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KTH/Katrasgarh (2 PFs)
کتراسگڑھ     कतरासगढ़

Track: Double Electric-Line

Gaslitand Colliery Bypass, Sijua, Katrasgarh
State: Jharkhand

Elevation: 198 m above sea level
Zone: ECR/East Central   Division: Dhanbad
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★★  General Travel
Mar 11 2017 (01:01)   KTH/Katrasgarh (2 PFs)

Ideologies Matters More~   374 blog posts
Entry# 2193429            Tags   Past Edits
2 compliments
GMO has been benefited DHN the loosing side
And here is the most awaited one.
Ministry of Railways have properly allotted all according to feasibility. Now it's turn for ECR to stop operation over the furnace.

140 posts - Sat Mar 11, 2017

14 posts - Sun Mar 12, 2017

5 posts - Mon Mar 20, 2017

Mar 20 2017 (22:55)
Divert ShalimarGorakhpur Express via BKSC*^~   4610 blog posts   4573 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 2193429-160            Tags   Past Edits
There is a need of temporary solution as of now and at the same time maintain a train's intermediate stations. After, a permanent solution is available, everything will be restored back to normal. The bypass has to be constructed to avoid GMO LR.
But, I do not see returning of trains on ADRA-GMO section because there is no solution proposed and all trains will be diverted via BKSC or ASN which will be better.

Mar 25 2017 (22:46)
KKR will win this IPL~   265 blog posts
Re# 2193429-161            Tags   Past Edits
Sir is this news true??????/blog/post/2209077

Mar 25 2017 (22:53)
Ideologies Matters More~   374 blog posts
Re# 2193429-162            Tags   Past Edits
Seems true. Track may be opened even before that.

Mar 25 2017 (22:59)
KKR will win this IPL~   265 blog posts
Re# 2193429-163            Tags   Past Edits
Then till then what will happen to the diversions??????

Mar 25 2017 (23:02)
बोकारो स्टील सिटी जंक्शन ♡   271 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
Re# 2193429-164            Tags   Past Edits
Uski chinta nhi kariye.. route bohot pehle khul jaayega september se
★★  General Travel
Mar 10 2017 (13:39)   11447/Shaktipunj Express (PT) | DHN/Dhanbad Junction (8 PFs)

Ideologies Matters More~   374 blog posts
Entry# 2192722            Tags   Past Edits
UPDATES: MOR /blog/post/2193429
Revised P.sheet is here. No more changes would be made as of now. All passenger train going through CRP-DHN section will be diverted via CRP-GMO DHN as per latest update.
UPDATE-ECR P.sheet: /blog/post/2193157

116 posts - Fri Mar 10, 2017

Mar 10 2017 (22:01)
Ideologies Matters More~   374 blog posts
Re# 2192722-118            Tags   Past Edits
Ha wo to acha barish hua hai uske upar..🤔

Mar 15 2017 (10:44)
Indian Political Railway~   225 blog posts   1 correct pred (25% accurate)
Re# 2192722-125            Tags   Past Edits
What this priority has to do in deciding train schedule ?? Cud u plz explain ?

Mar 15 2017 (10:49)
MI won a nail biting Final~   4776 blog posts   347 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 2192722-126            Tags   Past Edits
Actually priority has nothing do in it..
Priority here depends on time given between BKSC-DHN.
If train has more than enough time it would less priority train.
If train has enough time it would be medium priority train.
Train having less time and is raj/shtb/sf will be high priority train..

Mar 15 2017 (12:41)
Indian Political Railway~   225 blog posts   1 correct pred (25% accurate)
Re# 2192722-127            Tags   Past Edits
Is it also related to stoppages ??

Mar 15 2017 (12:41)
MI won a nail biting Final~   4776 blog posts   347 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 2192722-128            Tags   Past Edits
Info Update
Mar 10 2017 (11:25)   DHN/Dhanbad Junction (8 PFs)

Ideologies Matters More~   374 blog posts
Entry# 2192490            Tags   Past Edits
Proposed movements of trains by SER in view of Jharia coal field fire and several traction issues. Most of the freight movement will be via MURI-CNI route.
REVISED: /blog/post/2192722

36 posts - Fri Mar 10, 2017

Mar 10 2017 (13:45)
DhnEcr~   5287 blog posts
Re# 2192490-37            Tags   Past Edits
Add 13403,4 too even Vananchal loss is bad. Dhn kaafi Rnc bound trains loose kar raha hai.

Mar 10 2017 (13:53)
MI won a nail biting Final~   4776 blog posts   347 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 2192490-38            Tags   Past Edits
New one wala dekh lo...

Mar 10 2017 (13:57)
DhnEcr~   5287 blog posts
Re# 2192490-39            Tags   Past Edits
Dekh liya bhai, Allepy, Bbs GR bhi DHN se chin liya gaya. Poor decision. Requst DHN ECR to make a bypass at GMO to avoid LR and QLR. Massive revenue loss hoga wo alag

Mar 10 2017 (16:24)
Waiting For Extension Of TATA ROU JAT Upto SVDK😊^~   3781 blog posts   15488 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2192490-40            Tags   Past Edits
Lekin ASN Par 30 Minutes Loco Reversal Ke Naam Par Bina Matlab Waste Hoga,Isliye Via BKSC Rehne Dijiye Straight Route Hai.

Mar 10 2017 (18:42)
DhnEcr~   5287 blog posts
Re# 2192490-41            Tags   Past Edits
Bksc pe bhi loco reversal hoga to go via Ispat Nagar
Time to waha bhi lagna hai
General Travel
Oct 25 2016 (07:48)   18620/Dumka - Ranchi Intercity Express | KTH/Katrasgarh (2 PFs)

Pp*^~   4190 blog posts   124 correct pred (79% accurate)
Entry# 2035426            Tags   Past Edits
Derailed near Katrasgarh.

Oct 25 2016 (07:52)
★★★★Niket Karan★★★★^~   5333 blog posts   12 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2035426-1            Tags   Past Edits
It's 18620 . . .
General Travel
May 12 2016 (16:45)   KTH/Katrasgarh (2 PFs)

4πu¶am*^~   5836 blog posts   42342 correct pred (87% accurate)
Entry# 1843238            Tags   Past Edits
Katras Railway Station, Jharkhand. This station will be non-existent in the upcoming years because of shifting of this rail section to some other place in view of underground mining activities & fire beneath the land. Despite of being a non-Rajdhani route, this station has a Route-Relay Interlocking System !

May 12 2016 (17:22)
130KMPH~   351 blog posts   253 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 1843238-1            Tags   Past Edits
★★★  Rail Fanning
Aug 04 2015 (13:36)   12988/Ajmer - Sealdah SF Express (PT) | DHN/Dhanbad Junction (8 PFs) | HWH/WAP-7/30311

Guest: 7fcd9422   show all posts
Entry# 1557417            Tags   Past Edits
It was saturday the 25th of July, when I set off for Kolkata. I reached Dhanbad Junction at 10:00 AM so to click some photographs of Dhanbad Junction. I was aiming for the 12988 Ajmer-Sealdah Superfast and planned to avoid the 13152 JammuTawai-Kolkata Express.
The PRS came to life and announced that both of the train were delayed by over an hour. Still wanting to avoid the 13152 I took a stroll along Platform number 1, and clicked a few snaps.
it can be seen, it was a beautiful overcast morning, with occassional torrential downpour. The station drenched in the rains looked very fresh and was an eye-soother.
At 11:00AM sharp 53061 BWN-HTE passenger chugged in with a TATA WAM4, I couldnot take a picture as a freight train blocked the view as the passenger entered, simulataneously VSKP WDM3A 13282 chugged with the 12832 BBS-DHN Garib Rath. I was cursing the freight for a wasted oppurtunity,when all of sudden a twin-honk alerted me .I turned to see HWH WAP7 30311 pulling in 22387 HWH-DHN Black Diamond Express.
At 11:45AM the 68087 Bankura-Dhanbad came in,simultaneouslly 63522 GAYA-DHN-ASN memu chugged in.
At 12:00 sharp JAMMU-KOAA express came in. Majority of my fellow passengers got in, myself and the daily passengers waited on for the 12988 which the PRS announced would be arriving shortly. The daily passengers theorized that that 12988 would overtake 13152 sometime ahead, so it would be wise to wait for 12988. Why settle for Silver when you can get Gold,right!
An hour later we would be deeply regretting our decisions.
12988 came in with HWH WAP4 22286 at 12:15PM, I quickly scurried around looking for a seat. None, there was none, and none of the passengers around were inclined to share their precious seats. I stood at the door, amongst the commotion, hoping that I would get a seat at ASN. 1 hour of standing isn't such a bad deal ,right! Besides I was getting a beautiful view of the natural scenery and would be getting a good look at DHN trip Loco shed as the train would passby. I was happy.
The train waited and waited, would'nt start. Some of my fellow passengers started speculating that probably the incoming 12382 NDLS-HWH Poorva Express would be given track priority over the 12988 as Poorva was the senior train. An intimadating honk followed. I put my head out and saw MGS WAP4 22509 draw 12382 to a rest at platform no 2 beside my train. My heart sank! The daily passengers were right, Poorva would get track priority. I watched with a sad face, as almost all the daily passengers jumped ship to the Poorva. Only an old grumpy uncle remained. Like me he had purchased a ticket for SDAH. I stood there looking at probably two hour delay in my plans.
Half an hour went by, none of the two trains budged an inch. It was then a commotion was heard outside of the platform. I stepped out of the train,and went up to the Loco-Pilot to ask him about the cause of delay. What he said sank my heart!
What happened was that 13152 whilst passing through had tore open a piece of overhead wire with it's loco's Pantograph at Pradhankanta. Repairs were underway,it would take atleast two hours to get the wire functional again! I was devastated! In my imagination I could see the HWH WAP4 of the 13152 laughing out loud as it had prevented not one, but two of it's illustrious cousins to overtake it. The Jammutawai would reach KOAA on time, while the usually punctual 12988 and 12382 would reach their destinations atleast 3 hours late.
Meanwhile the 68088 Dhanbad-Bankura MEMU was ready to depart on it's homerun to Bankura, but was stuck at Platform 1A for the same reason. All these while Black and Garib Rath got shunted and 13352 ALLP-DHN express had arrived on Platform 7/8. Meanwhile the VSKP WDM3A was all over the place chugging around happily, honking heavily as if to remind us that it did'nt require the wires to move around.
It was 14:30PM.I was still conteplating the 13152's devillish act of jealously when suddenly there was a honk from one of the two WAP4s. I put my head out, and saw that it was ours.
Ours signal showed a faint yellow glow in place of the bloodish red, that was their until a few seconds ago. I turned to my right on hearing a noise and saw a mass immigration of passengers from the Poorva into our train. With a faint start, the train slowly started out of the platform. With multiple triumphant honks the WAP4 started accelerating out of DHN JN. We passed by Loco Shed but I wasn't interested anymore, I was simply too tired. The solitary WAP7 30311 was resting peacefully, two dirty MGS WAP4 lay as if dead, a very dirty rajdhani livered ancient MGS WAM4 was the only thing with it's panto on.
The end of the Dhanbad Loco Tank and the flash of green of the signal post were the sign that we were finally leaving DHANBAD behind.......and gradually speeding towards SDAH!
These are the clips that I clicked on that day:-
1,2 & 3 show WAP7 30311 getting ready to shunt the Black-Diamond Express
4 shows the BBS-DHN Garib rath in the background of the WAP7
4&7 are panoramas of DHN JN taken during a light shower.
5 shows 68088 ready for Bankura
6 Self Explanatory
8 & 9 show the unusually deserted trip Loco Shed from the platfrom
10&11 show the station during a light shower
12 shows HWH WAP4 22286 arriving with 12988 at platform 1
13,14,15 & 16 show the arrival of 12382 with MGS WAP4 22509
PS:- I reached SDAH at 19:00 hours that day. The train was stuck outside Dum-Dum Jn for a futher 1 hour.
The Poorva reached much before 12988
Call it Deja-vu but I spotted MGS WAP4 22509 next day at HWH station, shunting a LHB rake of the Poorva EXP.
Very soon, my return journey to DHN from HWH by 12340 HWH-DHN COALFIELD EXPRESS!

17 posts - Mon Aug 10, 2015

Aug 10 2015 (21:55)
Guest: 7fcd957f   show all posts
Re# 1557417-18            Tags   Past Edits
Thank You very Much

Aug 10 2015 (22:37)
Pained to know Boeing 777 landcrashed~   23274 blog posts   21101 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1557417-19            Tags   Past Edits
Nice story but the notorious act of SDAH never ends..it always makes Exp trains wait for 1 hr @ DDJ outer even though it knows very well that there are no contenders for PF#9A

Aug 11 2015 (15:53)
Abhishek Kumar~   10541 blog posts   9798 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 1557417-20            Tags   Past Edits

Aug 11 2015 (17:39)
Guest: 7fcd96f8   show all posts
Re# 1557417-21            Tags   Past Edits
Well it is not exactly Sealdah's fault. The confluence of so many railway lines at Dum Dum Jn doesn't make things easy for the Sealdah Control room. Priority is obviously given to the local trains, over the long running trains. However there is always room for improvement.
If HWH can manage surely SDAH can as well!

Oct 15 2015 (19:53)
Guest: 7fcd9ece   show all posts
Re# 1557417-22            Tags   Past Edits
Spotted MGS WAP-4 22509 at DHN today, with Muri-Dhn pax!
★  Rail Fanning
Feb 16 2016 (22:31)   15662/Kamakhya - Ranchi Express (PT) | KTH/Katrasgarh (2 PFs)

Er AC*^~   6341 blog posts   54898 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 1740875            Tags   Past Edits
Crossed slowly.

1 posts - Wed Feb 17, 2016

1 posts - Fri Feb 19, 2016

Feb 19 2016 (19:11)
Aditya*^~   4349 blog posts   2413 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1740875-3            Tags   Past Edits
Many year had passed still pf#2 is not constructed at Katrasgarh

Feb 19 2016 (19:34)
Guest: 7fcd9583   show all posts
Re# 1740875-4            Tags   Past Edits
It won't be ever in all probability!

Feb 20 2016 (11:41)
Aditya*^~   4349 blog posts   2413 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1740875-5            Tags   Past Edits
yes after some years this section of IR may be closed.

Feb 20 2016 (12:21)
जय हिन्द   2131 blog posts   4 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 1740875-6            Tags   Past Edits
Number of reserved coaches in this train should increase... The ticket availability rating shows poor...

Feb 21 2016 (12:37)
Sealdah Jammu HumSafar should get JRC Stoppage*^~   8949 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
Re# 1740875-7            Tags   Past Edits
Shining and clear snap... the train's slow speed helped you take the snap of this station's board even if it's distant... :-D
Rail Fanning
Sep 20 2012 (14:48)   12019/Howrah - Ranchi Shatabdi Express | KTH/Katrasgarh (2 PFs)

AKGarg*   22845 blog posts   2010 correct pred (78% accurate)
Entry# 531192            Tags   Past Edits
Shatabdi Express
HWH based WAP-4 loco - 22851 is pulling into platform number - 01 at Katrasgarh (KTH) yard with Ranchi (RNC) bound 12019 (HWH-RNC) Shatabdi Express at its tow !!
By S. Chowdhury-Diesel Philic-Electric Affinity
This photo was taken on August 9, 2011 in Angarpathar, Jharkhand, IN, using a Nikon Coolpix P100.

Sep 20 2012 (14:51)
King of ER HWH Raj   1983 blog posts   117 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 531192-1            Tags   Past Edits
It must get LHB now!!!

Sep 22 2012 (14:14)
Guest: 2a4b58c9   show all posts
Re# 531192-2            Tags   Past Edits
yup, its high time for this train to get new LHB rakes...

Sep 22 2012 (14:22)
Nitish kumar*^~   13644 blog posts   1208 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 531192-3            Tags   Past Edits
Yes it urgently need LHB along with Ranchi rajdhani.This shatabdi is runnig with very old and dirty coaches which needs to be replaced.
Info Update
Sep 10 2015 (10:38)   13319/Deoghar - Ranchi Intercity Express (UnReserved) | DHN/Dhanbad Junction (8 PFs)

4πu¶am*^~   5836 blog posts   42342 correct pred (87% accurate)
Entry# 1586721            Tags   Past Edits
Due to inevitable engineering works, operation of some trains will be regulated/controlled from 10.09.15 to 24.10.15.

Sep 10 2015 (11:04)
Guest: 7fcd9e05   show all posts
Re# 1586721-1            Tags   Past Edits
Posted in today's The Telegraph also:-
Rail Fanning
Aug 13 2015 (19:27)   12020/Ranchi - Howrah Shatabdi Express | SJA/Sijua (2 PFs)

Guest: 7fcd96d6   show all posts
Entry# 1564515            Tags   Past Edits
One of my first video captures way back in 2013!
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