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Entry# 440564-0

IPM/Ichchapuram (2 PFs)
ఇచ్చాపురం     इच्छापुरम

Track: Double Electric-Line

State: Andhra Pradesh

Elevation: 22 m above sea level
Zone: ECoR/East Coast   Division: Khurda Road
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Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 2
Number of Halting Trains: 38
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★★★  General Travel
Aug 10 2014 (19:12)   12246/Yesvantpur - Howrah Duronto Express | YPR/Yesvantpur Junction (6 PFs)

Like digitalpolographics on Facebook*^~   8927 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
Entry# 1183729            Tags   Past Edits
Video taken by me (@IndianTrainFan on Twitter) of Yeshwantpur - Howrah Duronto Express departing from Yeshwantpur Jn. You can hear that my Parents were correct regarding our train's direction and I had thought the other way but I was proved wrong.
Original YouTube Link: click here
These are the first pictures taken by me of Yeshwantpur Jn from 12246 Duronto Express during it's departure (Dec, 2013).

18 posts - Aug 2014

8 posts - Sep 2014

3 posts - Oct 2014

2 posts - Nov 2014

2 posts - Dec 2014

4 posts - Mon Jan 26, 2015

Jan 26 2015 (19:22)
Like digitalpolographics on Facebook*^~   8927 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
Re# 1183729-42            Tags   Past Edits
TRIP REPORT of my Journey Experience on 12246 Yeshwantpur (Bangalore) - Howrah Duronto Express via Renigunta - Vijaywada - Bhubaneswar :-
My experiences of traveling by 12246 YPR - HWH Duru Baby Exp was quite good. My Parents and I enjoyed traveling by this train very much. It was a secure, clean & punctual train (up to Bhubaneswar and reached HWH 1.5 Hours late). There was no security personnel throughout the train journey as the catering staff was very strict enough not to allow any unreserved passengers/Non - IRCTC Hawkers within our
train. Mr. Jena, the Main Catering Attendant in our coach was very courteous along with his bright staff. The In House coach washer men asked for tips in the end of the journey but we told them that Mr. Jena had been awarded the tip on the staff's behalf so no more tips. It was awesome to see that our train reached at it's first tech halt Renigunta, where I saw a Tirupati bound train from MAS Side. In the evening and late night, our train skipped stations like Nellore at great speeds. The train was at it's MPS even the next morning while it thrashed stations like Naupada Jn, Palasa, Jhadupudi and Ichchapuram. It was too tough for me to stand near the occupied toilets near the main gates at such MPS. We were served breakfast after Nirakarpur in Odisha and I enjoyed it while watching the Sun-soaked Chilka Lake sidings. Later, our train reached at Bhubaneswar on time where we met the Dhanbad - Bhubaneswar Garib Rath Express. The skips on various bridges at MPS after Barang Jn were also too good. I even loved to see our train skipping stations like Cuttack Jn, Balasore and Kharagpur Jn at decent speeds. After KGP, our train struggled to reach Howrah since EMUs from Panskura Jn onwards started chasing us. They were given priority over our Duru baby and the slogging continued till Tikiapara Rail yard. I liked to witness the State Borders between Andhra Pradesh - Odisha and Odisha - West Bengal. Concrete sleepers are installed between the tracks at these points that display the Welcome Text. The staff was friendly as usual and told us to check all our belongings before we leave the train. It's a good train provided you do not have a connecting chain to any other West Bengal location from Howrah since it may get late.
Personally, I feel that this is a good Train to travel by between Bangalore (BENGALuru) & Howrah.
My marks for this train on the following parameters :-
1) Security: 9/10 [Vigilant Coach Attendant(s) were seen at all times]
2) Food Catering: 8/10 [Minus 2 Marks for Dominance of Paneer in Veg Food]
3) Punctuality: 7/10 [ Delays due to slogging after Kharagpur but SRC WAP-4 was extremely powerful]
4) Speed Performance(MPS Behavior): 9/10 [Speed was perfect from train's side but some unscheduled halts spoiled the fun]
5) Cleanliness: 10/10 [Coach & Toilets were cleaned at all Technical Halts]
My 12245 Howrah - Yeshwantpur Duronto Express Trip Report

Jan 26 2015 (19:47)
Mohd Arif   15000 blog posts   1475 correct pred (80% accurate)
Re# 1183729-43            Tags   Past Edits
awsome trip report sir ;) ,, kafi detail me hai apki report :)

Jan 26 2015 (19:52)
Like digitalpolographics on Facebook*^~   8927 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
Re# 1183729-44            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks... it took me months to upload all my videos from my 12245 and 12246 Duronto Express journeys on IRI. I think that this is my last trip report on IRI since I am not sure of my future train journeys... my professional/personal life is going to be more hectic in the years to come... thanks a ton :-D

Jan 26 2015 (19:53)
PKV*^~   19093 blog posts   72 correct pred (79% accurate)
Re# 1183729-45            Tags   Past Edits
An excellent and well-narrated trip report.

Feb 01 2015 (15:17)
Like digitalpolographics on Facebook*^~   8927 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
Re# 1183729-47            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks PK Sir... I would also love to travel by some other trains like the Sealdah - New Delhi AC Duru, Sealdah - Amritsar Akal Takht Exp and even the Sealdah - Katra Premium Exp in the years to come :-)
Mar 24 2016 (18:48)   22871/Bhubaneswar - Tirupati (Weekly) SF Express | IPM/Ichchapuram (2 PFs)

Boxer Bhai   38722 blog posts   12687 correct pred (61% accurate)
Entry# 1778063            Tags   Past Edits
R. No. 939 Date: 24th Mar, 2016
Temporary Stoppage to Four Express Trians at Ichchapuram and Sompeta Stations
In order to facilitate passengers temporary stoppage has been provided at Ichchapuram and Sompeta Stations to the following express trains as detailed below:-
1. Train No. 22871 Bhubaneswar – Tirupati Weekly Superfast Express will arrive / depart Ichchapuram at 14:41 / 14:43 hrs.
Train No. 22872 Tirupati-Bhubaneswar Weekly Superfast Express will arrive / depart Ichchapuram at 06:11 / 06:13 hrs.
3. Train No. 22879 Bhubaneswar-Tirupati Weekly Superfast Express will arrive / depart Sompeta at 14:58/15:00 hrs.
4. Train No. 22880 Tirupati-Bhubaneswar Weekly Superfast Express will arrive / depart at 05:55/05:57 hrs.

Mar 24 2016 (18:57)
Boxer Bhai   38722 blog posts   12687 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 1778063-1            Tags   Past Edits
good ap connection train for uttandhra paxs to tpty side
General Travel
Dec 26 2014 (21:30)   22819/Bhubaneswar - Visakhapatnam SF InterCity Express | BBS/Bhubaneswar (6 PFs)

AAA   353 blog posts
Entry# 1321273            Tags   Past Edits
Daily many people travel from VSKP, VZM, CPP, CHE, GNPR, PLH, NWP, PSA, SPT, IPM, BAM to BBS/KUR/PURI/CTC to catch long distance trains going towards North India though there are many trains but an ICE starting from VSKP is missing so people have to depend on the weeklies (which is very difficult) in the morning or Train # 17016 Visakha Exp (This starts late and its slow). Similarly people coming from BBS have to depend on Train # 12703 Falaknuma SF exp which is already very crowded. So it would be better if an ICE starts @ 6:00 AM in VSKP.
VSKP : 6:00 (D)
: 13:15 (A)- 13:45 (D)
VSKP : 21:00 (A)

Dec 26 2014 (21:34)
Begins Falls Rises ™~   21453 blog posts   1207 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 1321273-1            Tags   Past Edits
Looks good. One imaginary train can b created.

Dec 26 2014 (21:59)
Guest: 3bf9659e   show all posts
Re# 1321273-2            Tags   Past Edits
IRI police will catch and call u as spamming.. Dont tag many

Jan 18 2015 (01:49)
लौह शक्ति ब्रह्म शक्ति   284 blog posts   782 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1321273-3            Tags   Past Edits
/train/28487/401/488 check this one... This one could fulfill ur demands :p

Jan 20 2015 (22:38)
AAA   353 blog posts
Re# 1321273-4            Tags   Past Edits
BUt BBS-CTC have three bridges and its a single line !!!

Jan 20 2015 (22:43)
लौह शक्ति ब्रह्म शक्ति   284 blog posts   782 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1321273-5            Tags   Past Edits
hanji to... usme kya problem???
General Travel
Jun 20 2015 (19:24)   58506/Vishakapatanam - Gunupur Passenger (UnReserved) | KUR/Khurda Road Junction (7 PFs)

AAA   353 blog posts
Entry# 1519028            Tags   Past Edits
Electrification has to be done between NWP and GNPR so that there can be EMU's to GNPR from BAM/PSA/VSKP . And also overnight Exp from BBS/PURI is very much needed.

Jun 20 2015 (19:31)
Boxer Bhai   38722 blog posts   12687 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 1519028-1            Tags   Past Edits
Normal route itself is not good,signalling system is not good I guess

Jun 23 2015 (14:39)
AAA   353 blog posts
Re# 1519028-2            Tags   Past Edits
Thats wat if electrification is done .. all the necessary things will be taken care of
Info Update
Sep 18 2015 (02:55)   IPM/Ichchapuram (2 PFs)

Vaibhav Agarwal*^   6115 blog posts   2568 correct pred (95% accurate)
Entry# 1593169            Tags   Past Edits
Energization of AC Overhead Traction
Info Update
Sep 18 2015 (02:50)   IPM/Ichchapuram (2 PFs)

Vaibhav Agarwal*^   6115 blog posts   2568 correct pred (95% accurate)
Entry# 1593168            Tags   Past Edits
Energization of AC Overhead Traction
General Travel
Aug 24 2015 (11:35)   22415/Andhra Pradesh AC SF Express | TNKU/Tanuku (2 PFs)

Rudraraju Bhupatiraju   4 blog posts
Entry# 1572539            Tags   Past Edits
west godavari people will benefit if AP express is run through tanuku and bhimavaram

4 posts - Mon Aug 24, 2015

15 posts - Tue Aug 25, 2015

Aug 25 2015 (16:05)
superbdevan~   143 blog posts   115 correct pred (62% accurate)
Re# 1572539-22            Tags   Past Edits
People dont start VSKP vs Odisha everytime..
Purushottam/ Neelachal cannot be extended anywhere.. They are already running full..
No need of any new Zone as of now.. What ever is there presently is as per the need only.. Its Indian Railways of the Union and not the State Railways of India

Aug 25 2015 (16:18)
Guest: 3f66d10a   show all posts
Re# 1572539-23            Tags   Past Edits
New zone will be formed .. ROU will be merging with ECoR by de-linking from SER of CKP Div and WAT will be de-linked from present ECoR

Aug 25 2015 (16:24)
जय हिन्द   2055 blog posts   4 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 1572539-24            Tags   Past Edits
Sir, Will SER agree to leave ROU?

Aug 25 2015 (16:25)
Venkat వెంకట్~   13683 blog posts   13 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 1572539-25            Tags   Past Edits
I told maintenance not primary. Even for secondary maintenance there are norms.
Ina mana peetha kada telugu vallaki correct...support cheyyaka poyina parle but ilaa...
Chuddam innallo manalo mana godavalu

Aug 25 2015 (23:17)
Guest: 81eb314e   show all posts
Re# 1572539-26            Tags   Past Edits
how ecor ignored BAM small station which is in Odisha pf-4 or5 . and each train waits for 3 to 6 mins stoppage. kur is takeing advantage.
General Travel
Aug 17 2015 (23:02)   58525/Palasa - Visakhapatnam Passenger (UnReserved) | BAM/Brahmapur (4 PFs)

Guest: 7d62dc5f   show all posts
Entry# 1567646            Tags   Past Edits
Lot of people from CTC/BBS/KUR/PURI/BAM Travel to IPM, CHE, VZM & VSKP.
It will be better if the following trains are originated from BAM/KUR/BBS/PURI
i)58525/Palasa-Visakhapatnam Passenger (UnReserved)
ii)78531/Palasa Visakhapatnam DEMU
iii)67293/Palasa Visakhapatnam MEMU Passenger

Similarly ..The following can be extended till VSKP
78419/Bhubaneswar Palasa Passenger
78501/Cuttack Palasa DEMU
78505/Balugaon Palasa Utkal Sammilan
78421/Balugaon Palasa Passenger

Aug 18 2015 (16:06)
SKLM Soldier   545 blog posts   10 correct pred (53% accurate)
Re# 1567646-3            Tags   Past Edits
i agree with you;both sides they needed extension

Aug 18 2015 (18:54)
tired f waitng4d PR SCRs train gets LHB rake~   1790 blog posts   36 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1567646-4            Tags   Past Edits
Guess what is stopping Railways to extend COA-VSKP Passenger to IPM/PSA/CHE. It is lying idle for @ 7-8 hrs at VSKP Parking area.
General Travel
Jul 08 2015 (13:28)   12728/Godavari SF Express (PT) | IPM/Ichchapuram (2 PFs)

Rayalaseema with WAP7   364 blog posts   6 correct pred (86% accurate)
Entry# 1535153            Tags   Past Edits
Extend to Ichchapuram please

13 posts - Wed Jul 08, 2015

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Jul 08 2015 (15:21)
Aditya~   2030 blog posts   170 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1535153-15            Tags   Past Edits
yeah i have booked for mas weekly on 14th night.. wto rjy

Jul 08 2015 (15:25)
Suresh Chandra   35 blog posts
Re# 1535153-19            Tags   Past Edits
uttarandhra needs godavari express

Jul 08 2015 (15:40)
Aditya~   2030 blog posts   170 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1535153-21            Tags   Past Edits

Jul 08 2015 (16:24)
108 years of Electric operations on IR~   2513 blog posts
Re# 1535153-23            Tags   Past Edits
Please don't ask extension for this highly patronized train.Visakha was extended to PSA from VSKP and then Uttarandhra lost the train as it was extended to BBS. If Godavari is extended also, same thing will happen. In the end, both Uttarandhra and VSKP won't have train to SC. Some political pressure is required to prevent Uttarandhra trains from being extended to BBS and Odisha. Until the local leaders start fighting, no mater which train is extended to VZM/PSA, it will be extended to Odisha.

Jul 08 2015 (16:27)
SRG*^~   35396 blog posts   163324 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 1535153-24            Tags   Past Edits
Why not ask for a new train from Uttarandhra to HYB/SC if its needed as such which would serve better...
Info Update
Jun 21 2015 (12:07)   12839/Howrah - Chennai Mail (PT) | IPM/Ichchapuram (2 PFs)

Boxer Bhai   38722 blog posts   12687 correct pred (61% accurate)
Entry# 1519588            Tags   Past Edits
#Rain effect
Goods train derailment near ichapuramm
All trains running b/n ichhapuram-brahmpur side r running late
Prashanti,visaka,Hwh-mas mail,amaravati etc many running three hrs late.
Etv AP.

Jun 26 2015 (12:17)
SRG*^~   35396 blog posts   163324 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 1519588-1            Tags   Past Edits
Abbai Keka Objection Peaks... Giving Objection for a Info thats 5 days old :)) :P

Jun 26 2015 (12:23)
Numb   497 blog posts   72 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 1519588-2            Tags   Past Edits
but as per this website the train that departed last night is close to 4 hours late. if not rains, then it must be something else.

Jun 26 2015 (12:29)
Boxer Bhai   38722 blog posts   12687 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 1519588-3            Tags   Past Edits
Fans babai.
Its OK.
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