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Blog Posts by Avdhut Haldankar
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General Travel
Sep 19 2015 (20:40)   TNA/Thane (10 PFs)

Avdhut Haldankar   14 blog posts
Entry# 1594720            Tags   Past Edits
Many Trains originating from LTT either come to halt at Thane or reduce their speed to 30kmph(approx). Why dont Railways simply provide official thane halt to these trains. This wont cause delay or traffic as either way these trains halt at thane for technical reasons. I had read a news few years back that all LTT originating trains will halt at Thane after completion of few development projects like extention of Platform 5,6 , new foot-over bridge, escalators. But nothing happened.
General Travel
Mar 23 2015 (10:13)  

Avdhut Haldankar   14 blog posts
Entry# 1404692            Tags   Past Edits
Which train is the fastest regular non-superfast train in India?

Mar 23 2015 (10:17)
warriorsultan   1208 blog posts   48 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 1404692-1            Tags   Past Edits
Take any train which does an avg of 54 kmph end to end and you will find many trains.If its specials there are many which exceed 60 also like /train/21242/785/1232 .
General Travel
May 26 2014 (22:43)  

Avdhut Haldankar   14 blog posts
Entry# 1112536            Tags   Past Edits
Heard new RM is from Karnataka. Hope that he will take initiative to run a Duronto/ AC superfast between Mumbai-Bangalore and Mumbai-Chennai!

4 posts - Tue May 27, 2014

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May 27 2014 (00:34)
Amit Pal~   917 blog posts
Re# 1112536-6            Tags   Past Edits
a good superfast exp between mumbai and bangalore with 5-6 ac coaches and travel time of 20 hrs is the need of the hour .. Duronto concept is over, many durontos are being converted to shatabdi, intercity and many will be converted to ac express also..the main thing which is to be done is to quicken the process of doubling and electrification in whole karnataka..

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May 27 2014 (12:03)
NJ255   528 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 1112536-8            Tags   Past Edits
even when kharge was minister he didnt started any train between mumbai and bangalore which is more important route, let us see whether he will start a new train or not.

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May 28 2014 (19:31)
Anshul Vipat~   7950 blog posts   1878 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1112536-15            Tags   Past Edits
Bus lobby makes its difficult to introduce new train between Banglore and Mumbai. Anyways,now a days, Railways is not at all interested in listening to the plight of passengers.

May 30 2014 (10:24)
SWR 6th cleanest zone in IR~   4216 blog posts   314 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1112536-16            Tags   Past Edits
A slight tweak in current 04823/4 timing and we can get very good connectivity between Mumbai and Bangalore

Jun 09 2014 (08:47)
Western Railway°°°   1212 blog posts   500 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1112536-17            Tags   Past Edits
i don't thnk its going to come in this year's july budget as well.. :(
General Travel
Feb 12 2014 (14:42)  

Avdhut Haldankar   14 blog posts
Entry# 992951            Tags   Past Edits
Mumbai-Karmali Ac express...Shatabdi?..AC DD? or just normal AC express?

Feb 12 2014 (15:05)
Harshad Pavagi~   5516 blog posts   29889 correct pred (80% accurate)
Re# 992951-1            Tags   Past Edits
normal AC exp..much needed but only weekly!
General Travel
Feb 12 2014 (14:06)  

Iri rules are different in different cases^~   81774 blog posts   5226 correct pred (78% accurate)
Entry# 992902            Tags   Past Edits
All double decker news proved to be just rumors .... No news for any further , and reports also came that public does not like dd ...

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Feb 12 2014 (14:26)
Avdhut Haldankar   14 blog posts
Re# 992902-4            Tags   Past Edits
But there is an Ac express announced between Mumbai-Karmali. That might be the Ac DD express which was in the news.

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General Travel
Nov 10 2013 (17:20)   12216/Mumbai Bandra (T.) - Delhi Sarai Rohilla Garib Rath Express (PT) | BDTS/Bandra Terminus (7 PFs)

Avdhut Haldankar   14 blog posts
Entry# 902144            Tags   Past Edits
Any chance of clearing WL 46 by 29th December for 12216 BDTS DEE GARIB RATH?

2 posts - Sun Nov 10, 2013

2 posts - Mon Nov 11, 2013

Nov 11 2013 (00:47)
Railfan Z*^~   11442 blog posts   2577 correct pred (84% accurate)
Re# 902144-5            Tags   Past Edits
Book it till Delhi and de-board at Jaipur. You'd just need to pay some 100 bucks extra but you'd get a confirmed seat for Dec 29.

Nov 11 2013 (00:53)
SRG*^~   35549 blog posts   169118 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 902144-6            Tags   Past Edits
Good chances of confirmation you can book it...

Nov 11 2013 (00:55)
SRG*^~   35549 blog posts   169118 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 902144-7            Tags   Past Edits
Else other option book till Gurgoan which is under GNWL just need to Pay Rs.90/- extra but ticket will be sure confirm..

Nov 11 2013 (15:39)
Avdhut Haldankar   14 blog posts
Re# 902144-8            Tags   Past Edits
Thank you :)

Nov 11 2013 (16:00)
Prasun~   2665 blog posts   7563 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 902144-9            Tags   Past Edits
It will confirm. Book it.
General Travel
Nov 03 2013 (15:40)   12052/Madgaon - Dadar Jan Shatabdi Express | RN/Ratnagiri (3 PFs)

Avdhut Haldankar   14 blog posts
Entry# 895476            Tags   Past Edits
Is that true that 12052 overtakes ERS-NZM Duronto Exp at Vilavde? It is shown like that only in X/O section. How can a Jan Shatabdi train overtake a non stop Duronto exp? Its very shocking! :o

Nov 03 2013 (15:42)
Jagadeesh*^   502 blog posts   459 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 895476-1            Tags   Past Edits
Durontos are Non stop commercially,
but due to various operational reasons trains do halt at various stations

Nov 03 2013 (16:00)
JOSH*^~   13485 blog posts   15239 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 895476-2            Tags   Past Edits
Schedule for intermediate stations is not updated properly.. Two star admins please update correct schedule from erail.. But duronto will be overtaken by Jan Shatbdi between RN and PNVL..

Nov 06 2013 (09:47)
Avdhut Haldankar   14 blog posts
Re# 895476-3            Tags   Past Edits
I had such impression of Durontos like,Durontos are the fastest trains,and no other train can overtake these trains,even though they have some technical halts. This particular Duronto seems quite slow as it takes 10 hours 39 minutes to cover Madgaon-Panvel distance,whereas Jan Shatabdi covers same distance in just 7 hours 18 minutes. Does this happen with only this particular Duronto?
General Travel
Nov 02 2013 (19:57)   12052/Madgaon - Dadar Jan Shatabdi Express | THVM/Thivim (2 PFs)

Avdhut Haldankar   14 blog posts
Entry# 894964            Tags   Past Edits
Travelled by 12052 Madgaon Dadar Janashatabdi Express on 31st October. It was the one of the dirtiest train I have ever traveled with. My last experience with this train (around 4-5 years ago) was very nice,hence it was more shocking for me. There were around 3-4 cockroaches just around my seat,so god knows total how many of them were there in entire coach. Date of last pest control was 2 months ago. As Sun set later,so many other insects made their presence in that train. I am sure that if Nat Geo or Discovery channel shoot one entire episode in this train,they will find more diversity in living organisms here than any jungle.

Nov 02 2013 (20:06)
Warrier is BACK*^~   6075 blog posts   113 correct pred (51% accurate)
Re# 894964-1            Tags   Past Edits
the reason is that the train that arrived from Mumbai is given some time halt aat Madgaon and the same train returns back to Mumbai. People in their hurry board the 12051 as soon as it reaches Madgaon for the return journey thus making it practically impossible to clean

Nov 03 2013 (14:13)
Avdhut Haldankar   14 blog posts
Re# 894964-2            Tags   Past Edits
This train was running as per monsoon time-table i.e. Departure from Madgaon at 12.10,before arrival of 12051. So Railways must had got time to clean that train at Madgaon. And I dont think that so much dirtiness took place in just one Mumbai-Madgaon journey. It must be not cleaned since long time.
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Jul 14 2013 (21:46)   22109/Mumbai LTT - Hazrat Nizamuddin AC SF Express

S V Iyer*^~   13626 blog posts   12348 correct pred (64% accurate)
Entry# 807556            Tags   Past Edits
As per this news article , CRs dream train may start its operations next week. But ACfication is nowhere near completion....

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Aug 14 2013 (15:34)
Avdhut Haldankar   14 blog posts
Re# 807556-100            Tags   Past Edits
Thane much required than Kalyan. If either one of them is to be given halt,then It should be Thane! Afterall it is an AC train,not an Janasadharan Exp! :p

Aug 14 2013 (17:38)
Anshul Vipat~   7950 blog posts   1878 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 807556-101            Tags   Past Edits
i differ from your view.But let's see if who win the race KYN or TNA.

Aug 16 2013 (15:11)
22109 Undisputed King of SF   2558 blog posts   240 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 807556-103            Tags   Past Edits
Kalyan is more deserving halt than Thane..
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