Blog Entry# 406439
Posted: Apr 24 2012 (18:45)
Last Response: Apr 25 2012 (19:35)
it was my college days when i had a passion of going through train time tables...a quality which surprised one and all of my aquaintances...what do i look for the whole day in timetables?anyways,it was the summer of 2009,when the wind of my hostel table fan,turned the pages of my eastern zonal timetables to a page with burdwan balgona katwa narrow gauge trains...i was amused and decided to check it out the next day...and before my room mates could wake up,i departed for bwn to board this narrow gauge train to balgona,an intermediate station between bwn and katwa...i took a ferry from baghbazar and reached hwh and asked for a return ticket to balgona...the uts clerk,bent down,looked me from head to toe and said,its not possible to return back from balgona same day as it is more than 120 kms and its already 1pm...
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Apr 24 2012 (20:12)
Soumitra Chawathe*^~ 30230 blog posts 98248 correct pred (72% accurate)
Great narration BG! Awesome experience, imaging people putting derailed loco back on track....
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