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Blog Posts by Yasin Malidwale
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Jul 24 2010 (12:15)  

Yasin Malidwale   2 blog posts
Entry# 60053            Tags   Past Edits
Lowest Utilized Main lines
Pune-Miraj (only 6 daily express trains and few Non-daily trains run on this route)
Miraj-Latur (one daily express train and 2 passenger trains are announced after gauge conversion completion in April 2010)
[edit] Reason for Lower Utilization
new daily express train has been introduced on the Pune-Miraj-Hubli-Bangalore, Pune-Miraj-Londa-Madgaon or Pune-Miraj-Hubli-Chennai route in the last 15 years. Chalukya express was introduced in 1995 via Pune-Miraj-Hubli-Bangalore section which runs five days a week. Apart from Chalukya express, only a handful of non-weekly trains like Delhi-Bangalore Karnataka Sampark Kranti(bi-weekly), Suvarnajayanti(Weekly), Pune-Ernakulam(weekly) and Ajmer/Jodhpur-Bangalore bi-weekly express have been introduced in the last 15 years.
Pune-Miraj-Hubli section was earlier with Secunderabad(AP) based South Central Railway (SCR). SCR laid more emphasis on starting new trains in Andhra Pradesh state only. As a result, no development took place on Pune-Miraj-Hubli section. Finally, Pune-Miraj section was handed over to Pune division of Central Railway(CR) and Miraj-Hubli section was handed over to the newly created South Western Railway (SWR)Hubli Division. Pune-Miraj-Hubli section has now been divided into two parts one went to CR and other went to SWR.
CR Pune Division has introduced more trains towards North of Pune and SWR Hubli Division has introduced more trains towards South of Hubli. As a result the Pune-Miraj-Hubli stretch has been left with very few trains. No new daily express trains have been introduced on Pune-Miraj-Hubli stretch after bifurcation into CR and SWR. This has resulted in under-utilization of Pune-Miraj section.
[edit] Ways to Increase Utilization
There is a heavy passenger traffic on Mumbai-Bangalore, Mumbai-Chennai, Mumbai-Coimbatore, Mumbai-Tirupati routes. Lot of private buses ply on these routes as all trains on these routes are always full.
Daily new trains on following routes could be run to increase the utilization of Pune-Miraj section.

24 posts - Jul 2010

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Aug 01 2010 (03:38)
Guest: 87bfabc4   show all posts
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ideally they could move one or two trains. The problems could be
1) single line track capable of handling average speeds. (Londa - pune)
2) pune junction bottle neck (though PVR route will soon be open and trains cud get diverted via there to avoid pune - but that does not help pune miraj sector)
3) train moving from KR to WR on its
way to delhi has to cross two additional ghats (Londa & Bor) increasing cost and travel time. Also distance wise it more than had the train continued via panvel. oh there is shindawne ghat too.
4)Train switching from KR to CR via miraj on its way to delhi has a steatch between Miraj to MMR predominantly on single track with change in direction of travel either / and, at pune /daund, miraj/kurduwadi (not sure). Plus there is londa ghat. So again not very time and or fuel efficient process had the train continued via panvel. (Exception is mangla Lakshadweep exp)
5) Plus the big hype of KR. So majority has an impression that thats the only way to go to goa. So thats what people seem to demand too.
I hope you get a feeler of why things are the way they are.

Aug 01 2010 (14:39)
Guest: 87105dd3   show all posts
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i think some of tour explainations are reasonable;
1-but the KR with all its hype comes unstuck in monsoons;and it is this parallel line which bails it out;
2-doubling is going on on some sectors between londa and bangalore-will eventually extend to pune-so speeds and capacity should improve;
3-engine reversals should not be major deterrents for running trains-if done efficiently shuoldn't take more than
10 minutes, and should not matter in long runs
4-let the KR trains run there only-this sector needs more new trains-because there is more populace here than in the remote stretches of the konkan-most of these are upcoming tier 2 cities-kolhapur, sangli-miraj, belgaum, hubli-dharwad;
5-some connections like
yeshwanthpur-shirdi, via PVR, MRJ, UBL
V asco-nagpur-via PVR, AKOLA OR NANDED
Vasco-hyderabad-via PVR, SUR, GULBARGA
will really help the region and also put to good use the new stretch of PVR line;
6-and of course people have to rise, push the leaders, and make efforts to get things-otherwise accepting things attributing it to reasons, some valid some invalid will only let things stagnate;
personally i would like all stretches devloped and used well-be it KR, PUNE-UBL-SBC line or the SUR-GTL-SBC line-all are important-as we see when one is blocked the other bails it out;
v sutar

Aug 01 2010 (14:41)
Guest: 87105dd3   show all posts
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sorry read 'tour 'as' your'
v sutar

Aug 01 2010 (19:17)
Guest: 7fcd404f   show all posts
Re# 60053-30            Tags   Past Edits
bahut ho gaya. ise bhi lock karna chahiye

Aug 02 2010 (00:23)
Vinay Kumar~   15591 blog posts   360 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 60053-31            Tags   Past Edits
Blog Entry Locked.
Enough Stretched
Jul 24 2010 (12:12)  

Yasin Malidwale   2 blog posts
Entry# 60051            Tags   Past Edits
Hi all member,
I am new join this blog today onwards.
i hope we will share more knoledge and help out each other.
Best Regards

Jul 24 2010 (12:13)
Hemant Singatkar*^   2955 blog posts   1336 correct pred (68% accurate)
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Welcome to indianrailinfo

Jul 24 2010 (12:17)
BMTIR*^~   21534 blog posts   7539 correct pred (63% accurate)
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Welcome to the blog-have a pleasent time helping out
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