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Jan 29 2017 (13:25)   12692/Sri Sathya Sai Prashanthi Nilayam - Chennai Central Express | SBC/KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore) (10 PFs) | RPM/WAP-7/30393

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Entry# 2144525            Tags   Past Edits
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Great REPORT bro Finishing parallel entry looks nice
MAS-SBC-MAS TRIP (Continued...):
For PART-1:/blog/post/2144306.
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PART-2(SBC-MAS):
Date:28.01.2017(Saturday)
Train:12692
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Satya Sai Prashanti Nilayam - Chennai Central SF Express
Loco: ET WAP4 22883/RPM WAP7 30393
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I had taken this train instead of 8 Mail due to the foreseen delayed runs of KK. This is my first journey in this train. This is a relatively obscure choice,atleast as far as I am concerned, between SBC and MAS. I had reached the Majestic station by 21:45 hrs. The scheduled arrival at SBC is 22:13 hrs. But the display showed that the train was running with a delay of 23 mins. And there was no PF allotted yet. Meanwhile, the display boards showed that 8 Mail was scheduled to leave at 01:00 hrs(delay of 2hrs 20 mins, a considerable improvement). There were announcements being made on the rescheduling of Mail. Passengers who had much expectation on Mail, wore a sign of disappointment,drowsiness and anger on their faces. The MAS-SBC SF had arrived onto PF.No.2 led by WAP7 30411. It had Amazon advertisements all over its coaches. The Shatabdi from MAS was expected at 22:30 hrs while the Lalbagh Express was expected to arrive at 22:05 hrs. Hampi Express departed bang on time. UBL-SBC JS arrived on time. The entire station premises was resounding with EMD honking. At sharp 22:05 hrs, Lalbagh arrived with WAP7 honking madly delayed by half an hour.
For a change,Our train was given PF.No.1, the sole property of 8 Mail. Now Shatabdi's arrival time changed to 22:35 hrs. This clearly meant that our train would be delayed even more. 12027 arrived at PF.No.7 with its standard delay of 10 mins at 22:40 hrs. Then the announcement for our train was made as"Your kind attention please! Train No.12692 SSPN-Chennai Superfast Express coming from SSPN is expected to arrive on PF.No.1 at 10:50 PM.". Note that SSPN is announced as "S S P N" and not "Satya Sai Prashanti Nilayam". The clocked ticked by. It was at 23:00 hrs(scheduled departure of 12692 from SBC), that a bright beam shone on the rake of MAS-SBC SF. And there it was,our train hurried onto the PF hauled by WCR's red hunk ET WAP4 22883 with twin tone honking. The train was empty. Not a soul was seen inside the train including general coaches. The passengers who wanted to board general coaches of Mail scrambled into these empty coaches of 12692 without any second thought even as the train was pulling in. The train came to a stop with a jerk(CBC effect). My coach was S5 2009 made coach. It was evident that it had undergone POH. I was given a LB(non-track side). Charging points were present.
Now I was wondering which loco will take charge of our train for the SBC-MAS leg. There was 30393 waiting for its duty at PF.No.2 at the BNC end right behind MAS-SBC SF. Usually,as far as I know, 8 Mail's link takes this position. As soon as Mail gets shunted and the shunter decouples from the rake and moves to the siding, the loco will reverse onto PF.No.1 and coupling takes place. But its a fact that 30393 will not haul Mail as Mail has LSA with Lalbagh Express. As expected, 30393 coupled to our train without any movement, jerks or obstacles as it happens usually in CBC rakes. The crew at SBC must be lauded for the same. To put it in a nutshell, the loco which brought me was going to take me back. The Shatabdi was meanwhile shunted in order to receive BWT-SBC Express wjich will continue as MYS Passenger.
At 23:15 hrs, P7 gave a long whining toot and we were off. We clearly the points slowly and accelerated out of the limits of SBC. Led by a RPM WAP7, BWT Express was waiting at SBC outer for us to clear its way. The LPs were in a joyous mood which they expressed through honking. We halted at BNC for about 4 mins. Passengers were expecting LTT-CBE(Kurla) Express which too was delayed. We skipped BNCE and BYPL at MPS. We had a 2 min halt at KJM. There were WDG4 twins(one of them was GY's 12605) and KJM alco twins at KJM. Once again, we touched MPS and arrived at WFD. After a minute halt, we left WFD at 00:00 hrs. WFD-BWT was covered in flat 38 mins.One thing that proved to be a disturbance was the jerks and kicks as a consequence of CBC due to numerous slowdowns and powerful acceleration of P7. It was indeed a nightmare intervening a much required good night's sleep.
As a consequence of one such jolt, I woke up to find that we were accelerating out of AJJ. AJJ-PER was done non-stop without any clearance problem. After a quick halt at PER,P7 accelerated madly only to slow down for the PSR of 30 at VJM. We switched onto tracks towards MAS. We were stopped at BBQ for unknown reasons. As we were waiting for starter,a light TNP alco coming from BZA end went through PF.No.7 into BBQ end. Simultaneously, late running 22644 PNBE-ERS SF led by ED WAP4 22603 entered from the BZA side onto PF.No.6. The entire train had almost crossed the PF limits when we got proceed signal. We witnessed a parallel run or race rather till MAS. P7 quickly accelerated and overtook 22644. 22644 re-overtook us. This went on in an alternate manner. After a series of overtakes and re-overtakes, both the trains simultaneously pulled onto adjacent PFs(5-22644 and 6-12692) at 5:10 hrs. We were early by 5 mins. LGD WAP4s 22213 and 22264 were seen resting after their duties.
Overall, this train got best sectional clearance between SBC and MAS for this. But it can never equal Mail.
Overall rating:
Cleanliness- 10/10.
Comfort-5/10(Needless to say,P7+ CBC rake).
Speed & Punctuality-10/10.

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Mar 29 2017 (12:36)
அர்விந்த் aRvInD~   279 blog posts   185 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2144525-2            Tags   Past Edits
Excellent balance b/w Geeky terms and Story-reading captivity. Semma write-up, Evalo naala IRI geek ah erukinga?..!

  
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Mar 29 2017 (13:32)
MS TPJ section becomes FEDL^~   9918 blog posts   13835 correct pred (86% accurate)
Re# 2144525-3            Tags   Past Edits
Haha! Thanks bro for your compliment! :D Glad you liked it and thanks for your patient reading. Please do read this-/blog/post/2144306.
  
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Mar 06 2017 (00:21)   82842/Krishnarajapuram - Bhubaneshwar Suvidha Special

அர்விந்த் aRvInD~   279 blog posts   185 correct pred (73% accurate)
Entry# 2187400            Tags   Past Edits
Update #tb with From and To in English Pls update #admin

  
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Mar 06 2017 (08:09)
ಅರ್ಜುನ್ अजुॅन Arjun~   991 blog posts   31 correct pred (85% accurate)
Re# 2187400-1            Tags   Past Edits
Any officals said asking borad tb...
  
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Jan 26 2017 (13:22)   12509/Bengaluru Cantt. - Guwahati (Kaziranga) Express (PT)

அர்விந்த் aRvInD~   279 blog posts   185 correct pred (73% accurate)
Entry# 2140941            Tags   Past Edits
Did a Jam packed journey on this yesterday. This is the longest train I've ever seen in KJM KPD section. What's the most longest train in IR?

  
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Jan 26 2017 (13:26)
IR no more Safe^~   21775 blog posts   97721 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 2140941-1            Tags   Past Edits
DBRG CAPE Vivek Exp is the longest.

  
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Jan 31 2017 (18:50)
அர்விந்த் aRvInD~   279 blog posts   185 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2140941-2            Tags   Past Edits
I didn't ask about Long distance travelling train. I questioned train that has most no of Coaches except in goods train..

  
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Jan 31 2017 (18:53)
IR no more Safe^~   21775 blog posts   97721 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 2140941-3            Tags   Past Edits
Many have that.
24 coaches max permitted.
  
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Jan 31 2017 (11:10)   KJM/Krishnarajapuram (4 PFs)

அர்விந்த் aRvInD~   279 blog posts   185 correct pred (73% accurate)
Entry# 2146548            Tags   Past Edits
People from Whitefield/ITPL/Hope farm instead of taking ITPL main road route which has Phoenix mall traffic, Choosing Old Madras road via Hoodi bridge which save you much time and frustration due to traffic. Before KR Puram bridge, take left and using the under bridge road, one can reach PF#1 ticket counter avoiding entire conjugation at KR Puram flyover/ Tin factory. This tip is useful only when traveling towards KJM. Pls refer the screenshot attached.
  
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Jan 31 2017 (11:01)   KJM/Krishnarajapuram (4 PFs)

அர்விந்த் aRvInD~   279 blog posts   185 correct pred (73% accurate)
Entry# 2146541            Tags   Past Edits
During Late Night 11pm-4am Like any other metro city station, KJM also has stupendous city bus connectivity to Silk board 500D and Marathali bridge 500P. Both AC and Non-AC are available. If you want to reach around ITPL or elsewhere where night buses are not there, KJM has 24 hours Uber pool service which mostly run empty on nights. For Whitefield station and from many other places Pooling isn't available always. People can use this to save money from looting auto waalas in nighttime and also farthest convinently...
  
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Journey: Sun Jan 29, 2017 @ 17:05
Class: 2nd Sitting - 2S
Travel: WJR/Walajah Road Junction   to   KJM/Krishnarajapuram   |   240 km / 359 km
12607/Lalbagh Express
Entry# 2136963

Posted by: அர்விந்த் aRvInD~   279 blog posts   185 correct pred (73% accurate)
PNR: 432-xxxxxxx   |   Similar PNRs
Posted Status as of: Jan 23 2017 (11:28)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 53 (Booking Status: W/L 72,PQWL)
Total Fare:  120
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Please analyze this PNR, and predict the final Charting Status. Thanks.

Latest Status as of: Jan 29 2017 (14:01)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 45 (Booking Status: W/L 72,PQWL)
Total Fare:  120
Chart PREPARED

Full PNR Status History (4 statuses)
Status as of: Jan 29 2017 (14:01)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 45 (Booking Status: W/L 72,PQWL)
Total Fare:  120
Chart PREPARED

Status as of: Jan 28 2017 (11:33)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 49 (Booking Status: W/L 72,PQWL)
Total Fare:  120
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Status as of: Jan 26 2017 (12:44)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 50 (Booking Status: W/L 72,PQWL)
Total Fare:  120
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Status as of: Jan 23 2017 (11:19)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 53 (Booking Status: W/L 72,PQWL)
Total Fare:  120
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Jan 25 2017 (16:02)
அர்விந்த் aRvInD~   279 blog posts   185 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2136963-1            Tags   Past Edits
Any chances of this CNF?

  
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Jan 29 2017 (01:00)
அர்விந்த் aRvInD~   279 blog posts   185 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2136963-2            Tags   Past Edits
How to know how many PQWL seats available?
  
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Jan 22 2017 (22:20)  

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Entry# 2136497            Tags   Past Edits
#sitesuggestion * Atleast ask for mobile no. at the time of registering for this site & their should be a restriction that only one account can be created with using any specific mobile no. This will reduce the no. Of multiple Acoounts holders from this site. * An online helpine E-mail address should be there which will help members in problems related to login or forgetting password or forgetting mail address. Currently when anyone faces login problems, he/she needs to create another account to convey his/her problem to the moderator and then that problem gets shorted out but with this Helpline E-mail service that wouldn't be needed. Why can't we have an annual IRI awards as IRFCA organises?

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Jan 23 2017 (11:34)
அர்விந்த் aRvInD~   279 blog posts   185 correct pred (73% accurate)
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I have taken my login issue multiple times:
indiarailinfo requires Email only login. But unfortunately, for 1st time I signed through my fb, hence everytime I'm required to login through that. How do I login to my profile using mail?
***Also pls implement login through Permanent Name which is unique for this site...

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Jan 14 2017 (00:16)   06579/Yesvantpur - Visakhapatnam Tatkal Fare Special

அர்விந்த் aRvInD~   279 blog posts   185 correct pred (73% accurate)
Entry# 2126268            Tags   Past Edits
Finally this train got listed in NTES database hence trackable. Even last week it wasn't. While announcement for this train is made at WFD, coaches are told in reverse and no GS is included. One SLR front S7-S1 B2 B1 A1 then again SLR back. Yet front SLR contains 2S kind of sitting! (Like Brindavan or Kovai exp). Back SLR is normal berth cum seats.. ñot sure why it's arranged this way...

1 posts - Sat Jan 14, 2017

  
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Jan 14 2017 (00:19)
அர்விந்த் aRvInD~   279 blog posts   185 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2126268-2            Tags   Past Edits
Since I'm long time train enthusiastic and use this site more than average, I want correct coach data to remove both GS and S8. How can I edit the Coach arrangement myself?

  
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Jan 14 2017 (01:12)
அர்விந்த் aRvInD~   279 blog posts   185 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2126268-3            Tags   Past Edits
After engine immediately one door with small space I saw and thought it's for ladies, then big space of 2S seats with 3 doors on both ends and middle. All these without any links. After this coach S7 is linked.. so GS isn't available right ?

  
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Jan 14 2017 (01:13)
Half Girl friend   39233 blog posts   12710 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 2126268-4            Tags   Past Edits
3doors in one coach means gs only

  
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Jan 14 2017 (01:17)
அர்விந்த் aRvInD~   279 blog posts   185 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2126268-5            Tags   Past Edits
But previously when I asked, someone from IRI said SLR can include GS coaches...

  
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Jan 14 2017 (01:24)
Half Girl friend   39233 blog posts   12710 correct pred (61% accurate)
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Slr will have 2 gates ,gs will have 3 gates
  
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Jan 12 2017 (18:12)   VSKP/WAP-4/22992

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VSKP WAP4 22992 with front panto up and headlights on in MSTS.
#MSTSbyAditya

1 posts - Thu Jan 12, 2017

  
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Jan 12 2017 (18:20)
MS TPJ section becomes FEDL^~   9918 blog posts   13835 correct pred (86% accurate)
Re# 2124853-2            Tags   Past Edits
Meaning? The pic is a bit blurred.

  
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Jan 13 2017 (12:49)
அர்விந்த் aRvInD~   279 blog posts   185 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2124853-3            Tags   Past Edits
GTA is some of the most popular game. The images looked just like its in that game. See click here

  
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Jan 13 2017 (13:10)
MS TPJ section becomes FEDL^~   9918 blog posts   13835 correct pred (86% accurate)
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LoL!
I know about GTA bro. But this is not GTA. The original GTA is played on PC. This is Microsoft Train Simulator(MSTS) which is a desktop train simulator game. Indian addons are available online which can be downloaded and played in MSTS.

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Jan 13 2017 (13:55)
JBP ET OHE OMG 😲 SUPPORTS KKR 😎~   12818 blog posts   22 correct pred (42% accurate)
Re# 2124853-7            Tags   Past Edits
FYI Vice city didn't had train

  
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Jan 14 2017 (01:15)
அர்விந்த் aRvInD~   279 blog posts   185 correct pred (73% accurate)
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I knew it never had. When several Movie trailers are made imitating GTA, train isn't difficult. So I thought such render it is... Pls watch this click here
  
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Jan 11 2017 (19:44)   22681/Mysuru - Chennai Central Weekly SF Express

அர்விந்த் aRvInD~   279 blog posts   185 correct pred (73% accurate)
Entry# 2123837            Tags   Past Edits
If this train runs every weekend, GNWL and TQWL will be till Regret!! All Infosys people will use this...
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