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12859/Gitanjali Express (PT)
गीतांजली एक्सप्रेस     गीतांजलि एक्सप्रेस

CSTM/Mumbai CSM Terminus --> HWH/Howrah Junction

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Tue Nov 01, 1977
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1) 12859 CSMT-Howrah Gitanjali Express sch dep 0600 hrs on 10.1.2018 is *RESCHEDULED* at 1130 hrs on 10.1.2018 (Up train 4 hrs 20 min late) 2)...
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Due to block in Kharagpur for remodelling of yard , train will be cancelled on 18.11.17. Reschedule to leave CSMT at 11:30 hrs instead of 06:00 hrs on 13.11.17
Tue Jan 09, 2018 (07:38PM)
Updated: Jan 21 2018 (19:19) by 12649⭐️ KSK ⭐️12650^~
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RSA pattern is 18410--12860--12859--18409 ; 5 rakes (combined). only PC belongs to SER. att/detta at SRC Yard.
Rating: 3.1/5 (293 votes)
cleanliness - average (52)
punctuality - good (51)
food - average (47)
ticket avbl - average (50)
u/r coach - average (27)
railfanning - good (49)
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Today (10:25)   12860/Gitanjali Express (PT) | KGY/Kulgachia (3 PFs)

arajitgharai~   44 blog posts
Entry# 3033437            Tags   Past Edits
#30553 (Ex - TATA) Santragachi (SRC) WAP7i lead 12860 HWH CSMT Gitanjali Express Negotiating a Sharp Curve at maximum permissible speed.
Video Link :- click here .
  
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Dec 03 2017 (11:17)   12957/Swarna Jayanti Rajdhani Express | CSMT/Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (18 PFs)

Avishek Ray~   299 blog posts   7 correct pred (78% accurate)
Entry# 2845598            Tags   Past Edits
**Too much privilege?**
For past few years a trend has been set by IR. A train is being given commercial Halt within a very short span at another station of the same city shortly after departing from a major station. There are countless examples throughout the country, amidst which some notable examples are Guwahati/ Kamakhya, CSTM/ Dadar, NDLS/ NZM/ Delhi Cantt, HWH/ SRC, BPL/ Habibganj, SBC/ BNC, Patna/ Rajendranagar, ADI/ Sabarmati etc. And not only ordinary Mail/ Express, many big names like Swarna Jayanti Rajdhani, Ajmer Shatabdi, Bengaluru Shatabdi, Ashram, Shram Shakti, Saraighat, North East, Vikramshila, Gitanjali, Punjab Mail, Kalka Mail, Bengaluru Mail etc are falling under this scheme in recent days.
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you thing that it is justified?
1) Yes. it helps to serve a big city better61%35
2) Yes. it generates better revenue0%0
3) Both 1 and 22%1
4) No. public transport can't satisfy everyone. people should also compromise a bit2%1
5) No. it unnecessarily slows down a train2%1
6) No. instead the Halt should be given to another deserving station enroute2%1
7) All of 4. 5 and 60%0
8) Justified for short journey trains (Pass/ Fast Pass/ICE etc) but not justified for Long Journey M/E. Superfast. Premiums30%17
9) Your opinion (Please comment)2%1

8 posts - Sat Dec 16, 2017

  
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Dec 16 2017 (14:47)
The countdown starts with 95~   1689 blog posts   522 correct pred (55% accurate)
Re# 2845598-9            Tags   Past Edits
TN is more exclusively for Delhi and Chennai Cities. Probably the fact that NZM is a large terminal with trains towards Agra and Kota may justify this halt. Also probably due to convenience of passengers and traffic factors , NZM is given halt.

  
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Dec 18 2017 (13:03)
Science is better than Engineering and Technology*^~   15090 blog posts   2 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2845598-10            Tags   Past Edits
TN TNSK APSK TL KA KASK KESK goa are special case. ordinary regular Sf like thirukural ddn mdu dhakshin need not skip MTJ AGC like stations. if traffic is huge and places have other alternaive trains for that destination then v can think of such skipping.

  
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Jan 20 2018 (03:10)
12649⭐️ KSK ⭐️12650^~   17026 blog posts   7756 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 2845598-11            Tags   Past Edits
Thirukkural's priority is same as Sampark Kranti (APSK/TNSK, as these 3 share same slot). It can't be termed as an "ordinary regular Sf" in my opinion....

  
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Jan 20 2018 (06:42)
Science is better than Engineering and Technology*^~   15090 blog posts   2 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2845598-12            Tags   Past Edits
mdu ddn have slot sharing with himsagar nuvug. so can v brand earlier as express or latter as SF?

  
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Jan 20 2018 (11:57)
12649⭐️ KSK ⭐️12650^~   17026 blog posts   7756 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 2845598-13            Tags   Past Edits
Latter as SF,
Because when you calculate the speed in section where it shares slot (NDLS-Erode), it is 60+
Isn't it enough to call it as SF?
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Also, APSK/TNSK/Thirukkural have slot-sharing right from
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the starting station (NZM)......but Himsagar/Navyug already cover a long distance before Delhi + too many halts before that. So not possible to compare both cases
  
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Dec 23 2017 (10:26)   12859/Gitanjali Express (PT) | BD/Badnera Junction (Amravati) (4 PFs) | SRC/WAP-7/30564

nankit0507~   1085 blog posts   48 correct pred (58% accurate)
Entry# 2923979            Tags   Past Edits
Legendary 12859 Mumbai CST-Howrah Gitanjali Superfast Express with DLW SRC WAP 7 at Badnera.Jn. Arrived 10 mins before and halted for 25 mins. I talked to Loco pilot he said there is no permanent allotment of WAP 7 to this train. Anything can be there.
If you observe that big loco number pic, there TATANAGAR was written at black painted portion.
Source: Self(yesterday)

17 posts - Sat Dec 23, 2017

  
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Dec 23 2017 (20:15)
nankit0507~   1085 blog posts   48 correct pred (58% accurate)
Re# 2923979-18            Tags   Past Edits
Wo RSA aur unnecessary halts ki wajah se issue hogya hai. warna legendary prestigious speedy train hai wo.

  
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Dec 23 2017 (20:44)
BJ~   2596 blog posts
Re# 2923979-19            Tags   Past Edits
Bhid to passenger train mein bhi hoti hai bro

  
1464 views
Dec 23 2017 (23:12)
nankit0507~   1085 blog posts   48 correct pred (58% accurate)
Re# 2923979-20            Tags   Past Edits
bhai u haven't seen Gitanjali i think. Gitanjali ko passenger train se compare kar rahe ho yaar ab kya bolna apko. Pura desh salam thokta wo train ko. Sab hi zone k log

  
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Dec 23 2017 (23:21)
BJ~   2596 blog posts
Re# 2923979-21            Tags   Past Edits
Travelled many times from Nk to JL, NGP, nad HWH. howrah jaate samay 2014 me itna khatarnak ganda tha ki purs raaste toilet nahi gaya main ismein... station per jaata tha

  
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Dec 23 2017 (23:32)
nankit0507~   1085 blog posts   48 correct pred (58% accurate)
Re# 2923979-22            Tags   Past Edits
to utna to maximum trains gande rhete. Jitna khatarnak ganda aap bol rahe ho. Maximum howrah bound trains ka yahi haal hai except Jnaneshwari and Samarsata.
  
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Jan 17 2018 (22:08)   12860/Gitanjali Express (PT) | SIN/Sion (4 PFs) | SRC/WAP-7(I)/30558

Arzan Kotval   1458 blog posts
Entry# 3012326            Tags   Past Edits
Attractive Twin Night Captures Of Superfast Gitanjali Express & Devgiri Express At Sion, Mumbai !!!
  
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Jan 21 2018 (23:09)   12860/Gitanjali Express (PT) | SRC/WAP-7/30553

Some questions should remain unanswered~   411 blog posts
Entry# 3026241            Tags   Past Edits
Today's power SRC P7 30553
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