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Blog Posts by Nirmal~
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★★★  General Travel
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Jan 28 2017 (08:15)   SRR/Shoranur Junction (7 PFs)

Sudeesh~   1576 blog posts
Entry# 2142977            Tags   Past Edits
WAG 9 Chasing a Mail express at Bharathapuzha bridge. Photo from Malayala manorama Newspaper

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Jan 28 2017 (10:08)
Nirmal~   278 blog posts   13 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 2142977-2            Tags   Past Edits
I don't think it is banking. They both are going in same direction towards TCR. The Express is coming from PGT side towards TCR. The WAG9 is coming from SRR side towards TCR. Trains from SRR side will cross the bridge in opposite track and then change to left side track. So WAG9 will just reach the end of the bridge and stop for signal for track switch till the Express clears the route. This is a common seen in this location.

  
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Jan 28 2017 (17:01)
kcanoopnair   405 blog posts   200 correct pred (79% accurate)
Re# 2142977-4            Tags   Past Edits
But that shifting happen immediate after the bridge, that is no signal there in between. Iam not sure, but few years back there is no Signal immediate after the bridge to wards the TCR direction..
  
★★★  General Travel
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Jan 22 2017 (05:36)   MAS/Chennai Central (12 PFs)

Railfan Z bids adieu to SR*^~   11513 blog posts   2583 correct pred (84% accurate)
Entry# 2135463            Tags   Past Edits
Today's early morning spotting at MAS.

  
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Jan 22 2017 (06:00)
Nirmal~   278 blog posts   13 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 2135463-1            Tags   Past Edits
What is this doing in MAS PF. ? Is it a full rake?

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619 views
Jan 22 2017 (10:36)
LGD WAP7 with SBC Rajdhani soon to become history^~   10275 blog posts   15011 correct pred (86% accurate)
Re# 2135463-4            Tags   Past Edits
This has been manufactured by ICF.

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Jan 24 2017 (10:58)
Nirmal~   278 blog posts   13 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 2135463-41            Tags   Past Edits
Agree. But my question was why it came to MAS PF. Can these kind of full set of new rakes directly start from Villivakkam or from BBQ yard to respective division? Is it mandate that it should come to MAS PF and then go to respective divisions.

  
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Jan 24 2017 (11:14)
LGD WAP7 with SBC Rajdhani soon to become history^~   10275 blog posts   15011 correct pred (86% accurate)
Re# 2135463-42            Tags   Past Edits
Not necessary that it should come to PF. Probably officials wanted to inspect the rake.

  
924 views
Jan 24 2017 (11:51)
One Mail~   5103 blog posts   1466 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 2135463-43            Tags   Past Edits
Might be they would have thought to run it as special to destination. Then dropped the plan due to recent issue happened at MAS.
Or it can be, since there was issues going around chennai, they moved rake to MAS, so that coaches are not damaged. Usually, finished rakes are kept in VLK before going to its destination, which is vulnerable spot.
I feel mostly second might be the reason.
  
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Jan 18 2017 (21:23)   12623/Chennai Central - Thiruvananthapuram Central Mail (PT) | VLK/Villivakkam (4 PFs) | RPM/WAP-7/30391

srivenkatesh   114 blog posts
Entry# 2131786            Tags   Past Edits
Chennai Thiruvananthapuram Mail with LHB coaches :)
After a long wait , 12623 Trivandrum Mail started to run with LHB Coaches from Today
Video Link : click here

  
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Jan 18 2017 (22:22)
Nirmal~   278 blog posts   13 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 2131786-1            Tags   Past Edits
All coaches looks shining brand new except one or two.

  
1893 views
Jan 19 2017 (09:46)
LGD WAP7 with SBC Rajdhani soon to become history^~   10275 blog posts   15011 correct pred (86% accurate)
Re# 2131786-2            Tags   Past Edits
CR,SR,NR and NFR coaches.
  
Timeline
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Jan 16 2017 (03:33)
Jan 16 2017 (01:09)   Alappuzha - Dhanbad (Bokaro) Express (PT)/13352   Train - Halt Note - AVD/Avadi (4 PFs)

Nirmal~   2 Conf TLs   1 Void TLs
Generally halts for CBR Shathabdi and Kovai overtake

Dec 25 2011 (15:46)   (previous value)
Timeline Entry# 54984
by: BMTIR*^~
Generally halts for Kovai overtake

  
568 views
Jan 16 2017 (02:07)
Jayashree ❖ Amita*^   12905 blog posts   102927 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2128615-1            Tags   Past Edits
Halt note is for official halt only ...which are given for train on temporary basis for a specific period .

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Dec 30 2016 (20:27)   12503/Bengaluru Cantt. - Kamakhya Humsafar Express (Weekly) | PER/Perambur (4 PFs) | RPM/WAP-7/30413

ALI™~   1259 blog posts   2415 correct pred (67% accurate)
Entry# 2110766            Tags   Past Edits
High-Tech HUMSAFAR Express Starts Regular Journey From Bangalore Towards Kamakhya Via Howrah click here

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2091 views
Jan 05 2017 (07:09)
Nirmal~   278 blog posts   13 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 2110766-29            Tags   Past Edits
Is this really Perambur.? I don't think so.

  
1915 views
Jan 05 2017 (11:18)
ALI™~   1259 blog posts   2415 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 2110766-30            Tags   Past Edits
Yes bro
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