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Feb 11 2017 (08:44)   Shatabdis show off colours of ability

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Entry# 2159882   News Entry# 293662         Tags   Past Edits
Paintings by disabled artists will be put up on Mumbai-Ahmedabad trains
Soon, if you are travelling on one of India’s express trains, you may have an alternative to looking out of the window or at your phone screen: you can appreciate some very special art.
These are paintings made by disabled artists using brushes held with their feet or mouths.
The railway coaches will
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show off the prints of acrylic and oil paintings depicting station scenes, natural scenery, Jawaharlal Nehru and Mahatma Gandhi.
Western Railway has launched the project with around 40 paintings in the First Class compartments — seven chair cars and one executive chair car — of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express.
The plan is to extend it to other Shatabdi, Rajdhani and Duronto trains. If passengers appreciate the art, the scheme will find a place in other trains.
Speaking to The Hindu , Mukul Jain, Divisional Railway Manager, WR, said, “Our intention is to make the journey for passengers more interesting and at the same time collaborate for a cause. In this case, our association is with the Indian Mouth and Foot Painting Artistes [IMFPA].”
Digital prints
The pictures displayed in the coaches are not originals but high-quality digital prints purchased from IMFPA at prices starting from Rs. 1000, depending on the canvas size.
The prints bear the name of the artist and a small message alongside.
“This is for the first time that our paintings will be showcased in railway coaches,” Paresh Padia, Senior Manager, IMFPA, said. “We have given over 100 paintings now in the first phase.”
He said IMFPA has around 25 artistes creating the paintings, which are sold for anything between Rs. 40,000 to several lakhs.
The artists are happy to earn more, and recognise that their work reaches a wider audience.
Vedika Chaubey

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Feb 11 2017 (16:40)
nileshraste   69 blog posts
Re# 2159882-2            Tags   Past Edits
That's good move by Railways. At least it will be thousand times better then Duranto livery.
  
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Oct 19 2016 (17:08)  
 

nileshraste   69 blog posts
Entry# 2029351            Tags   Past Edits
Daund- MMR line is now energized. do have any chances that, 12627 and 12628 Karnataka will start changing loco at daund Jn. Can anybody explain

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Oct 19 2016 (17:22)
Saurabh®~   1378 blog posts   36 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 2029351-2            Tags   Past Edits
/blog/post/2029025. Hope soon karnatak will aslo get.

  
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Oct 19 2016 (17:23)
nileshraste   69 blog posts
Re# 2029351-3            Tags   Past Edits
Before KK used to get CNB wap4 till Itarsi....then it got extended to TKD WAP7 till MMR....i don't think it must have any problem. Simply halt time at MMR will be reduced..and wil be incresed at DD...If it really makes Speed difference with electric link till DD

  
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Oct 19 2016 (17:27)
nileshraste   69 blog posts
Re# 2029351-4            Tags   Past Edits
I am not talking about karnataka Sampark kranti....i am talking about karnataka express via daund - solapur - wadi

  
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Oct 19 2016 (17:30)
Saurabh®~   1378 blog posts   36 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 2029351-5            Tags   Past Edits
I am saying that since routes are similar upto daund, hope for getting it soon has increased.

  
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Oct 19 2016 (17:31)
nileshraste   69 blog posts
Re# 2029351-6            Tags   Past Edits
ok got it! thanks! :)
  
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Jun 08 2016 (06:32)   12722/Dakshin SF Express (PT) | BAQ/Ganj Basoda (4 PFs)
 

nileshraste   69 blog posts
Entry# 1884898            Tags   Past Edits
Indian railways Amazing parallel run: WAG5 Itarsi overtaking WAP4
Indian railways amazing parallel run: My train 12722 Hyderabad bound dakshin superfast express departing from Ganj Basoda railway station. At the same time Wag5 Itarsi hualing Vindhyachal express gets green. My train already left the station, Vindhyachal is still gathering speed. Dakshin picks the speed, and gets far ahead . After few minutes I heard blaring Wag5 started accelerating and slowly overtakes my train.

  
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Jun 14 2016 (20:46)
sys tem~   8202 blog posts   75434 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 1884898-1            Tags   Past Edits
cool catch :)

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Jun 17 2016 (10:29)
nileshraste   69 blog posts
Re# 1884898-3            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks for Appreciation buddy! :)

  
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Jun 17 2016 (10:39)
IR LACKS IN MANAGER~   946 blog posts   293 correct pred (80% accurate)
Re# 1884898-4            Tags   Past Edits
Bro that's a WAG-5 23459 of Itarsi shed. Awesome capture bro , a MUST watch video.

  
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Jun 17 2016 (10:56)
nileshraste   69 blog posts
Re# 1884898-5            Tags   Past Edits
Ya i can't edit the description now. It doesn't allow. thanks for note :)
  
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Jun 17 2016 (10:25)  
 

nileshraste   69 blog posts
Entry# 1898148            Tags   Past Edits
Msts Indian Railways Sahyadri express train activity- part3 An awesome sunset view at creek side after crossing Diva Junction. Train is approaching Kalyan Junction with hauling Legendary loco KYN WCM2. Enjoy the ride!
  
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Jun 12 2016 (12:36)  
 

nileshraste   69 blog posts
Entry# 1891261            Tags   Past Edits
Indian railways twin Guntakal wdms hauling 12627 Karnataka express departing Daund junction.
  
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Jun 12 2016 (09:05)  
 

nileshraste   69 blog posts
Entry# 1890922            Tags   Past Edits
Indian railways TKD wap7 hauling 12628 Karnataka Express crossing ghat section. train approaching a beautiful scenic bridge somewhere around Budhni railway station between Bhopal and Itarsi Junction section
  
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Jun 12 2016 (09:04)  
 

nileshraste   69 blog posts
Entry# 1890920            Tags   Past Edits
Indian Railways karnataka express compilation of loco change @ Manmad junction- Karnataka express hauled till Manmad junction by TKD wap7 loco. Twin diesels from guntakal taking charge for next journey
  
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Jun 08 2016 (08:00)  
 

nileshraste   69 blog posts
Entry# 1884995            Tags   Past Edits
Indian Railways Twin diesels hauling 12627 Karnataka Express approaching daund
Daund- Renigunta Electrification work in full swing. progress can be seen before few kilometers of Daund Jn. In order to speed-up Mumbai-chennai route, railways has executing work of electrification @ war-footing. video taken in 28th feb 2016

  
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Jun 08 2016 (09:07)
Aslam Shaikh   174 blog posts
Re# 1884995-1            Tags   Past Edits
There is nothing as war footing here the same work is pending from the last two to three years.

  
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Jun 08 2016 (11:26)
nileshraste   69 blog posts
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:)
  
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May 29 2016 (19:15)  
 

nileshraste   69 blog posts
Entry# 1870057            Tags   Past Edits
MSTS Indian railways NZM bound GOA express loco change @ MANMAD
NZM bound Goa comes to Manmad jn. from daund side with Twin Pune wDGs. Lalaguda wAP7 is waiting for its link to come. GOA express stops. wAP7 moves ahead till OUTER. GOA express twin diesels detaches itself from train and goes to Shed siding after outer signal. Lalaguda wAP7 attaches to goa and moves ahead for bhusawal Jn.

  
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May 29 2016 (19:17)
↪ abbas*^~   3897 blog posts   448 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 1870057-1            Tags   Past Edits
what you want to convey ?
  
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May 29 2016 (19:14)  
 

nileshraste   69 blog posts
Entry# 1870055            Tags   Past Edits
MSTS Indian railways NZM bound GOA express loco change @ MANMAD
NZM bound Goa comes to Manmad jn. from daund side with Twin Pune wDGs. Lalaguda wAP7 is waiting for its link to come. GOA express stops. wAP7 moves ahead till OUTER. GOA express twin diesels detaches itself from train and goes to Shed siding after outer signal. Lalaguda wAP7 attaches to goa and moves ahead for bhusawal Jn.
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