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Feb 14 2017 (23:17)   सफल रहा 200 किमी प्रतिघंटे की रफ्तार वाले रेल इंजन का ट्रायल रन

Saurabh*^~   3023 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।
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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   37 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   37 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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Feb 14 2017 (23:51)   DLWS/Diesel Locomotive Works Rly Siding Varanasi

rajkamalspj~   592 blog posts   31 correct pred (79% accurate)
Entry# 2164816            Tags   Past Edits
1 compliments
Will CLW make WDPs ? :)
First electric locomotive WAP-7 built by DLW.

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Feb 15 2017 (07:19)
wap5clw   37 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.
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Feb 16 2017 (11:28)
†★⚡ WAP5 ⚡★†   6163 blog posts   278 correct pred (90% 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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Feb 15 2017 (02:14)   CNB/Kanpur Central (10 PFs)

eN see ouR~   51 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..

  
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Feb 15 2017 (07:24)
wap5clw   37 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.

  
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Feb 15 2017 (10:08)
eN see ouR~   51 blog posts
Re# 2164904-4            Tags   Past Edits
yeah, correct..
it's BBS raj.
  
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Feb 11 2017 (08:24)  
 

wap5clw   37 blog posts
Entry# 2159750            Tags   Past Edits
WAP-5 UPDATE THREAD
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.

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Feb 11 2017 (09:47)
WELCOME JBP ET OHE OMG 😲 AGAIN~   10537 blog posts   14 correct pred (46% 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

  
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Feb 11 2017 (09:59)
©The Dark Lord™~   4873 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~   11280 blog posts   136 correct pred (83% 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)
A good day ahead~   2313 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   7014 blog posts   114 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 2159750-39            Tags   Past Edits
Blog Entry Archived.
Blog Derailed
  
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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   37 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
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Rajdhani has been the test bed for all major technological innovations which happened on the Rajdhani front.

  
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Feb 11 2017 (08:56)
APV*^~   3896 blog posts   1805 correct pred (92% accurate)
Re# 2150514-44            Tags   Past Edits
Sir,
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 😃
  
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Dec 17 2016 (00:06)   12495/Pratap SF Express | KOAA/Kolkata (5 PFs) | GZB/WAP-5/30009

†★⚡ WAP5 ⚡★†   6163 blog posts   278 correct pred (90% 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   37 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.

  
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Dec 20 2016 (14:32)
†★⚡ WAP5 ⚡★†   6163 blog posts   278 correct pred (90% 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 ⚡★†   6163 blog posts   278 correct pred (90% 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.

  
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Jan 04 2017 (17:29)
†★⚡ WAP5 ⚡★†   6163 blog posts   278 correct pred (90% 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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Nov 11 2016 (23:14)   12002/New Delhi - Bhopal Habibganj Shatabdi Express | NDLS/New Delhi (16 PFs) | GZB/WAP-5/30026
 

Shivam~   3671 blog posts   1074 correct pred (87% accurate)
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Indian Railways: 2nd fastest train, fire incident and moments from Journey.
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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,
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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   37 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 ?

  
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Dec 29 2016 (10:57)
†★⚡ WAP5 ⚡★†   6163 blog posts   278 correct pred (90% accurate)
Re# 2056777-151            Tags   Past Edits
Well, we will come to know about that next year.

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

Shivam~   3671 blog posts   1074 correct pred (87% accurate)
Entry# 1682117            Tags   Past Edits
12924 Nagpur Indore express with an upgraded link for first time
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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!

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328 posts - Aug 2016

62 posts - Oct 2016

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Nov 07 2016 (07:53)
wap5clw   37 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 ⚡★†   6163 blog posts   278 correct pred (90% 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 ⚡★†   6163 blog posts   278 correct pred (90% 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   1433 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 ⚡★†   6163 blog posts   278 correct pred (90% 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
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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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Sep 28 2016 (23:35)   12301/Howrah - New Delhi Rajdhani Express (via Gaya) | AST/Asaoti (5 PFs)
 

Jaskaran Singh~   504 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   37 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~   504 blog posts   22 correct pred (81% accurate)
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Thanxx a lot !! The Location is correct but I stay in Delhi :) :)
  
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Jul 20 2016 (21:02)   GKP/Gorakhpur Junction (10 PFs)
 

KYN P7 Rajdhani~   5022 blog posts   375 correct pred (73% accurate)
Entry# 1935768            Tags   Past Edits
Date of Receipt : 18 Mar 2016
Received by : Ministry of Railways, ( Railway Board)
Forwarded to : Electrical Engg Directorate
Contact Address : Room No 111 First Floor,
Rail Bhawan New Delhi
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Contact Number : 01123381869
Grievance Description : To Railway Board, Subject:- WAP-7 locomotive for upcoming GKP ELS From the pg reply I got for my previous MORLY/E/2016/04185, it is clear that JHS wont be allotted WAP-7 locomotives any sooner for trains like Pushpak Express, Sant Kabir Dham Express, Kushinagar Express, etc. Lucknow-Gorakhpur section of North-Eastern Railway will soon be electrified. Now, NER till date was a complete diesel hauled zone with no Electric Loco Shed under it. In such conditions, After the electrification of GKP-LJN section, Railway Board is requested to specially provide 3phase locomotive training to NER/GKP helping them to shed WAG-9 firstly and soon they should be able to shed WAP-7. Sant Kabir Dham, Kushinagar Express etc use WAP-7 of CR, when CR themselves have only 15 WAP-7 locomotives only. Many other CR trains need WAP-7 like 24 coach Pushpak, Vidarbha, Sevagram, etc
Current Status : CASE CLOSED
Date of Action : 08 Jul 2016
Details : Since, production of conventional tap changer locomotives has been stopped, sufficient no. of three phase locomotives will be provided to Gorakhpur electric loco shed in NER and training of staff will be planned as and when required.

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Jul 25 2016 (08:50)
wap5clw   37 blog posts
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You all guys are slogging it out unnecessary and its very important to set records straight. And let me do it for everyone who is involved in this dogfight.
@ KYN P-7: You are correct when it comes to GKP ELS. It is a long way to go in set up forget about WAP-5/WAP-7/WAG-9 allocations. And then high speed operation and so on .
Now Regarding P-7 VS P-5: You are going by the driver's versions and if you want to standby it please continue to do so because you are then
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living into a fool's paradise. When WAP-5,s were brought in GZB they have hauled all the major Rajdhani,s/Shatabdi,s trains when WAP-7,s were not there. Today's GZB WAP-5,s are much more older hence reliability issues are much more higher compared to new WAP-7,s. But if you look at the overall statistics of loco availability year wise WAP-5 availability is much better than WAP-7 or WAP-4. in terms of percentages.
All the trains which you have mentioned Mumbai Rajdhani,s , Kolkata Rajdhani,s Duronto,s were on GZB links. GZB has been shifting the link from WAP-5,s to WAP-7,s because at the time of departure this is the suitable loco which is available for operation. Now this does mean WAP-5,s are not fit for Rajdhani/Shatabdi operation but the availability of the coaching link is a factory because their are only 100 WAP-5,s today compared to 266 WAP-7,s. There are still trains today Rajdhani/Shatabdi which are hauled by WAP-5,s 12001/12002/12003/12004/12013/12014/12431/12432 and so on and so for.
Coming to demand for high speed travel. Your Tejas which is starting from GKP to NDLS is on the same concept 130KMPH ops with AC3 tier accommodation similar to Garib Rath this is where the demand is increasing. And when I mentioned this in my post I said especially between the Metros the demand is there. Today people spend 5000-6000 rupees fly Indigo rather than taking a rajdhani which including food will set me apart by around 5000. Don't compare people who travel SL class they are those people who would have never travelled a decade ago and today can afford a railway tkt. So the target market are different.
While WAP-7,s are good for today they will be redundant tommorrow because IR needs Semi High speed and High Speed trains .
To answer your question why AJNI/LGD are providing links is because NR has officially stated that with its lines coming under the wires their need for elocos have gone up; JAT got electrified; HW got electrified; LKO-BSB route got electrified. Hence lots of train links which were on GZB have been t/fed to WCR/WR/CR and their is a circular which was formally issued.
Also just for your information there will be a separated shed which would come up in Ajni for the DFC locos they will not be accommodated in the current shed. And a similar shed which would be much bigger is coming up in Saharanpur
@ HOG WAP-5: You are correct that's why when WAP-5 used to go down south to MAS/SC with the Rajdhani,s it was speed restricted.
Hope this will put an end to the debate.

  
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Jul 31 2016 (22:11)
KYN P7 Rajdhani~   5022 blog posts   375 correct pred (73% accurate)
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Anyways, I trust what I get to see. I am a WAP-5 lover as well but that doesnt mean I stay in fool's paradise w.r.t it's abilities or try to fool others too about the same.
I have been hearing the same from WAP4 supporters too, WAP4 still has abilities to haul rajdhani/shatabdi. they didnt mention abt WAP-5's ability there. Here also, the same, you have mention about P5's ability but you didn't mention about WAP4's ability did you? :D
You said GZB has been shifting the link from WAP-5,s to WAP-7,s
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because at the time of departure this is the suitable loco which is available for operation.
I also talked about preferred loco or suitable loco not about abilities of loco.
Preferred loco as in WAP7 which can give 130-140 mps as a WAP4/5 with Rajdhani trains. But diference, is WAP7 has better accelerating ability than the other two and also are better with long rakes. Now, better acceleration is needed as the routes are now congested especially routes like NCR/ALD which have maximum no of Rajdhani passing through it and No. of coaches in Rajdhani has increased, from 17 icf/LHB rajdhani to 20-21 LHB coaches, again that makes WAP7 most suitable.
Reality is before us, WAP7 has not only replaced WAP5 of BCT/AK Rajdhani but also replaced WAP-4 of DBRT/RJPB/BBS Rajdhani.
WAP-5 was regular link of BCT Rajdhani. It was not a case of whichever loco GZB ELS/NDLS trip shed had i.e wap5/7, that would be given. But for once, WAP5 experienced wheel slipping due to drizzling weather n cudnt maintain 130 mps with 20 coach load. Deliberately and immediately, the WAP-5 was replaced by WAP-7.
That system of which ever loco is available shud be given, is still prevalent for Ranchi/MAO/TVC Rajdhani. But there have been clear and deliberate replacements of wap-5 by wap-7 for 130 mps trains like MAS-NZM Drnt, PUNE-NZM Drnt and BCT Raj.
While 110 mps trains like nzm-pune is given wap5, which runs ontime even when a WAG7 is given.

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Aug 01 2016 (07:35)
wap5clw   37 blog posts
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@HOG WAP-5: Affirm on the same.
@ KYN P-7: Please continue but your post shows you don't know anything about railway ops.
I am just waiting for HWH or TKD to get WAP-5,s.

  
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Aug 01 2016 (10:59)
†★⚡ WAP5 ⚡★†   6163 blog posts   278 correct pred (90% accurate)
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HWH, TKD, BIA, AQ, LGD, RPM are in the waiting list because of high speed corridors :D.

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Aug 01 2016 (14:28)
KYN P7 Rajdhani~   5022 blog posts   375 correct pred (73% accurate)
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Yes. ofcourse. you only know everything about it n others stay in fool paradise isnt it?
anyways, you continue with your never ending WAIT of HWH WAP-5, for which I have already got a reply recently from ER.
Soon, a reply for/frm SCR/CR too is expected, will show that too.
From ER's reply too, its evident, that 130 mps is given by both
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WAP-5 n WAP-7, n they are preffering WAP-7 currently, finding no need to shed wap5 until in future, enhancement of speed is done in HWH NDLS section. so, it clear for 110 mps trains n also 130 mps Rajs, wap-4 and wap-7 are there. If speed upgradations are done, then only wap-5 migh come in picture.
Grievance Description : Subject:- WAP-5 locomotive for ER zone. There is extreme crowd in allotment of WAP-7 locomotives. as a result of which only few wap-7 could be allotted to HWH ELS of ER. In such a case, WAP-5 locomotive can be tried to be shed in HWH ELS by transferring HWH WAP-4 to Asansol or to shed WAP-5 in Asansol ELS itself. WAP-5 is an high speed locomotive. ER/ECR section of dankuni-dhanbad-mgs is 130 kmph fit and soon upgradation is expected. Even the Asansol-PNBE-MGS section is soon getting upgraded from 110 kmph mps to 130 kmph mps. Hence, for such high speed zone, and huge no of trains, few WAP-7 wont be enough. In such case, WAP-5 locomotive should be shed in one of ER ELS Asansol or HWH.
Current Status : CASE CLOSED
Date of Action : 28 Mar 2016
Details : Allotment of locomotives to shed is done by Railway Board on requirement basis.Electric loco shed , Howrah has 19 nos. WAP-7 locomotives which haul mail/express trains including prestigious trains like Rajdhani Duroto . During the current year 2015-16, Railway Board has already allotted 04 nos. more WAP-7 locomotives to Electric Loco Shed, Howrah which will be used to haul more new trains and diesel to electric traction converted trains.it may be noted that both the locomotives viz. WAP-7 WAP-5 are hauling trains maximum up to a speed of 130KMPH between Howrah and New Delhi. If in future any enhancement of speed of train is done, suitable loco will be provided by Railway Board to required loco sheds.
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