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Entry# 2031562-0

AVD/Avadi (4 PFs)
ஆவடி     आवडि

Track: Quadruple Electric-Line

Tirumalairajapuram, Phone: 044-26555408
State: Tamil Nadu

Elevation: 28 m above sea level
Zone: SR/Southern   Division: Chennai
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Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 4
Number of Halting Trains: 12
Number of Originating Trains: 4
Number of Terminating Trains: 3
Rating: 4.2/5 (16 votes)
cleanliness - good (2)
porters/escalators - good (2)
food - good (2)
transportation - excellent (2)
lodging - good (2)
railfanning - excellent (2)
sightseeing - good (2)
safety - excellent (2)

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★★  Rail Fanning
Oct 09 2016 (08:54)   12295/Sanghamitra SF Express (PT) | MAS/Chennai Central (12 PFs) | SRC/WAP-4/22600

LHB for TN Express~   1030 blog posts   183 correct pred (71% accurate)
Entry# 2017075            Tags   Past Edits
Bangalore Cantt. Kamakhya Premium/Suvidha Special enters Chennai Central to meet a surprise offlink pulling out.
Video - click here

Oct 09 2016 (11:12)
Nirmal~   278 blog posts   13 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 2017075-1            Tags   Past Edits
Nice video. When was it taken?

Oct 09 2016 (11:17)
LHB for TN Express~   1030 blog posts   183 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 2017075-2            Tags   Past Edits
About 2 years ago! 2014

Oct 23 2016 (20:21)
grn1krish   13 blog posts   420 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 2017075-3            Tags   Past Edits
great coverage of chennai suburban areas
General Travel
Nov 06 2016 (21:18)   12639/Brindavan Express | AVD/Avadi (4 PFs) | ED/WAP-4/22730

१२५५९ शिवगंगा सुपरफास्ट एक्सप्रेस १२५६०*^~   7581 blog posts   4608 correct pred (80% accurate)
Entry# 2050865            Tags   Past Edits
SR Pride Brindavan Exp,crawling through avadi because of TSR
★★  Rail Fanning
Oct 21 2016 (15:26)   19420/Ahmedabad - Chennai Central Express | AVD/Avadi (4 PFs)

waiting for PPI JBP elfication~   3497 blog posts   44 correct pred (50% accurate)
Entry# 2031562            Tags   Past Edits
#SB of Avadi station on suburban route of AJJ-MAS/MS

Oct 21 2016 (15:41)
mushfiquekhalid^~   4283 blog posts   2527 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2031562-1            Tags   Past Edits

Oct 21 2016 (18:36)
VIVEK SINGH~   1391 blog posts   744 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 2031562-2            Tags   Past Edits
Greenery everywhere :) Perambur wala route hai na ?
Info Update
Jul 28 2016 (02:07)   43652/Avadi - Velachery EMU | VLCY/Velachery (4 PFs)

Vaibhav Agarwal*^   6116 blog posts   2568 correct pred (95% accurate)
Entry# 1943561            Tags   Past Edits
Integrated cross sectoral EMU services from Tiruttani – Chennai Beach & Sulurpeta – Chennai Beach sections to Chennai Beach – Velachery MRTS section and vice versa will be introduced as a trial measure for three weeks from 25th July, 2016 to 13th August, 2016.
★  Rail Fanning
May 01 2016 (20:31)   82502/Bengaluru Cantt. - Kamakhya Suvidha Special | BNC/Bengaluru Cantt. (Bangalore) (4 PFs) | AJNI/WAG-9/31072

LHB for TN Express~   1030 blog posts   183 correct pred (71% accurate)
Entry# 1828498            Tags   Past Edits
In what was a desperate last minute decision, I was to undertake a Journey to Chennai in September 2015. Having travelled in most of the trains already, I wanted to take something new this time around. This led to me book in the Kamakhya bound Premium Special. And I shelled out 600 bucks for a SL class ticket. After a hectic and nail biting rush to Bangalore Cantt; I found that a WAG9 from AJNI shed would power my train to Chennai. After initial hiccups, we finally pulled out of Bangalore Cantt.; at 10:25, the Mysore bound Shatabdi Express waited at the station outer to let us pass. After a mediocre run till Whitefield, our train finally started to pick up speed. A steady MPS run upto Bangarpet followed. At Tyakal we crossed a unique formation of LHB 2S and 3AC coaches belonging to SWR, it was led by an LDH...
WAG7. This crossing was followed almost immediately by the fierce high speed meet with the Bangalore bound Seshadri Express.
Bangarpet was skipped at a sedate pace of 30kmph, and the Double Decker express from Chennai entered pf3 with an RPM WAP7 as we slowly accelerated out of pf4. The WAG9 maintained a brisk run all the way till Jolarpettai outer, the legendary Brindavan Express crossed us at Kuppam. It was a steady descent from Bangalore to Jolarpettai in Tirupattur Taluk of Vellore District. We had climbed down almost 530metres in a span of about 140kms. The cool breeze of Bangalore gave way to the arid climate of Tamilnadu. At Jolarpettai, a freighter from Salem enetered parallel to us. After a brief unscheduled halt and meeting the Arakkonam Bangalore& Erode Jolarpettai Passenger trains, we pulled out and continued the merry run till Katpadi Junction, the main station in the city of Vellore. It was our only scheduled halt in the 354kms run to Chennai.
Fate played spoilsport as a freighter on westbound the mainline blocked the view of the Mangalore bound Westcoast Express. Both trains arrived and departed Katpadi at almost the same time. Post Katpadi, our train accelerated through the huge campus of VIT. At Sevur, a freshly POHed RPM WAP4 leading the Arakkonam Vellore Passenger pulled out just as we skipped through. The RPM WAP4 led late running AC express from Kamakhya to Yeshvantpur crossed us at Arakkonam outer. Scrapped AJJ WAM4s were lying dead inside the loco shed. The next 27kms to Tiruvallur was a breezy run.
Just a few kms before Tiruvallur, the Bangalore bound Intercity crossed us led by an RPM WAP7. At Tiruvallur, the Tirupati bound afternoon Intercity Service crossed us led by an AJJ WAM4, a relief to sore eyes which saw very little other than RPM WAP7s that day. Coimbatore bound Intercity again crossed us led by RPM WAP7. And as we inched closer to Chennai Central, the last stations which were skipped at high speeds were Villivakkam and Ambattur. The Premium special covered the 354kms from Bangalore Cantt. to Chennai in 5:38hours. The train ride was one of the best I took to Chennai in all these years.
Coach Composition: LOCO-SLRD-S9-S8-S7-S6-S5-S4-A1-B4-A2-B3-B2-B1-S3-S 2-S1-SLRD

May 02 2016 (12:24)
Vinay Bharadwaj*^~   4774 blog posts   953 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 1828498-1            Tags   Past Edits
How many coaches were there in the LHB train at Tyakal

May 02 2016 (16:37)
LHB for TN Express~   1030 blog posts   183 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1828498-2            Tags   Past Edits
8 coaches in total
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