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Posted: Aug 11 2017 (13:24)
Last Response: Aug 12 2017 (14:14)
New/Special TrainsSR/Southern -Aug 11 2017 (13:18) Trial run of double decker to Bengaluru goes off smoothly
karbang~ 508 news posts
COIMBATORE: Much to the relief of railway activists, industrialists and public who have been demanding another train to Bengaluru, a preliminary trial run of the Coimbatore-Bangalore Double Decker train was conducted on Thursday morning. With an engine and three coaches, the train was run from Thirupathur to Coimbatore. Though the train reached later than scheduled, no operational problems were faced, an official said.
At around 12.45pm, the engine with two double decker coaches and one power call hauled by an AC locomotive slowly chugged into platform six in Coimbatore Junction. Curious onlookers began gathering around the train, especially to have a look at the double decker coaches. Many people even entered the coaches to have a look at the interiors. "This is...
2 posts - Fri Aug 11, 2017
If it is a day train it is surely going to be a failure.
The requirement was for an overnight train, and even in that a departure on Sunday night from CBE is the need of the hour
Shubh Shubh boliye!
Friday night from Bangalore and Sunday night from Coimbatore is must.
Let it be a smaller train with even 5 to 7 coaches. But let it succeed.
Aug 11 2017 (17:01)
KJM WDM 3A Twins*^~ 10347 blog posts 497 correct pred (74% accurate)
Yes. It should have been an Intercity type at least if not a Overnight train.
Aug 11 2017 (18:07)
Barathan SI~ 299 blog posts
The cbe kjm special was an utter failure due to poor patronage. Could be better if this train is extented to pgtn or to tvc. Good ice.. surely
Aug 12 2017 (14:14)
rahultup380~ 233 blog posts 1 correct pred (100% accurate)
People will die sitting in a train from Bangalore to TVC,that too in a double decker in which seats are somewhat not comfortable compared to Shatabdi express. Hope you had travelled in DD, once I travelled in Delhi-Jaipur DD after that never travelled.
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