Jan 10 2015 (8:42PM) Train Tag: Link Express (Sangam Slip)/14163-Slip added by rfZ**/367496
Jan 10 2015 (8:42PM) Train Tag: Link Express (Sangam Slip)/14113 added by rfZ**/367496
Jan 10 2015 (8:42PM) Train Tag: Link Express (Sangam Slip)/14114 added by rfZ**/367496
Jan 10 2015 (8:42PM) Train Tag: Sangam Express/14163 added by rfZ**/367496
Jan 10 2015 (8:24PM) (Image: 19 hours delayed Sangam departs leaving behind Link Express)
Jan 10 2015 (8:22PM) Station Tag: Aligarh Junction/ALJN added by rfZ**/367496
What happens when one part of a slip train is 12 hours late while the other arrives on time? . Such is the case, quite commonly observed for this train. Particularly so because one slip has four rakes while the other one has two. . The DDN bound slip after reaching DDN goes to KGM with a TAT of nearly 10 hours and then again returns to DDN after a TAT of nearly 13 hours and THEN departs back after another TAT of 5.5 hours While the MTC bound slip has to return back merely after 12 hours. ... Read more...
Hence during winters, 14114 is almost everyday on time to ALJN while 14164 is more often than not rescheduled largely. . I used to wonder, that at this juncture what would happen? Will the slip coaches wait 12 hours at ALJN which doesn't even have a yard and has just one loop line? . The answer came two weeks back when the localities confirmed that 14114 is allowed to depart on time as a separate train while 14164 goes separately. For the first time I saw an instance where one half of a train departs 6-8 hours before the other half. Would undoubtedly be a boon and a bane for the passengers on board and passengers waiting to board respectively. . Is there any other instance of this in IR? (Image: 19 hours delayed 14163 Sangam Exp departs leaving behind Link Express)