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California Zephyr Dec 9*^~   11712 blog posts   2590 correct pred (84% accurate)
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HJ HJ HJ Happy journey bro HJ Zahaib Bhau
Hello fellow IRIans. If details of train travel in the United States intrigues you by any magnitude, you may want to follow this blog as I plan to bring about live updates of my maiden train journey aboard the Amtrak (AMerica-TRAcK) this week.
I'd start off in the town of Cincinnati, Ohio on the 9th of December, 01:40 local time (9th Dec 12:10 hrs IST) on board Cardinal #51. This train runs between New York and Chicago (via Washington DC, Cincinnati and Indianapolis). The scheduled arrival of the Cardinal at Chicago will be 10:00 hrs on the same day (21:30 hrs IST).
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a buffer of 4 hours, I plan to board the second longest train of the country, The California Zephyr #5, all the way to Emeryville, San Francisco. This 3900 kms (2438 mi) journey (through what they call the most scenic route of the country) is expected to be 52 hours long as the scheduled arrival at Emeryville is 16:20 on December 11th (Dec 12, 05:50 IST).
Hoping the trip to pan out as expected and make up for the void of missing IR.
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Cardinal Timetable --- Cardinal Route Guide
California Zephyr Timetable --- California Zephyr Route Guide

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Today (05:36)
California Zephyr Dec 9*^~   11712 blog posts   2590 correct pred (84% accurate)
Re# 2852096-78            Tags   Past Edits
Yes sir, they very well do. I plan to take one at some point once I'm familiar with Amtrak. :)

  
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Today (05:37)
California Zephyr Dec 9*^~   11712 blog posts   2590 correct pred (84% accurate)
Re# 2852096-79            Tags   Past Edits
Not this time, but yeah if and when I plan to come, I'll let you know. :)

  
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Today (05:39)
California Zephyr Dec 9*^~   11712 blog posts   2590 correct pred (84% accurate)
Re# 2852096-80            Tags   Past Edits
We arrived Grand Junction 20 minutes ahead of schedule. On MPS since then.

  
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Today (05:44)
California Zephyr Dec 9*^~   11712 blog posts   2590 correct pred (84% accurate)
Re# 2852096-81            Tags   Past Edits
The route in the morning offered no internet, a low pace but amazing sceneries.

  
The vistadome Observation car. All passengers can come and sit here, have a drink, play cards, read a book, contemplate their existence, have life changing thoughts et cetera.
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PS: Most pics for today are in the cam. I'll upload em later.
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Journey Date: Sat Dec 09
12840/Chennai Central - Howrah Mail (PT)
Trip Entry# 274234  PNR Entry# 2873733
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Number of PNRs on this Trip: 4
Pax# 1
Class: SL
MAS/Chennai Central --> HWH/Howrah Junction
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Train Status: 20m late
Last Update: at EE/Eluru @ Yesterday (07:42)
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Yesterday (07:41)
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at PRH/Powerpet
Just crossed

  
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Yesterday (07:42)
Pax# 1
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at EE/Eluru
Arrived

  
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Today (04:48)
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Trip has ENDED
  
#Offlink 12112 Amravati-Mumbai Superfast with KYN WAG 9H.
Awes bhai! As you said its departed with WAG 9 from Mumbai. Here is it.
Source: Self

  
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Today (00:50)
【The Rail Thing】®~   605 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2875358-1            Tags   Past Edits
Great Capture bro 👌

  
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Today (01:08)
Awes Khan*^~   49029 blog posts   2182 correct pred (78% accurate)
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2 surprise #Offlink with Amravati-Mumbai SuperFast.

  
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Today (03:39)
Satish   371 blog posts
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Great Capture! never thought this train would hauled by WAG9
  
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Yesterday (18:07)   15560/Ahmedabad - Darbhanga Jansadharan Weekly Express (UnReserved) | MML/Madan Mahal (3 PFs) | KTE/WDM-3C/16774R

DJ™^~   15711 blog posts   185636 correct pred (77% accurate)
Entry# 2874184            Tags   Past Edits
Aggressive chugging alco rolls off MML with a rhythmic track sound leading 45 mins late 15560 ADI-DBG Jansadharan Exp on a sunny evening
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