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12696/Thiruvananthapuram Central - Chennai Central SF Express (PT)
തിരുവനന്തപുരം-ചെന്നൈ സൂപ്പർഫാസ്റ്റ് എക്സ്പ്രസ്സ്‌     तिरुवनन्तपुरम सेंट्रल - चेन्नई सेंट्रल सुपरफास्ट एक्सप्रेस

VN/Vaniyambadi --> AJJ/Arakkonam Junction

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Till 15.12.17 Dereserved tickets will be issued only for journey upto ERN as there is heavy rush due to Sabarimala Season
Sat Nov 25, 2017 (07:54PM)
Updated: Nov 01 2017 (08:41) by imaravIndian^~
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Dec 17 2017 (12:01)   12695/Chennai Central - Thiruvananthapuram Central SF Express (PT) | PER/Perambur (4 PFs) | RPM/WAP-7/30417

DLW made RPM WAP7 30622^~   11923 blog posts   20518 correct pred (87% accurate)
Entry# 2898754            Tags   Past Edits
WAP7 Chennai Thiruvananthapuram Superfast begins its 900+ KM journey:
Royapuram ( RPM ) WAP7 30417 hauled 12695 Chennai - Thiruvananthapuram Superfast Express skips Perambur.
Date:15th December,2017.
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Nov 29 2017 (18:26)   12696/Thiruvananthapuram Central - Chennai Central SF Express (PT) | MAS/Chennai Central (12 PFs) | RPM/WAP-7/30420

गीतांजली एक्सप्रेस*^~   7655 blog posts   4612 correct pred (80% accurate)
Entry# 2830836            Tags   Past Edits
12696 Chennai-Trivandrum Sf , RPM wap 7,30420 was in Lead
  
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Nov 30 2017 (01:40)   12695/Chennai Central - Thiruvananthapuram Central SF Express (PT) | KTYM/Kottayam (3 PFs)

गीतांजली एक्सप्रेस*^~   7655 blog posts   4612 correct pred (80% accurate)
Entry# 2832065            Tags   Past Edits
KTYM/Kottayam ,took while on board late 12696

  
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Nov 30 2017 (19:02)
Srinivas S Pai~   133 blog posts   122 correct pred (64% accurate)
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How late was it??This picture seems to be taken in daylight while right time of 12696 at KTYM is 20.40

  
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गीतांजली एक्सप्रेस*^~   7655 blog posts   4612 correct pred (80% accurate)
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Sorry wrongly put number it was late by 3 hrs delayed in sa cbe stretch
  
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Jul 21 2017 (21:47)   12007/Chennai Central - Mysuru Shatabdi Express | MAS/Chennai Central (12 PFs) | AJJ/WAP-1/22011

LHB for TN Express~   1104 blog posts   183 correct pred (71% accurate)
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Presenting a complete Journey compilation on board the Shatabdi Express connecting Chennai and Mysore, though i did the journey only till Bengaluru. The Journey happened in 2014, the times when Bengaluru City was the only halt of this train. We begin our journey from Chennai on an early February morning and make our way out of the city twisting and turning through the initial 5kms. Once the mainline is joined at Perambur it is a non stop run all the way to Bengaluru. The early morning arrivals come in thick and fast. The third and fourth line between Tiruvallur and Arakkonam were just taking shape and hence the customary switch to slow line happened at Tiruvallur. The
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AJJ WAP1 hauling us was utilized fully and Katpadi was reached in exactly 105mins. The train used to skip Katpadi earlier and hence the slow crawl into the mainline even as the daily Superfast from Thiruvananthapuram made its way out. The run through to Jolarpettai was butter smooth, and the 84km distance was gulped down in just 60mins. After switching to the Bengaluru bound lines here, the ascent began into the ghats bordering Andhra Pradesh and Tamilnadu. The WAP1 made little work of the 15coach load and barreled ahead undeterred of the continuous grades and curves. Pretty soon we were knocking the gates of Bengaluru as we descended the down grade and cruised into Whitefield, subsequently thrashing Krishnarajapuram and slowing down for a speed restriction at Baiyyappanahalli. The journey took 5mins lesser than the ETA, and was one of the more memorable journeys I have ever done on this route.
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Jun 27 2017 (13:14)   12695/Chennai Central - Thiruvananthapuram Central SF Express (PT) | ED/Erode Junction (4 PFs)

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Entry# 2334312            Tags   Past Edits
RPM WAP7 pulls into PF2 of ED with a closed GR CC with one of the fastest trains of the section completing 390 km run in less than 6 hrs (5 hrs 50 mins)
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