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Dec 14 2016 (15:45)  

PRANESH~   201 blog posts   49 correct pred (66% accurate)
Entry# 2090762            Tags   Past Edits
How do I connect with rail fans in Chennai for taking good snaps? I would be interested to team up with rail fans based out of Chennai.

  
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Dec 14 2016 (18:07)
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Re# 2090762-1            Tags   Past Edits
Join Chennai RF club. You can ask monitor to do so... Then you can post in RF club forum which will have Rfs from Chennai. You can join them during their RF sessions in Chennai.
  
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Oct 18 2016 (19:09)  
 

PRANESH~   201 blog posts   49 correct pred (66% accurate)
Entry# 2028316            Tags   Past Edits
Southern Railway has cancelled four trains leaving Chennai Egmore on Monday night (October 17) due to the 48-hour rail roko by farmers' associations and political parties across Tamil Nadu over the Cauvery issue.
Cancelled trains
1) Train no 16179 Chennai Egmore - Mannargudi Mannai Express
2) No 16175 Chennai Egmore - Karaikal Express
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No 16185 Chennai Egmore - Velankanni Link Express
4) No.16183 Chennai Egmore - Thanjavur Uzhavan Express
Train number 16589 Chennai Egmore-Mangalore Express is also partially cancelled between Egmore and Tiruchirapalli.
  
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Sep 30 2016 (15:24)  
 

PRANESH~   201 blog posts   49 correct pred (66% accurate)
Entry# 2007012            Tags   Past Edits
Southern Railway on Friday released the new train timetable which will come into effect on October 1 (Saturday).
As many as 88 have been speeded up, and hence the arrival and departure timings of a few trains from Chennai Egmore and Chennai Central have been changed.
Changes in departure timings of trains at Chennai Central
(Train number, name, existing time and revised time)
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17311 Chennai-Vasco-daGama: 1:45pm 3 pm
2) 17313 Chennai-Hubli 1:45pm 3pm
3) 11028 Chennai-Mumbai 10:05pm 11:55pm
4) 22642 Shalimar Express 4:15am 4:05am
5) 22644 Patna-Ernakulam Exp 4:15am 4:05am
6) 15228 Muzafarpur-Yesvantpur 4:15am 4:05am
Changes in arrival timings at Chennai Central
1) 11027 Mumbai-Chennai 4:25am 3:30am
2) 22644 Patna-Ernakulam 3:55am 4:05am
3) 22642 Shalimar Express 3:55am 4:05am
4) 15228 Muzafarpur-Yesvantpur 3:55am 4:05am
5) 12839 Howrah-ChennaiCentral 3:45am 3:50am
6) 22208 Trivandrum-Chennai 11:50am 12pm
7) 22825 Shalimar Chennai 5pm 3:35pm
8) 22614 Haldia-Chennai 5pm 3:35pm
9) 12841 Howrah-Chennai 5:20pm 5pm
10) 12078 Vijaywada-Chennai 10:30pm 10:35pm
Changes in departure timings at Chennai Egmore
1) 16127 Chennai-Guruvayur 7:40am 8:15am
2) 16853 Chennai-Tiruchirapalli 8:15am 7:40am
3) 18496 Bhubhaneshwar-Rameswaram 8:55am 8:50am
4) 12898 Bhubhaneshwar-Pondichery 9:20am 9:15am
5) 16863 Bhagat ki kothi-Mannargudi 10:15am 10:10am
6) 12635 Chennai-Madurai 1:20pm 1:30pm
7) 22663 Chennai-Jodhpur 3:10pm 3:15pm
8) 22661 Chennai-Rameshwaram 5pm 5:45pm
9) 12667 Chennai-Nagercoil 6:50pm 6:55pm
10) 12693 Chennai-Tuticorin 7:15pm 7:30pm
11) 16723 Chennai-Trivandrum 7:35pm 7:50pm
12) 11018 Karaikkal-Lokmanya Tilak 10:15pm 10pm
Changes in arrival timings at Chennai Egmore
1) 11064 Salem-Chennai 4:40am 4:15am
2) 16184 Tiruchirapalli-Chennai 4:55am 4:30am
3) 16860 Mangalore-Chennai 5:05am 4:45am
4) 16178 Tiruchirapalli-Chennai 5:15am 5am
5) 16176 Karaikkal-Chennai 5:25am 5:15am
6) 12638 Madurai-Chennai 5:35am 5:25am
7) 16180 Mannargudi-Chennai 5:50am 5:55am
8) 12668 Nagercoil-Chennai 6:05am 5:45am
9) 16182 Manamadurai-Chennai 6:05am 5:45am
10) 16102 Rameswaram-Chennai Egmore 6:30am 6:25am
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Aug 05 2016 (14:52)  
 

PRANESH~   201 blog posts   49 correct pred (66% accurate)
Entry# 1952603            Tags   Past Edits
Train No.12243 Chennai Central - Coimbatore Shatabdi express, scheduled to leave Chennai Central at 07.15 hrs. on Friday 05.08.2016, has been rescheduled to leave Chennai Central at 09.00 hrs on 05.08.2016 (i.e. late by 1 hour and 45 minutes) due to late arrival of pairing train.
  
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Aug 04 2016 (16:51)  
 

PRANESH~   201 blog posts   49 correct pred (66% accurate)
Entry# 1951744            Tags   Past Edits
The engine and an unreserved coach of the Chennai Central-Palani Express (number 22651) derailed near Dasampatti on the Jolarpet-Salem section in the early hours of Thursday. No injuries or casualties were reported.
The train derailed at 1.50am. Salem and Jolarpet stations were informed about the derailment immediately, and the station managers alerted the New Delhi-Trivandrum Kerala Express which passes through the same route at approximately the same time.
"The Kerala Express stopped near the accident site around 2am and brought many of the willing passengers to Salem, where they were offered refreshments, opportunity
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to call their families or recharge their mobile phones," said a Salem division spokesperson.
The passengers going towards Namakkal and Karur boarded the Salem-Karur passenger train which departed at 9.10am.
Most the passengers in the reserved compartment of the derailed train remained in the train till the restoration of the track was completed. The train reached Salem at 9.30am.
The commissioner of railway safety inspected the track and the accident spot on Thursday afternoon. But the reason for the derailment was not clear.
Around 10 trains were delayed due to the derailment.
The arrival of a number of trains, including the Chennai-Madurai Duronto Express, Chennai-Coimbatore Cheran Express, Erode-Chennai Yercaud Express, were delayed by almost three hours on Thursday.
Coimbatore-Chennai Kovai Express, expected to depart at 2.55 pm on Thursday, was delayed by 50 minutes and the Coimbatore-Chennai Shatabdi Express, expected to depart at 3.20 pm, was delayed by two hours and 10 minutes.
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Jun 29 2016 (14:43)  
 

PRANESH~   201 blog posts   49 correct pred (66% accurate)
Entry# 1911332            Tags   Past Edits
Officials of IRCTC have mentioned that the bedroll scheme will be expanded to other railway stations located in Tamil Nadu.

E-Bed Roll scheme

While travelling in AC coaches, passengers are supplied
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with pillow, bed spread and woollen blanket. In order to make this facility available in non AC coaches and 2nd Class, the Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu launched the e-bed roll scheme during the month of February.

IRCTC introduced this scheme in certain railway stations. Initially the scheme was introduced in Chennai Central railway station and Trivandrum Central station.

An official of IRCTC has mentioned that this scheme will be expanded to other railway stations also. He while speaking said: Sales of pillows, bed spread and blankets through e-bed roll scheme for non AC passengers was done in certain railway stations. 2 bed spreads and a pillow was sold for Rs 140 and a woolen blanket was sold for Rs 110. Passengers can book bed spreads, pillows and blankets on online through website www.irctctourism.com
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Jun 29 2016 (14:42)  
 

PRANESH~   201 blog posts   49 correct pred (66% accurate)
Entry# 1911329            Tags   Past Edits
Southern Railways had announced the opening of the reservations for booking train tickets for visiting native places on the occasion of the Deepavali festival from today (Wednesday, 29th June).
So, long queues formed right from the early morning.
However, all the tickets were booked within a few minutes of opening the counter. Hence, the people who waited in the long queue has to return with disappointment.
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the tickets to the southern districts got full within a matter of just a few minutes.
So, most of the people planning travel for Deepavali are now anxious as to how to make their journey.
Naturally, there is a strong public demand that additional trains must be run to cater to the extra crowd of passengers planning to travel.
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Jun 22 2016 (16:13)  
 

PRANESH~   201 blog posts   49 correct pred (66% accurate)
Entry# 1903631            Tags   Past Edits
Can you pls explain a day's duty of Loco Pilot. It would be wonderful if you could give with some eg (any express train and what time he reports to work. Do they board Loco at Loco Shed or at the platform.) How long they would be on duty and what would happen at the point they get down. Will they take rest and return back to their start point on duty ? etc etc/../
Appreciate your efforts and patience.
  
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Jun 17 2016 (14:56)  
 

PRANESH~   201 blog posts   49 correct pred (66% accurate)
Entry# 1898480            Tags   Past Edits
Can you pls explain a day's duty of Loco Pilot. It would be wonderful if you could give with some eg (any express train and what time he reports to work. Do they board Loco at Loco Shed or at the platform.) How long they would be on duty and what would happen at the point they get down. Will they take rest and return back to their start point on duty ? etc etc/../
Appreciate your efforts and patience.
  
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Apr 08 2016 (20:42)  
 

PRANESH~   201 blog posts   49 correct pred (66% accurate)
Entry# 1795395            Tags   Past Edits
The engine of the Pinakini Express train from Vijayawada rammed the platform at Chennai Central, which is a terminal station, causing cracks in the buffer zone.
There were a few tense moments as the train, which is supposed to slow down to a halt a few metres before the buffer zone, rammed the platform. Nobody was injured in the incident that happened at 1pm.
Sources in Southern Railway said the incident happened due to the carelessness of the loco pilot and an internal enquiry would be undertaken.
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