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VSG/Vasco-da-Gama (3 PFs)
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Track: Single Diesel BG
Number of Platforms: 3
Number of Halting Trains: 0
Number of Originating Trains: 12
Number of Terminating Trains: 12

Off Swatantra Path, Vasco-Da-Gama 403801, Goa

Elevation: 8 m above sea level
Zone: SWR/South Western   Division: Hubballi (Hubli)
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Aug 29 (10:54PM)   12779/Goa Express (PT) | VSG/Vasco-da-Gama (3 PFs)        

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Aug 29 2015 (11:10PM)
Station Tag: Hubballi Junction (Hubli)/UBL added by AMARAVATI EXPRESS THE PRIDE OF GOA /530177

Aug 29 2015 (11:10PM)
Train Tag: Hubli-Londa-H.Nizamuddin Goa Link Express/17305 added by AMARAVATI EXPRESS THE PRIDE OF GOA /530177
Bookings in 1AC not yet begun neither SWR updated on their site. So how are people gonna be aware of it. Is it to run empty for first few days ?

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Sep 01 (1:34PM)        

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Totally partial augmentation by UBL division. VSG portion 2A in W/L and UBL 2A in available and they add an HA coach to UBL portion instead of VSG.
Also this coach is of no use to intermediate stations like MRJ, PUNE as only 12779 classes are available to them so 1AC service exclusively reserved for UBL.
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Aug 23 (10:15PM)   12741/Vasco - Patna SF Express | VSG/Vasco-da-Gama (3 PFs)        

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This train even in non monsoon has average speed below 55kph inspite of being a SF train. Gets overtaken by even M/E trains, has unnecessary overtake by Matsyagandha SF in KR. Either Railways increase its average to 60kph which should be possible considering the route it travels by reducing the unnecessary slack or degrade it to M/E category so passengers are not cheated.
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Aug 16 (1:48PM)   02715/Vasco Da Gama - Velankanni Suvidha Special | VSG/Vasco-da-Gama (3 PFs)        

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Expected spl is back

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Aug 16 (1:58PM)        

brandonbuffard a k a BAK   4018 blog posts   3520 correct pred (65% accurate)  
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Whats the use of repeated train??
Best it could be routed to HWH via NGT,TPJ,MS,BZA

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Aug 16 (2:11PM)        

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And what do you expect people of Konkan-Karavali/Malabar to do to reach Velankanni?

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Aug 16 (2:13PM)        

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Wht do u mean by repeated train?
What logic is it dude?
this is a spl train on ocassion for imp velankani festival.
Not for people fo HWH or BZA
Wht do u mean by repeated train?

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Aug 16 (6:18PM)        

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tatkal spl would be more passenger friendly

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Aug 16 (6:19PM)        

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ha ha from hwh u want let ser or sr run a spl

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Aug 16 (7:00PM)        

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scr rake?

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Aug 16 (7:03PM)        

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UBL div is branch of SCR
so trains belong to UBL base and VSG base will have 173XX or 127XX
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Aug 15 (12:18AM)   VSG/Vasco-da-Gama (3 PFs)        

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Posted a grievance for Goa Rajdhani from NDLS to VSG got the following reply:
At present, running of a new Rajdhani Express between Vasco Da Gama and New Delhi is not feasible due to operational and resource constraints. However, introduction of new train services including Rajdhani Express is an on-going process over Indian Railways subjet to availability of resources, operational feasibility etc. Moreover, 2 train services serving Madgaon viz. 22413/22414 Nizamuddin-MAO Premium AC Express and 22653/22654/22655/22656 TVC-NZM (via MAO) Express bi-weekly have been announced in Railway Budget 2014-15.

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Aug 15 (1:17AM)        

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no need of rajdhani already premium announced.

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Aug 15 (12:10PM)        

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How can you say Rajdhani not needed. Other states are having both Rajdhani and Premium too.
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Aug 08 (10:13PM)   18047/Amaravati Express (PT) | VSG/Vasco-da-Gama (3 PFs)        

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Standing on VSG PF3
CC as follows
SLR UR S9 TO S1 B3/BE1 B2 B1 A1 UR UR SLR
Suprisingly B3 marked as both B3 & BE1 inspite of the augmentation being a permanent one, maybe due to B3 being present in the slip too.
Slip coaches attached behind the rake.
Loco link GY WDG3A Twins.

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Aug 09 (12:32AM)        

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I would have clicked that pic too but few RPF guys were present there. Also I was sitting in my VSG QLM passenger with rains outside.

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Aug 09 (12:32AM)        

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Its mentioned in the CC column..

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Aug 09 (12:49AM)        

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now BE1 is permanently added as B4.. this doubt was cleared by Kaushik sir a few weeks back.. B3 is the slip coach.. B1, B2 & B4 in main portion

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Hmm when was that done..Since some of the PNRs of 18047 shows B3 in June & July.

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Aug 09 (9:57AM)        

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Yesterday as per my eyes it was marked as both B3 and BE1. Saw it at VSG. Maybe on another rake its marked as B4 but yesterday I saw it as I informed.

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/blog/post/1551974 check this
/pnr/post/1513204 proof of B4 in main train after permanent argumentation

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Aug 09 (10:27AM)        

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yes that may be the case as runs with 3 rakes... other rakes may be marked as B4

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Actually SER should have marked marked it as just B3 and slip should have been marked as BE1.
Unnecessary confusion created three different coach numbers for one coach ie. B3, BE1 & B4 too.

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Aug 09 (2:18PM)        

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no why ? slip is permanent as well.. since it was B3 & new one was marked B4...

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Aug 09 (3:30PM)        

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Nope VSG HWH is the main train slip accompanies it for not even 25% journey. So its better main portion is given due importance. Having 3 different coach numbers for one coach and that too in the main portion is not reasonable. They could have marked the slip 3A as B4 instead. Amaravati 3A needs to be denoted as B3 as things in order looks better.
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Jul 30 2015 (1:01PM)   18047/Amaravati Express (PT) | HWH/Howrah Junction (23 PFs)        
 

ANDHRA PORT CORRIDOR KAKINADA BAPATLA VIA NS MTM   282 blog posts  
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Jul 30 2015 (2:41PM)
IS there any C&W primary mainatnance for any train at VSG
IS there any C&W primary mainatnance for any train at VSG

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SR has supplied one full rake to KR. SER and NER also have supplied one rake each. Probably rake transfers.
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Jul 11 2015 (8:26AM)   18047/Amaravati Express (PT) | DDS/Dudh Sagar (1 PFs)        
 

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Jul 11 2015 (8:27AM)
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my family wants to visit dudh sagar waterfalls. they planned to take amaravati 18047 from ubl to dds. there are 5 adults in our family with two elderly people. so is it comfortable to take elderly people? and more important thing is will amaravati surely stop at DDS? recent travellers please answer

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Maneesh   58 blog posts  
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I just posted this: /blog/post/1539730

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All Trains including Amaravati stop at all stations(Caranzol,Dudhsagar and Sonalium) while descending the ghats for brake test, Dudhsagar falls is about 700-900 mts from DDS station(Or just a tunnel away if you look at it). However as other members suggested, elderly people might find it difficult to get down the train and its not worth the risk IMO.
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While going uphill trains dont need to stop at either of the three stations, atleast VSG-YPR Exp didnt. But as Mr.Vivek says and heard often, it does seem like Goa Exp and Amaravathi UP stop there.
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Jun 30 2015 (1:49PM)   18047/Amaravati Express (PT) | VSKP/Visakhapatnam Junction (8 PFs)        
 

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Jun 30 2015 (1:50PM)
Station Tag: Howrah Junction/HWH added by AMARAVATI EXPRESS THE PRIDE OF GOA /530177

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Station Tag: Vasco-da-Gama/VSG added by AMARAVATI EXPRESS THE PRIDE OF GOA /530177
TT now updated on indianrail.gov.in, No change in overall arrival and departure at Vasco and Howrah. Looking forward for a railfan to capture it entering VSKP.
Hope the train maintains its TT and is allowed to overtake Prashanti at VSKP in HWH VSG run.

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If its SL, be careful. waiting list and some general ticket people will be there in coaches. Sleepers looks like general class with more than 72 people in one compartment
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Jun 23 2015 (4:45PM)   18047/Amaravati Express (PT) | VSG/Vasco-da-Gama (3 PFs)        
 

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Hi Friends ! I always wonder one thing when it comes to this train. what would have propogated the Ministry in 2007 to extend the 17226/7 VSG BZA Amaravati express to as far as upto HOWRAH. coz i always heard of demands of extending 17225/7 from BZA to NS/CCT/VSKP but never myself imagined that this train from BZA would be extended upto Howrah crossing 3 state boundaries.. It just gave an WWooWW experience hearing the news at that time. Was there any demand from public at goa/hubli/enroute at that time of a train to Howrah. What was the main reaosn behind this step ?

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Yeah its extension to Howrah was a surprise one but proved to be very successful. There were demands for a extending Vasco BZA Amaravati express to VSKP but HWH was not much asked I think. But one thing Railways overlooked was the slip they should have realised that it was never wise to run a slip with this train covering many important destinations enroute and should have introduced a new dedicated train to HYB from Vasco.

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Main reason DIDI

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Jun 23 2015 (5:22PM)        

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Even wen its introduction its GNT BZA UBL FP later to BZA
Actually its first UBL BZA
Even wen its introduction its GNT UBL FP later to BZA ..later to VSG n den directly to HWH at dat time due to Didi madam..completely changed to a different train ..finally GTL GNT stretch got some relief with 17225 /26 made daily

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Jun 23 2015 (5:24PM)        

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The reason why UBL and VSG connected is before SWR UBL div is in SCR.
Now SWR has prob of running new trains Londa-VSG sections so insted of new train bza-vsg extended to hwh

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Jun 23 2015 (6:28PM)        

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Yeah but even now this train has pretty good quota for UBL HWH.
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Jun 07 2015 (9:01AM)   DDS/Dudh Sagar (1 PFs)        
 

swaroophegde5   367 blog posts   83 correct pred (66% accurate)  
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Is it good to take a trip to DDS this week? R will my trip be a waste at this time? I cannot come here during monsoons. soo is it better to give a shot this time?

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Jun 17 2015 (5:11PM)        

Mangalavathi   3268 blog posts   251 correct pred (64% accurate)  
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Plan in July/August
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