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KPD/Katpadi Junction (5 PFs)
காட்பாடி சந்திப்பு     काट्पाडी जंक्शन
[Vellore]

Track: Double Electric-Line

Junction Point AJJ/PAK/VM/JTJ Ph No: 0416-2642628, NH-234, Chittor Hi-Road, Katpadi, Vellore 632007
State: Tamil Nadu

Elevation: 215 m above sea level
Zone: SR/Southern   Division: Chennai
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Type of Station: Junction
Number of Platforms: 5
Number of Halting Trains: 221
Number of Originating Trains: 7
Number of Terminating Trains: 7
Rating: 4.4/5 (112 votes)
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Feb 12 2017 (12:43)   22618/Tirupati - KSR Bengaluru SF InterCity Express | TPTY/Tirupati Main (5 PFs) | ED/WAP-4/22693

LHB for TN Express~   922 blog posts   181 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 2161287            Tags   Past Edits
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A Late Monsoon Journey from Tirupati to Bengaluru
A November Monsoon Journey between Tirupati and Bengaluru, on board the 22618 Tirupati Bengaluru City Intercity Express. It was one of those journeys where the rains were tormenting for most part of the ride, the departure was delayed from Tirupati itself, by about 20mins. The run upto Katpadi with halts at Pakala Jn. and Chittoor was above average. Throw in a few crossings and the spotting of the twin ALCo hauled Venkatadri express at Chittoor and the run to Katpadi
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was over. At Katpadi the late running Chennai Coimbatore Intercity was spotted, while my train ground to a halt on pf4, the RPM WAP7 hauled Intercity pulled out of pf1 while crossing the Bangalore Arakkonam Passenger. Twilight kicked in after Ambur and it was a rapid chase all the way upto Jolarpettai; where we had an unscheduled halt. Post Jolarpettai, with nothing to hinder our path, the ED WAP4 on a rampage, barring a couple of unscheduled halts, the run was fantastic. The crossings came in thick and fast, and we pulled into pf4 of Krishnarajapuram with a marginal delay of 10mins, while the Bengaluru Kanniyakumari express was getting ready for departure.
  
General Travel
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Feb 16 2017 (12:32)   KPD/Katpadi Junction (5 PFs)

जब जागो तभी सवेरा~   7792 blog posts   118 correct pred (74% accurate)
Entry# 2166588            Tags   Past Edits
For visiting Tirupati ,which station should I alight ?

  
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Feb 16 2017 (12:32)
Boxer Bhai~   38174 blog posts   12668 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 2166588-1            Tags   Past Edits
Comming from which stn??
  
Rail Fanning
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Feb 06 2017 (15:18)   KPD/Katpadi Junction (5 PFs)

Trip to Nani Ghar aka Barauni^~   30250 blog posts   22623 correct pred (76% accurate)
Entry# 2153487            Tags   Past Edits
At Katpadi Rly station Kingston school volunteers participated in cleanliness drive rally and pamphlets were distributed to passengers...
Source-click here

  
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Feb 06 2017 (17:00)
WELCOME JBP ET OHE OMG 😲 AGAIN~   10740 blog posts   14 correct pred (47% accurate)
Re# 2153487-1            Tags   Past Edits
Wohi pamphlets pax ne station m phrke honge to aur kachra ho gya 😂😂

  
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Feb 06 2017 (17:40)
Trip to Nani Ghar aka Barauni^~   30250 blog posts   22623 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 2153487-2            Tags   Past Edits
Haha lol
  
★★★  Rail Fanning
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Jan 27 2017 (21:41)   22888/Yesvantpur - Howrah HumSafar Express | YPR/Yesvantpur Junction (6 PFs) | BZA/WAP-4/25039

Back to my world where I dont belong   603 blog posts   2078 correct pred (67% accurate)
Entry# 2142742            Tags   Past Edits
Pics from yesterday's Humsafar travel from YPR-KPD.
1. BZA WAP-4 prepping up for the run.
2. List of people who will be responsible for the start of the journey.
3. Road number - 25039, Vijayawada WAP-4.
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Train board with respective destination landmarks.
5. Under cloudy sky.
6. Loco with normal liveried EOG.
7. Decorated Humsafared B1.
8. Extension of pic no. 6
9. Coach in which I rode.
10. 2015 made, Rajdhani liveried, SER's one of the Hot Buffet Car.
11. Zone and coach number of Buffet Car.
12. Dancers showing the train board on Humsafar EOG.
13. Bangali coach board.
14. Far down (opposite of close up) view of TB with decorated EOG.
15. Two rounds of full rake and engine's all filled with fools.
16. No words to express my ecstasy.
17. Information screen inside the coach. Useless one. Just welcomed us during the whole journey.
18. कोच के अंदर सूचना स्क्रीन। बेकार एक। बस पूरी यात्रा के दौरान हमें स्वागत किया। (Sorry!! Google Translate.)
19. Smoke and fire detection system. Bane for chain smokers. Detects even that.
20. Welcome drink at ₹15.
21. Promotion of PM Gram Sadak Yojna using cups.
22. Technical sponsors.
23. Same as above. Camera woke up and phone got enlarged.
24. Some door plating experience. These banana leaves spoiled my experience for sure.
25. No. It's NOT soup and Egged rice but Egg biryani and raita. A thumbs up from me. It had a definite taste and was piping hot. Let's see what happens with quality in subsequent runs.
26. Catenary masts near JTJ.
27. Train got away from KPD as I continued my way to return to SBC.
28. Final close up with the loco number.
29. Go. Went. Gone.
At Katpadi Jn.
30. Left with KPD station board.
31. Line curving towards TPTY with KPD-TPTY Passenger riding on it.
32. Green signal. HWH Duronto coming soon.
33. Complete view of the station.
34. Hills at a distance.
35. TPTY line lies deserted.
36. SRC WAP-4 leading the way.
37. Took me a few months back. When I was onboard this train and saw people standing on this very station.
38. RPM WAP-7 with MAS-SBC Superfast Express. What an irony!! A brand new LHB train with a WAP-4 while a normal superfast train with a WAP-7. Went back on this train.
39. Closeup of RPM WAP-7.
40. Just before my train arrived. SBC-AJJ passenger. Came with a TKD WAG-7.
I missed a pic after pic no. 19. Too lazy to change the numbering.
Another useless thing. Now, what will be used for??!!
HELP: Can anyone tell the name of hill ranges between Kuppam and Jolarpettai?
Will start video editing from tomorrow. Expect the videos soon. Soon enough.

3 posts - Fri Jan 27, 2017

  
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Jan 27 2017 (22:05)
sbc15~   561 blog posts   224 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 2142742-4            Tags   Past Edits
They're part of eastern ghats.. though there's no name for these particular hills, they come under chitteri,shevaroy,jawadhi hill ranges of eastern ghats

  
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Jan 27 2017 (22:06)
Back to my world where I dont belong   603 blog posts   2078 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 2142742-5            Tags   Past Edits
Hehe..thanks a lot bhai jaan.

  
1813 views
Jan 27 2017 (22:40)
SGNR HS Inaugural 27 Feb^~   78772 blog posts   5089 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2142742-6            Tags   Past Edits
So You boarded this train only to be part of 1st trip ?

  
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Jan 27 2017 (23:10)
Back to my world where I dont belong   603 blog posts   2078 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 2142742-7            Tags   Past Edits
YES!! Earlier I was planning to travel on BNC-KYQ HS, but I had to take a half-day at my office. I dropped the plan eventually. Then this came and the Republic Day holiday. Gathered a lot of courage and decided to give it a go. It's just a coincidence that the first run fell on a holiday.

  
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Jan 31 2017 (00:36)
Back to my world where I dont belong   603 blog posts   2078 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 2142742-8            Tags   Past Edits
A public gimmick can also be done by a common man. Presenting the teaser of the Humsafar journey. Lazy editor(sorry!!). Follow this post for the future uploads of the journey. I would post the links in this blog.
  
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Jan 14 2017 (20:36)   KPD/Katpadi Junction (5 PFs) | AJJ/WAM-46PE/21275

▓██▓▒░sGs░▒▓██▓*^~   6114 blog posts   9817 correct pred (77% accurate)
Entry# 2127261            Tags   Past Edits
Ajj WAM in lead with Tpty - Kpd passenger, getting ready to get back Tpty passenger.
First WAM sporting of 2017.
Concor rake pulled by G7 can be seen in backdrop.

1 posts - Thu Jan 26, 2017

  
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Jan 26 2017 (15:35)
WELCOME JBP ET OHE OMG 😲 AGAIN~   10740 blog posts   14 correct pred (47% accurate)
Re# 2127261-2            Tags   Past Edits
Wrong side of the tracks 😜

  
636 views
Jan 26 2017 (16:11)
▓██▓▒░sGs░▒▓██▓*^~   6114 blog posts   9817 correct pred (77% accurate)
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West side of KPD jn. Line deviates into two, Passenger rake move towards VM jn single line, concor moves on main doubled line.

  
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Jan 26 2017 (16:21)
WELCOME JBP ET OHE OMG 😲 AGAIN~   10740 blog posts   14 correct pred (47% accurate)
Re# 2127261-4            Tags   Past Edits
This is going on down line im not wrong ??

  
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Jan 26 2017 (16:24)
▓██▓▒░sGs░▒▓██▓*^~   6114 blog posts   9817 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 2127261-5            Tags   Past Edits
Its separate line. One more line is there after concor rake

  
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Jan 26 2017 (20:22)
A good day ahead~   2339 blog posts
Re# 2127261-6            Tags   Past Edits
It's on the right side only. :)
The passenger is going towards Villupuram. While it is not visible in the video, this single line will go up an ascent and cross over to the other side of the MAS-CBE mainline. The freight rake is on the UP line of the main, double track, going towards Chennai.
  
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Jan 09 2017 (21:51)   KPD/Katpadi Junction (5 PFs) | KZJ/WAG-7/27828

▓██▓▒░sGs░▒▓██▓*^~   6114 blog posts   9817 correct pred (77% accurate)
Entry# 2121639            Tags   Past Edits
Kazipet WAG7 27828 in lead VSKP - QLN Suvidha Exp, exiting KPD

  
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Jan 26 2017 (15:12)
▓██▓▒░sGs░▒▓██▓*^~   6114 blog posts   9817 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 2121639-1            Tags   Past Edits
Video link of same. Thanks
  
Info Update
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Jan 20 2017 (12:27)   12028/KSR Bengaluru City - Chennai Central Shatabdi Express | KPD/Katpadi Junction (5 PFs)

12658 Chennai Mail*^~   8839 blog posts   22057 correct pred (65% accurate)
Entry# 2133458            Tags   Past Edits
12028 SBC - MAS cancelled between KPD & MAS, retun MAS - SBC shtb starts from KPD

  
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Jan 21 2017 (16:09)
vivekr9191   46 blog posts
Re# 2133458-1            Tags   Past Edits
Booked a tatkal and cancelled for 12027 as it is departing from KPD. Will the money be refunded?

  
1029 views
Jan 21 2017 (17:14)
12658 Chennai Mail*^~   8839 blog posts   22057 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 2133458-2            Tags   Past Edits
Which option u selected? Full refund if d train is not touching ur intend BP ( cancelled or filed TDR )

  
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Jan 24 2017 (10:27)
vivekr9191   46 blog posts
Re# 2133458-3            Tags   Past Edits
I cancelled the ticket. BP is MAS

  
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Jan 24 2017 (12:04)
12658 Chennai Mail*^~   8839 blog posts   22057 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 2133458-4            Tags   Past Edits
Got full refund?
  
Info Update
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Jan 20 2017 (19:43)   12657/Chennai Central - KSR Bengaluru City Mail | KPD/Katpadi Junction (5 PFs)

12658 Chennai Mail*^~   8839 blog posts   22057 correct pred (65% accurate)
Entry# 2134047            Tags   Past Edits
Train No 12657 MAS - SBC Bengaluru Mail cancelled between MAS - KPD & the train starts from KPD
Passengers who booked by today's night mail, kindly note
NB: information taken from NTES
  
Info Update
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Jan 20 2017 (18:07)   12503/Bengaluru Cantt. - Kamakhya Humsafar Express (Weekly) | KPD/Katpadi Junction (5 PFs)

Boxer Bhai~   38174 blog posts   12668 correct pred (61% accurate)
Entry# 2133899            Tags   Past Edits
So lhb train will go in slow route with speed restrictions
Due to jallikattu effect trains wont touch mas/per
  
★  General Travel
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Jan 06 2017 (01:50)   12723/Telangana Express (PT) | GKP/Gorakhpur Junction (10 PFs)

Electric Loco Shed Soon at BSP~   924 blog posts   978 correct pred (75% accurate)
Entry# 2117331            Tags   Past Edits
New Year Rail fanning at habibganj misrod section captured night trains at evening due to fog effect in North India trains were heavily delayed
Telangana exp,mas duronto ,Karnataka,gondwana,sachkand kushinahar,punjab mail,sridham,hyb all express

  
17829 views
Jan 06 2017 (02:02)
Electric Loco Shed Soon at BSP~   924 blog posts   978 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 2117331-1            Tags   Past Edits
Kushinar,
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