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Mar 28 2017 (20:33)
200KMPHFITWAP530086   35 blog posts   43 correct pred (51% accurate)
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at LNL/Lonavala: 13m late
Newly repainted WCAM-3 21945+21948 were the bankers for my train...forgot to note the loco no of our leading loco.... departed Lonavala now...
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Mar 19 2017 (21:24)
200KMPHFITWAP530086   35 blog posts   43 correct pred (51% accurate)
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at VGI/Vangani: on time
Sitting at the window seat & admiring the scenery outside is a whole new joy in itself.. will catch 17411 from Karjat... :)

  
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Mar 19 2017 (22:05)
200KMPHFITWAP530086   35 blog posts   43 correct pred (51% accurate)
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at VGI/Vangani: 18m late
BRC WAP-5 30073 towing dead WDG-4 70053 and 11090 Pune-Jodhpur Express arrived Karjat at 22:04

  
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Mar 19 2017 (22:06)
200KMPHFITWAP530086   35 blog posts   43 correct pred (51% accurate)
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at VGI/Vangani: 19m late
KYN WCAM-2P 21863 arrived Karjat with 12163 Dadar-Chennai Superfast...

  
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Mar 19 2017 (23:15)
200KMPHFITWAP530086   35 blog posts   43 correct pred (51% accurate)
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at LNL/Lonavala: 20m late
Departed Karjat at around 22:20...For some strange reason, it arrived at pf 2 instead of the regular pf 1 at karjat... KYN WCAM-2P 21867 is the link upto Pune.. now at Lonavala...KYN WAG-7's 27367, 27118 & 27395 were the bankers...

  
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Mar 20 2017 (07:38)
200KMPHFITWAP530086   35 blog posts   43 correct pred (51% accurate)
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at KOP/Kolhapur CSMT (Terminal): 13m late
reached Kolhapur at 7:15...10 mins before time....loco link was PUNE WDP-4D 40417... Trip ends here.... experienced high speed runs after Lonavala... :)
  
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Mar 10 2017 (11:59)  

ravi~   473 blog posts   218 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 2192549            Tags   Past Edits
How many I.R.I. fans are Mechanical Engineers ?
1. Yes. I am a Mechanical Engineer23%11
2. No. I am not a Mechanical Engineer77%36

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Mar 13 2017 (21:55)
200KMPHFITWAP530086   35 blog posts   43 correct pred (51% accurate)
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I'm Electrical Engineer....

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200KMPHFITWAP530086
Mar 13 2017 (20:38)
Mar 13 2017 (20:38)   ET/WAG-7/27952   Loco - Add

200KMPHFITWAP530086   2 Conf TLs   0 Void TLs
ET/WAG-7/27952

  
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Mar 13 2017 (20:39)
IR no more Safe^~   20827 blog posts   95986 correct pred (75% accurate)
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belongs to JHS.

  
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Mar 13 2017 (20:42)
200KMPHFITWAP530086   35 blog posts   43 correct pred (51% accurate)
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I'm so sorry..Yes u're right....it is Jhansi Shed...Thanx for pointing it out.... :)
  
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Mar 13 2017 (20:37)   KJT/Karjat Junction (4 PFs) | KYN/WAG-7/27118

200KMPHFITWAP530086   35 blog posts   43 correct pred (51% accurate)
Entry# 2196484            Tags   Past Edits
Kalyan WAG-7's 27118, 27367 & 27395 Plus Itarsi WAG-7 27952 spotted at Karjat Station today
  
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Mar 02 2017 (16:53)  

peternelson444   108 blog posts
Entry# 2183441            Tags   Past Edits
Hi,
Wondering if someone could briefly explain the main differences between the Radjani and Duronto trains please.

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Mar 04 2017 (15:57)
peternelson444   108 blog posts
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Thanks for that! I am a retired rail person.
I was a train manager on the Eurostar trains from London to Paris/Brussels.
I might try and find some old ties we wore to give as gifts to staff I meet on train.

  
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Mar 04 2017 (16:19)
200KMPHFITWAP530086   35 blog posts   43 correct pred (51% accurate)
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Oh wow...that's brilliant.... I would love to hear rail related stories from you about Eurostar & rails in UK.....By the way as a "train manager", what was your nature of duty on the Eurostar trains???
I really love this aspect of railfanning as a passion as it can connect you with people across borders. Cheers.

  
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Mar 06 2017 (16:35)
peternelson444   108 blog posts
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I've been retired for about 15yrs now! Basically in charge of everything on train and all the safety and operational issues. Need to be conversant with rules and regs of 4 railways. UK-France-Belgium and Eurotunnel. Trains travelled at maximum speed of 186mph and 100mph through tunnel. Quite a tressful job at times.

  
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Mar 06 2017 (17:23)
200KMPHFITWAP530086   35 blog posts   43 correct pred (51% accurate)
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That's really nice to hear.... Pretty impressive speeds on offer in your country....Indian Railways lags behind in the aspect of speed. But we are slowly & steadily catching up. Gatimaan Express is certified to run at 100 mph for a major part of its 188 km run. I wanted to ask you a question related to Eurostar trains. I once saw a documentary on them on Discovery Channel. The narrator said that on curves, their speed reduces to 100 km/h and he termed it as "ridiculous". Is it true that 100 km/h speed is perceived that way in your country????Cheers

  
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Mar 07 2017 (23:52)
peternelson444   108 blog posts
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That was probably when the high speed line between London and Eurotunnel hadn't been completed. But then again I don't ever recall the train running at 50kph round bends.
High speed lines have very few bends indeed for obvious reasons.
By the way one of my duties was also to be able to drive the train in an emergency. Obviously we then had to do all the training for that and take regular assessments.
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also had to be able to communicate in English and French.

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Mar 07 2017 (15:33)   12321/Howrah - Mumbai Mail (via Gaya) (PT)

Shivam~   3818 blog posts   1128 correct pred (87% accurate)
Entry# 2189003            Tags   Past Edits
जब ये चलती है अपनी गति से तो सबके होश उड़ा देती है।
एक ज़माना था जब लोग इसके आने पे अपनी घड़िया सेट करते थे।
अब भी कुछ नहीं बिगड़ा और ये रफ़्तार से 2017 की और अग्रसर कर रही है।
Happy Birthday Imperial mail.

  
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Mar 07 2017 (20:51)
200KMPHFITWAP530086   35 blog posts   43 correct pred (51% accurate)
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I think Kalka-Howrah Mail ke aane pr log apni ghadiyaan set krte the...isn't it????

  
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Mar 07 2017 (22:23)
Yuva Rahul   2943 blog posts   6082 correct pred (80% accurate)
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Pehle log sabhi apni apni Zone, Division, Section, ki train kitiming k hisab se ghadiyaan set karte the

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Mar 07 2017 (22:31)
JBP ET OHE OMG 😲 SUPPORTS KKR 😎~   12408 blog posts   22 correct pred (42% accurate)
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No ye baat imperial k lye kahi jati h
Also phle Howrah Mumbai mail aa rha h bolte the pr ap aa rhi h

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Mar 05 2017 (19:29)   22877/Howrah - Ernakulam Antyodaya Express | BZA/Vijayawada Junction (10 PFs)

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3 compliments
Superb... Mind-blowing Superb Pic...
Full figure of ANTHYODAYA 22877

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Mar 06 2017 (00:32)
200KMPHFITWAP530086   35 blog posts   43 correct pred (51% accurate)
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Awesome pic....breathtaking location.....which location is this?????

  
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Mar 06 2017 (08:41)
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Second end of Krishna bridge vijayawada

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Mar 03 2017 (13:01)  

peternelson444   108 blog posts
Entry# 2184470            Tags   Past Edits
One of main reasons for flying into Delhi is to take Radjhani train to Goa.
Also we want to travel on the Shadtbati train to Agra and back. For two reasons really.
1. To experience that train as I hear in 1AC breakfast served at seat. Are all seats around a table?
2. In Agra it would be criminal not
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to visit the Taj Mahal. I think it's do-able in a day trip. Any thoughts anyone.

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Mar 03 2017 (13:29)
200KMPHFITWAP530086   35 blog posts   43 correct pred (51% accurate)
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I would suggest a 2-way itinerary. Take the Gatimaan Express from Nizamuddin to Agra in the morning & return by Shatabdi in the evening. In that way, you will get to experience India's fastest train i.e. Gatimaan & the aura of Shatabdi in one go.

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Mar 03 2017 (13:32)
200KMPHFITWAP530086   35 blog posts   43 correct pred (51% accurate)
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Aisa krna h then 1 din Mumbai mein rukna padega plus Double Decker subah bahut jaldi nikalti h..woh thodi si problem kar sakta h....

  
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Mar 03 2017 (13:33)
JBP ET OHE OMG 😲 SUPPORTS KKR 😎~   12408 blog posts   22 correct pred (42% accurate)
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Ab wo jo krna chahe
Kuch pane k lye kuch khona pdega

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Mar 03 2017 (14:23)
peternelson444   108 blog posts
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Yes that's good advice. Also getting into Agra earlier would probably be better in order to avoid crowds at Taj

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Mar 03 2017 (15:15)
200KMPHFITWAP530086   35 blog posts   43 correct pred (51% accurate)
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If you follow the Gatimaan-Shatabdi Combo then you get close to 11 hours in Agra from 10 am to 9 pm which I feel is sufficient enough. The only problem is that in the return, you will arrive Delhi close to 11 PM so you will have to arrange accommodation beforehand in order to avoid late night hassles. But don't go on Friday because Taj Mahal is closed on that day.

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Feb 28 2017 (16:41)  

peternelson444   108 blog posts
Entry# 2181253            Tags   Past Edits
Is there a Radjani train or one of similar standard that goes from Howrah Kolkota to Goa?

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Mar 03 2017 (13:39)
200KMPHFITWAP530086   35 blog posts   43 correct pred (51% accurate)
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Better to take Duronto to Mumbai and then a connecting train to Goa. Or another option is taking a train from Howrah to Ernakulam/Kochi & then another connecting train to Goa. But the journey time will be more in the latter.
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