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Blog Entry# 2043935  
Posted: Nov 01 2016 (11:57)

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Last Response: Nov 01 2016 (14:30)
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Nov 01 2016 (11:57)   CHTS/Cochin Depot (2 PFs)

vs73213   78 blog posts
Entry# 2043935            Tags   Past Edits
Once, this was the main railway station in Kochi city, and was the starting point of all trains from Kochi. But now, no one is looking towards this station, and it has just become a station for goods trains. Now, all trains start from Ernakulam Junction (South), which is congested now. Also, people living in Fort Kochi and Mattanchery have to travel at least 10 kms for reaching there. Thus, it is needed to develop this station. Though there are plans to develop this station, it should be much more better, especially for the famous tourist spots like Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary, Mattanchery synagogue, etc.

Nov 01 2016 (13:10)
Warrier is BACK*^~   6075 blog posts   113 correct pred (51% accurate)
Re# 2043935-1            Tags   Past Edits
This was the destination for the old Mumbai-CHTS Netravati Express. This station is now closed to passenger traffic. i think more developed areas in Ernakulam/ cochin are nearer to ERS / ERN, especially places like, Idappalli, MG road, nedumbassery

Nov 01 2016 (13:49)
The train not taken~   2645 blog posts
Re# 2043935-2            Tags   Past Edits
The main problem for this station is that the Indian Navy has not given permission for electrification of the line and the bridge. This means that a loco change would be required at ERS for barely 10km of final run. Even when the new Vendurthy bridge was commissioned, SR cited lack of patronage on this route in addition to the Navy's lack of permission as reasons for not introducing passenger trains on this route.

Nov 01 2016 (14:01)
ஆர் பி கெ~   774 blog posts   9878 correct pred (86% accurate)
Re# 2043935-3            Tags   Past Edits
CHTS should be used to decongest ERS during peak hours. If they just extend ERS - SRR passenger to CHTS, the availability of platforms will improve @ ERS during the evenings between 1630 & 1730.

Nov 01 2016 (14:04)
JBP ET OHE OMG 😲~   13819 blog posts   22 correct pred (43% accurate)
Re# 2043935-4            Tags   Past Edits
What's the reason for no to efication

Nov 01 2016 (14:30)
The train not taken~   2645 blog posts
Re# 2043935-5            Tags   Past Edits
The railway alignment runs along the perimeter of the Naval air base. Placing OHE equipment so close to the runways is usually forbidden. Especially, this is a military base and air craft tend to have faster and low altitude take-offs compared to commercial planes. And hence the Navy has not granted permission for electrification. A similar thing has happened in AJJ also where SR was forced to consider an alternative alignment to avoid the naval base there.

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