Blog Entry# 2352758
Posted: Jul 14 2017 (22:54)
Last Response: Jul 17 2017 (18:26)
Major Accidents/DisruptionsSWR/South Western -Jul 14 2017 (22:41) Techies hit the track, demand tweaks to suburban trains
Rail Fanning~ 196 news posts
It was a sight that the city has probably never witnessed before, taking station masters at the Anekal, Carmelaram and Yeshwanthpur railway stations by surprise. Around 200 software professionals — all commuters on suburban trains — got off at these three stations on Thursday morning and got on to the tracks to ensure that their demands were heard and are, eventually, met. And what are they seeking? Not the addition of trains or tracks, but to better utilize the existing ones.
For the last 3-4 months, these commuters — that largely comprises software professionals — have been seeking certain tweaks in the way the suburban trains function. For example, the Hosur-Yeshwanthpur Express is an important train as it passes through areas that...
Jul 14 2017 (22:54)
Rail Fanning~ 3035 blog posts
Quite a number of demands (some of them quite strange/odd). Hope these techies know the way the railways operates !!!.............it is a single line and on top of it peak hours
• Change the Kannur Intercity stop from Carmelaram to Banaswadi. This will ensure that people reach work quicker
• Change the stop of Kannur Express and Hosur-Yeshwanthpur from Hebbal to Banaswadi. When these trains stop at Hebbal, it delays other trains
Jul 17 2017 (15:00)
Vinay Bharadwaj*^~ 4883 blog posts 953 correct pred (74% accurate)
Many mistakes in the blog... There is no Kannur Intercity Express (Could be Ernakulam ICE), Karaikal express (Karaikal passenger) and HSRA-YPR Express (Passenger)...
Jul 17 2017 (15:23)
MJ*^ 8886 blog posts 11682 correct pred (68% accurate)
There isn't a dedicated single local/emu like Mumbai suburbans (alike memu/demu)for a metro like Bengaluru (now stands third largest populated city of India after Mumbai and Delhi) is called silicon capital/IT capital of India people from all corners of nation and specially Karnataka and nearby TN,ap places throng Bengaluru daily but they are lacking faster,timely and money efficient mass transportation mode from decades.but the ordeal is not prioritised ,it need immediate serious intervention both from state and central govt
Also not sure whether to to the doubling work for the 60km between YPR-HSRA, railways has allocated sufficient land ???
After the Channasandra bye pass till Carmelaram, there are a good number of high rise apartments in close proximity to the railway tracks. In fact right outside the Carmelaram station there is a big apartment complex, not sure how they will tackle all of these
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