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★★★  Rail Fanning
May 16 2016 (17:54)   12780/Goa Express (PT) | OKA/Okhla (4 PFs) | GZB/WAP-7/30255

Abhishek Kumar~   10541 blog posts   9765 correct pred (76% accurate)
Entry# 1849947            Tags   Past Edits
The 12780 Hazrat Nizamuddin-Vasco D Gama Goa Express Passing Through Okhla with GZB WAP-7 #30255 :)

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May 20 2016 (11:59)
Rajive Singh   19 blog posts
Re# 1849947-4            Tags   Past Edits
does anyone have an idea as to how much W/L gets cleared for this train from Pune to Nizamuddin on SL class?
Blog  Time-Table

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May 19 2016 (12:09)
Rajive Singh   19 blog posts
Re# 1853202-14            Tags   Past Edits
can somebody please let me know if there are three side berths as well on this garib rath? i intend travelling by it for the first time.

May 19 2016 (12:20)
IR no more Safe^~   21722 blog posts   97630 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 1853202-15            Tags   Past Edits
Yes smb present in this

May 19 2016 (12:24)
Rajive Singh   19 blog posts
Re# 1853202-16            Tags   Past Edits
thank you brother. then i will have to think.

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Apr 06 2016 (10:59)   Gatimaan dirty - NEW DELHI - The Hindu

Gopal*^~   3490 news posts
Entry# 1791974   News Entry# 263659         Tags   Past Edits
Gatimaan dirty
When Gatimaan Express started its maiden run towards Agra, its coaches, vestibules and toilets were spic and span. On its return, it showed signs of being ravaged by callous passengers. Sinks choked with pan masala dregs, empty bottles and food packets lying on the floor and soiled toilets brought the train closer to the standards of any other train.

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Apr 06 2016 (12:38)
Rajive Singh   19 blog posts
Re# 1791974-25            Tags   Past Edits
once an indian, always an indian. filth is an indian's pride. congratulations india.

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Oct 07 2015 (17:42)   19 new trains to roll out this financial year

Jayashree   36396 news posts
Entry# 1610896   News Entry# 244076         Tags   Past Edits
PUNE: At least 19 new express trains, including two from Pune, would chug on tracks before March 31 next year.
The official time table posted on the railways website includes the 19 new trains, four of which would be completely air-conditioned (AC). It came as a surprise because railway minister Suresh Prabhu had taken a bold decision not to announce any new train in his maiden railway budget presented last February.
Of the four new AC trains, two would ply from Pune — one to Delhi and another to Nagpur. The third train
AC train would be running between Nagpur and Amritsar. The fourth train would be from Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) to Lucknow. Five new Jansadharan trains would ply according to the demand of commuters. The time table states that the date of the introduction of the new trains would be notified later.
Mumbai would get two new express trains, including the AC express to Lucknow and LTT to Kazipet (via Nashik-Manmad). Two Jansadharan trains would ply between Mumbai and Chhapra and LTT to Jayanagar.
Two existing trains would now run as superfast trains— Pune to Indore and Bandra to Dehradun. The Indore-Gwalior train would be extended up to Jhansi. The frequency of Yeshwantpur-Puducherry Express would increase from two to three days each week.
The proposal to introduce the new trains would be a delight to railway commuters because railway minister Prabhu had for the first time made a departure from the tradition of announcing new trains in the budget speech. "At present, due to over-utilised line capacity and backlog in track renewals, there are speed restrictions, which lead to delay in running more number of trains. The review will be completed soon so that we can announce new trains and increase frequency of trains in this session (budget session of Parliament)."
No new trains were announced either in the budget session or the monsoon session of Parliament. The bonus came with the new railway time table introduced on October 1, usually initiated on July 1 every year.
A railway official said: "The Railway Board takes the decision on the introduction of new trains. Generally the trains are introduced before the end of a financial year. The actual running of trains depends on the availability of new rakes (coaches). The board decides the priority of starting new trains."
Coming soon
New trains to be introduced as per official time table
122125/26 Nagpur-Amritsar AC Express (weekly)
12493/94 Pune-Hazrat Nizamuddin AC Express (weekly)
12123/24 Pune-Nagpur AC Express (weekly)
22121/22 LTT-Lucknow AC Express (weekly)
11307/08 Gulbarga-Hyderabad Intercity Express (daily)
15655/56 Kamakhya-Katra Express (weekly)
15237/15238 Darbhanga-Ajmer Express (weekly)
15623/15624 Jodhpur-Kamakhya Express (weekly)
16575/16576) Bengaluru-Mangalore Central Express (daily)
12795/12796 Chennai-Bangalore Express (daily)
18245/18246 Bikaner-Bilaspur Express (bi-weekly)
18243/18244 Jodhpur (Bhagat Ki Kothi) to Bilaspur Express (bi-weekly)
11079/11080 LTT-Gorakhpur Express (weekly)
13253/13254 Rajgir-Howrah Express (tri-weekly, via Tilaiya)
11083/84 LTT to Kazipet Express (weekly)
17641/17642 Narkhed-Kacheguda Express (6days)
14101/14102 Kanpur-Prayag Express (daily)
15113/15114 Lucknow-Chappra Express (tri-weekly)
12385/12386 Dhanbad-Howrah Express
Jansadharan trains
These trains will run as per demand
Anand Vihar (Delhi)-Saharsa Jansadharan Express (15529/30)
Saharsa-Amritsar Janasadharan Express (15531/32)
Ahmedabad-Darbhanga Janasadharan Express (15559/60)
LTT-Jayanagar Jansadharan Express (15547/48)
Mumbai-Chhapra Jansadharan Express (15101/02)
Duronto stops
Duronto Express trains will stop at select intermediate stations from January
Stoppages for some Durontos have been mentioned in the new time table, those of others would be notified later
Pune-Hazrat Nizamuddin AC Express
Will leave Pune on Sunday at 5.15am and reach Hazrat Nizamuddin at 5.35 am on Monday
From H Nizamuddin, the train will leave on Friday at 9.35pm and reach Pune at 9.25pm on Saturday
Pune-Nagpur AC Express
Will leave Pune on Wednesday at 3.15pm and reach Nagpur at 5.15am on Thursday
From Nagpur, the train will leave at 7.50pm on Tuesday and reach Pune at 11.45am on Wednesday

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Oct 08 2015 (17:38)
Rajive Singh   19 blog posts
Re# 1610896-5            Tags   Past Edits
good nows for residents of Dehra Dun at long last!!

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Oct 05 2014 (10:23)  

Rajive Singh   19 blog posts
Entry# 1235686            Tags   Past Edits
can any one please advice the kind of waiting list that gets cleared on:
1. 22634
2. 12416
3. 29020
from NZM to KOTA on 2/3A and SL.
General Travel
Jan 08 2014 (07:30)   19019/Mumbai Bandra (T.) - Dehradun Express

Rony   4053 blog posts   788 correct pred (65% accurate)
Entry# 958123            Tags   Past Edits
Morning tragic news
NEW DELHI: At least five people were feared dead as three bogies of Bandra-Dehradun Express caught fire in early hours of Wednesday.
According to reports, the train caught fire near Dahanu railway station in Maharashtra's Thane district.
The fire broke out in coaches S3, S4, S5. The exact reason of the fire is yet to be ascertained. Fire fighting teams
have arrived at the spot and rescue efforts were on till the filing of the report.
The tragic incident comes just days after 26 people were charred to death when an AC coach of Bangalore-Nanded Express caught fire at Kothacheruvu station near Puttaparthy in Ananthpur district of Andhra Pradesh.
Helpline numbers: 022-23011853, 022-23007388
More details are awaited.

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Jan 12 2014 (07:35)
Rajive Singh   19 blog posts
Re# 958123-11            Tags   Past Edits
routine maintenance needs to be done properly and as scheduled. if this happened on a train which spends 19 hours in the yard, what about the one's that have a short 3-4 hour turnaround or rsa? indian railways wake up please.
General Travel
Dec 28 2013 (16:47)   12055/New Delhi - Dehradun Jan Shatabdi Express

Rajive Singh   19 blog posts
Entry# 948707            Tags   Past Edits
cleanliness has taken a back seat ever since RSA was done with Una JS. cockroaches and muck are the order of the day in non AC coaches. also people throw stones on 12055 injuring passengers between GZB and Modinagar stations.

Dec 28 2013 (22:48)
sukhjinder Singh   433 blog posts   7 correct pred (57% accurate)
Re# 948707-1            Tags   Past Edits
From when does it has rsa wid una janshatabdi

Dec 30 2013 (08:03)
Rajive Singh   19 blog posts
Re# 948707-2            Tags   Past Edits
at least 2 years

Dec 30 2013 (10:12)
sukhjinder Singh   433 blog posts   7 correct pred (57% accurate)
Re# 948707-3            Tags   Past Edits
so earlier una n dehradun had different rakes?

Jan 03 2014 (07:44)
Rajive Singh   19 blog posts
Re# 948707-4            Tags   Past Edits
indeed. RSA is just to avoid engine reversal at NDLS but that has meant nobody cleans the rakes properly anywhere. with dedicated rakes each base was solely responsible. now they can blame each other and do no cleaningp
General Travel
Dec 28 2013 (18:57)   22660/Dehradun - Kochuveli SF Express

Rajive Singh   19 blog posts
Entry# 948828            Tags   Past Edits
now that this train has a 30 min stoppage at HW railways should attach extra coaches at HW to make this fast but weekly a 24 coach train for it to serve any meaningful purpose. presently DDN can take only 13 coach rakes and it is a criminal waste of precious energy and prime slot to run this train with 13 coaches only for 3500 km. railways should, in fact, attach extra coaches at HW to all trains using 6 AM dep slot from DDN, i.e., DDN-INDB, DDN-UJN, DDN-OKHA and also DDN-MDU trains to increase their capacities.

Dec 28 2013 (18:59)
Half Girl friend   39218 blog posts   12707 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 948828-1            Tags   Past Edits
cc is just like sangrami exp 22613/4 mas-hlz

Dec 28 2013 (19:02)
Half Girl friend   39218 blog posts   12707 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 948828-2            Tags   Past Edits
i would rather suggest , added more coaches run this train till sharanpur jtn split some coaches to ddn and some to cdg/kalka/jat
just like mdu-cdg/ddn exp

Dec 28 2013 (19:12)
Rajive Singh   19 blog posts
Re# 948828-3            Tags   Past Edits
this runs on the sampark kranti (CDG) and ASR-KCVL slot only.
General Travel
Dec 28 2013 (19:09)   22210/New Delhi - Mumbai Central AC Duronto Express

Rajive Singh   19 blog posts
Entry# 948840            Tags   Past Edits
given the fact that Dehra Dun is connected with Mumbai with only super crawler 19019/19020 DDN-Bandra exp, it is requested that railways amend the timings of 12018 DDN-NDLS shatabdi and 22210 NDLS-BCT doronto slightly so that a transit gap of at least ONE hour is made available between the arr of 12018 and dep of 22210 so that residents of DDN can get some respite. i hope the railway minister takes note of this urgently and takes needful action without delay.
Rail News
Dec 28 2013 (12:56)   Nanded-Bangalore express catches fire, 23 feared dead

DB*^~   5736 news posts
Entry# 948564   News Entry# 161917         Tags   Past Edits
At least 23 people were killed and many injured on Saturday morning when an AC coach of Nanded-Bangalore express caught fire at Anantapuram in Andhra Pradesh, Times Now reported.
Fire tenders have reached the accident spot and have managed to bring the situation under control.
According to sources, fire may have been caused by short-circuit in the AC bogey.
The train
was on its way from Bangalore to Nanded.
Further details are awaited.
Hyderabad helpline number: 040-23310680
Bangalore helpline number: 080-22354108, 22259271

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Dec 28 2013 (18:05)
Rajive Singh   19 blog posts
Re# 948564-2            Tags   Past Edits
many AC coaches have been catching fire of late owing to short cricuit. railways must maintain coaches properly to ensure safety of their customers. if there is some fault in design that must be rectified without delay.
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