Forum Super Search
 ♦ 
×
HashTag:
Member:
Posting Date From:
Posting Date To:
Train Type:
Train:
Station:
ONLY with Pic/Vid:
Sort by: Date:     Word Count:     Popularity:     
Public:    Pvt: Monitor:    RailFan Club:    

Search
  Go  
Full Site Search
  Search  
 
Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:47:16 ISTHomeTrainsΣChainsAtlasPNRForumGalleryNewsFAQTripsLoginFeedback
Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:47:16 IST

Blog Entry# 2067939
Posted: Nov 22 2016 (16:07)

6 Responses
Last Response: Nov 22 2016 (20:02)
  
Rail News
0 Followers
1657 views
Nov 22 2016 (16:05)   Railway Board decides on operational changes after Indore Patna Express accident

Jayashree   38671 news posts
Entry# 2067939   News Entry# 286423         Tags   Past Edits
The conventional ICF coaches will only run on slower trains and not superfast express trains.
The Railway Ministry seems to be in no hurry to let heads roll following Sunday’s accident, as per the outcome of a special meeting of the Railway Board on Monday. Instead, there will be in-house operational changes. For example, the Safety Directorate will now be involved in proactive auditing of operations, instead of being the passive data analyst that it is now.
The conventional ICF coaches will only run on slower trains and not superfast express trains. Production
...
more...
of the relatively modern Linke Hoffman Busch coaches will be upped, but that will not mean phasing out the ICF coaches anytime soon.
On why there was no fixing of responsibility for the tragedy yet, the dispensation was reportedly of the view that a probe by the Commissioner of Railway Safety and another independent forensic probe, as promised by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to Parliament on Monday, would give a better picture.
The board has zeroed in on two technical possibilities that could have caused the accident— it was either a rail fracture, not uncommon in winter nights, or a severe mechanical malfunction in the train. Accordingly, the frequency of detecting faults in tracks with ultrasonic devices will be increased.
Information such as passengers complaining about unusual sounds from the train are all available with the board, but the board will wait for the probe outcome.

1 posts - Tue Nov 22, 2016

  
1179 views
Nov 22 2016 (16:17)
Venkat వెంకట్   3380 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2067939-2            Tags   Past Edits
Indore-patna train avg speed 52 kmph. What are slower trains means ?

  
1291 views
Nov 22 2016 (16:42)
Guest: 188b3e75   show all posts
Re# 2067939-3            Tags   Past Edits
But still the zones are more interested in running LHB special and not alloting these coaches to the trains which runs jam packed throughout the year.
Some zones are pilling up heap of LHB coaches like that in Gorakhpur, Patna rather than utilizing them.

  
1341 views
Nov 22 2016 (17:55)
DhnEcr~   6163 blog posts
Re# 2067939-4            Tags   Past Edits
Just for fun. All trains in Mgs-Cnb section except130 mps trains should continue running with ICF only as avg speed is below 30kmph.

  
927 views
Nov 22 2016 (20:00)
For Better Managed Indian Railways~   1933 blog posts
Re# 2067939-5            Tags   Past Edits
Base less decisions!! Why befooling people!!
Today superfast as well as the normal express trains run at same MPS, which is normally 110 kmph (or less in case of speed restriction). So what difference it will make with respect to safety??
About a decade or 2 ago there used to be special speed (called A-special) for the real SF trains like TN/AP/Kerala, while they ran at 110 kmph while other express and some other superfast trains on same route used to run at 100 kmph speed. Today all are 110kmph.

  
1087 views
Nov 22 2016 (20:02)
DhnEcr~   6163 blog posts
Re# 2067939-6            Tags   Past Edits
As per click here
22 coaches ke jagah 1 extra coach se accident. What rubbish is this. Coach itself may have problem but how can 1 extra coach increase so much load to cause accident.

ARP (Advanced Reservation Period) Calculator

Reservations Open Today @ 8am for:
Trains with ARP 10 Dep on: Mon Jan 29
Trains with ARP 15 Dep on: Sat Feb 3
Trains with ARP 30 Dep on: Sun Feb 18
Trains with ARP 120 Dep on: Sat May 19

  
  

Rail News

New Trains

Site Announcements

  • Entry# 2547009
    Oct 16 2017 (10:21PM)


    As per the recent post , the new Pax Login feature has now been introduced. Here are the details of the feature set. . 1. Now you may login to the site as a Member or a Passenger, or BOTH Member & Passenger at the same time. Passenger login is called "Pax Login"...
  • Entry# 2517609
    Oct 11 2017 (09:33AM)


    As detailed here , last month, some changes were made to the PNR section. In the next phase of this rollout, we shall be further separating "Passengers" from "Members". . 1. "Passengers" will be able to login using ONLY their PNRs (no password). We shall have a Pax Login above the current...
  • Entry# 2418661
    Sep 25 2017 (07:09AM)


    @all: There are some changes coming to the PNR Forum. 1. All PNRs will be anonymized, i.e. you won't see who posted the PNRs or search PNRs by Traveller. This is to better protect the confidentiality of travelling members and their travel plans. However, members will still be able to search their OWN...
  • Entry# 2409730
    Sep 15 2017 (11:46PM)


    In recent times, the number of FM Complaints regarding "targeting me", "offensive content", "sarcastic comment", "bashing", etc. have been increasing. This has led to increased censorship and throttling of open discussions. . This is a clarification that this site is meant for a FREE EXCHANGE of ideas. Some arguments/debates/disagreements/jokes/sarcasm are ALLOWED and are...
  • Entry# 2390218
    Aug 25 2017 (12:59PM)


    There has been a partial rollout of a modification to Timeline entries. The implementation will be complete within a week. 1. Void & RAC buttons have been removed. . 2. TL Entries can now be Edited and Fixed by the original updater, if there are errors. So there is no need to Void TLs...
  • Entry# 2175399
    Feb 23 2017 (01:22PM)


    There has recently been a lot of frustration among RFs when their Station Pics, Loco Pics, Train Pics get rejected because the "number is not showing", "shed is not visible", the loco/train is at a distance, Train Board is too small, "better pic available", etc. . To address this issue, effective tomorrow, ALL...
Scroll to Top
Scroll to Bottom


Go to Mobile site
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.