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Howrah Rajdhani - At 50, the Handsome King 👑 is still ruling the tracks superbly. - Somanko

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Posted: Oct 20 2019 (00:52)

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Oct 20 2019 (00:52)   12885/Aranyak Express | VSU/Bishnupur Junction (3 PFs) | SRC/WAP-7/37108
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Weekly blog is here.
Week of 13th October 2019 to 19th October 2019.
3 back to back days of RailFanning 15th, 16th and 17th October 2019. Again meeting many IRI members.
This week's blog is something different from the previous ones. A new route/division coverage from me. ADRA Division. 🙏
tourists spots are there in ADRA division. VSU is one of them.
Day 1 and 2 (15th and 16th October 2019) Pictures 1 to 19.
Day 3 (17th October 2019) Pictures 20 to 27.
Picture 1 :- Tikiapara Large SB captured from EMU while going to SRC to board 12885 Aranyak Express for VSU. (Trip was totally a personal family one for attending a cousin's marriage).
Picture 2 :- SRC WAP 7 37108 the power of 12885 Aranyak Express.
Picture 3 :- One of the many new EOGs received by SER parked between PF 2s and 4s of KGP.
Picture 4 :- The Shakti Series. KGP WDG 3A 13191 waiting to be attached to the EOG.
Picture 5 :- Brand new rake of SER parked at KGP Pitlines. I have checked the base and there was no train number earmarked on them.
Some of the coaches will be used in 12810/09 or maybe all.
Picture 6 :- Small SB of Medinipur. Had a nice RF session at MDN as Aranyak reached MDN 25 minutes before its scheduled time.
Picture 7 :- 12885/6 Aranyak Express Large TB.
Picture 8 :- A close up picture of the large SB of Medinipur. The spellings are different in the Small and Large SBs of MDN. I enquired about it and found out that Medinipur is now mainly used.
Pictures 9 and 10 :- SRC WAP 7 37108 with my train at MDN.
Picture 11 :- Single use plastic banned advertising sticker on the coaches of Aranyak.
Picture 12 :- Curve before VSU.
Picture 13 :- Amenities available at VSU.
Picture 14 :- Small TB of 12885 Aranyak Express. Met Anubad Chakraborty at VSU.
Thank you for coming. 😁
Picture 15 :- Night view of VSU UTS and PRS Counter Building.
Picture 16 :- Large SB of VSU.
Picture 17 :- Captured after 0000 hours of 16th October 2019. Another Large SB of VSU.
Picture 18 :- 58011/2 HWH CKP HWH Passenger B1 Coach with small TB.
Picture 19 :- SRC WAP 4 25019 which was the power of 58014/2 BKSC/CKP Passenger. Captured at HWH around 4:40 am. Train reached HWH 10 minutes BT even though it was late at VSU around 20 minutes.
Later on 16th I met Rajat Sao of PRR at Salt Lake Sec V. He is a nice guy to discuss about studies and other interesting things.
Picture 20 :- HWH WAP 7 37081 at PF 12.
Picture 21 :- BNDM WAG 7 shunting the empty rake of 12813 TATA Steel Express on PF 17. Met with S S Swain, Rahul and Anamitra Bose on this day. Swain boarded Steel for TATA.
Picture 22 :- SECR Humsafar 3A (DURG HS) coach parked beside 17. Booked to LLH.
Pictures 23 and 24 :- TATA WAP 7 37023 with 12813 TATA Steel Express.
Pictures 25 to 27 :- BRC WAP 5 30093 with 22912 Shipra Express. BE1 of Shipra is a SER Mahamana Coach.
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