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HHL/Hirehalli (3 PFs)
ಹಿರೇಹಳ್ಳಿ     हिरेहल्लि

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Pemmanahalli - 572104
State: Karnataka

Elevation: 861 m above sea level
Zone: SWR/South Western   Division: KSR Bengaluru (Bangalore)

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Apr 05 2017 (15:09)   18111/Tatanagar - Yesvantpur Express (via Ballari) (PT) | GTL/Guntakal Junction (7 PFs) | KJM/WDM-3A/16585
Big Boss TN Exp
AV12621~   1364 blog posts
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A NOTE TO ALL VIEWERS :- This is a post of a video; a Journey compilation; every tag in this post is appearing in the video, not tag is random, if anyone feels any tag is unnecessary, please do watch the video first and then point out errors if any. Thank you.
In a Quest for exploring new routes, two Railfans (my friend& I) end up in a deserted Guntakal Jn., as early as 04:55hrs. The Hampi Express from Mysore dropped us in pf2 at an hour to dawn amidst mild drizzles. Having scurried through on the shorter route from Kalluru Jn., we find ourselves at the divisional HQ station at same time as the delayed Nagercoil Mumbai express which is on
pf4. The Mumbai express takes a slightly longer route via Gooty Jn., and though it left KJM 35mins ahead of us, had managed to reach just 5mins before us. Surprisingly though, the Hampi express departs first after a quick crew change and the Mumbai express sashays out a few minutes later, both in their respective directions. A couple of hours rest is warranted, we move towards the retiring rooms, book ourselves a room for freshening up, the check out time is mentioned as 07:00hrs, and though we have less than 2hours for some rest, we take it. Meanwhile, the Kacheguda Yeshvantpur & Prasanthi expresses come, reverse and go. The next couple of hours sees a pretty busy Guntakal Jn., Passengers, express trains, freights, are all there. Then there is our train, taking a long& exhaustive route from Tatanagar to Yeshvantpur, connecting the Steel City with the Silicon Valley. If you guessed 18111, you guessed right. The route it takes is discouraging enough to make an end to end journey. The schedule is pretty relaxed& the train makes its way into pf3 at 07:30hrs, 20mins BT. The link for the day is KJM WDM3A twins, this train is known to get a variety of links. While the KJM twins are going about their reversal, we find our seats in S7 and occupy it till Bellary, from where we would switch to B3. Don't ask why, I didn't book the tickets. The train then progresses to towards the west, the barren landscape and the soothing wind is enough to refresh the mood, twin EMD hauled freights are all that one can see for a major part of this route, after diversion from Ballary, even that became rare. But a parting gift, Kingfisher liveried WDM3D twins from GY are spotted in Ballary, from where we venture into the route less taken, the Ballary Chitradurga Chikjajur section, so much so that most stations in this route have platforms designed for only 11-12 coach passenger trains. Our B3 being closer to the loco often went out of the platform in our halts. The wind turbine farms on the brownish landscape near Chitradurga are a sight worth admiring. We join the Hubli Bangalore mainlines at Chikajajur, from where the line is doubled till Arsikere. The KJM twins notch up& we are on our way. Being a Saturday, there are not many significant crossings till ASK, except the Katra bound Suvidha express. After ASK, we cross the Dharwad bound Siddhaganga Express& Chandigarh bound Sampark Kranti, both being looped as we rushed past. The stretch till Tumkur is undergoing doubling. At Tumkur there is a double crossing, the Chikkamagalur bound fast Passenger on pf3& the Shimoga Intercity which arrives on pf1. The last stretch to Bangalore is a known territory, the highway accompanies us for the major part of it. 18111 is the only train other than the newly introduced Intercity to Hassan; to have a halt at Chikkabanavara Jn. After a 2min halt, we amble along till YPR home, where we are held up for the Bagalkot bound Basava express to clear the line, and finally pull into pf4 at 18:03hrs, delayed by 8mins, completing a rather amusing between two termini in the same city; one which would hardly take 30mins by road, took 20hours by train.
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ನಿಮ್ಮ ಪ್ರಯಾಣ ಸುಖಕರವಾಗಿರಲಿ शुभ यात्रा Happy Journey మీ ప్రయాణం ఆహ్లాదకరంగా సాగాలని కోరుకుంటున్నాను शुभ यात्रा Happy Journey HJ आपको सदैव हरी झंडी मिलती रहे உங்கள் பயணம் இனிதே அமைய வாழ்த்துக்கள் Happy Journey
As I couldn't do a proper trip in Vishwamanava Express the last time n as promised here is another trip in UBL SBC section. This time in the fastest train of this section i.e The Hubballi Bengaluru Jan Shatabdi Express.

278 Public Posts - Wed Jun 30, 2021

Jun 30 (21:40)
Dr Swaroop
DrSwaroopMukher^~   70117 blog posts
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@SBC: KSR Bengaluru City Jn &10 km/h Rani Chennamma on Pf8 with KJM WDP4 twins.

Jun 30 (21:41)
Dr Swaroop
DrSwaroopMukher^~   70117 blog posts
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@SBC: KSR Bengaluru City Jn &0 km/h Hampi Express on Pf10

Jun 30 (21:43)
Dr Swaroop
DrSwaroopMukher^~   70117 blog posts
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@SBC: KSR Bengaluru City Jn &6 km/h At K.S.R Bengaluru City.

Jun 30 (21:44)
Dr Swaroop
DrSwaroopMukher^~   70117 blog posts
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@SBC: KSR Bengaluru City Jn &3 km/h KJM WAP7 37528 with Hampi Express.

Jun 30 (21:45)
Dr Swaroop
DrSwaroopMukher^~   70117 blog posts
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@SBC: KSR Bengaluru City Jn &2 km/h Rani Chennamma.
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Happy Journey ನಿಮ್ಮ ಪ್ರಯಾಣ ಸುಖಕರವಾಗಿರಲಿ ನಿಮ್ಮ ಪ್ರಯಾಣ ಸುಖಕರವಾಗಿರಲಿ ನಿಮ್ಮ ಪ್ರಯಾಣ ಸುಖಕರವಾಗಿರಲಿ Happy Journey शुभ यात्रा
in a train after a long time

171 Public Posts - Tue Jun 15, 2021

Jun 15 (17:40)
Abhishek~   4601 blog posts
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Jun 15 (18:05)
SBC~   6184 blog posts
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Maga serukondidya?

Jun 15 (18:12)
Abhishek~   4601 blog posts
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Ha maga... pf 3 kotru..

Jun 15 (18:15)
SBC~   6184 blog posts
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PF1 Chennamma goskara bittidara ? BGM SF ellide ?

Jun 15 (18:26)
Abhishek~   4601 blog posts
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Haudu.. RC ge pf 1, BGM SF pf 2 mele ide
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Happy Journey May you witness many, many overtakings. ನಿಮ್ಮ ಪ್ರಯಾಣ ಸುಖಕರವಾಗಿರಲಿ Happy Journey HJ Bon voyage Happy Journey शुभ यात्रा शुभ यात्रा HJ
Next up to Hubballi. Taking The Vishwamanava Express.

159 Public Posts - Mon Jun 07, 2021

Jun 07 (22:26)
Nature is most beautiful gift of God
Hrishi7987^~   7625 blog posts
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I dont like non veg muje non veg dekhna bhi pasand nhi h

Jun 07 (22:27)
Dr Swaroop
DrSwaroopMukher^~   70117 blog posts
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Both Brahmins n my mom's a hybrid as well.

Jun 07 (22:30)
Nature is most beautiful gift of God
Hrishi7987^~   7625 blog posts
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Apka favourite food kya h

Jun 08 (05:35)
deepakyerr   2271 blog posts
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In south Indian too they are 25% veg and ateast 50% don't each non veg on atleast two days of week according to their belief of Hindu God for particular day.

Jun 08 (09:48)
😢😢When that day will come
Harsh12345ER^~   19713 blog posts
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Bengalis are also like that
Baaki din , tarah tarah ke non veg khaate hai , Tuesday aur Saturday ko Lehsun bhi nahi khaate hai 🤣🤣🤣
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Feb 24 (12:48)   06588/Bikaner - Yesvantpur Special | HHL/Hirehalli (3 PFs) | KJM/WDP-4D/40387
ಅರ್ಜುನ್ अजुॅन Arjun
ArjunAnbalagan~   4176 blog posts
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SWR KJM Celebertity Locomotive DLW 2000th HHP WDP-4D #40387
Named "PRATAP" Enjoy The Gorgeous Outskirts Of
Hirehalli As, It's Heads Towards It's, Finally Destination With 06588 Bikaner - Yesvantpur Covid 19 Special..!!
Credit PC - Santosh20005
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