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71084/Diva-Vasai Road DEMU
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KOPR/Kopar --> BSR/Vasai Road

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Nov 01 2016 (12:03)   71085/Vasai - Diva DEMU | KOPR/Kopar (4 PFs)

Warrier is BACK*^~   6071 blog posts   113 correct pred (51% accurate)
Entry# 2043951            Tags   Past Edits
Vasai - Kopar on the BSR-DIVA DEMU | 30th OCT|
after a long span of time, yours truly had an opportunity to travel in the DEMU train. This was my first experience on the DEMU. The last time I travelled, it was running as a DMU.
It was hectic day and i had travelled a lot from Dombivli to Ghatkopar-Andheri-Borivali-Vasai. Soon it was time to head back. nobody in their right senses would have taken the longer route via DDR/DR, hence i opted for the BSR-DIVA DEMU which departs BSR @ 19.15.
We reached the statin quite early, anticipating a huge rush for tickets since it was the D day- meaning DIWALI day. Purchased the tickets and headed to PF 6. PF 7 was already occupied by a BCNA rake towards JNPT with a BL WAG 7. On the side loop was a CONCOR rake headed byb some unknown sheds TIGER FACE.
Soon ST bound Flying Ranee rushed past with its customary WAP 5 link from BRC. At the CCG end, i could spot 3 glowing light and slowly the DEMU creeped into the PF. There was a huge rush, but being a typical Mumbai wala, i could rush in and grab the elusive window seat. There was no action for almost 15 mins and at exact 17.15 the train let out its typical hoot and soon we moved out of the Station. We crossed tracks and took the 75 degree left turn to enter into CR territory and head towards JUCHANDRA, a small and remote village accessible only by the couple of trains that run on the KOPR-BSR route. We crossed some WDM hauled express train at juchandra. and then it went all BLACK. not a single light in the entire train. may be it was due to some electrical failure. But we were picking speed and we were cruising at a lazy 65 kmph till Kaman Rd. This also is another small station.
The run till BIRD was pretty much uneventful. at BIRD we overtook another BCNA freighter hauled by twin WDG`s from UBL. This route is actually part of the DFC or the Dedicated Freight Corridor. It starts at the JNPT port near Panvel and touches the industrial towns of Panvel, Taloja. It intersects CR at Kopar and joins the Mumbai Delhi WR line at BSR and continues all the way till Dadri ICD. This was a single line route untill the early 2000`s and was simultaneously doubled as well as AC fied, making it the earliest AC traction enabled region in CR Mumbai Division. Soon 2 additional stations at Kharbav and Kopar were added on the route.
KOPAR was reached at 20.00 sharp, ensuring that the train kept its time. However lack of lighting in the train proved spoilsport. No pictures were taken. I am rather happy describing my experience in words. Videos and pictures are sometimes inadequate to give a vivid description.
The BSR-DIVA route has lots of nostalgic memories. It was here that rail fanning was born in me. It was here i where i hit the biggest six of my life(we played cricket on the under construction station of KOPAR). It was here where i took my first ever photo and video of train and co-incidentally my first ever post on IRI was made when i was sitting at KOPR station and it has been a long journey since
To the new members, IRI was a lot different in those days. Imaginary trains were unheard of. Blogging quality was at it prime. NO race blogs, no objections. The only sections were poeple could contribute was the PNR forum, Blog and the FAQ. And man!! the quality of posts were awesome. BG, Pradyu, PKV, Vijayaditya, Soumitra, Sayantan Sinha, SV Iyer, Arkya Chatterjee, Anil Garg are some of the names i can remeber. I am sad, i dont see that kind of genuine rail fanning these days. Many of the old members have left. Few like me make rare visits to the site. Perhaps, all of this is a part of evolution. Oh god i miss those trip reports. Sometimes i wish i could go back in time and re wind those moments. But alas! time can move only forwards.

Nov 08 2016 (05:48)
Warrier is BACK*^~   6071 blog posts   113 correct pred (51% accurate)
Re# 2043951-1            Tags   Past Edits
Thank you.....Dinesh Kumar
Other Social
Feb 22 2016 (20:29)   71083/Vasai Road - Diva DEMU | UBCN/Ulhas Bridge Cabin

Karthik Iyer^~   1933 blog posts   10074 correct pred (60% accurate)
Entry# 1746576            Tags   Past Edits
BEML Built Smiling Faced 71083 Vasai Diva DMU Crosses LC And Moves Towards Kopar.
★  Rail Fanning
Nov 24 2015 (17:29)   71083/Vasai Road - Diva DEMU | BIRD/Bhiwandi Road (5 PFs)

12051 Janshatabdi Express~   1787 blog posts   193 correct pred (69% accurate)
Entry# 1660170            Tags   Past Edits
७१०८३ वसई दिवा पॅसेंजर @ भिवंडी
71083/Vasai Diva Passenger @ Bhiwandi

Nov 24 2015 (17:34)
12051 Janshatabdi Express~   1787 blog posts   193 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1660170-1            Tags   Past Edits
Train on MPS between Bhiwandi-Kopar

Nov 24 2015 (17:39)
12051 Janshatabdi Express~   1787 blog posts   193 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1660170-2            Tags   Past Edits
Crossing Ulhas river bridge.
★  General Travel
Sep 26 2015 (12:30)   71083/Vasai Road - Diva DEMU | BSR/Vasai Road (7 PFs)

Bengal Nagpur Railway™~   2306 blog posts   132 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 1600388            Tags   Past Edits
Vasai.Rd - Diva.Jn DMU with new shiny rakes...
Rail Fanning
Aug 15 2015 (15:54)   71083/Vasai Road - Diva DEMU | KARD/Kaman Road (4 PFs)

The Journey matters more than the Destination~   988 blog posts   44 correct pred (78% accurate)
Entry# 1565975            Tags   Past Edits
A water park just a stone's throw away from the railway tracks.
★  General Travel
Aug 06 2015 (13:25)   71083/Vasai Road - Diva DEMU | KHBV/Kharbav (4 PFs)

The Journey matters more than the Destination~   988 blog posts   44 correct pred (78% accurate)
Entry# 1558880            Tags   Past Edits
Was surprised to see a dustbin inside a Local Train. Anyways a great move.
Rail Fanning
Mar 02 2015 (22:24)   71084/Diva-Vasai Road DEMU | DIVA/Diva Junction (8 PFs)

S Verma*^~   5934 blog posts   116479 correct pred (89% accurate)
Entry# 1384589            Tags   Past Edits
Diva-Vasai DMU in DIVA Junction.

Mar 06 2015 (11:11)
S Verma*^~   5934 blog posts   116479 correct pred (89% accurate)
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Mar 06 2015 (11:21)
T20 is ruining Cricket   337 blog posts   24 correct pred (63% accurate)
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Good colors :)

Mar 06 2015 (11:27)
S Verma*^~   5934 blog posts   116479 correct pred (89% accurate)
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रंगीन ट्रेन.
★  General Travel
May 14 2014 (22:34)   71085/Vasai - Diva DEMU | KARD/Kaman Road (4 PFs)

Arzan Kotval   1282 blog posts
Entry# 1097403            Tags   Past Edits
Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) firing all cylinders from Kaman Road, Central Railway
★  Rail Fanning
Mar 17 2014 (19:35)   71084/Diva-Vasai Road DEMU

AKGarg*   22845 blog posts   2010 correct pred (77% accurate)
Entry# 1027594            Tags   Past Edits
71084 Diva Vasai Passenger
click here

Mar 18 2014 (09:15)
Konkan Railway*^~   13498 blog posts   12342 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 1027594-1            Tags   Past Edits
What happened to its front Driving Cab???
Under Maintenance or it failed?

Mar 18 2014 (09:28)
AKGarg*   22845 blog posts   2010 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 1027594-2            Tags   Past Edits
There is some technical problem in one side of cab of DMU,on that side Diesel power is attached.
★★  General Travel
Jan 29 2014 (08:46)   71084/Diva-Vasai Road DEMU

Guest: 7fcf302d   show all posts
Entry# 978015            Tags   Past Edits
Epic Offllink of the day.
TKD WAG9 # 31192 as power of more than 1hr late running BSR bound 71084 Diva Vasai Passenger arriving BSR with dead KYN WDG3A.
By :Chirag Sagar

2 posts - Wed Jan 29, 2014

Jan 29 2014 (09:33)
Anshul Vipat~   7920 blog posts   1877 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 978015-3            Tags   Past Edits
It's not WDG 9 it's WAG 9.

Jan 29 2014 (09:49)
Guest: b261135   show all posts
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Yahan to WDG-5 Hi nahi Nikla Rail Tracks par WDG-9 tak pahuch gaye ise kehte hain Badi soch Bada Aadmi Badi Soch jo Hum Log nahi samajh sakte.
Just Joking Manav

Jan 29 2014 (16:07)
Guest: 7fc83b1d   show all posts
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Yes u r right..

Jan 29 2014 (16:07)
Guest: 7fc83b1d   show all posts
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haha..bhai corrected

Feb 01 2014 (16:08)
PP   1017 blog posts
Re# 978015-7            Tags   Past Edits
Nice video and pic
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