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Yesterday (14:14)   18048/Amaravati Express (PT) | BAY/Ballari Junction (Bellary) (4 PFs) | GY/WDM-3A/14009

16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~   9267 blog posts   2843 correct pred (93% accurate)
Entry# 4202494            Tags   Past Edits
18048 - Vasco Da Gama - Howrah Amaravati Express was spotted on #January17th2019
⏺️This train was hauled by WDM-3A/GY/Twins i.e, WDM-3A/GY/14009 - #Baldie and WDM-3A/GY/18792 - #WDM3AGY
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12 Public Posts - Yesterday

Yesterday (17:58)
soumikchowdhury67   44 blog posts
Re# 4202494-14            Tags   Past Edits
During my journey in may 2018 it changed its loco in loco from diesel to electric at guntakal jn. But i dont know why scr is doing that confusing in loco change in gooty or guntakal. Being amaravati express belongs to south eastern raily of kharagpur division??

Yesterday (17:59)
soumikchowdhury67   44 blog posts
Re# 4202494-15            Tags   Past Edits
Actually not gooty its guntur.

Yesterday (18:08)
KGF ruling the box officeRocking Star Yash~   6131 blog posts   434 correct pred (59% accurate)
Re# 4202494-16            Tags   Past Edits
Hmm hope so but do you think they can do LC at BAY from Eloco to Dloco and viceversa? I dont think they give LC here they wait for entire GTl-UBL RE and finally their are chances to make LC at UBL for all train coming from GTL-UBL.

Yesterday (18:45)
KGF ruling the box officeRocking Star Yash~   6131 blog posts   434 correct pred (59% accurate)
Re# 4202494-17            Tags   Past Edits
May be due to no LC time at GTL they taking LC at GNT only and also their might be proper LSA can happen at GNT as per its arrival and departure at GNT. Also their might be not gettin enough power in this section to run Eloco for which another deserving train can be run with Eloco as this train anyhow have to get LC at GTL for Dloco.My words all are assumptions better some local member can put light on this isuue.

Yesterday (18:53)
Ranvir Siddhanth~   205 blog posts
Re# 4202494-18            Tags   Past Edits
No. This train arrives GTL in early morning. The no trains to be handled at that time are more. So to avoid LC at GTL, they are running with diesel loco
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Today (06:49)   ग्वालियर-झांसी एक साथ हुआ था काम, ग्वालियर इतना है पीछे

LHB For शान ए भोपाल~   60 news posts
Entry# 4202993   News Entry# 374400         Tags   Past Edits
ग्वालियर. रेलवे स्टेशन पर यात्रियों को लिफ्ट की सुविधा नहीं मिल पा रही है। इसके चलते यात्रियों को काफी दिक्कतों का सामना करना पड़ रहा है। दो साल पहले झांसी मंडल में ग्वालियर और झांसी के लिए लिफ्ट का टेंडर एक साथ हुआ था। ग्वालियर और झांसी में लिफ्ट का काम इस हिसाब से एक साथ पूरा भी होना था, लेकिन यह हो न सका। झांसी में 19 जनवरी को लिफ्ट का उद्घाटन हो भी गया। ग्वालियर रेलवे स्टेशन पर लिफ्ट का सामान लगभग एक साल से प्लेटफॉर्म एक पर रखा है। यहां पर लिफ्ट का काम बीच में ही बंद करने से ठेकेदार का ठेका रेलवे ने खत्म कर दिया है। प्लेटफॉर्म दो और तीन पर कुछ काम हुआ है, लेकिन प्लेटफॉर्म एक पर एक बड़ा गड्डा करके छोड़ दिया गया है।सितंबर में होना था काम पूरारेलवे स्टेशन पर लिफ्ट का काम सितंबर में पूरा होना था, लेकिन बीच में...
ही ठेकेदार ने काम को रोक दिया। इसके चलते लगभग डेढ़ साल से यह काम नहीं हो सका, लेकिन झांसी में यह काम पूरा हो चुका है। इससे वहां पर लिफ्ट का काम शुरू हो गया है।ड्राइंग में है दिक्कतलिफ्ट का काम शुरू से ही परेशानी वाला रहा है। प्लेटफॉर्म एक पर लिफ्ट के लिए रेलवे के इंजीनियरों ने जो ड्राइंग बनाई है। उसमें काफी दिक्कत है। इसके कारण भी ठेकेदार प्लेटफॉर्म एक पर काम करने के लिए तैयार नहीं है। वहीं रेलवे सूत्रों की माने तो प्लेटफॉर्म दो और तीन पर भी कोई ठेकेदार आने को तैयार नहीं है।इनका कहना हैलिफ्ट का काम ठेकेदार बीच में ही छोडकऱ चला गया है। इसके बाद दो बार टेंडर किए लेकिन किसी भी ठेकेदार ने अपनी रुचि नहीं दिखाई है। अब जल्द ही नये ठेकेदारों से संपर्क करके इसका काम कराया जाएगा।
संजय सिंह नेगी, एडीआरएम झांसी मंडल

8 Public Posts - Today

Today (14:15)
⚡22222मुंबई राजधानी एक्सप्रेस22221⚡~   1252 blog posts   23 correct pred (58% accurate)
Re# 4202993-9            Tags   Past Edits
tender kaise allot hote hein aur agar tender change change karna ho toh uska procedure kitna lamba hota hai sabko pata hai?
Dont you remember North-South Corridor gwl-jhs section? company chorkr bhaag gayi thi it took 8-9 year for new company to take over aur ab NHAI kaam karwa rahi hai. Have some logic aap toh ye sab news padhte likhte hein. I dont expect these kind of supports from you.

Today (14:21)
Rajnesh~   309 blog posts
Re# 4202993-10            Tags   Past Edits
मैं सपोर्ट नहीं कर रहा, लेकिन आज-कल टेंडर देते समय इतनी कंडीशन होती है कि कोई delay करता है तो उसका पेमेंट रूकता है etc..etc

Today (15:47)
KGF ruling the box officeRocking Star Yash~   6131 blog posts   434 correct pred (59% accurate)
Re# 4202993-11            Tags   Past Edits
humesha Gwalior aur Jhansi ka 36 ka akda bana detein hein railway wale aur kuch IRI k members bhi.Kab jaakar yeh khatam hoga..

Today (15:51)
LHB For शान ए भोपाल~   1417 blog posts   11 correct pred (57% accurate)
Re# 4202993-12            Tags   Past Edits
Maybe ye kabhi khatam nhi hoga, gwalior Ko proper cheeze dene Mai NCR sbse last m rakhta h.

Today (15:54)
KGF ruling the box officeRocking Star Yash~   6131 blog posts   434 correct pred (59% accurate)
Re# 4202993-13            Tags   Past Edits
Kya sach mein NCR is biased towards Gwalior or its just our thinking for some incidents which might be not intentional by NCR but yup i dont know real things about NCR biased especially neglecting Gwalior only in entire NCR zone.
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Today (13:43)   15626/Agartala - Deoghar Weekly Express (PT) | SBDP/Sabdalpur Junction (3 PFs)

RFJayant~   1566 blog posts   24 correct pred (63% accurate)
Entry# 4203257            Tags   Past Edits
1 compliments
Avery beautiful Sabdalpur JN very well maintained by ECR Just after Munger Rail Bridge, This station is connected to Sahibpur Kamalpur side towards Barauni Jn & on the other side is Umeshnager side towards Khagaria

2 Public Posts - Today

Today (13:53)
Boxer Bhai~   1851 blog posts   92 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 4203257-3            Tags   Past Edits
Paisa barbaat aacha sa washroom ,drinking water bansakta hai

Today (14:42)
❤❤❤Prashanti express ❤❤❤~   1215 blog posts   137 correct pred (82% accurate)
Re# 4203257-4            Tags   Past Edits
U r right
Are you imran sir?
Former admins??

Today (14:45)
🚄सुपरमैन🚄^~   10459 blog posts   22815 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 4203257-5            Tags   Past Edits
Shi kaha

Today (15:16)
Pollster   2758 blog posts
Re# 4203257-6            Tags   Past Edits
Any idea why this sort of coloring even for the ballast between the tracks?
I asked same question, but got no reply /blog/post/4015540

Today (15:44)
I want separate rail budget^~   97331 blog posts   5435 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 4203257-7            Tags   Past Edits
Haan bilkul boxer Bhai ek hi h Iri me.
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Dec 26 2018 (17:27)  

SGupta2003^~   2412 blog posts   543 correct pred (65% accurate)
Entry# 4157323            Tags   Past Edits
History of the diesel loco WDM-3A
The first one was delivered on August 22, 1994, It was then WDM-2C.[3] First 57 units produced till March 1996 (Indian Railway road number 14001-14057) had rounded front hood profile similar to contemporary newer classes of locos built by DLW (WDG3A and WDP1). After that there was a gap of long four years in the WDM3A production line in DLW. These new locomotives had their control stand shifted to the left side of the cabin. Meanwhile, Diesel Loco Modernisation Works (erstwhile Diesel Modification Works which again was known as Diesel Component Works) in Patiala started rebuilding the existing WDM2 locomotives, which had reached midlife, with upgraded powerpacks. DLMW Patiala re-calibrates the powerpack and upgrades the output
power rating to 3100HP.DLW again started building WDM3A from the year 2000 and continued till the end of 2002 with locomotive road numbers in the range 14058-14143. All the locomotives rebuilt by DLMW and later batch from DLW had regular WDM2 type square short hood profile and control stand position. DLW again built WDM3A variant locomotives, during 2005-2006, in the road number range 14144-14167 which were classified as WDM3B due to their difference in bogie design from classic ALCo asymmetrical trimount to HAHS design which was employed in WDG2 and later WDM3D classes too. Most of the WDM3B were later converted to WDM3D. In 2011, DLMW rebuilt locomotive number 16502 as WDM3A and equipped it with an Elctronic Fuel Injection (EFI) system jointly developed by Engine Research Laboratory of IIT Kanpur, Engine Development Directorate of RDSO, and DLMW Patiala.DLMW continues to rebuild WDM2 as WDM3A and recently they have started rebuilding the DLW built WDM3A too when they reach their midlife. Recent rebuilt locomotives are rated at 3300 HP, and from 2009 onward they are equipped with Daulat Ram DBR, and since 2014 they are also equipped with an Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) in the short hood. Some rebuilt locomotives have Co-Co-fabricated ATHS (Advanced Trimount High Speed) bogies instead of ALCo cast-iron type.All the rebuilt WDM3A bear the "-R" suffix to their road numbers.
In 2012 Bangladesh Railway ordered 26 WDM3A from DLW. They are classified as Class 6500 there. These units, however, lack the dynamic braking which happens to be an essential component in their Indian counterparts.

1 Public Posts - Wed Dec 26, 2018

Dec 26 2018 (17:39)
FireFlies~   1486 blog posts   3213 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 4157323-2            Tags   Past Edits
Great trip down the history books

Jan 04 (18:36)
Siddharth^~   1645 blog posts   314 correct pred (52% accurate)
Re# 4157323-6            Tags   Past Edits
The class WDM-3A is Indian Railways' workhorse diesel-electric locomotive. Since 1993, it has been manufactured in India by the Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), Varanasi. The model name stands for broad gauge (W), diesel (D), mixed traffic (M) engine. The WDM-3A is the most common diesel locomotive of Indian Railways. The WDM-3A is a later classification of earlier WDM-2C.These units have been retro-fitted with dual brakes, in addition to the air and vacuum brakes. The WDM-3A locos have a maximum speed of 120 km/h (75 mph). The gear ratio is 65:18.
Type and origin
type - Diesel
Builder - DLW, Diesel Loco Modernisation Works
Model - ALCO DL560C variant
Build date- August 22, 1994, onwards
Total produced
WDM-3A: 1296 as of December 2015
WDM-3D: 510 as of December 2015
WDG-3A: 1145 as of December 2015
Diesel Loco Modernisation Works, Patiala

1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
ALCO Asymmetric cast frame trimount
Wheel diameter
1,092 mm (3 ft 7 in)
12.834 m (42 ft 1 1⁄4 in)
17.12 m (56 ft 2 in)
2.864 m (9 ft 4 3⁄4 in)
4.185 m (13 ft 8 3⁄4 in)
Axle load
18,800 kg (41,400 lb)
Loco weight
112.8 t (111.0 long tons; 124.3 short tons)
Fuel type
Fuel capacity
5,000 L (1,100 imp gal; 1,300 US gal)
Prime mover
ALCO 251-C
RPM range
400 - 1050 rpm
Engine type
V16 Diesel engine
ABB VTC304-15 or Napier NA 295 IR turbocharger
Traction motors
BHEL TA 10102 CW (new), BHEL TG 10931 AZ(old)
Cylinder size
228 mm × 266 mm (8.98 in × 10.47 in)
bore x stroke
Diesel electric
MU working
Train brakes
Air, Vacuum and Dual
Performance figures
Maximum speed
120 km/h (75 mph)
Power output
WDM-3A: 3100 HP, WDM-3D: 3300 HP, WDM-3E: 3500 HP,WDM3F: 3600 HP.
Tractive effort
30.45 t (30 long tons; 34 short tons)
Factor of adh.
Indian Railways
14001-14057, 14058-14143, 16000-, few in 18xxx series and 17xxx series
Cheetah, Prabal, Velociti, Awadh, Firex, Sher Punjab, Veer
All over Indian Railways
The loco is now widely used across India for long distance passenger trains due to its ruggedness and high tractive loads and acceleration.

Jan 04 (19:11)
SGupta2003^~   2412 blog posts   543 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 4157323-7            Tags   Past Edits
Wait m adding

Jan 04 (19:13)
SGupta2003^~   2412 blog posts   543 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 4157323-8            Tags   Past Edits

Today (15:46)
Krishna Kushwaha Kishh Kush~   100 blog posts   74 correct pred (60% accurate)
Re# 4157323-9            Tags   Past Edits
WDM 3D is the most modern and advanced ALCO locomotive....
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1 year on IRI^~   4629 blog posts   32 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 4148803            Tags   Past Edits
Winter special click here

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Today (15:32)
Somanko^~   18351 blog posts   14554 correct pred (95% accurate)
Re# 4148803-22            Tags   Past Edits
Matlab kuch bhi. ICE ka saath RSA hai yah nehi PRR ki?

Today (15:45)
Purulia bound LHB train is dream~   1461 blog posts   17 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 4148803-23            Tags   Past Edits
Haan hai per lhb wala case samajh m nhi aaya

Today (15:48)
Somanko^~   18351 blog posts   14554 correct pred (95% accurate)
Re# 4148803-24            Tags   Past Edits
LHB allotment start hua tha. Kuch coaches milne k baad baand ho gaya. That time HTE had some problem. It can be less parking space for LHB etc. So nahi hua. But jab LHB hogi toh pura set LHB se chalegi. ICE and PRR both. Mujhe pata hai coaches ka conditions bohot kharab hai.

Today (15:53)
snkt17~   4035 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 4148803-25            Tags   Past Edits
Aisa konsa data Dekh k btaa rahe ho ki growth rate mein prr aage hai....achanak aisa Kya ho Gaya ki itne saalon SE nhi lekin ab bhar bhar k log prr se train mein travel kr rahe Hain....growth rate ko parameter maan k rly service nahi deta....u reach a particular level u get the service for simple....prr ko bksc see compare Kon krta hai baar baar PTA hai sabko....bokaro ko gaali kisne di thi or wo Kahan ka rehne Wala hai tmko bhi ptaa hai.... rail employee bol k jhutha data dikha k prr ka revenue bksc see upar dikhaane Wala Kon sbko PTA hai....main fir se bolunga ki apni city k liye demand rakhna or usko justify krna galat nahi hai lekin usko justify krne k liye dusre places ko gaali likhna Galat hai.

Today (15:54)
20817 kindly 🛑✋🚦 at PRR~   763 blog posts   5 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 4148803-26            Tags   Past Edits
No bhai.. Milne par dono ko milega. Ab agar ek bhi rake Lhbfy huwa to RNC ICE(either UP or DN) and PRR Exp(either DN or UP) LHB rake leke jayega in all days except Friday. Two rakes LHB hone par dono hi completely LHbfied ho jayenge.
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