Right bro! About 20 km stretch between RJN & DGG have speed restriction of around 50kmph due to ghat at Salekasa-Darekasa, but rest of track is fairly straight and level Trains running at 105-110kmph can cover remaining section (245 kms of Durg-NGP sections) in around 3 hrs at an avg speed of almost 90kmph, if given through and through green signal. But this seldom happens today due to obstruction caused by a large number of freight trains operating on the route. Even the HWH-MGS 130kmph route have its slower/ hilly patches like Gurpa-Gajhandi section where even HWH Raj too slows down to restricted speed, so it is not a big problem. Since 410km BSP-R-Durg-NGP has already been identified for upgradation to semi... more...
high speed (160kmph), it looks like the frequent mega blocks being taken in the NSP-Durg section are meant for speed upgradationworks also along with other improvements/ maintenance works. With NGP-SC also identified for Semi High speed upgradation, we can expect 130/160kmph trains on BSP-NGP-SC route in future.
Yes bro! you have very rightly pointed out about the Kota JS! and thanks for the same!! I just gave clarification to the superlative statements appearing about RIG JS which may appear a bit exaggerated. My Post was just a highlight of special significance/sentiments, of RIG JS for CG people. After all knowing the sentiments/ thoughts/ experience of esteemed IRI members, the... more...
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Dec 26 2016 (7:01PM) Station Tag: Mangalore Central/MAQ added by MCPNBR~/261443
Dec 26 2016 (7:01PM) Station Tag: Kannur Main (Cannanore)/CAN added by MCPNBR~/261443
Dec 26 2016 (7:01PM) Station Tag: Kozhikode Main (Calicut)/CLT added by MCPNBR~/261443
Dec 26 2016 (7:01PM) Station Tag: Madurai Junction/MDU added by MCPNBR~/261443
Dec 26 2016 (7:01PM) Station Tag: Rameswaram/RMM added by MCPNBR~/261443
Dec 26 2016 (7:01PM) Station Tag: Palakkad Junction (Palghat)/PGT added by MCPNBR~/261443
Dec 26 2016 (7:01PM) Train Tag: Kozhikode -Thrissur Passenger/56664 added by MCPNBR~/261443
Dec 26 2016 (7:01PM) Train Tag: Mangaluru Central - Kacheguda Express/17605 added by MCPNBR~/261443
Dec 26 2016 (7:01PM) Train Tag: Yesvantpur - Mangaluru Central Express/16565 added by MCPNBR~/261443
Dec 26 2016 (7:01PM) Train Tag: Santragachi - Mangaluru Vivek Express/22851 added by MCPNBR~/261443
Dec 26 2016 (7:01PM) Train Tag: Amritha Express/16343 added by MCPNBR~/261443
The division level proposals submitted to Southern railway: • Palakkad-Rameswaram Express. PGT 21:30, RMM 5:30, Return RMM 20:00, PGT 4:00. • Palakkad – Pazhani Passenger • Mangalore – Nagarcoil Super Deluxe Express with less stoppages - MAQ 19:00, TVC 5:30 • Bifurcation... more...
of Amrutha and Rajyarani Express. Amrutha will be extended upto Madurai and will reach Madurai at 12:30, return Madurai 18:00, PGT 23:00 and TVC more or less the present timings. • 22851/Santragachi - Mangaluru Vivek Express, 17605/Mangaluru Central - Kacheguda Express will be made thrice in a week. • 16565/Yesvantpur - Mangaluru Central Express will be made twice in a week. • Kozhikode-Thrissur passenger will be extended to Guruvayur (arrival 11:45, Dep 16:45)
കേരളത്തിന് നാല് പുതിയ തീവണ്ടികള് പ്രതീക്ഷയില്: കങ്കനാടി-രാമേശ്വരം എക്സ്പ്രസ്, പുനലൂര്-പാലക്കാട് പാസഞ്ചര്, പഴനിവഴി പാലക്കാട്-ചെന്നൈ എക്സ്പ്രസ്, കങ്കനാടി-കൊച്ചുവേളി എക്സ്പ്രസ് എന്നിവയാണ് പുതിയ തീവണ്ടികള്. ... more...