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TVP/Thiruvananthapuram Pettah (2 PFs)
തിരുവനന്തപുരം പേട്ട     तिरुवनंतपुरम पेट्टा

Track: Double Electric-Line

Kerala Kaumudi Road, Pettah, Trivandrum Ph: 04712470181
State: Kerala


Zone: SR/Southern   Division: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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Mar 21 2015 (10:38) KRCL - train will not make any stops in Karnataka (www.thehindu.com)
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News Entry# 217455  Blog Entry# 1403003   
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Mar 21 2015 (10:39AM)
Station Tag: Karwar/KAWR added by Mysuru Express/961653

Mar 21 2015 (10:39AM)
Station Tag: Kundapura/KUDA added by Mysuru Express/961653

Mar 21 2015 (10:39AM)
Station Tag: Udupi/UD added by Mysuru Express/961653

Mar 21 2015 (10:39AM)
Station Tag: Thiruvananthapuram Pettah/TVP added by Mysuru Express/961653

Mar 21 2015 (10:39AM)
Station Tag: Ernakulam Town (North)/ERN added by Mysuru Express/961653

Mar 21 2015 (10:39AM)
Station Tag: Shoranur Junction/SRR added by Mysuru Express/961653

Mar 21 2015 (10:39AM)
Station Tag: Ratnagiri/RN added by Mysuru Express/961653

Mar 21 2015 (10:39AM)
Station Tag: Thrissur/TCR added by Mysuru Express/961653

Mar 21 2015 (10:39AM)
Station Tag: Kozhikode Main/CLT added by Mysuru Express/961653

Mar 21 2015 (10:39AM)
Station Tag: Madgaon Junction/MAO added by Mysuru Express/961653

Mar 21 2015 (10:39AM)
Station Tag: Mangalore Central/MAQ added by Mysuru Express/961653

Mar 21 2015 (10:39AM)
Train Tag: Mumbai CST - Ernakulam Premium Special/02065 added by Mysuru Express/961653

Mar 21 2015 (10:39AM)
Train Tag: Mumbai CST - Tirunelveli Premium Special/02057 added by Mysuru Express/961653
Posted by: ~ 130 news posts
Konkan Railway has, in a press release, said that the halt announcement it made on Thursday for two trains is wrong. Instead of the halts announced earlier, Train No. 02057 Mumbai CST-Tirunelveli Premium Weekly Special will stop only at Thane, Ratnagiri, Madgaon, Shoranur, Ernakulam Town and Thiruvananthapuram. The train will not make any stops in Karnataka.
Similarly, Train No. 02065 Mumbai CST-Ernakulam Premium Weekly Special will halt only at Thane, Madgaon, Mangaluru Junction, Kozhikode and Thrissur.

10 Public Posts - Sat Mar 21, 2015

5 Public Posts - Sun Mar 22, 2015

  
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Mar 22 2015 (15:21)
V I V E K   980 blog posts   136 correct pred (66% accurate)
Re# 1403003-17            Tags   Past Edits
You please check the ticket availability in Matsyagandha and CST SF from Mangalore.Even tommorows ticket is RAC only whereas you check the availabilty in Netravati or Mangala from ERS,it is WL for more than a month.Definitely,the railways don't find the need for a premium till MAJN.Also these special premiums run very slow(speed in 40s) whereas there are two dedicated SF from MAQ/MAJN.So it is better to serve regions with less trains to Mumbai.Maybe there is a Techinical halt at MAJN(I think railways don't announce tech halts like that).We will find out after the train starts running.

  
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Mar 22 2015 (16:53)
Guest: 823eaadc   show all posts
Re# 1403003-18            Tags   Past Edits
These special trains are supposed to cater to the addl demand in specific routes/ regions during festival/ summer/ puja/ Deepavali etc. There is nothing wrong in specifying MAJN as tech halt-- no loss to rlys and passengers are also clear that they can book till SRR and get down at MAJN withour any questions in their mind.
I agree that Kerala-Mumbai is a high demand route. If you put 10 addl trains also, they will get filled up. I am not against any of these. Kerala has demand and spl trains are introduced every year during summer, puja, christmas, sabarimala etc.
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does not mean that Karnataka has no addl demand towards Mumbai during summer, puja etc. Let rlys introduce spl trains from Mumbai to Karnataka towns -- Mangalore, Bangalore, Ballari etc and then gauge the sucess or failure of such trains. Not only in Konkan route, Karnataka gets zero additional trains from/ to any important towns -- be it Mysore, Shimoga, Hubballi, Ballari or Mangaluru or for that matter, any other place in karnataka. SWR which controls major part of KA is not at all (repeat not at all) interested to run any spl train towards Mumbai. They are running spl and premiums only to TN/ KL or to eastern states. CR/ SR which have their spls running through Konkan can help Karnataka passengers by providing some stops. But Karnataka pax are hoodwinked with 'Premium' concept.
As pointed out by you, instead of TEN, this spl can be terminated at KCVL/ TVC. In such a case, one stop can be given at MAJN.
If Rlys feel that TEN has much premium demand, why not they run a premium via Pune, Bangalore, Madurai with the stipulated 5 stoppages at Pune, Guntakal, Bangalore, Salem and Madurai. This will link atleast more geographical area. OR Mumbai - TEN via Pune, Guntakal, Tirupathi, Trichy and Madurai can also be thought of.

  
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Mar 22 2015 (19:37)
Konkan Railway KR   314 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
Re# 1403003-19            Tags   Past Edits
you are right now tickets are avbl in RAC but after April 10 onwards you can find that there is GNWL 100 & above thereafter from April 20 onwards there is more than GNWL 200/300 in both 12619 & 12133 so running spl trians on this route will not recieve failure for IR...

  
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Mar 22 2015 (19:38)
Konkan Railway KR   314 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
Re# 1403003-20            Tags   Past Edits
this can be done...

  
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Apr 18 2015 (21:28)
Guest: 3bf951e7   show all posts
Re# 1403003-21            Tags   Past Edits
I think KR means Konkan Railway means(K-KARWAR n R-RATNAGIRI), but now a days KR stand for KERALA REGION, because almost all trains stop only kerala region instead of KARNATAKA, GOA, MAHARASHTRA region.
Some trains like 22149/22150, 12484/12483, 16311/13612,12217/12218,12287/12288 there is halt in between udupi and Madgaon and also Madgaon and Panvel. Ratnagiri is very famous town Maharashtra Konkan region and also konkan railway division and same thing in Karwar also. Why rail board and Konkan Railway people not taken single risk to stop train not only almost all places in KARNATAKA, GOA, MAHARASHTRA that very helpful all the konkan people
  
Nov 13 2014 (18:54) special trains for clear traffic during Sabarimalai festival season. (irctcnews.in)
New/Special Trains
SR/Southern

News Entry# 201087   
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Nov 13 2014 (6:54PM)
Station Tag: Thiruvananthapuram Pettah/TVP added by irctcinblogspotcom/879948

Nov 13 2014 (6:54PM)
Station Tag: Bangalore City Junction/SBC added by irctcinblogspotcom/879948

Nov 13 2014 (6:54PM)
Train Tag: Trivandrum - Bangalore Cantt.Premium Special/02658 added by irctcinblogspotcom/879948

Nov 13 2014 (6:54PM)
Train Tag: Bangalore Cantt. - Trivandrum Premium Special/02657 added by irctcinblogspotcom/879948
Train No.02657 Bangalore Cantonment – Thiruvananthapuram PREMIUM superfast special train will leave Bangalore Cantonment at 19.15 hrs. o­n 21.11.2014 & 28.11.2014 and reach Thiruvananthapuram at 08.30 hrs. the next day.
Train No.02658 Thiruvananthapuram – Bangalore Cantonment PREMIUM superfast special train will leave Thiruvananthapuram at 18.45 hrs. o­n 23.11.2014 & 30.11.2014 and reach Bangalore Cantonment at 08.10 hrs. the next day.
The composition of the trains will be 1 AC 2-tier, 2 AC 3-tier, 12 Sleeper Class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches.
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May 17 2014 (10:30) India’s Bullet Train project: Modi may opt E. Sreedharan as his Principal Advisor (www.railnews.co.in)
Commentary/Human Interest

News Entry# 177141   
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May 17 2014 (10:30AM)
Station Tag: Thiruvananthapuram Pettah/TVP added by Going to Leave Firozpur Cantt in 28 Days/311087
Posted by: xxx 332 news posts
तिरुवनंथपुरम Thiruvananthapuram: Reports state that Modi would like the technocrat and ‘Metro Man’ of India Mr.E.Sreedharan to implement his mission of transforming the Indian Railways. He has already hinted at his plan to upgrade the railways by connecting the major cities with Bullet Trains on the main routes. Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leaders in Kerala do not rule out the possibility of Sreedharan going as Principal Advisor to the ensuing Prime Minister of India Mr.Narendra Modi.
A senior leader in the state said Modi was keen on people with a track record of getting things done efficiently and fast.
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retired Indian Engineering Service (IES) officer, Sreedharan had proved his mettle by building the metros in Kolkata and Delhi and the Konkan Railway. Modi has been all praise for Sreedharan for transforming the urban transportation in the country. He had even recommended the country’s highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna for the technocrat.
Sreedharan, who is now engaged in building the metro at Kochi and Lucknow, has also lauded Modi for his ability to take quick decisions and implement them earlier. Endorsing Modi’s candidature for Prime Minister’s post in March this year, Sreedharan had hoped that his leadership would hasten the government’s decision making process.
Sreedharan had cited the factory Modi government set up at Salvi in Vadodara district for making metro trains as a good example of his ability to take fast decisions. He pointed out that the factory was set up in a record time of 18 months. Sreedharan lauded the speed at which Modi works if it is ‘development-oriented’ and cited many examples, which make him attracted towards Modi. Sreedharan also said that India needs a more dynamic leadership to take fast decisions in development initiatives, so as to revitalize the economy and its 120 Crore people. More and more development means more and more employment so that the very problems country is facing like poverty, under-nourishment and corruption are eliminated from the society. ”Lets empower people with necessary food, employment and safety so that many of the problems country is facing will automatically vanish” said Sreedharan on an occasion, mentioning Modi has such capabilities to transform the country towards development.
It is not clear whether Sreedharan will take up the task. A major factor is his age. He will cross 82 in June. Sreedharan was not immediately available for comment. However, sources close to him said that Sreedharan was not averse to taking up any specific time-bound projects which are destined to change the nation and brings in development.
  
Dec 26 2013 (09:16) ഓട്ടത്തിനിടെ തീവണ്ടിയുടെ അടിവശം തകര്‍ന്നു; ഒഴിവായത് വന്‍ ദുരന്തം (www.mathrubhumi.com)
Major Accidents/Disruptions
SR/Southern
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News Entry# 161712  Blog Entry# 946174   
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Dec 26 2013 (9:17AM)
Station Tag: Trivandrum Central/TVC added by vadakkus/56061

Dec 26 2013 (9:17AM)
Station Tag: Thiruvananthapuram Pettah/TVP added by vadakkus/56061

Dec 26 2013 (9:17AM)
Train Tag: Guruvayur Trivandrum Intercity Express/16341 added by vadakkus/56061
SLR coach of 16341 (GUV - TVC) falls apart (floor falls down) while running at Trivandrum Pettah. Again. IR and SR continues to dump the worst and oldest coaches in Kerala. Hope nothing bad happens.
തിരുവനന്തപുരം: ഗുരുവായൂര്‍ -തിരുവനന്തപുരം ഇന്റര്‍സിറ്റി എക്‌സ്​പ്രസിന്റെ ലേഡീസ് കോച്ചിന്റെ അടിവശം യാത്രയ്ക്കിടെ തകര്‍ന്നു. യാത്രക്കാര്‍ തലനാരിഴയ്ക്ക് രക്ഷപ്പെട്ടു. ചൊവ്വാഴ്ച രാവിലെ പത്തിന് പേട്ട റെയില്‍വേ സ്റ്റേഷനില്‍ വെച്ചായിരുന്നു അപകടം. കൊല്ലത്ത് നിന്ന് എത്തിയ ഇന്റര്‍സിറ്റി പേട്ടയില്‍ നിര്‍ത്തിയശേഷം തിരുവനന്തപുരത്തേക്ക് നീങ്ങിത്തുടങ്ങിയപ്പോഴാണ് സംഭവം. ഗാര്‍ഡ് കോച്ചിനോട് ചേര്‍ന്ന് വനിതായാത്രികര്‍ക്ക് നല്‍കിയിട്ടുള്ള കോച്ചിന്റെ അടിവശമാണ് പൊളിഞ്ഞത്. അടിത്തറ ഇളകിയതോടെ ഇതില്‍ ഘടിപ്പിച്ചിരുന്ന സീറ്റ് മറിഞ്ഞു. യാത്രക്കാര്‍ മുന്നോട്ട് മറിഞ്ഞുവീണു.
കോച്ചിന്റെ പ്ലാറ്റ്‌ഫോമില്‍ വിള്ളല്‍ കണ്ടതോടെ യാത്രക്കാര്‍ നിലവിളിച്ചു. ഇതുകേട്ട് ഗാര്‍ഡ് തീവണ്ടി നിര്‍ത്താന്‍ ലോക്കോ
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പൈലറ്റിന് വയര്‍ലെസിലൂടെ നിര്‍ദേശം നല്‍കി. സ്റ്റേഷന്‍ മാസ്റ്ററും മറ്റ് റെയില്‍വേ ജീവനക്കാരും സ്ഥലത്തെത്തി. അല്‍പ്പസമയത്തിനുശേഷം തീവണ്ടി പുറപ്പെടാന്‍ ഗാര്‍ഡ് നിര്‍ദേശം നല്‍കുകയും ചെയ്തു.
ആര്‍ക്കും പരിക്കേല്‍ക്കാത്തതിനാല്‍ സംഭവം ഒതുക്കിത്തീര്‍ക്കാനാണ് റെയില്‍വേ ശ്രമിച്ചത്. തിരുവനന്തപുരം സ്റ്റേഷനിലെത്തിയശേഷം ഈ കോച്ച് വേര്‍പെടുത്തി അറ്റകുറ്റപ്പണിക്ക് അയച്ചു. ഗുരുവായൂര്‍ മുതല്‍ പേട്ടവരെ അപകടാവസ്ഥയിലുള്ള കോച്ചുമായിട്ടാണ് ഈ തീവണ്ടി ഓടിവന്നത്.
സീറ്റിന്റെ കാല്‍ തറച്ചിരുന്ന ഭാഗമാണ് പൊളിഞ്ഞത്. തുരുമ്പെടുത്ത് ദ്രവിച്ചതാണ് അപകടകാരണം. അടിത്തട്ട് തകര്‍ന്ന് സീറ്റിന്റെ കാല്‍ താഴേക്ക് തള്ളിക്കയറിയിരുന്നു. മുമ്പ് ആലപ്പുഴയില്‍ തീവണ്ടിയുടെ കോച്ച് യാത്രയ്ക്കിടെ പാടെ തകര്‍ന്ന് വീണിരുന്നു. വേഗതയില്ലാത്തത് വന്‍ ദുരന്തം ഒഴിവാക്കി. ഈ സംഭവത്തിനുശേഷം പഴഞ്ചന്‍ കോച്ചുകള്‍ ഒഴിവാക്കണമെന്ന് ആവശ്യമുയര്‍ന്നെങ്കിലും റെയില്‍വേ നടപ്പാക്കിയിട്ടില്ല. 25 വര്‍ഷത്തിലേറെ പഴക്കമുള്ള പഴഞ്ചന്‍ കോച്ചുകള്‍ ഇപ്പോഴും റെയില്‍വേ ഉപയോഗിക്കുന്നുണ്ട്.

  
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Dec 26 2013 (10:06)
Nazeer^~   12185 blog posts   16430 correct pred (72% accurate)
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SR will never learn from past experiences. A major mishap averted by god's grace.

  
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Dec 26 2013 (10:11)
Begins Falls Rises ™~   22546 blog posts   1214 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 946174-2            Tags   Past Edits
16341's coaches base?? TVC or GUV?

  
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Dec 26 2013 (10:19)
Vinay Bharadwaj^~   6537 blog posts   984 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 946174-3            Tags   Past Edits
TVC....

  
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Dec 26 2013 (10:23)
S V Iyer^~   16269 blog posts   12455 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 946174-4            Tags   Past Edits
Lesson well learnt or is it?

Thank God that's the worst of the accident.... Even Pak Rail wouldn't have reported such accidents ....

Hope all is well...

  
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Dec 26 2013 (11:08)
KERALA NEEDS OWN WCoR ZONE   124 blog posts   479 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 946174-5            Tags   Past Edits
This is the second time this is happening. Earlier a passenger train's entire coach got ripped off its base while the train was beginning to move out of ALLP station. TVC division trains are the worst maintained in the entire country. The DRM office seems to be least bothered about maintenance, as are people's representatives.
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