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Apr 13 2017 (12:30)   16792/Palaruvi Express (UnReserved) | PGT/Palakkad Junction (Palghat) (5 PFs)

sidhantcr   87 blog posts
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PUNALUR-PALAKKAD PALARUVI EXPRESS TO BE FLAGGED OFF ON APRIL 19
Kochi: The much-awaited Punalur-Palakkad Palaruvi Express train will begin its service on April 19. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will inaugurate the new service through video conferencing at 2.30pm at Punalur. Kodikkunnil Suresh MP and N.K. Premachandran MP will also present on the occasion. The train will provide much relief to hundreds of passengers who are struggling to reach offices on time due to the regular late running of Venad Express. On the inaugural day, the service will be limited only upto Ernakulam.
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train (16791), which starts from Punalur at 3.25am, will reach Kollam at 4.40am, Ernakulam North (9.35am) and Palakkad (1.20pm). In return, the train (16792), which starts from Palakkad at 4pm, will reach Ernakulam at 7.05pm, Kollam (11.25pm) and Punalur (1.20am). the train will have stops at Avaneeswaram, Kottarakkara, Ezhukon, Kundara, Perinad, Munroe Thuruthu, Sasthamkotta, Oachira, Kayamkulam, Mavelikkara, Cheriyanad, Chenganoor, Thiruvalla, Changanassery, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrissur, Ottappalam and Palakkad.
Kodikkunnil Suresh informed that in the beginning, there will be only 11 coaches and it will be increased according to the rush in the train. The new train was announced two months ago but it was delayed due to several reasons. The train will also be a huge relief for daily passengers who return from Palakkad to Ernakulam side

  
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Apr 13 2017 (12:34)
sidhantcr   87 blog posts
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Source : click here
  
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Apr 12 2017 (21:39)   PUU/Punalur (2 PFs)

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Entry# 2232850            Tags   Past Edits
Punalur - palakkad "Palaruvi express" from april 19th.PUU dep 3.10 ERN 9.50. Palaruvi exp Inaguration via video conference by suresh prabhu minister of railways at 2.30 pm /april 19 at PUU.says kodikunnil suresh mp

  
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Apr 12 2017 (23:53)
sidhantcr   87 blog posts
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Source please??

  
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Apr 13 2017 (07:53)
podhigai charal~   238 blog posts
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Manorama reporter kochin.

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Mar 08 2017 (09:00)   New train from Palakkad

imaravIndian^~   122 news posts
Entry# 2189756   News Entry# 295715         Tags   Past Edits
New train from Palakkad
Special Correspondent
The Hindu
Express train from Palakkad to Punalur starts at 4 p.m.
The new express train from Punalur to Palakkad, which will start running from next
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week, is likely to be christened ‘Palaruvi Express.’
A request in this connection by Kodikunnil Suresh, MP, has been submitted to Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu.
Mr. Suresh said in a statement that under the time table for the train, it would start at 3.25 a.m. from Punalur, leave Kollam at 5 a.m., Ernakulam at 9.45 a.m., and reach Palakkad at 1.20 p.m.
23 halts
The train will leave Palakkad for Punalur at 4 p.m., Ernakulam at 7.10 p.m., Kollam at 11.55 p.m. and reach Punalur at 1.20 p.m. The train will have 23 halts.
N.K. Premachandran, MP, said Railways had sanctioned operation of new trains on the Punalur-Edaman and New Aryankavu-Schencotta reaches of the Punalur-Schencotta sections where gauge conversion had been completed. The converted section was formally commissioned last week.
The Tirunelveli-Schencotta train will be extended to New Aryankavu for the purpose. Similarly, the Guruvayur-Punalur train and the Kollam-Punalur Passenger will be extended to Edaman, he said.
Send your feedback to:web.thehindu@thehindu.co.inCopyright© 2016, The Hindu

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Mar 09 2017 (01:56)
sidhantcr   87 blog posts
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Wht is the source?? Is the timetable released by railways? If so please share it... Was eagerly waiting to know the timings...

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Mar 09 2017 (15:20)
sidhantcr   87 blog posts
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Let's see how far Kodikunal Suresh MP would be able to convenience & press for 'Palaruvi Express'... Or would it mere extension of some existing passenger...

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Mar 08 2017 (09:46)   PGT/Palakkad Junction (Palghat) (5 PFs)

sidhantcr   87 blog posts
Entry# 2189781            Tags   Past Edits
New train from Palakkad
SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT
KOLLAM MARCH 08, 2017 00:00 IST
UPDATED: MARCH 08, 2017 04:09 IST
Express train from Palakkad to Punalur starts at 4 p.m.
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new express train from Punalur to Palakkad, which will start running from next week, is likely to be christened ‘Palaruvi Express.’
A request in this connection by Kodikunnil Suresh, MP, has been submitted to Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu.

Mr. Suresh said in a statement that under the time table for the train, it would start at 3.25 a.m. from Punalur, leave Kollam at 5 a.m., Ernakulam at 9.45 a.m., and reach Palakkad at 1.20 p.m.
23 halts
The train will leave Palakkad for Punalur at 4 p.m., Ernakulam at 7.10 p.m., Kollam at 11.55 p.m. and reach Punalur at 1.20 p.m. The train will have 23 halts.
N.K. Premachandran, MP, said Railways had sanctioned operation of new trains on the Punalur-Edaman and New Aryankavu-Schencotta reaches of the Punalur-Schencotta sections where gauge conversion had been completed. The converted section was formally commissioned last week.
The Tirunelveli-Schencotta train will be extended to New Aryankavu for the purpose. Similarly, the Guruvayur-Punalur train and the Kollam-Punalur Passenger will be extended to Edaman, he said.
  
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Feb 14 2017 (14:00)   06733/Angamaly - Ernakulam Jn Special | CHTS/Cochin Depot (2 PFs)

sidhantcr   87 blog posts
Entry# 2164052            Tags   Past Edits
New service to commence after the opening of the renovated Harbour Terminus station
The city is likely to get its first diesel electric multiple unit (DEMU) train in April, along with the resumption of passenger train services to the Harbour Terminus (HT) station in Willingdon Island.
DEMU will complement the mainline electric multiple unit (MEMU) train, which currently links Kochi with suburban towns. “MEMU will continue to be operated, while the route for DEMU will be finalised in March based on passenger demand from the suburbs. For now, DEMU service is expected to
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call at the renovated HT station in its morning and evening trips when there is scarce berthing space at the Ernakulam Junction railway station,” a senior Railway official said.
A passenger train that can shift to diesel engine will call at HT in the unlikely case of a DEMU rake not being available in April. On whether MEMU and the expected DEMU will lay the foundation for the commencement of suburban services in Kochi, he said full-fledged suburban services could be started only when a dedicated track was ready. Else, such short-distance trains will further slow down express trains that run below average speed in Kerala, the official added.
Meanwhile, a diesel engine is scheduled to conduct a trial run between the city and the Cochin Goods Yard in Willingdon Island in a day or two, prior to the arrival of a train-load of tracks to link the yard with HT, which is being renovated. The trial run attains significance since rail alignment in the goods yard sector was refixed recently.
Subsequently, a train carrying 110-metre-long tracks to be laid in the 2-km-long route up to HT will arrive at the yard. Track laying will be completed by the end of March, so that trains can be run to HT from April. The station building and platform at HT too are being renovated and tidied.
Food joints
Amenities such as dedicated parking space and food joints will be made available depending on passenger demand.
The renovated station is expected to reduce waiting time for trains at the Ernakulam Junction station(ERS), for want of track/platform, during peak hours. It will also help commuters from West Kochi do away with the task of travelling through congested roads to reach the Ernakulam Junction station.
  
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Jul 09 2016 (23:31)   PGT/Palakkad Junction (Palghat) (5 PFs)
 

2625A MAQ PGT Link Mangala Express*^~   401 blog posts
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New LED train arrival/departure display screen installed at PGT 2 days ago..
Pic credit:- My bro

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Jul 15 2016 (00:53)
sidhantcr   87 blog posts
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The old good shed in town station can be easily converted to a pitline. There are vast areas available with railways in PGTN. Earlier an sleeper factory used to operate at PGTN during MG days & trains from PGT needs to go through that to reach PGTN.
  
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Jun 18 2016 (13:37)   PGT/Palakkad Junction (Palghat) (5 PFs)
 

Yadukrishnan R   40 blog posts
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PGT yard

  
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Jun 21 2016 (01:30)
sidhantcr   87 blog posts
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Can be much better if couple of pitlines & stabling lines are made available...
  
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Jun 16 2016 (02:10)   SRR/Shoranur Junction (7 PFs)
 

sidhantcr   87 blog posts
Entry# 1896230            Tags   Past Edits
Lot of inaugurations... @ srr, ers & nil

  
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Jun 16 2016 (09:05)
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Today the ERS station will definitely be spic and span. Hope Kerala benefits from the new time table with regularisation of special trains and speeding up of few new trains
  
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Jun 01 2016 (02:16)   PGT/Palakkad Junction (Palghat) (5 PFs)
 

2625A MAQ PGT Link Mangala Express*^~   401 blog posts
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Once the traditional RRI signalling system is replaced by Electronic Interlocking system with a fully computerised Visual Display Unit at PGT and opening up of the 5th platform, the train handling capacity of Palakkad Jn. would improve manifold. Expecting the Chennai Palani Express to get extended to Palghat similar to Amrita Exp being extended to Pollachi. Also, in the new TT w.e.f Oct 2016, new trains in the PGT POY PLNI route should be included..
My Suggestions are:-
Mangalore/Kannur- Madurai Intercity Express
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Palani Fast Passenger DEMU
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Palghat Rameswaram ONT Express.comments are welcome... thanks

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sidhantcr   87 blog posts
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I meant the other route... PGT -> PGTN -> DG -> MDU -> NCJ -> CAPE/KCVL

  
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Jun 05 2016 (00:28)
sidhantcr   87 blog posts
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Yes... Thats correct !!!

  
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Jun 05 2016 (00:36)
sidhantcr   87 blog posts
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I don't understand the logic behind asking the extension of Amrita Express... Its the sole EXPRESS based out from PGT/PGTN, the divisional headquaters. Also the facts & figures states that this train is already enjoying good patronage. Then why do ppl want this to be extended when there is a demand already going on to add the removed AC 3 Tier.
If its only with extension & patronage is not an aspect, then why can't we have Cheran extended to POY via PGT ???

  
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Jun 05 2016 (14:10)
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I am also against the extension of Amrita Exp . But, as its already running as special train to POY, I believe its difficult to backtrack.. Chennai Palani exp should be extended to PGT on an urgent basis and should be speeded up in the new tt..as the signalling works would be over by now.

  
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Jun 06 2016 (01:22)
sidhantcr   87 blog posts
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Anyhow the yard remodelling & signalling works is over now. Let keep our fingures crossed & see how things would shape up...
  
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May 25 2016 (20:17)   22609/Mangaluru - Coimbatore Intercity SF Express | PGT/Palakkad Junction (Palghat) (5 PFs)
 

sidhantcr   87 blog posts
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Some trains partially cancelled today : Southern Railway has partially cancelled some trains on Wednesday in view of the gauge conversion work on the Palakkad-Pollachi section.
Train No 56323 Coimbatore-Mangaluru fast passenger leaving Coimbatore Junction at 7.30 a.m. has been partially cancelled between Coimbatore and Kozhikode. It will start from Kozhikode at the scheduled time — 1 p.m.
Train No 56324 Mangaluru-Coimbatore fast passenger leaving Mangaluru Central at 7.40 p.m., will run only up to Kozhikode.
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No 22609 Mangaluru-Coimbatore Inter-City Express leaving Mangaluru Central at 11.45 a.m. has been partially cancelled between Palakkad Junction and Coimbatore, and the train will run only up to Palakkad Junction.
Train No 22610 Coimbatore-Mangaluru Inter-City Express leaving Coimbatore Junction at 6.30 a.m. will start from Palakkad Junction at the scheduled time — 7.30 a.m.
A release said that work on non-interlocking system will be taken up at Palakkad Junction to connect the newly laid track with the main lines and the yard between May 25 and June 4. Work will be taken up from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  
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What gauge conversion is this?...........Is this to connect the newly laid track next to platform-1 [earlier which was metre gauge] ??? If this becomes a new platform what would be the number of the same ??

  
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May 26 2016 (17:43)
sidhantcr   87 blog posts
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Its the non-interlocking activity with the Gauge Conversation. After this any train from any direction can be received in any platform as this can be handled with the click of a mouse
excerpt from TOI :
With completion of non-interlocked working and yard remodeling at Palakkad junction station, operational efficiency at this station will improved manifold. The electronic interlocking system which replace prevailing route relay interlocking system will provide Palakkad Junction station with scope for incorporating future modernization measures as well. The station will have direct access platform from its main entry,
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resulting in an additional new platform.
Upon completion of the above work, the signaling system for train movement in Palakkad junction and Palakkad town stations will also undergo modernization. The token working system of signaling in this section will be replaced with continuous track circuiting based signaling system. Consequently, the token working system prevailing in Palakkad junction - Palakkad Town, which is the last of its kind in the division, will cease to exist.
Advantages of the above work will result in entire signaling system improved through modernization. Station Master can receive or dispatch trains through fully computerized visual display units at the click of a mouse. Prevailing system of route relay interlocking will be changed to electronic interlocking system. Palakkad junction will be the first in Southern Railway to have two visual display units (1 as stand by) in place of RRI panel to signal train movement
Track length of existing platforms one and two will be increased from 650 meters to 715 meters to receive long rake trains, especially the goods trains. The newly built direct entry platform with ramp facility will be 600 meters long, capable of accommodating 26 coach trains. Length of track number 10 used for goods loading/unloading work will be increased so that 42 wagons can be released simultaneously, instead of the prevailing 32 wagons.
The track will then be equipped with receipt and dispatch facilities without the need of shunting. Substantial improvement can be expected in punctuality of wagon movement and connected safety aspects.

  
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May 27 2016 (11:22)
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Great to hear that. The article mentions '' newly built direct entry platform'. Which platform is this one ??? The one where metre gauge used to come previously ?
Not sure whether that can be used for long distance trains. There are no water filling facilities and neither vendors.
But overall good to hear the changes which are being incorporated which would reduce overall efficiency in train movements.

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