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Train No.16127 Chennai Egmore – Guruvayur express scheduled to leave Chennai Egmore at 07.40 hrs. o­n 02.08.2014, 03.08.2014 and 05.08.2014 will be rescheduled to leave Chennai Egmore at leave 09.40 hrs. ; Train No.16127 Chennai Egmore – Guruvayur express scheduled to leave Chennai Egmore at 07.40 hrs. will run o­n diverted route via.Villupuram, Mayiladuturai and Tiruchchirappalli for 2 days o­n 04.08.2014 and 06.08.2014 and will stop at Thanjavur for 5 minutes.
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Aug 11 (10:04AM)   16127/Chennai Egmore-Guruvayur Express | GUV/Guruvayur (3)        
 

റോഷൻ ശശിധരൻ   234 blog posts   3 correct pred (60% accurate)  
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Aug 09 (12:24PM)   16127/Chennai Egmore-Guruvayur Express        
 

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105943541479411505633333589825670o.jpg105968631479411452300005159092793o.jpg16127 Guruvayur express with ED WDM3D 11298 and dead ed wap4 22270...

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ajayrahul93   1163 blog posts  
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Ya kannyakumari-chennai egmore express gets ED WDM3D upto madurai WHICH IS 23 COACH and gets WAP 4 from thr
Ya kannyakumari-chennai egmore express gets ED WDM3D upto madurai WHICH IS 23 COACH and gets WAP 4 from thr .....Evennthough the speed is not upto the mark in cape express i have travelled if GOC WDP 4D it would be good in speed comapred to WDM3D

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ajayrahul93   1163 blog posts  
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Ya kannyakumari-chennai egmore express gets ED WDM3D upto madurai WHICH IS 23 COACH and gets WAP 4 from thr
Ya kannyakumari-chennai egmore express gets ED WDM3D upto madurai WHICH IS 23 COACH and gets WAP 4 from thr .....Evennthough the speed is not upto the mark in cape express i have travelled if GOC WDP 4D it would be good in speed comapred to WDM3D

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pragadesh sk**   8919 blog posts   2 correct pred (100% accurate)  
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no boss. WDM 3D has wonderful speed only..

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Aug 10 (11:38AM)        

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WDM3D is good for speed and hauling 24 coaches. Before electrification in VM-MDU sector 3D's only used for Kanyakumari, Muthunagar, Pandian, Nellai and Podhigai. After MDU no train goes in high speed, they passing only in normal speed. My question is were and when this photo is taken? becuase this photo shows tracks in no-pole area. Currently no pole area in south tamilnadu is available in VM-MV-TPJ route, TPJ-RMM route, MDU-RMM route, VPT-SCT route. Guruvayur won't use any of this route!!!

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sir due to blockage aug 6 7 8 vaigai pallavan guruvayur ran via MV. so only u find diesel locos for those trains

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oh, thank you for the clarification Krishna
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Aug 09 (7:59PM)   16128/Guruvayur-Chennai Egmore Express | AAY/Aralvaymoli        
 

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591.jpgaralvaimozhystation.jpgCan't remember whether posted it earlier or not. But this is an evergreen picture.Pics from net, few years back.

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Er Arani**   3518 blog posts   27470 correct pred (71% accurate)  
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Now I think the tag is to some extent ok.

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Er Arani**   3518 blog posts   27470 correct pred (71% accurate)  
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Now I think the tag is to some extent ok.

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Aug 06 (7:12PM)   16127/Chennai Egmore-Guruvayur Express        

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today 06.08.2014
16127 diverted Via Mainline...
loco in charge is ED WAP4 22270 from MS to MDU... Diesel loco attached at VM and detached at TPJ.....ED WDM3D 11298
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Jul 19 2014 (11:55AM)   16127/Chennai Egmore-Guruvayur Express | SKL/Singaperumal Koil (3)        
  

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Jul 19 2014 (1:02PM)
16127 Chennai Egmore- Guruvayur Express along with 16129 Tuticorin Link express hauled by red beauty from RPM shed,WAP4 22774 rushes to next destination CGL

Jul 19 2014 (1:02PM)
16127 Chennai Egmore- Guruvayur Express along with 16129 Tuticorin Link express hauled by red beauty from RPM shed,WAP4 22774 rushes to next destination CGL

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16127 Chennai Egmore- Guruvayur Express along with 16129 Tuticorin Link express hauled by red beauty from RPM shed,WAP4 22774 rushes to next destination CGL

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16127 Chennai Egmore- Guruvayur Express along with 16129 Tuticorin Link express hauled by red beauty from RPM shed,WAP4 22774 rushes to next destination CGL

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16127 Chennai Egmore- Guruvayur Express along with 16129 Tuticorin Link express hauled by red beauty from RPM shed,WAP4 22774 rushes to next destination CGL

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16127 Chennai Egmore- Guruvayur Express along with 16129 Tuticorin Link express hauled by red beauty from RPM shed,WAP4 22774 rushes to next destination CGL

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Jul 19 2014 (9:38PM)        

Tony Stark**   7784 blog posts   58069 correct pred (85% accurate)  
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Chumma iruppanangil track sidilotu erangu.Looks like a good location..

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Jul 19 2014 (9:56PM)        

റോഷൻ ശശിധരൻ   234 blog posts   3 correct pred (60% accurate)  
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ഇല്ലട അവന്‍ ഇറങ്ങിള്ള :പ

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Jul 19 2014 (10:15PM)        

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Ini enne Kannur station Il kandal RPF karu pidichondu povum enu paranu ;)

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Jul 19 2014 (10:16PM)        

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Nan otak aanalo pokunath

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Jul 19 2014 (10:20PM)        

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നിനക്ക് platform ടിക്കറ്റ്‌ ഉണ്ടെന്നു പറയട... അവര്‍ക്ക് നിന്നെ ചവിട്ടി പുറത്താകാന്‍ പറ്റില്ല...

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Jul 19 2014 (10:22PM)        

Shuhaib   1132 blog posts   1250 correct pred (66% accurate)  
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Ticketo??? Njano?? Trainil pokumbo edutho.. Ini pf

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Jul 19 2014 (11:35PM)        

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Nope. This is near to mahindra city. Before the over bridge.

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Aru paranju

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Da I can't speak Tamil. I just can understand. Evadtha locals velathum chodichal njan jaba jaba agum. Avsanam police station um. And people are not thay good. There were few bad incidents near this area. Aringilum kutunu undangil OK. Else Kara bore agum. Full emu. Wap7 thudanate. That day njan kanum

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Its good. Mainly paranur station. From station itself you can capture shorts like train coming towards you. Bt by road 5km ondu. Oru day irangum. Chud onu kurayate
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Jul 16 2014 (4:06PM)   16127/Chennai Egmore-Guruvayur Express        
 

Surat BDTS Intercity the DON of WR   4598 blog posts   172 correct pred (63% accurate)  
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Why this train takes a Circuitous Route Instead of Short Route via Salem-Erode-Podanur-Palakkad-Thrissur ?

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it seems it got extended from ers

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कुश   41617 blog posts   1206 correct pred (73% accurate)  
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coz lot of trains are taking shortest route from mas to tsr... hence it takes longer route.

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no

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Jul 16 2014 (4:10PM)        

ACCHEY DIN IS A STATE OF MIND   4542 blog posts  
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MAS MS TVC MDU and TVC MDU GUV joined together
2 trains earlier.
MS MDU and MDU GUV joined together.

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this train is not intended to edn to end passenger. It serve the purpose of 3 trains. Its similiar to MS-MAQ Express

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Jul 16 2014 (6:18PM)        

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3 trains in name of 1 very good combo

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Karthi கார்த்தி ಕಾರ್ತಿ**   2543 blog posts   471 correct pred (72% accurate)  
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No bro , earlier MS-MDU Kudal nagar express and MDU -GUV express were running , later on MDU_GUV strtch was merged wtih Kudal nagar, so that TVC and interior TN are connected well. None will travel E2E in this train. mostly passengers who prefer this train will travel MS-MDU/TEN, MDU-NCJ/TVC, TVC/NCJ-GUV

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Karthi கார்த்தி ಕಾರ್ತಿ**   2543 blog posts   471 correct pred (72% accurate)  
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Yup. First it was MS-ED express via KRR , then MS-CBE express , later on TPJ-MAQ express was merged. forming MS-MAQ. This acts as an ONT between MS-TPJ/KRR , then ICE between TPJ-CBE/PGT and CBE-MAQ .

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Yup, as saurav told this train serve passenger
1st MS-MDU/TEN
2nd MDU-TVC/NCJ
3rd TVC/NCJ-GUY
Combo of these 3 in one package(MS-GUY Express)

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Thank you, I have edited the post.
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Jun 07 2014 (8:14PM)   16127/Chennai Egmore-Guruvayur Express | MS/Chennai Egmore (11)        
 

Purna   892 blog posts   4340 correct pred (85% accurate)  
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Also is the coach compostion mentioned here correc? correct?
Does anyone have an idea about the RAC allocation in SL from MS- TPJ. I searched the previous PNR's but couldnt get the info.
Also is the coach compostion mentioned here correct?
I saw some of the PNR's where there was an S8 also.
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anyone?

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You need not worry about RAC allocation it shall CNF...

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Purna   892 blog posts   4340 correct pred (85% accurate)  
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Thanks SRG garu...:)
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Hi..Can Anyone pls Tell me.. I booked ticket in Guruvayur Express(Second Sitting) for 27th April. Booking Status was W/L 33 on 7th apr.. Now as of now the status is W/L 6. Will the ticket get confirmed???

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will confirm

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saigopal   485 blog posts   580 correct pred (70% accurate)     Ph:+917204242633
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will confirm

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Jabez Samuel   3 blog posts   2 correct pred (100% accurate)  
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Train Departs tomorrow morning @ 7:45 A
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But still it is W/L 4.... Train Departs tomorrow morning @ 7:45 A.M..

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post your pnr here for better predictions
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Apr 21 2014 (10:27PM)   16127/Chennai Egmore-Guruvayur Express | TBM/Tambaram (8)        
  

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[14] It is also a former electric shed and home to the YAM-1 locomotives
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Arriving at Tambaram, and meeting ED WDM-3D Pearl City (Muthu Nagar) SF: Guruvayur Express (Jan 2013)
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22730 WAP- 4 of ED (Erode) shed hauled 16127 Chennai Egmore (MS)- Guruvayur (GUV)/ Tuticorin (TN) Express slows down on its approach to Tambaram (TBM) station, which is one of the most important suburban station of Chennai. As we cruise through the points, the massive Tambaram EMU Car Shed could be spotted. Further as we approach the station, we meet the late running 11109 ED (Erode) WDM- 3D hauled 12694 Tuticorin (TN)- Chennai Egmore (MS) PEARL CITY (MUTHU NAGAR) Superfast Express before getting overtaken by an EMU. Finally we brake to give the first scheduled halt of the journey.
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PEARL CITY (MUTHU NAGAR) Superfast Express follows the Tuticorin- Vanchi Maniyachchi- Virudunagar- Madurai- Dindigul- Tiruchchirappalli- Vriddhachalam- Villupuram- Chengalpattu- Tambaram- Chennai Egmore route. Now the train no more gets a ED WDM- 3D for its entire journey. The Madurai- Chennai Egmore section is now handled by an ED/ RPM WAP- 4.
Tambaram railway station::
Tambaram Railway Station is one of the railway termini of the Chennai Beach--Tambaram section of the Chennai Suburban Railway Network. It is situated at a distance of 6 km from the centre of Tambaram, a suburb of Chennai located 27 km south of the city centre. It is one of the fastest growing railway hubs outside Chennai Central in the southern direction.
Tambaram Railway Station divides Tambaram into East Tambaram and West Tambaram. There are nine platforms in the station. Platforms 3 and 4 are not used as the metre gauge lines are yet to be taken up for conversion, whereas those between 5 and 9 are used by the suburban electric trains between Chennai Beach and Chengalpattu and Tirumalpur and also long distance express trains. Most of the suburban electric train services originating from Tambaram to Beach and Chengalpattu leave from the first two platforms. There is a foot overbridge connecting East and West Tambaram with access to all platforms. In 2008, Southern Railway started building an additional platform at the westernmost side of the railway station, making Platform No.1 a double-discharge platform, a design which helps commuters to alight on either side of the train, similar to the one at Park Railway Station, where the passengers could alight on the western side for quicker access to Chennai Central.
The lines at the station were one of the first in Chennai to be electrified. They were energised on 1.5 kV DC in 1931 with the electrification of the Chennai Beach--Tambaram section, and the third line in the section was electrified on 15 January 1965. The lines further south from the station, up to Chengalpattu, were electrified on 9 January 1965. On 15 January 1967, all the lines were converted to 25 kV AC.
The station had a huge metre-gauge freight marshalling yard for Chennai, which has been closed.It is also a former electric shed and home to the YAM-1 locomotives. Presently, the station has a broad-gauge EMU maintenance and car shed. The EMU car shed was established in 1931 and has adequate facilities to maintain 12-coach rakes.
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Times have changed... EMUs towards Chengalpattu and Tirumalpur use Platforms 6 to 9. Trains originating from Tambaram and trains from Chengalpattu and Tirumalpur to Chennai Beach use Platforms 1 and 2. Express trains use Platforms 8 and 9. And all the platforms were converted to Broad Guage several years back. Tambaram is expected to be the third terminal of Chennai. It facilitates the movement of trains towards southern , Eastern parts of Tamil Nadu and also to Kerala state. Construction works for the pit line and a coach care center are going on at TBM...

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Thank you so much for updating me.. Its true that MS is too small to handle the ver growing number of trains, and Tambaram needs to be facilitated as a new Terminal..
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Skipping Ponmalai Golden Rock Junction:: ED WAP-4 Egmore- Guruvayur Express
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22730 WAP- 4 of ED (Erode) shed hauled 16127 Chennai Egmore (MS)- Guruvayur (GUV)/ Tuticorin (TN) Express cruises past Ponmalai Golden Rock Junction (GOC) before accelerating somewhat while heading towards Tiruchchirappalli Junction (TPJ) for its scheduled halt enroute.
Ponmalai (Golden Rock) railway station:
Ponmalai (Golden Rock) railway station is a train station in Golden Rock, Tiruchirappalli. In addition to Golden Rock, it serves to people of Subramaniyapuram, Senthaneerpuram and Sangiliyandapuram. Though small, this station handles very high traffic of passenger and freight trains. It also plays a role like of a junction,
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where lines heading for Tiruchirappalli Junction (TPJ), Tiruchirappalli Goods Yard (TPGY), Thanjavur (TJ) and the Chord Line meet.. The Tamil film Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga was extensively shot here.
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