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Oct 13 2015 (20:17)   janshatabdi special

Vinay Baid   15 news posts
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Oct 14 2015 (00:04)
arry010enator   6 blog posts
Re# 1616180-3            Tags   Past Edits
only 1 day ... surprising ???
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Sep 06 2015 (17:53)   Advanced reservation for Duronto halted; trains to have 'official' stops

rdb*^   131754 news posts
Entry# 1583905   News Entry# 240111         Tags   Past Edits
The railways have stopped the 90-day advanced booking facility for Duronto non-stop trains. According to an official from the South Western Railways (SWR), the reservation facility has been stopped as the railways will soon announce that Duronto will no longer be 'officially' non-stop trains and instead they will have multiple stops en route.
The reason for announcing official stops to Duronto was to help commuters get down at all those places where the trains were currently stopped (as technical stops). For example, a Duronto from Yeshwanthpur to Delhi Sarai Rohilla has no official stops (which means commuters can't book tickets to these stations where it technically stops) though the train still stops at Guntakal, Secunderabad, Balharshah junction, Nagpur junction, Itarsi junction and
Jhansi junction.
Similarly, the Duronto train between Yeshwanthpur and Howrah has technical stops at Renigunta junction, Vijayawada junction, Vizianagaram junction and Bhubaneswar. A railway official told Mirror, "Technically, we literally can't run non-stop from one station to another when the train is travelling longer distances."
"For example, the Delhi-bound Duronto has to be stopped at the Secunderabad station for at least 20 minutes as we need to replace the diesel engine with an electric one. Secondly, as the trains run for more than 30 hours, we need to fill the tanks with water and the loco pilots need to exchange. So, we thought that when we were already stopping why not make it an official stop.
However, the only technical glitch was that despite stopping in Secunderabad for 20 minutes, we could not issue tickets to that destination. So, the new official stoppage would help all those commuters." In some of the places, the Duronto trains were renamed as super-fast trains and were provided limited stops.
When contacted, SWR chief public relations officer Ghanashyam Verma said, "We have stopped the advance booking for Duronto trains though we are yet to hear about the official stoppages."
It may be recalled that Duronto, the non-stop trains, were announced with much fanfare in September 2009. The Duronto venture was the pet project of the then railway minister Mamata Banerjee. Initially, Durontos were only AC-class trains while later a few Durontos (like the ones running to Howrah) had sleeper class bogies too. The advantage of travelling in Duronto is definitely the time factor.
For example, a Duronto train between Bengaluru and Delhi (AC three tier-`2,815) would reach the destination in 31 hours and 20 minutes, while Rajdhani (AC three tier-`2,943) would cover the same distance in 33 hours and 35 minutes. Yeshwanthpur-Katra Premium train (AC three tier-`2,915) takes 43 hours and 45 minutes to complete its journey.

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Sep 06 2015 (21:11)
arry010enator   6 blog posts
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It is a welcome decision by govt. Earlier when Durontos were introduced by Miss Mamta Banerjee there were mainly a few durontos and it was actually done to give benefits to mainly metro city commuters. But please dont forget during their journey they use to stop in the technical stops for not less then 20 minutes where the staff use to get changed and the food packets used to get loaded . So at the same time now the passengers can also board and descend. So no time is lost at all. And it is good facility for the passengers on the way to the destination.
General Travel
Dec 31 2014 (22:20)  

arry010enator   6 blog posts
Entry# 1326377            Tags   Past Edits
Still no special train in the Howrah Durg Section during the holidays ....It was neither there in the Durga Puja or Diwali festivals... Seems SER has developed special grudge with SECR .... exactly 60 days before within half an hour the tickets gets filled up ... but railway doesnot find the necessity to have special trains for this division... Step Motherly treatement ???

Dec 31 2014 (22:21)
EVA Air B777 300ER   628 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 1326377-1            Tags   Past Edits
Yes....SECR is badly neglected.....heavy freight earnings.....sometime back a special was run to Shalimar but chair car at night time....

Dec 31 2014 (22:24)
Bye CRB and bye Prabhu^~   84585 blog posts   5303 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 1326377-2            Tags   Past Edits
Last year secr ran one jan Shatabdi spcl

Dec 31 2014 (22:25)
Guest: 188bd057   show all posts
Re# 1326377-3            Tags   Past Edits
Yes, even after getting dedicated Zone, Still SECR did not getting more trains on main line

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New/Special TrainsCR/Central  -  IR Press Release 

Jayashree   37362 news posts
Entry# 1209363   News Entry# 192822         Tags   Past Edits
Railways have decided to run 10 weekly Puja special trains between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Howrah to clear the extra rush of passengers during Puja festival. The details are as under –
03061 weekly special will leave Howrah at 08.15 hrs o­n every Tuesday from 30.9.2014 to 28.10.2014 (5 trips) and will arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 00.20 hrs o­n third day.
weekly special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 13.20 hrs o­n every Thursday from 2.10.2014 to 30.10.2014 (5 trips) and will reach Howrah at 03.30 hrs o­n third day.
HALTS: Kalyan, Igatpuri, Manmad, Jalgaon, Bhusaval, Khandwa, Itarsi, Pipariya, Narsingpur, Jabalpur, Katni, Maihar, Satna, Manikpur, Chheoki, Mugalsarai, Sasaram, Dehri-on-sone, Gaya, Koderma, Dhanbad, Asansol, Durgapur and Bardhaman

COMPOSITION: One AC 2-tier, Two AC 3-tier, 10 Sleeper class, 3 General Second class, 2 General second class cum guard’s brake van.
RESERVATION: Bookings for Train No. 03062 will open from 9.9.2014
Date: September 5, 2014.

Sep 07 2014 (22:53)
arry010enator   6 blog posts
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Pata nahin railways ko SECR ke durg - howrah route se kya nafrat hai ... no special like last few years. Aur tickets to 60 days pehle 15 minutes mein bhar jata hai. you have a LTT - HOwrah via allahabad special but no LTT - HWH via nagpur/Durg special

Sep 07 2014 (23:01)
Bye CRB and bye Prabhu^~   84585 blog posts   5303 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 1209363-2            Tags   Past Edits
ND ald is congested as well...

Sep 07 2014 (23:02)
Awes Khan*^~   45908 blog posts   2173 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 1209363-3            Tags   Past Edits
LTT-Howrah via ald is good but 1 special via NGP-Durg bhi chalana chahiye.
Summer me jo ac special chal rahi thi shayad is diwali me bhi wahi chalayenge via Ngp.

Sep 07 2014 (23:03)
JOSH*^~   13930 blog posts   15270 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 1209363-4            Tags   Past Edits
Yeh kum se kum 8 se 10 ghantey late hogi since via ALD very congested route..

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Travel Question
May 05 2014 (17:30)  

arry010enator   6 blog posts
Entry# 1084942            Tags   Past Edits
Why there is no summer special train between nagpur to howrah via raipur bilaspur ? I have noticed that almost all other sectors /divisions are running special trains other than this section.
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