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SC/Secunderabad Junction (10 PFs)
సికింద్రాబాద్ జంక్షన్ / سیکندرآباد جنکشن     सिकंदराबाद जंक्शन

Track: Double Electric-Line

Jn Pt-VKB/KZJ/NZB/GWD,DHNE, Tel: 040-27786170, Station Road,Bhoiguda, Secunderabad 500003
State: Telangana

Elevation: 539 m above sea level
Zone: SCR/South Central   Division: Secunderabad
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Number of Platforms: 10
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★★★  Travelogue
Jun 25 2017 (02:01)   12723/Telangana Express (PT) | SC/Secunderabad Junction (10 PFs) | LGD/WAP-7/30289

Shivam~   4169 blog posts   1171 correct pred (87% accurate)
Entry# 2331969            Tags   Past Edits
Last Year's trip in August, the most powerful in terms of the trains I took, all RF.(12723-12049-12002-12650)
Disclaimer: If you are a Grammer or English Nazi, please bear with this because I am not proficient in language.
The Plan started in summers when Railfans from Mumbai and I planned to take a ride in newly introduced Gatimaan express, the only problem being that
I couldn't join with them from Mumbai as i had limited vacations at my disposal, so i planned a speedy one, starting with Telangana express on Day 1 Gatimaan Express on day 2, Bhopal Shatabdi and KSK on day 3, visiting Taj and taking some souvenirs for friends as well and an RF session at High speed section of Agra and Mathura, so booked the tickets and took rf permissions for Runkuta, a great and calm High speed location just after BFP.
So after all the beginning lets come to the trip part, took an early bus to Secunderabad to find that Railfan and well known IRIan and brother Abhishek travelling to Delhi in the same train :) so had a call with him and found that he got confirmation on charting in 3AC lower, known for being lucky in terms of train accomodation :p. I was quite lucky to have a company on this lone part of my trip.
There was a lot of crowd and usual hustle bustle at the station before the arrival, the best part that i heard about Telangana was its Pantry and there was no surprise the platform had fragrance of cooked food from Secunderabad Base Kitchen for it, they waited for train at the board where it was being displayed "PC", i searched for B2 and waited there as LGD's 30289 arrived with 12723 Telangana express with announcements in all 3 languages being carried out for the same, finally i met AJ on the door of coach we met and had a short chat when WAP-7 tooted, I went to my coach to get my tickets checked, and to try the breakfast, the train departed 15 minutes behind schedule from Secunderabad and crawled all the way upto CHZ owing to cautions, after a delicious plate of Masala Wada and Upma(combined), got the tickets checked i saw my train tearing Ghatkesar before going to another series of Permanent cautions till Aler and then went to AJ's coach through vestibule. The train was sparsely crowded, reached his coach,we had a long chat and in no time we saw ourselves in Kazipet 3 minutes behind schedule, departed ontime after a minute halt. At Kazipet outer both of us held the door and saw ourselves parallely departing with Krishna express that curved towards Warangal as we did towards Ballarshah, after crossing the lake we did saw the lake and came inside the coach, occasionally till RDM we were having a speedy run and came thrice at door, went to check my seat to find no one there. Ordered food near SKZR and got the food at Ballarshah finding ourselves reaching 15 minutes ahead of schedule, the monsoon was at its peak and the scenary outside was beautiful, the usually hot BPQ had cool breeze blowing, we departed just ahead of 22691 arrival.
Had our food while having an extra halt at Chandrapur, thought we would be overtaken here but we departed after a 10 minute halt. After Chandrapur, the WAP-7 mercilessly ripped till HGT where we halted after passing a long caution, we got overtaken by SBC raj and after a halt of 15 minutes we departed for another speedy run, the run in CR was exceptional and violent at the same time owing to jumpy PWAY. We both came to door witnessing the huge 90 degree sewagram curve, skipping that we had a speedy run till Nagpur and arrived 2 minutes ahead of schedule, we both had a glass of orange juice and departed on time after a massive jolt by Nagpur crew towards Itarsi, i fell asleep for this part...
To be continued.

14 posts - Sun Jun 25, 2017

1 posts - Mon Jun 26, 2017

Yesterday (15:19)
Shivam~   4169 blog posts   1171 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 2331969-24            Tags   Past Edits
The next part is here, sorry for the long wait.
So after bidding a final bye to my friends, went to Platform Number 1 of NDLS to do a railfan inspection of 12002 New Delhi Habibganj Bhopal Shatabdi express, the train in which i longed to travel since years, mine was a 99 made LHB coach, an imported one. Got to my seat Center Table-Window-Non track side-Forward, And we got starter and departure both on time, this time Lucknow Shatabdi was nowhere to be seen.
before Nizamuddin when train was at 100 i saw fire outside the window from just behind my seat and the train came to a screeching halt, due to vigilance of C&W staff onboard and guard, the Fire extinguishers were arranged and fire was put out, reason being a brake jam, the shoe was released and Train started after a 20 minute halt, crossed Nizamuddin at barely 50kmph and after okhla WAP5 suddenly was charged up, after asaoti we started hitting 150 but as soon as we were to cross Rundhi, the train halted, we started again this time although there was no halt before Mathura and we had maddening 150 speed show, WAP-5 had put on the relentless 150 show after Mathura too and we actually covered 5 minutes, by this time we had overtaken 3 trains and 5 freights, After Agra the start was aggressive but soon at Hetampur we were halted due to low clearance and retained the same delay till Gwalior.
After Gwalior the route got exotic, bit of ghat section and Datia Hills, double S Curves and Jhansi fort, the section where we ran like beast and covered 5 minutes with delay down to 15 minutes. From Jhansi i thought the train started running in SCR as we did 2 Loop overtakes, but the speed show was good, delay again increased, and when we crossed Bina from loop we were 30 minutes late, but crisp clearance in WCR ensured that we were 22 minutes late at Bhopal. Met Abhishek here, did some RF and waited for KSK.
Never expected the crowd for KSK at Bhopal to be that much..
To be continued.

Yesterday (15:29)
Break from RF~   2953 blog posts   1287 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 2331969-25            Tags   Past Edits
loop OT=SCR :P

Yesterday (15:47)
Shivam~   4169 blog posts   1171 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 2331969-26            Tags   Past Edits
Yeah :p

Yesterday (16:04)
⋆⋆⋆ 40 glorious years of AP ⋆⋆⋆~   2343 blog posts   499 correct pred (88% accurate)
Re# 2331969-27            Tags   Past Edits
Good overnight connectivity
Bhopal to Hyderabad: KSK
Hyderabad to Bhopal: APSK

Yesterday (18:20)
Abhishek™~   23 blog posts
Re# 2331969-28            Tags   Past Edits
O Paaji thanks for coming, it was a pleasure meeting with you :-) Do visit again; we will cherish the moments forever :-)
★  General Travel
Jun 25 2017 (07:36)   ALD/Allahabad Junction (10 PFs)

Hahahhaa ECoR pollutant   252 blog posts
Entry# 2332016            Tags   Past Edits
Good Morning to ALL IRI members
Happy Eid-uL-Fitar to all friends

Jun 25 2017 (07:40)
Hindi hain hum watan hai hindostan hamara~   1312 blog posts   8 correct pred (57% accurate)
Re# 2332016-1            Tags   Past Edits
Eid India me kal hai Bhai.. Thanks anyways
★  General Travel
Jun 21 2017 (16:32)   57619/Delta Fast Passenger | SC/Secunderabad Junction (10 PFs)

అమాయకులు వెర్రివాళ్ళు ఆశావాదులు~   267 blog posts   3 correct pred (60% accurate)
Entry# 2328092            Tags   Past Edits
Converted into Express with Effect from 19th October

7 posts - Wed Jun 21, 2017

3 posts - Thu Jun 22, 2017

Jun 22 2017 (08:59)
krisryali   191 blog posts
Re# 2328092-11            Tags   Past Edits
Fast passenger to slow express.

Jun 22 2017 (09:08)
★★★BRC WAP 7😎~   848 blog posts   1074 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 2328092-12            Tags   Past Edits
Same thing has NWR also done by converting JODHPUR AJMER fast pass to Express with same halts
stops at every station btwn jodhpur and ajmer

Jun 22 2017 (10:55)
tired f waitng4d PR SCRs train gets LHB rake~   1843 blog posts   36 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 2328092-13            Tags   Past Edits
Slow Express .. Yes its a new trend started with DMM BZA Exp. RAL SC express will be having speed of 36 kmph even less than the once DMM BZA (37). And kosamerupu - COA BZA Fast passenegr is having speed of 37 kmph and BZA COA F Passenger is having speed of 42.

Jun 25 2017 (22:55)
Hx Bza Penna Express~   372 blog posts
Re# 2328092-14            Tags   Past Edits
Next train May be TPTY-UBL Intercity passenger...

Jun 26 2017 (11:59)
tired f waitng4d PR SCRs train gets LHB rake~   1843 blog posts   36 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 2328092-15            Tags   Past Edits
Yes. This train has a decent speed justifying intercity passenger tag. :D
★★★  Info Update
Jun 10 2017 (11:47)   TPTY/Tirupati Main (5 PFs)

Guest: 39090d02   show all posts
Entry# 2314656            Tags   Past Edits
1. Tirupati
2. Vijayawada
3. Visakhapatnam
4. Guntur
6. Patna
7. Hajipur
8. Muzaffarpur
10. Darbhanga
11. Chhapra
12. Bhagalpur
13. Chandigarh
14. Raipur
15. Bilaspur
16. Durg
17. Surat
18. Ahmedabad
19. Vadodara
20. Rajkot
21. Ambala Cantt.
22. Ranchi
23. Dhanbad Jn
24. Tatanagar
25. Bangalore City
26. Mangalore Central
27. Hubli
28. Gulbarga
29. Mysore
30. Yesvantpur (Bangalore)
31. Ernakulam Jn
32. Thiruvananthapuram Central
33. Thrissur
34. Kollam Jn
35. Kozhikode
36. Ujjain
37. Bhopal
38. Jabalpur
39. Gwalior
40. Indore
41. Mumbai Central
42. Churchgate
43. Bandra
44. Bandra Terminus
45. Dadar (WR)
46. Dadar (CR)
47. Khar Road
48. Kalyan
49. Lokmanya Tilak Terminus
50. Byculla
51. Panvel
52. Thane
53. Borivali
54. Kurla
55. Andheri
56. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
57. Belapur
58. Vashi
59. Pune
60. Nagpur
61. Solapur
62. Aurangabad
63. Hazarat Nizamuddin
64. Anand Vihar Terminus
65. New Delhi
66. Delhi Jn
67. Bhubaneswar
68. Cuttack
69. Puri
70. Jalandhar City
71. Amritsar
72. Ludhiana
73. Jaipur
74. Ajmer
75. Udaipur City
76. Kota
77. Jodhpur
78. Madurai
79. Coimbatore
80. Chennai Egmore
81. Tambaram
82. Arakkonam Jn.
83. Tiruchchirappalli
84. Chennai Central
85. Udagamandalam (Ooty)
86. Coonoor
87. Mettupalayam
88. Kacheguda
89. Secunderabad
90. Hyderabad
91. Warangal
92. Jhansi
93. Lucknow NR
94. Lucknow Jn.
95. Ayodhya
96. Mughalsarai Jn.
97. Gorakhpur
98. Allahabad
99. Aligarh
100. Bareilly
101. Kanpur
102. Mathura
103. Varanasi
104. Agra Cantt.
105. Ghazipur City
106. Moradabad
107. Ghaziabad
108. Dehradun
109. Haridwar
110. Sealdah
111. Kharagpur
112. Asansol
113. Barddhaman
114. New Jalpaiguri
115. Howrah
116. Darjeeling
117. Ghoom
118 Jammu Tawi
TOTAL 118 Stations
Source- click here

3 posts - Sat Jun 10, 2017

5 posts - Sun Jun 11, 2017

Jun 11 2017 (14:43)
Guest: 39090db1   show all posts
Re# 2314656-15            Tags   Past Edits
free h ya chargeable ?

Jun 11 2017 (14:44)
SYED AKBAR ALI CNB~   233 blog posts   22 correct pred (60% accurate)
Re# 2314656-16            Tags   Past Edits

Jun 11 2017 (15:08)
Saif Ali^~   7557 blog posts   138 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 2314656-17            Tags   Past Edits
Free hai Ab Sun rahe hai Ki 1 Hour Free Rahega Phir Rs. 30 per Hour Hoga

Jun 21 2017 (18:34)
King of Indian Railways should be Howrah Rajdhani~   1136 blog posts   105 correct pred (57% accurate)
Re# 2314656-18            Tags   Past Edits
Sealdah and Howrah.

Jun 23 2017 (00:34)
12165 Ratnagiri Superfast Express~   2338 blog posts   14 correct pred (62% accurate)
Re# 2314656-19            Tags   Past Edits
hamare mulund me bhi wifi laga hai CCTV ke sath but internet access hi nhi ho raha
★  General Travel
Jun 26 2017 (13:38)   12723/Telangana Express (PT) | SC/Secunderabad Junction (10 PFs) | LGD/WAP-7/30274

⋆⋆⋆ 40 glorious years of AP ⋆⋆⋆~   2343 blog posts   499 correct pred (88% accurate)
Entry# 2333348            Tags   Past Edits
It is often said that till the time we don’t get to hear “Mata ka bulaawa”, no plan made to visit Vaishno Mata will materialize. Same was the case with me as well. After planning and failing to implement nearly 4 to 5 times for last 2 years, I could finally set the dates and book the tickets on 12th Feb 2017. The answer to the question “How could I come to know that Mata ne bulaaya hai” is still a mystery for me, one thing was sure
that there is no looking back and this has to done on any cost. To avail the telescopic benefit, tickets were booked four months in advance at PRS counter in Mehdipatnam, Hyderabad and still 1 ticket out of four legs was already in RAC!!! Every day seemed to be a long day and I was eagerly waiting for the day of commencement of the trip. Everything looked fine till May 25th, that’s when things turned upside down on me. While returning back to home on a hot summer afternoon, I was hit by sunstroke and it took a heavy toll of me. With just 4 days left for the marathon trip, I was losing all my energy. Severe headache, fever, upset stomach and body cramps didn’t help my cause.
30th May, 2017
Train No. : 12723 Telangana Express
Source: Secunderabad JN
Destination: New Delhi
Finally, the much awaited day had arrived. With half recovered body, I and my parents kick started the journey from home in Uber service. Through the silent roads of Hyderabad in the dawn, we reached the Secunderabad station at 6AM. The headquarters of South Central Railways was already in its elements and was looking busy to take on the daily arrival challenge. While the platform 1 reserved for the high patronized Telangana express was yet to be filled up by passengers, the adjacent platform 2 was already crowded and everyone eagerly waiting for Janmabhoomi express to be brought on to the platform so that they can quickly jump in and occupy the precious unreserved seats. As expected, 18879 Kazipet WDM3A shunted Janmabhoomi express rake on to the Platform 2 at 6:10 AM. Manuguru express rake was still lying on the platform 3. 10 minutes later at 6:20 AM, Lalaguda’s white stallion 30290 brought the rake of Padmavati express. The staff was quick on their feet and they did all the formalities and quickly the rake was shunted back to the pitline. The announcements made in the station indicated that all the trains coming to the city were heavily delayed which included ever punctual Godavari express and Narayanadri express as well. Sharp at 6:50 AM which is supposed to be the departure time of Telangana express, announcement of its arrival was made and after 5 minutes, another white stallion from Lalaguda shed bearing number 30274 brought the mighty CBC rake of Telangana express on to the platform. The 2006 made shining and well maintained A2 coach welcomed us and we quickly occupied our designated seats. At 7:00AM we got the starter and we started our trip of 4664 KM. The WAP7 displayed its mighty power as we were gaining the healthy pace even before clearing the platform.
In meantime, the homemade breakfast was out there to be unleashed. By the time I finished eating rotis with subzi we had already thrashed Charlapalli at MPS. The quadrupling work between Charlapalli and Ghatkesar was happening at significant pace. Even after having the early breakfast, the hungry monster in me wasn’t satisfied and was asking for more. While the Dilkhush was making my tummy khush, we were negotiating the majestic Raigir curve. Amidst the constant MPS action there were slight jerks, reminding the passengers that you are having a typical CBC ride. Finally the MPS ride came to an end when we negotiated a TSR imposed at Jangaon as we cruised through the station at cautious speed. WAP7 immediately displayed its power and we skipped Yasantapuru at MPS just to slow down again to negotiate another heavy TSR of 15kmph at Raghunathpalli. After negotiating the TSR, we made a smooth entry into the platform 1 of Kazipet without facing any hurdle further at 8:55AM. Some 2017 made brand new CBC coaches were taking rest at Kazipet. After cooling the heels for 5 minutes, we departed from Kazipet and entered the trunk route.
Once we had entered the trunk line, we first negotiated the Wadepally lake, which was having low water level and half of the lake on left side of the track was hit by eutrophication effect. Once the lake was negotiated WAP7 wasted no time in attaining MPS. For next 1 hour from Kazipet to Peddapalli JN it was an MPS show all the way with all the intermediate stations dismissed from the sight at MPS. Even though it was a great run for an hour, there was a sense of different kind of feeling about the trunk line. A usually busy looking trunk line was looking even more choked up with huge volume of freight occupying the loop lines of every intermediate station. After a brief halt at the outer of Peddapalli JN, we started to crawl through till Ramagundam with a delay of 30 minutes. After departing from Ramagundam, we again crawled at sedate pace all the way till the next halt Mancherial. In this small stretch, I could find the 3rd operational line between Ramagundam and Peddampet and significant amount of work of 3rd bridge over the river Godavari being completed. The sight of the river bed looked ominous, with good amount of water flowing through and locals having a good time swimming and bathing in it when compared to previous year’s condition at same part of the year. At 10:40 AM with a delay of more than 40 minutes, we entered the platform 1 of Mancherial. Whenever I pass through Mancherial, first thing I do is, to take few pictures and send it to my best friend and start mocking his hometown with some or other caption. While I was busy in this process, came the first notable event of the journey… A faint honk of a WAP7 locomotive was heard and by the time I looked back, it was none other than Hazrat Nizamuddin – Chennai Central Garibrath cruising past us at high speed. What’s notable in this??? The locomotive. Yes, it was BHILAI WAP7 30518 that was leading the Garibrath. I may have missed the golden opportunity of capturing the visitor to the south, but I didn’t waste a single second in spreading the word. After sharing the information in whatsapp groups, the word spread like a wild fire and in the process, many railfans captured it enroute and tracked and captured it during its brief stay in the south. In mean time, we negotiated our next halt Bellampalli, where a family traveling in our coach alighted and reached Sirpur Kaghaznagar at 11:37 AM with the same delay of 40+ minutes. A politician traveling in AC 1 tier alighted here and the platform was filled with a group of his supporters eagerly waiting to receive him. After departing from Kaghaznagar, it was time to cover the delay as much as possible. As we cruised through the forest area intruded with zero network coverage and entering Maharastra, we bidded adieu to the home zone as we entered Balharshah with a minimum delay of 5 minutes on to platform 4. We were first greeted by Arakkonam’s grandpa WAP1 22015 led Dehradun-Madurai express waiting for departure on platform 3. Once we arrived, grandpa pulled out the south bound rake. I could notice that a large number of Loco pilots boarded our train here. Once the technical formalities were completed, we got the nod to depart after 10 minutes. While the WAP7 gave a little jerk and started accelerating, another WAP7 30273 from Lalaguda shed made a majestic entry on the platform 3 with the rake of Primo Supremo KSR Bengaluru- Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani express. While 30273 was slowing down, 30274 accelerated swiftly and I had another glance of the Raj hauling WAP7 as my coach accelerated past the halted locomotive.
SBC Raj overtake video: /blog/post/2332780
Telangana departing from Balharshah means, it is time to witness the high profile chase and overtake. After a slow run till Chandrapur and loop skip at Tadali JN, it was evident that the Raj has already caught the tail of our train. After halting for a minute at Majri JN and overtaking some train there, we were finally looped at Warora. In mean time, I was feeling low with fever gaining over me. While I was waiting to capture the overtake, the 40+ temperature coupled with dry wind didn’t help my cause. After taking a shaky video, I quickly jumped on to my berth and decided to have lunch and medicines and take some rest. Lunch was again the home made rotis and curd rice. Unusually, even after overtake, we were halted at many intermediate stations like Chikni road, Hinganghat and Buti Bori and I could notice that at every halt, few loco pilots were alighting and heavy freight traffic, which was evident right after departure at Kazipet was continued in Central railways as well. While we were heading forward with some irregular, start stop kind of run, weather Gods decided to show some mercy and dark clouds started hovering in the sky as we were heading towards Nagpur with added delay. With a delay of 50 minutes, we finally entered the platform 1 of Nagpur. Railfan Sirish came to meet me and while we were having a conversation, mist was being sprinkled on the platform to give a temporary respite from the heat and Pune bound Azad Hind was making its way in to the platform 3.
After 10 minutes halt, we departed from Nagpur and it was time for some nonstop action till Bhopal and covers the delay. Godhani was dealt at MPS and Telangana was quick in attaining its elements. After dismissing few stations from the sight, we were stopped at Kohli. Looks like captain Kohli demanded some respect and we departed after couple of minutes. Since then, it has been an MPS all the way. Through the changing landscapes, we cruised through the ghat section of Teegaon-Chichonda and MPS was resumed. By the time we skipped Amla, the delay was reduced to 30 minutes. While the dusk started to settle, headache and fever started to gain on me again. Owing to hectic schedule to follow, I decided to take some rest. At 9PM when I woke up, we were skipping Itarsi and our dinner was ready. We ordered for veg thali for dinner and it was tasty enough to try once. While we were relishing the dinner, we crossed mighty Narmada river and entered another ghat section on this route. Couple of trains was overtaken at Powerkheda and Budni. With dinner completed and medicines taken I marked the end for the day and decided to take rest, so that next day can be resumed with some energy.
May 31st, 2017
By the time I opened my eyes after a sound sleep, we were halted at Agra Cantt at 6AM. The delay of 40 minutes remained all the way!!! We departed from Taj nagri’s station after a scheduled halt as Agra Cantt-New Delhi intercity was looking at us with Gaziabad’s WAP7. From here on it was time to sit back and enjoy some speed action. It was a nonstop MPS show till Mathura, where we arrived at 6:45AM. After departing from junction point of 7 lines, we were quick to attain the speed and were skipping the intermediate stations at good speed. At 7:09AM we crossed Bhopal bound Shatabdi express. Right before Asaoti, we crossed Gatimaan express, followed by MPS skip of Asaoti and crossing with Andhra Pradesh Sampark Kranti express post Asaoti. Amidst all the happenings, I forgot to track Mumbai Central-New Delhi Rajdhani express and I realized it after halting at Ballabgarh. When I checked the status, it was already catching the tail of our train. I rushed with my camera to take the video(to be posted in IRI) and it was Gaziabad’s WAP7 30471 whining past us at very good speed. Again, the last minute planned capture had led to yet another shaky video. We departed after the overtake and started crawling for remaining journey. After continuous crawling though the industrial, suburbs and urban part of the region, we met with an Alco from Vatva shed pulling the empty rake of Swarnajayanthi Rajdhani express at Hazrat Nizamuddin’s outer. After giving send off to my co passenger with whom we had a great deal of conversation during the journey, we departed from Hazrat Nizamuddin with almost negligible delay. After crawling through Pragati Maidan, we were stopped twice at Tilak bridge and Shivaji bridge before we entered the platform 5 of our destination sandwiched between Kashi Vishwanath express on platform 6 and Purushottam express on platform 4 at 10:20 AM with a delay of 15 minutes.
With a sense of disappointment as my health didn't helped me to enjoy the 26 hours ride to the fullest, we headed towards platform 1.
Coming up next:
Brief trainspotting session at New Delhi, followed by further journey’s report.
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