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May 31 2017 (14:36)
Coach Construction/Seating Arrangements

Entry# 1994     
Can I Get The List Showing Minimum Accomadation by Various Types Of Coaches in Indian Railways

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May 31 2017 (14:07)
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rajkamalspj~   Added by: Harsh*^~  May 31 2017 (14:36)
May 31 2017 (00:41)

Entry# 1993     
How to report FMs for any Request/Offensive posts/Controversial Post etc ?

May 27 2017 (07:06)
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➡➡Shoubhik⬅⬅^~   Added by: Harsh*^~  May 31 2017 (00:41)
Click on the encircled option, a box will appear, write your issue over there and post it. Your issue will be later attended by a FM
May 29 2017 (14:47)

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SGUJ WDG4D with KK^~
Brief Information on Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Duronto Express Trains.

May 29 2017 (08:28)
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SGUJ WDG4D with KK^~   Added by: SGUJ WDG4D with KK^~  May 29 2017 (14:47)
1.Rajdhani Express trains are a series of trains that are operated between the national capital(Rajdhani means capital in Hindi) and the state capitals(there do exist some exceptions like BSP Rajdhani where Rajdhani doesnt terminate at state capital and runs to BSP which is an important place in the state). They are operated at high speeds with AC classes of accomodation and on board catering and are supposed to provide fastest connectivity between the state and the national capital.
2.Shatabdi(means 100 years in Hindi and other languages) Express trains were introduced to commemmorate former PM Jawaharlal Nehru's birth centenary. Shatabdis are almost like Rajdhanis at the state level. They are used to provide faster connectivities between metros and important places which are separated
by a shorter distance within or outside the state. They are fully air conditioned trains and have onboard catering. They return to their base on the same day.
3. Duronto means fast or restless in Bengali. They are supposed to be faster than Rajdhanis and Shatabdis or atleast equal them in speed and service.. The original concept of Duronto was to provide a non stop service between source and destination with only technical stops in between. But later on, they were converted into commercial halts and additional halts were added. They provide faster connectivity among national and state capitals and also important metros and places of various states. Duronto may be fully air conditioned train or have SL class of accomodation with onboard catering.
List of Nearest Metro Stations from Delhi & NCR Railway Stations?

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May 28 2017 (23:40)
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People earn money not feelings 😢😢😢^~   Added by: People earn money not feelings 😢😢😢^~  May 28 2017 (23:50)
List of Nearest Metro Stations in Delhi & NCR
1. NDLS: New Delhi - New Delhi (Yellow Line)
2. DLI: Old Delhi - Chandani Chowk (Yellow Line)
3. NZM: Hazrat Nizamuddin - Indraprastha (Blue Line) & Jhangpura (Violet Line)
ANVT: Anand Vihar Terminal - Anand Vihar (Blue Line)
5. DEE: Delhi Sarai Rohilla - Sastri Nagar (Red Line)
6. DEC: Delhi Cant - Tilak Nagar (Blue Line)
7. SZM: Sabzi Mandi - Pratap Nagar (Red Line)
8. DSA: Delhi Shahdara Station - Shahdara (Red Line)
9. BHD: Badli - Samaypur Badli (Yellow Line)
10. ANDI: Adarsh Nagar - Adarsh Nagar (Yellow Line)
11. DAZ: Azadpur - Azadpur (Yellow Line)
12. VVB: Vivek Vihar - Dilshad Garden (Red Line)
13. SBB: Sahibabad - Vaishali (Blue Line)
14. CSB: Shivaji Bridge - Barakhamba Road (Blue Line)
15. TKJ: Tilak Bridge - ITO (Violet Line)
16. OKA: Okhla - Kalkaji (Violet Line)
17. TKD: Tuglakabad - Tuglakabad (Violet Line)
18. FDB: Faridabad - Old Faridabad (Violet Line)
19. BVH: Ballabhgarh - NCB Colony (Violet Line) soon Ballabhgarh itself
20. DBSI: Dayal Basti - Inderlok (Red Line)
21. SSB: Shakur Basti - Shivaji Park (Green Line)
22. MGLP: Mangolpuri - Peera Garhi (Green Line)
23. NNO: Nangloi - Nangloi (Green Line)
24. MQC: Mundka - Mundka (Green Line)
25. PTNR: Patel Nagar - Satguru Ram Singh Marg (Green Line)
26. PM: Palam - Dwarka Sec-9 (Blue Line) soon Palam itself Magneta Line
27. GGN: Gurgaon - Huda City Center (Yellow Line)
28. DSJ: Delhi Safdarjung - AIIMS (Voilet Line)
29. FDN: Faridabad New Town - Escort Mujesar (Violet Line)
I tried my best and accurate info to provide you comfort, having any other station with nearest metro info which is not mention kindly tell me i will add.
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Apr 06 2013 (11:27)

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S V Iyer*^~
What is Interlocking work? What are the Types of Interlocking?

May 26 2017 (12:31)
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Tabbys star and the Alien outpost~   Added by: SGUJ WDG4D with KK^~  May 26 2017 (13:39)
Interlocking is usually mechanical or relay based. In such interlocking systems, the various routes and switches outside a station are physically connected together so that setting one route through the station automatically disables all other routes.
For example, in a station with 2 loop lines and a main line, if a train is going to pass through the main line without stopping, the main line signal will be set to green and the switches will be set so that the train stays on the main line. In a mechanical interlocking, the points and signals will be connected in such a way that turning the signal green automatically prevents the points from being changed until the signal is
changed to Red. This prevents accidental changing of points while the train is passing through. Relay based systems also do a similar thing where the electronic switches operating the points are connected in such a way that switching on a few switches automatically disconnects other switches.
In these systems, if the routes in the interlocking have to be changed, say, after construction of a new loop line, then all the mechanical/electrical connections have to be relaid again. In a Solid state interlocking, all the switches controlling the points and signals are controlled via software running on microprocessors ( Hence the name 'solid state', which is the general term used for semiconductor devices like microprocessors). In these systems, changing the routes can be done purely through software changes and does not require any physical modifications in the Yard.

Apr 06 2013 (11:26)
Blog Post# 715271-1     
S V Iyer*^~   Added by: S V Iyer*^~  Apr 06 2013 (11:27)
In railway signalling, an interlocking is an arrangement of signal apparatus that prevents conflicting movements through an arrangement of tracks such as junctions or crossings. The signalling appliances and tracks are sometimes collectively referred to as an interlocking plant.

A minimal interlocking consists of signals, but usually includes additional appliances like switches / Points, derails, crossings at grade and movable bridges. Some of the fundamental principles of interlocking include:

1. Signals may not be operated to permit conflicting train movements to take place at the same time.

2. Switches and other appliances in the route must be properly 'set' (in position) before a signal may allow train movements to enter that route.

3. Once a route is set and a train is given a signal to proceed over that route, all switches and other movable appliances in the route are locked in position until either
a. The train passes out of the portion of the route affected, or
b. The signal to proceed is withdrawn and sufficient time has passed to ensure that a train approaching that train has had opportunity to come to a stop before passing the signal.

Apr 06 2013 (11:28)
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S V Iyer*^~   Added by: S V Iyer*^~  Apr 06 2013 (11:28)
The Benefit:
Interlockings allow trains to cross from one track to another using a turnout and a series of switches. An interlocking is designed so that it is impossible to give clear signals to trains unless the route to be used is proved to be safe

Apr 06 2013 (11:29)
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S V Iyer*^~   Added by: S V Iyer*^~  Apr 06 2013 (11:29)
Types of Interlocking:

Mechanically operated interlocking:
In mechanical interlocking plants, a locking bed is constructed, consisting of steel bars forming a grid. The levers that operate switches, derails, signals or other appliances are connected to the bars running in one direction. The bars are constructed so that, if the function controlled by a given lever conflicts with that controlled by
another lever, mechanical interference is set up in the cross locking between the two bars, in turn preventing the conflicting lever movement from being made.

Manually operated interlocking:
This is a form of mechanical interlocking as well, but relies on the signalman to move about from one set of points and signals to another carrying with him the keys used to operate them.

Electrically operated interlocking:
In the more advanced electrical or electronic interlocking schemes, the points and signals are worked from one integrated mechanism in a signal cabin which features a display of the entire track layout with indications of sections that are occupied, free, set for reception or dispatch, etc. The interlocking is accomplished not by mechanical devices but by electrical circuitry -- relays and switches in older electrical or electropneumatic systems, and computerized circuits in the newer electronic systems.

Panel Interlocking:
It is a system used in most medium-sized stations on IR. In this, the points and signals are worked by individual switches that control them.

Route Relay Interlocking:
It is the system used in large and busy stations that have to handle high volumes of train movements. In this, an entire route through the station can be selected and all the associated points and signals along the route can be set at once by a switch for receiving, holding, blocking, or dispatching trains.

Source: Wikipedia, IRFCA
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