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12853/Amarkantak SF Express (PT)
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Dec 22 2016 (16:10)   11447/Shaktipunj Express (PT) | JBP/Jabalpur Junction (6 PFs)

★★★★Niket Karan★★★★^~   5394 blog posts   12 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 2100183            Tags   Past Edits
TRIP REPORT
October is an exciting month . The month of Diwali . . . which we all wait for months . As a railfan and a student I was super excited for the upcoming Diwali trip to my home . . . The exciting day arrived on 25th October – the day of my most awaiting trip . . . The trip was even more special because I was to travel in one of my favourite trains in which I had not travelled in last 15 years – SHAKTIPUNJ EXPRESS . . .
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, It all began in September , the planning for tickets . . . As there are no direct trains between Bhopal & Bokaro Steel City so I had to plan my journey accordingly . The only direct train for Patna , Indore Rajendra Nagar Express was showing Regret in AC 3 & Sleeper class so Patna break journey link was not working . So after much planning I booked a break journey tickets on 13th September from Bhopal to Barkakana Jn in 12854 Amarkantak Express & 11447 Shaktipunj Express with change over at Jabalpur in AC 3 tier .
The Journey Day (25th October) :
It was a pleasant day , Autumn is one of the best season for railfanning . I reached Bhopal station at 15:00 hrs , Amarkantak Express was standing on pf 4 , ET WAP 4 was the loco link . My B2 coach was 2012 made and was nicely maintained . The train departed sharp at 15:40 hrs . The train reached Itarsi at 17:30 , the loco changed to ET WDM 3A twins . Also It was pleasure to meet railfan and our IRI member Suraj Parihar at Itarsi Jn . Train departed ET at 18:05 a delay of 25 mins . The twins rocked the journey , running flat at mps .Despite having 8 halts train covered 245 kms in 3 hr 50 mins with an average speed of 68 km/hr and reached Jabalpur at 21:45 . One thing was surprising that we had overtaken 22352 YPR PPTA SF Exp at Madan Mahal , don’t know why controllers allowed this overtake to happen .
Jabalpur Station :
The WCR headquarters was as clean as expected . . . I was accompanied by my 2 friends , we had nearly 2 hrs buffer time so we decided to have dinner outside the station campus in a dhaba . We returned to station at 23:30 hrs . 11447 was scheduled to depart right time at 23:50 from pf 3 . But the train was itself placed at 00:20 hrs . . .
Shaktipunj Express :
My coach was 2010 made and it was even more nicely maintained than Amarkantak Express . The train departed late by 55 mins at 00:45 . The bedrolls were given to us at 01:25 by the time train had reached Sihora Road station . The train was hauled by a WDM 3A of Patratu shed .
The next Morning (26th October)
I got up at nearly 07:15 , the train was standing at an unscheduled halt Mahdeiya station i.e it had entered ECR Dhanbad division , the train departed at 08:35 after crossing with UP 11448 Shaktipunj Exp . The train was very slow upto Chopan , at CPU the loco link changed to PTRU WDP 4 , the speed got better after getting an EMD . At 16:00 hrs when the train was approaching Latehar , which is naxalite prone area , the train suddenly stopped with a jerk , the reason was a tree that had suddenly fallen on the tracks . The tree was removed quickly with the help of passengers and the local police from the nearby station Hehegara halt . The train finally reached Barkakana Jn at 18:45 , a delay of 50 mins . All thanks to slack time . . .
Although Chandrapura Jn is the nearest station on this route from Bokaro Steel City I chose Barkakana because of good road connectivity . The Ramgarh Bus stand is situated 5 kms from Barkakana railway station . From Ramgarh bus stand we get frequent buses to Bokaro Steel City . Bokaro is at a distance of 78 kms from Ramgarh bus stand .
We reached bus stand at 19:30 , we boarded different buses , my friend went to Ranchi . The bus departed at 20:00 hrs and reached Bokaro at 21:30 . The average speed of the bus was 52Km/hr .
Thanks for reading my trip report . . .
Attached Pics :
Pics 1-3 : Hoshangabad Station , pics taken from Amarkantak Express
Pic 4 : #SB of Mahdeiya Station
Pics 5 & 6 : Shaktipunj Exp standing at Renukut Station, CIC section
Pics 7-9 : Shaktipunj Exp standing at Singrauli station
Pics 10 : Hehegara Halt , Latehar District where tree incident took place
Pics 11-12 : The broken tree fallen on the tracks
Pics 13 : Chhipadodar Station
Pics 14 & 15 : Random Clicks at CIC section
#NiketKaran

6 posts - Dec 2016

13 posts - Sun Feb 05, 2017

  
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Feb 05 2017 (23:00)
JBP ET OHE OMG 😲 WAITING FOR SVDK TRIP 😍😎~   13012 blog posts   22 correct pred (42% accurate)
Re# 2100183-27            Tags   Past Edits
11447 ki baat kr rhe h hm

  
11219 views
Feb 05 2017 (23:46)
ECRS DHN division the worst~   241 blog posts   1 correct pred (25% accurate)
Re# 2100183-28            Tags   Past Edits
Wo to hmesha hi RT rehti hai slacked TT ki wajay se. Thoda speedup karna chahiye WCR ko.

  
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Feb 06 2017 (18:08)
★★★★Niket Karan★★★★^~   5394 blog posts   12 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2100183-29            Tags   Past Edits
Glad you liked it . . .
Amarkantak Exp is preferable cuz of suffecient buffer timings and one can get telescopic tickets .

  
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Feb 14 2017 (15:07)
BJ~   2207 blog posts
Re# 2100183-30            Tags   Past Edits
kabhi kabhi to hh se chal ke BT rahti hai bardwan per... 86+ avg

  
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Feb 14 2017 (15:14)
ECRS DHN division the worst~   241 blog posts   1 correct pred (25% accurate)
Re# 2100183-31            Tags   Past Edits
HWH ASN route ki fastest ICF traino mein se ek hai ye. HWH DHN 61 kmph avg hai jisme HWH ASN 81 kmph avg hai . But CIC mein aate hi band baj jaati hai iski . Anyways kam se kam punctuality toh improve hai pehle se. JBP max 1 - 1•5 hrs delay . Thoda bahut speedup to kar hi sakte hai doubling & electrification ke chalte. Halts bahut hai iske , max bilkul bekar , koi pax board nahi karta . Enha turant hatana chahiye.
  
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Jun 12 2017 (18:24)   12854/Amarkantak SF Express (PT) | BPL/Bhopal Junction (6 PFs) | ET/WAP-4/25048

ET™~   2281 blog posts   37 correct pred (75% accurate)
Entry# 2317602            Tags   Past Edits
ET WAP-4 #25048 hauled 12854 Bhopal - Durg Amarkantak Super Fast Express ready to depart from bpl junction platform number 4
  
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Jun 14 2017 (13:29)   12854/Amarkantak SF Express (PT) | BSP/Bilaspur Junction (8 PFs) | ET/WDM-3A/18670

Railfan Bilaspur~   1647 blog posts   2835 correct pred (66% accurate)
Entry# 2319907            Tags   Past Edits
Headlights On,Bhopal Durg Amarkantak Express Speeding Through
Video Link: click here
One Of The Cleanest And Well Maintained Train Of South East Central Railway,12854 Bhopal Jn-Durg Jn Amarkantak Superfast Express Speeds Through Bilaspur Outer With Regular Link ET WDM-3A#18670 & ET WDM-3A#16225R.The Train Was Trailing 12535 Lucknow Raipur Garib Rath Express & Leading 18508 Amritsar Visakhapatnam Hirakud Express.The Train Was Delayed By An Hour When The Capture Was Made.
TRIP HAS ENDED.
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Jun 11 2017 (21:56)
Shankar Mehani   1052 blog posts   500 correct pred (62% accurate)
Re# 2307660-1            Tags   Past Edits
Mera to Indian Railway se bhrosa hi uth gaya
25 din pahle book hua ticket
Wo bhi 9 ki Waiting wala
Confirm nhi ho saka.
Kya fayda esi railway ka
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sleeper m logo ko ticket nahi mil raha or railway ko humsafar, Antyodaya or Tejas chlane se fursat nahi hai.
  
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Jan 23 2016 (19:55)  
 

LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   6657 blog posts   8465 correct pred (74% accurate)
Entry# 1719429            Tags   Past Edits
After Making up a "Cleanest Superfast Train as per individual zone" list /blog/post/1715016 , now its time for another list.
This time its for "Highest Patronised Superfast Train as per individual Zone".
Keeping in mind these 3 things :
1. Superfast Type only.
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Sleeper class only.
3. Through out the year 12 months patronage.
So, Zone wise the list goes as:
1. CR: LTT PPTA Express
2. ECR: Bihar Sampark Kranti Express
3. ECoR: Gitanjali Express
4. ER: Darjeeling Mail
5. NCR: Prayagraj Express
6. NER: Gorakhdham Express
7. NWR: Marusagar Express
8. NFR: NorthEast Express
9. NR: Lucknow Mail
10. SCR: Sachkhand Express
11. SECR: Amarkantak Express
12. SER: Coromandal Express
13. SWR: Anga Express
14. SR: Pandian Express
15. WR: HWH Porbandar Okha Express
16. WCR: Rewanchal Express
17. KR: MAO ERS Express

64 posts - Thu Jan 28, 2016

  
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Jan 28 2016 (14:24)
SPJ~   2723 blog posts   47 correct pred (53% accurate)
Re# 1719429-66            Tags   Past Edits
Bsk is the cleanest train of ecr?? R u crazy man :p
Welcome to vaishali Express.. an iso certified train bczz of Cleanliness, punctuality and maintained staffs

  
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Jan 28 2016 (18:43)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   6657 blog posts   8465 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 1719429-67            Tags   Past Edits
Kindly read the description again.
The list that is present here is "Highest Patronised Superfast Train as per individual Zone".
And the Cleanest train list is here /blog/post/1715016.
And i know very well the standards of vaishali, that's why she is in this "cleanest train" list.

  
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Mar 01 2016 (21:37)
ayush   2395 blog posts   167 correct pred (66% accurate)
Re# 1719429-68            Tags   Past Edits
12451/2 is more punctual than 12417/8

  
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Mar 02 2016 (00:04)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   6657 blog posts   8465 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 1719429-69            Tags   Past Edits
You have replied at wrong post buddy.
Reply at correct blog post which is :
/blog/post/1753198

  
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Mar 02 2016 (08:21)
ayush   2395 blog posts   167 correct pred (66% accurate)
Re# 1719429-70            Tags   Past Edits
ok sir
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