works Rly Siding Varanasi

rajkamalspj~   618 blog posts   34 correct pred (76% accurate)
Entry# 2164816            Tags   Past Edits
2 compliments
Will CLW make WDPs ? :) Will DLW Made WAP7'S For Howrah?
First electric locomotive WAP-7 built by DLW.

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Feb 15 2017 (07:19)
wap5clw   39 blog posts
Re# 2164816-15            Tags   Past Edits
Don't worry as the electrification is progressing fast there are 2 main developments going to happen. 1st one is also discussed in the forum i.e. Loco sheds would eventually start holding both D & E locos. Also as the demand for e locos increase following steps have been taken for stop gap arrangement to increase production of electric locos as follows DKAE Ancillary unit will focus on assembling of WAG-9,s. DLW will focus on assembling on WAP-7,s. WAP-5,s being a high profile passenger loco would be manufactured in CLW only. Production numbers are expected to increase. As of now their annual production plan with increased production of WAP-7 & WAG-9 which CLW will also make.
If upgradation of WAG-9 to 9000hp
is successful you will also see WAP-7 being upgraded to 9000hp also.

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Feb 16 2017 (11:28)
♕ ❤️ ⚡ WAP5™ ⚡ ❤️ ♕   6515 blog posts   278 correct pred (91% accurate)
Re# 2164816-41            Tags   Past Edits
Nitpicking... WAP7 will not be upgraded but rather a loco with totally new design is likely to be built for high-speed operations.

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★  Rail Fanning
Feb 15 2017 (02:14)   CNB/Kanpur Central (10 PFs)

Kavish~   78 blog posts
Entry# 2164904            Tags   Past Edits
Late running Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duranto's in NR and NCR..
Watch full video compilation: click here
Starting with 23 hrs late Howrah Rajdhani, 16 hrs late lucknow shatabdi, 22 hrs late chennai duranto and many more..

Feb 15 2017 (07:24)
wap5clw   39 blog posts
Re# 2164904-3            Tags   Past Edits
Is pic 2 of BBS Rajdhani ? Because I remember after Rajdhani rakes were t/fed to ECOR. NR had t/fed Original Imported Power Car which was supplied by Alstom LHB to ECOR. Identificator is that power car is in full shatabdi livery unlike ones rolled out by RCF/ICF/RCF RBL which are grey ones with Blue and Red band.

Feb 15 2017 (10:08)
Kavish~   78 blog posts
Re# 2164904-4            Tags   Past Edits
yeah, correct..
it's BBS raj.
Info Update
Feb 11 2017 (08:24)  

wap5clw   39 blog posts
Entry# 2159750            Tags   Past Edits
Hi was going through the forum super search when I realised that the thread which we used to update developments/spotting's WAP-5 has been archived. Just wondering what rules were flouted that the same was closed down. From my prospective its nice to have one consolidated thread where posts related to this mean machine can be posted. If it is okay maybe we can continue with this one.

3 posts - Sat Feb 11, 2017

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Feb 11 2017 (09:47)
JBP ET OHE OMG 😲 SUPPORTS KKR 😎~   12821 blog posts   22 correct pred (42% accurate)
Re# 2159750-8            Tags   Past Edits
U can but just get a permission of mod so that these type of disturbing elements who think they r the king of this site gets to know that other high authorities also exist

Feb 11 2017 (09:59)
©The Dark Lord™~   7144 blog posts
Re# 2159750-9            Tags   Past Edits
kindly report that archived blog & ask the #moderator & the FMs about the reason behind archiving that informative blog. This blog has already been derailed by some naive comments so continuing on this blog wouldn't be a good idea.

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Feb 11 2017 (11:30)
Indian Railways the life line of our Nation~   15205 blog posts   137 correct pred (82% accurate)
Re# 2159750-18            Tags   Past Edits
Us blog ko open karne ka koi faayda nahi hai,open hua to fir sab complains karenge aur fms ko fir archieve karna parega,isiliye bola hu WAP5 naam ka whatsapp group bana lo aur discussiton karo.Hamne apna suggestion de diya,aage tumhari marzi

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Feb 11 2017 (11:40)
Tabbys star and the Alien outpost~   2548 blog posts
Re# 2159750-21            Tags   Past Edits
There is a follow-up blog to the same now. I think Shivam sir started a new thread as the old one had become too large. You can follow it here: /blog/post/2056777
But Arnab sir, and Abdul sir are not very active these days, so prolonged technical discussions have become somewhat less frequent on the thread. Please do join the thread and share. :)

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Feb 11 2017 (11:59)
Saif Ali^~   7500 blog posts   136 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 2159750-39            Tags   Past Edits
Blog Entry Archived.
Blog Derailed
General Travel
Feb 03 2017 (20:07)   12301/Howrah - New Delhi Rajdhani Express (via Gaya)

dipak2002nitw   16 blog posts
Entry# 2150514            Tags   Past Edits
A strange thing happened when I was traveling by this train on 31st Dec'16. It was delayed and left Patna around 10 PM. This train and 12301 entered MGS same time. 12309 was allowed to leave MGS first. At outer signal after leaving MGS, it first stopped and started moving slowly in reverse direction :). I thought It will again go back to MGS. As it was rolling back, 12301 passed on side track and overtook. It continued going back and I thought 12313 would also overtake. Then It stopped going back and after sometime it started again its journey towards NDLS. It reached NDLS after 12301 but ahead of 12313.

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Feb 11 2017 (08:18)
wap5clw   39 blog posts
Re# 2150514-43            Tags   Past Edits
Both HWH and BCT Raj get priority from an operational prospective because they are the oldest running Rajdhani,s. Both Trains run at 130KMPH. The only reason why BCT Raj has a higher Avg speed is because compared to HWH Rajdhani,s its distance from New Delhi is lesser. while 12951/12952 covers a distance of 1384Kms. HWH is farther from New Delhi at 1447 Kms and there is less traffic on NDLS-BCT route when compared NDLS-HWH route. So all this chest beating is nonsense. There are operational reasons behind time scheduling. I am sure once the Eastern DFC & Western DFC is in place avg running time of both trains would further come down.
One of the gentlemen very nicely said that Howrah
Rajdhani has been the test bed for all major technological innovations which happened on the Rajdhani front.

Feb 11 2017 (08:56)
APV*^~   4021 blog posts   1825 correct pred (93% accurate)
Re# 2150514-44            Tags   Past Edits
All those points that you have mentioned are perfectly fine.
But I wrote my opinion (exclusively mine)in my previous blogs.All the trains are fine..😃
Thanks 😃
★  General Travel
Dec 17 2016 (00:06)   12495/Pratap SF Express | KOAA/Kolkata (5 PFs) | GZB/WAP-5/30009

♕ ❤️ ⚡ WAP5™ ⚡ ❤️ ♕   6515 blog posts   278 correct pred (91% accurate)
Entry# 2093596            Tags   Past Edits
It's raining WAP5s in ER!!! :D
In the morning, 30035 left HWH with 12303 Poorva.
Another WAP5, GZB 30009 (ABB) visits KOAA with 12496 BKN-KOAA Pratap Express :D :D
Two WAP5 locos in a single day :D

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Dec 20 2016 (07:45)
wap5clw   39 blog posts
Re# 2093596-7            Tags   Past Edits
2 more WAP-5,s rolled out of CLW for GZB as per the allotment plan which has already been shared. 30109 was rolled out on 1-Dec-16. 30107 & 30108 have also been dispatched and in transit to GZB on 14-Dec-16 and 10-Dec-16 respectively. Now 3 more rollouts left before more of the allocation plan for this class is shared.

Dec 20 2016 (14:32)
♕ ❤️ ⚡ WAP5™ ⚡ ❤️ ♕   6515 blog posts   278 correct pred (91% accurate)
Re# 2093596-8            Tags   Past Edits
Outturn in November : only one
Allocation of 30113 will be decided soon.
Hoping for a better outturn in December.

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Dec 21 2016 (15:48)
♕ ❤️ ⚡ WAP5™ ⚡ ❤️ ♕   6515 blog posts   278 correct pred (91% accurate)
Re# 2093596-12            Tags   Past Edits
30113 has been allotted to GZB/NR. 56th WAP5 locomotive for GZB. BRC is still ahead, with 57 WAP5 locos.

Jan 04 2017 (17:29)
♕ ❤️ ⚡ WAP5™ ⚡ ❤️ ♕   6515 blog posts   278 correct pred (91% accurate)
Re# 2093596-13            Tags   Past Edits
Yet another disappointing month. Outturn in Dec : only one :/
Allocation of 30114 to be decided soon.

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★★★  Rail Fanning
Nov 11 2016 (23:14)   12002/New Delhi - Bhopal Habibganj Shatabdi Express | NDLS/New Delhi (16 PFs) | GZB/WAP-5/30026

Shivam~   3914 blog posts   1163 correct pred (87% accurate)
Entry# 2056777            Tags   Past Edits
Indian Railways: 2nd fastest train, fire incident and moments from Journey.
click here
12002 New Delhi Habibganj(Bhopal) Shatabdi express is a train in Indian Railways that clocks150km/h everyday in its journey, It was the fastest train in Indian Railways for more than 3 decades till Gatimaan express was introduced, on a journey riding the 2nd fastest train of India, a fire incident happened,
when the brakes of our coach were stuck with brake discs, watch how the train resumed its journey courtesy to quick thinking of onboard staff. Also included WAP-5 30026 accelerating with 18 coach shatabdi and hitting 150km/h.

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Dec 29 2016 (08:20)
wap5clw   39 blog posts
Re# 2056777-150            Tags   Past Edits
4 WAP-5,s have been dispatched to GZB in Dec-16. 2 more to go along with 1 to BRC. You have any idea of allocation plan beyond 30113? Also how many WAP-5,s are ready in CLW ?

Dec 29 2016 (10:57)
♕ ❤️ ⚡ WAP5™ ⚡ ❤️ ♕   6515 blog posts   278 correct pred (91% accurate)
Re# 2056777-151            Tags   Past Edits
Well, we will come to know about that next year.

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★★★  Rail Fanning
Dec 17 2015 (23:03)   12924/Nagpur - Indore Express | NGP/Nagpur Junction (8 PFs) | BRC/WAP-5/30077

Shivam~   3914 blog posts   1163 correct pred (87% accurate)
Entry# 1682117            Tags   Past Edits
12924 Nagpur Indore express with an upgraded link for first time
BRC WAP5 #30077 for the first time pulls out Nagpur Indore express out of Nagpur, the train gets BRC WAP4e, but on that day it got WAP-5.
On Youtube!

525 posts - Apr 2016

156 posts - May 2016

21 posts - Jul 2016

328 posts - Aug 2016

62 posts - Oct 2016

2 posts - Sun Nov 06, 2016

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Nov 07 2016 (07:53)
wap5clw   39 blog posts
Re# 1682117-1157            Tags   Past Edits
Don't go by the figures mentioned in the monthly electric loco holding file. If 4 WAP-5,s were rolled out in Sep-16 and 2 in Oct-16 then they would have been updated in the portal. I don't think that there are 6 WAP-5,s waiting at CLW for shed allocation. They hardly have that much area to hold locos once produced.

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Nov 07 2016 (19:13)
♕ ❤️ ⚡ WAP5™ ⚡ ❤️ ♕   6515 blog posts   278 correct pred (91% accurate)
Re# 1682117-1160            Tags   Past Edits
Reply #1159 - Those were September's outturns :P. October's outturn 30111 and 112 yet to be allotted.
I guess the word "outturn" is a tricky word here. The locos which underwent production and are "expected" to be rolled out is what the outturn list (& PDF) shows on elocos.

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Nov 08 2016 (21:07)
♕ ❤️ ⚡ WAP5™ ⚡ ❤️ ♕   6515 blog posts   278 correct pred (91% accurate)
Re# 1682117-1162            Tags   Past Edits
Bad news or good news? :/
I don't feel so good...

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Nov 20 2016 (10:14)
Viral S Bhavsar   1452 blog posts   173 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1682117-1175            Tags   Past Edits
30111 GZB/NR
30112 BRC/WR

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Dec 16 2016 (02:02)
♕ ❤️ ⚡ WAP5™ ⚡ ❤️ ♕   6515 blog posts   278 correct pred (91% accurate)
Re# 1682117-1197            Tags   Past Edits
click here
^ Looks like CLW is going to follow T20 policy.... increasing the run rate towards the end of an innings :P
Main gear - 67 teeth
Intermediate gear - 35 teeth
Pinion -
17 teeth
Only one loco has 3-stage gears and we know it :D
In June, a similar tender was floated for 10 sets.
Let's see if they manage to touch 30 by March. Fingers crossed. Hoping for the best X-D.

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★★★  Rail Fanning
Sep 28 2016 (23:35)   12301/Howrah - New Delhi Rajdhani Express (via Gaya) | AST/Asaoti (5 PFs)

Jaskaran Singh~   531 blog posts   22 correct pred (81% accurate)
Entry# 2005337            Tags   Past Edits
Ever Wished to see the Eastbound Rajdhanis on Delhi - Mathura Route ?? yes I did but it was not until yesterday that I could see this scenario in my whole Life.
So presenting a compilation of Route Diverted Premium East Bound Trains including Rajdhanis ie. Howrah, Bhubaneswar and Sealdah Rajdhani, Howrah Duronto Express, Bihar Sampark Kranti and Kalka Mail. These Trains were Diverted from Mathura - Agra - Tundla route due to a Freight Derailment at Barhan Station.

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Oct 02 2016 (09:31)
wap5clw   39 blog posts
Re# 2005337-13            Tags   Past Edits
Good Video Jaskaran. I can see you shot the videos standing on Faridabad Bypass which connects Transport Nagar with Huda Sectors. You stay in Faridabad?

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Oct 05 2016 (18:25)
Jaskaran Singh~   531 blog posts   22 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 2005337-15            Tags   Past Edits
Thanxx a lot !! The Location is correct but I stay in Delhi :) :)
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