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Blog Entry# 750910
Posted: May 12 2013 (21:01)

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Last Response: May 13 2013 (01:21)
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May 12 2013 (21:01)   13134/Varanasi - Sealdah (Upper India) Express | BNXR/Bidhan Nagar Road (4 PFs)
 
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DipyamanBasu~   39687 blog posts
Entry# 750910            Tags   Past Edits
Surprise Catch of the Day for me.
As I stepped onto the platform in order to take a local tilll Barrackpore, to my surprise, Legendary Upper India Express was entering BNXR for a scheduled(unscheduled) halt just at the outer. Hauled by 16638(R) BWN WDM-3A, the train was almost running empty. Within 16 minutes post this, the BWN Deemer speedily passed by us again, this time going towards DDJ.

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May 12 2013 (21:33)
Guest: 7dfa5262   show all posts
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gone are the days when upper india used to run late...now i see it run right time on 99% of the days...
Kolkata Sealdah/SDAH
Date Arr Time
Sat May 11, 2013 10:55 (n/a)
Fri
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May 10, 2013 10:55 (on time)
Thu May 09, 2013 10:55 (on time)
Wed May 08, 2013 10:55 (n/a)
Tue May 07, 2013 10:55 (on time)
Mon May 06, 2013 11:44 (49m late)
Sun May 05, 2013 10:55 (n/a)
Sat May 04, 2013 10:59 (4m late)
Fri May 03, 2013 10:57 (2m late)
Thu May 02, 2013 10:55 (on time)
Wed May 01, 2013 10:55 (n/a)
Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:55 (on time)
Mon Apr 29, 2013 15:12 (4h 17m late)
Sun Apr 28, 2013 10:55 (on time)
Sat Apr 27, 2013 10:55 (on time)
Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:55 (n/a)
Thu Apr 25, 2013 11:10 (15m late)
Wed Apr 24, 2013 10:55 (on time)
Tue Apr 23, 2013 11:00 (5m late)
Mon Apr 22, 2013 12:41 (1h 46m late)
Sun Apr 21, 2013 10:55 (on time)
Sat Apr 20, 2013 10:55 (on time)
Fri Apr 19, 2013 11:52 (57m late)
Thu Apr 18, 2013 10:55 (on time)
Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:55 (on time)
Tue Apr 16, 2013 11:05 (10m late)
Mon Apr 15, 2013 12:05 (1h 10m late)
Sun Apr 14, 2013 11:00 (5m late)
Sat Apr 13, 2013 11:12 (17m late)
Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:55 (on time)
Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:55 (on time)

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May 12 2013 (21:36)
Guest: 7dfa5262   show all posts
Re# 750910-9            Tags   Past Edits
upper india is not that bad...if u stand at bnxr at 11 am...u ll almost always meet 13134 !!!

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May 12 2013 (21:39)
Raam Krrsih~   22543 blog posts
Re# 750910-10            Tags   Past Edits
I didn't say it was bad. i said, what kinda name is this and who christened it. it sounds bit funny.

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May 12 2013 (22:05)
Guest: 7dfa5262   show all posts
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well, the train is more than a century old. was the first train to connect kolkata to delhi. then allahabad bridge was not built and the coaches were ferried across the river via huge boats and then again the journey continue. it covered the whole of upper india and was the only train to do so. later grand chord section was built and kalka mail ran from hwh to dli...gradually, stoppages increased and sbg loop lost importance due to grand chord route...so much so that upper india has almost 100 stoppages and an avg speed of less than 40kmph...but still a lifeline for sbg loop passengers...my one of the favourite trains <3 <3 <3

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