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Blog Posts by imran_rayhan
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★★★  General Travel
Jul 27 2015 (19:23)   12859/Gitanjali Express (PT) | HWH/Howrah Junction (23 PFs) | LGD/WAP-7/30237

imran_rayhan   7 blog posts
Entry# 1551874            Tags   Past Edits
On 27 July 15 after Satragachi Aggressively running WAP 7 Pantograph was broken and Engine became dead. @ dasnagar station. Waited for 2 hours for service engineers from Satragachi shed to arrive and ALCO from Howrah station to tow dead WAP 7.
Became real news with ETV BANGLA . ABP ANANDA . AND 24 GHONT arriving at sscene.
which has thrown Bombay Line traffic into dead halt.
1. Pantograph Broken WAP 7.
2. Maintainence staff from Satragachi Shed to Rescue.
3. ALCO arriving to tow dead WAP 7 to Howrah.
Loco pilot in PIC .
4. AAssistant loco Pilot frantically locking the wheels in position.
Making it to the news.

9 posts - Tue Jul 28, 2015

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Jul 29 2015 (00:11)
Guest: 7fc2c295   show all posts
Re# 1551874-12            Tags   Past Edits
It's really heartbreaking. But, the Possible Cause of this Incident is the "Gap" in Distance between OHE Catenary and Pantograph I think causing error in Contact with the OHE. If you closely look at the Dasnagar entrance you will find that the tracks are Curvy so "Aggressive Speed" here is fatal as because the Catenary height is uneven here because of curvy track which the LP and ALP don't know I think. As because in the last run of this Train with AJNI WAP-7 it make a slow entrance at this Zone entering Dasnagar. Emu coaches also runs slowly here because of this Curvy entrance and uneven height of Catenary.
However, if WAP-7 has to be used then I think it
would be better to use AJNI WAP-7 which made previous runs as Offlink in this route with LPs who has the knowledge about SER. If any other Shed WAP-7 is seen then also should be equipped with LPs who has the knowledge about SER. After Santragachi to Howrah you have to check your speed in case of these High Speed Loco as because the track is curvy near Dasnagar entrance then again at Tikiapara EMU Shed I have seen this Zone since 1990 so know every nook and corner of SER.
This incident makes the Entry of WAP-7 in SER COMPLETELY UNCERTAIN as this Loco Cut a Sorry Figure in SER territory due to the Lack of knowledge of it's Pilots about this territory.

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Jul 30 2015 (08:18)
عمران جاوید◆◆◆   3974 blog posts   915 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 1551874-22            Tags   Past Edits
pls dont take it personally, its not particular to any zone or train, but the issue is why evryone so justifiying a train to get wap7, are wap4s nt doing their jobs reasonably well? its not abt geetanjali, for any matter evryone wants their train to be hauld by a wap7...

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Jul 30 2015 (17:04)
12633 Kanyakumari SF express~   614 blog posts   25 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 1551874-35            Tags   Past Edits
A similar situation happened at Chennai Central when #30357 RPM P7 link of Gudur passenger got its panto stuck in OHE while going towards PF 2.
Due to this,12695 Trivandrum exp was delayed by 1hr 10 it was on pf 3.
Similar incidents happen in any zone...but this does not mean the case would be closed forever... SER can handle 3 phasers future...
20 March 2015
U can see the pics...

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Jul 31 2015 (22:40)
I am a Visitor Admin Member on IRI*^~   9033 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
Re# 1551874-55            Tags   Past Edits
Your photos are like LIVE news updates regarding the technical daily happenings on the IR Network for IRI Site. These breakdowns just show that our electric loco sheds (staff+infra) should be made capable of handling these 3-Phaser Locos and the same for LHB coaches also... thanks for sharing :-)

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Aug 04 2015 (21:57)
Harsh Keshav~   506 blog posts   2 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 1551874-73            Tags   Past Edits
valid points sir :)
★★★  General Travel
Jul 26 2015 (09:41)   12859/Gitanjali Express (PT) | IGP/Igatpuri (4 PFs) | LGD/WAP-7/30237

imran_rayhan   7 blog posts
Entry# 1550842            Tags   Past Edits
CSTM- HWH 12859 Running with Lalgudda WAP 7. 30237. Snap Taken at Igatpuri on 26-july-15.
Travelling to HWH. I will try to upload some good shots if I get some.
1. Arrived BADNERA 40 Min before Adding some more pics.
Trip ended with Dead WAP 7 and 2 hour delay.
Conclusion: Trip was good. Despite the power of WAP 7. which was awesome Train was made to wait for its schedule time. Some time delaying the train in outer's.
FINAL: WAP 7 only when TT is made more aggressive to match Power of WAP 7.

10 posts - Sun Jul 26, 2015

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Jul 26 2015 (17:31)
imran_rayhan   7 blog posts
Re# 1550842-15            Tags   Past Edits
Pics updated

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Jul 26 2015 (18:35)
عمران جاوید◆◆◆   3974 blog posts   915 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 1550842-24            Tags   Past Edits
grreat Imran bhai...aap day of joining pe hi chha gaye...keep it up! And haa...iri me aapka khair-maqdam hai...

Jul 26 2015 (19:18)
imran_rayhan   7 blog posts
Re# 1550842-25            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks Bhai .....was a ghost follower since last two years......finally decided to post. ...Thanks again for Greeting. Shukriya ...I'll add whatever I can .......

Jul 26 2015 (22:06)
Guest: 795b6cb3   show all posts
Re# 1550842-26            Tags   Past Edits
geetanjali express is most popular legendary train has aggressive tight schedule time table deserves a regular WAP7.

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Jul 27 2015 (18:41)
imran_rayhan   7 blog posts
Re# 1550842-42            Tags   Past Edits
Trip updated.......and about Dead WAP 7. PLZ READ MY NEW POST.
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