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17316/Velankanni - Vasco-Da-Gama Weekly Express

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Inaugural Run
Tue Aug 30, 2011
Pantry/Catering
✕ NO Pantry Car
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Loco/Rake Reversals
TPJ/Tiruchchirappalli Junction (8); ED/Erode Junction (4); YPR/Yesvantpur Junction (6); NGT/Nagappattinam Junction (3);
RSA - Rake Sharing
17309/10 Vasco Yeshwantpur Express
Rake/Coach Composition
One 2AC, Two 3AC, 11 Sleeper Coaches, 5 UR Coaches and 2 SLR = Total 21 coaches....Entry# 580522
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gama KJM WDM-3A.
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Mar 18 2014 (4:15PM)   17316/Velankanni - Vasco-Da-Gama Weekly Express        

kcanoopnair   296 blog posts   191 correct pred (80% accurate)  
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Why this train is using such a long route after erode. If its is running through KR easily can save 8Hrs plus.

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க்ரிஷ் క్రిష్ ಕೃಷ್ കൃഷ് कृष   139 blog posts  
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Next to the recently extended Chalukya this is the only other train that connects Kaveri delta with Interior KA. Tourism to Kaveri delta by people of KA and tourism to Interior KA by people of Central TN are much popular from ancient times. Promotion of tourism and brotherhood are the cultural goals of this train. A route which never needs a diversion :)

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க்ரிஷ் క్రిష్ ಕೃಷ್ കൃഷ് कृष   139 blog posts  
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Next to the recently extended Chalukya this is the only other train that connects Kaveri delta with Interior KA. Tourism to Kaveri delta by people of KA and tourism to Interior KA by people of Central TN are much popular from ancient times. Promotion of tourism and brotherhood are the cultural goals of this train. A route which never needs a diversion :)
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Mar 17 2014 (6:21PM)   17316/Velankanni - Vasco-Da-Gama Weekly Express | LOGH/Lottegollahalli (2)        
 

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17316 Venalkani Vasco Express hauled by KJM WDM3A Baldie chugs gracefully into LOGH going towards YPR....
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Feb 05 2014 (1:36PM)   17316/Velankanni - Vasco-Da-Gama Weekly Express | HEB/Hebbal (2)        
  

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img20140205130408.jpgimg20140205130419.jpg#14740 KJM WDG3A smokes past LC near Hebbal with Velankanni - Vasco-Da-Gama Express.Running dot on time.
Clicked today by cellphone..
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Dec 02 2013 (9:20PM)   17316/Velankanni - Vasco-Da-Gama Weekly Express | VLKN/Velankanni (3)        
  

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EXPLORING VELANKANNI RAILWAY LINE : INDIAN RAILWAYS : Velankanni - Nagai on train click here
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Once upon a time Steam Engines use to whistle past this stretch and later on the YDM's took over chugging for a decade or so ... very soon this line was closed for gauge conversion and finally opened back to traffic in 2010.
The first Express train to conquer this new BG line was the Vasco Da Gama Velankanni Weekly Express as seen in the video .
Enjoy the scenic back waters of the Velankanni Coast line as the Vasco bound weekly Express hauled by a chugging ALCo from KJM Diesel
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Shed chugs and beautifully curves towards Nagapatinam.
Nagappattinam - Velankanni is a 10 KM line that branches out from Nagappattinam Junction across the Coromandel Coast.
The town is home to a significant Roman Catholic shrine dedicated to Our Lady of Good Health.
WATCH : DANGEROUS SEA BRIDGE : INDIAN RAILWAYS TRAIN (PAMBAN SEA BRIDGE )
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Nov 07 2013 (8:18PM)   17316/Velankanni - Vasco-Da-Gama Weekly Express | WFD/Whitefield (4)        
  

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Twin ALCo powered Vasco Da Gama Express : Indian Railways ( 17316 Velankanni -Vasco Weekly) click here
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Goa - Vasco Da Gama bound 17316 Velankanni - Vasco Weekly Express rips past White Field outer hauled by Erode WDG-3A in lead chugging hard towards a gradient .
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S W R 17316 द प रे
VELANKANNI - VASCO DA GAMA
WEEKLY EXPRESS
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Loco : ERODE WDG-3A 13537
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+ KJM WDM3A 16670

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Waiting for DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES   2876 blog posts   464 correct pred (64% accurate)  
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WOW Superb power bro !
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Sep 18 2013 (9:23PM)   17316/Velankanni - Vasco-Da-Gama Weekly Express        
 

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Is this permanent TT for this train or a temporary TT?

Just want to know whether will it be reinstated to previous TT by November?

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S V Iyer*^   8021 blog posts   11665 correct pred (64% accurate)  
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Blog Entry Unlocked.
As requested..

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The TT still hasn't changed... Its still the midnight departure from VLKN.... Luks like its permanent....
i am travelling from YPR to MAO day after...
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Oct 29 2013 (7:53PM)   17316/Velankanni - Vasco-Da-Gama Weekly Express | VLKN/Velankanni (3)        
  

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548655331656613326082677932n.jpg17316 Velankanni - Vasco-da-gama Express curving towards Nagapattinam — in Velankanni Town.
Pic By: Harris Kiran

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But KJM Brakers are not used at Braganza ghats.

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But KJM Brakers are not used at Braganza ghats.
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Sep 10 2013 (11:15AM)   17316/Velankanni - Vasco-Da-Gama Weekly Express        
 

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This is weekly Exp
is this cancelled After 17.09.2013. booking cant be done
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Sep 08 2013 (11:03AM)   17316/Velankanni - Vasco-Da-Gama Weekly Express        
 

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Please provide stop at tirupattur junction

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once a IRF always a IRF   35413 blog posts   1187 correct pred (72% accurate)  
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we cant do , this is pvt site.

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u can request swr for halt and also send request via pg portal, rti aswell
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Aug 23 2013 (10:16PM)   17316/Velankanni - Vasco-Da-Gama Weekly Express        
 

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Is the Train Service from VASCO to VAILANKANNI and vice versa terminated bcos Indian railway website mentions as ISL deleted after 16 september 2013.

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Not terminated- I guess most likely some timing change or some route change via SA-KRR line

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The spl 07315/16 will run via Salem,Rasipuram,Namakkal,Karur may be this one also will get routed through Salem,Rasipuram,Namakkal,Karur....
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