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Entry# 1370930-0
Entry# 2115941-0

VLK/Villivakkam (4 PFs)
வில்லிவாக்கம்     विल्लिवाककम

Track: Quadruple Electric-Line

Villivakkam Railway Station, Villivakkam, Chennai, PIN CODE 600049
State: Tamil Nadu

Elevation: 12 m above sea level
Zone: SR/Southern   Division: Chennai
No Recent News for VLK/Villivakkam
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Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 4
Number of Halting Trains: 20
Number of Originating Trains: 0
Number of Terminating Trains: 0
Rating: 4.3/5 (19 votes)
cleanliness - excellent (3)
porters/escalators - average (2)
food - good (3)
transportation - excellent (3)
lodging - average (2)
railfanning - excellent (3)
sightseeing - excellent (1)
safety - excellent (2)

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★★★  Rail Fanning
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650 views
Jan 18 2017 (21:23)   12623/Chennai Central - Thiruvananthapuram Central Mail | VLK/Villivakkam (4 PFs) | RPM/WAP-7/30391

srivenkatesh   108 blog posts
Entry# 2131786            Tags   Past Edits
Chennai Thiruvananthapuram Mail with LHB coaches :)
After a long wait , 12623 Trivandrum Mail started to run with LHB Coaches from Today
Video Link : click here

  
564 views
Jan 18 2017 (22:22)
Nirmal~   275 blog posts   13 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 2131786-1            Tags   Past Edits
All coaches looks shining brand new except one or two.

  
248 views
Yesterday (09:46)
Revoke ban on Jallikattu^~   8509 blog posts   8372 correct pred (85% accurate)
Re# 2131786-2            Tags   Past Edits
CR,SR,NR and NFR coaches.
  
Info Update
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283 views
Jan 04 2017 (16:27)   VLK/Villivakkam (4 PFs)

मातरं वन्दे*^~   27930 blog posts   152 correct pred (69% accurate)
Entry# 2115941            Tags   Past Edits
Villivakkam #SB !
HQ Pic
  
★★  Rail Fanning
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10231 views
Oct 09 2016 (08:54)   12295/Sanghamitra SF Express (PT) | MAS/Chennai Central (12 PFs) | SRC/WAP-4/22600
 

LHB for TN Express~   851 blog posts   181 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 2017075            Tags   Past Edits
Bangalore Cantt. Kamakhya Premium/Suvidha Special enters Chennai Central to meet a surprise offlink pulling out.
Video - click here

  
9860 views
Oct 09 2016 (11:12)
Nirmal~   275 blog posts   13 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 2017075-1            Tags   Past Edits
Nice video. When was it taken?

  
9958 views
Oct 09 2016 (11:17)
LHB for TN Express~   851 blog posts   181 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 2017075-2            Tags   Past Edits
About 2 years ago! 2014

  
7833 views
Oct 23 2016 (20:21)
grn1krish   10 blog posts   227 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2017075-3            Tags   Past Edits
great coverage of chennai suburban areas
  
★  General Travel
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1312 views
Nov 23 2016 (12:32)   VLK/Villivakkam (4 PFs)

sonukhan   96 blog posts   1191 correct pred (65% accurate)
Entry# 2068724            Tags   Past Edits
Mumbai Ac local icf Chennai coach standing at villivakkam Chennai

  
1055 views
Nov 23 2016 (12:53)
Mumbai the First WiFi Enabled City of India^~   6889 blog posts   110 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 2068724-1            Tags   Past Edits
It's not AC Local it's Bombardier Rake Local

  
1038 views
Nov 23 2016 (13:01)
sonukhan   96 blog posts   1191 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 2068724-2            Tags   Past Edits
Oh

  
970 views
Nov 23 2016 (16:15)
Rahul Gupta~   16 blog posts
Re# 2068724-3            Tags   Past Edits
thanks sir for this mumbai local.. its so crowded in local but this is our 1st life line..thanks u so much

  
822 views
Nov 28 2016 (23:00)
Allow Jallikatu~   942 blog posts   5 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 2068724-4            Tags   Past Edits
Btw any idea how it comes to ms?

  
694 views
Nov 29 2016 (11:26)
sonukhan   96 blog posts   1191 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 2068724-5            Tags   Past Edits
Icf coach factory is in Chennai. Manufactured in Chennai
  
Rail Fanning
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1962 views
Sep 30 2016 (20:34)   22626/KSR Bengaluru City - Chennai Central AC Double Decker Express | VLK/Villivakkam (4 PFs) | RPM/WAP-7/30331
 

srivenkatesh   108 blog posts
Entry# 2007354            Tags   Past Edits
22626 Bangalore Chennai Double Decker skipping Villivakkam at MPS .
P.S: This is a 3 year old video . Now this isn't running with 10 coaches
Video Link : click here

  
1461 views
Oct 15 2016 (20:35)
Fan of 12479^~   77331 blog posts   5080 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 2007354-1            Tags   Past Edits
now running with 8 coaches.

  
1374 views
Oct 15 2016 (20:54)
PIyUsH SInGH™^~   1423 blog posts   1495 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2007354-2            Tags   Past Edits
Nice video
  
★  Rail Fanning
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May 01 2016 (20:31)   82502/Bengaluru Cantt. - Kamakhya Suvidha Special | BNC/Bengaluru Cantt. (Bangalore) (4 PFs) | AJNI/WAG-9/31072
 

LHB for TN Express~   851 blog posts   181 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 1828498            Tags   Past Edits
In what was a desperate last minute decision, I was to undertake a Journey to Chennai in September 2015. Having travelled in most of the trains already, I wanted to take something new this time around. This led to me book in the Kamakhya bound Premium Special. And I shelled out 600 bucks for a SL class ticket. After a hectic and nail biting rush to Bangalore Cantt; I found that a WAG9 from AJNI shed would power my train to Chennai. After initial hiccups, we finally pulled out of Bangalore Cantt.; at 10:25, the Mysore bound Shatabdi Express waited at the station outer to let us pass. After a mediocre run till Whitefield, our train finally started to pick up speed. A steady MPS run upto Bangarpet followed. At Tyakal we crossed a unique formation of LHB 2S and 3AC coaches belonging to SWR, it was led by an LDH...
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WAG7. This crossing was followed almost immediately by the fierce high speed meet with the Bangalore bound Seshadri Express.
Bangarpet was skipped at a sedate pace of 30kmph, and the Double Decker express from Chennai entered pf3 with an RPM WAP7 as we slowly accelerated out of pf4. The WAG9 maintained a brisk run all the way till Jolarpettai outer, the legendary Brindavan Express crossed us at Kuppam. It was a steady descent from Bangalore to Jolarpettai in Tirupattur Taluk of Vellore District. We had climbed down almost 530metres in a span of about 140kms. The cool breeze of Bangalore gave way to the arid climate of Tamilnadu. At Jolarpettai, a freighter from Salem enetered parallel to us. After a brief unscheduled halt and meeting the Arakkonam Bangalore& Erode Jolarpettai Passenger trains, we pulled out and continued the merry run till Katpadi Junction, the main station in the city of Vellore. It was our only scheduled halt in the 354kms run to Chennai.
Fate played spoilsport as a freighter on westbound the mainline blocked the view of the Mangalore bound Westcoast Express. Both trains arrived and departed Katpadi at almost the same time. Post Katpadi, our train accelerated through the huge campus of VIT. At Sevur, a freshly POHed RPM WAP4 leading the Arakkonam Vellore Passenger pulled out just as we skipped through. The RPM WAP4 led late running AC express from Kamakhya to Yeshvantpur crossed us at Arakkonam outer. Scrapped AJJ WAM4s were lying dead inside the loco shed. The next 27kms to Tiruvallur was a breezy run.
Just a few kms before Tiruvallur, the Bangalore bound Intercity crossed us led by an RPM WAP7. At Tiruvallur, the Tirupati bound afternoon Intercity Service crossed us led by an AJJ WAM4, a relief to sore eyes which saw very little other than RPM WAP7s that day. Coimbatore bound Intercity again crossed us led by RPM WAP7. And as we inched closer to Chennai Central, the last stations which were skipped at high speeds were Villivakkam and Ambattur. The Premium special covered the 354kms from Bangalore Cantt. to Chennai in 5:38hours. The train ride was one of the best I took to Chennai in all these years.
Coach Composition: LOCO-SLRD-S9-S8-S7-S6-S5-S4-A1-B4-A2-B3-B2-B1-S3-S 2-S1-SLRD

  
14437 views
May 02 2016 (12:24)
Vinay Bharadwaj*^~   4705 blog posts   953 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 1828498-1            Tags   Past Edits
How many coaches were there in the LHB train at Tyakal

  
14274 views
May 02 2016 (16:37)
LHB for TN Express~   851 blog posts   181 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1828498-2            Tags   Past Edits
8 coaches in total
  
General Travel
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2998 views
May 01 2016 (06:19)   12244/Coimbatore - Chennai Central Shatabdi Express | VLK/Villivakkam (4 PFs) | RPM/WAP-7/30426
 

SWR ❤ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ❤ KSRTC~   2238 blog posts   211 correct pred (71% accurate)
Entry# 1827577            Tags   Past Edits
Spotted this train with RPM WAP - 7 30426 and the first EOG "TURNED OFF"

8 posts - Sun May 01, 2016

4 posts - Tue May 03, 2016

  
1865 views
May 03 2016 (11:57)
Finally TVC Mail gets LHB*^~   9506 blog posts   497 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 1827577-13            Tags   Past Edits
Either Gulbarga or Hyderabad

  
1774 views
May 03 2016 (12:08)
SWR ❤ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ❤ KSRTC~   2238 blog posts   211 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1827577-14            Tags   Past Edits
ahaan...! super

  
1789 views
May 03 2016 (12:10)
SWR ❤ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ❤ KSRTC~   2238 blog posts   211 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1827577-15            Tags   Past Edits
then either CBE - LTT express or Sabari express ??

  
1708 views
May 03 2016 (14:24)
Finally TVC Mail gets LHB*^~   9506 blog posts   497 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 1827577-16            Tags   Past Edits
CBE-LTT mostly

  
1641 views
May 03 2016 (19:13)
SWR ❤ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ❤ KSRTC~   2238 blog posts   211 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1827577-17            Tags   Past Edits
Ok da
  
General Travel
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1561 views
May 01 2016 (22:03)   12244/Coimbatore - Chennai Central Shatabdi Express | VLK/Villivakkam (4 PFs) | RPM/WAP-7/30426
 

SWR ❤ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ❤ KSRTC~   2238 blog posts   211 correct pred (71% accurate)
Entry# 1828577            Tags   Past Edits
Today also with HOG P7 30426...!!!
  
Rail Fanning
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Feb 01 2016 (18:44)   16022/Kaveri Express | VLK/Villivakkam (4 PFs)
 

१२५५९ शिवगंगा सुपरफास्ट एक्सप्रेस १२५६०*^~   7494 blog posts   4518 correct pred (79% accurate)
Entry# 1726782            Tags   Past Edits
My MMC Bound EMU gets parallel meet with MAS Bound Kaveri Exp

  
2867 views
Feb 07 2016 (12:09)
Revoke ban on Jallikattu^~   8509 blog posts   8372 correct pred (85% accurate)
Re# 1726782-1            Tags   Past Edits
Must be a mad WAP7 with Kolaveri! :P
  
★  Quiz
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0 votes
Apr 04 2015 (16:49)   12511/Gorakhpur-Trivandrum Raptisagar SF Express (PT) | VLK/Villivakkam (4 PFs) | ED/WAP-4/22341
 

SWR ❤ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ❤ KSRTC~   2238 blog posts   211 correct pred (71% accurate)
Entry# 1417947            Tags   Past Edits
Guess the train and location..

19 posts - Sat Apr 04, 2015

4 posts - Sun Apr 05, 2015

  
4778 views
Apr 05 2015 (16:00)
SWR ❤ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ❤ KSRTC~   2238 blog posts   211 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1417947-25            Tags   Past Edits
Villivakkam is correct.. but not SBC - GHY...
Will give you another clue.. this train shares its name with another train... Now you definitely have to guess the name

  
4743 views
Apr 05 2015 (16:00)
SWR ❤ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ❤ KSRTC~   2238 blog posts   211 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1417947-26            Tags   Past Edits
not Korattur bhai

  
4746 views
Apr 05 2015 (16:05)
180 years of Railways in India~   2114 blog posts
Re# 1417947-27            Tags   Past Edits
Raptisagar express? (I guess, it might be the GKP-TVC one)

  
4728 views
Apr 05 2015 (16:07)
SWR ❤ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ❤ KSRTC~   2238 blog posts   211 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1417947-28            Tags   Past Edits
Exactly.. Raptisagar, the GKP - TVC one..!!

  
4616 views
Apr 05 2015 (16:30)
SWR ❤ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ❤ KSRTC~   2238 blog posts   211 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1417947-30            Tags   Past Edits
here are the other pics that I clicked yesterday morning
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