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May 02 2017 (12:14)
Train Classes

Entry# 1984     
TAGEERU kings 😎😎😎^
some facts on SHATABDI EXPRESS

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Blog Post# 3691572-0     
🔶🔶🔶MRADUL🔷🔷🔷SAXENA♣♣♣^~   Added by: 🔶🔶🔶MRADUL🔷🔷🔷SAXENA♣♣♣^~  Aug 07 (14:32)
Ques2.What is Shatabdi express?
A: Shatabdi Express trains are a series of fast (called superfast in India) passenger trains operated by Indian Railways to connect Metro cities with other cities important for tourism, pilgrimage or business. The Shatabdi are among the fastest trains in India and the Indian Railways considers them as prestigious. They have a regular speed of about 130 km/h (81 mph). Currently there are 22 shatabdi trains under operation.

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In a relationship with poorva exp😎😎^~   Added by: TAGEERU kings 😎😎😎^  May 02 2017 (12:14)
SOME FACTS ABOUT SHATABDI EXPRESS

•FIRST SHATABDI - NDLS JHS shatabdi exp (later extended to BPL) in 1988
• MOST RECENT SHATABDI - 12085/86 DBRG GHY shatabdi exp & 12087/88 GHY NHLN Shatabdi exp
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SHATABDI - 12001/02 HBJ NDLS shatabdi exp (85kmph and 90 kmph)
•SECOND FASTEST SHATABDI - 12033/34 CNB NDLS shatabdi exp (83kmph and 90kmph)
•SLOWEST SHATABDI - 12039/40 NDLS KGM shatabdi exp (50kmph and 51kmph)
•SECOND SLOWEST SHATABDI - 12017/18 NDLS DDN shatabdi exp (53kmph and 55kmph)
•FASTEST DIESEL HAULED SHATABDI - 12025/26 PUNE SC shatabdi exp (70kmph and 71kmph)
•SECOND FASTEST DIESEL HAULED SHATABDI - 12041/42 HWH NJP shatabdi exp (69kmph and 70kmph)
•SLOWEST DIESEL HAULED SHATABDI - 12039/40 NDLS KGM shatabdi exp (50kmph and 51kmph)
•SECOND SLOWEST DIESEL HAULED SHATABDI - 12087/88 GHY NHLN shatabdi exp (55kmph and 55kmph)
•LONGEST SHATABDI (DISTANCE) - 12001/02 HBJ NDLS shatabdi (702km)
•SHORTEST SHATABDI (DISTANCE) - 12035/36 AF JP shatabdi exp (240.4km)
•SHATABDI WITH MOST NO OF COACHES - 12003/04 LKO NDLS swarna shatabdi exp (20 coaches- 2EC, 2EOG, 16CC)
•SHATABDI WITH LEAST NO OF COACHES - 12035/36 AF JP shatabdi exp (7coaches - 1EC, 2EOG, 4CC)
•SHATABDI WITH MOST NO OF HALTS - 8 intermediate stops by 12001/2 HBJ NDLS and 12047/48 NDLS FZR shatabdi exp
•SHATABDI WITH LEAST NO OF HALTS - 2 intermediate hlats by 12034 NDLS CNB, 12035/36 AF JP. 12007/08 MAS MYS, 12027/28 SBC MAS shatabdi exp
•LONGEST NON STOP RUN BY A SHATABDI - 275.9km by 12034 NDLS CNB shatabdi exp between GZB and ETW
•SHORTEST NON STOP RUN BY A SHATABDI - 4.2km between SBC and BNC by 12027/28 SBC MAS shatabdi exp
•SHATABDI WITH NO EC - 12085/86 DBRG GHY and 12087/88 GHY NHLN shatabdi exp
•SHATABDI WITH CHANGE IN TRACTION FROM ELECTRIC TO DIESEL - 12007/08 MAS MYS shatabdi exp (LC at SBC)
•SHATABDI WITH A RAKE REVERSAL - 12087/88 GHY NHLN shatabdi exp (LR at RNY), 12017/18 DDN NDLS shatabdi exp (LR at SRE), 12043/44 NDLS MOGA shatabdi exp (LR at LDH)
•ZONE WITH HIGHEST NO OF SHATABDI - NR (14)
•ZONE WITH SECOND HIGHEST NO OF SHATABDI - NFR (3)

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Aug 05 (23:17)
Fares/Concessions/Refund Rules

Entry# 2111     
16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~
Concession applicable to different categories of people

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16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~   Added by: 16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~  Aug 05 (23:22)
1. For students (General category) going to hometown and availing educational tours, Indian Railways offers 50 per cent concession in second and sleeper class. , Indian Railways offers 75 per cent concession in second and sleeper class for students who belong to Scheduled Tribe/Scheduled Category and are going to hometown and availing educational tours.
2. Students of government schools in rural areas get 75 per cent concession in second class for study tour once in a year. Indian Railways also offers 75 per cent concession for girls of government schools in rural areas for national level medical, engineering, etc. entrance exam. Also, 50 per cent concession is available in second class for students appearing in main written examination conducted by UPSC and
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Central Staff Selection Commissions.
3. Foreign students studying in India – traveling to attend camps/seminars organised by government of India and also visit to places of historical and other importance during vacations get 50 per cent concession in second and sleeper class.
4. Research scholars up to the age of 35 years – for journeys in connection with research work can avail 50 per cent concession in second and sleeper class. Students and non-students participating in work camps can avail 25 per cent concession in second and sleeper class.
5. Cadets and marine engineers apprentices undergoing navigational/ engineering training for mercantile marine – for travel between home and training ship are offered 50 per cent concession in second and sleeper class.
6. Youths attending National Integration Camps of National Youth Project can avail 50 per cent concession in second and sleeper class. 40 per cent concession is available in second and sleeper class for youths attending national integration camps of Manav Uththan Sewa Samiti.
7. Bharat scouts and guides are offered 50 per cent discount in second and sleeper class for scouting duty.
8. Unemployed youths travelling to attend interview for job in public sector organisations and central and state government can avail 50 per cent concession in second and sleeper class. 100 per cent concession is available for such youths in second class. Indian Railways offers 50 per cent concession for such youths in sleeper class.
9. Kisans and industrial labourers – for visit to agricultural/industrial exhibitions can avail 25 per cent concession in second and sleeper class. Kisans traveling by government sponsored special trains can avail 33 per cent concession in second and sleeper class.
10. Kisans and milk producers visiting to national level institutes for learning/raining better farming/ dairy can avail 50 per cent concession in second and sleeper class. Delegates for attending annual conferences of Bharat Krishak Samaj and Sarvodaya Samaj, Wardha are offered 50 per cent concession in second and sleeper class.
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16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~   Added by: 16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~  Aug 05 (23:21)
1) Orthopedically handicapped/ paraplegic persons who cannot travel without escort - for any purpose, blind persons traveling alone or with an escort for any purpose, mentally retarded persons who cannot travel without escort - for any purpose are offered 75 per cent concession in second class, sleeper, first class, third AC, AC chair car and 50 per cent concession in 1AC and 2AC. 25 per cent concession is available for such passengers in 3AC and AC chair car of Rajdhani and Shatabadi trains.
2) A deaf and dumb person travelling alone or with an escort - for any purpose is offered 50 per cent concession in 2nd class, sleeper and 1st class.
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Cancer patients traveling alone or with an escort for treatment/periodic check-up can avail 75 per cent concession in second class, first class and AC chair car. Indian Railways offers 100 per cent concession in sleeper and 3AC for such patients. Also 50 per cent concession is available for these passengers in 1AC and 2AC.
4) Thalassemia patients traveling alone or with an escort for treatment/periodic check-up, heart patients traveling alone or with an escort for heart surgery and kidney patients traveling alone or with an escort for kidney transplant operation/dialysis are offered 75 per cent concession in second class, sleeper, first class, third AC and AC chair car. In 1AC and 2AC, 50 per cent concession is available for such patients.
5) Indian Railways offers 40 per cent concession in all classes for men who are either 60 years old or above. Women who are either 58 years old or above can avail 50 per cent concession in all classes. This concession is also available in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains, said Indian Railways.
6) Unemployed youths travelling to attend interview for job in public sector organisations and central and state government can avail 50 per cent concession in second and sleeper class. 100 per cent concession is available for such youths in second class. Indian Railways offers 50 per cent concession for such youths in sleeper class.
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Aug 03 (23:42)
General

Entry# 2110     
16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~
Ride Index

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16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~   Added by: 16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~  Aug 03 (23:42)
A ride index is just a number with no units and its value gives us an indication of the riding comfort of a vehicle. The index is easily calculable during field trials by measuring the vertical/lateral accelerations using standard accelerometers.
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Aug 01 (01:41)
Coach Construction/Seating Arrangements

Entry# 2109     
16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~
Advantages and demerits of LHB coaches over ICF coaches

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🔸LHB Coach advantages over ICF Coaches:
⏺️The LHB coaches can travel at a higher speed. The maximum permissible speed for LHB coaches in 160 kmph. These coaches have been tested at speeds ranging 200 kmph. While the ICF coach is permitted to travel at a maximum speed of 110 kmph.
⏺️During collision or derailment, the LHB coaches do not climb on the adjacent coaches, due to the use of Center Buffer Couling(CBC), instead of the dual buffer system.
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LHB coaches are 1.7 meters longer than the conventional ICF coaches. This enhances the seating capacity of the LHB coaches.
⏺️The coaches are equipped with FIAT bogie, which has lesser moving parts than the ICF bogie. This results in high durability of the bogie and requires less maintenance. FIAT bogie facilitates higher speeds.
⏺️The weight per meter of this coach is less than the ICF coach and is easier to haul.
⏺️As the coach is newly designed, the materials used for manufacturing the coach are of superior quality and require less maintenance.
⏺️Ride Index of the LHB coaches is 2.5–2.75, less than the ICF ride index of 3.25.
⏺️These coaches are equipped with “controlled discharge toilet system” (CDTS) and Bio-toilets, which are environmental friendly.
⏺️The LHB coaches use “advanced pneumatic disc brake system” for efficient braking at higher speeds.
⏺️The coaches have Modular interiors.
⏺️Noise generated by these coaches is 40% less than the ICF coaches.
⏺️The Air Conditioning in theses coaches is of higher capacity and is controlled by a micro-processor.
⏺️These coaches are of lower cost when compared to the ICF coaches.
⏺️The ICF coaches require Periodic Overhaul(POH) once in 18 months. While the LHB coaches requires POH once in 24 months. EVen the maintenance cost is less than that of ICF coaches.
🔸Demerits:
⏺️Due to CBC coupling, the LHB coaches experience more jerks.
⏺️The LHB coaches are not self generating like ICF coaches. A separate generator car has to used for its power usage purpose.
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Jul 30 (17:25)
Ticket Booking/E-Ticketing

Entry# 2107     
©shuk™ RAILWAY My 1st crush^~
July;2018 New railway ticket cancellation policy

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©shuk™ RAILWAY My 1st crush^~   Added by: ©shuk™ RAILWAY My 1st crush^~  Jul 30 (17:25)
New railway ticket cancellation policy :
1. If a confirmed ticket is cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure of the train, cancellation fee of Rs 240 will be charged for AC first class/executive class, Rs 200 for AC 2 tier/first class, Rs 180 for AC 3 tier/AC chair car/ AC 3 economy, Rs 120 for sleeper class and Rs 60 for second class per passenger.
2. If a confirmed ticket is cancelled within 48 hours and up to 12 hours before the scheduled departure of the train, cancellation charges shall
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be 25 per cent of the fare subject to the minimum flat rate, IRCTC has said on its website.
3. In case, a confirmed ticket is cancelled less than 12 hours and upto four hours before the scheduled departure of the train up to chart preparation which is earlier, 50% of the fare paid will be deducted subject to the minimum cancellation charges.
4. Confirmed e-tickets: No refund is admissible on the tickets having confirmed reservation in case the ticket is not cancelled or TDR not filed online upto four hours before the scheduled departure of the train.
5. RAC e-tickets: No refund is permissible on RAC e-tickets is case the ticket is not cancelled or TDR not filed online upto thirty minutes before the scheduled departure of the train.
6. Family e-ticket: In case, on a party e-ticket or family e-ticket issued for travel of more than one passenger, some passengers have confirmed reservation while others are on RAC or waiting list, full refund of fare, less processing fees, shall be admissible for confirmed passengers on the condition that the ticket shall be cancelled online or TDR shall be filed online for all the passengers upto 30 minutes before the scheduled departure of the train.
7. Confirmed Tatkal tickets: No refund will be allowed on cancellation of confirmed Tatkal tickets. For contingent cancellation and waitlisted Tatkal ticket cancellations, charges will be deducted as per Railway rules. If the Tatkal ticket is in waiting then some amount will be deducted while the rest will be refunded to the customer. Partial cancellation is allowed on Tatkal e-tickets.
8. If a train is marked as "CANCELLED" in PRS due to breaches, floods, accidents etc. full refund is admissible in case the ticket is cancelled within three days of the scheduled departure of the train. In case of e-tickets, such cancellations can be done through the Internet.
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