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ANND/Anand Junction (6 PFs)
આણંદ જંક્શન     आणंद जंक्शन

Track: Double Electric-Line

Station Rd, Anand
State: Gujarat

Elevation: 45 m above sea level
Zone: WR/Western   Division: Vadodara
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Type of Station: Junction
Number of Platforms: 6
Number of Halting Trains: 214
Number of Originating Trains: 23
Number of Terminating Trains: 23
Rating: 4.5/5 (35 votes)
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Mar 27 2017 (10:14)   12216/Mumbai Bandra (T.) - Delhi Sarai Rohilla Garib Rath Express (PT) | ND/Nadiad Junction (4 PFs)

Bring Back Golden Days of IRI*^~   31001 blog posts   68125 correct pred (81% accurate)
Entry# 2212187            Tags   Past Edits
High Speed Crossing with GaribRath
12844 Ahmedabad Puri Superfast Express Meet SHF Alco Hauled 12216 Bandra Delhi Sarai Rohilla garibrath Express in Nadiad Anand Section

  
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Mar 27 2017 (22:16)
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Re# 2212187-1            Tags   Past Edits
Amdavad kyare aayata? :P
  
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Mar 01 2017 (15:48)   ANND/Anand Junction (6 PFs)

riz339~   2363 blog posts   111 correct pred (57% accurate)
Entry# 2182365            Tags   Past Edits
Anand jn

  
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Mar 01 2017 (15:53)
ranjitg370   2358 blog posts   1141 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 2182365-1            Tags   Past Edits
Milk & butter capital of india. 😍
  
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Feb 04 2016 (19:28)   12934/Karnavati Express | ADI/Ahmedabad Junction (10 PFs) | BRC/WAP-5/30063
 

LHB for TN Express~   985 blog posts   181 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 1729692            Tags   Past Edits
Presnting A full journey compilation on the 12934 Ahemdabad Mumbai Central Karnavati Express- one of India’s first Intercity Express trains to get the modern and luxurious LHB coaches. The Karnavati Express, an Intercity type Superfast train, covers the 493 kilometres between the cities of Ahemdabad and Mumbai in about 7hours and 40mins at an average speed of 64 kmph, with a maximum permissible speed of 110 kmph and eight halts. The LHB coaches are fit for 160kmph and the section boasts of an MPS of 130kmph, if only the CRS cleared this train for higher speeds, the train could also touch an MPS of 130kmph which could reduce its running time significantly.
This compilation features the first part of a
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full journey from Ahemdabad to Mumbai on the Karnavati express. Second week of June may be a hot period in north and certains parts of South India, but in Western India Heavy monsoon rains lash out during this period. Our journey was no different. After an initial dry run till Vadodra, It started raining heavily. Ours was a Monday morning journey, and this train seemed to be a commuter’s favourite. The Vadodra WAP5 in charge of the Karnavati barrelled southwards; notwithstanding the war of commuters inside its 2S coaches. Though we had reserved tickets, we couldn’t dream of going to the door beyond Vadodra. Such was the population density inside our D1. But we managed somehow.
Our start was delayed. Our train’s power was coupled to the rake as late as 04:55, our scheduled departure time. After a couple of crossings in the dark, namely the Aravali express and the Bandra-Bhavnagar Superfast, we arrive at Nadiad for our first halt as soon as the first light appears, and get a glimpse of the Narrow Gauge carriages towards the west end of the station. After Nadiad, we continue our MPS show, whilst meeting a train from home, the Bangalore-Gandhidham Express led by LHF WDP4 from Hubli shed. Post this high speed crossing, we arrive at the Milk Capital of India- Anand; for our second halt.
After departing from Anand, our merry MPS run continues, and our diesel spotting continued as well. Led by a near matching livery RTM WDM3A; the Jabalpur-Somnath express rushed past us soon after Anand. Following this, we also crossed the Mahi River Bridge at MPS. Having departed late,the WAP5 was in no mood to slow down and continued the MPS run wherever possible. Subsequently, the crossings of the Kochuveli-Bikaner express led by an ERS WDM3A at Ranoli& the Puri Ahemdabad Superfast Express led by a BRC WAP4 at Bajva follow. After Bajva, the Pune-Jodhpur Bhagat-ki-Kothi express crossed us shortly before Vadodra. As we breeze into the pf1 of Vadodra Jn.; BRC WAP1 hauls away a dead AMUL liveried BRC WAP5 and the rake of the Mumbai-Vadodra express to be shunted. A 5min halt and we take off from Vadodra.
As we move out of Vadodra, we cross the Howrah-Porbandar express. Our constant MPS run continues post Vadodra as we move towards Bharuch. After a 2min halt at Bharuch, we cross a BTPN rake headed north led by a Kalyan WAG9H, before stepping into the massive Narmada river bridge. Post Bharuch, we enjoy a merry run except for a minor slowdown at Kosamba Jn. This slowdown gives me an opportunity to spot some Narrow Gauge carriages and a ZDM class locomotive which operate on the Kosamba- Umparpada route. Slightly before Surat, we cross the Tapi River Bridge and encounter the outgoing Valsad-Dahod Intercity as we enter pf2 for a scheduled halt.
An unforgettable Journey onboard the Karnavati Express
YT link- click here

7 posts - Thu Feb 04, 2016

  
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Feb 05 2016 (21:55)
ranjitg370   2358 blog posts   1141 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 1729692-8            Tags   Past Edits
WR mein BCT NDLS rajdhani, August Kranti Rajdhani, BCT ADI Shatabdi ke alawa aur koi LHB trains ko 130 allowed nahi hai kya ?

  
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Feb 05 2016 (22:15)
LHB for TN Express~   985 blog posts   181 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1729692-9            Tags   Past Edits
nahi, baaki saare trains jaise Yuva, GR (WR waala BDTS-NZM); GR (NR waala BDTS-DEE), DD sab 120 hi karte hain

  
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Feb 05 2016 (22:16)
LHB for TN Express~   985 blog posts   181 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1729692-10            Tags   Past Edits
even the Durontos, (BCT-ADI, BCT-JP, BCT-INDB, PUNE-ADI) do 120 only

  
Feb 05 2016 (22:22)
ranjitg370   2358 blog posts   1141 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 1729692-11            Tags   Past Edits
i heard rajdhani and shatabdi is running in 130kmph in WR
western railway @WesternRly twitter

  
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Feb 24 2016 (07:32)
Dhruv USA*^   2055 blog posts   327 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 1729692-12            Tags   Past Edits
Love the way you shows all aspects. I personally traveled in this train more than 100 times...best video of Karnavati SF i ever seen. I m in USA now but missing my old days...Have tears by remembering my love of this train...First time i travelled in this train when i was 2 year old kid. I still remember when i was 5-6 years old my dad used to buy that Cutlet for me..in those days very few stoppage..From Ahmadabad to Vadodara came in no time..Main thing i miss is its old Creaam Blue livary...Love you Karnavati.
  
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Nov 08 2016 (10:46)   12931/Mumbai Central - Ahmedabad AC Double Decker Express | ANND/Anand Junction (6 PFs) | AJJ/WAM-4/21255

Fan of Allu Arjun   19 blog posts   83 correct pred (55% accurate)
Entry# 2052497            Tags   Past Edits
Mumbai Central - Ahmedabad AC Double Decker Express approaching Anand Junction

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12 posts - Wed Nov 09, 2016

3 posts - Thu Nov 10, 2016

1 posts - Fri Nov 11, 2016

  
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Nov 11 2016 (17:39)
Fan of Allu Arjun   19 blog posts   83 correct pred (55% accurate)
Re# 2052497-19            Tags   Past Edits
Friends Highbrow Interactive is going to add New Delhi route in Indian Train Simulator very soon

  
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Nov 11 2016 (17:40)
Fan of Allu Arjun   19 blog posts   83 correct pred (55% accurate)
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Yes bro u r correct

  
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Nov 11 2016 (18:02)
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Na
It's out for iOS but not the latest version

  
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Nov 11 2016 (18:11)
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Nice Game,i have a hashtag for this game #ITSbyVicVijay

  
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It has already extended it upto Mathura
  
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Aug 06 2016 (17:10)   19055/Valsad - Jodhpur Weekly Express | ANND/Anand Junction (6 PFs) | BRC/WAP-7
 

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Entry# 1953751            Tags   Past Edits
Open Rails:-Valsad Jodhpur Express with its Upgraded Link BRC WAP#7 at a Curve Near Anand
  
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Jul 26 2016 (23:31)   ANND/Anand Junction (6 PFs)
 

riz339~   2363 blog posts   111 correct pred (57% accurate)
Entry# 1942492            Tags   Past Edits
Great

  
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Jul 27 2016 (08:25)
riz339~   2363 blog posts   111 correct pred (57% accurate)
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Report

  
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Jul 27 2016 (11:27)
riz339~   2363 blog posts   111 correct pred (57% accurate)
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Again WR leading in cleaning
  
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Jul 20 2016 (14:58)   ANND/Anand Junction (6 PFs)
 

superfast111   188 blog posts
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Updated SB
  
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Jan 28 2016 (18:29)   ANND/Anand Junction (6 PFs) | BRC/WAG-5P/23995
 

Guest: 7fc2d937   show all posts
Entry# 1723429            Tags   Past Edits
#railwayengineering
****** Nostalgia For Freight Loco WAG-5 of IR******
The Loco Story :
Built by Chittaranjan Locomotive Works first in 1984.
Maximum speed limit - 100 kmph. Power output of 3,850 hp.
A
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very successful class of freight locomotives in Indian conditions. There are many variants of these, starting with the WAG-5.
WAG5A locomotives are fitted with the Alstom traction motors.
The WAG-5B locomotives are converted WAM4 units inorder to have a separate fleet of freight locos based on the highly versatile WAM4 class.
WAG-5D & WAG-5P are specially make variants for fast passenger hauls with gear ratio 21:85.
WAG-5H and variants comes with Hitachi traction motors of which WAG5HA are CLW built whereas WAG5HB are BHEL built.
WAG-5RH deontes that these locos are mechanized with rheostatic braking.
Recent modifications according to RDSO standards were done as all WAG-5 loco variants have been retrofitted with data loggers, flasher lights, train parting alarms, etc.
Technicalities :
Traction Motors --- Alstom - CLW built - TAO 659 - 770 hp, 750 V, 1095 rpm or Hitachi HS 15250A - 5000 hp, 750 V, 895 rpm.
Transformer --- BHEL built HETT-3900, 3900 kVA. 182A. 32 taps.
Gear Ration --- 62:15 with Alstom motors or 64:18 with Hitachi motors
Rectifiers --- Silicon rectifiers, two in number.
Compressor --- ELGI India Compressors
Haulage Capacity --- 2375 tonnes
Loco weight --- 112.8 tonnes
Bogie type --- Co-Co Alco asymmetric trimount
Pantograph --- FTI (Faiveley Transport India) AM-12
Source of this Info: click here
Attached Images:
WAG5P-BRC-23995 --- A derated WAG5 of Vadodara, fit for passenger hauling only, was spotted at Anand junction by Sam while it was hauling a passenger service along with its GenX cousin, a BRC P5. Photographed on 13th Feb 2015.
Link: click here
Courtesy: Sam
WAG5A-TATA-23159 --- The Tatanagar G5 twins were passing Tamluk assigned duty with a passenger service as Sam takes the shot on 3rd Sept 2014.
Link: click here
Courtesy: Sam

  
Jan 28 2016 (18:52)
Guest: 7fc2d937   show all posts
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WAG-5 the OLD Monsters of IR still they can show their rampage with both Passenger & Freight Services in IR....
OLD is always Gold......

  
Jan 28 2016 (19:20)
♕ ❤️ ⚡ WAP5™ ⚡ ❤️ ♕   6482 blog posts   278 correct pred (91% accurate)
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WAG5 and WAP1 both are based on WAM4. By 1980s IR needed separate locos for Passenger and Freight services. The passenger loco got the aerodynamic cab profile whereas the freight loco continued with the box-like design of WAM4 locos.
  
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Jun 13 2015 (12:46)   ANND/Anand Junction (6 PFs)
 

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Pics. Of ANAND JN.
  
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Feb 06 2015 (17:08)   15559/Darbhanga - Ahmedabad Jansadharan Weekly Express (UnReserved) | ANND/Anand Junction (6 PFs)
 

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Jay Ho NTES Baba

  
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Baba ka ek Aur ghapla :D
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