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GAP/Gurpa (4 PFs)
گرپا     गुरपा

Track: Double Electric-Line

Bihar State Highway 70, Lodhwe
State: Bihar

Elevation: 193 m above sea level
Zone: ECR/East Central   Division: Dhanbad
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Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 4
Number of Halting Trains: 8
Number of Originating Trains: 0
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Rating: 4.1/5 (16 votes)
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Jan 22 2017 (00:15)   12382/Poorva Express (via Gaya) (PT) | GAP/Gurpa (4 PFs)

12312 Kalka Mail   21 blog posts
Entry# 2135399            Tags   Past Edits
The Most spectacular view that one can have while onboard 12382, (I mean not only this frame, but the entire Ghat Section never lets anyone to pass without making them say "WOW") There are more scenic captures available on internet of this majestic ghat section (Including Mount Mahakassapa, you know that by a yellowish appearing Temple situated at the Peak of that mountain). But this one is my best of my mobile's camera, It is not like that my camera has reproduced the exact same beauty, but it is only 10% of the radiance of that area, after all, Experiencing the scene by physically being there gives an extra touch and feel where all the factors combines and make you feel like at heaven.
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[[The Contrast and Gradients played by nature is lightyears ahead of that of any painter/Photographer, From the Greens of Plants to Blues of clouds and luminance spread all around, Blacks are up but still shadows aren't that down, All this is possible for only one Artist..... THE ALMIGHTY _/\_. A photographer may strive and get much of that in his photograph, but the essence and other factors aren't reproducible.]]

2 posts - Sun Jan 22, 2017

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Jan 22 2017 (03:51)
Alan Walker songs 👌~   1609 blog posts   415 correct pred (85% accurate)
Re# 2135399-4            Tags   Past Edits
I think this picture was clicked on 2nd July 2016.

  
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Jan 22 2017 (04:37)
kshitij~   1051 blog posts   2945 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 2135399-5            Tags   Past Edits
Perfectly timed click

  
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Jan 22 2017 (07:00)
rajeevame~   1787 blog posts   70 correct pred (66% accurate)
Re# 2135399-6            Tags   Past Edits
Mesmerizing and charming

  
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Jan 22 2017 (07:57)
12393 SF KING SK 12394   1000 blog posts   16 correct pred (55% accurate)
Re# 2135399-7            Tags   Past Edits
Welcome back sir..
The beauty of ghat section of dhn area is awesome ..
Nice pic.

  
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Jan 22 2017 (10:31)
12312 Kalka Mail   21 blog posts
Re# 2135399-8            Tags   Past Edits
Exactly, aap bhi to the onboard gaya tak :)
  
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Mar 09 2016 (21:44)   12801/Purushottam SF Express (PT) | GAP/Gurpa (4 PFs) | GZB/WAP-7/30215
 

JYOTI BHASHKAR SINHA~   345 blog posts   378 correct pred (64% accurate)
Entry# 1762169            Tags   Past Edits
An aggressive overtake done by the ECoR king 12802 Purusottam Express.
On 1 march Puru with a shiny white monster from GZB overtook 9 hours late running 13152 JAT-KOAA Express, Which I was onboard, at GURPA.

  
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Mar 09 2016 (21:53)
×Kosi Ganga Super £xpress×~   1670 blog posts
Re# 1762169-1            Tags   Past Edits
Very nice click,puru was also delay,what time u cossed gaya jn.?!

  
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Mar 09 2016 (22:00)
JYOTI BHASHKAR SINHA~   345 blog posts   378 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 1762169-2            Tags   Past Edits
Yes puru was also late by about 1 hour.
I crossed Gaya at around 2:00 pm
  
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Feb 14 2015 (17:02)   BLME/Bholidih (2 PFs)
 

Durgiana Exp needs LHB Rake with Pantry or Buffet*^~   8776 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
Entry# 1369669            Tags   Past Edits
Travel Tip: Never sleep after Dhanbad when your train is passing through stations like Bholldih, Nimiaghat, Guraru, Paraiya, Gujhandi, Dilwa, Gurpa, Paharpur, Manpur, Dehri-On-Sone, Sasaram and Babhua Road since these areas are well-known for insurgency and robberies on trains. Kindly stay vigilant during sleep mode also when your train passes through these stations after Sunset... thanks!!!

7 posts - Sat Feb 14, 2015

1 posts - Thu Feb 19, 2015

3 posts - Sun Feb 22, 2015

  
Feb 22 2015 (19:22)
Durgiana Exp needs LHB Rake with Pantry or Buffet*^~   8776 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
Re# 1369669-16            Tags   Past Edits
I can understand as it's the force from UP that knows about anti-social elements from neighboring states entering into their state... jurisdiction issues are always a problem that such gangs take advantage of and this loop-hole of the law needs to be filled :-p

  
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Feb 22 2015 (19:25)
Durgiana Exp needs LHB Rake with Pantry or Buffet*^~   8776 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
Re# 1369669-17            Tags   Past Edits
Yes... cities like Varanasi and Mughalsarai fall into UP's Chandauli District that shares State Borders with Bihar so an element of security risk always prevails.... the political situation in Bihar can escalate it's law and order problem even more.... God save us (Common People of India) :-/

  
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Feb 22 2015 (19:29)
Trump Is The President*   6651 blog posts   1641 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1369669-18            Tags   Past Edits
Yes in plain and simple terms they referred to them as "Bihari Gangs". I actually got only my passport back after a month which was found by a Buddhist Monk in Gaya. By then I had got my new passport from US Consulate at Chennai. I still keep it as a souvenir.

  
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Feb 22 2015 (19:43)
विश्व नाथ*^   16773 blog posts   268 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 1369669-19            Tags   Past Edits
And they are helpless too ?

  
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Feb 23 2015 (09:17)
Pilgrim   1046 blog posts
Re# 1369669-20            Tags   Past Edits
Sorry to know about all these thefts. While carefulness is surely needed, chaining of our luggages is also a must. Furthermore, we should not be careless in any place thinking it is safe.
  
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Jul 23 2015 (09:53)   12020/Ranchi - Howrah Shatabdi Express | SJA/Sijua (2 PFs)
 

WAP7 30201   4761 blog posts   61 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 1548302            Tags   Past Edits
Railfanning at Sijua Station.......
Watch 12020 speed by with HWH WAP4 22539!
This Video was taken on the same day as the Shaktipunj video!

2 posts - Mon Jul 27, 2015

3 posts - Wed Jul 29, 2015

  
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Jul 29 2015 (16:33)
4πu¶am*^~   5649 blog posts   42280 correct pred (86% accurate)
Re# 1548302-6            Tags   Past Edits
Are Trains still using the right side track ? Because some time ago new interlocking system was introduced at Phulwaritanr.

  
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Jul 29 2015 (17:39)
WAP7 30201   4761 blog posts   61 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1548302-7            Tags   Past Edits
Yes the right track is functional!

  
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Jul 29 2015 (20:13)
4πu¶am*^~   5649 blog posts   42280 correct pred (86% accurate)
Re# 1548302-8            Tags   Past Edits
You didn't get me. Last year I've seen trains using the opposite side track instead of their respective left side track.

  
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Jul 30 2015 (11:41)
WAP7 30201   4761 blog posts   61 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1548302-9            Tags   Past Edits
Oh, the tracks are bidirectional. Trains may traverse on both tracks, in both directions!

  
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Jul 30 2015 (15:30)
Guest: 7fcd908f   show all posts
Re# 1548302-10            Tags   Past Edits
Line ke dono taraf signal hai, traine dono tracks up/down dono jaa sakti hai.
  
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Jul 13 2015 (09:45)   अमृतसर-कोलकाता एक्स. बाल-बाल बची
 

ankurgupta0602~   4516 news posts
Entry# 1544244   News Entry# 233496         Tags   Past Edits
गया। अमृतसर-कोलकाता एक्सप्रेस दुर्घटनाग्रस्त होने से बाल-बाल बच गई। ट्रेन के एसी कोच में बी-3 का डायनमो पुली टूट जाने से ट्रेन जोर की आवाज के साथ पटरी से उतरने लगी, लेकिन संयोग ही था कि वह पटरी से पूरी तरह हीं उतर पाई।
- See more at: click here

  
Jul 18 2015 (13:30)
Durgiana Exp needs LHB Rake with Pantry or Buffet*^~   8776 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
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Full News Item from Patrika News:-
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"गया। अमृतसर-कोलकाता एक्सप्रेस दुर्घटनाग्रस्त होने से बाल-बाल बच गई। ट्रेन के एसी कोच में बी-3 का डायनमो पुली टूट जाने से ट्रेन जोर की आवाज के साथ पटरी से उतरने लगी, लेकिन संयोग ही था कि वह पटरी से पूरी तरह हीं उतर पाई।
पहाड़पुर स्टेशन के पास 12358 डाउन अमृतसर-कोलकाता दुर्घटनाग्रस्त होने से बच गई। इसी
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स्थल पर थोड़ी देर बाद 12260 डाउन दुरांतो एक्सप्रेस भी हादसे का शिकार होते-होते बच गई।
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अमृतसर-हावड़ा एक्सप्रेस के एसी कोच संख्या बी-3 का डायनमो पुली का वजन डेढ़ क्विंटल के आसपास था। पुली टूटने के बाद यह दो टुकड़ों में बंट गया, जिसके कुछ हिस्से रेल पटरी पर भी आ गए। इस कारण ट्रेन के कुछ बोगी रेल पटरी से उपर उठ कर लड़खड़ाने लगा। थोड़ी देर बाद ही ट्रेन पुन: पटरी पर दौड़ने लगी। इस दौरान बड़ा हादसा टल गया। गुरपा में यह ट्रेन 8:30 बजे से 10:12 बजे तक रुकी रही। बाद में रेल प्रशासन ने राहत की सांस ली।"
  
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Jul 09 2012 (13:03)   12380/Jallianwalabagh Express | GAP/Gurpa (4 PFs)
 

ArkChat921*^   5910 blog posts   3430 correct pred (60% accurate)
Entry# 476720            Tags   Past Edits
Ascending up the Gurpa- Gujhandi Ghat section in the Chota Nagpur Hills: ASR- SDAH Express
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Almost 5 hours late running 12380 Amritsar - Sealdah Superfast (Jalianwala Bagh/ W.B. Sampark Kranti) Express headed by 22565 Howrah shed WAP-4 cruises past the Grand Chord line and in the process approaches the Gurpa- Gujhandi Ghat Section while crossing the Chota Nagpur Hills enroute. After Paharpur
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comes the station Gurpa, from where the tracks stard climbing up the gradient. And in the video, the same is seen. The Ghat section comprises of numerous huge curves, small bridges and viaducts, three tunnels and an awesome scenic environment. But due to area being a good hunting ground for the Maoist, the lines have either TSR or PSR placed all over. It is the reason why the train moves at a moderate speed of around 60- 80 km/hr. Though the Ghat section is not steep enough for the requirement of extra locos for passenger trains, but freights move with an additional loco, which does the duty of a banker while ascending, and braker while descending. Location falls on the border of Bihar and Jharkhand. While Gurpa falls in Bihar, Gujhandi falls in Jharkhand.
  
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Mar 29 2015 (19:18)   12260/New Delhi - Sealdah AC Duronto Express | DOS/Dehri On Sone (6 PFs)
 

Durgiana Exp needs LHB Rake with Pantry or Buffet*^~   8776 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
Entry# 1411181            Tags   Past Edits
YouTube Video Description: "A full journey compilation aboard India's fastest train (when the journey was undertaken, this honour was with the Bhopal Shatabdi), the 12260 New Delhi Sealdah Duronto Express, which covers the 1,453 km distance between New Delhi and Kolkata in a mere 16.5 hours, at a frenetic average pace of 89 kmph, with a maximum permissible speed of 130 kmph.
The fourth part of this compilation captures the Duronto's progress over the 117 kilometres between Son Nagar and Paharpur in Bihar. The Son River had necessitated a reduction in speed and our Ghaziabad WAP7 furiously accelerate through the large yard at Son Nagar and notch up to a 130 kmph in about 3 minutes, covering the next 5 kilometres
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after Son Nagar in approximately 3 minutes. Our speed however is arrested soon after due to speed restrictions at Anugraha Narayan Road which we skip at a sedate pace.
We return to our merry ways soon after and thunder towards Gaya through the rugged plains of south-eastern Bihar, as some WAP4 hauled train screams past near Phesar. My father woke up around this time and as I updated him about our progress, the Duronto blazed through Rafiganj at 130 kmph.
The hills of south-eastern Bihar start dotting landscape after Rafiganj as we cross the dry beds of the Morhar river and enter Gaya, covering the 85 kilometres between Dehri-on-Sone and Gaya in 58 minutes at an average speed over 85 kmph.
The station of Gaya is located on a stunning S-curve, parallel to a small hillock. Trains entering from the western side undertake a massive left-hand curve, draw adjacent to the station, and subsequently, exit through a right hand curve past a small hillock and onto the bridge over the perennially dry Phalgu river.
The Gaya-Gurpa stretch is dotted with a number of small hillocks forming the backdrop of a lovely plain, as the Chhota Nagpur Hills slowly announce their arrivals. The soil slowly changes colour from yellowish brown to a richer hue of red as we cruise past the stations of Manpur, Tankuppa and Paharpur towards Gurpa, from where the Chhota Nagpur Range starts, covered in Part V of this compilation."
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Mar 29 2015 (19:32)
Durgiana Exp needs LHB Rake with Pantry or Buffet*^~   8776 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
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I feel that this route can qualify for 160 Kmph MPS but the following points need to be considered:-
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1) Elimination of all Manned and Unmanned Level Crossings
2) Upgradation of the Signalling Systems (Many LPs prefer Diode Signals than MAC as per some online news reports)
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Track Upgradation (Probably ballast less and concretized at some points)
4) Fencing and/or Barricading of stretches (field areas)
5) #EDFC
6) Automatic Door LHB Coaches + ACD Fitted WAP-5 Loco
7) Removing curves, PSR and TSR
8) Fencing of Bypass Tracks on pass through stations en route
9) Strengthening of all small, big and medium sized bridges
10) Possible renewal of OHE Poles and Catenary wires
11) Weekly inspection of track and electrification conditions on the route
12) Real Time GPS Monitoring of the train(s) through GPS and other modern systems
13) Proper communication of the train with other trains and stations en route
14) Allocation of the track block ahead of the train for free and prioritized passage
15) Vigilant staff training at places like pass through stations and cabins en route for proper proceed signalling, especially during night time
16) Modern Fog dispensing system during winters and smog

  
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Apr 30 2015 (16:36)
Durgiana Exp needs LHB Rake with Pantry or Buffet*^~   8776 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
Re# 1411181-2            Tags   Past Edits

PS: I prefer Barricading for 160 Kmph Routes - #MyChoice
  
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Jun 15 2013 (16:48)   12260/New Delhi - Sealdah AC Duronto Express | GAP/Gurpa (4 PFs)
 

RF AC*^~   5977 blog posts   52080 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 784142            Tags   Past Edits
Crossing a Goods train as well as 13152 JAT-KOAA express (jhalak can be seen)...through side line.

  
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Jun 15 2013 (16:56)
RF AC*^~   5977 blog posts   52080 correct pred (72% accurate)
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This is the pic.

  
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Jun 22 2013 (20:12)
Durgiana Exp needs LHB Rake with Pantry or Buffet*^~   8776 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
Re# 784142-2            Tags   Past Edits
YouTube Video by Mr. Ritadhi Shankar & he says: "A full journey compilation aboard India's fastest train (when the journey was undertaken, this honour was with the Bhopal Shatabdi), the 12260 New Delhi Sealdah Duronto Express, which covers the 1,453 km distance between New Delhi and Kolkata in a mere 16.5 hours, at a frenetic average pace of 89 kmph, with a maximum permissible speed of 130 kmph.
The fourth part of this compilation captures the Duronto's progress over the 117 kilometres between Son Nagar and Paharpur in Bihar. The Son River had necessitated a reduction in speed and our Ghaziabad WAP7 furiously accelerate through the large yard at Son Nagar and notch up to a 130 kmph in about 3 minutes,
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more...
covering the next 5 kilometres after Son Nagar in approximately 3 minutes. Our speed however is arrested soon after due to speed restrictions at Anugraha Narayan Road which we skip at a sedate pace.
We return to our merry ways soon after and thunder towards Gaya through the rugged plains of south-eastern Bihar, as some WAP4 hauled train screams past near Phesar. My father woke up around this time and as I updated him about our progress, the Duronto blazed through Rafiganj at 130 kmph.
The hills of south-eastern Bihar start dotting landscape after Rafiganj as we cross the dry beds of the Morhar river and enter Gaya, covering the 85 kilometres between Dehri-on-Sone and Gaya in 58 minutes at an average speed over 85 kmph.
The station of Gaya is located on a stunning S-curve, parallel to a small hillock. Trains entering from the western side undertake a massive left-hand curve, draw adjacent to the station, and subsequently, exit through a right hand curve past a small hillock and onto the bridge over the perennially dry Phalgu river.
The Gaya-Gurpa stretch is dotted with a number of small hillocks forming the backdrop of a lovely plain, as the Chhota Nagpur Hills slowly announce their arrivals. The soil slowly changes colour from yellowish brown to a richer hue of red as we cruise past the stations of Manpur, Tankuppa and Paharpur towards Gurpa, from where the Chhota Nagpur Range starts, covered in Part V of this compilation."
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Original YouTube Source Link: click here

  
Jun 22 2013 (20:29)
Durgiana Exp needs LHB Rake with Pantry or Buffet*^~   8776 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
Re# 784142-3            Tags   Past Edits
Nice photo from Jharkhand - Bihar State Border Area on The Great Grand Chord Rail Route of India which is my favorite :-)
  
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Oct 27 2012 (00:07)   GAP/Gurpa (4 PFs)
 

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Entry# 563622            Tags   Past Edits
Courtesy: Neelabh
  
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May 09 2012 (01:29)   GAP/Gurpa (4 PFs)
 

amit singh ™ ♥♪ ♫♥*^~   5037 blog posts   3452 correct pred (74% accurate)
Entry# 419908            Tags   Past Edits
Gurpa Station (Between Gaya & Dhanbad)
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