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Blog Entry# 1925412  
Posted: Jul 10 2016 (20:09)

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Last Response: Jul 11 2016 (06:20)
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Jul 10 2016 (20:09)  

Had a Journey of RPM WAP7 mania~   1137 blog posts   6 correct pred (73% accurate)
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I m having a doubt
Wat is POH,HOG(POHed WAP4,HOGed WAP7).when it is used

39 posts - Sun Jul 10, 2016

Jul 10 2016 (22:58)
ERS WDM3A 16857R~   784 blog posts   24 correct pred (83% accurate)
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Both of them are transferred to KYN I guess.

Jul 10 2016 (23:00)
Addicted To IRI®♔®~   15354 blog posts   626 correct pred (62% accurate)
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Aaye To thhe Par 3 Tarikh Ko Transfer ho gaye

Jul 10 2016 (23:11)
The elusive and rare WDP3 and WDM3~   2457 blog posts
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The 'Head' in HOG does not refer to overhead lines. It refers to the head of the train, which is the locomotive. The original term for using the locomotive's power to directly run the electrical equipment in the coaches is HEP (Head end power). Instead of locally generating power for each coach or carrying a separate coach just for power generation, if the Head of the train, which is the locomotive, itself generates power for the electrical equipment in the coach, then the train is said to have HEP. Locomotives which are capable of this are called HOG capable locos.
WAP5, WAG9 and WDP4 originally came with provisions for adding this functionality, but IR did not
utilize them at that time. Now WAP7 has been enabled for this and a few EMD's as well. WDP4B was initially enabled with HOG for trials. At that time the locos were with TKD. Now WDP4 locos have also been enabled for the same. Recently BGKT DP4's were observed with HOG functionality and were used for the JU JP intercity and probably for the Talgo trials also.

Jul 10 2016 (23:18)
Guest: 2a4ff1d7   show all posts
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Thanks sir, This is the most perfect explanation of all those which I have received yet. I knew that you are the one who can explain things in the most simplified and understandable manner _/\_

Jul 11 2016 (06:20)
DLW made WAP7 named Varun^~   9105 blog posts   10977 correct pred (86% accurate)
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No loco is ideal or perfect. But EMDs are far better than alcos in smoking.Some TKD and BGKT EMDs are HOG capable.
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