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Rail Fanning
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Today (22:02)   36817/Howrah-Barddhaman Local (via Chord Line) | KQU/Kamarkundu (3 PFs)

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4 Coach EMU Patrolling Special #emuER

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What's their use and significance ?

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whats it patrolling?

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Just a fancy name, "Patrolling Special" over Howrah division, whereas they are "Staff Special" in Sealdah division.
Started after lockdown began, to patrol the route by onboard RPF & carry Rail staffs as well. Their schedule gets changed every now & then. Initially introduced as 4 Car, later upgraded as 6 car, 9 car & now 12 car
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Today (22:50)   02424/New Delhi - Dibrugarh Covid - 19 AC Special

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02424/New Delhi - Dibrugarh Covid - 19 AC Special

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Location : Chipyana Buzurg ?
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Today (10:40)   KSJ/Kasganj Junction (5 PFs) | IZN/YDM-4

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कानपुर - फर्रुखाबाद - कासगंज रूट के कुछ मीटर गेज की यादे।
हेलो दोस्तो कैसे है आप सब लोग।
दोस्तो मैं उम्मीद करता हूं कि आप सब लोग अच्छे होंगे।
दोस्तो आज मैं आप लोगो को कानपुर - फर्रुखाबाद - कासगंज - मथुरा रूट के मीटर गेज के बारे मे बताने जा रहा हूँ।
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इसमे कुछ जानकारी अधूरी भी हो सकती है , अगर आप को इसके बारे मे जानकारी हो तो आप नीचे Comment Section मे लिखना ना भूलियेगा।
दोस्तो अगर बात करे कानपुर - फर्रुखाबाद - कासगंज - मथुरा रूट के बारे मे तो यह रूट आज से ठीक 12 साल Metre Gauge हुआ करता था और उस समय कुछ महत्वपूर्ण एक्सप्रेस ट्रेने जैसे कि कान्यकुम्बज एक्सप्रेस , पवन एक्सप्रेस , कानपुर - मथुरा एक्सप्रेस और सवारी गाड़ियां भी चला करती थी।
दोस्तो वास्तव मे उस समय IZN YDM4 लोकोमोटिव की वो आवाज़ बहुत ही रोमांचकारी हुआ करती थी।
लेकिन दोस्तो Technology के बदलाव के साथ साथ हमको अपने आप को भी बदलना होता है।
ऐसा ही कुछ हुआ हमारी Kanpur - Farrukhabad - Kasganj - Mathura मीटर गेज लाइन के साथ।
दोस्तो साल 2006 मे kanpur - Farrukhabad रूट पर आमान परिवर्तन का कार्य शुरू हो गया।
फिर अगली बारी थी Farrukhabad - Kasganj रूट की , इसका भी अंत नज़दीक आ चुका था।
फिर करीब 2008 मे कासगंज - मथुरा रूट के आमान परिवर्तन की बारी आ चुकी थी।
दोस्तो फिर Kanpur - Farrukhabad -Kasganj - Mathura रूट पर मीटर गेज का अस्तित्व पूरी तरह से समाप्त हो गया।
अब वो मीटर गेज के छोटे से लाल डिब्बे और वो मीटर गेज की शान YDM 4 लोकोमोटिव अब फिर कभी इस रूट पर देखने को नही मिलेगा।
खेर दोस्तो वक़्त के साथ साथ सब कुछ बदलना पड़ता है।
आखिरकार दोस्तो 125 साल पुरानी Kanpur - Kasganj - Mathura मीटर गेज। का अंत हो ही गया।
दोस्तो फिर साल 2009 के मई के महीने मे kasganj - Mathura लाइन का आमान परिवर्तन पूरा हो गया।
फिर कासगंज से मथुरा के बीच बड़ी लाइन यानी कि Broad Gauge की पहली ट्रेन May 2009 मे ही चली थी।
दोस्तो उम्मीद करता हूँ कि आपको यह मीटर गेज की पुरानी यादे जरूर पसंद आई होंगी।
आपका बहुत बहुत धन्यवाद इस मीटर गेज के अस्तित्व को जानने के लिए 🙏🙏
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What is the route of Pawan Express & Kanyakumbaz Express On Meter Gauge.

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Kanpur MG - Farrukhabad - Kasganj hii thaa...
But abb jyaada achhe se Yaad nahi h mujhe...
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Yesterday (09:47)   12419/Gomti Express | ETW/Etawah Junction (5 PFs) | BRC/WAP-4E

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इटावा जंक्शन से हाथरस जंक्शन तक की यात्रा गोमती एक्सप्रेस मे।
PART 2 टूंडला जंक्शन से हाथरस जंक्शन तक।
जिन दोस्तो ने मेरी यात्रा का PART 1 इटावा जंक्शन से टूंडला जंक्शन तक नही देखा है तो नीचे Link दिया हुआ है। आप वहाँ जाए और मेरी यात्रा का PART 1 जरूर से देखे।
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तो दोस्तो हम लोग करीब एक बजे टूंडला जंक्शन पहुँच चुके थे। ट्रेन करीब 1 घंटे 45 मिनट लेट हो चुकी थी। टूंडला जंक्शन के प्लेटफॉर्म नंबर 2 पर हमारी ट्रेन का आगमन हुआ। खाने-पीने का सामान बेचने वाले विक्रेताओं की वो भीड़ और ट्रेन मे यात्रियों की भीड़ काफी ज्यादा हो गयी थी। दोस्तो गोमती एक्सप्रेस कानपुर , फफुंद , इटावा , फ़िरोज़ाबाद , टूंडला के व्यापारियों की पसंदीदा ट्रेन होने की वजह से अक्सर इसमे काफी भीड़ रहती है। यहाँ तक कि जनरल कोच मे ज़्यादा भीड़ होने के वजह से लोग Chair Car मे भी आ जाते है जिससे कि Chair Car मे भी काफी ज्यादा भीड़ हो जाती है।
दोस्तों टूंडला जंक्शन पर लगभग 5 मिनट के बाद हमारी ट्रेन को हरा सिग्नल दे दिया जाता है। फिर 10 किमी प्रति घंटे की रफ्तार से हमारी ट्रेन वहाँ से चलने लगती है। टूंडला जंक्शन से 100 मीटर आगे निकलते ही वहाँ पर काफी सारे गैंगमैन थे जो कि नई दिल्ली - कानपुर डाउन लाइन का Maintenance कर रहे थे। क्योंकि 11:30 AM से लेकर 02:30 PM तक कोई भी सुपरफास्ट ट्रेन नही होती है।
इसलिए इस खाली समय मे काफी टाइम मिल जाता है इन पटरियों की Maintenance करने मे।
दोस्तो अब बारी हो चुकी थी टूंडला के Frieght Yard को पार करने की। टूंडला के Frieght Yard के ठीक आगे ही एक Flyover निकलता है जो कि टूंडला जंक्शन के प्लेटफार्म नंबर 5 को आगरा वाली लाइन से जोड़ता है। जैसे ही हमने उस Flyover को पार किया तभी हाल ही Loco Pilot ने ट्रेन की रफ्तार को बढ़ाना शुरू कर दिया था।
सच्ची मे दोस्तो वडोदरा WAP 4 का Acceleration बड़ा ही कमाल का था। करीब 1 मिनट 50 सेकंड मे हमारी ट्रेन ने लगभग 90 किमी की रफ्तार पकड़ ली थी।
दोस्तो ठीक 4 मिनट बाद अब बारी थी मितावली स्टेशन को पार करने की।
हमारी ट्रेन मितावली स्टेशन को तेज रफ़्तार मे पार करी।
फिर इसके बाद अगला स्टेशन बरहन जंक्शन को पार करने का वक़्त आ गया था।
लेकिन बदकिस्मती से बरहन जंक्शन पर पहुँचते ही ट्रेन की रफ़्तार कम होने लग गयी और बरहन जंक्शन के Starter Signal तक पहुँचते पहुँचते ट्रेन की रफ़्तार 50 किमी प्रति घंटा हो गयी।
बरहन जंक्शन के बारे मे मैं अगर बात करूं तो बरहन जंक्शन एक जंक्शन स्टेशन है जहाँ से की एक Branch Line टूंडला - एटा लाइन जाती है।
टूंडला - एटा लाइन पर मात्र दो जोड़ी सवारी गाड़ी चलती है।
लेकिन जैसे ही कासगंज - एटा लाइन जुड़ती है वैसे ही इस रूट पर ट्रेनों की संख्या मे वृद्धि देखने को मिलेगी।
खैर दोस्तो अभी तो फिलहाल काफी वक़्त लग जाएगा वेसे भी कल किसने देखा है।
तो दोस्तो बरहन जंक्शन को पार करने के बाद हमारी ट्रेन ने वापस से Accelerate करना शुरू कर दिया और लगभग डेढ़ किमी के बाद हमारी ट्रेन अपनी अधिकतम गति 110 किमी प्रति घंटे की रफ़्तार को छुई।
अब बारी थी अगले स्टेशन Chamrola को पार करने की।
Chamrola स्टेशन से ठीक पहले हमारी मुलाकात ट्रैन नंबर 64154 अलीगढ़ - टूंडला MEMU के साथ हुई जो काफी खचा-खच भरी हुई थी। यह ट्रेन पुरानी दिल्ली से कानपुर सेंट्रल के बीच चलने वाले एक रोजाना ट्रेन है।
यह ट्रेन अपने चार Sections ( 64152 Old Delhi - Aligarh , 64154 Aligarh - Tundla ,64158 Tundla - Etawah & 64156 Etawah - Kanpur) मे चलती है जो कि अपनी यात्रा का 434 किमी की दूरी को लगभग 12 घंटे 30 मिनट मे तय करती है।
दोस्तो अब Chamrola स्टेशन को पार करने के बाद अब बारी थी Jalesar Road स्टेशन को पार करने की।
जलेसर रोड स्टेशन पर हमने एक Frieght ट्रेन को ओवरटेक किया था जो कि तुगलकाबाद WAG 9 लोकोमोटिव के साथ लूप थी।
सही मे वड़ोदरा WAP 4 की Honking कमाल की थी और बार बार Loco Pilot हॉर्न को बजा रहा था और ट्रेन अपनी पूरी 110 किमी प्रति घंटे की रफ़्तार से दौड़ रही थी।
क्योंकि गोमती एक्सप्रेस पहले से ही लगभग 1 घंटा 45 मिनट की देरी से चल रही थी।
इसलिए ट्रेन अपनी लेटलतीफी को थोड़ा Cover Up भी कर रही थी। दोस्तो Barhan Jn से लेकर Hathras Junction कर आउटर तक तक ट्रेन लगातार अपनी 110 किमी प्रति घंटे की रफ़्तार मे दौड़ रही थी।
तो दोस्तो अब बारी आ चुकी थी अपने गंतव्य स्टेशन Hathras Junction पर पहुँचने की।
हम लोगो ने अपना अपना सामान Ready कर लिया था। ट्रेन ठीक 1 बजकर 37 मिनट पर हाथरस जंक्शन स्टेशन पहुँची।
दोस्तो अब वक़्त हो चला था गोमती एक्सप्रेस से अलविदा लेने का।
मन बिल्कुल भी नही मान रहा था कि हाथरस जंक्शन पर उतरे। मन कर रहा था कि नई दिल्ली तक गोमती एक्सप्रेस मे ही यात्रा करूँ।
दोस्तो वेसे हाथरस जंक्शन से मेरी Connecting ट्रेन 55338 अछनेरा - कासगंज पैसेंजर थी। जिससे कि मुझे कासगंज जंक्शन जाना था जो कि मेरा Home Station है।
लेकिन बदकिस्मती मेरी Connecting ट्रेन हाथरस रोड रेलवे स्टेशन से ठीक 1 बजकर 25 मिनट पर ही निकल चुकी थी।
लेकिन हमारी गोमती एक्सप्रेस हाथरस जंक्शन पर 1 बजकर 37 मिनट पर पहुँची थी।
फिर हम हाथरस जंक्शन स्टेशन से बाहर निकल कर बस का इंतज़ार करने लगे।
उस गर्मी के वक़्त हमारी हालात खराब हो गयी थी एक तो इतनी तेज धूप और ऊपर से हमारी Connecting ट्रेन भी छूट चुकी थी।
तो फिर दोस्तो लगभग 30 मिनट के इंतज़ार के बाद हमको एक बस आती दिखाई दी जो कि Mathura से आ रही थी। बस मे बहुत भीड़ थी। ठीक 2 बजकर 15 मिनट पर हम लोग बस मे सवार हुए और कासगंज तक का टिकट कटवाया। और Finally ठीक 3 बजकर 45 मिनट पर हम अपने घर Kasganj पहुँच चुके थे।
तो दोस्तो यह था मेरी पहली LHB गोमती एक्सप्रेस की यात्रा का Experience
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But jab Mei June 2019 mei Travel Kiya thaa 20801 Magadh Express mei Kanpur to Aligarh...
Tab Barhan Jn pr loop huyi thii Magadh
Uske baad 12581 MUV-NDLS SF & 12435 JYG-ANVT Garib Rath ne OT maara thaa meri train ko...
Tabh Dono Trains 100+ Niki thii...

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Ho skta hai ki coincidence ho.. aapne journeybki tab bhi TSR tha.. maine journey ki tab bhi TSR tha. 😅

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Hahahaha 😂😂😂
Pta nahi uss din kya hua thaa
12581 & 12435 dono 100+ Nikli thii

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Today (20:40)   17321/Hubballi - Mumbai LTT Weekly Express (Via Vijaypura) | KAD/Khandala (3 PFs) | UBL/WDP-4D/40522

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Travelogue on Mumbai - Pune - Mumbai trip.
PART - 2 : /blog/post/4636107
for PART - 1: /blog/post/4631299
PART - 3 : Onboard 17321 Huballi - LTT Weekly Express.
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utkrisht rakes of deccan express was parked in the platform – 4 before our train started departing from pune. Our train cleared the loop lines slowly. Meanwhile we were passing through the loco trip shed and pit lines in pune station outer, forgot myself for a minute when I saw the rake of indrayani express being parked in the pitline. For a second, I recalled the wonderful moments I had when I was onboard the same that day morning. Saw some locos like ajni and Vadodara based WAP – 7 class locomotives, Ghaziabad based WAP – 7 with big P – 7 fonts in loco. KYN based WCAM – 2 and 3 class locomotives, bhusaval based WAP – 4 class locomotive, some WAG – 9 locomotive, pune based WDM – 2 locos which were used for shunting and some WDP – 4D locomotives too. As usual, snapped the pictiures of the same. We entered the mainline, crossed mutha river bridge and started accelerating steadily. We started moving out of the pune suburbs. Being a sunny day, the place where I sat near the door and the door handle, I was holding for balance was hot to touch, but yes adjusted meanwhile. We curved through Shivajinagar station in a good speed and as we were speeding, thought that we would anyway reach khandala around 15:30 hrs max and enjoy the available time there.
Also, checked the opposite pairs of trains that could possibly cross us. The first candidate that we are supposed to cross is 16339 mumbai csmt – Nagercoil express, i.e. mr. Nagercoil as called fondly by railfans in that region. Thought that somehow will capture this train at khandala itself. Mean while we crossed khadki and dapodi stations in good speed, as we neared kasarwadi, train started slowing down. From kasarwadi, train started moving slowly. Thought that it is negotiating temporary speed restriction and some how will pick up speed after leaving the station. But even after leaving the station, the train moved with the same speed. Did not suspect the situation initially. It was moving say in 50 – 60 kmph speed, was maintaining that, skipped pimpri station. Few minutes after we left pimpri station, we slowed down further. Thought that it was one another temporary speed restriction and was hoping that the train would move further in a good speed after negotiating that.
As we passed few kilometers, we started looping into a station. Initially thought that we are skipping this station in loop since there possibly could be some work happening in the main line of that station or may be some goods train or departmental vehicle could have been parked there. Moving further, we entered a platform which was in good height. The name board read it as chinchwad. As we moved further, I peeped into the mainline to see if such things which I mentioned above was there. But in reality, nothing was there. Realised that the main line was free. Meanwhile my train further decelerated and came to a halt. Our coach was at the end of the platform and the luggage coach in front of out coach was already out of the platform. People standing near the door in my coach they got down and was standing. There was a bit of shade near my coach though it was a scorching sunny day. Rested my big bag near the door and went to the door exactly in the opposite side. Peeped the signal there and it was red. Again, came to my side, the same prevailed. All the signals were red.
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Now that train halted, meanwhile, purchased some water bottles. Announcements were continuously made in three languages that some set of local trains between pune and lonavala are cancelled. Was hearing that, standing for some 10 minutes in the platform as I felt sleepy. Then went and occupied my place near the door and sat. was peeping into the screen of mobile phone of the fellow passenger who was literally lying down near the door, some random telugu film was running. After 20 odd minutes that we departed chinchwad, finally got relieved. While checking the running status of the 16339 train, it showed that it had already crossed karjat jn. Now started accelerating, thought that atleast within some 40 – 50 minutes that probably we could reach khandala. We slowly started moving out of the pune mahanagar and started seeing some dry terrains and some tall trees. These locations used to be so green during monsoon and winter seasons.
Skipped akurdi in decent speed, after which we were decelerating slowly and meanwhile, we were again looped into some station. The station board said it is dehu road. Slowly moving into the loop line, again halted here. Panicked as I realised that time available for me to explore khandala was decreasing badly. This time, our coach was outside the platform. I moved bit inside the coach since I was sitting very near the door. Some passengers who got down when this train stopped, took those places near the edge of the door. now was checking the position of trains that I am about to cross, 16339 nagercoil express was already nearing lonavala. So, anyways that I won’t be spotting this train at khandala. Somehow consoled myself that this is the only train that I would be possibly missing. Meanwhile other trains were leaving their source on time. A loud honk was made by EMD locomotive after 25 minutes, and we slowly cleared the loop.
As we cleared the loop, we were slowly gaining the speed. And one railway line without overhead pole was coming and was amalgating with the main tracks. Was wondering where this line arises from and the nearby areas suggested that it could probably come from one of the military sidings. Then as we picked up decent speed, was maintaining at 40 – 50 kmph. Again, some railway lines were amalgating and bifurcating, the terrain and some mountains were visible, enjoying the nature, skipped begdewadi. Now only slowly started to realise that morning between kanhe and kamshet, for some kilometers that my train and the train which crossed me in opposite direction was moving nearly at 10 – 15 kmph and possibly that some works may happen there.
Simultaneously, expected 16339 nagercoil express to cross us at any time. After crossing ghorewadi, slowed down agan to some 30 kmph, was moving slowly. Looped again and we slowly entered Talegaon. Was expecting to stop here for 20 more minutes as it happened in chinchwad and dehu road. But, for my surprise, even after seeing the other end of the platform, the train was kept moving and yes, it even cleared the loop. But even after clearing the loop, we did accelerate but the train was moving in the speed of 40 – 50 kmph till vadgaon outer where again it decelerated. As we departed vadgaon, we moved very slowly for a bit and we stopped for some 5 minutes. Again, the train left with a loud honk slowly, moved at around 10 – 15 kmph for roughly few hundred meters and again we halted for 10 another minutes. Could see a group of people working near the tracks. The passengers onboard enquired about the work going on there to the workers and they replied back.
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Actually, near kanhe, a manned level crossing was being replaced by the rail underpass. And that work, since was in its final stage, everyone was working hard there. Our train and the train which is about to cross us in the opposite direction was badly delayed already. We started moving few hundred meters further after which again our train halted. Now a greater number of workers could be seen near the tracks as we were near to that levelled crossing. Was hearing a low tone honk from distance, but ignored it for that moment. That honk intensified after some moment, also came near me. Then mr. Nagercoil i.e, 16339 with kalyan based WCAM – 3 locomotive crossed us in a very slow speed.
After this train had passed us, even I felt as if I was moving slowly, yes, our train started moving very slowly, maintained in the same speed and crossed that manned level crossing where the work was going on. Saw an inspection trolley lying near the track. And as our train cleared that spot slowly, we maintained that speed till kanhe station. A ray of hope burst into me as we left that spot. As our train left kanhe, we slowly accelerated to 60 kmph speed, maintained that till kamshet. Our train negotiated kamshet curve beautifully. Now, a ray of hope bursted out in me and I felt extremely happy as some how we started moving in a good speed and was nearing my dream destination i.e. khandala. Now my train accelerated madly and hit the top speed. Simultaneously could hear the loud honk of EMD locomotive and a kalyan based WDP – 4D with 17222 lokmanya tilak – Kakinada biweekly crossed us in a very good speed. Crossed malavli in no time and we arrived lonavala.
As per the passenger time table for this train 17321 hubli – lokmanya tilak express, there is no scheduled halt at lonavala but still it halted for break testing. This train did not have khandala halt too as per the time table, but strongly believed that it will halt again there for break testing. I checked the running status of 17031 mumbai csmt – Hyderabad express, it had already departed khandala. Meanwhile, I got some water bottles, packed my bag. We descended slowly towards khandala, as we slowly started descending the lonavala, could hear the majestic chugging of the kalyan based WDM – 3D class locomotive ascending to lonavala platform – 1 hauling the Mumbai csmt – Hyderabad express.
I was still four kilometers away from the khandala, but still that I have missed three trains already which I could have spotted in khandala owing to the delay of my train, also those three trains too were delayed nearly half an hour. I was thinking about it and also was planning to spend the remaining time effectively in khandala. Still I had not completed this mind calculation, khandala has arrived already and I deboarded as soon as possible from my train since it is a technical halt, my train could depart at anytime. Walked slowly to the foot over bridge, came to platform 2 and 3 and settled myself in end of the platform towards lonavala. that particular location was scenic. Meanwhile took pictures of train board of 17321 hubli – lokmanya tilak express around 16:40 hrs, and the same train left khandala slowly.
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With mixed feelings, I opened a water bottle to quench my thirst.
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