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RNG/RaniGanj (4 PFs)
রানীগঞ্জ     रानीगंज

Track: Quadruple Electric-Line

0341-2445240, Station Rd, Raniganj - 713347 Dist - West Burdwan
State: West Bengal

Elevation: 100 m above sea level
Zone: ER/Eastern   Division: Asansol
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Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 4
Number of Halting Trains: 75
Number of Originating Trains: 0
Number of Terminating Trains: 0
Rating: 4.5/5 (16 votes)
cleanliness - excellent (2)
porters/escalators - good (2)
food - excellent (2)
transportation - excellent (2)
lodging - good (2)
railfanning - excellent (2)
sightseeing - good (2)
safety - excellent (2)

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Jul 09 2017 (17:55)   HWH/Howrah Junction (23 PFs)

Hardik pandya should be promoted up the order~   385 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 2347423            Tags   Past Edits
Recently a lot of trains has been introduced all over the India which are falling short of patronage. So here is the first pole regarding some of the trains of #ER which are/were getting low patronage. Plzz cast your vote for the train which you think was not needed but still was still introduced.
Barddhaman Rampurhat Triweekly Exp14%4
Asansol Tatanagar Triweekly Exp0%0
Howrah Bolpur Kaviguru Exp7%2
Howrah New Jalpaiguri weekly AC Exp17%5
Asansol Gonda Weekly Exp0%0
Howrah Azimganj Kaviguru Exp0%0
Maldah Town Digha Weekly Exp31%9
Maldah Town Patna Triweekly Exp0%0
Sealdah Rampurhat Triweekly Intercity Exp0%0
Kolkata Ghazipur City Shabd Bhedi Exp (via Gaya)14%4
Kolkata Ghazipur City Weekly Exp (via Patna)7%2
Any Other (plzz mention it in the comment)10%3

3 posts - Sun Jul 09, 2017

10 posts - Mon Jul 10, 2017

  
1935 views
Jul 10 2017 (11:15)
debarathi mandal   4934 blog posts   11457 correct pred (88% accurate)
Re# 2347423-15            Tags   Past Edits
Up kaviguru r time ta odd....S1 full thake....but general ea temon public hoi na.....kono train er patronage sudhu up/down ea hoi na.....both up+down milea avarage kara hoi....tokhon passenger capacity per trip pao jai

  
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Jul 10 2017 (14:17)
The lone ranger~   38 blog posts
Re# 2347423-16            Tags   Past Edits
I can't vote now, but my vote goes to shabd bhedi and BWN RPH exp

  
1781 views
Jul 10 2017 (18:42)
Hardik pandya should be promoted up the order~   385 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2347423-17            Tags   Past Edits
Thnx vote counted

  
1784 views
Jul 10 2017 (18:49)
Hardik pandya should be promoted up the order~   385 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2347423-18            Tags   Past Edits
Kono tatei bheed hoina sir, Ami almost every week with train tai chapi, in fact jeta BHP theke aase setateo chepechhi, but sebhabe pax thake na

  
1773 views
Jul 10 2017 (19:56)
debarathi mandal   4934 blog posts   11457 correct pred (88% accurate)
Re# 2347423-19            Tags   Past Edits
Rail to emni emni loss khaor jonno 3 te coach lagabe na....main katha etar sanage kono train er RSA nei....tai RSA er jonno extra rake bolte parbe na....jodi passenger ei na hoi tahale rail etake extra coach dito na
  
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Jun 16 2017 (20:34)   12020/Ranchi - Howrah Shatabdi Express | HWH/Howrah Junction (23 PFs)

Ideologies Matters More~   620 blog posts
Entry# 2323134            Tags   Past Edits
PTA of 12020
*Based on avg. monthly analysis.
Traffic Sources: /blog/post/2324968

32 posts - Fri Jun 16, 2017

1 posts - Sat Jun 17, 2017

4 posts - Sun Jun 18, 2017

  
1651 views
Jun 18 2017 (13:47)
snkt17~   756 blog posts
Re# 2323134-40            Tags   Past Edits
Haan or uss 50 km k liye jab taxi wale 2000 rs maangte hain naa to fir 1:30 ghanta shatabdi mein bitana he thik lagta hai.....please ab bus se mt bolna ki 1:30 ghanta he lagta hai.......i can't tell u about bhojudih n surrounding areas but the city people of bokaro they never deboard at dhn at all...

  
1615 views
Jun 18 2017 (13:47)
snkt17~   756 blog posts
Re# 2323134-41            Tags   Past Edits
No.bro this train is doing very well even after taking the gmo route....so don't worry

  
1438 views
Jun 19 2017 (11:37)
snkt17~   756 blog posts
Re# 2323134-43            Tags   Past Edits
Yahan pr baat logic se chalti hai....or 'logic' word ka matlab kya hai ye samajhna tumhaare bus ki baat nahi.....meri baat sahi nikal gayi to bolne k liye kch bacha he nahi naa to yehi sab likhoge.....yahan pr padhe likhe log blogging krte hain ye baat samajh lo....iri pr post kiya kro to kch dimaag use krke kiya kro nahi to apna account delete kro or nikal lo......bhaut bejjati hogi

  
1413 views
Jun 19 2017 (11:53)
▶ECR⭐ पू म रे डब्ल्यु ए पी 7 गोमो ⭐ECR◽◀   477 blog posts   5 correct pred (48% accurate)
Re# 2323134-44            Tags   Past Edits
no need to fight here guys ..
discuss with good manners yaar ..
hope u both will understand ..

  
1390 views
Jun 19 2017 (12:02)
snkt17~   756 blog posts
Re# 2323134-45            Tags   Past Edits
M not the one who started this........This is a public forum n no one should be allowed to stoop down to the level that this foolish guy did.....n if some1 goes down to that level then my reply would be bang on
  
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Sep 11 2015 (14:29)   53339/Dhanbad - Chandrapura Passenger (UnReserved) | SJA/Sijua (2 PFs)
 

रेल में सवारी भारत की सवारी   4948 blog posts   64 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 1587845            Tags   Past Edits
Sijua on the DHN-KTH-CRP sub-section on the CIC line is a great place for railfanning. Trains here travel at a very low MPS, due to underground fire. This section was founded during colonial times in 1880, and in that way it precedes the Grand Chord, which was built in 1903.
At 1880 the Dhanbad-Jharia & the DHN-KTH-PLJE section was built and the tracks were laid down for the purpose of loading coal.Jharia and Katras in those days were tiny kingdoms, while Dhanbad was a small village. The coal in Jharia and Katras were the very best in the country, and as such the British made a deal with the local rulers to
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construct a railway line to Jharia & Katras. Sitting prettily in between Katras & Jharia, this small village Dhanbad was chosen as the terminus for this two lines. However there was a requirement for the construction of a Loco Tank for watering the engines, as well a loco shed for maintainance of the locos. The nearest loco shed, the then 'East Indian Railways' largest was at Sitarampur with which Dhanbad had no rail link. This was because the Damodar was then the 'Sorrow of Bengal'. Every year it flooded and caused the deaths of thousands. Even the british had tried for several years to built a bridge, but the monsoon flooding would undo every progess they made. And as such there were rail lines which terminated at Barakar. But with the discovery of rich coal areas,the british wanted them to be directly connected with the industrial heartlands of Calcutta.
This is how a small unknown village, by virtue of it's sheer luck happened to become a not only a railway terminus, but also housed 'EIR's' largest loco tank as well as largest loco shed!
After the completion of this route, the british suddenly realised that if they they laid a railway tracks from Howrah to Gaya to 'Moghulsarai' (The British name for now Mughalsarai), they happened to reduce the distance from Calcutta to Delhi even further. The Brits toiled for years and bridges were laid across the Damodar, the Phalgow and the '5km streching' Sone!
Tunnels were laid across the Gurpa & Gajhandi forrests, and curves bulit to counter the steep gradient change as the Chotanagpur Plateau receded. Finally with much fanfare Lord Minto innargurated the Grand Chord in 1906,at Gajhandi. Meanwhile the British had extended the DHN-PLJE all the way to Madhya Pradesh, and named it as the CIC section.
With the completion of the Grand Chord however, Dhanbad was connected to Calcutta as well and Delhi directly and as such, in a small space of time became a important junction on the Grand Chord. It became the center of Coal-Loading and passenger travel, as both Jharia and Katras lost their past influences, somewhat.
Within a space of 100 years a small unknown village has become a thriving industrial city! And all this started because of this two railway lines!
It is sad that both these railway lines hav had to become victims of Underground Fires, caused by pure negligence!
While the Dhanbad-Jharia line is already history, the DHN-PLJE section is counting it's last breaths! Alternate routes are being planned, and soon this line will fade into Oblivion.....................................
Coming back to the present. It was a hot sunny afternoon and myself and my friend found ourselves at Sijua station waiting to catch the Jhargram-Dhanbad MEMU to Dhanbad.
While standing the overhead bridges, we spotted three trains in the space of 1 hours. We spotted two WAM-4s, 2 WAG-9s, a WAG-7, and the MEMU itself!
However as a tribute to the WAM-4, the 'Rahul Dravid of Indian Railways', for it's selfless 40 years of service, we clicked the pictures of the two WAM-4s only!
Picture 1-5 shows MGS WAM-4 bring in the DHN-CRP passenger.
Picture 6 shows TATA WAM-4 speed by with the marathon runner ALLP-DHN Express.
Hope you enjoyed this railfanning report, I added a touch of the history of the CIC section as well!
#Arnab

3 posts - Fri Sep 11, 2015

7 posts - Sat Sep 12, 2015

  
16526 views
Sep 12 2015 (12:21)
रेल में सवारी भारत की सवारी   4948 blog posts   64 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1587845-11            Tags   Past Edits
Yes the Dhanbad Jharia rail line had to be scarpped in 2002

  
16526 views
Sep 12 2015 (12:22)
रेल में सवारी भारत की सवारी   4948 blog posts   64 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1587845-12            Tags   Past Edits
How can tiny tit bits of rain extinguish a massive underground inferno, my friend?

  
No
I mean during monsoon times

  
16521 views
Sep 12 2015 (13:07)
रेल में सवारी भारत की सवारी   4948 blog posts   64 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1587845-14            Tags   Past Edits
No even monsoon rains are not enough!

  
16462 views
Sep 12 2015 (13:13)
sys tem~   8227 blog posts   75732 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 1587845-15            Tags   Past Edits
Fire has been burning time immorial... I have seen it myself.... Have lived Chas, bokaro dhanbad jharia area... Train speed between bksc and gomoh is very slow
  
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Dec 31 2016 (15:01)   12019/Howrah - Ranchi Shatabdi Express | HWH/Howrah Junction (23 PFs)

Vikramjeet Maitra~   618 blog posts   271 correct pred (61% accurate)
Entry# 2111440            Tags   Past Edits
video link : click here
shatabdi express locomotive ride overtaking trains at 130 kmph
  
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Jan 03 2015 (12:58)   63518/Asansol - Barddhaman MEMU | KPK/Kalipahari (4 PFs)
 

Vaibhav Agarwal*^   6116 blog posts   2568 correct pred (95% accurate)
Entry# 1329091            Tags   Past Edits
Power and Traffic Block between Kalipahari and Raniganj for track maintenance work on 4/1/15

4 posts - Jan 2015

2 posts - Feb 2015

4 posts - Jun 2015

6 posts - Jul 2015

1 posts - Aug 2015

3 posts - Sep 2015

2 posts - Oct 2015

1 posts - Dec 2015

5 posts - Jan 2016

  
29079 views
Feb 03 2016 (23:29)
Vaibhav Agarwal*^   6116 blog posts   2568 correct pred (95% accurate)
Re# 1329091-33            Tags   Past Edits
Power and Traffic Block in Khana - Asansol Section for track maintenance work on 4 Feb

  
28695 views
Feb 20 2016 (13:17)
Vaibhav Agarwal*^   6116 blog posts   2568 correct pred (95% accurate)
Re# 1329091-34            Tags   Past Edits
Power and Traffic Block between Kalipahari -Asansol on 21/2/16

  
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Mar 06 2016 (01:43)
Vaibhav Agarwal*^   6116 blog posts   2568 correct pred (95% accurate)
Re# 1329091-35            Tags   Past Edits
Power and Traffic Block between Paraj - Mankar for erection of portal boom on 6/3/16

  
23122 views
Jul 13 2016 (00:31)
Vaibhav Agarwal*^   6116 blog posts   2568 correct pred (95% accurate)
Re# 1329091-36            Tags   Past Edits
Power and Traffic Block between Kalipahari and Raniganj for track maintenance work on 12/7/16 and 15/7/16

  
20988 views
Jul 31 2016 (12:35)
Vaibhav Agarwal*^   6116 blog posts   2568 correct pred (95% accurate)
Re# 1329091-37            Tags   Past Edits
Power and Traffic block between Raniganj - Andal for track maintenance work on 31/7/16
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