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General Travel
Feb 25 2016 (21:29)  

chandra_sekar2009   94 blog posts
Entry# 1749634            Tags   Past Edits
Seems until this government is there no new trains in major routes will be introduced. Who asked for rail auto hub in Chennai when we have other priorities here? The third and fourth line from Chennai to Nellore is not getting any railway minister's attention !!! Chennai has the lowest suburban stations, as per wiki it is just 74 compared to 300+ and 400+ in Mumbai and Kolkata respectively. Many stations in suburban routes have no facilities. Also other new routes and projects in the state announced previously now forgotten :(
Rail Budget
Feb 23 2016 (14:55)  

Naveen Vellari House   74 blog posts
Entry# 1747251            Tags   Past Edits
Kerala's Wishlist for 2016 Railway Budget:
New Trains needed
1. New Bi-weekly SF (CR) from Kochuveli to Indore Via Madgoan, Surat, Ratlam, Fatehabad.
2. New Supefast from CAPE to Katra sharing Kochuveli Amritsar timeslot
3. New daily intercity
express train from calicut to Madurai via palakkad, kollengode, pollachi, palani.
4. New Triweekly Night Express train from Ernakulam to Karwar.
5. New Demu service between Calicut and Kannur.
6. New Demu service between Kannur and Manglore.
7. New Reverse Memu between Kanyakumari and Kollam.
8. Tri-weekly express train between Ernakulam Harbour station and Chennai.
9. New daily night Express between Kannur and Rameswaram via palakkad, kollengode, pollachi, palani.
10. New Bi-weekly Superfast from Cannore to Puri.
11. New Intercity Express train from Nilambur to Sencotta via palakkad, kollengode, palani, Sivakasi.
12. New Triweekly Night Express train from Trivandrum to Pondichery via NJT, Manamadurai, Karaikudi.
13. New weekly Superfast from Ernakulam to Bhubaneswar.
14. New Tri-weekly Superfast from Ernakulam to Chennai.
15. New JAN SHATHABDI TCR(5.15AM) -Aleppy(7.30AM) - Kochuveli (9.30AM) Ret: Kochuveli (6.15PM) -Aleppy(8.15PM) - TCR (10.40PM) janshatabdi -> Monday to Friday
16. New daily Kollam Madurai Intercity Express via punalaur, sengottai once gauge conversion over.
17. New daily Kollam Chennai Superfast Express via punalaur, sengottai once gauge conversion over.
Extension Needed
1. Extend TVC-SRR Venad Express to Nilambur.
2. Extend Byndoor-Kasargod to Kannur.
3. Extend Shornur Calicut evening Passanger to Kannur.
4. Extend Calicut Thrissur Morning Passanger (make origin from Kannur).
5. Extend Poorna Express via Miraj to Aleppy/Kochuveli from Ernakulam.
6. Extend Mayiladuratai Coimbatore Janshatabdi to Palakkad.
7. Extend Chennai Coimbatore shathabdi to Palakkad.
8. Extend Coimbatore-Nagarcoil/Tuticorin Express to Cannore/Calicut/Shornur.
9. Extend Kochuveli-Bikaner to Bathinada.
Increase Frequency
1. All MEMU that run 6 days a week to daily.
2. CAN - TVC janshatabdi -> daily.
3. Kollam Vishakhapattanam Express to triweekly.
4. Kochuveli-Dehradun to Bi-weekly.
5. Thiruvananthapuram-Veraval to Bi-weekly
6. Nagercoil-Ghandhidham to Bi-weekly.
7. PUNE ERS SF to 3 days a week from bi-weekly.
8. Rajdhani Express to four day a week from tri-weekly
9. Ernakulam-Madgoan to triweekly from weekly.
10. Ernakulam - Bilaspur Express to Biweekly from weekly
11. Kacheguda - Manglore Express to Daily from Bi-weekly (so that Sabari Express can skip Shornur Junction)
Slip trains
1. Delink Nilambur TVC Rajya Rani and make it in Aleppy route.
2. Extend Portion of Amrita Express to Pollachi and other Portion to Mettupalayam from Palakkad.
3. Slip train to Ernakulam Karaikkal express from Calicut/Cannore.
New/Remove Stoppages
1. Allow Stop at Quilandy and Feroke for kannur Ernakulam Intercity + Nethravathi or ERS PUNE SF Express.
2. Allow stop at Kazhakkoottam(Technopark) Guruvayur Trivandrum Intercity express, Chennai superfast, Trivandrum Shalimar Superfast, Ernad Express
3. Remove JS stoppage at Mavelikkara
4. Remove stoppage at Ernakulam North, Punkunnam of Aleppy Chennai Superfast
5. Remove stoppage of Pothannur of West Coat Express
Re-route needed
1. Chennai Mail to skip Coimbatore junction
2. Trivandrum – Shalimar and Ernakulam Patna to skip Chennai and make it via Tirupati

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Feb 24 2016 (21:06)
chandra_sekar2009   94 blog posts
Re# 1747251-2            Tags   Past Edits
New trains okay but asking for skipping coimbatore and extending trains to kerala from TN will be opposed.

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General Travel
Feb 08 2016 (18:50)  

chandra_sekar2009   94 blog posts
Entry# 1733355            Tags   Past Edits
The hindu says southern railway lags behind using LHB coach due to lack of power coach, so some of them are diverted to other railway zones! When other railway zones have power coach what makes southern railway lacking them?? Because of this negligence we are yet to see lhb to trains like grand trunk, tamil nadu etc where relatively recently introduced trains are running in LHB coaches in other zones
General Travel
Apr 20 2015 (19:23)  

chandra_sekar2009   94 blog posts
Entry# 1436133            Tags   Past Edits
Make Madurai Jaipur premium special permanent or run ordinary train in place of it if premium is not possible in this section long time

Apr 23 2015 (00:21)
Vote for Durg HumSafar Vs BSP Rajdhani^~   80605 blog posts   5096 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 1436133-1            Tags   Past Edits
Useless flop train ... Better to short terminate at MAS.
Apr 20 2015 (18:37)   IMG92612/♥♥Mumbai LTT Chennai Central Garib Rath Express♥♥

S V Iyer*^~   78 img trains   28 popular
427 green flags   43 red flags   5 green per Train
Entry# 1436069            Tags   Past Edits
Please rate this Weekly GR between LTT MAS by utilising idle rake of NZM GR idle for 3 days at MAS yard. Rake is 130 certified so 110 MPS is easily possible in the LTT MAS stretch.

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Apr 20 2015 (19:16)
chandra_sekar2009   94 blog posts
Re# 1436069-2            Tags   Past Edits
Agree, in fact i have been requesting more trains in this section for long time

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General Travel
Apr 20 2015 (18:09)   19419/Chennai Central - Ahmedabad Express

Krishna Godavari Sangamam over now Krishna Penna   1772 blog posts   2 correct pred (67% accurate)
Entry# 1436029            Tags   Past Edits
It's a packed train yesterday nit I seen in kadapa frequency immediately to be increased also bad to see only 17 coaches for a demanded train

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Apr 20 2015 (18:13)
chandra_sekar2009   94 blog posts
Re# 1436029-3            Tags   Past Edits
Yes, i agree, as i already said several cities in north has less connection from chennai or no connection at all.

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General Travel
Apr 20 2015 (18:06)  

chandra_sekar2009   94 blog posts
Entry# 1436023            Tags   Past Edits
mumbai and kolkata has been given ajmer urs special, wonder why other major cities are left out

Apr 20 2015 (18:08)
Thanks SWR   3894 blog posts   15 correct pred (79% accurate)
Re# 1436023-1            Tags   Past Edits
SCR running URS spl from MTM/OGL which connects Capital of AP to ajmeer
★★★  Rail Fanning
Apr 19 2015 (14:45)   11041/Mumbai CST - Chennai Central Express (PT) | HDP/Hadapsar (3 PFs) | KYN/WDG-3A/13637

Ayush Kamal~   5709 blog posts   62858 correct pred (88% accurate)
Entry# 1434569            Tags   Past Edits
KYN WDG-3A 13637 towing 11041 CST Mumbai - Chennai Express came thundering on the down line at beautiful Sunset.
HQ Link: click here

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Apr 19 2015 (18:26)
chandra_sekar2009   94 blog posts
Re# 1434569-3            Tags   Past Edits
When will we see this train running with electrical engine, useless govt :(

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Apr 19 2015 (22:15)
Ayush Kamal~   5709 blog posts   62858 correct pred (88% accurate)
Re# 1434569-5            Tags   Past Edits
Lack of fund has lead to incompletion of this project in the earlier deadlines. Maybe, by Aug/Sep we may see E-Loco on this route..!!
General Travel
Apr 19 2015 (15:46)   DBG/Darbhanga Junction (5 PFs)

Guest: 744d60f3   show all posts
Entry# 1434633            Tags   Past Edits
I think that dbg should get some new trains now and the frequency of several trains should also be increased...the new trains should be 1)a daily sf train to Mumbai,2)a biweekly train to indb/bpl,3)a weekly train to ernakulam/Coimbatore,..frequency increase:-bagmati should be made triweekly,dbg-pune should be made biweekly..and swatantra senani should be diverted via bsb-lko-mb...
You can also suggest if I missed something,..

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Apr 19 2015 (18:24)
chandra_sekar2009   94 blog posts
Re# 1434633-5            Tags   Past Edits
Train to coimbatore is okay

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General Travel
Apr 19 2015 (17:00)  

सचिन शर्मा سچن شرما*^   5070 blog posts   93 correct pred (69% accurate)
Entry# 1434702            Tags   Past Edits
am highly attracted toward small station like BAQ, BHS , lalitpur....... and many other small stations other than mumbai,HWH,NDLS or any big station......... small station some times give u wonderfull memory........ anyone here also like small station ????????

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Apr 19 2015 (18:06)
chandra_sekar2009   94 blog posts
Re# 1434702-3            Tags   Past Edits
I have seen maihar, amlai but gondia sounds me more strange
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