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Today (08:36)   Karnataka may get a few new trains during poll year

knkprasad956*^~   536 news posts
Entry# 3006018   News Entry# 327073         Tags   Past Edits
Announcements likely during commissioning of Bengaluru-Mysuru rly. electrification by Narendra Modi this month-end or first week of Feb.
MANGALURU
The long awaited commissioning of Bengaluru-Mysuru double line electrification is likely to be done by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the State on January 28.
With ensuing State Assembly elections, the Prime Minister is also likely to announce a few new trains,
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including Humsafar Express from Mysuru. Sources in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Mr. Modi would be attending the valedictory of the Parivartana rally of the State BJP. He may combine an official programme with the party programme.
Though the Commissioner of Railway Safety (Southern Circle) had authorised South Western Railway (SWR) to operate electric loco-hauled trains between Bengaluru and Mysuru on December 14, 2017, the same was not commissioned ostensibly awaiting clearance from the Prime Minister’s Office.
This is nothing but criminal waste of public money, quipped K.N. Krishna Prasad, a rail enthusiast from Bengaluru who said the cost of operating a diesel-loco train is more than double the cost of operating an electric-loco hauled train. While a diesel loco guzzles diesel worth about Rs. 42,000 between Bengaluru and Mysuru, an electric loco would consume electricity worth about Rs. 17,000, he noted.
Lokesh, another rail enthusiast from Bengauru, said SWR should not have delayed operating electric loco-hauled trains on the section.
New trains
Meanwhile, the PMO has reportedly taken keen interest in announcing a few new trains during the commissioning of the line and has taken details from SWR and the Railway Board.
Sources in SWR told The Hindu that at least one conventional rake of four passenger trains operating between the two cities would be replaced by a Mainline Electrical Multiple Unit (MEMU), to begin with. Though SWR has received three sets of MEMU with 8 cars each, the engineering department has to form a new rake with 16 cars. Unlike formation of conventional rakes with coupling method, forming a MEMU rake is quite difficult and takes more time. Once a 16-car rake is formed, another 16-car MEMU rake would be formed using available cars in the zone. Totally, two sets of passenger trains would be replaced with MEMU rakes.
Humsafar Express
Even as a new Humsafar Express rake has arrived at Mysuru, the PMO is yet to finalise the destination to which it would operate from Mysuru, the sources said.
The Railway Board has taken SWR’s feedback on operating this all 3-tier AC train with 16 coaches train to Kacheguda, Kochuveli, Howrah, Vijayawada, Guwahati and Chennai, sources added.
Meanwhile, FKCCI member Prakash Mandoth has urged Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to run this train to Udaipur as the other six cities are well connected with Karnataka. If run to Udaipur, the train will traverse 800 km covering 11 districts in Karnataka, he said.

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SRG*^~   36349 blog posts   198818 correct pred (76% accurate)
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Sure what you have mentioned is right but full AC won't fetch a good SF with 5-6 AC coaches & TT around 20 Hrs atleast between SBC-Mumbai would be great, can add 2 hrs for SBC-MYS :)

  
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SWR Superfast trains for BAY GDG BJP section~   1290 blog posts   235 correct pred (53% accurate)
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This is what i felt bro can when they going to run trains in interior parts of karnataka. They may run via Hubballi BGM Miraj but they think double standards to run via CTA,BAY,HPT,GDG,BJP these ppl dont deserve good trains connectivity...

  
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Today (16:02)
Vistadome for Dudhsagar~   4641 blog posts   333 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 3006018-17            Tags   Past Edits
Sab ke sab mile hue hain so much demand and unable to run SF conflicting stmt

  
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SWR Superfast trains for BAY GDG BJP section~   1290 blog posts   235 correct pred (53% accurate)
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It would have been great if it was Mysore Mumbai Humsafar with Halts at Bangalore , Dharmavaram, Guntakal,Ballari,Hosapete,Koppal, Gadag, Bagalkot , Bijapur, Solapur, Daund, Pune, Kalyan, Mumbai . Friday departure from Mysore and Saturday arrival at Mumbai , similarly Sunday departure at Mumbai, Early morning arrival at SBC and proceeds to Mysore

  
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Vistadome for Dudhsagar~   4641 blog posts   333 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 3006018-19            Tags   Past Edits
Even if we not get KSK via Gdg-Bjp. There is demand for weekly Ubl-Nzm a kind of Karnataka Exp clone from Sur to Delhi, we may get that soon.

  
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Today (14:25)
22318 jammu tawi sealdah humsafar exp   16 blog posts
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Is this humsufar exp22318

  
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Today (15:13)
King in the North~   2855 blog posts   84 correct pred (68% accurate)
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22193

  
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Today (15:20)
JBP ET OHE OMG 😲~   15553 blog posts   22 correct pred (43% accurate)
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Ab ye hbj kaha se phuch gya rkae 😒

  
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Arpan Pal~   1824 blog posts   4 correct pred (70% accurate)
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WCR has decided to run 22193 from HBJ instead of JBP.
Just kidding, Sirf PC h SEB k LHB rake k saath HBJ aaya h.

  
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JBP ET OHE OMG 😲~   15553 blog posts   22 correct pred (43% accurate)
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Kitne coach aa gye seb k ?
Photos b please especially base ki :P
  
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Today (04:28)   SIKR/Sikar Junction (3 PFs)

divyanshu~   98 blog posts
Entry# 3005801            Tags   Past Edits
Sikar junction pr 4th platform bn rha h

  
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BGKT WDP4^~   20177 blog posts   498 correct pred (58% accurate)
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Yard ka kaam kitna % hua ?

  
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divyanshu~   98 blog posts
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Abi to platform ka hi kam chal rha h, 4-5 din pahle new tracks aaye h, sayad ek line or dalenge

  
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divyanshu~   98 blog posts
Re# 3005801-3            Tags   Past Edits
Sikar ke 4th pf ko passanger or goods train dono ke hisab se bnaya ja rha h
  
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Oct 14 2017 (12:33)   दिल्ली-मुंबई के बीच अब सस्ती राजधानी

PADMAN And PADMAAVAT On January 25^~   4466 news posts
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नई दिल्ली, प्रेट्र : दीपावली के अवसर पर रेलवे दिल्ली और मुंबई के बीच एक नई राजधानी एक्सप्रेस ट्रेन चलाकर अपने यात्रियों को नई सौगात देने जा रहा है। खास यह है कि इसकी रफ्तार पहले वाली राजधानी एक्सप्रेस से अधिक और किराया कम होगा। 1रेलवे बोर्ड की ओर से कहा गया है कि यह विशेष ट्रेन 16 अक्टूबर को हजरत निजामुद्दीन से बांद्रा टर्मिनस के लिए चलेगी। दिल्ली-मुंबई के बीच बीच चल रही दो राजधानी एक्सप्रेस के मुकाबले नई ट्रेन दो घंटे कम समय में गंतव्य तक पहुंच जाएगी। साथ ही किराये में भी 600 से 800 रुपये तक कम खर्च होंगे। रेलवे बोर्ड के सदस्य (यातायात) मोहम्मद जमशेद ने बताया, ‘यह विशेष राजधानी एक्सप्रेस प्राथमिक तौर पर तीन महीने के लिए चलेगी। सप्ताह में तीन दिन चलने वाले इस ट्रेन का परिचालन 16 अक्टूबर से 16 जनवरी तक होगा।नई दिल्ली, प्रेट्र : दीपावली के अवसर पर रेलवे दिल्ली और...
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मुंबई के बीच एक नई राजधानी एक्सप्रेस ट्रेन चलाकर अपने यात्रियों को नई सौगात देने जा रहा है। खास यह है कि इसकी रफ्तार पहले वाली राजधानी एक्सप्रेस से अधिक और किराया कम होगा। 1रेलवे बोर्ड की ओर से कहा गया है कि यह विशेष ट्रेन 16 अक्टूबर को हजरत निजामुद्दीन से बांद्रा टर्मिनस के लिए चलेगी। दिल्ली-मुंबई के बीच बीच चल रही दो राजधानी एक्सप्रेस के मुकाबले नई ट्रेन दो घंटे कम समय में गंतव्य तक पहुंच जाएगी। साथ ही किराये में भी 600 से 800 रुपये तक कम खर्च होंगे। रेलवे बोर्ड के सदस्य (यातायात) मोहम्मद जमशेद ने बताया, ‘यह विशेष राजधानी एक्सप्रेस प्राथमिक तौर पर तीन महीने के लिए चलेगी। सप्ताह में तीन दिन चलने वाले इस ट्रेन का परिचालन 16 अक्टूबर से 16 जनवरी तक होगा।

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अब ये ट्रेन नियमित हो गयी है। इसका सफर जारी रहेगा।

  
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BGKT WDP4^~   20177 blog posts   498 correct pred (58% accurate)
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No...abhi special hai.
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at KMT/Khammam
Departed. Kerala with 22258 ED WAP4

  
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GUU/Gundratimadugu 5 km<-->6 km MABD/Mahbubabad: 1h 0m late
Crawling

  
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Pax# 7
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at WL/Warangal: 1h 9m late
Departed.

  
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at KZJ/Kazipet Junction
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