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KMZ/Katni Murwara (5 PFs)
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Track: Double Electric-Line

Katni Murwara RLY Station Besides Civil Hospital, Katni (M.P.) 483501
State: Madhya Pradesh

Elevation: 385 m above sea level
Zone: WCR/West Central   Division: Jabalpur
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Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 5
Number of Halting Trains: 50
Number of Originating Trains: 0
Number of Terminating Trains: 1
Rating: 3.2/5 (59 votes)
cleanliness - good (8)
porters/escalators - average (7)
food - good (7)
transportation - average (7)
lodging - average (6)
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sightseeing - average (8)
safety - good (8)

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★  General Travel
Apr 07 2017 (06:06)   12550/Jammu Tawi - Durg Weekly SF Express | KMZ/Katni Murwara (5 PFs) | TKD/WAP-7

RF Shanku^~   952 blog posts   374 correct pred (64% accurate)
Entry# 2225385            Tags   Past Edits
Some Morning Clicks At KMZ
1.) Bright #TB
2.) Waiting for starter at KMZ.
With the massive Hunk WAP-7 of TKD.
3.) KMZ #SB of PF-2
Newly Modified PF-1 & Washable Appron.
5.) MPSK entering KMZ with its regular link ET/WAP-4.
6.) MPSK #TB.
7.) MPSK #TB
★  General Travel
May 05 2017 (10:57)   12293/Mumbai LTT - Allahabad AC Duronto Express | KMZ/Katni Murwara (5 PFs)

Akshay gupta~   527 blog posts   4 correct pred (44% accurate)
Entry# 2263690            Tags   Past Edits
My Allahabad duronto switching from loop to mainline as we move towards katni junction. Far ahead a freight train can be seen which is on NKJ-KMZ-Damoh section. Tracks on the right going towards Katni Murwara. Katni is a best place for RF anf for spotting trains of Katni-JBP and NKJ-KMZ-Damoh section. Pic taken: Katni south
Rail Fanning
Mar 28 2017 (06:34)   12168/Varanasi - Mumbai LTT SF Express | KMZ/Katni Murwara (5 PFs)

RF Shanku^~   952 blog posts   374 correct pred (64% accurate)
Entry# 2213217            Tags   Past Edits
Here are some pics of IR Heroes (E-Loco & D-Loco) which i spotted on my KYN trip.
#throwback #latepost
43 votes
Apr 19 2017 (12:34)   02867/Durg - Hazrat Nizamuddin HumSafar Inaugural Special | R/Raipur Junction (7 PFs)

Electric Loco Shed Soon at BSP~   1236 blog posts   995 correct pred (75% accurate)
Entry# 2241761            Tags   Past Edits
What Would Be The Loco Link For Durg Nizamuddin humsafar inaugural Special
BIA WAP 788%38
TKD WAP 75%2
ET WAP 40%0
BIA WAM 40%0
BIA WAG5/7/92%1
ET WAM 42%1
ET WAG 5/72%1

3 posts - Wed Apr 19, 2017

7 posts - Sat Apr 22, 2017

Apr 24 2017 (14:10)
a2z~   817 blog posts
Re# 2241761-13            Tags   Past Edits
* BSP Raj is the most neglected Raj of IR, was distinctly the last to get LHB coaches, but is well patronised and still is the fastest train of SECR (i.e. originating from SECR).
* SECR, the top Zone for Freight loading is the worst when it comes to pax. services and especially if quality/importance/facility of originating trains are concerned.
* I had very good experience of travelling in CG SK regarding coach maintenance & cleaning enroute journey. If this train gets LHB coach, it is a strong candidate for the post
of "King of SECR".

Apr 24 2017 (14:25)
JBP ET OHE OMG 😲 SUPPORTS KKR 😎~   12806 blog posts   22 correct pred (43% accurate)
Re# 2241761-14            Tags   Past Edits
Ek option jo b available ho ka hona tha

Apr 24 2017 (14:35)
हिंदी मीडियम~   2128 blog posts   36 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 2241761-15            Tags   Past Edits
Sir, without lhb also it is the secr king

Apr 24 2017 (15:19)
चली चली मेरी रेल चली~   1211 blog posts   84 correct pred (84% accurate)
Re# 2241761-16            Tags   Past Edits
*The case of negligence can be found in most of them. It can vary from food quality in Howrah Raj, nuisance created by anti-social elements in Dibrugarh Raj, overtake of AK Raj and last one to get lhbfied as in your case. To be frank, pax don't give a shit whether its lhb or not and things like overtaking by less prominent train blah blah. However, there are cases where the service isn`t up to the mark and have been resolved sooner or later.
*Can you please elaborate about the "worst pax services" felt by you in SECR. I have traveled in CGSK, ERS-BSP, MAS-BSP, ICE, Amarkantak, DURG-JAT/JP and found the service level to be top notch. There is OBHS scheme
in most of the trains, water refilling is done regularly, staff comes for feedback at the end of the trip, etc. Regarding importance, I don`t know what makes you feel some trains more important than the rest so I will leave it there. If you talk about operations, I feel SECR does efficiently manage both freight and trains with equal importance. Some members have reported OTing of Raj by MEMU/freight which I haven't observed it myself. Most of the tracks are tripled so they might have misunderstood that as an OT. There are some cases like my CGSK was overtaken by a python which I believe is necessary. Regarding facility, I believe SECR might be the first in some conveniences. The overhead misting system was first observed by me in SECR only. Escalators, new FOB are being inaugurated. WiFi is already there. The waiting hall of BSP was among the best I have ever seen.
*Regarding King/Queen of SECR, I won`t comment since it is too subjective. If someone says Durg-Nautanwa Express is the "KING of SECR", I respect that too.

Apr 26 2017 (14:55)
a2z~   817 blog posts
Re# 2241761-17            Tags   Past Edits
Dear friend, SECR zone is not bad, in fact it is amongst the best in some respects and amongst the worst in some other aspects.
* Once (about 15 yrs back) I had a very long Rly related discussion with a senior Rly official (joined thru IES) during rail journey, who misconstrued me as a Rly officer and had spoken very freely with me. He admitted that work practices/ work culture at SERly/BSP division was amongst the best experienced by him in his career.
- Good Things about SECR-
Experience of travelling in ACIII of CGSK was the best experience.
* SECR is not bad or badly managed, in fact it is the jewel in the crown of IR. SECR had been back bone of IR finances, which always gave enormous profits and freight loading which has ensured enough funds for IR to keep loss making passenger trains chugging along the tracks.
* It is used to be a matter of pride for GMs to head SECR/ erstwhile SER zone and give maximum freight loading & profits to IR.
* Menace of Ticket less travel, Chain pulling, Loot, Theft etc is not there, local populace is cool & co-operative in general. So travelling in SECR originating trains is generally good and better than many other zones.
* Most of the express trains are well patronised, even 4days/week full length BSP-JU/BKN are well patronised. (Because most of the trains are introduced when they become overdue)
* Always had been No.1 or No2 zone in revenue generating freight loading inspite of very small RKMs (give 15% freight loading of IR with only 3% RKMs which gives about 10% of total revenue of IR).
* Gives highest return to IR amongst all zones for the capital invested by IR. One reason for this is the fact all the investment was done in doubling/tripling the freight which were highly profitable.
--------------Not so good things about SECR------------
* Most of the long distance trains of SECR are not given pantry car facilities, which is an injustice to the local populace who mostly use these trains, SECR lacks in this respect.
12252/51 BSP-YPR Biweekly 24 coach 1535kms-Frequency increase,PC needed
12853/4-Durg-BPL Daily 24coach 894 km,
12409/10 RIG-NZM Gondwana 5days/week 20coach 1498km,
22619/20 BSP-Tirunelveli Weekly 20 coach 2499kms
22815/16 BSP-Ernakulam Weekly 23 coaches 2150kms(Extension to Kanya kumari)
22940/39 BSP-Hapa Weekly 17 coaches 1699kms (Augmentation)
18243/44 BSP-JU Biweekly 21LHB coaches 1821kms
18245/46BSP-BKN Biweekly 21LHB coaches 1885kms
12849/50 BSP-Pune weekly 22 coaches 1309kms
17481/82 BSP-TPTY Biweekly 16 coaches 1404kms(Link Express from R-NGP)
15231/32-G-Barauni 16coach Daily 1247km,
12536/37 R-LKO GR Biweekly 12 coaches 807km (Extension to Durg, PCneeded)
13287/88 Durg-RJPB Daily 22 coach 1110km
18207/08 Durg-Ajmer weekly 23 coach 1409kms
18209/10 Durg JP weekly 21 coach 1274kms
18203/04 Durg-CNB Biweekly 22 coach 889kms (Extension to LKO/DDN, PC required)
18201/02 Durg-Nautanwa Biweekly 23 coaches 1227km
18203/04 Durg Nautanwa Weekly 23 coaches 1151 kms
* SECR give more priority to operation of freight trains and lesser to express trains.
* State Govt and local politicians are not so active and rarely put pressure in Rly Ministry to bring in more & More trains, Rly facilities, New lines, etc.
* SECR was not given enough importance by IR especially for new lines in the past.
* Passenger oriented New line was not constructed in SECR. Even under construction DalliRajhara-Raoghat-Jagdalpur new line project (for movement of iron ores) is almost fully funded by SAIL & NMDC with minimal or no fund from IR. The new rail line projects initiated by present govt are also freight routes to facilitate ore movement and to earn profits. Passenger oriented projects of CG/SECR remain on paper and never move an inch forward for want of political push.
* inspite of giving huge freight and profits, the investment in the zone had always been minimal except for last 2 years after Mr Prabhu took over. Most profitable zone got last priority for guage conversion project, always other states especially home state of RMs got priority.
*SECR was not considered for first round of DFC, inspite of the fact that SECR, SER, ECoR jointly account for more than 40% of total freight inspite of having only 11% of route kilometerage. Atleast KGP-Bhilai/VSKP section should have been considered in first phase.
* long distance train connections still not given- Chandigarh, Dehradun, Goa, Rameshwaram, South TN(Trichy/MDU/RMM/KanyaKumari etc) Passenger train originating
* Train originating from CG to western India is required for destinations like Mumbai, ADI/Gujrat, Pune, Goa, CDG etc
* SECR take utmost care of two cities BSP & R(Naya-Raipur) and does not take enough care of others like Korba, Durg, Itwari (suburb of NGP), Rajnandgaon, RIG etc.
* Over riding weightage to NDLS-HWH, NDLS-BCT, NDLS-MAS trunk routes as compared to CSTM-HWH also go against SECR. In matter of raising speed to 130kmph, or of giving DFC this trunk route is always left out inspite of being a strong candidate.
★★  General Travel
Mar 31 2017 (06:04)   11450/Katra - Jabalpur (Durgavati) Express | KMZ/Katni Murwara (5 PFs) | KTE/WDG-4D/70591

RF Shanku^~   952 blog posts   374 correct pred (64% accurate)
Entry# 2216725            Tags   Past Edits
Some early morning catches at KMZ/Katni Murwara
1) KTE/WDG-4D/70591 waiting for clearance at PF-4.
2) SVDK-JBP Durgawati Exp gets an unscheduled halt at KMZ PF-2.
3) KMZ Station Board
4) SVDK-JBP Durgawati Exp Arriving at
KMZ PF-2 with ET/WAG-5A/23780.
5) After some time its elder brother KTE/WDG-4D/70444 came on the other line, as the older brother came younger brother gets the clearance toward SGO.
6) After some time 12122 NZM-JBP MPSK came with ET/WAP-4/22874.
MPSK too gets an Unscheduled halt at KMZ. & Finally Durgawati gets the clearance toward KTE for its Rake Reversal & Loco change.

Mar 31 2017 (07:17)
Kirti Sahni   4935 blog posts   2388 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 2216725-4            Tags   Past Edits
Isko Mene capture kiya tha kal .. 23780 ke sath
General Travel
Apr 22 2017 (18:45)   02867/Durg - Hazrat Nizamuddin HumSafar Inaugural Special | PND/Pendra Road (3 PFs) | BIA/WAP-7/30485

Electric Loco Shed Soon at BSP~   1236 blog posts   995 correct pred (75% accurate)
Entry# 2246177            Tags   Past Edits
Durg Nizamuddin humsafar inaugural
Heading towards its Next Halt Pendra Road
and BIA WAP7 is incharge also after rake reversal at Bilaspur
Captured by Rf Bilaspur at Near Uslapur
General Travel
Apr 19 2017 (11:24)   22867/Durg - Hazrat Nizamuddin HumSafar Express | BSP/Bilaspur Junction (8 PFs)

Electric Loco Shed Soon at BSP~   1236 blog posts   995 correct pred (75% accurate)
Entry# 2241652            Tags   Past Edits
इंतजार खत्म, अब हमसफर एक्सप्रेस में यात्री करेंगे सफर
सालभर पहले रेल बजट में घोषित हमसफर ट्रेन पटरी पर आने वाली है। दुर्ग से निजामुद्दीन के बीच चलने वाली इस द्वि- साप्ताहिक ट्रेन का 22 अप्रैल को शुभारंभ होगा। पहले दिन यह ट्रेन स्पेशल बनकर चलेगी। 26 अप्रैल को निजामुद्दीन से नियमित ट्रेन के रूप छूटेगी। रेलवे ने परिचालन की सभी तैयारी पूरी कर ली है।
बजट 2016 में रेलमंत्री सुरेश प्रभाकर प्रभु ने अलग- अलग तरह की तीन से चार ट्रेनें चलाने की घोषणा की थी। इनमें अंत्योदय एक्सप्रेस पिछले दिनों शुरू हो गई। अब हमसफर ट्रेन चलेगी। 22867/22868 दुर्ग-हजरत निजामुद्वीन हमसफर द्वि साप्ताहिक एक्सप्रेस 22 अप्रैल को दुर्ग से रवाना होगी। पहला दिन होने के कारण रेलवे ने इसे स्पेशल ट्रेन के रूप में चलाने का निर्णय लिया है। इसके तहत यह स्पेशल ट्रेन दुर्ग से 10.30 बजे रवाना होकर 11.40 बजे रायपुर, 14.00 बजे बिलासपुर , 20.10 बजे कटनी मुरवारा और दूसरे दिन सुबह 8.25 बजे निजामुद्दीन पहुंचेगी। हालांकि यह स्पेशल ट्रेन के परिचालन की समय सारिणी है। नियमित बनने के बाद यह नए समय पर चलेगी। रेलवे ने इसकी भी घोषणा कर दी है। इसके तहत 22867 दुर्ग-निजामुद्वीन हमसफर द्वि-साप्ताहिक एक्सप्रेस दुर्ग से प्रत्येक मंगल व शुक्रवार को और 22868 निजामुद्वीन-दुर्ग द्वि-साप्ताहिक एक्स निजामुद्वीन से प्रत्येक बुधवार व शनिवार को छूटेगी। इस ट्रेन में 16 एसी-3 कोच के अलावा एक कोच पेंट्रीकार के लिए रहेगी।
इस समय पर होगा परिचालन
दुर्ग से यह ट्रेन 7.10 बजे छूटकर 7.45 बजे रायपुर, 8.45 बजे भाटापारा, 9.40 बजे बिलासपुर, 11.30 बजे पेंड्रारोड, 12.10 बजे अनूपपुर, 13.04 बजे शहडोल, 14.03 बजे उमरिया, 15.35 बजे कटनी मुरवारा, दमोह, सागर, झांसी, ग्वालियर, आगरा केंट व मथुरा होते हुए 4.30 बजे निजामुद्दीन पहुंचेगी। वापसी में निजामुद्दीन से यह ट्रेन 8.30 बजे छूटेगी और दूसरे दिन 6.30 बजे दुर्ग पहुंचेगी। बिलासपुर पहुंचने का समय 3.35 बजे निर्धारित है।

9 posts - Wed Apr 19, 2017

Apr 20 2017 (11:01)
Rajat~   1596 blog posts   21 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 2241652-10            Tags   Past Edits
Daily superfast choddo.
Cgsk daily karwa do.
Lhb aaj nhi to kal mil hi jayega😂😂😂😂

Apr 20 2017 (11:02)
Rajat~   1596 blog posts   21 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 2241652-11            Tags   Past Edits
Jaldi hi samajh gaye aap ki choona lagaya ja raha h.
Me to shuru se keh raha hu ki ye train dekar railway ne Formality puri kari h taaki secr se kuch aur demand na ho.
Isse durg nzm chalane se acha Raipur se mumbai tak chalwao, patronage bhi acha milega phr

Apr 20 2017 (11:03)
हिंदी मीडियम~   2128 blog posts   36 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 2241652-12            Tags   Past Edits
cgsk daily karne ke liye secr ne request bheji hi thi, nzm controllers ke pet me dard ho raha tha so reject kar diya proposal

Apr 20 2017 (20:22)
Rajat~   1596 blog posts   21 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 2241652-13            Tags   Past Edits
Secr k naam se to sabko dard hojata h bhale hi wo lhb milna h, wap7 miln ho ya train daily karwana ho.

Apr 21 2017 (21:40)
Electric Loco Shed Soon at BSP~   1236 blog posts   995 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 2241652-14            Tags   Past Edits
Sahi bola SECR ki Durg Nizamuddin humsafar ne sabka pet dard ho rha hai, aur tickets bhi 65 % book ho gyi Durg Quota se pta nhi Jab Bilaspur Firozpur Antodaya aayigi tab kya hoga inka
General Travel
Apr 18 2017 (13:01)   DMO/Damoh (3 PFs)

Next Target 300 LHB trains^~   81706 blog posts   5226 correct pred (78% accurate)
Entry# 2240655            Tags   Past Edits
KMZ fly over to Damoh now 110kmph speed
From Twitter account of WCR

Apr 18 2017 (13:04)
MS TPJ section becomes FEDL^~   9767 blog posts   13670 correct pred (86% accurate)
Re# 2240655-1            Tags   Past Edits
From where did you get this info? Is it available for other zones?

Apr 18 2017 (13:06)
Next Target 300 LHB trains^~   81706 blog posts   5226 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2240655-2            Tags   Past Edits
WCR only.

Apr 20 2017 (17:13)
Next Target 300 LHB trains^~   81706 blog posts   5226 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2240655-3            Tags   Past Edits
#WCR removed 22 PSR in 2016-17
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Apr 16 2017 (11:07)   KMZ/Katni Murwara (5 PFs) | KTE/WDG-3A/14961

RF Shanku^~   952 blog posts   374 correct pred (64% accurate)
Entry# 2237572            Tags   Past Edits
Captured with empty boxn rake at KMZ.
General Travel
Oct 21 2016 (12:40)   JRC/Jalandhar Cantt. Junction (3 PFs)

WAP7   80 blog posts
Entry# 2031336            Tags   Past Edits
22706 Jammu Tawi - Tirupati Humsafar Express should be diverted Via Katni, R, VSKP & BZA instead of the circuitous route from WL i.e, Via SC, RC, AD & GTL

5 posts - Fri Oct 21, 2016

Oct 21 2016 (15:49)
Venkat వెంకట్   3127 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2031336-6            Tags   Past Edits
even via VSKP it will circular.
We need it via BZA, WL with almost a slot like MAS raj from BZA to NDLS

Oct 21 2016 (16:26)
WAP7   80 blog posts
Re# 2031336-7            Tags   Past Edits
if it is via vskp it will cover all 3 major cities ..

Oct 21 2016 (16:37)
335 Trains Introduced from 2014 May to till now^~   34301 blog posts   28145 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2031336-8            Tags   Past Edits
From north there is no connectivity to Hyderabad but we have connectivity to VSKP via Hirakud so train route is ok

Oct 21 2016 (16:53)
SCR Godavari Express~   2462 blog posts   11 correct pred (92% accurate)
Re# 2031336-9            Tags   Past Edits
This train/rake belongs to GTL div..so it was given that route and stops are also given like that.. if it runs Via VSKP.. it cannot cover GTL div and more over it will be more circuitous....so no way possible..

Nov 16 2016 (10:09)
deepakyerr~   910 blog posts
Re# 2031336-10            Tags   Past Edits
What is the use of connecting cities when already AP AC connects Vskp BZA sections. Just think who I'll be interested to travel from tirupati NLR via vskp raipur whichbus circuitous route when you they are trains running in lesser routes.
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