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Yesterday (21:01)   12853/Amarkantak SF Express (PT) | DURG/Durg Junction (6 PFs)

2nd Account on IRI~   446 blog posts
Entry# 2414198            Tags   Past Edits
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In this post I will share one of the most thrilling experiences of my life and I am sure all IRIans would absolutely love it.
It was October of 2013, I was in class 8 studying in Delhi Public School, Bhilai and had gone to Mumbai to represent my school in a national quiz to be broadcasted on TV. After the quiz was over, we were not getting seats in any train from Mumbai to Durg for our return journey. On the other hand my relatives and I were supposed to board 12853 Durg - Bhopal Amarkantak Express on the 8th October 2014 and travel to Pipariya. We finally got tickets in 18029 Mumbai LTT - Shalimar Express for our return
journey starting on 7th October 2014, but there was a big problem. 18029 arrives Durg at 18:25 and 12853 departs Durg at 18:20. So my father had to cancel his and my ticket and later booked tickets on 15159 Durg - Chhapra Sarnath Express till Katni and 12296 Danapur - KSR Bengaluru Sanghamitra Express till Pipariya. It was already 13:50 on the 8th when we arrived Nagpur, already delayed by 30 minutes and so I left any hope of catching Amarkantak. At that time, cyclone Phailin had struck the eastern coast and as a result many trains were diverted via BZA-BPQ-NGP-BSP route. We were put behind 22856 Tirupati - Santragachi Express. We departed at 14:00, already late by 40 minutes and king of SER, 12841 Howrah - Chennai Central Coromandel Express crossed us. What happened after Itwari was absolutely mind boggling, we experienced an amazing, continuous MPS run and even after 10 stops, we were standing at Rasmara (Station before Durg) at 18:01 having covered the 253 km stretch in 4 hours 1 minute at an average of 63 km/h despite 10 stops. Then after 5 minutes we were given the starter to enter Durg. At 18:23 we were just entering Durg outer and 12853 hadn't departed yet. 18:28 our train comes to a stop at PF3 and 12853 hadn't departed from PF4. PF3 and PF4 have an uncovered drain b/w them but fortunately it was a bit covered by the ground where my coach A1 came to a halt. My father on PF3 saw me, ran towards the door and shouted at me, asking to jump b/w the tracks and board 12853. My teacher who was accompanying me pushed everyone standing near the door inside my coach A1 so that me and my father could run and go to other side. It was a total chaos. I got down, it was a steep climb down to the ground and then a steep climb up and boarded the S1 coach of 12853. A middle aged person helped me with my luggage and at 18:29, 12853 departed. My father rushed through 18029, threw his handbag and trolley on the ground, then got down and had to run. He threw is handbag to me while the middle aged man whose name was Rakesh who was travelling to Katni held onto the trolley. My father ran and boarded the train, despite the steep climb when it was already at around 15-20 km/h and at 18:33 both of us were onboard 12853, headed towards Pipariya. We couldn't believed what we had just done. It was absolutely mind boggling and I hope you enjoyed this experience of mine as much as I do when I cherish the memories :)

3 posts - Yesterday

2 posts - Today

Today (13:39)
2nd Account on IRI~   446 blog posts
Re# 2414198-6            Tags   Past Edits
Neend aur AC3 mei seat dono mil gayi :D

Today (15:16)
12952 नई दिल्ली मुंबई राजधानी द किंग~   8868 blog posts   369 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2414198-7            Tags   Past Edits
Now you are in class 12th and you have a mobile phone.....great.

Today (15:56)
F★L★G ™   101 blog posts   20 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 2414198-8            Tags   Past Edits
*** LOL ***
★ Epic Response ★

Today (16:09)
2nd Account on IRI~   446 blog posts
Re# 2414198-9            Tags   Past Edits
Why ? What is wrong in that ?
Or am I not getting the sarcasm :)

Today (16:10)
FEKU returns^~   6966 blog posts   3637 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 2414198-10            Tags   Past Edits
Isme kya Epic tha?
Travel Question
Today (15:39)   12495/Pratap SF Express

ArkaChattopadhyay   103 blog posts   77 correct pred (58% accurate)
Entry# 2414898            Tags   Past Edits
Can anybody help me with the fact of 12495 Pratap Express.
It is showing diverted from Bandikui to Kanpur Central.
But what about the original route from Bandikui to Achhnera?is it going to be skipped?It will stop at Bandikui/Achhnera? or it will be skipped?

Today (15:40)
Pran Pratim Ghosh   24419 blog posts   100887 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 2414898-1            Tags   Past Edits
it will stop at BTE AH then diverted via AGC

Today (16:07)
ArkaChattopadhyay   103 blog posts   77 correct pred (58% accurate)
Re# 2414898-2            Tags   Past Edits
Then why in ntes it is showing diverted between Bandikui and Kanpur

Today (16:09)
Pran Pratim Ghosh   24419 blog posts   100887 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 2414898-3            Tags   Past Edits
no idea. it was diverted via AGC BXN JHS CNB earlier.
if any other diversion then i do not know.
if u have boarding/deboarding at BTE/AH then confirm once via twitter.
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Today (16:07)   11302/Udyan Express (PT) | AKOR/Akalkot Road (2 PFs) | PUNE/WDM-3D/11225

unexpected Rain unexpected Hoilday^~   2463 blog posts   10256 correct pred (61% accurate)
Entry# 2414919            Tags   Past Edits
Offlink Pune Alcos With Udyan Express.
click here
On Board 11027 Mumbai CSMT - Chennai Central Mail Arrives Akalkot Road Station at the Same Time KSR Bengaluru City - Mumbai CSMT Bound 11302 Udyan Express also arrives with Offlink Pune WDM-3A 18612 and Pune WDM-3D 11225 Coupled Together.
0d 3h 49m remaining for Trip Start.
Live logging for this trip will be enabled Today @ 18:00.
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Today (16:06)
SRG*^~   35838 blog posts   175949 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 2414843-2            Tags   Past Edits
Why Stamped CNF for NR//0????

Today (16:07)
NCR is Pride of IR*^~   33534 blog posts   3141 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 2414843-3            Tags   Past Edits
I got msg on my mobile.
S6 71 number seat

Ye btao ki ECoR ki train he lekin saare members jaane kaha kaha se utha ke tag kar daale. Koi common sense he kya?

They are my freinds .

To apni friendship FB ya twitter pe dikhao, yaha kyo dhokhadhadi kar rahe ho.
Tum jeso ki wajah se hi mere blogs ko rating nahi milti.

Agar me tag kr raha hu to tumko kyu problem ho rahi h mere se dushmani h nhi tumhari .

Today (12:49)
VaRuन⛱   5020 blog posts
Re# 2414465-7            Tags   Past Edits
I want to capture P1(ICF Raj Livery)..but Dikhta he nhi..
That Symbols "⚡️Mid Lamp⚡️"..
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