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Apr 04 2017 (05:19)   06035/Ernakulam - Rameswaram Special Fare Special (Via Pollachi) (PT)

chackokchacko   5 blog posts
Entry# 2221572            Tags   Past Edits
This special train should have RSA with another one, other than the 06033/06034. Otherwise a four day idle time at MS
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May 23 2016 (18:11)   Suresh Prabhu launches 7 pairs of Express trains, inaugurates new railway-related activities

Jayashree   37009 news posts
Entry# 1861179   News Entry# 268727         Tags   Past Edits
Prabhu launched ergonomically redesigned and optimized tools for track gangs, keymen and patrolmen for Indian Railways. Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated five new activities on Monday through video conferencing from Mumbai. The Indian Railways, on Monday, introduced a new train service viz. 12493/12494 Hazrat Nizamuddin-Pune AC Express (Weekly) between H. Nizamuddin and Pune. There are seven pairs of Express trains, including 1 pair of Duronto Express trains. He also launched ergonomically redesigned and optimized tools for track gangs, keymen and patrolmen for Indian Railways and Safety at Unmanned Level Crossings
Prabhu inaugurated following activities namely: (i) New AC Weekly Express train between H. Nizamuddin-Pune (ii) Expansion of VIKALP Scheme of Alternate Train Reservation to Delhi-Howrah, Delhi- Chennai, Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Secunderabad Circuits (iii)
Pilot Project of Sale of Unreserved Tickets through Hand Held Terminals (iv) Launching of Ergonomically Redesigned & Optimised Tools for Track Gangs, Keymen & Patrolmen (v) Pilot Project for Improving Safety at Unmanned Level Crossing Railway Board chairman A. K. Mital, Member (Traffic) Mohammad Jamshed, Member (Engineering) V.K. Gupta, Member (Mechanical) Hemant Kumar along with other senior officials were also present on the occasion. Simultaneously, there was a parallel ceremony at H. Nizamuddin Railway Station where Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Science and Technology & Earth Sciences and Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha were present to grace the occasion

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May 24 2016 (06:52)
chackokchacko   5 blog posts
Re# 1861179-3            Tags   Past Edits
I am sure, this service is operated by the lying idle rake of some other train. Anyone has any idea which train it might be?
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Dec 15 2015 (09:07)   Chennai Thiruvananthapuram Super AC Express to be re routed via CBE with additional stops

imaravIndian^~   137 news posts
Entry# 1778413   News Entry# 250982         Tags   Past Edits
The Railways have decided to reroute 22207/22208 Chennai–Thiruvananthapuram biweekly superfast air-conditioned expresses via Coimbatore-Podanur from April.
The days of service of the 22208 express has been changed from Saturday to Sunday.
Additional stoppages have been provided at Salem, Coimbatore, Palakkad, and Thrissur.
The changes have been effected as per the instructions issued by the Railway Board.
train was earlier introduced as Duronto Express between the State capital and Chennai.
It was later converted into an air-conditioned express with limited stops to overcome poor patronage.
The rerouting follows demands from Keralites in Coimbatore, a senior railway official said.
Train 22207 will leave Chennai Central at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays to reach Thiruvananthapuram Central at 6.45 a.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
It will stop at Salem Junction (8.35 p.m.), Erode Junction (9.32 p.m.), Coimbatore Junction (11.08 p.m.), Palakkad Junction (00.15 midnight), Thrissur (1.23 a.m.), Ernakulam Junction (2.45 a.m.), Alappuzha (3.40 a.m.), and Kollam Junction (5.15 a.m.). Similarly, the 22208 express will leave Thiruvananthapuram Central at 9.30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Sundays to arrive at Chennai Central at 11.50 a.m. on Thursdays and Mondays.
It will stop at Kollam Junction (10.25 p.m.), Alappuzha (11.32 p.m.), Ernakulam Junction (00.50 midnight), Thrissur (2.05 a.m.), Palakkad Junction (3.15 a.m.), Coimbatore Junction (4.43 a.m.), Erode Junction (6.15 a.m.), Salem Junction (7.20 a.m.), and Jolarpettai (8.55 a.m.).
The service of April 20 will be the first one to run via Coimbatore with additional stoppages.
The service of April 22 will be the first service to run via Coimbatore with additional stoppages from Chennai.
The service of Train 22208 will leave Thiruvananthapuram Central on Sundays with effect from April 24. There will be no service of Train 22208 scheduled to leave from here on April 23. .

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Apr 13 2016 (05:05)
chackokchacko   5 blog posts
Re# 1778413-6            Tags   Past Edits
Since this rake has no RSA, this is going to be idle for an undly long time. Why can't the SR run this train at least three times a week.

Apr 13 2016 (15:20)
imaravIndian^~   799 blog posts   314 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 1778413-7            Tags   Past Edits
It has rsa with Madurai duronto I guess

Apr 14 2016 (05:21)
chackokchacko   5 blog posts
Re# 1778413-8            Tags   Past Edits
Can someone confirm the RSA with Madurai duronto

Apr 14 2016 (12:04)
imaravIndian^~   799 blog posts   314 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 1778413-9            Tags   Past Edits
For me its impossible it runs via ALLP plus up and down in midnight
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Feb 05 2016 (07:29)   18243/Bilaspur - Bhagat Ki Kothi (Jodhpur) Express (PT)

chackokchacko   5 blog posts
Entry# 1730034            Tags   Past Edits
Between 18243/44/45/46 how many rakes are there? How do they share their rake for their routes?

Feb 07 2016 (18:17)
Vinay Baid   279 blog posts   2258 correct pred (68% accurate)
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