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RNQ/Renukut (3 PFs)
رےكوٹ     रेणुकूट

Track: Construction - Single-Line Electrification

05446-252195, Station road , NH-75 ,Renukut, Sonbhadra
State: Uttar Pradesh

Elevation: 313 m above sea level
Zone: ECR/East Central   Division: Dhanbad
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Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 3
Number of Halting Trains: 23
Number of Originating Trains: 0
Number of Terminating Trains: 0
Rating: 4.4/5 (46 votes)
cleanliness - excellent (6)
porters/escalators - good (6)
food - average (5)
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★★★  Travelogue
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Dec 22 2016 (16:10)   11447/Shaktipunj Express (PT) | JBP/Jabalpur Junction (6 PFs)

★★★★12355 Archana Exp★★★★   4694 blog posts   12 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 2100183            Tags   Past Edits
TRIP REPORT
October is an exciting month . The month of Diwali . . . which we all wait for months . As a railfan and a student I was super excited for the upcoming Diwali trip to my home . . . The exciting day arrived on 25th October – the day of my most awaiting trip . . . The trip was even more special because I was to travel in one of my favourite trains in which I had not travelled in last 15 years – SHAKTIPUNJ EXPRESS . . .
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, It all began in September , the planning for tickets . . . As there are no direct trains between Bhopal & Bokaro Steel City so I had to plan my journey accordingly . The only direct train for Patna , Indore Rajendra Nagar Express was showing Regret in AC 3 & Sleeper class so Patna break journey link was not working . So after much planning I booked a break journey tickets on 13th September from Bhopal to Barkakana Jn in 12854 Amarkantak Express & 11447 Shaktipunj Express with change over at Jabalpur in AC 3 tier .
The Journey Day (25th October) :
It was a pleasant day , Autumn is one of the best season for railfanning . I reached Bhopal station at 15:00 hrs , Amarkantak Express was standing on pf 4 , ET WAP 4 was the loco link . My B2 coach was 2012 made and was nicely maintained . The train departed sharp at 15:40 hrs . The train reached Itarsi at 17:30 , the loco changed to ET WDM 3A twins . Also It was pleasure to meet railfan and our IRI member Suraj Parihar at Itarsi Jn . Train departed ET at 18:05 a delay of 25 mins . The twins rocked the journey , running flat at mps .Despite having 8 halts train covered 245 kms in 3 hr 50 mins with an average speed of 68 km/hr and reached Jabalpur at 21:45 . One thing was surprising that we had overtaken 22352 YPR PPTA SF Exp at Madan Mahal , don’t know why controllers allowed this overtake to happen .
Jabalpur Station :
The WCR headquarters was as clean as expected . . . I was accompanied by my 2 friends , we had nearly 2 hrs buffer time so we decided to have dinner outside the station campus in a dhaba . We returned to station at 23:30 hrs . 11447 was scheduled to depart right time at 23:50 from pf 3 . But the train was itself placed at 00:20 hrs . . .
Shaktipunj Express :
My coach was 2010 made and it was even more nicely maintained than Amarkantak Express . The train departed late by 55 mins at 00:45 . The bedrolls were given to us at 01:25 by the time train had reached Sihora Road station . The train was hauled by a WDM 3A of Patratu shed .
The next Morning (26th October)
I got up at nearly 07:15 , the train was standing at an unscheduled halt Mahdeiya station i.e it had entered ECR Dhanbad division , the train departed at 08:35 after crossing with UP 11448 Shaktipunj Exp . The train was very slow upto Chopan , at CPU the loco link changed to PTRU WDP 4 , the speed got better after getting an EMD . At 16:00 hrs when the train was approaching Latehar , which is naxalite prone area , the train suddenly stopped with a jerk , the reason was a tree that had suddenly fallen on the tracks . The tree was removed quickly with the help of passengers and the local police from the nearby station Hehegara halt . The train finally reached Barkakana Jn at 18:45 , a delay of 50 mins . All thanks to slack time . . .
Although Chandrapura Jn is the nearest station on this route from Bokaro Steel City I chose Barkakana because of good road connectivity . The Ramgarh Bus stand is situated 5 kms from Barkakana railway station . From Ramgarh bus stand we get frequent buses to Bokaro Steel City . Bokaro is at a distance of 78 kms from Ramgarh bus stand .
We reached bus stand at 19:30 , we boarded different buses , my friend went to Ranchi . The bus departed at 20:00 hrs and reached Bokaro at 21:30 . The average speed of the bus was 52Km/hr .
Thanks for reading my trip report . . .
Attached Pics :
Pics 1-3 : Hoshangabad Station , pics taken from Amarkantak Express
Pic 4 : #SB of Mahdeiya Station
Pics 5 & 6 : Shaktipunj Exp standing at Renukut Station, CIC section
Pics 7-9 : Shaktipunj Exp standing at Singrauli station
Pics 10 : Hehegara Halt , Latehar District where tree incident took place
Pics 11-12 : The broken tree fallen on the tracks
Pics 13 : Chhipadodar Station
Pics 14 & 15 : Random Clicks at CIC section
#NiketKaran

1 posts - Thu Dec 22, 2016

  
Dec 22 2016 (16:22)
★★★★12355 Archana Exp★★★★   4694 blog posts   12 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2100183-3            Tags   Past Edits
Special Thanks to RF Suraj Parihar for coming to Itarsi Jn to meet me

  
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Dec 22 2016 (16:26)
★★★★12355 Archana Exp★★★★   4694 blog posts   12 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2100183-4            Tags   Past Edits
Have a close look at pics 11 & 12 . . . you can see a tree on the tracks .
Actually I was making a video but unfortunately my mobile automatically switched off at the same time :(

  
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Dec 22 2016 (17:29)
nilabh89~   264 blog posts   2028 correct pred (94% accurate)
Re# 2100183-7            Tags   Past Edits
Awesome pics...really it the lifeline train of cic section & very puctual too....

  
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Dec 25 2016 (19:41)
★★★★12355 Archana Exp★★★★   4694 blog posts   12 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2100183-11            Tags   Past Edits
Should be speeded up . . .

  
Dec 25 2016 (23:10)
HAPPY NEW YEAR from JBP ET OHE OMG 😲~   9521 blog posts   14 correct pred (46% accurate)
Re# 2100183-12            Tags   Past Edits
Need upgradation to sf with less halt and speed up
  
General Travel
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Jun 18 2016 (13:29)   12874/Jharkhand Swarna Jayanti SF Express (via Barkakana) | CAR/Chunar Junction (5 PFs)
 

EVA Air B777 300ER   601 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 1899430            Tags   Past Edits
Miracle!
  
★  General Travel
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Sep 29 2016 (15:43)   CPU/Chopan (3 PFs)
 

Mohd Arif   14921 blog posts   1447 correct pred (79% accurate)
Entry# 2005958            Tags   Past Edits
UP: Railway track damaged as heavy rainfall washed away the land around it in Sonbhadra
. source click here
Any idea which route this id ?

1 posts - Thu Sep 29, 2016

  
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Sep 29 2016 (15:53)
Mohd Arif   14921 blog posts   1447 correct pred (79% accurate)
Re# 2005958-2            Tags   Past Edits
Kaun trains affect hui is se ?

  
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Sep 29 2016 (16:08)
IR no more Safe   17383 blog posts   93259 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 2005958-3            Tags   Past Edits
utna details nhi pata.

  
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Oct 03 2016 (14:02)
Few SF trains in NCR have silver spoon of PRIORITY*^   5041 blog posts   8355 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2005958-4            Tags   Past Edits
These are special tracks owned and managed by MGR-ntpc . The water eroded aroung 60 m rail tracks . IRCON team arrived and assured NTPC that route will be opan in 10 days

  
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Oct 05 2016 (12:45)
ararvindpandeya1991   20 blog posts
Re# 2005958-7            Tags   Past Edits
Ple it is required to connect renukut to singrauli via anpara it save 2.5 to 3 hr singrauli to renukut max to max distance is 60 km..

  
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Oct 05 2016 (12:47)
ararvindpandeya1991   20 blog posts
Re# 2005958-8            Tags   Past Edits
Tag and rate it pple if u all r agreed jb SB jagah new lines bn rhi hair to for ye kyu ni or ye line Howrah to Bhopal indoor jaypur k liye not time save kar sakti hai
  
General Travel
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Jun 11 2016 (22:07)   53352/Chunar - Barwadih Jn. Passenger (UnReserved) | CAR/Chunar Junction (5 PFs)
 

यन्त्रविन्यासYantravinyas   19459 blog posts   427 correct pred (88% accurate)
Entry# 1890427            Tags   Past Edits
53351/2::::::CCB:::::Chunar-Chopan-Barwadih
53343/4::::::GGC:::::Gomoh-Garhwa-Chopan
53345/6::::::CCM:::::Chopan-Chunar-Mirzapur
#CIC #Sonbahdra
  
Travel Question
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Feb 21 2016 (09:26)   RNQ/Renukut (3 PFs)
 

यन्त्रविन्यासYantravinyas   19459 blog posts   427 correct pred (88% accurate)
Entry# 1744933            Tags   Past Edits
Do buses go to Bilaspur/Korba from Renukoot?
I know that some buses go from Varanasi to Manendragrh via Ambikapur.

  
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Feb 21 2016 (09:28)
arunjoshi028   479 blog posts   65346 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 1744933-1            Tags   Past Edits
buses avelable varanshi to manendragrh and ambikapur

  
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Feb 21 2016 (09:49)
Invincible Indian Vikrant*^~   30160 blog posts   67393 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 1744933-2            Tags   Past Edits
Rahul Singh can give better answer for this query

  
Feb 21 2016 (12:30)
Few SF trains in NCR have silver spoon of PRIORITY*^   5041 blog posts   8355 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 1744933-3            Tags   Past Edits
Yes regular buses abvl for ambikapur, raipur, bilaspur from renukut just outside station or bus stand is just 2 km from renukut station
  
★  Info Update
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Feb 11 2016 (23:33)   DHN/Dhanbad Junction (8 PFs)
 

WAP7 30201   4770 blog posts   61 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 1736511            Tags   Past Edits
If there were an award for " The least active DRM on twitter !", I am pretty sure DRM-DHN would surely end up on the podium....
This is probably the second tweet he has posted since joining... x:D
BTW....this tweet promises some good news for the CIC section!
Goods trains and passenger services to run under electrified section soon...from GHD to MQX soon!
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that by 2018 even SGRL gets electrified!!!

  
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Feb 12 2016 (12:36)
Few SF trains in NCR have silver spoon of PRIORITY*^   5041 blog posts   8355 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 1736511-1            Tags   Past Edits
Mere ek bhi tweet ka reply nahi aaya , Pata na kon sa passenger train run karegi 30 km me

  
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Feb 12 2016 (12:56)
WAP7 30201   4770 blog posts   61 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1736511-2            Tags   Past Edits
Rahul sir wohi toh main keh raha tha!
DRM DHN ko award dena.
Aaj mujhe kabhi reply nahi mili, kahi tweet kar chuka hu inhe!

  
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Feb 12 2016 (19:41)
WAP7 30201   4770 blog posts   61 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1736511-3            Tags   Past Edits
Any updates???
Koi reply mila aapko???

  
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Feb 12 2016 (22:17)
Few SF trains in NCR have silver spoon of PRIORITY*^   5041 blog posts   8355 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 1736511-4            Tags   Past Edits
No reply ; Nothing

  
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Feb 12 2016 (22:25)
WAP7 30201   4770 blog posts   61 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1736511-5            Tags   Past Edits
I anticipated so!
DRMDHNECR never bothers to reply to any tweet as a matter of fact unless someone's shipment fails to arrives....
Try going through his 'tweets and replies' section, and see it yourself. There is only a solitary reply!
  
★★  General Travel
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Jan 13 2016 (00:36)   SGRL/Singrauli (3 PFs)
 

Few SF trains in NCR have silver spoon of PRIORITY*^   5041 blog posts   8355 correct pred (73% accurate)
Entry# 1709244            Tags   Past Edits
Finally good new for CIC . Tenders issued for doubling Garhwa Road to Singrauli section .
Ghd (excl yard) to Rmf (incl yard) - 1,00,74,51,208 (2014)
Rmf (excl yard) to Dxn (incl yard) - 1,29,03,99,802
Dxn (excl yard) to Jgf (incl yard) - 1,14,59,03,426
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(excl yard) - bxll bypass - Obr (incl yard) - 1,22,43,91,704
Bxll(incl yard) to Cpu (incl yard) - 44,90,27,734
Obr(excl yard) to Mcq (excl yard) - 1,04,17,50,091
Mcq (incl yard) to Sgrl (incl yard) - 1,04,61,73,973

2 posts - Wed Jan 13, 2016

  
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Jan 13 2016 (11:58)
Miss You Dad*^~   1145 blog posts   90 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 1709244-3            Tags   Past Edits
Probably yes because they can't keep a track unelectrified when the other is an electrified one.

  
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Jan 13 2016 (12:03)
DJ™^~   15426 blog posts   185343 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 1709244-4            Tags   Past Edits
Good news after ages for this section ..

  
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Jan 13 2016 (14:09)
Few SF trains in NCR have silver spoon of PRIORITY*^   5041 blog posts   8355 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 1709244-5            Tags   Past Edits
Yes , bas 2018 tak complete ho jaye

  
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Jan 18 2016 (00:31)
Few SF trains in NCR have silver spoon of PRIORITY*^   5041 blog posts   8355 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 1709244-6            Tags   Past Edits
Aaj news paper me bhi aagaya .

  
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Jan 24 2016 (12:25)
BJ~   1969 blog posts
Re# 1709244-7            Tags   Past Edits
jo tender nikla hain, usmein sirf civil work including laying of rails hai, However, abhi tak to TSS ka tender nahi hua hai jiska electrification alsmost completed hai.
  
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Oct 21 2015 (19:26)   11448/Shaktipunj Express | RNQ/Renukut (3 PFs)
 

Shiv Shyam   233 blog posts
Entry# 1624471            Tags   Past Edits
A typical early morning scene at a countryside station.
Location : Renukoot, Chopan - Gharwha Road section, Sonebhadra, UP

  
Oct 24 2015 (18:35)
WAP7 30201   4770 blog posts   61 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1624471-1            Tags   Past Edits
Renukoot the gateway to UP on the CIC section.....
  
General Travel
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Jul 30 2015 (12:48)   12873/Jharkhand Swarna Jayanti SF Express (via Barkakana) | RNQ/Renukut (3 PFs)
 

UPhar18Chunar   161 blog posts   136 correct pred (76% accurate)
Entry# 1553824            Tags   Past Edits
7th July,
Renukut (RNQ) to Delhi
Booked Sleeper ticket on the date of journey from Ramgarh cantt (since general quota ends there), boarding at Renukut.
TRAIN:
Arrived 1 hr late. There was no indication which
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side S 13 will be, near the engine or near the guard van. Forgot to ask at the counter, and vendor too was confused.
2 min halt is insufficient to get to one's coach within time. This is the longest train in this route!
My coach was almost empty. Hardly 30 people were there.
I directly went to sleep and woke up only after it had crossed Kanpur . I had hoped to take some refreshments at ALD or CNB and also something to read. Since i overslept, the journey proved boring in the end.
This rake was poorly maintained. Cleanliness average to poor.
No charging points, near the berths, in my coach. It was there in S5 or S6.
Fortunately train was not very late, reached delhi at around 6pm if i remember correctly
STATION:
Platform 2 has started operating but furnishing is still left to be done. Moreover the overhead stairs that has been newly built on this platform to goto ticket counter/EXIT, is very narrow. If crowd is coming from one direction, you can hardly cross the other side. I have never seen such narrow overbridge at any station. Don't know whether it was paucity of fund or money has gone into somene's pocket!
moreover there is no Sleeper class waiting hall at Renukut! Though there is 1st class waiting room. Not unexpected in CIC section though!

  
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Jul 30 2015 (13:29)
Few SF trains in NCR have silver spoon of PRIORITY*^   5041 blog posts   8355 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 1553824-1            Tags   Past Edits
Yes , No station has coach indication boards after DTO till ALD and i agress that the FOB is very narrow at rnq . If it arrived ANVT 6 pm then you are lucky , i had always de-boarded this train after 20:00 .And in return , once at 3pm and twice at 5 pm and after that always around 9 PM or even more late . This train gets detained at Due to platform issues at ALD for loco change . .
I had been ANVT atleast 5 times and RNQ 25- 27 times by this train.
  
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Jul 14 2015 (15:05)   SGRL/Singrauli (3 PFs)
 

Few SF trains in NCR have silver spoon of PRIORITY*^   5041 blog posts   8355 correct pred (73% accurate)
Entry# 1540453            Tags   Past Edits
Work done in past year and works to be done in upcoming year in CIC section .
Changing of 52 kg rails to 60 kg rail between sgrl - cpu .
Also new Station Building for singrauli .
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