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Today (00:22)   12393/Sampoorna Kranti SF Express (PT)

King of Indian Railways should be Howrah Rajdhani~   1121 blog posts   105 correct pred (57% accurate)
Entry# 2334839            Tags   Past Edits
SK kab se LHB pa raha hai? Yeh question mujhe karna par raha hai kyonki main SK kab se LHB pa raha hai yeh mujhe pata nahin hai.

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Tabbys star and the Alien outpost~   2565 blog posts
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The LKO shatabdi started as CNB shatabdi and was later extended to LKO. The JHS shatabdi was already extended to BPL by the time the new shatabdi to CNB was introduced and was already enjoying high speed runs with exceptional priority when the CNB shatabdi was extended to LKO.
Another fact to illustrate the higher priority of the BPL shatabdi was that the LKO/CNB shatabdi was only given a clearance for 120kmph despite running with the same WAP3 locomotive that the BPL shatabdi used for 140+kmph runs. This was done as the WAP3 locos were in short supply and the first priority was always given to the BPL shatabdi when WAP3's were in short supply, leaving the
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LKO one to run with the slower WAP1's.

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Jun 18 2017 (13:57)  

anandasayanam27   4 blog posts
Entry# 2324940            Tags   Past Edits
can any friends give information about when Chennai Egmore villupuram line was commissioned. when Tindivanam railway station was built.

  
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Jun 18 2017 (16:01)
Tabbys star and the Alien outpost~   2565 blog posts
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Madras Park - Tindivanam meter gauge section was opened on September 1st, 1876. Tindivanam-Villupuram-Cuddalore section was opened on January 1st, 1877.

  
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Jun 18 2017 (21:18)
anandasayanam27   4 blog posts
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Thank you very much for your information. will you please send more about this line. what is the latest position of tmv nagari and thiruvannamalai line. is tmv is to be made Jn
  
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Jun 17 2017 (20:56)   22119/Mumbai CST - Karmali Tejas Express | KYN/Kalyan Junction (8 PFs) | KYN/WDP-3A/15516

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Entry# 2324280            Tags   Past Edits
WDP3A loco wonderfully painted and changed to #Tejas livery by Kalyan Diesel Shed staff. Not for public consumption till tomorrow
PC CR HQ PRO V Chandrashekhar Sir
Guys livery by Subhash Rao👏🏼

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Jun 18 2017 (01:32)
Tabbys star and the Alien outpost~   2565 blog posts
Re# 2324280-37            Tags   Past Edits
DP3A was just a renamed version of DP2 (no upgrade involved) unlike DM3A which was a more powerful version of the DM2.

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Jun 14 2017 (15:41)   VSKP/Visakhapatnam Junction (8 PFs)

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Entry# 2320175            Tags   Past Edits
How many lines join/bifurcate from VSKP?

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Jun 14 2017 (16:32)
Tabbys star and the Alien outpost~   2565 blog posts
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I've marked the approximate location of the old Visakhaptnam station with the red circle in the attached picture ( South of the present day station).
Waltair was the name given to the urban, British dominated area in the northern part of the city while the southern rural part was known as Vizagapatnam. When the railway first came to the place, it initially terminated at Waltair (This is roughly the same place where the present day VSKP station stands). Shortly after the railway opened, a short spur was added and the line was extended southwards to Vizagapatnam (I think the code was VSP), making Waltair a junction. VSP was mostly used only for shuttle services to Waltair and some
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link trains, but was never a major station. The Waltair station was renamed as Viskhapatnam in the 80's and the VSP station was abandoned.

  
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Jun 17 2017 (11:45)
tired f waitng4d PR SCRs train gets LHB rake~   1841 blog posts   36 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 2320175-12            Tags   Past Edits
Even then how could the "then Waltair" stn become a Junction ? There would have been only 2 lines, one is to south VSK station and other is to North Gopalapatnam from where DVD and HWH line divide and go ahead

  
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Jun 17 2017 (12:05)
Tabbys star and the Alien outpost~   2565 blog posts
Re# 2320175-13            Tags   Past Edits
There would be three lines. The south bound line to VSP and the two lines to MAS and HWH. Even though the bifurcation point is about 10km out from WAT station, the operations for that point were still managed by WAT station, so WAT would be termed as a junction. To speak in more modern terms, the bifurcation point would be under the signalling territory of WAT station, so WAT would be termed as the junction point.
And note that at the time all these railway connections came up, there were no stations near the junction point. WAT was pretty much the only station handling all the points and the bifurcation point was put far out only
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because of the geographical constraints. So, it was pretty much a junction.

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Jun 17 2017 (16:16)
McFogell   476 blog posts
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Nice Explanation about what a junction is and the history of Waltair.

  
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Jun 18 2017 (01:23)
Tabbys star and the Alien outpost~   2565 blog posts
Re# 2320175-16            Tags   Past Edits
A link for reference:
click here : This is a record of all railway operations in the country from 1908-09. You can see that in the Madras railway section, it mentions the station at Waltair as a junction station and the branch to VSP as the branch line taking off from the junction station.
The entry for Bengal Nagpur railway (114) also refers to it as Waltair junction only.
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That said, the practice of naming stations as a junction is somewhat shaky. For example, WJR (Walajah Road) in SR used to be a junction for a long time with a branch line to Ranipet. Now that line is defunct and the station board too does not have the 'Jn' in it, but the station name is still listed as Walajah Road junction as in IR's official site. VSKP has a similar situation.
  
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Jun 14 2017 (15:40)   BZA/Vijayawada Junction (10 PFs)

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Entry# 2320172            Tags   Past Edits
How many lines join/bifurcate from BZA?

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Jun 14 2017 (15:52)
Tabbys star and the Alien outpost~   2565 blog posts
Re# 2320172-9            Tags   Past Edits
4 lines
1. VSKP via EE
2. GDV/BVRT
3. GDR
4. WL

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