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Blog Posts by shantanilroy
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Jan 08 2017 (16:36)   12504/Kamakhya - Bengaluru Cantt. Humsafar Express(Weekly) | DKAE/Dankuni Junction (5 PFs) | SGUJ/WDP-4/20082

Aditya   3352 blog posts   14747 correct pred (79% accurate)
Entry# 2120236            Tags   Past Edits
The new member & 2nd HUMSAFAR of IR
Bang on tym running 12504/Kamakhya - Bengaluru Cantt. Humsafar Express led by SGUJ WDP4 20082 slowed down at Dankuni to follow a TSR of 30kmph and procced towars its next stop Howrah.
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PC - Gaurav Sharma

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Jan 12 2017 (14:33)
shantanilroy   11 blog posts   14 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2120236-8            Tags   Past Edits
Unable to book tickets on this through IRCTC. Showing an error relating to VEG/NON_VEG. But there is no place in the reservation details to enter the VEG/NON_VEG option.
  
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Oct 01 2016 (16:27)   12377/Padatik Express (PT) | JPE/Jalpaiguri Road (2 PFs)

অনুভব অর্ক~   1780 blog posts   101 correct pred (61% accurate)
Entry# 2008028            Tags   Past Edits
A Stoppage At Jalpaiguri Road (JPE) and New Chyangrabandha (NCBD) Is needed to cater more People...

4 posts - Fri Oct 28, 2016

  
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Oct 28 2016 (17:29)
shantanilroy   11 blog posts   14 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2008028-5            Tags   Past Edits
Just arrived by this from SDAH on 26th. Travelled by AC3 and almost all people got down at NJP. Had a peek into some of the other coaches and, barring the general coaches, almost all were 80% empty. If this is the case, why extend it till NOQ? A stop at JPE or even at Maynaguri Road would have given the people of this region a great alternative of travelling to Kolkata after finishing the day's work. So..yes, a stoppage at JPE is definitely a must.

  
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Oct 28 2016 (18:34)
Pained to know Boeing 777 landcrashed~   23273 blog posts   21097 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 2008028-6            Tags   Past Edits
The reason is the train has been extended to NOQ only frm 2.10 for which booking was already done 4 moinths before so almost all passengers are already booked upto NJP,very little scope for NOQ/NCB pax to book in an already overcrowded train

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Nov 18 2016 (08:28)
nobhonil10   1650 blog posts
Re# 2008028-8            Tags   Past Edits
Reservation will gain momentum once full quota is applicable from March and there needs to be more allocation of quota for New Coochbehar and New Alipurduar as intended to cater to huge section of nbengal population .NJP has a lot of dedicated trains and accompanied with them huge quota in almost all the trains and specials as well.Stoppage at Jalpaiguri Road can be considered and no more stoppage required.

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Nov 20 2016 (21:25)
shantanilroy   11 blog posts   14 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2008028-12            Tags   Past Edits
A distance of 71+ kms by road from Jalpaiguri To Mathbhanga or 50 from NJP to Jalpaiguri and that too in North Bengal is a considerable distance by all means. And how many SF trains to Kolkata does NCB require? Or for that matter even NOQ? A train from Dhubri would probably not be a superfast and would probably take a lot more time and have ridiculous timings for the people of Jalpaiguri. Almost all SF trains originating from Bihar have scores of stoppages between PNBE and MGS. So why not have a few more for this if this will benefit more people? Look at the Northeast Express (JPE stoppage), or SF trains to South India (stoppage at Dhupguri) and the GHY-SBC express (with stoppages both at Dhupguri and JPE) and you would understand what I mean. These too have extra stoppages at these places within 2 hours. And if I...
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were to agree to you then I think a stoppage at NCB is not justified simply because it is just around 20kms from NOQ the terminating station.

  
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Nov 22 2016 (15:19)
nobhonil10   1650 blog posts
Re# 2008028-13            Tags   Past Edits
I guess you have not read my previous posts as I have always maintained that Stoppage at Jalpaiguri Rd for Padatik is required as it is the target poulation the train is going to serve.But not required at NCBD.As far as stoppage at NCB is concerned,it not only caters to its Town but also to surrounding catchment areas in Bamanhat,Tufanganj,Dhubri etc.NCB would always have stoppage even if NOQ doesnt(which is there for Raj and 1-2 other trains).As far as Dhubri train is concerned,Its a huge populated town catering to a lot of Lower Assam passengers,accompanied with passengers of nbengal in TFG,NCB,MHBA,JPE,NJP and who said it would have odd arrival at JPE.DBB train would always have daytime journey in between DBB and NJP as evening departures are not possible due to unavailability of slots.Stoppages will be there in the region it will cater to and will have minimal stoppages en route...
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after NJP.
  
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Sep 15 2016 (22:02)   19602/New Jalpaiguri - Udaipur City Weekly Express (PT)
 

bibhu~   826 blog posts
Entry# 1992741            Tags   Past Edits
abr wdm3a with njp udz express at smdp

  
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Sep 20 2016 (10:32)
shantanilroy   11 blog posts   14 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 1992741-1            Tags   Past Edits
Will this get ELOCO soon from Samasthipur to DLI?
  
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Mar 07 2016 (00:23)   12505/North East Express
 

अथर्व^~   32816 blog posts   2488 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 1759537            Tags   Past Edits
569 KMS
16hrs 25m
12505 NE for u.....

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Mar 07 2016 (13:09)
shantanilroy   11 blog posts   14 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 1759537-3            Tags   Past Edits
Take today for example. Departure from ALD at 12-20. Reached Subedarganj which is 4 kms from ALD at 12.58. That's more than 30 minutes to cover 4 kms.
Terrible!!!!!!!!. Travelling by this on 22nd March from JPE to ANVT. Will have to experience this ordeal as well. Will definitely file an RTI for this if the same thing happens.

  
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Mar 07 2016 (13:51)
अथर्व^~   32816 blog posts   2488 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1759537-4            Tags   Past Edits
2-3 bje tk phuchegi ANVT
  
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Mar 02 2016 (16:38)   12506/North East Express (PT)
 

mushfiquekhalid^~   3625 blog posts   2216 correct pred (74% accurate)
Entry# 1755385            Tags   Past Edits
Will it get LHB rake in near future ????? Any news regarding it

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Mar 04 2016 (21:35)
shantanilroy   11 blog posts   14 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 1755385-10            Tags   Past Edits
This should be given LHB rake soon. But what can be done about the rotten step motherly treatment it gets between MGS and ALD and ALD and Kanpur Central. Take today for example-it departs 2 minutes late from MGS at 7.22 am and reaches ALD at 14.27 taking 7 hours to travel 153 kms!!!!!
Then from ALD to CNB it takes 4 and a half hours. Why this shoddy treatment? And this is a regular occurrence. Is there no way out from this nightmare for passengers from the Northeast? Even the Purvottar Sampark Kranti gets similar treatment. As long as this kind of treatment is not resolved, providing LHB rake or whatever comfort to passengers are all going to be worthless. Excepting
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the Rajdhani all North east trains to Delhi get pretty much the same treatment. Why?

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Mar 04 2016 (23:07)
mushfiquekhalid^~   3625 blog posts   2216 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 1755385-14            Tags   Past Edits
i could say rajdhani too have been running late in this section but it belongs to NR it doesnot get delayed ..... more over rajdhani comes in most priority so it cant be late
  
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Aug 09 2015 (00:05)   12509/Bengaluru Cantt. - Guwahati (Kaziranga) Express (PT) | KHAI/Khirai (3 PFs) | HWH/WAP-4/22651
 

Sabyasachi*^~   8783 blog posts   173378 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 1560784            Tags   Past Edits
The train with highest number of AC's , travelling huge lot of distance connecting South to Far East, the mighty 24 coach 12509 Bangalore Guwahati Tri weekly Exp blasts off KHIRAI almost an Hour late at approx 100kmph with Howrah WAP-4 22651.
It had 7 3A coaches, 2 2A coaches with the existing Sleeper, GS,PC and Guard coaches.

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Aug 09 2015 (20:33)
shantanilroy   11 blog posts   14 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 1560784-8            Tags   Past Edits
I saw this train today at JPE. I was basically looking for the coach arrangement. To my surprise I found that there were 9 AC3 coaches and only 1 AC2 coach. On an AC3 coach it was clearly written that it was a replacement for the A2. The coach arrangement was something like GS-GS-S1-S2-S3-S4-S5-S6-S7-B1-B2-B3-B4-A1-B5-B6-B7 -B8-B9-S8-PC-S9-S10-SLR
  
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Aug 09 2014 (13:53)   12552/Kamakhya - Yesvantpur Weekly AC SF Express
 

shantanilroy   11 blog posts   14 correct pred (78% accurate)
Entry# 1182703            Tags   Past Edits
I wish to travel soon by this train to Katpadi. However the number of AC2 quota for NJP is very low. Can I book a ticket through IRCTC from New Bongaigaon(NBQ) and board at NJP? Will my ticket be booked under the NBQ quota only. Pardon me if this sounds like a noob question.

  
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Aug 09 2014 (13:54)
Boxer Bhai   38443 blog posts   12675 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 1182703-1            Tags   Past Edits
u can book go ahead

  
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Aug 09 2014 (13:55)
shantanilroy   11 blog posts   14 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 1182703-2            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks a ton. Will do so immediately.

  
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Aug 09 2014 (13:55)
Aafaque Ahmed~   792 blog posts   23504 correct pred (66% accurate)
Re# 1182703-3            Tags   Past Edits
Yes u can... jst change the boarding point while booking.
  
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Oct 11 2012 (06:51)   03129/Kolkata - Alipur Duar SpecialFare Special
 

shantanilroy   11 blog posts   14 correct pred (78% accurate)
Entry# 547783            Tags   Past Edits
I have booked a ticket on this train for 11/10/2012. However the train does not show up on the bookings listing.Is it cancelled? Please help.

  
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Oct 11 2012 (09:38)
Hercule Poirot   6459 blog posts   144 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 547783-1            Tags   Past Edits
Train has a Limited Run from Oct 11 to Oct 26 (subject to further announcements)
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