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1050537310201556747839213464836774796654074n.jpgThe age -old container for carrying drinking water during train journeys, that I was familiar with as a boy of 10 years age. Was called a KOOJA in Tamizh. This has now become a relic of a bygone era . Now replaced by the more modern and trendy RAILNEER bottle.

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Something akin to Chamcha.

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Gopal**   12196 blog posts   17528 correct pred (72% accurate)  
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Similar Fore runner to thermos
Good that you have brought out this interesting subject. Yes, we were filling Coffee in the kooja(to keep it hot) for our train journeys.Fore runner to thermos. Also due to close pitched threads, no leakage at all. Nostalgia..
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Jul 28 (4:25PM)   16859/Chennai Egmore-Mangalore Express | KTU/Kuttippuram (2)        
 

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dscn7199.jpgTrain No: 16859 - Chennai Egmore - Mangalore Central Express with the double headed Ponmalai (GOC) WDP-4D 40093 awaiting starter at the beautifully curved station Kuttipuram....
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வாழ்க்கையில் இதெல்லாம் சகஜமப்பா ..:)

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He He He ....

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Now, KSG Sir comes up with one of his.

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Jul 28 (2:07PM)   12218/Kerala Sampark Kranti Express | CAN/Kannur Main (3)        
 

RX100 PS Beat That**   1362 blog posts   31 correct pred (72% accurate)  
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20140720bekal20005.jpgA Toast to IR
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As the MAQ bound Malabar express leaves Kannur, KCVL bound KeSK with its customary GOC Toaster makes an entry into PF3 of Kannur
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Gopal**   12196 blog posts   17528 correct pred (72% accurate)  
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Another of your superb shots,MSN..

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Jul 28 (11:10AM)   16526/Island Express | MDKI/Madukarai        
 

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20140719bekal10019.jpgReady to Erupt :)
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Nothing more blissful than a Train in Rain. Dark ominous clouds ready to break anytime as CAPE bound Island express cruises past Madukkarai
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Stunning snap. No words to express my appreciation,Narayanan.

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Jul 28 (5:45AM)   12708/Andhra Pradesh Sampark Kranti Express        

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12708 will this train reaches to secendrabad

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Gopal**   12196 blog posts   17528 correct pred (72% accurate)  
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This is not a travel tip.Please delete and post under "General Travel" category to get a response.
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✌ Silver Cascade SF Exp ✭✭✭**   3572 blog posts   4749 correct pred (77% accurate)  
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Jul 27 2014 (7:21PM)
Terminal

Jul 27 2014 (1:06PM)
Question No 4 Had Wrong Options, So Bonus 2 & Q17 was to be Divisions instead of Zones so Bonus 2,
Terminal

Jul 27 2014 (1:00PM)
Answers As i Expected More Participants, Only 10 Joined The Quiz
Ksg Sir Speed is Appreciated
Prabhu had Answered only 18
Soumithra Ji got First Mark 70
Thanks for Participating
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Jul 27 2014 (12:57PM)
None None, Its An EMU, How does it Smoke !
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As i Expected More Participants, Only 10 Joined The Quiz. Ksg Sir Speed is Appreciated. Prabhu had Answered only 18.
Soumithra Ji got First Mark 70
Question No 4 Had Wrong Options, So Bonus 2 & Q17 was to be Divisions instead of Zones so Bonus 2,
Thanks for Participating
Correct Answers
1. D.Both
2. C.Sealdh-Ndls
3. B.Kerala Express Runs Every Day
4. After Formation of Teluganna it Passes through 12 States
5. C.Palace
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6. C.150
7. B.kolakatta
8. B.Varanasi
9. A.Karwar-Madgoan 3 Cars DMU
10. B.Pirpanjal J&k
11. BWEL- Bharat Wagon & Engineering Co. Ltd
12. C.1947
13. A.1676mm (5 Ft 6 In)
14. B.Life Line of Nation
15. C.Monkey hill-Khandala. This is the First Longest Tunnel. Currently Pirpanjal in J&k
16. B.Asif Ali
17. Correct Answer is 68 Option It was Mentioned Wrongly
18. B.SER
19. B.42
20. B.CR
21. A.RPM
22. C.1853
23. B.Silguiri
24. A.1947
25. C.Switzerland
26. A.1698 The first commercial steam-powered device was a water pump, developed in 1698 by Thomas Savery
27. A.Nilgiri Passenger Avg Speed is 9kmph
28. B. WAG9
29. C.11 (Duranto/Rajdhani/Ac Exp/Shatabdhi/Garib Rath/Jan Shatabdhi/ICE-SF-MAIL/Exp/Pass-Fast Pass/Sub Urban/Metro
30. A.The Mallard. LNER CLASS A4 4468. Mallard is the holder of the world speed record for steam locomotives at 125.88 mph (202.58 km/h). The record was achieved on 3 July 1938 on the slight downward grade of Stoke Bank south of Grantham on the East Coast Main Line, and the highest speed was recorded at milepost 90¼, between Little Bytham and Essendine. It broke the German (DRG Class 05) 002's 1936 record of 124.5 mph (200.4 km/h). The record attempt was carried out during the trials of a new quick acting brake (the Westinghouse "QSA" brake)
31. D.None, Its An EMU, How does it Smoke !
32. B.Caution for Tunnel. This Sign Exists Only in Konkan Railway
33. B.Attention
34. B.736
35. D.5, Darjeeling Himalayan/NilGiri Mountain/Kalka Shimala/Matheran Hill/Kangara Valley
36. C.1895 Ajmere
37. C.Perambur TN
38. D.All The Above
39. A
40. A.Teak
41. B.Turnout
42. C.Deccan Queen
43. C.Fairy Queen
44. B.Maitree Exp (FriendShip Exp)
45. C.Bilapur
46. C.1905 Sir Thomas Robertson who was appointed by His Majesty as Special Commissioner to report on future management of railways submitted his report in 1903. As a result of his efforts the Railway Board assumed office in 1905
47. C.Kerala
48. B.Aug 11
49. B. Roll On Roll OFF
50. D.Terminal

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Gopal**   12196 blog posts   17528 correct pred (72% accurate)  
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Any Anyway, nice to participate in such quizzes
Congrats to topper,Soumitra.Actually,I expected just pass.. 35% only but ended up with 52%!
Anyway, nice to participate in such quizzes.Thanks to Kohilan.

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Thanks so much Sir... Indeed it was fun and knowledge enriching :)

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Jul 26 (8:09PM)   06502/Tumkur - Bangalore Express Special (UnReserved) | BNKH/Bhairanayakanahalli (2)        
 

Harris Kiran*^   5050 blog posts   349 correct pred (66% accurate)  
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Train GLIDES down the FRICTIONLESS Incline : Indian Railways click here
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Catch yet another breath taking view of "One hell of a Gradient Episode " here the train glides down the steep Incline as if its rolling over a frictionless surface and later beautifully ascends a monster gradient like a caterpillar climbing , belching out thick black smoke hauling a 9 Coach puny load service heading towards Bangalore almost disappears in its own smoke.
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The same twins captured at a different location , can be seen notching up furiously putting a spectacular smoke show heading towards Tumkur.
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Tumkur (Tumakuru) is an industrial city located at a distance of 70 kilometers northwest of Bengaluru . Thousands of commuters rely on the train to commute between the two cities.
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Note : Only one ALCo was working in each Direction , the trail ALCo was Powered off .
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In-case you have missed my previous Video, heres the link click here
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Location : Bhairanayakanahalli,Karnataka. South Western Railways.
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Locomotive : WDM-3D Twins GT46MAC 12638 , GOOTY Diesel Loco Shed.South Central Railways.
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Train : 06501 /06502 BANGALORE CITY - TUMKUR -, BANGALORE CITY EXPRESS .South Western Railways.

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Gopal**   12196 blog posts   17528 correct pred (72% accurate)  
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Stunning video of a roller coaster-like episode.Great one,Harris

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Harris Kiran*^   5050 blog posts   349 correct pred (66% accurate)  
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Thank you so much Gopal ji :)
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Jul 26 (12:08PM)   56324/Mangalore - Coimbatore Fast Passenger (UnReserved) | NTVT/Nethravathi        
 

இன்று புதிய அத்தியாயம் துவக்கம்**   10525 blog posts   415 correct pred (65% accurate)  
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dscn6986.jpgLook who is crossing the Netravati River.. It is Mangalore Central - Coimbatore Passenger with TNP WDM2
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Gopal**   12196 blog posts   17528 correct pred (72% accurate)  
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என்னுடைய வாழ்த்துக்கள். பெங்களூர் எப்போ வந்தீங்க ப்ரமோத் ?

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இன்று புதிய அத்தியாயம் துவக்கம்**   10525 blog posts   415 correct pred (65% accurate)  
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13 தியதி தேதி வந்து அடைந்தேன்
மிக்க நன்றி கோபால் சார் . 13 தேதி வந்து அடைந்தேன்

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Jul 24 (6:13PM)   19311/Pune - Indore Express | KAD/Khandala (3)        
 

Soumitra Chawathe**   26645 blog posts   65275 correct pred (69% accurate)  
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The many moods of 19311 PUNE-INDB Express while cruising through the lush green and refreshing Bor Ghats, led by 22211 BRC WAP-4E.

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Gopal**   12196 blog posts   17528 correct pred (72% accurate)  
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Nice snaps with a great back ground view of the landscape.

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Jul 23 (11:56AM)   16857/Puducherry - Mangalore Central Weekly Express | CHV/Charvattur (3)        
 

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otmalabar.jpgSensational Weekly Overtake
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GOC Deemer with the Puducherry - Mangalore express in tow smokes, honks and brutally overtakes Mangalore bound Malabar express at Chervattur on a dull and cloudy overcast morning !!!
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Gopal**   12196 blog posts   17528 correct pred (72% accurate)  
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Splendid overtake,Narayanan. Nice video

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