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General Travel
Yesterday (16:39)  

drnrar   170 blog posts
Entry# 2287984            Tags   Past Edits
Now since Chandigarh Tejas will not be launched nowhere before March 2018, When NR will officially increase the MPS of all the shatabdis on this route to 130 KMPH ??
Info Update
May 12 2017 (20:08)   22425/New Delhi - Chandigarh Tejas Express | NDLS/New Delhi (16 PFs)

Flight on Wheels aka Tejas Express^~   34270 blog posts   28142 correct pred (78% accurate)
Entry# 2274479            Tags   Past Edits
Get set to zip from Delhi to Chandigarh on board Tejas Express high-speed coaches soon.

7 posts - Mon May 15, 2017

May 15 2017 (15:22)
Flight on Wheels aka Tejas Express^~   34270 blog posts   28142 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2274479-8            Tags   Past Edits
i dont knw from where u have seen the pax for shatabdi from karnal
local newspaper and even spotted several times that trains come and just halt and go at karnal and sonipat both
sonipat halt is removing in upcoming month may be in july
as karnal it is a political stoppage due to CM and MP
no where stands in terms of railway thats why most of the trains didnt halt even not so many express and sf
while panipat an industrial town
regarding kalka shatabdi
yes from delhi to panipat not so much pax on daily basis on weekend so many bookings done
and on daily basis from panipat to kalka/cdg/umb so many bookings done
demand is in evening so much high, as in morning several trains like Himalayan queen, shan e punjab, pathankot express etc trains takes so much pax
so many business class people due to industrial area of haryana, equidistant from delhi and chandigarh train wants shatabdi train in evening slot

May 15 2017 (18:08)
drnrar   170 blog posts
Re# 2274479-9            Tags   Past Edits
I have been travelling on almost all shatabdis between Delhi and Ambala since i work in Gurgaon and my home town is at Ynr. I make 8 - 10 trips every month. Seriously have not seen any enthusiasm from pax from PNP to board this train in both ways since past 7 years !! there can be many reasons primary being its proximity to Delhi less than 90 Kms ; good road infrastructure ; high ratios of labor class ( business classes don't take trains for 85 kms of journey) and good bus services readily available at any time of the day !!!
I generally stand at the door when shatabdi halts at such stations to roughly estimate the pax boarding
/ de boarding the train. The max from PNP in any direction i found was under 5 :P it is seriously a waste stop !!

May 15 2017 (18:17)
drnrar   170 blog posts
Re# 2274479-10            Tags   Past Edits
They even did not added Panipat as the halt for any of the evening shatabdi s for that reason !!! while i have usually seen 30 - 40 pax on an average getting down at Ambala Cantt. even from the ASR Shatabdi !! considering ambala is a smaller town than PNP

May 15 2017 (19:26)
Flight on Wheels aka Tejas Express^~   34270 blog posts   28142 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2274479-11            Tags   Past Edits
I m from panipat and i know the condition of it
I too travel a lot in this region and my brother also to chandigarh
And what i said is that people travel from panipat to umbala/cdg/kalka
Not saying that ndls to pnp too much
according to RRTS corridor pnp is selected only in haryana
Because panipat is the onlyy town in haryana with sp much big industries
So many service class and business related people comes there
Also now panipat comes in NCR region, and daily more than 1.5 lacs people travel from panipat to delhi by road, rail , personal transport, regarding shatabdi i already said evening shatabdi needed not morning
And now a days flexi fare too ruined the short travel in shatabdis
Also if panipat is in loss making they will withdraw the halt but not yet even panipat not having political influence, similarly to sonipat withdrawing halt from july for cdg shatabdi

May 18 2017 (12:48)
drnrar   170 blog posts
Re# 2274479-12            Tags   Past Edits
I am a transport planner believe me !! Panipat RRTS was given priority over Alwar RRTS due to low or poor connectivity between Delhi and suburb like Murthal Narela Rai Sonipat smalkha Gannaur !!! and yes Panipat. Your estimate of Daily passenger trips between Delhi and Panipat is way too high !! as per our surveys and reports , the highest inter city commuter traffic between any two cities in this region is between Delhi and Gurgaon where more a little less than 2.5 lakh people commute a day !!
The figure of Panipat is very high since interaction between any two cities is inversely proportional to distance ( read Gravitational Modal (Transport Planning)) and proportional to local characteristics like
employment and residential population matters too !! but in both cases Panipat is way behind Gurgaon.
Moreover , Government is internally pushing Alwar RRTS on priority too as bid for DPR for the same will be awarded this month (Don't when they will start bid for PNP one.)
well as you know RRTS is planned between Delhi-PNP it corresponds to requirement of commuter transport more rather than luxury transport that's what reflected in your comment. Industrial Characteristics of Panipat which is majorly known as Weaver or handloom town also does not actually generate high traffic/travel demand as compared to other service industries !!!
General Travel
May 15 2017 (14:43)   22425/New Delhi - Chandigarh Tejas Express

drnrar   170 blog posts
Entry# 2278092            Tags   Past Edits
New Delhi Chandigarh Tejas Express soon !!!
is the track clear for 160 kmph ?
click here
General Travel
Apr 24 2017 (13:47)   12005/New Delhi - Kalka Shatabdi Express | NDLS/New Delhi (16 PFs)

21 on 21😎^~   12514 blog posts   20091 correct pred (66% accurate)
Entry# 2248533            Tags   Past Edits
#Current availability in Different shatabdi from NDLS.....Poor occupancy
12005 KALKA SHTBDI NEW DELHI 17:15 KALKA 1A---17 CC--423

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Apr 25 2017 (12:36)
drnrar   170 blog posts
Re# 2248533-5            Tags   Past Edits
So 12005 Kalka shatabdi has 13 CC coaches which means 1014 seats now , since it is monday eve less passenger traffic is expected specially when there are two shatabdis in the same direction.
so as per you 600 odd passenger should suffer due to 400 odd empty seats ??
60-70% occupancy that too in weekday in flexi fare system is healthy enough for this train to run !!
is the case with CNB Shatabadi Express !!!
Ferozpur is a new project will take time to show result.. but they do need to increase the average speed of this train in that case !!!!

Apr 25 2017 (12:38)
drnrar   170 blog posts
Re# 2248533-6            Tags   Past Edits
two 1 A coaches of this train are almost 75% full !!!!

Apr 25 2017 (12:55)
Flight on Wheels aka Tejas Express^~   34270 blog posts   28142 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2248533-7            Tags   Past Edits
agar ye train loss deti to railway isme HOG plus led tvs install nhi krta
ye humesha hit rhi h aur rhti h chahe morning ho ya evening
now today

total seats in CC-1014
more than 65% train is full in CC right now after charting the figure may up down and may be we get occupancy level in first hour by 60% and at the time of departure it will be around 65-70 in normal days
in weekends it run as jam pack

Apr 26 2017 (13:08)
drnrar   170 blog posts
Re# 2248533-8            Tags   Past Edits
12034 NDLS CNB SHT NEW DELHI 15:50 KANPUR CENTRAL 20 - - - 288 - -
CNB is also running good !!! still 3 hours to train and more than 600 odd seats have been reserved out of 936 CC seats !!! running at an occupancy of around 65%-70%
General Travel
Apr 18 2017 (14:16)   12005/New Delhi - Kalka Shatabdi Express

Venkat వెంకట్   3126 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 2240751            Tags   Past Edits
Even in summer half empty ?
12005 KALKA SHTBDI NEW DELHI 17:15 KALKA 27 - - - 470 - -
12034 NDLS CNB SHT NEW DELHI 15:50 KANPUR CENTRAL 17 - - - 257 - -

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Apr 25 2017 (12:47)
drnrar   170 blog posts
Re# 2240751-11            Tags   Past Edits
well !! you can except trains to run always full during a weekday !!
People stil prefer Shatabdis on these routes due to excellent services and less time consuming journeys.
more than 60% is good for mid week performance that too with flexi fare.
even volvos run empty during this lean period. !!
are less than 36 volvo service jointly on this section. they are 42 seater.. that means provide 1500 odd seats in a day. most of the volvos runs at 50-60% occupancy and the journey is long and uncomfortable than shatabdis..
NR is increasing the speed of the shatabdis on this stretch soon..
expecting some more patronage in the future ahead !!!
General Travel
Jun 08 2016 (13:42)   12013/New Delhi-Amritsar Shatabdi Express | JUC/Jalandhar City Junction (5 PFs)

Mighty Archana Super Express with LHB~   165 blog posts   9 correct pred (64% accurate)
Entry# 1885476            Tags   Past Edits
This train will be speeded up from 1july onwards.....!!! Avg speed will be 75kmh and due speed will be 130kmh...... howz uhh feeling about it????

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Jun 15 2016 (11:16)
drnrar   170 blog posts
Re# 1885476-7            Tags   Past Edits
Hey Arpit!! Can you give the screen shot or valid proof the source... because railways has notified that TT will change from 1st oct this year... this section was cleared for 130 kmph in june 2011 .. but till now we have really not seen 130 action..
i am giving you the source for the same ...
click here

Jun 19 2016 (01:18)
Stepping ahead   332 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
Re# 1885476-8            Tags   Past Edits
Since 2011 still 130 kmph is started and in letter was mentioned that 130 kmph can also done on 52 kg rail section is it possible and is ndls ldh section is 52 kg or 60 kg Rail section

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General Travel
Apr 28 2016 (11:48)   12015/New Delhi - Ajmer Shatabdi Express

drnrar   170 blog posts
Entry# 1823808            Tags   Past Edits
Lets tweet to Mr. Suresh Prabhu. Regarding degradation of this train.. Bandikui even can not be classified as a Town... Thanks Indian Railways for making this train a Passenger !!! #Ajmer_Shatabdi_Down
General Travel
Oct 20 2015 (15:34)   12055/New Delhi - Dehradun Jan Shatabdi Express | HW/Haridwar (9 PFs) | GZB/WAP-5

drnrar   170 blog posts
Entry# 1623164            Tags   Past Edits
According the FB official page of Ministry of Railways; Roorkee Haridwar section of Northern Railways has been electrified. Dehradun New Delhi Jan Shatabadi was the first train to arrive with an electric engine at the station (WAP 5).
click here

Oct 20 2015 (15:53)
Nikhil Khurana~   1046 blog posts   266 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 1623164-1            Tags   Past Edits
this is amritsar-haridwar jan shatabdi......meerut-haridwar abhi electrified nahi hai

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Oct 20 2015 (17:07)
drnrar   170 blog posts
Re# 1623164-3            Tags   Past Edits
ok.. seems like you are right ... i also got confused... but yes... Haridwar is on electrified route map now...

Oct 20 2015 (21:57)
arkgood~   2268 blog posts   3945 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 1623164-4            Tags   Past Edits
Pls tag under Amritsar janshatabdi express
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Mar 25 2015 (19:48)   12005/New Delhi - Kalka Shatabdi Express | NDLS/New Delhi (16 PFs)

rdb*^   31254 blog posts   373624 correct pred (80% accurate)
Entry# 1407342            Tags   Past Edits
Snaps from recent Executive CC journey with the on-board entertainment system fully functional..

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Mar 27 2015 (16:19)
drnrar   170 blog posts
Re# 1407342-11            Tags   Past Edits
admin please update the same in the train's basic info display.. is this facility available in CC also ??

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General Travel
Mar 23 2015 (18:18)   09726/Delhi Sarai Rohilla - Jaipur Special Fare SF Special

drnrar   170 blog posts
Entry# 1405239            Tags   Past Edits
Gurgaon station has not been added.. this train can not ignore gurgaon stop.. if it has to run successfully .. it use to stop at gurgaon during its previous run also...
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