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Blog Entry# 5695492
Posted: Apr 15 2023 (19:46)

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Last Response: Jun 25 (19:27)
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Apr 15 2023 (19:46)   12245/Howrah - SMVT Bengaluru Duronto Express | VSKP/Visakhapatnam Junction (8 PFs)
SCoR~   1812 blog posts
Entry# 5695492            Tags  
It is bypassing Visakhapatnam. Okay fine
But why technical halt at Simhachalam North. Why can't it be converted into commercial stop
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Apr 14 (18:11)
vijaybharadwajs~   1997 blog posts
Re# 5695492-7              
Atleast DVD can be given a proper halt. I think watering is also available at DVD
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Apr 14 (21:55)
deepak.yerr~   6410 blog posts
Re# 5695492-8              
DVD doesn't have watering facility PF1 main line PF2 is loop always occupied by freight to let passenger trains from Vskp pass. Realignment needs to be done at SHM north or SHM to halt bypass trains for 5mins as regular stop with crew change.
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Apr 14 (21:56)
deepak.yerr~   6410 blog posts
Re# 5695492-9               Past Edits
Crew change point. As Vskp main station is skipped crew change the train at SHM north. Vijaywada Visakhapatnam is a section for crew and Chennai/Renigunta to Benguluru region is a section for crew.
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Jun 25 (15:18)
Annoying   41 blog posts
Re# 5695492-10               Past Edits
SR to SWR section crew operation is fine. But how come SCR to SWR via SR? It is very far for a home home zone crew isn't it??.

Finally found that crew change is happening at Arakkonam Cabin. Halted there for nearly 5 minutes...

Instead they can use TRT as a technical halt as already running rooms are available there. (Tiruttani/SR)

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Jun 25 (19:27)
Srikanth_BZA~   2236 blog posts
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Renigunta Jn is the crew changing point for SCR to SWR.
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