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SJN/Sanjan (3 PFs)
સંજાણ     संजान

Track: Double Electric-Line

State Highway 5, Sanjan
State: Gujarat

Elevation: 21 m above sea level
Zone: WR/Western   Division: Mumbai
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Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 3
Number of Halting Trains: 23
Number of Originating Trains: 2
Number of Terminating Trains: 2
Rating: 2.6/5 (13 votes)
cleanliness - average (2)
porters/escalators - poor (1)
food - average (2)
transportation - good (2)
lodging - poor (1)
railfanning - good (2)
sightseeing - poor (1)
safety - average (2)

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UBR/Umargam Road 5 km     BRRD/Bordi Road 10 km     BLD/Bhilad 12 km     GVD/Gholvad 15 km     KEB/Karambeli 16 km     VAPI/Vapi 23 km     DRD/Dahanu Road 26 km     BAGD/Bagwada 30 km     UVD/Udvada 32 km     VGN/Vangaon 38 km    
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General Travel
Jan 18 2017 (20:20)   12215/Delhi Sarai Rohilla - Bandra (T.) Garib Rath Express (PT) | SJN/Sanjan (3 PFs) | BRC/WAP-5/30078

Arzan Kotval   1311 blog posts
Entry# 2131722            Tags   Past Edits
Early Morning View Of The World During Monsoon From High Speeding Garib Rath Express !!!
General Travel
Dec 27 2016 (20:48)   12979/Mumbai Bandra (T.) - Jaipur SF Express | SJN/Sanjan (3 PFs) | BRC/WAP-4E/22344

Arzan Kotval   1311 blog posts
Entry# 2107208            Tags   Past Edits
Vast Nature, Beautiful Bridge & Stunning 24 Coach Superfast Express Train Create Picture Postcard
General Travel
May 22 2016 (16:25)   12951/Mumbai Central - New Delhi Rajdhani Express | SJN/Sanjan (3 PFs) | GZB/WAP-7/30400

Arzan Kotval   1311 blog posts
Entry# 1859415            Tags   Past Edits
India's Fastest Garibrath Express Humiliated by India's Fastest Rajdhani Express at Scenic Sanjan
Rail Fanning
Apr 21 2016 (13:26)   69153/Umbargam Valsad MEMU | SJN/Sanjan (3 PFs)

❤❤Tapti ganga exp❤❤^~   3274 blog posts   12352 correct pred (91% accurate)
Entry# 1813487            Tags   Past Edits
★  Rail Fanning
Feb 12 2016 (11:07)   12934/Karnavati Express | ST/Surat (4 PFs) | BRC/WAP-5/30063

LHB for TN Express~   964 blog posts   181 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 1736721            Tags   Past Edits
A full journey compilation on the 12934 Ahemdabad Mumbai Central Karnavati Express- one of India’s first Intercity Express trains to get the modern and luxurious LHB coaches. Continuing from where I left off previously, we had departed from Surat pf2 amidst mild showers. As my train accelerated through the mainline at Udhna Jn.; we saw the Ahemdabad bound Howrah-Ahemdabad Superfast express on pf1 looped for a scheduled halt. The rains had lashed out heavily all through Southern parts of Gujarat. There was not a single strip of land which wasn’t wet. As we moved southwards, stations like Amalsad were showing off their cleanliness post the rains. Pretty soon we crossed the Ahemdabad bound Shatabdi express led by a BRC WAP5. As we neared Valsad, we saw that the rains had subsided a bit.
the non AC double decker coach in Valsad coach care centre was an added bonus. These coaches are presently exclusive to Western Railways, and can be seen in passenger trains operating between Valsad and Mumbai and also the legendary Flying Ranee express. After a 2min halt, we departed and the run was dull for the next 15 odd minutes. We crawled on top of the Par River near Atul. The rains had brought out all the silt in the river and it looked a chocolate wash-away. Then we proceeded on to our last commercial halt in Gujarat before entering Maharashtra- Vapi. The crowd in our D1 had lessened by about 30% at Vapi. Just before Bhilad outer, we negotiated a TSR and accelerated through the station.
As my coach reached the fag end of the platform, we spotted the Virar Surat shuttle entering pf1, led by a 25xxx series WAP4 from Vadodra (BRC) shed. The production pf this amazing locomotive entered the 25xxx series after the last WAP4 in the 22xxx series, namely the 22999; had been reached. With the advent of producing high speed locomotives, and increasing demand for high speed trains and rail connectivity, the CLW decided to stop the production of the WAP4; an era of dependency had ended in IR. 25051 was the last ever WAP4 produced, and it was allotted to Santragachi (SRC) shed.
After Bhilad, at Sanjan, we came to a dead halt; a deceleration from 100 to 0kmph in a matter of seconds. The reason for the halt was unknown, no chain pulling incidents were reported, and neither were the TTEs or RPF alerted. But the deceleration was so sudden and rapid one would assume it was a case of chainpulling, only difference was that it was not followed by the dot-dot-dash honk pattern as is the usual procedure. At Umargam rd station, we had a surprise waiting for us. Firozpur bound Janata express was departing after a scheduled halt from pf1, as we cruised through pf3. It was headed by BIA WAM4 21303, which is Bhilai based Railfan, Dr. Dhawal Mavani’s fav loco. Umargam rd was the last station in Gujarat before we crossed over the border to Maharashtra.
Immediately after entering Maharashtra, we crossed the Yeshvantpur-Bikaner bi-weekly express led by a KJM WDM3A. Following this, we crossed the wet coastal plains of Maharashtra. As we neared Boisar, the Porbandar bound Saurashtra express crossed us led by a BRC WAP4. Following this, popular RF spots Umroli and Kelve rd were crossed with ease. As we neared Vaitarna, we could feel the first vibes of Aamchi Mumbai, as we spotted a Virar Dahanu rd bound local. Post Vaitarna it was a merry run till Mumbai Central, with locals giving us company all the way. Vasai creek was a beauty to spot in the monsoon season. Our lone express train spotting post Virar was the Bandra-Chandigarh bi-weekly Superfast pulling out of BDTS led by an LDH WDM3A, surprisingly we didn’t spot the Paschim express that day, which was supposed to leave ahead of the Chandigarh express. Spotting Virar and Kandivali EMU car sheds, a small race with CR locals at Dadar; and lastly pulling into Mumbai Central bang on time, despite leaving late @ ADI and trailing the Indore Duronto post Vadodra; all in all, it was a good experience on-board the Karnavati express, but I would not recommend it’s 2S for on board RF, trying the ACC might give a better experience.
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General Travel
Dec 21 2015 (21:12)   82654/Jaipur - Yesvantpur Suvidha Express | SJN/Sanjan (3 PFs) | KJM/WDM-3A/14012R

Arzan Kotval   1311 blog posts
Entry# 1686299            Tags   Past Edits
Grand Entrance Of Jaipur Yesvantpur Premium Express at Sanjan, Gujarat - Speeding, Honking & All

Dec 29 2015 (11:59)
ckg2012   295 blog posts
Re# 1686299-1            Tags   Past Edits
i think Indian railway should be run this train as super fast train not premium express , then it will be beneficial as well as railway and passenger
General Travel
Dec 24 2015 (08:00)   16613/Rajkot - Coimbatore Express | SJN/Sanjan (3 PFs) | ED/WDM-3A/16507

Arzan Kotval   1311 blog posts
Entry# 1689403            Tags   Past Edits
Impressive Looking Rajkot Coimbatore Express Passes Through Quiet Locale Near Sanjan Railway Bridge
★★  Rail Fanning
Nov 26 2015 (08:14)   22954/Gujarat Superfast Express | SJN/Sanjan (3 PFs) | BRC/WAG-5P/23168

❤❤Tapti ganga exp❤❤^~   3274 blog posts   12352 correct pred (91% accurate)
Entry# 1661738            Tags   Past Edits
On time running 19012- Gujarat exp. Skipped Sanjan with 23168 BRC WAG 5 P at MPS.

Nov 26 2015 (17:55)
Guest: 7fc2c693   show all posts
Re# 1661738-1            Tags   Past Edits
Pic 1 set as Loco Pic
★★★  Rail Fanning
Oct 23 2015 (15:02)   SJN/Sanjan (3 PFs) | BL/WAG-7/24700

❤❤Tapti ganga exp❤❤^~   3274 blog posts   12352 correct pred (91% accurate)
Entry# 1626038            Tags   Past Edits
24700 BL WAG 7 rushing towards mumbai with brand new WR marked EMU rack crossing Sanjan.

5 posts - Fri Oct 23, 2015

Oct 23 2015 (15:35)
Addicted To IRI®♔®~   15342 blog posts   626 correct pred (62% accurate)
Re# 1626038-6            Tags   Past Edits
It's 9th Rake 63 Remain

Oct 23 2015 (15:36)
Sankalp Sharma*^~   4248 blog posts   8139 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1626038-7            Tags   Past Edits
Why this route?
19419 route seems better via bsr

Oct 23 2015 (16:25)
Shivam~   3755 blog posts   1095 correct pred (88% accurate)
Re# 1626038-8            Tags   Past Edits
Dunno, its fully double, electrified and fast route. And Frieght corridor for many services

Oct 24 2015 (07:05)
❤❤Tapti ganga exp❤❤^~   3274 blog posts   12352 correct pred (91% accurate)
Re# 1626038-9            Tags   Past Edits
4 din pehle ka hai.

Oct 24 2015 (07:55)
Viral S Bhavsar   1442 blog posts   173 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1626038-10            Tags   Past Edits
It might had transferred from BRC to Mumbai..as Vadodara has Bombardier's Plant and mostly EMU are manufactured there only!!
Rail Fanning
Oct 22 2015 (21:20)   SJN/Sanjan (3 PFs)

❤❤Tapti ganga exp❤❤^~   3274 blog posts   12352 correct pred (91% accurate)
Entry# 1625391            Tags   Past Edits
Sanjan Railway station.
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