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Blog Entry# 340474
Posted: Feb 01 2012 (09:29)

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Feb 01 2012 (09:29)   12727/Godavari SF Express

Amarnadh Varma*^~   2610 blog posts   608 correct pred (64% accurate)
Entry# 340474            Tags   Past Edits
Happy B'day 12727/28 Godavari SF Express a.k.a "The Prestigious train of SCR"

Feb 01 2012 (09:29)
Amarnadh Varma*^~   2610 blog posts   608 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 340474-1            Tags   Past Edits
Introduced on 01/02/1974 As 7/8 Waltair hyderabad Express
Later Named as Godavari Express After the Road Cum Railway Bridge ,Rajamundry on River Godavari.
Timings of the train When introduced:VSKP 5:30 PM HYB
6:30 AM ; HYB 5:15 PM VSKP 6:45 AM
Stops of the train When introduced:Visakhapatnam,Anakapalle,Ellamanchili,N arsipatnam Road,Tuni,Annavaram,Pithapuram,Samalkot JN,Rajamundry,Nidadavolu JN,Tadepalligudem,Eluru,Vijayawada JN,Khammam,Warangal,Kazipet JN,Secunderabad,Hyderabad
No of Coaches-17
Loco-Steam Engine
Top Speed- Used to do Samalkot -Rajamundry(50 KMs) in 33 Minutes.
Later Half of 70's(1975-1980)
Slip Service Introduced From Kakinada With Coaches being Attached at Samalkot JN.(22 Sleeper,1 AC3 Tier,SLR)
RSA Between Godavari And Simhadri(VSKP_RJY_VSKP) With AC Coaches being Closed.
RSA between Godavari and Simhadri Cancelled after Simhadri Got its Own coaches. Later Simhadri Express Got Extended From Rajamundry to Bhimavaram
Slip service Cancelled after the Introduction of COA-SC Gouthami SF Express.
Started Running With Diesel End - End.
The Train Along With Gouthami,AP,Charminar and Few Other Promoted to 24 Coaches.
Started Running With Electric Loco End-End Atfer the Electrification of VSKP-BZA And BZA-KZJ-HYB
1n June 1999,VSKP HYB Godavari Express Derailed Near Ghanpur; Eight Passengers died, 20 People Injured.
it's one among Two Trains Under SCR to Get dedicated First AC Coach(1AC-H1),The Other train is NS-HYB-NS Express(17255/56)
TimingsChaged - VSKP 4:45 PM HYB - 6:30 AM ; HYB -5:15 PM VSKP -6:30 AM
Stop Provided at Anaparti After Some Political head Pressure.
Started Running With LGD WAP 4 End-End
re-Numbered as 12727/28(Upgraded to SF ) After SCR's Ruby Jubliee Celebrations,2006.
Timings Changed :VSKP 5:25 PM HYB -6:15 PM HYB- 5:15 PM VSKP 6:05 AM
Addtional Stop Provided At Duvvada.
The demand for AC Journey in Godavari Express Slightly Decreased After Introduction of Garibrath Between SC And VSKP.
Extension of Godavari From VSKP to BBS Opposed By a lot of People,Including Political Parties.
Started Running With LGD WAP 7 from HYB-BZA ; LGD WAP 4 From BZA-VSKP
The train escaped from a mishap, as the engine loses the link between the coaches
Timings of 12728 HYB VSKP Godavari SF Express Were Slightly in the Railway Budget 2011-12.
HYB 5:15 PM VSKP 5:45 PM
On the Mid night of July 31 2011, Passengers in the AC Coaches of Godavari Express (VSKP HYB) Were Robbed Between BZA-KZJ Section of SCR.
On the Mid night of August 1 2011,Passengers Were Again Robbed in the AC Coaches of the Train(HYB VSKP) between RJY-SLO Section of SCR.
On September 13 2011, Cyberabad control room received the hoax call at 7.05 pm that There’s a Bomb in 6th Coach. After the checking, the train left the Bibinagar railway station at 8.20 pm
12728 HYB VSKP Godavari SF Express Started Running With LGD WAP 7 End –End From January 19 2012.

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