Forum Super Search
Posting Date From:
Posting Date To:
Train Type:
ONLY with Pic/Vid:
Sort by: Date:     Word Count:     Popularity:     
Public:    Pvt: Monitor:    RailFan Club:    

Full Site Search
Sun Aug 20, 2017 11:59:55 ISTHomeTrainsΣChainsAtlasPNRForumGalleryNewsFAQTripsLoginFeedback
Sun Aug 20, 2017 11:59:55 IST
PostPostPost Trn TipPost Trn TipPost Stn TipPost Stn TipAdvanced Search

Blog Posts by aamod
Page#    31 Blog Entries  next>>
Oct 26 2010 (11:56)  

moderator*^~   5589 blog posts   20 correct pred (57% accurate)
Entry# 80437            Tags   Past Edits
Train Search Enhancement: The site has now added "dynamic" Trains at a Glance route tables to the Search page. The default Quick View - list of trains matching the search criteria will still be available. Additionally, there's now a link at the top "Switch to Trains at a Glance View". This is a detailed columnar format of all the trains matching the search, in the classic rail timetable format.
The difference here (from the book) is that such tables are "dynamically generated", custom tailored to the search. A typical railway timetable will have static tables with table numbers each skewing to a particular train route/region. Here, such dynamic tables can be generated for each search combination, without limit. In the attached picture,
a dynamic railway timetable is created for the search from Mumbai CST to Nagpur. You may click here to go directly to the TaaG timetable /search/taag/1620/18 This TaaG timetable will allow you to directly compare the trains - one on one - matching the search. All other details, Classes, Days of Departure, Km are available in the familiar railway timetable format.
This feature had already been partially developed a long time back, but was forgotten, awaiting finishing touches. A recent blog post by our member Jhentee Jivraj /blog/post/74285 prompted us to dig it out and finish it for deployment. Thanks, Mr. Jivraj, for the valuable suggestion. Hope these tables help you with column comparisons of trains in the same route.
It is expected that this new feature will have some bugs and errors to begin with. Please let us know of any discrepancies. The feature is far from complete. We shall be making many more enhancements to these TaaG tables in the coming days and weeks. Among these will be dynamic Google route map comparisons.

26 posts are hidden.

Nov 05 2010 (15:49)
aamod   36 blog posts
Re# 80437-28            Tags   Past Edits
This is a damn cool feature! A TAAG on the web..

8 posts are hidden.
Mar 12 2010 (11:05)   16857/Puducherry - Mangaluru Central Express (Via Tiruchchirappalli)

Manthal Krishnan*^~   2471 blog posts   312 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 23714            Tags   Past Edits
Does this train have technical stop at Vasai Road (BSR)?

3 posts are hidden.

Apr 04 2010 (00:39)
aamod   36 blog posts
Re# 23714-4            Tags   Past Edits
Yes. This train has a technical stop at Vasai(BSR). The crew working from Ratnagiri gives way for WR crew which works from Vasai to Vadodara.

2 posts are hidden.

Apr 04 2010 (17:24)
aamod   36 blog posts
Re# 23714-7            Tags   Past Edits
Hi Murliji,
For everyone.. Vasai is only a tech halt and you can't book tickets to or from BSR. Although, I've seen people boarding this train in unreserved at Vasai. These folks seem to know where will this train be made to wait for overtake. But, this is illegal and if one is caught, will be fined! As per rules, one can board n alight only at commercial halts. I may be corrected..

3 posts are hidden.

Apr 05 2010 (08:19)
aamod   36 blog posts
Re# 23714-11            Tags   Past Edits
Obviously, no one can/will stop you from alighting at tech halt. But, I'd read it in a document some months back, that both boarding and alighting at tech halt is not allowed. Once again, let me clarify, that's what rulebook says. Things are different! :-)
As I'd mentioned in my earlier posts, people actually travel by this train from Vasai to Kelve Road which happens to be a station where this train is put into loop line for overtake by another train, 2216: Bandra-DEE GaribRath. Here, both stations are not commercial halts but still people are using it. Who's going to check into the ever-crowded unreserved coach..
Mar 10 2010 (18:20)   12247/Mumbai Bandra Terminus - Hazrat Nizamuddin Yuva Express

aamod   36 blog posts
Entry# 23493            Tags   Past Edits
Folks, does the fare include snacks/lunch/dinner?

Mar 10 2010 (18:32)
Manish*^~   8606 blog posts   22499 correct pred (85% accurate)
Re# 23493-1            Tags   Past Edits
No. Food charges are not included in the fare in Yuva Express.
Mar 06 2010 (09:43)   12283/Ernakulam - Hazrat Nizamuddin Duronto Express

Manthal Krishnan*^~   2471 blog posts   312 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 22906            Tags   Past Edits
Duranto Finally will be running its maiden journey from Ernakulam to Nizamiddin on SUNDAY at 10:45. Minister for state Railways E. Ahammed will flag off the train. Regular running will start from next saturday onwards. Reservation started Today onwards. The train will be following TVC Rajdhani route. The techenical stops will be at Kozhikode-Mangalore-Madgoan-Panvel-Vadodra-Rathlam-Kota. There will be 1 AC I class, 1 AC II class, 3 AC III class 7 Sleeper and pantry.
Source: The Mathrubhumi daily

Mar 06 2010 (11:21)
aamod   36 blog posts
Re# 22906-1            Tags   Past Edits
Dont know about ERS-MAO.. But in MAO-NZM the tech halts will be MAO, RN, BSR, BRC, RTM, KOTA. PNVL is not a tech halt..

9 posts are hidden.
Feb 04 2010 (10:20)   0973/Bandra Madgaon Special Express

aamod   36 blog posts
Entry# 20045            Tags   Past Edits
WOW! This train's SL got wait-listed..
Page#    31 Blog Entries  next>>

ARP (Advanced Reservation Period) Calculator

Reservations Open Today @ 8am for:
Trains with ARP 10 Dep on: Wed Aug 30
Trains with ARP 15 Dep on: Mon Sep 4
Trains with ARP 30 Dep on: Tue Sep 19
Trains with ARP 120 Dep on: Mon Dec 18


Rail News

New Trains

Site Announcements

  • Entry# 2175399
    Feb 23 2017 (01:22PM)

    There has recently been a lot of frustration among RFs when their Station Pics, Loco Pics, Train Pics get rejected because the "number is not showing", "shed is not visible", the loco/train is at a distance, Train Board is too small, "better pic available", etc. . To address this issue, effective tomorrow, ALL...
  • Entry# 2165159
    Feb 15 2017 (09:53AM)

    A minor update, but may impact many members: Hereafter, FMs will be able to delete invalid Red Flags on Imaginary trains. Red Flags can be removed by FMs, only against specific complaints filed against the blog. This does not give all members the right to complain against EVERY single red flag they...
  • Entry# 2155798
    Feb 08 2017 (11:40AM)

    -@all members: As of recently, there has been a trend whereby minor name updates of Trains/Stations - whether such and such regional name should be there or not, whether the train should be called "Abc Express" or "Abc Superfast Express", etc. are threatening to take over the majority of Timeline entries. Also,...
  • Entry# 2147631
    Feb 01 2017 (11:05AM)

    A new experimental feature is being introduced called BotD - "Blog of the Day". The rules are: . 1. Replies are not eligible - only the Top Blog. 2. ONLY Blogs posted today (the day of the vote) are eligible. 3. Every member has ONE vote. In the course of the day, you may keep...
  • Entry# 2136570
    Jan 23 2017 (12:25AM)

    Several new features have been introduced recently to the Forum, and we are forever striving to make Member experience here more productive and satisfying. With the recent introduction and success of the new FM System, it has been observed that small groups of highly involved and enthusiastic members are far more...
  • Entry# 2134907
    Jan 21 2017 (02:46PM)

    It has been over 2 weeks since the appointment of the current batch of FMs and 750 Complaints have been handled so far. It gives me immense pleasure in congratulating them for running the team diligently, professionally, competently and above all, without a shred of controversy or bias. The FM position...
Scroll to Top
Scroll to Bottom

Go to Mobile site
Disclaimer: This website has NO affiliation with the Government-run site of Indian Railways. This site does NOT claim 100% accuracy of fast-changing Rail Information. YOU are responsible for independently confirming the validity of information through other sources.