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Blog Entry# 1404639  
Posted: Mar 23 2015 (09:32)

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Last Response: Mar 24 2015 (13:54)
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Mar 23 2015 (09:31)   Trial Run on Railway Line Successful

rdb*^   130047 news posts
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COIMBATORE:Railway Department officials are hopeful of operating more trains again from Coimbatore to Mettupalayam following the successful trial run of a locomotive on Saturday.
Work on electrification of railway tracks from Coimbatore to Mettupalayam began a year back, and was completed recently.
Following line inspection, the trial run of a train engine was carried out from Coimbatore North railway station to Mettupalayam on Saturday.
this, railway officials have planned to conduct a trial run by plying a train with four coaches, probably within this week.
According to officials, inspection would be conducted by the Commissioner of Railway Safety to ensure safety of the track for regular operation of trains on the line. “Following the inspection and certification of line safety, regular train operations is likely to begin,” he added.
The Coimbatore Railway Users Welfare Association, president Jameel Ahmed, said, “We expect earlier completion of trial run and inspection. We hope that services several of the already existing trains would be extended to Mettupalayam,” he added.

Mar 23 2015 (09:32)
rdb*^   31427 blog posts   378079 correct pred (80% accurate)
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CBE to MTP electfn completed...

Mar 24 2015 (13:20)
rojaRAJU~   310 blog posts
Re# 1404639-2            Tags   Past Edits
Gud News...
This year ie. 2014-2015, Electrification was planned to be completed on 1] MDU - TEN, MEJ - TN route, 2] CBE - MTP routes...
1] MDU - TEN/ TN route scheduled to be completed by Sep2014 was completed by Dec2014...
CBE - MTP Electrification scheduled to be completed by Dec2014 was completed by Mar2015...
After this, Next year ie. 2015-2016, Electrification would be done in 1] ED - KRR - TPJ 2] KRR - DG route ...

Mar 24 2015 (13:29)
rojaRAJU~   310 blog posts
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Apart from Nilgiri Express running in Full Electric Line, these trains which may be extended with Electric Loco ...
1] Mumbai LTT - CBE Express to MTP
2] Nizamuddin - CBE Kongu Express to MTP

Mar 24 2015 (13:54)
WAP7~   703 blog posts   836 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 1404639-4            Tags   Past Edits
Great news, expecting MEMU's between MTP-CBE-PTJ-PGT, MTP-CBE-TUP-ED and after gauge conversion between CBE-POY a DMU between MTP-CBE-POY-PALANI can be introduced, but this is a distant dream lets wait and c what the railways has in its mind.
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