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★★  General Travel
Aug 24 2014 (19:07)  

Koush12461^~   78715 blog posts   5089 correct pred (78% accurate)
Entry# 1196278            Tags   Past Edits
Stations which have a bypass
1 raipur bypass used by duronto
2 merta used by bikaner chennai ac and some trains but no stn on bypass line
3 vskp used by some train like duronto use duvvada
ald used by some trains coming from mumbai side and going to howrah use cheoki
5 bina bypass
6 katni junction bypass is new katni
7 ndls / nzm bypass is delhi safdarjung
8 kharagpur bypass via hijli ( thanks to Koushik )
9 Howrah bypass ( thanks to Prannoy )
1. Andul - Dankuni Chord via Bankranayabaz
2. Tikiapara - Liluah (through Howrah loco shed & Liluah coaching yard)
10 barauni bypass ( thanks to Rahul )
11 MAS bypass via perambur ( thanks to Shiva )
12 CNB bypass used by ald duronto ( thanks to Vishal and MKS sir )
13 Mumbai bypass ( thanks to Prannoy )
Vasai.Rd - Diva.Jn - Panvel (WR to KR route trains bypassing Mumbai suburbs)
14 bilaspur bypass is uslapur( thanks to Pravesh )

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Aug 24 2014 (21:30)
shan71190   30 blog posts
Re# 1196278-27            Tags   Past Edits
Coimbatore (CBE) byepass is irugur(IGU)-podhanur(PTJ) line.. many exp trains skip the city.

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Apr 11 2014 (17:41)   74021/Old Delhi - Saharanpur DEMU

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Entry# 1054073            Tags   Past Edits
Which Is The Longest Running DEMU/DMU/EMU/MEMU in India ??
Write The Distance Also...!!
oneof The E.g .is :
SRE-DLI DMU : approx. 165km
Posted The Same here(in Group : Railfan's Club) : click here

let's See The name of These... :D

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Apr 11 2014 (22:02)
shan71190   30 blog posts
Re# 1054073-4            Tags   Past Edits
66020 sa - kpd memu in SR - 204 kms

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Mar 16 2014 (17:15)  

ajayrahul93   1276 blog posts
Entry# 1026648            Tags   Past Edits
This train travels via two states and reaches final destination which is the same division of the starting place??...........

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Mar 20 2014 (01:00)
shan71190   30 blog posts
Re# 1026648-2            Tags   Past Edits
TN & Kerala:SR
ncj-tvc passenger, ncj-kcvl passenger, ncj-ktym passenger, cape-qln memu
Kerala & KA:SR
maq-clt passenger, maq-can passenger
passenger and exp, tbm-pdy passenger, vm-pdy passenger, kik-tpj passenger, kik-tj demu
sbc-dpj demu, ypr-hsra passenger special
bwt-kpn memu, kp-kjm memu,
KA & Maharashtra:
gr-wadi passenger(CR), kawr-mao dmu(KR)
few trains to my knowledge - many more in the list to be unfolded!!

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Apr 01 2014 (20:22)
ajayrahul93   1276 blog posts
Re# 1026648-5            Tags   Past Edits
Madurai-punalur passenger is the correct one
General Travel
Mar 30 2014 (21:12)  

sys tem~   8202 blog posts   75434 correct pred (76% accurate)
Entry# 1041330            Tags   Past Edits
since garib rath coaches are no more produced what will happen to the present GRs when existing coaches become old " > 20 years" ??

Mar 30 2014 (23:22)
shan71190   30 blog posts
Re# 1041330-1            Tags   Past Edits
Would be converted to AC Exp probably again using the normal ICF 10 year old coaches probably. Or chances of converting to an express train on the same time slot.
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Mar 27 2014 (12:29)  

Vinay Bharadwaj*^~   4706 blog posts   953 correct pred (73% accurate)
Entry# 1037750            Tags   Past Edits
This is something that I have managed to collect out of my knowledge. Members are welcome to suggest more and more to build the list.
1) Mysore – Talaguppa Intercity Express (Only train of MYS division that doesn’t have RSA)
2) Pune – Bhusaval Express (Only train to stop at Chikale Station)
3) Secunderabad
Vishakapatnam GR Express (Only daily GR in India)
4) Udyan Express (Only dedicated train b/n Mumbai and Bangalore)
5) New Delhi – Amritsar Shatabdi Express (Only Shatabdi to run weekly)
6) Howrah – Yesvantpur Duronto Express (Only Duronto to run 5 days a week)
7) West Bengal SK Express (Only SK to run weekly)
8) Haridwar – Una Jan Shatabdi Express (Only JS to run as Tri-weekly)
9) Ajmer – Hazrath Nizamuddin Jan Shatabdi Express (Only JS to run as Bi-weekly)
10) HWH – Only station from which 3 Jan Shatabdi’s originates
11) Karnataka – Only state that has source point for 3 SK’s
12) Uttarakhand Sampark Kranti – Only non-superfast SK
13) Uttarakhand Sampark Kranti – Only SK to operate with 2S and CC
14) Howrah – Digha Duronto Express (Only Dur to operate with CC and Ex)
15) Haridwar – Una Jan Shatabdi Express (Only JS that runs only with 2S coaches)
16) Karwar Yesvantpur express – only Intercity which runs more than 16 hrs with out sleeper and 3 AC coaches
17) YPR SUR SF that is not overtaken by any premier or sf or exp train enroute whole journey
18) KOLKATA - Only metro city which is connected to other metro cities(Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad) by electric route
19) Gujarat Mail - Only train to have maximum number of AC Coaches
20) Deccan Queen - Only train to have a dining car
21) Flying Ranee - Only SF train to have non AC DD coaches
22) Valsad fast passenger - Only passenger trn to have non AC DD coaches
23) MAS-SNSI Express , The only diesel hauled train from MAS
24) Sapthagiri Express - The only train to have loco at both the ends
25) Karnavati Exp - To have 5 CC coaches....For only 7.5 hour run
26) Kolkata only city to have tramcar-train on road,metro ,locals etc
27) Mumbai only city to have locals,monorail,metro
28) DR-MAO JNS is the only JNS to run with two rakes during Monsoons (June 10 to Oct 31)
29) Delhi is the only city with 7 terminating points for various trains
30) Goa express: Passenger train to get highest no. of diesel locos i.e.6
31) MAS-MYS Shatabdi - The only Shatabdi which gets both Diesel and electric locos in its journey
32) Konkan Kanya Express - The only train in which 2S seats are converted to Sleeper
33) Sampoorna Kranti Express - The only SF train without any commercial stoppage for 999 kms.
34) Kalka mail - Only train to have reservations in 2S class for 1743 kms in up direction while its return journey this class uses as GN 2nd class
35) Vishwabharti Fast Pass. (Only pass. train having CC classes)
36) Howrah-Ahmedabad SF Express is the only SF train that has 62 halts
37) DEE-YPR Duronto - Only train to skip New Delhi
38) Howrah - The only station which has all categories (except SK) of trains . Passenger , Fast Passenger , Express , SF Express , AC Express, JanShatabdi , Garib rath, Yuva, AC Duronto , Non AC Duronto, Shatabdi , Rajdhani, Double Decker
39) SC-Pune Shatabdi Express - Longest running Shatabdi to be hauled by a diesel loco
40) HWH-DLI Janta Exp - Only exp. that has more halts (116)
41) Islampur Rajendra Nagar Express (exp. to run only for 62 kms)
42) Kanpur Central - The only station in India which has most numbers of premium trains ( Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto, Yuva, Garibrath ) passing by
43) Miraj Pandharpur SF Express - Only SF to run for 137 kms
44) Gujarat Mail - Only SF to have 12 AC coaches
45) NZM-AII - Only JS to be converted from Duronto
46) Bhopal-Jodhpur Pass (Only Pass to run for max. distance i.e. 992 kms)
47) Njp-Sguj-Aub-Njp Demu - Only train to follow circular route
48) Okha - Ernakulam express - only train which changes its originating stn from Okha to Hapa in Monsoon(10 June to 31 oct)
49) INDB ASR exp - Only train which was vanished by the Great Indian magician P.C.Sorcar Jr.
50) Triveni (slip) express - the only train having unique number 84369-70
51) Bangarpet - Kolar - Shortest Railbus
52) Mumbai Central - New Delhi Premium - Only premium to have a regular train number
53) Awadh Assam exp - longest running daily (2557 kms.) by a single diesel loco for a journey of 55 hrs
54) Trivandrum-Chennai Super AC, is the only train of such category and only Non Rajdhani Express with Rajdhani Fare.
55) H Nizamuddin-TVC Swarnajayanti - Only train to run more than 3000 kms with a single electric loco
56) Kerala express - Longest running daily train (over 3000 kms)

101 posts - Fri Mar 28, 2014

Mar 28 2014 (16:57)
Vinay Bharadwaj*^~   4706 blog posts   953 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 1037750-112            Tags   Past Edits
AMAN lodge's code is AMNA

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Mar 29 2014 (00:41)
shan71190   30 blog posts
Re# 1037750-119            Tags   Past Edits
Its a DMU. But mentioned passenger

Mar 29 2014 (00:44)
shan71190   30 blog posts
Re# 1037750-120            Tags   Past Edits
One more finding Vinay Ji...!! Shortest passenger service is Bangarapet - Marikuppam - only 16 kms. BWT-MKM. Initially I've read in some book that shortest passenger was NGP-AJNI; only 3 kms. it i not running right now.

Mar 29 2014 (00:45)
shan71190   30 blog posts
Re# 1037750-121            Tags   Past Edits
Agree. But the halt does not exist. checked in indianrail.gov.in. Also in irfca.org. Might have been used prevoiusly.

Mar 29 2014 (01:28)
awes khan*^~   41007 blog posts   2157 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 1037750-122            Tags   Past Edits
Shortest passenger service is BADNERA-AMRAVATI PASSENGER (9KM)

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General Travel
Mar 24 2014 (21:12)   16566/Mangaluru Central - Yesvantpur Express

One Mail~   4735 blog posts   1439 correct pred (70% accurate)
Entry# 1035063            Tags   Past Edits
1hr 30 min to run between PGT and CBE... Really stupid TT...

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Mar 24 2014 (21:28)
shan71190   30 blog posts
Re# 1035063-3            Tags   Past Edits
sa - kpn also three hours. it just takes 2.15 hours. 45 mins slack time.

Mar 24 2014 (23:04)
One Mail~   4735 blog posts   1439 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1035063-4            Tags   Past Edits
So in short this train is having more than 2hr has slack time
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Mar 17 2014 (16:37)  

kcanoopnair   400 blog posts   200 correct pred (79% accurate)
Entry# 1027434            Tags   Past Edits
Q1:Which SF train (Exclude Raj,Drnt,Shtb,Jshtb) doing a maximum non stop run ? Which section, How much distance?
Q2: Which Exp Train doing a maximum non stop run ? Which section, How much distance?

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Mar 18 2014 (10:42)
shan71190   30 blog posts
Re# 1027434-17            Tags   Past Edits
Its 22207 - Chennai - Trivandrum Super AC Express - 689 kms non-stop run between Chennai Central and Ernakulam Junction...!!

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Mar 18 2014 (15:13)
One Mail~   4735 blog posts   1439 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1027434-24            Tags   Past Edits
bt 22207 has technical stop at Erode

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General Travel
Feb 28 2014 (06:42)  

shan71190   30 blog posts
Entry# 1009438            Tags   Past Edits
BPL & CDG Shatabdi speed to be increased by year end - High Speed Rail Corporation
click here
General Travel
Feb 28 2014 (06:17)  

shan71190   30 blog posts
Entry# 1009434            Tags   Past Edits
Idle rake of Erode- Mettur Dam- Salem passenger can be 'rsa'ed to run a passenger service from salem junction - chinnasalem
MTDM - SA passenger arrives at 9.55 am
SA-CHSM passenger:
SA- 11.30
12.33 12.38
CHSM- 13.05
CHSM- SA passenger:
CHSM- 13.30
ATU- 14.00 14.05
SA- 15.10
and the train will start to MTDM at 17.30 hrs as per TT.
Initially it should be tried as a special. can be made permanent once it draws demand.
Or can be 'rsa'ed to run salem jn- karur jn passenger
SA- 11.00
NMKL- 11.55 11.57
KRR- 13.00
KRR- 13.30
NMKL- 14.28 14.30
SA- 15.30
General Travel
Feb 28 2014 (05:45)  

shan71190   30 blog posts
Entry# 1009429            Tags   Past Edits
My wishlist for an intercity with RSA:
1) Ernakulam-Chennai Central - Dep-5.00hrs- Arr-16.30hrs
TCR-6.10 6.12
PGT-7.37 7.40
TUP-9.28 9.30
ED- 10.25 10.30
SA-11.25 11.30
JTJ- 13.10 13.15
KPD- 14.25 14.30
AJJ- 15.13 15.15
MAS- 16.30
RSA1:- Chennai Central -Salem Town- Dep-18.00hrs- Arr-23.30hrs
AJJ-18.58 19.00
KPD-19.58 20.00
JTJ- 21.08 21.13
SA- 23.00 23.10
SXT- 23.30
2) Salem Town- Chennai Central - Dep-4.30hrs - Arr-10.15hrs
SA- 4.45 5.05
JTJ- 6.35 6.40
KPD- 7.50 7.55
AJJ- 8.55 9.00
MAS- 10.15
RSA2:-Chennai Central - Ernakulam - Dep-12.00hrs - Arr-23.30hrs
AJJ-12.55 13.00
KPD- 13.50 13.55
JTJ- 15.03 15.05
SA- 16.35 16.40
ED- 17.40 17.45
TUP- 18.28 18.30
CBE- 19.30 19.35
PGT- 20.35 20.40
TCR- 22.12 22.15
ERS- 23.30
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