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Today (15:41)   22412/Arunachal AC SF Express | DEOS/Deoria Sadar (3 PFs) | CNB/WAP-4/22684

Satyam Sharma~   365 blog posts   6 correct pred (45% accurate)
Entry# 3927430            Tags   Past Edits
Purple Morning And Red LHB Makes A Perfect Combo|| Anand Vihar Naharlagun AC S.F At Decent Speed
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Today (15:35)   Bengaluru: Majestic! but not people’s station anymore

Rail Fanning~   226 news posts
Entry# 3927404   News Entry# 365926         Tags   Past Edits
They are called superfast trains, but for passengers paying higher fares on them, there is little difference in the travel time to Bengaluru, mainly because its city railway station is not big enough to accommodate more trains, delaying clearance for many. This is only one of the many problems dogging Bengaluru's Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna (KSR) station, which is badly in need of a makeover
While some railway stations in the country are in the process of getting world class facilities, passengers at Bengaluru’s Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna (KSR) station, popularly known as City Railway Station, continue to put up with poor amenities. Unfortunately, this not only inconveniences them, but also frequently delays them as the station’s 10 platforms are usually congested with 47
trains halting overnight on their tracks.
Although the railways promise faster travel by introducing superfast trains to the city, the lack of space on the tracks at the railway station often delays clearance for them, forcing passengers to endure the same long travel time they are used to despite paying higher fares.
A senior South Western Railway official admits that despite the doubling and electrification of the lines between Mysuru and Bengaluru, the travel time between the two cities has not been cut because the platforms at the City Railway Station are often not free to allow the trains in.
While the solution lies in halting lesser trains at the station, efforts in this direction have failed in the past. A proposal in 2013 to create a shunting yard for trains halting at the city railway station on land occupied by the Binny Mills nearby, was given up because of the huge cost involved. The project , which was supposed to be completed by 2015, has now been shifted to Hejjala near Kengeri. Alongside it, work is underway on upgrading the Byappanahalli station to allow trains arriving in the city from Mysuru to halt there and take some of the pressure away from the City Railway Station.
In the process, the trains from Mysuru running upto Whitfield, Byappanahalli and Kengeri, could act as suburban trains, allowing Bengalureans to use them for local travel as well.
“The work on upgrading the Byappanahalli station has already begun and acquisition of forest land in Hejjala is underway. So soon several trains that are halting overnight at the City Railway Station, will be shifted to these stations and others on its outskirts. But they may not be converted into suburban trains immediately as this requires a high level decision,” the officer explains.
Too many trains, too few platforms
The doubling and electrification of the railway lines between Bengaluru and Mysuru with 66 per cent funding from the state government was greeted with much enthusiasm as it was expected to cut travel time between the two cities. But unfortunately, for passengers little has changed. Although it takes around two hours to reach Mysuru from Bengaluru on the Shatabdi, other trains take up to three or four hours. This despite the fact that several on the route have been upgraded from express to superfast of late. “We don’t know why this is happening. Many trains have been upgraded like the Malgudi Express, which is now called the Malgudi Superfast Express and its fare increased from Rs 60 to Rs 75, but the travel time to the city is still the same. We are confused because we are paying Rs 15 extra but the duration of the journey is no less,” complains Mr Abhilash R, a regular traveller. The problem is that there aren’t enough platforms at Bengaluru’s Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna Bengaluru City Railway Station, which means the trains need to wait at Kengeri or Nayandalli railway stations for clearance, delaying them and inconveniencing passengers, say experts. Mr Yogendra, a railways activist, points out that the congested KSR railway station is not equipped to accommodate a large number of trains. “The KSR railway station needs more platforms. Presently, the trains from Mysuru enter the station only on platforms five to 10,” he notes, suggesting that they could be halted elsewhere and suburban trains introduced on these lines for passenger comfort.

Today (15:40)
Rail Fanning~   3480 blog posts
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• Just as Bangalore city started growing all of a sudden and has ended up with such bad traffic, crumbling infrastructure same has had a cascading effect on its main railway station. Sometimes I do feel that SWR should have been bit more cautious in ensuring that trains are equally spread out to other stations as well like YPR or should have rejected proposals from other divisions of newer trains.
• 47 trains halting overnight is indeed a surprise. YPR is also getting congested. Seems BYPL needs to be developed quickly
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Oct 20 (17:34)   ADRA/Adra Junction (4 PFs)

🚅20822 SRC PUNE HS ♻️~   2264 blog posts   2 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 3920128            Tags   Past Edits
Rajdhani statistics of Adra division from May, 18 to Sept, 18.
Avg: 8; Max.: 19.
Avg: 13; Max.: 27.
to NDLS:
Avg: 2; Max.: 4.
Avg: 17; Max.: 29
Avg: 36; Max.: 65.
Avg: 41; Max.:63
Avg: 3; Max.:12
Avg: 11; Max.: 21

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Divert ShalimarGorakhpur Express via BKSC*^~   5722 blog posts   5035 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 3920128-14            Tags   Past Edits
Kindly go trough the lines. The habit of reading a question carefully before answering is always recommended to avoid mistakes.

Today (14:27)
Divert ShalimarGorakhpur Express via BKSC*^~   5722 blog posts   5035 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 3920128-15            Tags   Past Edits
Fir bhi NDLS-BKSC kaafi seats hai to book in BBS Rajdhani . RNC Rajdhani ka NDL-SBKSC availability always WL rehta hai kyuki 4 seats mazak hai. KQR ko is se zyada seats hai. 1AC to allowed hi nahi kyuki BKSC k passengers garib hai.

Today (15:03)
RB is badly neglecting Eastern Railways~   1229 blog posts   16 correct pred (80% accurate)
Re# 3920128-16            Tags   Past Edits
AFAIK no of people deboarding at a station does not contribute to any revenue to that station. That's why you will see that in any official document which pertains to revenue of stations, railways always tells about the no of "outgoing" passenger or footfall not the incoming one.
Also the seat allocation for Ndls Rnc Rajdhani has been done by NR, not by SER as the train originates from NDLS. So you can put a grievance to NR regarding this quota issue, you may get some reply regarding this from them

Today (15:34)
Divert ShalimarGorakhpur Express via BKSC*^~   5722 blog posts   5035 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 3920128-17            Tags   Past Edits
Even if NR allocated quota, it allocated GN quota for return BKSC-NDLS in same train. So, the same quota should have been given for NDLS-BKSC considering the last station before RNC.

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Yesterday (18:45)   AD/Adoni (4 PFs)

MJ*^~   10377 blog posts   11719 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 3924418            Tags   Past Edits
Proposal to sanction new bullet train from hosapete-adoni-mantralayam-kurnool
Copied from twitter handle of a diehard paramount adoni adherent
Ps-you might ROFL
It goes like this

Santion Ralway project Karnataka Hampi To Kurnool Via Adoni new Bullet Train. Given details in Letter.
Alhaj Afsar click here

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Its time to have CC Cameras along all the railway   871 blog posts   2 correct pred (50% accurate)
Re# 3924418-1            Tags   Past Edits
Ai yaam yaabsalyutli shaakd bai da praposal. I haavent imaajind a bulate trein fram Hampee tu Karnul vaya Aadony. Bat dont vari. Dis dreem vil kam troo.

Today (15:37)
MJ*^~   10377 blog posts   11719 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 3924418-2            Tags   Past Edits
Warry naisely vreetten
Journey Date: Sun Oct 21
12967/Chennai Central - Jaipur SF Express (PT)
Trip Entry# 569534
Number of PNRs on this Trip: 8
BZU/Betul --> BPL/Bhopal Junction
Departure: Today @ 14:05  Class: SL
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Saurabh®~   8414 blog posts   58 correct pred (68% accurate)
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@Pax# 2
Ab to bachcha bachcha jaanne laga hai ki betul se ek hi sawari hai iri par..

Today (15:25)
Saurabh®~   8414 blog posts   58 correct pred (68% accurate)
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@Pax# 2
Hw ac sf from bpl?

Today (15:27)
12649⭐️ KSK ⭐️1... 
Pax# 2
Re# 3924908-15            Tags   Past Edits
at SAHL/Saheli

Today (15:31)
12649⭐️ KSK ⭐️1... 
Pax# 2
Re# 3924908-16            Tags   Past Edits
at TAKU/Taku
Skipping and overtaking NGP ET JHS passenger

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Am in cgsk
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