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Aug 17 2017 (09:57)   56650/Kannur - Coimbatore Fast Passenger (UnReserved) | RPM/WAP-4/22806

vipinpv   115 blog posts
Entry# 2382442            Tags   Past Edits
Kannur coimbatore fast passenger with RPM WAP4 22806 at Calicut
  
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Aug 14 2017 (17:02)  

vipinpv   115 blog posts
Entry# 2380198            Tags   Past Edits
List of Trains identified for taken over on electric traction from elocos website, not sure if this was shared earlier. If so I will delete the same
click here
Departure: Sat Aug 12 2017 @ 19:45
12623/Chennai Central - Thiruvananthapuram Central Mail (PT)
Trip# 113042    Traveller: 12622 king of SR~    Linked PNR Entry# 2354380
Class: Sleeper - SL
From: MAS/Chennai Central
To: KTYM/Kottayam
14 wishes
HJ HJ bro... HJ Sir.. Payanam inithagattum HJ HJ HJ Happy journey da HJ HJ HJ Arvind ji😊😊😊 HJ Anita payanamaaga amayattum.. HJ
TRIP HAS ENDED.
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Aug 14 2017 (13:08)
vipinpv   115 blog posts
Re# 2354380-225            Tags   Past Edits
I have seen 12686 touch 117-118 with LHB between SRR-PGT runs using WAP4, between CLT-SRR has observed peaks around 110-113 using WAP4 as well as WDM3D.
Now started using GPS speed pro allows me to record entire stretch as a gpx file..for analysis later

  
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Aug 14 2017 (13:19)
Finish Tpj to kik electrification soon~   592 blog posts   117 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 2354380-226            Tags   Past Edits
Ya bro this new app also works great to me,before this I have used digi hud speedometer,while travelling in amritha exp(icf) btw pgt-srr max speed clocked 111 loco wdm3a,
Thanks for ur gud info

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Aug 02 2017 (15:13)   Railways eyes Rs 26k crore savings in energy costs over 10 years through electrification

Jayashree   37352 news posts
Entry# 2369016   News Entry# 310423         Tags   Past Edits
The Railways has set a target of electrifying 24,400 km of routes by 2022 to drastically decrease the use of diesel for reducing energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions. The target will be announced by Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu on August 4.
The Indian Railways has chalked out a blueprint to electrify its network over the next ten years that will result in an estimated total savings of Rs 26,400 crore on energy costs, a ministry official said. The energy bill of the public transporter is around Rs 32,000 crore a year, of which diesel accounts for Rs 16,000-18,000 crore.
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electrification of major rail routes, the ministry estimates annual saving of the tune of Rs 3,300 crore, the official said. The Railways has set a target of electrifying 24,400 km of routes by 2022 to drastically decrease the use of diesel for reducing energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions. The target will be announced by Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu on August 4, the ministry official said.
Currently, only about 42 per cent of total rail network is electrified. To fast-track the pace of electrification Railways have joined hands with three PSUs – IRCON, RITES and PGCIL. During the last three years and for 2017-18, a total of 93 railway electrification projects along 16,815 kms have been included in the Budget at an estimated cost of Rs 17,165 crore.

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Aug 12 2017 (10:23)
vipinpv   115 blog posts
Re# 2369016-23            Tags   Past Edits
TVC up to MAQ is in SR, so SR has to provide loco from their sheds only. unless of course SR decides that they need a dedicated shed to serve South TN, West coast ED/RPM/AJJ would be doing that work. Another aspect that would be taken into consideration is progress of konkan railway electrification, if that gets executed significantly faster the necessity for a dedicated shed on west coast increases further.

  
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Aug 12 2017 (14:44)
rahultup380   160 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2369016-24            Tags   Past Edits
I am saying that if at all in future, Mangalore line starts getting Eloco all trains from TVC,ERS be it Rajdhani,Duronto,will start geting eloco. Now the only electrification part will be left is Mangalore-Verna. Since Roha-Verna section is sanctioned to L&T,then in future all trains will get Eloco of SR unless or otherwise new loco shed is not planned within Kerala, all this train will get Eloco just like Himsagar,Millenium,Swarna Jayanti,Kerala Express, Vivek,Guwahati Express, and much more trains needless to say of ED,RPM,AJJ shed.
Right now what I think is there is some problems in building of TSS at Tirur side.
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by 2019, the trains going through this route will get end to end Eloco
Erode-Karur-Trichy-Thanjavur-Karaikal
Erode-Karur-Trichy-Villupuram-Chennai Egmore
Erode-Karur-Dindigul-Tuticorin/Nagercoil
Salem-Namakkal-Karur-Dindigul
Coimbatore-Vijayawada-Itarsi-Jabalpur-Allahabad.
Mangalore-Coimbatore-Vijayawada-Delhi-Jind-Dhuri-L udhiana-Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra.
Coimbatore-Malda town-New Jalpaiguri.
By 2020-2021
Coimbatore-Guwahati
Madgaon-Ahmedabad -Jaipur-Rewari -Delhi
Madgaon-Roha-Panvel-Vadodara-Delhi
Wouldn't comment on projects being undertaken by RVNL,because they are sleeper cells.

Trichy-Mayiladuthurai -Chennai
Pune-Guntakal doubling/electrification
Palanpur-Ajmer is being taken combined by NWR/RVNL
Projects being undertaken by
1.Delhi-Jaipur-Ajmer by L&T
2.Erode-Karur-Trichy and Salem-Karur-Dindigul by Kalpataru power
3.Roha-Verna by L&T
4.Trichy-Thanjavur -Thiruvarur-Karaikal by EMC-Quatro Joint Venture
  
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Aug 09 2017 (20:01)   12027/Chennai Central - KSR Bengaluru City Shatabdi Express | VLK/Villivakkam (4 PFs) | BRC/WAP-5/30116

rahulnivascar93   724 blog posts
Entry# 2375429            Tags   Past Edits
Mega offlink
First time VADODARA WAP-5 enters SBC
12027 chennai central - banglore shatabdi express with BRC WAP5 30116
location : villivakkam.

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Aug 09 2017 (23:34)
vipinpv   115 blog posts
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The amount of WAP5 training loco pilots are getting RPM, could as well ask for few WAP5 allocation to run Shatabdi's MAS-SBC, MAS-MYS, MAS-CBE (Not sure about this one though)

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Aug 10 2017 (00:28)
rahulnivascar93   724 blog posts
Re# 2375429-10            Tags   Past Edits
Both P5 and P7 and G9 99% everything same....only gear ratio changes..P7 trained loco pilots can drive p5 also...even AJJ,jtj,erode,cbe crews can handle P5 .

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Aug 10 2017 (15:51)
vipinpv   115 blog posts
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Assuming this based on fact that MAS-SBC Shatabadi route is a profitable route if speeded up to a certain extend.. since Chennai-Bangalore flight doesn't provide any time advantage compared to Shatabdi because of distance from Bangalore airport to city centre. Speeded up and marketed the right way this route can take away a lot of passengers from flights.

  
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Aug 10 2017 (17:27)
❤️ ⚡ WAP5™ ⚡ ❤️   6886 blog posts   278 correct pred (91% accurate)
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Not with LHB but with TALGO, yes! :)

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Aug 10 2017 (17:32)
Shivam~   4666 blog posts   1173 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 2375429-16            Tags   Past Edits
assuming 1 hr to reach airport for some areas in SBC, 2 hrs prior check in, 40 minutes air time, 30 minutes of exiting airport i guess a train covering both the cities in 4 hours can take some of the air as well as bus passengers.

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