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12723/Telangana Express (PT)
తెలంగాణ ఎక్స్‌ప్రెస్     तेलंगाना एक्सप्रेस

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Today (02:01)   12723/Telangana Express (PT) | SC/Secunderabad Junction (10 PFs) | LGD/WAP-7/30289

Shivam~   4138 blog posts   1171 correct pred (87% accurate)
Entry# 2331969            Tags   Past Edits
Last Year's trip in August, the most powerful in terms of the trains I took, all RF.(12723-12049-12002-12650)
Disclaimer: If you are a Grammer or English Nazi, please bear with this because I am not proficient in language.
Beginning:
The Plan started in summers when Railfans from Mumbai and I planned to take a ride in newly introduced Gatimaan express, the only problem being that
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I couldn't join with them from Mumbai as i had limited vacations at my disposal, so i planned a speedy one, starting with Telangana express on Day 1 Gatimaan Express on day 2, Bhopal Shatabdi and KSK on day 3, visiting Taj and taking some souvenirs for friends as well and an RF session at High speed section of Agra and Mathura, so booked the tickets and took rf permissions for Runkuta, a great and calm High speed location just after BFP.
So after all the beginning lets come to the trip part, took an early bus to Secunderabad to find that Railfan and well known IRIan and brother Abhishek travelling to Delhi in the same train :) so had a call with him and found that he got confirmation on charting in 3AC lower, known for being lucky in terms of train accomodation :p. I was quite lucky to have a company on this lone part of my trip.
There was a lot of crowd and usual hustle bustle at the station before the arrival, the best part that i heard about Telangana was its Pantry and there was no surprise the platform had fragrance of cooked food from Secunderabad Base Kitchen for it, they waited for train at the board where it was being displayed "PC", i searched for B2 and waited there as LGD's 30289 arrived with 12723 Telangana express with announcements in all 3 languages being carried out for the same, finally i met AJ on the door of coach we met and had a short chat when WAP-7 tooted, I went to my coach to get my tickets checked, and to try the breakfast, the train departed 15 minutes behind schedule from Secunderabad and crawled all the way upto CHZ owing to cautions, after a delicious plate of Masala Wada and Upma(combined), got the tickets checked i saw my train tearing Ghatkesar before going to another series of Permanent cautions till Aler and then went to AJ's coach through vestibule. The train was sparsely crowded, reached his coach,we had a long chat and in no time we saw ourselves in Kazipet 3 minutes behind schedule, departed ontime after a minute halt. At Kazipet outer both of us held the door and saw ourselves parallely departing with Krishna express that curved towards Warangal as we did towards Ballarshah, after crossing the lake we did saw the lake and came inside the coach, occasionally till RDM we were having a speedy run and came thrice at door, went to check my seat to find no one there. Ordered food near SKZR and got the food at Ballarshah finding ourselves reaching 15 minutes ahead of schedule, the monsoon was at its peak and the scenary outside was beautiful, the usually hot BPQ had cool breeze blowing, we departed just ahead of 22691 arrival.
Had our food while having an extra halt at Chandrapur, thought we would be overtaken here but we departed after a 10 minute halt. After Chandrapur, the WAP-7 mercilessly ripped till HGT where we halted after passing a long caution, we got overtaken by SBC raj and after a halt of 15 minutes we departed for another speedy run, the run in CR was exceptional and violent at the same time owing to jumpy PWAY. We both came to door witnessing the huge 90 degree sewagram curve, skipping that we had a speedy run till Nagpur and arrived 2 minutes ahead of schedule, we both had a glass of orange juice and departed on time after a massive jolt by Nagpur crew towards Itarsi, i fell asleep for this part...
To be continued.

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Today (13:56)
Shivam~   4138 blog posts   1171 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 2331969-8            Tags   Past Edits
Thank u bhai, whenever you plan a trip hyderabad side, just shoot a message to me :)
That trip I enjoyed a lot coz in your company, had a lot of fun.

  
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Today (13:56)
Shivam~   4138 blog posts   1171 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 2331969-9            Tags   Past Edits
Hehehe bhai lagana padta h :)

  
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Today (16:11)
Abhishek Jaiswal*^~   46270 blog posts   18518 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 2331969-10            Tags   Past Edits
Ya ofcourse ;)

  
Today (17:48)
Shivam~   4138 blog posts   1171 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 2331969-11            Tags   Past Edits
Twitter:
Social Platform Twitter had become the best media for complaint redressal, but never we knew that it would be so effective in NCR, the train(Lashkar express) which departed an hour behind was running 3 hours behind schedule, about to miss our Gatimaan the guys in train decided to tweet NCR regarding clearance to which both Jhansi and Agra division officers reacted positively and the train covered almost an hour till Agra resulting in a 2 hour late arrival, the guys had freshened up now and we started walking towards Gatimaan express inspected all carriages with railfan vision and went to WAP-5 30007 a.k.a bond of Electric locomotives the fluted shell signified of it being imported from ABB, whereas we in India
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had fitted it with better cowcatcher and TPWS for safety on high speeds, we did have chat with LPs and got into Locomotives only to be interrupted by RPF jawans later, we went to our coach and took our seats. The train was newly introduced at that time and hence was in its prime condition, we departed bang on time and accelerated to 160 till Runkuta, overtaking Navyug\Himsagar express in the process. I had never been on a train which travelled faster than 110 before that occasion and 160 was an overkill, followed by a round of Welcome drinks and the meal later on, after a speedy run we skipped Mathura, running 5 mins late due to caution because of which we witnessed a killer show later on. In no time after Mathura we were flying at 160 and dusting the likes of Ajhai Chata KosiKalan, the best was palwal skip, scintillating a crowd of people waiting for their train and witnessing Gatimaan skipping at full glory, the train didn't slow down until FDN FDB where it was hitting 130 and Okhla was swept at 120kmph. We arrived NZM 5 mins ahead of schedule.
After having our dinner at New Delhi we came to rest at our retiring rooms, the day was full of action resulting myself to get arrested to bed and tire down, after a breif chat with friends.
I bid Goodbye to them after a 5 hours nap and went to Platform 1 of New Delhi Railway station for my travel in Habibganj Shatabdi that ecaught fire..
To be continued....

  
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Today (17:49)
Shivam~   4138 blog posts   1171 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 2331969-12            Tags   Past Edits
Adding correct tag

  
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Yesterday (17:27)
⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐~   2061 blog posts   906 correct pred (62% accurate)
Re# 2331520-4            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks bro
For my favorite AP Superfast Express

  
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Today (12:33)
⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐~   2061 blog posts   906 correct pred (62% accurate)
Re# 2331520-12            Tags   Past Edits
The Great and Legendary Andhra Pradesh Superfast Express 12724 two days ago
Overtook
1. Paschim Superfast Express
2. Nizammuddin Jabalpur Superfast Express
3. Mumbai Central Rajdhani Express
4.
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August Kranthi Rajdhani Express
5. Bandra Terminus Garib Rath Express
6. SVDK Mangalore Navyug Express
7. Chattisgarh Sampark Kranthi Express
8. Jhansi Itarsi Passenger
9. Lucknow Chennai Gomtisagar Express
10. Gondia Balharshah Passenger
11. Krishna Express
  
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Yesterday (22:24)   22691/KSR Bengaluru City - Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express | DDMT/Darimeta (2 PFs) | LGD/WAP-4/22322

Shivam~   4138 blog posts   1171 correct pred (87% accurate)
Entry# 2331872            Tags   Past Edits
Youtube Link: click here
HIGH SPEED CROSSING, Bangalore Rajdhani and Telangana express, Onboard Dakshin express, Indian Railways
as my high speed pantograph fitted LGD WAP-4 rushes at MPS towards its next halt at Narkher with Dakshin express, i cross the 2 Heavyweights in a gap of 10 minutes. Look how Rajdhani dissapears within seconds of crossing in a smashing speed.

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Today (14:23)
McFogell   449 blog posts
Re# 2331872-40            Tags   Past Edits
Look at other 2 abuse sir. I just called the train Telangana SF and see his venom.

  
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Today (14:26)
⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐~   2061 blog posts   906 correct pred (62% accurate)
Re# 2331872-41            Tags   Past Edits
1 compliments
4 u AP 4 him TL
I said Although the name could be Telangana SF
For me and lovebies of this train, it will be AP Express
What is wrong in that

  
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Today (14:36)
⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐~   2061 blog posts   906 correct pred (62% accurate)
Re# 2331872-45            Tags   Past Edits
Aise log ko IRI me nahi rehne Dena chahiye
Moderator and other dignitaries of IRI Should take action against these people

  
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Today (14:41)
McFogell   449 blog posts
Re# 2331872-46            Tags   Past Edits
They will read your abuse too. You are not a saint, by saying these things.

  
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Today (14:42)
रामपुर वाले मौसाजी   24 blog posts
Re# 2331872-47            Tags   Past Edits
Wo fake id to nahi Hai kum se kum Tere mafik.
  
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Oct 30 2016 (15:51)   12723/Telangana Express (PT) | HYB/Hyderabad Deccan Nampally (6 PFs) | LGD/WAP-7

⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐~   2061 blog posts   906 correct pred (62% accurate)
Entry# 2042226            Tags   Past Edits
Train which deserves LHBfied first
South State named Superfast Express only
22415/16 Andhra Pradesh AC Express is already started LHBfied so not included in the list .
12723/24 Telangana(AP) Superfast Express20%31
12621/22 Tamil Nadu Superfast Express58%90
12627/28 Karnataka Superfast Express8%12
12625/26 Kerala Superfast Express15%23

10 posts - Oct 2016

18 posts - Nov 2016

1 posts - Dec 2016

26 posts - Jan 2017

1 posts - Sun Jun 11, 2017

  
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Jun 11 2017 (11:55)
a2z~   1239 blog posts
Re# 2042226-65            Tags   Past Edits
Prioriy should be:
1-TN
2-Telangana
3- kerala
4-Karnatka

  
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Jun 11 2017 (11:58)
⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐~   2061 blog posts   906 correct pred (62% accurate)
Re# 2042226-66            Tags   Past Edits
1) AP (Telangana)
2) TN
3) Kerala
4) Karnataka

  
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Jun 11 2017 (11:58)
12636 kINg oF ChORd lInE   105 blog posts   126 correct pred (56% accurate)
Re# 2042226-67            Tags   Past Edits
Definitely TN first then Telengana and Karnataka last Kerala as you cannot arrange too many rakes for kerala

  
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Jun 11 2017 (12:09)
Science is better than Engineering and Technology*^~   14057 blog posts   2 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2042226-68            Tags   Past Edits
for HYB people TL for chennai people TN SBC people KA. thats it.

  
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Jun 11 2017 (12:39)
⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐~   2061 blog posts   906 correct pred (62% accurate)
Re# 2042226-69            Tags   Past Edits
For me
It's AP(Telangana) always
Jai AP
  
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Jun 22 2017 (15:30)   12621/Tamil Nadu SF Express (PT) | HYB/Hyderabad Deccan Nampally (6 PFs)

St1967~   1080 blog posts   102 correct pred (56% accurate)
Entry# 2329205            Tags   Past Edits
Which Train is Best
Telengana Express43%9
Tamil Nadu Express57%12
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