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Jun 10 2012 (21:25)   18029/Mumbai LTT - Shalimar Kurla Express (PT) | GGTA/Ghoraghata (2 PFs)

ArkChat921*^~   5974 blog posts   3431 correct pred (60% accurate)
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Beautiful twin-tone HWH WAP-4 honks with LTT Super Crawler Express
More than 3 hours late running 18029 Mumbai Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT)- Shalimar (SHM) Fast Passenger... err... I mean, Express headed by a beautifully twin tone honking 22377 WAP-4E of Howrah shed cruises through the Down Main line at Ghoraghata on SER's KGP-HWH stretch enroute. Seemed the elder brother of SRC Wappie
was fed up of doing duty with the Super-Crawler, and wanted to return to the shed as soon as possible.
The train uses the LTT- Kalyan- Manmad- Bhusaval- Akola- Badnera- Nagpur- Gondia- Durg- Raipur- Bilaspur- Jharsaguda- Rourkela- Tatanagar- Kharagpur- Santragachi- Shalimar route, and takes 38 hours 25 minutes to cover the 1947 kms with an irritating 81 halts enroute. The train is still popularly known as KURLA Express.

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Jun 10 2012 (21:32)
chandra007   10 blog posts
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You caught him, without seeing the video how can someone tell its awsome,

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Jun 10 2012 (21:37)
chandra007   10 blog posts
Re# 450783-10            Tags   Past Edits
Incredible railways of India, please dont post the comments just to increase your posts or keep yourself alive here sir. The video poster himself said I just posted now only, how come you see it before.

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Jun 10 2012 (21:47)
InCrEdIbLe RaILWaYs of InDiA   808 blog posts   344 correct pred (55% accurate)
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Sir i m linked with arkya"s video channel.
So i get linkage to many videos of arkya.This video is similar to another one which i saw.So i said.
Its NOT to increase counts or anything.Sorry.
What would i get by increasing blogs?Nothing to me sir.
you understand .

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Jun 10 2012 (15:58)  

Gopal*^   13899 blog posts   58584 correct pred (81% accurate)
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In TN ,station names are written Tamil.But in English,they are translated and written.Eg Vannarpettai in Tamil is written as Washermanpet' in English.It should be same as Vannarpettai,.(Refentry# 444914)?
Now, are there such stations in other zones,where stn names are translated?
And is it correct to translate like that? I feel original name to be retained in English.

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Jun 10 2012 (16:56)
chandra007   10 blog posts
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Egmore, greenways road, st.thomas mount so many are there.

Jun 10 2012 (17:10)
Gopal*^   13899 blog posts   58584 correct pred (81% accurate)
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But are they translated from Tamil to English? Like Vannarpettai to washerman pet?I know Ezhumbur became Egmore..

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Jun 10 2012 (17:28)
PKV*^~   19106 blog posts   76 correct pred (81% accurate)
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What is Greenways road in Tamil ? PACCHAI VAZHIKAL SALAI

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Jun 10 2012 (14:47)   17240/Simhadri Express

Guest: 461a0e51   show all posts
Entry# 450427            Tags   Past Edits
Its really and funny for me.
train halted for more than 20 mins as the counter did not work.
Shows the need for ATVM's.

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Jun 10 2012 (16:14)
chandra007   10 blog posts
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I cant stop laughing by looking at these comments. Very funny, thanks for providing this fun.

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Jun 10 2012 (15:17)   12738/Gowthami SF Express (PT) | SC/Secunderabad Junction (10 PFs)

Amarnadh Varma*^~   2438 blog posts   608 correct pred (64% accurate)
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Hi All..!!
Here’s The Trip report of my recent journey in 12738 Gouthami SF Express from Secunderabad Jn – Samalkot Jn.
DOJ- 26th May 2012…
I Stayed in my Cousin room,Alwal in my
Recent visit of Hyderabad.I left the Room at 7:10 PM.Slowly Walked Towards Bus Stop.Took 25S from Temple Alwal Stop And Reached Station by 8:05 PM.VSKP Bound Garibrath Was on PF 1 .I Walked towards the restuarent,had Idly-Sambhar There.Simply Superb..!!
Later, I Walked Towards MLY End of PF 1 ,HYB VSKP Spl was on PF 2 ,KZJ WAG 7 was the Power of it.Gouthami Was Already on PF 10 ,The Power of my train was LGD WAP 4 # 22589.the loco was almost at the end of the platform,since there was no place to move .i took right turn & Walked on PF 7. Solapur Falaknuma Passenger With PUNE WDM 3A was Waiting for Starter ON PF6. Telangana Express Was On PF 5. Tunghabadra Was On PF 8.There Was no sight of Janmabhoomi Sf Express.. WDP 4 Went Light towards BMT on PF 1. WDM3A,WDP 4, WAP4’s Are resting in the Escape line b/w PF 7 & 8 Climbed the Steps ,Walked on fOb & reached PF 10…
Noticed 12738 Running With Extra AC 2 tier…(Since January 2012,Both 37/38 Are Running with AE 1 Coach).. I went on Checking from AE 1 to S8 Whether If There Are Any Upgradations or not.Only Few Got Upgraded from AC 3 tier to AC 2 Tier.After Walking For About 3 Minutes, I reached Entrance of Bhoiguda Side.My Coach was S 7 Oppposite to the entrance.took A water bottle & placed my Luggage on my berth.Came out of the Coach.My Coach was 07 Made RCF kapurthala CBC.Base KCG train no -12797. I went to the Enquiry Counter for Checking the Live status of LTT SF ,GNT ICE & Patna SF… There Was an Electronic Screen board displaying the Live status Several trains including MMTS.Great Initiative by Railway Board..Later,Checked TT of Several Trains…in the mean time Krishna Express arrived on PF 6.LGD WAP 4 was the Power of it.
Came Back & Boarded my Coach. There Were A lot Regular Commuters who Occupied the Place near the Door.After some Negotiations, I got Enough place to stand near the door.we started at 9:20 PM with a big Jerk..there were Announcements about LTT SF & Nagawali Express Just as we were leaving.after negotiating the Points,we Slowly started Picking Speed. KJM WDp 4 NED SBP Nagawali express Was waiting at the outer. After Clearing TSR of 30 KMPH,We Picked the Speed in No time & crossed with Rebuilt WDM 3A LTT SF Express.noticed the train running with 4 general & 2 SLR..
After Snaking through the Curves near lalapet flyover,train Got slowed down & Crawled All the Way until Moula-Ali B Cabin..We Picked the Speed in no time After NFC Flyover & blasted at MPS all the Way till Cherlapally. We Crossed with WAP 4 PNBE SC SF Express at CHZ Outer,clearing TSR of 75 at Cherlapally, Wappie Maintained a Constant Speed of 90 ..Just When I was going back to my berth, WAP 4 Blasted with GNT ICE.Managed to Take Last 7-8 Coaches of the train..
I Came back,Arranged My Luugage on My Berth & laid Down.TTE Came at Ghatkesar.Showed the IRCTC Message Along with College ID Card..Crossed Bibi Nagar at 90 KMPH(TSR) … Kept Alarm at 00:45 Keeping in view of late Night Crossings From Dornakal jn – Vijayawada Jn. Slept Off After Leaving Bhongir….
Got up at 00:50 AM, Noticed Our train Approaching Mahabubabad.Got Freshed Up Myself.Kept Head Phones And Started Listening to Songs in my Mobile.We Blasted Through the intermediate stations & Reached Dornakal Jn at 1:20 AM.Manuguru-Dornakal Passenger(Slip Coaches of 17049) Was On the Other Platform,BZA WAM 4 # 21230 Was the link of it.After 2 Minutes Schedule halt, We Left Dornakal jn , there Were Announcements regarding the Arrival of 10749 MTM SC Express.. a RPF Boarded at DKJ jn,asked whether if I can get a water bottle at Khammam at late Night..He Said yes you Can Get,Stalls are Available 24 * 7. We Crossed with WAP 4 17049 MTM SC Express at Papatapalli(the Very Next Station after DKJ towards BZA).We Blasted Through Mallemadugu And Reached Khammam at 1:45 AM.we Crossed with WAP 4 TPTY SC Padmavathi Express at Khammam Outer.Soon After Reaching Khammam,I got Down And Searched for IRCTC Stall.i was Lucky,it was Just Oppposite to my Coach.An old Man Was there at the stall,I asked him a Water bottle, he said the boy had Went out.wait for 5 minutes.I said the train wont Stop for 5 Minutes… I Came Back to my Coach,in the mean time 12727 Godavari SF Express Arrived on PF 2 with LGD WAP 4 # 22312 as it’s helm.RPF Asked me why didn’t you buyed the water bottle,I told him everything what ever happened.he Said Go & buy ,IT Might Come Handy.There.i Went Out & took a Water Bottle.Just When I was About to Go back my berth, I noticed the Signal Going Green on main line..i got Positioned myself As PRF went no time,WAP 4 Unknown train Blasted at MPS & overtook Gouthami SF Express.. Started at 1:55 AM , we Skipped pandilapalli from Loop As Frieght Occupied main line & Picked Speed in no time. Wappie Maintained Constant 80+ Speed All the Way. Crossed with WAP 4 12737 Gouthami SF Express at Nagalwancha.Crossed with WAP 4 Unknown train(couldn’t Find out Which train was that) at Bonakalu.Reached Madhira at 2:30 AM ,Platform 1.Left After two Minutes Halt.. Crossed with WAP 4 Simhapuri SF Express at tondalagopavaram at MPS..Still no Sight of Charminar… After TNGM ,the tracks got apart from Each other Atleast by 200-300 M.Crossed with WAP 4GT SF Express.(Couldn’t Get a Proper Catch of Legendary GT..I should try Next time)..Crossed WAP 7 Charminar SF at Gangineni Outer.Garibrath at Cheruvu Madhavaram.WAM 4 Unknown train at Kondapalli. There was Curve + DownGradient After Rayanapadu, Where Wappie was at it’s Best.. the Train got Slowed down After Crossing BZA ELS.. &Crawled All the Way. Couple of WAG 7’s & WAP 4’s were Resting in the Sidelines.LGD WAP 4 # 22512 Was Waiting at the Next line to PF 7.. Reached BZA at 3:30 AM , PF 7..
Sightings at Vijayawada jn:
my train was on PF 7.
LKO YPR SF(which Overtook mine at KMT) is On PF 6.
HWH SC Falaknuma SF Was on PF 5.
Anga SF Arrived on PF 1 at 3:40 AM.
Tirumala Express was Expected to arrive at 4:05 AM
I ha a Cup Of Coffee at IRCTC Stall Opposite to Comesum Restaurant on PF 7.later Came to back to S7.Stood Near the Door for a while. At 3:57 AM,There Were Simultaneous Announcements of Departure of ANGA SF Express & Gouthami SF Express..
WE Started off at Sharp of 4 AM ,By that time ANGA SF Also Departed And was ahead of 12738. WE Negotiated the points & Entered the mainline,ANGA was on the Opposite Line.We had Soft Parallel Action Until Second Flyover from BZA towards VSKP Where ANGa Went Ahead of us & overtook.I Came Back to My Berth,Kept My Camera in the Bag & slept Off..!! I Felt Very happy As Early Morning Ended on a high With Some Unexpected Overtakes.
I got Up at 5:45 AM.. Noticed my train Approaching Tadepalligudem.Was hed My Face & Got Freshed Up. & Stood Near the Door. We Arrived TDD at 5:50 AM.Rayagada Vijayawada Passenger Was on PF 3 with BZA WAM 4 # 21363 as it’s Helm.We Departed Following the 2 Minutes Schedule Halt, the WAP 4 picked The Speed in No time .Ripped Past Prattipadu , Navabpalem & Maramapalli.Crossed with Sangrami Express at NDD Outer.We Reached Nidadavolu at 6:08 AM,left at 6:10 AM. WE Skipped The Intermediate Stations at a Constant Speed & reaches Kovvur at 6:28 AM.
We Started Off at 6:30 AM. Negotiated the Points & Speeded Towards New Bridge on River Godavari.I throwed a 2 Rupee Coin in the River, The Customary thing Which I do Evertime Whenever I cross any major took 2 minutes 40 Seconds to cross the bridge. Met With BZA Fast Passenger at Godavari.reached Rajamundry 6:30 AM.After 5 Minutes Halt,The train departed for Final Part of Journey.Crossed Kadiyam at 6:55 AM & Reached Dwarapudi at 7:05 AM.Crossed with WAP 4 Unknown train at DWP Outer.i thought it was East Coast.I Occupied the Vacant Lower Berth Facing Towards Loco in an Anticipation Of Catching Coromandel SF Express.Vut in Vain.We Reached SLO at 7:30 AM. I came to From my Dad that Eastcoast was running late by morethan 1 hour ,& the train which We Crossed at DWP outer Was none other than KING COROMANDEL SF EXPRESS.
Thanks for Your Patience Reading.. Comments Are Welcome
Videos & Pictures in Next Posts

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Jun 10 2012 (15:20)
chandra007   10 blog posts
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had seen the same yesterday, why again posting?
need more greats and stars to your account.

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Jun 10 2012 (15:24)
Amarnadh Varma*^~   2438 blog posts   608 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 450454-7            Tags   Past Edits
I knew That i had posted it Yesterday.
I Didn't Like the Way i had Presented it.Thought of Doing it in a Different Way.

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Jun 09 2012 (21:17)  

chandra007   10 blog posts
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What is this version. i am getting like this

Jun 09 2012 (21:18)
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Its mobile version.
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