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Dec 09 2015 (6:29PM)

Entry# 1899     
Working Principle of Diesel Engine and details of WDM-3D Diesel Locomotive

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Dec 09 2015 (5:46PM)
Blog Post# 1675425-0     
*^~   Added by: *^~  Dec 09 2015 (6:29PM)
================= How Diesel Locomotives Work ===================
The Engine and Generator
The main engine in this locomotive is a General Motors EMD 710 series engine. The "710" means that each cylinder in this turbocharged, two-stroke, diesel V-12 has a displacement of 710 cubic inches (11.6 L). That's more than double the size of most of the biggest gasoline V-8 car engines -- and
we're only talking about one of the 12 cylinders in this 3,200-hp engine.
So why two-stroke? Even though this engine is huge, if it operated on the four-stroke diesel cycle, like most smaller diesel engines do, it would only make about half the power. This is because with the two-stroke cycle, there are twice as many combustion events (which produce the power) per revolution. It turns out that the diesel two-stoke engine is really much more elegant and efficient than the two-stroke gasoline engine. See How Diesel Two-Stroke Engines Work for more details.
You might be thinking, if this engine is about 24 times the size of a big V-8 car engine, and uses a two-stroke instead of a four-stroke cycle, why does it only make about 10 times the power? The reason is that this engine is designed to produce 3,200 hp continuously, and it lasts for decades. If you continuously ran the engine in your car at full power, you'd be lucky if it lasted a week.
Here are some of the specifications of this engine:
Number of cylinders: 12
Compression ratio: 16:1
Displacement per cylinder: 11.6 L (710 in3)
Cylinder bore: 230 mm (9.2 inches)
Cylinder stroke: 279 mm (11.1 inches)
Full speed: 904 rpm
Normal idle speed: 269 rpm
This giant engine is hooked up to an equally impressive generator. It is about 6 feet (1.8 m) in diameter and weights about 17,700 pounds (8,029 kg). At peak power, this generator makes enough electricity to power a neighborhood of about 1,000 houses!
So where does all this power go? It goes into four, massive electric motors located in the trucks.
Article prepared by: Karim Nice
Attached Images and Article Source: click here
Dec 08 2015 (3:32PM)

Entry# 1898     
Vinay Bharadwaj*^~
DRM and GM Twitter Handle

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Dec 08 2015 (2:00PM)
Blog Post# 1674203-0     
हिसार जंक्शन   Added by: Vinay Bharadwaj*^~  Dec 08 2015 (3:32PM)
All DRM and GM twitter handle account of Indian railway
#Admin can add to #FAQ
Dec 04 2015 (12:58PM)

Entry# 1897     
Jayashree ❖ Amita*^
What is Simultaneous Reception and Dispatch of Trains?

Dec 04 2015 (11:42AM)
Blog Post# 1670272-0     
BJU NDLS new electrified section~   Added by: Jayashree ❖ Amita*^  Dec 04 2015 (12:58PM)
What is Simultaneous Reception and Dispatch of Trains?
To maintain safety in thorough running of trains at larger stations; points and trap sidings should not be inserted in the main or through lines.
OFF at the same time, of all signals pertaining to the reception of two or more trains approaching a station at the same time is called simultaneous
Advantages :
™★ In single line section, track/section capacity will increase, if at all the stations, such facilities are made available.
™★ In double line, one train can be started from one line, while another train can be signaled to be received on another line.
All A1 and A category stations data over IR

Nov 22 2015 (5:40PM)
Blog Post# 1655968-9     
skumarvkulkarni~   Added by: Few SF trains in NCR have silver spoon of PRIORITY*^  Nov 25 2015 (10:42AM)
please check below link
click here
Nov 24 2015 (2:29PM)

Entry# 1895     
Jayashree ❖ Amita*^

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Nov 24 2015 (2:02AM)
Blog Post# 1659500-0     
~   Added by: Jayashree ❖ Amita*^  Nov 24 2015 (2:29PM)
*************************What does it means:- "NOT TO BE LOOSE SHUNTED"/ "LOOSE SHUNTING NA KAREY"??***********
Ans:- First we need to know that what is loose shunting, So loose shunting means allowing the Wagons to move without an attached locomotive, maybe under its own weight or by momentum imparted to it by a loco which was disconnected before the rake came to a stop (Pushed by loco without being attached to it).
So, Some wagons are Fit for being loose shunted and Some are "NOT", That's Why This Words are inscribed on Wagons!

Nov 24 2015 (12:17PM)
Blog Post# 1659500-3     
Vinay Kumar~   Added by: Jayashree ❖ Amita*^  Nov 24 2015 (2:30PM)
Not to be loose shunted doesnt just mean the wagons to b pushed & keep self momentum to later stop @ on their own or hand brake application or recline hump to get speed minimized to assigned stoppage..but it takes loco attachment into consideration!!!
This implies, by any mean, the hose pipes shld nt b removed & Loco shld b in charge (Not to be loose shunted can never be pushed to self momentum)!!
The simple reason assigned to such wagon implies inflammable commodities prevail loaded & jerk of higher magnitude may yield
severe damage (even blast)!!
The marked Wagon indicates "never remain in momentum without Loco attached with Brake Pipes properly position"!!
Exception happens whn Wagon are light (unloaded)!!
Nov 24 2015 (2:18AM)
Ticket Booking/E-Ticketing

Entry# 1894     
Jayashree ❖ Amita*^
What to do if my E-ticket [Normal Wait listed(WL) or Tatkal Wait listed (CKWL)] Remains Fully Wait listed even after chart preparation!?

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Nov 24 2015 (1:23AM)
Blog Post# 1659494-0     
~   Added by: Jayashree ❖ Amita*^  Nov 24 2015 (2:18AM)
Many Peoples Asks that, What to do if my E-ticket [Normal Wait listed(WL) or Tatkal Wait listed (CKWL)] Remains Fully Wait listed even after chart preparation!?
Ans:- You need to do Nothing, Due to IRCTC's Auto-cancellation your ticket will be cancelled automatically after 2-12 hours of departure of Train!, And refund will be credited to your account within 3-5days (With some deducted Clerkage charges) (* In case of CKWL, Clerkage charges are higher).
Nov 14 2015 (4:08PM)

Entry# 1892     
Expected Design of WAP-8 and WAG-10

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Nov 13 2015 (10:51PM)
Blog Post# 1648165-0     
byteshortintlongfloatdoublebooleanchar~   Added by: *^~  Nov 14 2015 (4:08PM)
We all know that ALSTOM will provide IR class locomotives(WAP-8 and WAG-10) in coming years.
They have released the expected design of locos and their specifications.
PIC 1: Design of ALSTOM PRIMA-II(locos used in Europe). Our locos will be designed based on this model.
PIC 2: Technical specifications of both passenger and freight locos
Locomotives of Indian Railways FB page.
Nov 11 2015 (2:25PM)

Entry# 1891     
IR Class WAP-8 and WAG-10 to be based on Alstom Prima II model will be build by ALSTOM in India

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Nov 10 2015 (11:25PM)
Blog Post# 1645283-0     
byteshortintlongfloatdoublebooleanchar~   Added by: *^~  Nov 11 2015 (2:25PM)
IR Class WAP-8 and WAG-10 to be based on Alstom Prima II model will be build by ALSTOM in India.
click here
Nov 10 2015 (8:48PM)

Entry# 1890     
New Maintenance Manuals of WAG-9 and WAP-5 Locomotive

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Nov 08 2015 (10:49PM)
Blog Post# 1643190-0     
*^~   Added by: *^~  Nov 10 2015 (8:48PM)
********* New Maintenance Manuals of WAG-9 and WAP-5 Locomotive ***********
New Updated Maintenance Manuals have been Included Recently For WAG-9 & WAP-5 Locomotives in E-Loco Website. Please Note the following informations about the Maintenance Manuals of WAG-9 & WAP-5 Locomotives
WAG-9 Maintenance Manual:

G-9 (Vol-1):592 Pages(PDF Attached)
G-9 (Vol-2):446 Pages(PDF Attached)
G-9 (Vol-3):341 Pages(PDF Attached)
Download Link(Screenshot Attached)
Link: click here
WAP-5 Maintenance Manuals are shared in Re# 1643190-2 (2nd Reply of this BLOG)
Nov 01 2015 (12:33PM)

Entry# 1889     
New Delhi IRCTC lounge

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Nov 01 2015 (10:18AM)
Blog Post# 1634355-0     
Soumitra Chawathe*^~   Added by: KSG*^~  Nov 01 2015 (12:33PM)
Q-1: Where is it located?
It is situated at New Delhi Railway Station, on PF-16 (Ajmeri Gate) side, near the main concourse hall.
Q-2: Can I pre-book it?
A-2: Yes, you can pre-book it. Please visit click here and click on Lounge Tab. Enter the details, make the payment and print the receipt.
Q-3: What are the charges?
A-3: The charges have been described in the attached Pic-1.
Q-4: So how do I avail these facilities?
A-4: Go to the main registration counter of the lounge. If you have already pre-booked the same, do present the receipt at the counter. If not pre-booked, you can go to the counter and avail these facilities, on payment and presentation of ID Card. You will be given an electronic access card. Swipe the card to unlock the door and enter the lounge.
Q-5: I had made just a basic reservation (pre-booking). I wish to avail some additional facilities, viz. wash/change, lunch, dinner, etc. I even wish to extend my stay at the lounge. How do I avail that?
A-5: When you present your booking receipt, do inform the person in charge the facilities you wish to avail. Make the payment and obtain coupons for the same.
Q-6: What is this wash and change facility?
A-6: It is a great facility for those who are on the go, and have little time to freshen-up and want to catch a connecting train or head to a meeting in the city. Priced at Rs. 125/-, you will be given a towel, a kit consisting of soap, shampoo and conditioner. You can keep your luggage in the locker and head to the bathroom for a wash. There's a dry area for changing as well, nearby. If alone, you need not worry about luggage as you will be given a key for locker by the attendant.
Q-7: What is included in the food menu?
A-7: When you avail just the basic service, you are entitled to complimentary tea/coffee or Rooh Afza rose sharbat. When you avail a breakfast/lunch/snacks/dinner option, you can get buffet meal consisting of Soup, Roti/Parantha, Paneer vegetable, chicken curry, dal, rice, ice-cream. There's a separate dining area with tables and chairs (restaurant style) so you need not worry about where to sit and eat. When the dining area is full, you are permitted to take your plate to the sitting area. There's even a counter in the dining area where you can purchase items such as Rail Neer, biscuits, wafers, cakes, chocolates, etc. at MRP.
Q-8: What other facilities are available in the lounge?
A-8: The following facilities are available:
> Free WiFi: Obtain username and password from the counter
> Mobile charging points, available in plenty
> Leading newspapers, both Hindi and English
> Train Information Display and announcements
> Recliner chairs for relaxation, available on the upper deck (Mezzanine floor)
> Comfortable seats and interiors
> Most importantly: Peace of mind!!
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