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Yesterday (18:05)   09003/Bandra Terminus - Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Special | BDTS/Bandra Terminus (7 PFs) | GZB/WAP-5/30127

❇️वाह भारतीय रेल तू बोहोत महान है❇️~   189 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 2797041            Tags   Past Edits
Ghaziabad WAP-5 Twins with 09003 Bandra Terminus H-Nizamuddin Rajdhani Special Express
General Travel
Today (00:10)   12274/New Delhi - Howrah Duronto Express | MGS/Mughal Sarai Junction (8 PFs)

छोटा आदमी~   7415 blog posts   104501 correct pred (90% accurate)
Entry# 2797438            Tags   Past Edits
Why doesn't IRI show MGS in list of stops for 12274 ?
Am I missing something ?
Please suggest

53 posts - Today

Today (01:50)
HOG WAM4 WAP1~   2921 blog posts
Re# 2797438-55            Tags   Past Edits
I am not saying that you are wrong, sir. You are perfectly correct in saying that we should check if the update is coherent and some basic common sense should be used when doing the updates. In my opinion, that should be the case only for information that is not explicitly stated by the official sources.
But I believe there should be no room for any outside input, or any individual creativity in updating schedules sir. It is IR that runs the train and decides it's schedules and operating procedures. You may 'painstakingly assimilate the TT', but we are not the ones running the train. There should be absolutely no room for error in the train's
And just to nitpick in this case, trains getting cancelled after bookings opening is not unprecedented and for all we know, it could be an error on IRCTC's part that the bookings are still open and an official notification may have followed to the same effect. This does sound like a stretch, but again, the main point is that, we are not the ones running the train and we should, in no way, let any guesswork get into the way for the schedules.
Things like loco links, platform numbers, coach composition etc are not listed on the official website and these are also somewhat trivial things that would not affect a passenger much even if they are reported incorrectly on the website. But a schedule is something very fundamental, and there should be no room for error.

Today (01:55)
छोटा आदमी~   7415 blog posts   104501 correct pred (90% accurate)
Re# 2797438-56            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks for all your responses,
You have greatly bolstered & vindicated the popular belief that how the mistake was with the process in delegating unhindered power to immature hands when it came to handling critical data.
Cheers :)

Today (01:57)
12649⭐️ KSK ⭐️12650^~   12399 blog posts   3728 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 2797438-57            Tags   Past Edits
Sir my question still remains un-answered....what did you do for 30 min?? BTW you are an expert in diverting the discussion :)

Today (02:58)
moderator*^~   5727 blog posts   20 correct pred (56% accurate)
Re# 2797438-58            Tags   Past Edits
This is the current process on which the site operates:
1. We believe in delegating responsibility to new and enthusiastic RFs. So long as there is interest and good faith, we believe in bringing in new people, and trusting them with responsibility.
2. Members are encouraged to be BOLD with updates. We repeatedly tell members not to be too hesitant and fearful. Just
do it, if you believe it is correct.
3. Recklessness is discouraged. However, mistakes are welcome, so long as there is good faith. Members are expected to make mistakes - that's how they learn and mature.
4. Too much carefulness, thinking, analysis paralysis is not expected. Quick and fast updates, with some mistakes are fine, even if it temporarily breaks things.
5. FINALLY, inputs and criticisms from vigilant Sr. Members like you are very important to ensure that mistakes are fixed promptly. This kind of reactive QA results in fast updates, while assuring some level of quality in the site. (albeit not the "gold standard").
In summary, the entire site is built on the premise of making mistakes, and fixing mistakes quickly when they are reported.

Today (03:07)
12649⭐️ KSK ⭐️12650^~   12399 blog posts   3728 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 2797438-59            Tags   Past Edits
Do you think raising question on the entire TLM community and calling them as 'immature hands' for a minor mistake is correct?? The member is clearly over-exaggerating things.
Journey Date: Tue Nov 21
12559/Shiv Ganga Express (PT)
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Number of PNRs on this Trip: 6
Pax# 6  [1A]
[MUV/Manduadih-->NDLS/New Delhi]
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[MUV/Manduadih-->NDLS/New Delhi]
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Train Status: 1h 36m late
Last Update: at KBN/Karbigwan @ Today (02:34)
Next Station: BNT/Bharthana
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Today (02:14)
Pax# 6  [1A]  [MUV-->NDLS]
Re# 2797120-90            Tags   Past Edits
at KBN/Karbigwan

Today (02:34)
Pax# 6  [1A]  [MUV-->NDLS]
Re# 2797120-91            Tags   Past Edits
at KBN/Karbigwan

Today (02:52)
Pax# 6  [1A]  [MUV-->NDLS]
Re# 2797120-92            Tags   Past Edits

Today (02:53)
Pax# 6  [1A]  [MUV-->NDLS]
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Today (02:58)
12649⭐️ KSK ⭐️12650^~   12399 blog posts   3728 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 2797120-94            Tags   Past Edits
@2797120-93  @kshitij~  Pax# 6  [1A]  [MUV-->NDLS]
Aap 1A me ho ya 2A me?
Rail Fanning
Today (02:43)   22691/KSR Bengaluru - Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express | AJNI/Ajni (Nagpur) (3 PFs) | LGD/WAP-7(I)/30587

LuckyThe Untold Engineer~   21 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 2797550            Tags   Past Edits
First Time Ever a LGD HOG WAP7 Hauling a Rajdhani Express | Late Running 22691 SBC Rajdhani Creates Dust Storm and Rips Past AJNI LC with LGD's Newbie in Lead | Indian Railways
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Yesterday (01:11)   12842/Coromandel Superfast Express (PT)

Mani Vijay   617 blog posts
Entry# 2794728            Tags   Past Edits
Crossing the Kathajodi river and entering Cuttack - 2842 Coromandel Footplate (Jan. 2000) : We crossed the river at a leisurely place and entered Cuttack. And then we branched off the main line to end-up at PF3 of the station. I bade goodbye to Baldie #14042 from Kazipet and headed back to my 2AC coach.

2 posts - Yesterday

2 posts - Today

Today (01:55)
HOG WAM4 WAP1~   2921 blog posts
Re# 2794728-5            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks for sharing sir! Always a pleasure to watch your trip videos!
The Semaphores really evoke a feeling of nostalgia! When did the Coromandel stop running via Naraj Marthapur?

Today (01:59)
12649⭐️ KSK ⭐️12650^~   12399 blog posts   3728 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 2794728-6            Tags   Past Edits
Earlier it used to bypass CTC?

Today (02:32)
Mani Vijay   617 blog posts
Re# 2794728-7            Tags   Past Edits
Good question! It was running 2.5 hours behind schedule due to a loco failure near VSKP the previous night. Also, it was made to halt at Macheswar for Tapaswini crossing that delayed it further. One good thing was a non-stop run from Cuttack to Balasore, since it skipped Bhadrakh back then.

Today (02:33)
Mani Vijay   617 blog posts
Re# 2794728-8            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks! I believe it started going via Cuttack in the early 90s.

Today (02:36)
Mani Vijay   617 blog posts
Re# 2794728-9            Tags   Past Edits
Yes, and go via Naraj Marthapur, Radhakishorepur, Machapur, Kapilas Road. This way, it had to cross the Mahanadi only once and avoid those four bridges on a single line section. This is the route it took when I traveled in the Coro first time in 1983.
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