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Jan 13 2017 (09:18)  

srinivasvasanthi   3560 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
Entry# 2125411            Tags   Past Edits
Requested that our Thiruvananthapuram division has to be extended any one of the day time terminated /originated to Trichy via Nagercoil Town,Tirunelveli, Madurai and Dindugal

Jan 17 2017 (17:36)
Finally TVC Mail gets LHB*^~   9503 blog posts   497 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2125411-1            Tags   Past Edits
which train u wanted to be extended ?
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Jan 16 2017 (15:36)   Bengaluru suburban rail MoU to be signed on Monday

Jayashree ❖ Amita*^   35109 news posts
Entry# 2129368   News Entry# 291357         Tags   Past Edits
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BENGALURU: Three major landmark events in connection with the Railways is slated to take place on Monday at the Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna railway station.
The MoU on suburban rail between the State government and the Ministry of Railways will be signed on the occasion. In addition, the foundation stone for a new coaching terminal at Baiyappanahalli will be laid through video link.
Minister Siddaramaiah and Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will flag off MEMU services between KSR and Ramanagaram. An escalator on Yeshwantpur’s platform 1 will be inaugurated through video link while lifts for platforms 7 and 8 of City Station will also be inaugurated. The event will take place in the afternoon from the second entry side.

Jan 16 2017 (17:39)
srinivasvasanthi   3560 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
Re# 2129368-1            Tags   Past Edits
Even though this shall be happened 2 decades before during Ex RM Jaffer Sheriff era.
Congrats to all and execute early for the benefit of all
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Jan 14 2017 (22:25)   Suresh Prabhu to sign MoU for suburban rail on monday

rdb*^   124780 news posts
Entry# 2127382   News Entry# 291266         Tags   Past Edits
The long-pending demand for a suburban train system in Bengaluru will take baby steps with the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the State Government and the Ministry of Railways on Monday.
Railways Minister, Suresh Prabhu, who is launching a slew of railway-related projects in the city during his visit, is expected to release the MoU which will set up a Special Purpose Vehicle. “This will be under the State Urban Development Department, which can then decide projects to be undertaken to set up a suburban rail system,” said Sanjiv Agarwal, Divisional Railway Manager, Bangalore Division of the South Western Railway here on Saturday.
Prabhu is also scheduled to signal the start of the Rs. 130 crore project for the expansion of the Baiyappanahalli Railway Station, which would make it the third terminal in the city. With the two current terminals at KSR Railway Station (Bengaluru City) and Yeshvanthpur reaching saturation point, the new coaching terminal would help in decongesting the railway infrastructure.
Meanwhile, the Bangalore Division said proposals had been sent to the Centre for projects that would increase the line capacity of lines across the city. These include, a Rs. 480 crore project to double the line between Banaswadi to Hosur; Rs. 200-crore line doubling between Lottegollahalli to Baiyappanahalli; reviving the nearly-decade-old proposal to add an additional line between KSR Railway Station and the IT hub of Whitefield.
Land acquisition remains an issue in state
While the state is seeing railway projects worth Rs. 28,000 crore under process, land acquisition remains a major concern, said Ashok Gupta, Chief Administration Officer (Construction).
Of the 21,000 acres of land to be acquired by the state government for various railway works — primarily commissioning of new lines — just around 20 per cent of the land has so far been acquired. Nearly 771 km of new lines have been stalled, including key stretches of the Whitefield to Kolar new line, 200-km from Tumakuru to Chitradurga; and Chikmagalur to Saklespur.
“For the past two years, land acquisition had stopped because of Rules of the new land acquisition act was yet to be notified. It was done only last year, and we expect optimistically that the first acquisitions will start in 1.5 years time. We have had discussions with the state government to bring out guidelines to expedite processes such as Social Impact Assessment,” he said.

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Jan 15 2017 (22:41)
srinivasvasanthi   3560 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
Re# 2127382-3            Tags   Past Edits
Banaswadi to Hosur Railway Line Doubling Project has to be extended upto Salem with Electrification. This route relieved the over congestion of Salem- Tiruppur / Jolarpettai - Banaswadi / Krishnarajapuram.
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Jan 13 2017 (13:12)   Chennai Mail set to flaunt modern LHB coaches

Jayashree ❖ Amita*^   35109 news posts
Entry# 2125719   News Entry# 291193         Tags   Past Edits
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what a heading.
Chennai: The Chennai-Thiruvananthapuram Mail, a star among trains plying through Kerala, will soon be operating with the modern Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches.
The work on replacing all old coaches of 12624/12623 Thiruvananthapuram Central-Chennai Central-Thiruvananthapuram Central Superfast Express with LHB coaches is nearing completion, according to sources in the Southern Railway. The trains will start operating with new coaches on January 18 and 19 respectively.
At present, the only train in the sector equipped with LBS coaches is the 12685/12686 Chennai-Mangalore-Chennai Superfast Express.
Chennai-Thiruvananthapuram Mail would comprise one First Class AC-cum Second Class AC LHB coach, two 2 tier AC LHB coaches, four 3 tier AC LHB coaches, 11 Sleeper Class LHB coaches, three Second Class general LHB coaches.
Currently, the train operates with conventional air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned coaches manufactured by the Integral Coach Factory.
LHB coaches developed by Linke-Hofmann-Busch of Germany are produced in India by the Rail Coach Factory in Kapurthala.
Compared to the Rs 1.5 crore required to manufacture a conventional coach, each LHB coach, made of stainless steel, will cost the railways around Rs 2.5 crore. A highly efficient braking system, advanced interior facilities, modern air-conditioning system, and an improved suspension mechanism are the key features of the LHB coaches.

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Jan 13 2017 (22:22)
srinivasvasanthi   3560 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
Re# 2125719-13            Tags   Past Edits
SR has to be operated more and more LHB coaches trains with in its jurisdiction area trains connecting Tamilnadu and Kerala State.
GT and Tamilnadu expresses are operated for other region and they are all having no stoppages in Tamilnadu stations.
They are operated via AP,Telengana,Maharashtra, MP ,UP and Haryana which are all having so many stoppages.

Jan 13 2017 (22:29)
srinivasvasanthi   3560 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
Re# 2125719-14            Tags   Past Edits
Necessary research have to be developed to replace the 2 EOG coaches by the general passengers coaches.
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Jan 13 2017 (09:13)  

srinivasvasanthi   3560 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
Entry# 2125408            Tags   Past Edits
Tirunelveli has very few originating / terminating train.So any of the convenient daily day time train which is terminated in Thiruvananthapuram has to be extended to Trichy via Madurai.
So Thiruvananthapuram also relieved from congestion in accommodating another day train .
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Jan 12 2017 (22:35)   16181/Silambu Express

srinivasvasanthi   3560 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
Entry# 2125124            Tags   Past Edits
Congrats to SR and Madurai division for extending Silambu Bi weekly expresses to Shenkottai as Thai Pongal gift s 2017.
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Jan 12 2017 (12:12)   Signal remains red for Coimbatore metro rail project

rdb*^   124780 news posts
Entry# 2124464   News Entry# 291079         Tags   Past Edits
For more than a decade now, Coimbatore has been asking for a Mass Rapid Transit System.
For more than a decade now, Coimbatore has been asking for a Mass Rapid Transit System as the ever-rising vehicle population chokes the city’s roads, especially during peak hours.
Though the State Government had announced plans for MRTS for the city, the proposals have not even gone to the drawing board stage, say officials.
official of the District Administration told The Hindu there is no proposal under consideration now for MRTS for Coimbatore.
According to Vanitha Mohan, president of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Coimbatore, the chamber and other industrial associations prepare vision documents and submit it to the Governments regularly. And, one of the long-pending demands is for a mono or a metro rail for the city. Yet, there has been no development.
Two years ago, former Managing Director of Delhi Metro E. Sreedharan suggested a two-lane metro, one from Saravanampatti to Karpagam college and the other from Vadavalli (Marudhamalai road) to Chinniyampalayam, both intersecting at Gandhipuram.
D. Nandakumar, former president of the chamber, says “Cities such as Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode have a feasibility plan in place for MRTS.” It was only possible because of the representation and commitment of the State and the Central Governments. This commitment seems to be elusive in the context of Tamil Nadu,” adds R. Raveendran, secretary of Residents Awareness Association of Coimbatore.
K. Kathirmathiyon, secretary of Coimbatore Consumer Cause, said “Seven years ago, when an MRTS was proposed for tier-two cities, Coimbatore was in the list. While cities such as Kochi, which are smaller than Coimbatore in size and in population, have already constructed a metro rail system and have conducted a trial run, it is sad that there has not been even an initiation of a plan to study the need for an MRTS. The District Administration and the Tamil Nadu Government are to be blamed,” he said.

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Jan 12 2017 (19:41)
srinivasvasanthi   3560 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
Re# 2124464-2            Tags   Past Edits
Our Metro Engineer proposal is very good and we have to accept and try to execute early .
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Jan 12 2017 (19:18)  

srinivasvasanthi   3560 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
Entry# 2124921            Tags   Past Edits
Requested SR and Madurai division that next preference of LHB coaches have to be given to Nellai and Podhigai expresses.

Jan 12 2017 (19:26)
Fan of 12479^~   77306 blog posts   5080 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 2124921-1            Tags   Past Edits
What about GT and TN
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Jan 12 2017 (16:34)  

srinivasvasanthi   3560 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
Entry# 2124767            Tags   Past Edits
Thoothukkudi Port City has to be made as Railway Divisional HQs with all the South Southern districts Rail lines of Kanniyakumari, Tirunelveli, Thoothukkudi and part of Virudhunagar district .
The New under implementation line of Madurai - Aruppukkottai-- Pudur- Vilathikulam - Melamarudhur also included in the proposed Thoothukkudi Port New Railway Division.
Moreover the undersrveyd sections of East Coastal lines in these district also executed under the New Thoothukkudi Port Railway Division.

Jan 12 2017 (16:41)
Happy Sankarti Pongal Fastival~   928 blog posts   46 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 2124767-1            Tags   Past Edits
Wow News Great !!!!!
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Jan 12 2017 (11:20)   Proposed Nilambur-Nanjangud rail project raises expectations

rdb*^   124780 news posts
Entry# 2124376   News Entry# 291055         Tags   Past Edits
Project to cut travel time between Kochi and Bangaluru to 7 hours
The Kochi-Bangaluru golden IT corridor will soon link the emerging towns in Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu States, if the proposed Nilambur–Nanjangud rail line becomes a reality.
Addressing a review meet held here recently to assess the progress of the project E. Sreedharan, Principal Advisor, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), said that preliminary works such as alignment survey, traffic survey and satellite survey of the project had been completed.
land location survey for the purpose would commence soon, Mr. Sreedharan said.
The government has earmarked ₹8 crore to prepare a detailed project report.
The estimated cost of the project is ₹4,000 crore and it would take around five years to complete it . A new topographical alignment survey has brought down the distance between Nilambur and Nanjangud to 162. 2 km, as against 236 km in the earlier surveys, Mr. Sreedharan said adding that the Railway Board had approved it.
The project would be executed on cost-sharing basis between the Centre and States by constituting a special purpose vehicle.
Moreover, a special company would be constituted for the purpose.
Funds would not be a major constraint for the railway project as financial institutions would provide 50 per cent of the total cost as loans and the remaining amount could be met by the governments.
Even though railway projects would not need the permission of the Ministry of Environment and Forest, the DMRC would conduct an ecological impact study, prior to the construction works.
The project would not raise any ecological concerns as the railway line passes through underground tunnels in forest areas of Kerala and Karnataka States. ‘This is a promising and profitable project once it materialises,’ Mr. Sreedharan said adding he had great expectations on the project.
The government would hand over ₹2 crore of the ₹8 crore to the DMRC for preparing the detailed project report in two days, C. K. Saseendran, MLA, who presided over the meeting, said.
The line connecting Kerala and Karnataka is expected to bring down travel time between Kochi- Bangaluru to 7 hours and between Mysuru- Coimbatore to 5 hours.

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Jan 12 2017 (11:35)
srinivasvasanthi   3560 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
Re# 2124376-2            Tags   Past Edits
This Railway Line projects relived the over congested Shoranur - Palakkad-Erode-Salem - Tiruppattur/ Hosur- Bangalore routes.
It ensured additional North - South reliable route which is not in Storm Zone and Monsoon torrential rain disturbances .

Jan 12 2017 (12:13)
Mangaluru deserves to be division~   4043 blog posts   294 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 2124376-3            Tags   Past Edits
This route can start new trains like Kochi - Pune via Mys-Ubl(not via Bluru) etc.

Jan 12 2017 (16:24)
srinivasvasanthi   3560 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
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Always the shortest route trains are good wich saves time,money with less fares and relieved congestion in the existing route
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