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Blog Posts by DesertFOX
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General Travel
Apr 05 2016 (20:23)   12219/Mumbai LTT - Secunderabad AC Duronto Express

DesertFOX   1214 blog posts   58 correct pred (67% accurate)
Entry# 1791459            Tags   Past Edits
Is there a prepaid taxi available from station to Air Force Academy Dundigal available from Secunderabad station. I will arrive next Tuesday.
★★  General Travel
Mar 04 2015 (14:51)  

Guest: 7fc2d786   show all posts
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******* The Only Diesel Locomotive Of IR which can be used for both Passenger and Freight Trains*******
Brief Description about the WDM Class Locomotive:
The class WDM-3A is Indian Railways' workhorse diesel locomotive. Since 1994, it has been manufactured in India by the Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), Varanasi. The model name stands for broad gauge (W), diesel (D), mixed traffic (M) engine. The WDM-3A is the most common diesel locomotive of Indian Railways. The WDM-3A is a variant of the original WDM-2C. These units have been retro-fitted with dual brakes, in addition to
the air and vacuum brakes. The WDM 2 locos have a maximum speed of 120 km/h (75 mph). The gear ratio is 65:18.
The loco is now widely used across India for long distance passenger trains due to its ruggedness and high tractive loads and acceleration.
The term "Mixed Traffic" means you can use this Locomotive for both Passenger and freight trains.
For more details about Technical Specifications of WDM 3A interested viewers are requested to view:
click here
Mention must be made here that the "New Variant" of WDM 3A is WDM 3D which is also as powerful as WDM 3A and WDM 3D is "Microprocessor Fitted Loco" which is absent in "WDM 3A" class locos.
Attached Image:
16447R numbered WDM-3A loco of MLY shed
Image Link: click here
WDM 3D WDM3D Dynamic Resistor Grills
Image Link: click here

Mar 04 2015 (15:06)
DesertFOX   1214 blog posts   58 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 1386213-1            Tags   Past Edits
kitna deti hai

Mar 04 2015 (17:14)
सचिन शर्मा سچن شرما*^   5072 blog posts   93 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1386213-3            Tags   Past Edits
1000 KM IN 3000 LITER
★  Info Update
Nov 28 2014 (14:00)   02881/Pune - Bhubneswar Suvidha Special | PUNE/Pune Junction (6 PFs)

Vaibhav Agarwal*^   6115 blog posts   2568 correct pred (95% accurate)
Entry# 1289863            Tags   Past Edits
02881/82 Pune-Bhubaneswar Premium Specials
Will stop at Solapur instead of Wadi wef 9/12/14

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Dec 05 2014 (14:51)
DesertFOX   1214 blog posts   58 correct pred (67% accurate)
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There will definitely be a technical stop at WADI, CR-SCR crew change. But ticketing may be a problem
★★★  Rail Fanning
Jun 20 2014 (17:44)   05038/Anand Vihar - Gorakhpur Jansdharan Special (UnReserved) | BE/Bareilly Junction (4 PFs)

piyushpkb*^~   2728 blog posts   2666 correct pred (70% accurate)
Entry# 1141568            Tags   Past Edits
Gonda WDM3A#14060 cruises through Bareilly outskirts with NER's newly launched AC premium train.
The train as of now is running with CR's LHB coaches released for Pune-Secunderabad Shatabdi.

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Jun 29 2014 (18:42)
DesertFOX   1214 blog posts   58 correct pred (67% accurate)
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As a current traveller on the shatabdi...blasting its way towards Solapur I feel that a lhb with better service is much needed. With the increase in fare it becomes a natural expectation for the traveler. Looking back on the train history I feel it has come a long way from being always late to ill quality food and as it has always been an old rake. It's a shame that food is still arranged near the entrance sink or toilets. Comparing it to other shatabdis I strongly feel it should get a new rake. The occupancy is good as well and it runs full on weekends.

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General Travel
Jun 13 2014 (11:25)  

DesertFOX   1214 blog posts   58 correct pred (67% accurate)
Entry# 1133319            Tags   Past Edits
Can someone help me with the phone no of Hyderabad Station Parcel Office

Jun 13 2014 (11:32)
Love the weather of Bangalore*^~   5848 blog posts   16805 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1133319-1            Tags   Past Edits
Go : click here And Number is +(91)-40-27705547

Jun 13 2014 (12:29)
DesertFOX   1214 blog posts   58 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 1133319-2            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks but this one is for secunderabad railway station. Am looking for the hyderabad station parcel office number. The scr website telephone directory is not coming up at all

Jun 13 2014 (12:30)
Half Girl friend   39225 blog posts   12709 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 1133319-3            Tags   Past Edits
call sc ask them hyd num
General Travel
Jun 07 2014 (16:34)  

DesertFOX   1214 blog posts   58 correct pred (67% accurate)
Entry# 1126835            Tags   Past Edits
Is the parcel office in HYB station working on sundays. Please if someone can confirm?
Nov 24 2013 (15:13)  

Chaitanya J Deshpande*^   1704 blog posts   3348 correct pred (65% accurate)
Entry# 915639            Tags   Past Edits
Creating first Marathi blog that can give information about reservation rules, tatkal rules, short codes, general information of Railway etc. Blog address is railwaymadat.blogspot.com

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Nov 24 2013 (15:32)
DesertFOX   1214 blog posts   58 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 915639-7            Tags   Past Edits
Good work....

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Info Update
Nov 24 2013 (15:15)  

DesertFOX   1214 blog posts   58 correct pred (67% accurate)
Entry# 915640            Tags   Past Edits
Offlink .... just saw 12026 being hauled by a gooty wdg4. Waiting for 12702

Nov 24 2013 (15:23)
DesertFOX   1214 blog posts   58 correct pred (67% accurate)
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And as reported by many 12702 has an offlink of kalyan wdm3

Nov 24 2013 (15:26)
Soumitra Chawathe*^~   30226 blog posts   98197 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 915640-2            Tags   Past Edits
12701/02 and 17031/32 are nowadays getting KYN Alco. BTW 12026 is a piece of cake for GY WDG-4.

Nov 24 2013 (15:29)
DesertFOX   1214 blog posts   58 correct pred (67% accurate)
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Yeh true...

Nov 24 2013 (15:32)
DesertFOX   1214 blog posts   58 correct pred (67% accurate)
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I've noticed one thing over the past few months 12702 is always let go after 12026... so it is being honored as a shatabdi... that translates to at least fifteen minutes delay for 12702
General Travel
Oct 21 2013 (15:26)   02701/Secunderabad - Mumbai CST Premium Special

DesertFOX   1214 blog posts   58 correct pred (67% accurate)
Entry# 883065            Tags   Past Edits
I had an opportunity yesterday to travel by this train from SC to PUNE on a hush hush last minute trip with my mother. I understood that an AC express on this route would share the Duronto rake of SC LTT. Hence the coach condition and upkeep was up to the mark. I was booked in AC 2 tier so as to have a comfortable journey with my senior citizen mother. Looking at the chart the train was half empty in 3AC and almost empty in 2AC/1AC. There were hardly any booking for the 3 2AC berths. Which was a blessing as we could have full privacy and comfort. However, as specials have a long history of being late I was apprehensive if this train will be run on time. Even though it has a good amount of slack time added (Makes sense as trailing the duronto TT will cause operational...
issues and may cause delays to this train) the train was bang on time on all stations viz. WADI, SUR, DD, and PUNE. This is a welcome by the SCR/CR controllers where an AC train is being run on TT. Guess others can give a try if timings do not affect your Monday mornings/evenings.

Oct 21 2013 (15:49)
ಅಶೋಕ್ अशोक Ashok*^~   18216 blog posts   38023 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 883065-1            Tags   Past Edits
nice feedback and great to see special getting good treatment :)

Oct 21 2013 (16:04)
S V Iyer*^~   13626 blog posts   12348 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 883065-2            Tags   Past Edits
Good feedback....A welcome change by SCR/CR

@ others: Hear !! Hear!!! AC specials can be run on time too. M/E need not b always preferred over AC SF specials and made to train all d way.

Oct 21 2013 (17:07)
DQ is the best   686 blog posts   162 correct pred (66% accurate)
Re# 883065-3            Tags   Past Edits
My parents also travelled in this train today morning from SUR to Pune and were quite happy with the timings and coach conditions

Oct 21 2013 (17:12)
SRG*^~   35563 blog posts   169215 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 883065-4            Tags   Past Edits
This Spl earlier used run with Duronto TT Slot both sides with minor changes and was doing fantastically well,both in terms of Patronage & Punctuality..But for no reasons this has made a Slow train and off-course has enough slack to make it on-time/before time at many stations.
This mentioned Spl was running as such before budget and was extended continuously so thought could well be regularized but didn't.

Oct 21 2013 (17:33)
DesertFOX   1214 blog posts   58 correct pred (67% accurate)
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A daily SF (with duronto treatment) matching the duronto TT with the Tech halts as regular halts will be Super hit in his sector. The shatabdi then can be withdrawn or re-aligned to other sectors.

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Info Update
Oct 06 2013 (13:41)   18519/Vishakapatnam - Mumbai LTT Express (PT)

Hyd   453 blog posts   453 correct pred (63% accurate)
Entry# 869379            Tags   Past Edits
@secbad station platform no:9

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Oct 06 2013 (14:01)
DesertFOX   1214 blog posts   58 correct pred (67% accurate)
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This site is maintained by SCR for real time updates on arrival and departure of trains in SC and HYB

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