Spotting
 Timeline
 Travel Tip
 Trip
 Race
 Social
 Greeting
 Poll
 Img
 PNR
 Pic
 Blog
 News
 Conf TL
 RF Club
 Convention
 Monitor
 Admin
 Bookmark
 Rating
 Correct
 Wrong
 Stamp
 HJ
 Vote
 Pred
 @
 FM Alert
 FM Approval
 Pvt
Forum Super Search
 ↓ 
×
HashTag:
Freq Contact:
Member:
Posting Date From:
Posting Date To:
Blog Category:
Train Type:
Train:
Station:
ONLY with Pic/Vid:
Sort by: Date:     Word Count:     Popularity:     
Public:    Pvt: Monitor:    RailFan Club:    

Search
  Go  
Full Site Search
  Full Site Search  
 
Mon Jan 21 15:56:14 IST
Home
Trains
ΣChains
Atlas
PNR
Forum
Gallery
News
FAQ
Trips/Spottings
Login
Feedback
Post BlogPost Trn TipPost Stn TipAdvanced Search
Filters:

Page#    432170 Blog Entries  next>>
  
Info Update
0 Followers
1204 views
★★
Yesterday (11:04)   NDLS/New Delhi (16 PFs)

SP Sharma^~   2277 blog posts   2964 correct pred (82% accurate)
Entry# 4202336            Tags   Past Edits
Great news #Delhi NCR people coming day fast local trial.

2 Public Posts - Yesterday

  
397 views
Yesterday (15:48)
ALL TIME GREAT~   3248 blog posts   26 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 4202336-4            Tags   Past Edits
Sahibabad & Tilak Bridge also needed as it is a local train...

  
398 views
Yesterday (15:50)
ALL TIME GREAT~   3248 blog posts   26 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 4202336-5            Tags   Past Edits
But New Delhi-Meerut route MPS is 110 only so it can't run with speed more than that...

  
371 views
Yesterday (16:01)
Aditya~   1728 blog posts   20 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 4202336-6            Tags   Past Edits
That I knw. But if those halts are also added then 😂
TT =->
New Delhi
Shivaji Bridge
Tilak Bridge
Anand
...
more...
Vihar
Mandawali Chander Vihar
Sahibabad
Ghaziabad
Muradnagar
Modinagar
Mohiudinpur
Merrut City
Merrut Cantt.

  
281 views
Yesterday (16:43)
ALL TIME GREAT~   3248 blog posts   26 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 4202336-7            Tags   Past Edits
My prooposal...
NEW DELHI
TILAK BRIDGE
SAHIBABAD
GHAZIABAD
MURADNAGAR
...
more...

MODINAGAR
MEERUT CITY

  
0 views
Today (15:55)
SP Sharma^~   2277 blog posts   2964 correct pred (82% accurate)
Re# 4202336-8            Tags   Past Edits
Nhai pata Bhai ji
  
Rail Fanning
0 Followers
2204 views
★★★
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
Pictures source: Self

12 Public Posts - Yesterday

  
812 views
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??

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

  
883 views
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.

  
824 views
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.

  
746 views
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
  
Rail News
0 Followers
2159 views
New Facilities/Technology
NCR/North Central
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...
more...
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

  
395 views
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.

  
334 views
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

  
51 views
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..

  
18 views
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.

  
0 views
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.
  
General Travel
0 Followers
763 views
★★
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
Beautiful
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

  
527 views
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

  
319 views
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??

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

  
161 views
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

  
38 views
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.
  
General Travel
0 Followers
12580 views
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
...
more...
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

  
525 views
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

  
10707 views
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
Power
...
more...
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
Rebuilder
Diesel Loco Modernisation Works, Patiala
Specifications
Configuration:

• UIC
Co-Co
Gauge
1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
Bogies
ALCO Asymmetric cast frame trimount
Wheel diameter
1,092 mm (3 ft 7 in)
Wheelbase
12.834 m (42 ft 1 1⁄4 in)
Length
17.12 m (56 ft 2 in)
Width
2.864 m (9 ft 4 3⁄4 in)
Height
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
Diesel
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
Aspiration
ABB VTC304-15 or Napier NA 295 IR turbocharger
Traction motors
BHEL TA 10102 CW (new), BHEL TG 10931 AZ(old)
Cylinders
16
Cylinder size
228 mm × 266 mm (8.98 in × 10.47 in)
bore x stroke
Transmission
Diesel electric
MU working
2
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.
0.27
Career
Operators
Indian Railways
Numbers
14001-14057, 14058-14143, 16000-, few in 18xxx series and 17xxx series
Nicknames
Cheetah, Prabal, Velociti, Awadh, Firex, Sher Punjab, Veer
Locale
All over Indian Railways
Preserved
1
Disposition
active
The loco is now widely used across India for long distance passenger trains due to its ruggedness and high tractive loads and acceleration.

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

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

  
28 views
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....
Page#    432170 Blog Entries  next>>

ARP (Advanced Reservation Period) Calculator

Reservations Open Today @ 8am for:
Trains with ARP 10 Dep on: Thu Jan 31
Trains with ARP 15 Dep on: Tue Feb 5
Trains with ARP 30 Dep on: Wed Feb 20
Trains with ARP 120 Dep on: Tue May 21

  
  

Rail News

New Trains

Site Announcements

  • Entry# 4200970
    Jan 18 (10:12PM)


    @all: This is to formally announce the END of the RailCal app. Due to the information blockade, the app has lost its value, and has been rendered completely useless. We are unable to support RailCal anymore. Sorry to disappoint our users. . RailCal has already been taken off the Google PlayStore. So once...
  • Entry# 4188821
    Jan 06 (02:19AM)


    @all: At this time, the PNR Forum is functioning again, albeit at a greatly reduced volume and efficiency. Refreshing PNRs is a very cumbersome affair. We may expect this to end as well, eventually, as the Govt. tightens these controls further. At IRI, we CANNOT waste any more time on this fruitless...
  • Entry# 4187635
    Jan 05 (01:47AM)


    The following changes are being introduced to keep the PNR Forum functioning. . 1. A "bookmarklet" called "PNR Refresh" has been created. Just Copy/Paste a small piece of text into your browser bookmarks. The bookmarklet will be available by morning. . 2. When you click on Post/Update/Refresh PNR, you will be taken to the Official...
  • Entry# 4180488
    Jan 02 (11:57AM)


    @all: The PNR Forum as we know it is OVER. The official website has unilaterally decided to thoroughly block and shut down all access to PNR info. We had put in MANY, many years of PAINSTAKING effort to develop the PNR Prediction infrastructure, and our Sr. Legendary Members have helped countless people...
  • Entry# 4135478
    Dec 22 (12:58PM)


    Starting Monday, we shall be starting the slow Test rollout of our new app - called RailFan. . What is RailFan? It is expected that RailFan will be the future of the IRI site for mobile phones. A full dedicated offline-capable messaging/blogging app, encompassing all the features of the IRI site. The RailFan app...
  • Entry# 4073462
    Dec 06 2018 (12:50PM)


    There are some minor changes to the PNR Forum: 1. The main PNR feed will only show UN-predicted (by you) PNRs which are coming in. However, if there are replies, the PNR will show and will bubble to the top. Once you predict the PNR, it will go away from the main...
Scroll to Top
Scroll to Bottom
Go to Mobile site
Important Note: This website NEVER solicits for Money or Donations. Please beware of anyone requesting/demanding money on behalf of IRI. Thanks.
Disclaimer: This website has NO affiliation with the Government-run site of Indian Railways. This site does NOT claim 100% accuracy of fast-changing Rail Information. YOU are responsible for independently confirming the validity of information through other sources.
India Rail Info Privacy Policy