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APDJ/Alipur Duar Junction (3 PFs)
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Track: Single Diesel-Line

Type of Station: Junction
Number of Platforms: 3
Number of Halting Trains: 26
Number of Originating Trains: 10
Number of Terminating Trains: 10
Buxa Feeder Road, Chechakhata, pin - 03564-255091 , Pin -736123 , Dist - Alipurduar
State: West Bengal
Elevation: 53 m above sea level
Zone: NFR/Northeast Frontier
Division: Alipur Duar
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Feb 24 2017 (08:41)  ER TO RUN 3 PAIRS OF HOLI SPECIAL (er.indianrailways.gov.in)
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New/Special TrainsER/Eastern  -  IR Press Release  

News Entry# 294656     
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Feb 24 2017 (08:41)
Station Tag: Muzaffarpur Junction/MFP added by 🇮🇳 🅿️🌱α🎋α💲♓*^~/375223

Feb 24 2017 (08:41)
Station Tag: Kamakhya Junction/KYQ added by 🇮🇳 🅿️🌱α🎋α💲♓*^~/375223

Feb 24 2017 (08:41)
Station Tag: Alipur Duar Junction/APDJ added by 🇮🇳 🅿️🌱α🎋α💲♓*^~/375223

Feb 24 2017 (08:41)
Station Tag: Howrah Junction/HWH added by 🇮🇳 🅿️🌱α🎋α💲♓*^~/375223

Feb 24 2017 (08:41)
Station Tag: Sealdah/SDAH added by 🇮🇳 🅿️🌱α🎋α💲♓*^~/375223

Feb 24 2017 (08:41)
Train Tag: Kolkata - Alipur Duar SpecialFare Special/03129 added by 🇮🇳 🅿️🌱α🎋α💲♓*^~/375223

Feb 24 2017 (08:41)
Train Tag: Muzaffarpur - Howrah Special Fare Special/05228 added by 🇮🇳 🅿️🌱α🎋α💲♓*^~/375223

Feb 24 2017 (08:41)
Train Tag: Howrah - Muzaffarpur Special Fare Special/05227 added by 🇮🇳 🅿️🌱α🎋α💲♓*^~/375223

Feb 24 2017 (08:41)
Train Tag: Kamakhya - Sealdah AC Special/02262 added by 🇮🇳 🅿️🌱α🎋α💲♓*^~/375223

Feb 24 2017 (08:41)
Train Tag: Sealdah - Kamakhya Special Fare AC SF Special/02261 added by 🇮🇳 🅿️🌱α🎋α💲♓*^~/375223

Posted by: 🇮🇳 🅿️🌱🅰🎋🅰💲♓*^~  59 news posts
Kolkata, February 21, 2017 :
To clear the rush of passengers, Eastern Railway will run 3 pairs of special trains during Holi Festival 2017. Out of 3 pairs of Holi Specials, 2 pairs will run between Howrah – Muzaffarpur and 1 pair between Sealdah-Kamakhya.
Howrah-Muzaffarpur Holi Special will leave Howrah o­n every Sunday on March 19 & 26, 2017 and Muzaffarpur o­n March 18 & 25, 2017. 05227 Howrah-Muzaffarpur Holi Special will leave Howrah at 6.00 hrs. and reach Muzaffarpur at 18.30 hrs. the same
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day. 05228 Muzaffarpur-Howrah Holi Special will leave Muzaffarpur at 14.50 hrs. and reach Howrah at 3.00 hrs. the next day. The train will have General Second Class, Sleeper Class and Air-Conditioned coaches.
02261 Sealdah-Kamakhya Holi Special will leave Sealdah on Friday on 10.3.2017 at 23.55 hrs. and reach Kamakhya at 18.35 hrs. the next day. 02262 Kamakhya-Sealdah Holi Special will leave Kamakhya o­n 11.3.2017 at 20.10 hrs. and reach Sealdah at 12.35 hrs. the next day. The train will have Air-Conditioned coaches.
Dec 07 2016 (05:15)  জলে ইঞ্জিন, তুবড়ে গেল কামরা (www.anandabazar.com)
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News Entry# 287816     
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Dec 07 2016 (5:15AM)
Station Tag: Alipur Duar Junction/APDJ added by Dipanjan Das~/1057381

Dec 07 2016 (5:15AM)
Train Tag: Capital Express/13247 added by Dipanjan Das~/1057381

Posted by: Dipanjan Das~  27 news posts
সেতু থেকে গড়িয়ে নদীতে পড়ে গেল ক্যাপিটাল এক্সপ্রেসের ইঞ্জিন। চলন্ত অবস্থায় ইঞ্জিন লাইনচ্যূত হয়ে জলে পড়ে যাওয়া, পেছনের দু’টি কামরা তুবড়ে পাহাড়ের মতো ওপরের দিকে উঠে গিয়েছে। কামরার ভিতর আটকে থাকা অন্তত দু’জনের মৃত্যুর আশঙ্কা করছে রেল। মঙ্গলবার রাত সাড়ে ৯টা নাগাদ শামুকতলা রোড স্টেষশন লাগোয়া হাড়িভাঙা সেতুর কাছে দুর্ঘটনাটি ঘটে। রাত এগারোটা নাগাদ উদ্দার কাজ শুরু হয়। তবে তার আগেই কামরার যাত্রীদের অনেকে নিজেরাই বেরিয়ে এসেছেন। আহত অন্তত ২০ জনকে শামুকতলা এবং আলিপুরদুয়ার হাসপাতালে ভর্তি করানো হয়েছে।
শামুকলতা রোড স্টেশন পার করার পরে হাড়িভাঙা সেতুতে ওঠার পরেই দুর্ঘটনাগ্রস্ত হয় ক্যাপিট্যাল এক্সপ্রেস। সেতু পার করার পরেই ইঞ্জিনের পর থেকে লাগেজ রেক সহ তিনটি কামরা লাইনচ্যুত হয়েছে। দু’টি কামরা তুবড়ে উপরের দিকে উঠে গিয়েছে। ট্রেনের ইঞ্জিনও দুমড়ে মুচড়ে গিয়েছে। শামুকতলা রোড স্টেশনে
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ট্রেনটির স্টপেজ ছিল না। সাধারণত স্টেশন এবং লাগোয়া এলাকায় রেল সেতু থাকলে ট্রেনের গতি কমানো হয়। এ ক্ষেত্রে ট্রেনের গতি কম ছিল না বলে যাত্রীদের অভিযোগ। যাত্রীদের কয়েকজন জানিয়েছেন, সেতুতে ওঠার পরেই বিকট শব্দ হয়। সব কামরাই দুলে ওঠে। ক্ষতিগ্রস্ত কামরা ছাড়াও সংরক্ষিত অনান্য কামরার যাত্রীদেরও অনেকেই তীব্র ঝাকুনিতে পড়ে গিয়ে চোট পেয়েছেন। হাসপাতাল সূত্রে জানানো হয়েছে, রাত পর্যন্ত যাঁদের হাসপাতালে পাঠানো হয়েছে তাঁদের আঘাত আশঙ্কাজনক নয়। তবে কামরার ভিতরে বেশ কয়েকজন আটকে রয়েছে। রেলের তরফে হতাহতের খবর না জানানো হলেও, প্রতক্ষ্যদর্শীদের দাবি, অন্তত দু’টি দেহ চেপ্টে যাওয়া কামরার দেখা যাচ্ছে।
রেলের তরফে উদ্ধার কাজ শুরু হয়েছে। অসমগামী লাইনে আপাতত ট্রেন চলাচল বন্ধ। এ দিকে ইঞ্জিন চালকের খোঁজ মেলেনি। নদীতে এই সময়ে বেশি জল নেই। পুলিশ এবং রেলের বিপর্যয় মোকাবিলা দল জলেও তল্লাশই শুরু করেছে। ঘটনার খবর পেয়েই রাতেই আলিপুরদুয়ার ডিভিশন থেকে রিলিফ ট্রেন নিয়ে রওনা দেন রেলের আধিকারিকরা। প্রস্তুত রাখা হয় নিউ জলপাইগুড়ির বিপর্যয় মোকাবিলা দলকেও। উত্তরপূর্ব সীমান্ত রেলের আলিপুরদুয়ার ডিভিশনের ডিআরএম সঞ্জীব কিশোর বলেন, ‘‘উদ্ধার কাজ শুরু হয়েছে। হতাহতের বিষয়ে এখনই কিছু বলা যাবে না।’’
শাসকদল তৃণমূলের তরফেও উদ্ধার এবং যাত্রীদের নিরাপদ জায়গায় পাঠানোর জন্য আলিপুরদুয়ার এবং শামুকতলা থেকে দল পাঠানো হয়েছে। আলিপুরদুয়ারের বিধায়ক তথা জেলা তৃণমূল সভাপতি সৌরভ চক্রবর্তী বলেন, ‘‘রেলের সঙ্গে জেলা প্রশাসন-পুলিশ সমন্বয় করে উদ্ধার কাজ করছে। আতঙ্কগ্রস্ত যাত্রীদের নিরাপদে রাখার ব্যবস্থা হচ্ছে। জেলা প্রশাসন যাবতীয় সহযোগিতা করছে।’’
Aug 07 2016 (15:16)  More train coaches sought (www.assamtribune.com)
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News Entry# 276255     
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Aug 07 2016 (3:16PM)
Station Tag: Lumding Junction/LMG added by Biplob Kagyung~/1329476

Aug 07 2016 (3:16PM)
Station Tag: Alipur Duar Junction/APDJ added by Biplob Kagyung~/1329476

Aug 07 2016 (3:16PM)
Train Tag: Lumding - Alipur Duar Jn Express/15470 added by Biplob Kagyung~/1329476

Aug 07 2016 (3:16PM)
Train Tag: Alipur Duar - Lumding InterCity Express/15469 added by Biplob Kagyung~/1329476

Posted by: DBRG NHLN Shatabdi upcoming Full Flop Train~  381 news posts
GUWAHATI, Aug 6 - Assam Rail Passengers’ Association (ARPA) has called upon the Maligaon-headquartered Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) to take immediate steps to increase the number of coaches in the Alipurduar-Lumding Intercity train.
ARPA secretary Dipankar Sharma said that the eleven coaches of the daily train are not sufficient to cater to the rising demands of the passengers.
“The situation is worse in the Guwahati-Rangiya stretch where the train becomes totally crammed. The railways had earlier announced that two additional coaches will be added to the train from June 18, but it has
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not yet been done,” Sharma added.
Jun 06 2016 (06:59)  Improvement in punctuality of NFR trains (www.assamtribune.com)
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Jun 06 2016 (7:04AM)
Station Tag: Katihar Junction/KIR added by बिप्लोब कागयुगं 💥 বিপ্লব কাগযুং~/1329476

Jun 06 2016 (7:04AM)
Station Tag: Alipur Duar Junction/APDJ added by बिप्लोब कागयुगं 💥 বিপ্লব কাগযুং~/1329476

Jun 06 2016 (7:04AM)
Station Tag: Rangiya Junction/RNY added by बिप्लोब कागयुगं 💥 বিপ্লব কাগযুং~/1329476

Jun 06 2016 (7:04AM)
Station Tag: Lumding Junction/LMG added by बिप्लोब कागयुगं 💥 বিপ্লব কাগযুং~/1329476

Jun 06 2016 (7:04AM)
Station Tag: Tinsukia Junction/TSK added by बिप्लोब कागयुगं 💥 বিপ্লব কাগযুং~/1329476

Posted by: DBRG NHLN Shatabdi upcoming Full Flop Train~  381 news posts
GUWAHATI, June 5 - Maligaon-headquartered Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has reported a marked improvement in the punctuality performance of trains this financial year.
Officials said the punctuality performance has increased in all the five divisions of NFR and also in both Mail and Express trains as well as in the local Passenger trains.
In the period up to May 31 of this fiscal (2016-17), the total punctuality performance in the Lumding division of NFR, which includes Guwahati and nearby areas, has gone up to 93 per cent as compared to 73.37 per cent
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as up to May 31 of 2015-16.
Punctuality of Mail and Express trains has reached 91.68 per cent from 72.46 per cent during this period, while that of Passenger trains has risen to 95.18 per cent as compared to 74.85 per cent in the Lumding division.
Similarly, in the Tinsukia division the overall punctuality stood at 98.28 per cent up to May 31 this year as against 85.76 per cent in the corresponding period of last fiscal.
Mail/Express trains’ punctuality improved to 97.52 per cent from 82.43 per cent and that of Passenger trains has gone up to 99.40 per cent from 90.49 per cent.
In the Rangiya division, the overall punctuality as on May 31 of this fiscal was 91.26 percent as compared to 78.30 per cent in the same period of the last financial year.
Punctuality of Mail and Express trains in Rangiya division has gone up to 89.11 per cent from 77.77 per cent and that of Passengers to 94.31 per cent from 79.18 per cent during the period under review.
In the Katihar division also the total punctuality performance up to May 31 this year touched 95.98 per cent as against 70.74 in the same period of 2015-16, while in the Alipurduar division it went up to 87.27 per cent compared to 66.57 per cent during the period.
The NFR zone has also taken up a major project in the field of bio-toilets. “Altogether 1,711 bio-toilets have been fitted in 543 coaches so far. This year we are targeting to fit bio-toilets in another 1,000 coaches. All coaches in trains of the zone are to be fitted with bio-toilets by 2019-20,” said an NFR official.
He added that plans are also afoot to commission a 700 KWP solar power plant in the Guwahati Railway Station during the ongoing 2016-17 fiscal.

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Again TSK Division is Top in NFR
As the overall punctuality stood at 98.28 per cent up to May 31 this year as against 85.76 per cent in the corresponding period of last fiscal.
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Mail/Express trains’ punctuality improved to 97.52 per cent from 82.43 per cent and that of Passenger trains has gone up to 99.40 per cent from 90.49 per cent.

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May 14 2016 (10:52)  INNOVATIVE MEASURES ON SAFETY BY ALIPURDUAR DIVISION (www.nfr.indianrailways.gov.in)
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News Entry# 267841     
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May 14 2016 (10:52AM)
Station Tag: Alipur Duar Junction/APDJ added by ameyambre/16020

Posted by: ameyambre~  1802 news posts
During the last o­ne year, Alipurduar Division of N. F. Railway has made safety of passengers o­ne of its primary goals and executed several planned works with steady focus o­n eliminating threats to safety.
To avoid accidents at elephant corridors, several measures have already been taken including speed restrictions o­n trains, training of locomotive drivers and coordination with Forest Departments for receiving early warning o­n movements of elephants etc. To bolster the efforts, the division has also undertaken a project for installation of Night Vision Cameras in the locomotives in collaboration with Defence Research and Developments Organizations (DRDO) laboratory at Dehradun. A prototype has been developed and tested under laboratory conditions. Soon, field trials would be conducted o­n these night vision cameras.
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If the trials becomes successful, these cameras will greatly help locomotive drivers in spotting elephants, especially in Alipurduar – New Mal Junction – Siliguri section of the division.
Unmanned level crossing happens to be o­ne of the major areas where accidents take place. During last o­ne year, the division has sent out about fifteen thousand SMSs to road users informing them about the precautions to be taken while crossing an unmanned level crossing. This has created awareness among public and helped in reducing accidents in unmanned level crossings. The division has now planned to continue such campaign for sustaining its effectiveness.
During the last o­ne year, the division has closed 12 level crossing gates and in lieu of these provided eight Low Height Subways. The division has also manned o­ne unmanned level crossing. The division has been working hard to realize the announced goal of eliminating all level crossings in Indian Railways in a phased manner.
Besides these initiatives, the division has also conducted 28 safety drives during the last o­ne year and organized 81 Safety Seminars to make frontline staff, road users and general public aware of the necessary safety precautions to be taken within railway working areas.
To make plan for the coming year, the division has conducted the annual level crossing survey to gauge the density of traffic at each level crossing within the division. The density of traffic is a parameter that guides the railways to decide o­n closure, manning and construction of road-over-bridge at level crossings.
Feb 25 2016 (15:52)  From the archives: Ready for the longest train journey in India? (www.hindustantimes.com)
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Posted by: mmsravan  36 news posts
Why take a flight when you can sit back and enjoy the scenery on a leisurely train journey? Ever wonder that? We feel you. We say, a journey on Indian trains should be on everyone’s bucket list. It can be affordable, safe and comfortable.
So, on a day when the railway budget is hogging headlines and the Minister of Railways made a slew of announcements - from India’s first rail auto hub and boosting to e-catering to connectivity to North-East and Wi-Fi in railway stations - we dig up our archives and found this... (Hope you’re up for a long, long train journey?)
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a hot summer afternoon in 1853, as the first steam locomotive pulled out of Bombay, India entered the rail era. Today, 160 years later, even at a time when the Railways are making headlines for the wrong reasons, a ride aboard the Vivek Express is the opportunity of a lifetime. It’s India’s longest train ride, starting from Dibrugarh in Assam and sweeping down the eastern coast to culminate at Kanyakumari. It covers a staggering 4,300 km (more than 1/10th the earth’s circumference), in an unforgettable four-night-three-day grind.
Having grown up reading the works of adventurers such as Jules Verne and Rudyard Kipling, I wasn’t short of inspiration. Boning up on railway fiction might help you prepare for 82 hours on the tracks, but as India flashes by the window, nothing prepares you for what lies inside: a journey that opens your eyes to ways of travelling and surviving the Great Indian Railways experience. Perhaps, a line by author Paul Theroux about the romance of travel comes close: “You go away for a long time and return a different person - you never come all the way back.”
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In 1881, the British set up a 65-km metre gauge line from Dibrugarh in north Assam to the Margherita Garden Estate, mainly for transportation of tea and coal. Today Dibrugarh, a bustling town on the Himalayan foothills, is the only non-Capital city in the country to have important trains such as the Rajdhani Express and Vivek Express originating from it.
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After braving a downpour, as we await the station master and train staff at the crew lobby, we chance upon an intriguing procedure:
Driver Mohammad Rahimuddin, 55, blows hard into an alcometer for a breathalyser test done to ensure drivers aren't tipsy when they guide the train. That done, he gets an update on the locomotive's load capacity, electrical output and power certification from the staff before he heads to the pilot's cabin.
"Most of the 22 coaches of the Vivek Express have been built in the integrated rail coach factory at Kapurthala and the rest at Perambur. A majority of passengers on the train are soldiers manning our borders since China is just 220 kilometres from Dibrugarh," station in-charge R. Bhattacharjee tells us over tea-bag chai and biscuits.

The flag-bearer: The guard is the lord of all he surveys. M Abubacker let the HT Brunch team travel with him in the brake van in the final stretch from Trivandrum to Kanyakumari.
Riding on hope
Author Bill Aitken, whose Branch Line to Eternity introduced readers to the romance of feeder railway lines, says spending four days on a slow, squalid train is worth it just for the great value for money it offers. "Travelling 4200 kilometres for peanuts must be the cheapest fare in the world anywhere?" he surmises.
Aitken isn't off the mark. The Vivek Express takes you across more than 600 stations, halting at 56 major destinations spread across eight states (see map) in two tier air-conditioned comfort for Rs 3475. The ticket for third AC is Rs 2305, the sleeper class Rs 925 and for the general class Rs 545.
The general compartment, where more than 200 people are crammed into a space fit for just 90, is where this economics is at play. Bodies dripping sweat, satchels welded to the arm and voices raised to holler at those stepping on their toes: the compartment begins to fill with workers and tea-pickers at Dibrugarh itself.
By the time the train reaches Tinsukiya in Assam, the closest station to Arunachal Pradesh, a catchment area for Kafkaesque contractors looking for cheap labour - it is spilling at the seams, and then, where it doesn't seem likely: Six workers invade the train loo, Occupy Wall Street style, and refuse to come out. After all, they too have a ticket to ride and no standing room.
"What can one do? The cheap fare is provided by contractors who take their cut. It isn't our job to check tickets here. That will be done by the flying squad," philosophises a moon-faced ticket inspector who refuses to divulge his name. Oblivious to the heat, grime and noise, clad in similar vests, flip flops and jeans, a group of youngsters is engrossed in a game of cards.
What drives these agricultural workers, who form the biblical salt of the earth, to seek employment thousands of kilometres away in Kerala and Tamil Nadu? Dilip Sonowal, 25, who boards the train along with eight others from Tinsukiya, has an answer: "Higher wages and assured employment through the year. The highest we can make in Assam is Rs 200 even if we work overtime. In Kerala, if we get an extra Rs 30 every additional hour, we can earn as much as Rs 350. Aur phir, videsh jaa kar kuch naya dekhenge." Travel, the ultimate teacher, did someone say? In the tradition of a Columbus and Robinson Crusoe, it is the feeling of being the first man in new terrain that has inspired Mangal Jyoti Chakma, 18, a tribal farmer from Arunachal Pradesh, to head for a rubber factory in Tamil Nadu's Kottayam district. No one in the last five generations of Chakmas has worked in a rubber plant. But the prospect doesn't daunt him. "I will learn and earn. When I go back home, it will be in air-conditioned," he declares, eyes gleaming, high on hope and youth.
The sisterhood: Sister Janet Baby, a teacher in Arunachal Pradesh’s Miao Diocese, says coming by train helped her mingle with other nuns (unlike the time she went by air)
Thoughts for food
As I settle my portly 85-kg frame into the lower berth, an old Indian Railways tagline: "To learn a thousand dialects, eat a thousand cuisines and meet a million people, you need just one berth," comes to mind and for a few moments, I let my mind wander. When one negotiates more than 4000 km on the longest train journey in India, one comes across mountains, rivers, backwaters and the sea. One unravels local tongues and makes friends with fellow-passengers even as one's tastebuds explode with a smattering of food flavours.
Food, yes, as usual, it manages to derail my train of thought! I make my way across my two-tier AC through the vestibule and decide to meet pantry manager Ramen Mahato.
He can't be serious! I blurt out aloud. The subject of my incredulity is Mahato's statement: "This is a cooking-free train. Aboard the Vivek Express, meals are prepared only for the staff, not travellers," he says triumphantly and I have visions of turning carnivorous. "What about ticket holders?" I ask in my best Hannibal Lecter voice. "Are we meant to go on a fast and die a slow death?" "For them, the service staff picks up meals. Lunch from Guwahati, dinner at Alipur Duar, breakfast at Durgapur and so on," says Mahato, making it sound like Breakfast at Tiffany's and my stomach rumbles in relief. It is another matter though, that the staple fare of rivers of watery dal running through mountains of rice and a squiggle of bright red chillie pickle is painting its own, unappetising landscape which would usher in insurgency in the belly, once we reach Delhi.
As we leave Lumdig in Assam and move towards Dimapur in Nagaland, the first lot of public pariahs - urchins, beggars and a group of eunuchs - makes an appearance. An arm-less beggar looks for alms, finds little success but goes through the vestibules from second AC to three-tier, to sleeper, to general, with a beatific smile. "Even the cops don't harass us. They know better. They just extracted Rs 200 from a fauji for having whisky from his consignment of canteen booze," the disabled beggar who goes by the name of Jishnu, tells me with a wink. "What's a couple of swigs of Mansion House whisky when the country has other important matters to discuss? Tell me, what about the Chinese incursion in Ladakh?" asks a Border Roads Force subedar, who refuses to give me his name, as he draws dark red curtains over the side berth and draws at his glass, before retiring for the night and unleashing a fusillade of snoring glory.
Read: 20 train sequences in films you will never forget
The insurgency-ravaged Seven Sisters of the North-East are home to a sizeable number of Army and paramilitary soldiers - mainly from the Indo-Tibetan Border Police, the Assam Rifles, The Madras Regiment, BSF and CRPF - who hail from Southern India. Till the Vivek Express was launched, a soldier, say, from Kerala, stationed in Arunachal Pradesh, had to change trains at least four times to reach his destination. "Earlier, we spent close to six days going to our unit. From Trivandrum one took a train to Chennai. From here we reached Howrah two days later. The train in the evening which took us to Guwahati took one day and a night and from Guwahati to our post was another long, backbreaking journey," says BSF constable SK Nair, 30, stationed in Siliguri. "With a direct train, all that is a distant memory," adds Nair with a smile.
The two additional days he gets to spend with his family are worth their weight in gold biscuits from the Gulf, says Simon K.M. of Assam Rifles. The 54-year-old Havaldar, stationed in Arunachal Pradesh, is looking forward to catching up with his 24-year old son. "He has just got a job at the Pathanamthitta town collectorate," he says with palpable pride. "He has taken after me. He is six feet tall, you will see when he comes to pick me up at Chenganur," he adds. For his 22-year-old daughter, Simon, working with the Assam Rifles for more than 30 years, is taking along saplings of cacti grown in Nagaland, which bear colourful flowers in 13 resplendent hues. "Originally found in the north-east, it survives in Kerala beautifully. I had taken four saplings the last time I came home," adds the veteran soldier, who says he can't afford more than two chhutis a year (one in the summer and another at Christmas).
Freedom song: Avi Chishi and Vikali Sumi, students from Dimapur, Nagaland, are excited about their first holiday outside the North-East, in Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu.
A trip by train from one end of the country to another is also special because it is microcosmic of the Indian way of life. Remember Yatra, Shyam Benegal's iconic series where Om Puri played the protagonist, which followed the route of the Himsagar Express, the longest train journey in India which connected Kashmir to Kanyakumari before Vivek Express was launched in 2011? On the Vivek Express, the role of the railways in uniting a multiplicity of people across diverse states permeates through strongly.
A seasoned passenger on the train, Beryl King, 24, could unwittingly become a brand ambassador for this brand of integration, railways-style. The polyglot 24-year-old montessori teacher, who boards the train in Dimapur, is headed to Ernakulam, where she goes to meet her aunt and extended family on her departed father's side, every six months. "The train is ideal for somebody like me who has family in the North-East as well as relatives down the Vindhyas. I am going from my mom's hometown in Dimapur to my late father's native place," she says. King's father, a highway engineer from Kerala, couldn't converse in anything but Malayalam and English when he was working in Nagaland. Her mother, for whom anything other than Nagamese (a mixture of Naga, Assamese and Hindi) was alien, didn't know English. "But love knows no language and they got married. Who knows where I'll find my soulmate - in Nagaland or Kerala?" wonders King, as she breaks into a grin and a giggle routine. That she can break the ice by breaking into fluent Malayalam as well as Nagamese, make her popular with many of her fellow travellers.
In the three-tier AC section, as Boney M's 'Hooray, hooray, it's a holi-holiday/What a world of fun for everyone, holi-holiday' blares from their smartphones, a nattily dressed Naga girl duo from Dimapur stands out with its exuberant disposition. "I am like, super-excited!" announces Avi Chishi, a 24-year-old student of theology, as she puts out the loudspeaker and gives her headphones to her friend Vikali Sumi, 22. "We hadn't ever ventured beyond Guwahati till yesterday. And today, here we are, headed to the tip of the subcontinent on a trip of a lifetime," says Sumi. "Inside the campus of Dimapur's New Life Bible College, we mostly listen to gospel musicians such as Paul Baloche and Max Locado. But on a holiday, we can choose to listen to classic rock," adds Sumi.
Sweet somethings: At Durgapur Junction in West Bengal, the first vendors of mishti doi make their appearance. It is the best dessert one can hope to feast on, on this journey.
Great Railways Bazaar
As the hilly terrain of Assam makes way for Bengal, rows and rows of thatched roof houses run alongside the rail track. The landscape becomes flatter and on the garishly painted walls of the rare concrete dwelling, advertisements for Amul Macho 'yeh to bahut toing hai' innerwear compete with Ultratech cement and railway employee union slogans in Bengali.
At Alipur Duar, the first station in Mamata country, the silence of the coach is broken by the high-pitched sales pitch of Rahul Das.
"Nothing less than Rs 10 for a cup," he bellows and manages to convince a few buyers. As the warm liquid breaks the lethargy of the evening, we quiz him on his revenue stream. "Between Alipur Duar and Rampur Haat (four stations) I will earn Rs 700 and then return home on another train," says Das.
It isn't exactly an incursion, but selling their wares on a moving train is a revenue model which thrives on Chinese imports. So, we have vendors at New Jalpaiguri, trying to peddle a smartphone for Rs 1200 and a Tab for Rs 8000, all Chinese-made. I settle for a Teng Peng multi-point charger with colourful sockets in fluorescent orange, yellow, pink and blue for Rs 100 and plug it into the power point provided in the coach for mobile charging. Soon, I am the most popular person on the train, with people from adjoining coaches, the pantry staff and even strangers from sleeper class approaching me with requests to charge their gadgets, many of them bearing the inscription: MADE IN CHINA.
Destiny’s child: Beryl King, 24, from Dimapur, is one of those rare passengers who has family in both Kerala as well as Nagaland. She says the train is an ideal choice for people like her
Riding with the loco pilots
Doi, doi, mishti doi. At Durgapur, the first vendors of sweetened curd bring that unmistakable Bengali touch to the platform. With a 30-minute stop for refuelling and change of engine from diesel to electric, the halt is ideal to make acquaintance with the charioteers of our train, one thinks. So, between the industrial town best known for its steel plant and Asansol, we request loco pilot RB Ram and his assistant Rajiv Kumar to allow us a peek into their cabin and they oblige.
Outside the drivers' cabin, truck after truck of coal extracted from the Raniganj coalfields just outside Durgapur, drives past. The undulating landscape is a maze of giant factories, tin sheds, lorry drivers and electrical wires. Inside, with the assurance of a pro, Ram is shouting instructions to his junior on impending railway signals.
Manning their console, with meters to check air flow, braking pressure and speed, needs knowledge of both the mechanical and electrical aspects of locomotive engineering, says Ram, 53, a native of Mughalsarai in Uttar Pradesh, who has made Asansol his home for the 20 years he has been with the Railways. "As you can see, we can't use mobile phones or take loo breaks. Other than that, the job isn't tough, not after having driven goods trains for close to 15 years," he says with a smile. "He is a good teacher, so the long hours don't bother me," says Ram's assistant Rajiv Kumar, 26. "The most enjoyable part of the trip is when we get the engine from Asansol to Durgapur, before it is attached to the train. We are the most crucial personnel on the train. So, we should get adequate rest to keep fresh," says Kumar.
Vijayawada Mystery
On the morning of the third day, we approach Andhra Pradesh's Vijayawada junction, one of the busiest stations in southern India, which handles more than 320 trains every day. Apart from vendors selling piping fresh dosai, idlis and vadais, the eye goes to the vendors' fluorescent orange T-shirts that proclaim 'Beware of thieves' in English, Telugu and Hindi. Curiosity piqued and an Idly-Vada picked, one asks them why they are sporting the intriguing message.
"It's on the instructions of cops," is as forthcoming as the answers get. Befuddled, I look for the closest person in wearing khaki, pot belly and stick and quiz him on the same. The cop summons me and we begin walking in the direction of the train's last cabin. With about 2 minutes left for the train to leave I am nervous, when he points me to a hoarding and says: "Good officer, saar!" Opposite me is a giant hoarding like a split-screen TV discussion, replete with badly translated moral science lessons such as 'Lane Mein Jayiye Choron Se Bachiye' (join the queue to avoid thieves), 'Sona Mat Pahaniye' and 'Buddha Aadmiyon Se Madad Karo' (help the elderly), courtesy Dr M. Kantha Rao, SP, Railway Police, along with photographs of the 'good' officer demonstrating what he is preaching and his phone number.
The provocation: a spate of chain snatchings around Vijayawada. During this investigation, the train's electric horn begins to blare and one rushes to catch the moving locomotive, only to end up breathless in the pantry section!
Being confined for hours together in a common space brings out even the most introverted characters out of their shell and spontaneous friendships formed on trains are sometimes known to last lifetimes. Shyamoshree, 34 a homemaker from Dimapur, Nagaland, for instance, is travelling with her five-year -old daughter Ashtha to Kottayam to visit family friends. They met Ratna Ghosh and her six year old daughter Sayantika, natives of Dibrugarh, a few hours back on the train and have become great friends since. The two girls play antakshri, Atlas, watch games on Shyamoshree's laptop and transform themselves into announcers on the train's non-existent public address system every time it slows down at a station.
Windows 2013: A window view of the general compartment. It is meant for close to 90 people, but actually had more than 200.
Out Patients Department
As one takes leave of Andhra Pradesh towards Tamil Nadu, one notices a group of travellers preparing to de-board at Katpadi Junction, near the Christian Medical College, Vellore (CMC). Swarup Dutta, a 32-year-old telecom engineer from Dibrugarh is taking his father Subir Kumar Dutta, 60, a former National Assurance Company executive, for treatment of his lower-back. "The extent of personal care for patients there is much better than Assam. So one doesn't mind the travel," says Dutta Junior. Arati Sarkar, 59, a housewife from Assam, who is travelling with her daughter and granddaughter to CMC Vellore to get a gum infection treated, agrees. "It's a shame that the North-east which is home to 40 million people, almost equal to the population of England, doesn't have decent medical facilities," says Sarkar.
Then there was Nun
At Chengannur the Vivek Express turns into a ghost train. Most of the migrant workers have alighted. The general, sleeper and air-conditioned coaches are deserted and one does a recce to find out if there are any travellers left. It is here, in the two-tier compartment that the smiling countenance and sparkling eyes of Sister Janet Baby catch your attention. Almost hidden on a side berth, the 37-year-old assistant teacher in Arunachal Pradesh's Miao Diocese is viewing the lush green landscape from the window, as she prepares to reach home to her village in Trivandrum district. "This has been my first trip on this train and it was special. The last time we came by plane spending a steep Rs 20,000, I could never mingle with other sisters and fathers. From eating together, to recounting stories, to moving around and meeting other sisters on the Vijayawada platform, it can only be possible here. That is the biggest charm of a train journey," she says.
Guard's Own Country
On the fourth morning, in the final stretch of our sojourn after Trivendrum Central, through cajolement and coercion, we persuade Senior Guard M Abubacker to let us travel with him in the brake-van. It turns out to be the best part of our 82-hour journey. We are cruising through the backwaters, with the landscape a lush expanse of green, with swaying palms, the smell of the ocean nearby and the company of a raconteur.
We count four tunnels and three trains pass us by, as Abubacker Sahib, 57, opens his trunk (that has among other sundry supplies such as flags, maps, torches and rulebooks, a detonator) and heart to us.
The guard's cabin is a hallowed space. Unlike engine drivers (two of them confined to a small space), he is the lord of all he surveys. "Saar, I am like one-man army. I don't need assistants," says Abubacker as he goes on to explain how a guard may need to put a detonator on the tracks in case of a derailment to protect the train. When he joined the Railways 34 years back, the native of Alleppey, known for its powder beaches and backwaters, Abubacker served as a forge-man. He cleared an exam to become a guard and now, after marrying off both his daughters to 'suitable' boys in the Gulf, he has no points left to prove. Abubacker's sense of pride comes from a sense of finality: " After close to 12 guards have changed hands over 4200 kilometres, in the last stretch, for the final 80-odd kilometres from Trivandrum to Kanyakumari, a guard from Quilon division is guiding the Vivek Express, the longest train journey in the country. Personally, it is a matter of great honour, Sir!" The pride is infectious. Suddenly, even my photographer colleague and I are gripped by a sense of having achieved something. Great signal, guard sahib!
Vivekanand Rocks
On the fifth morning, at Kanyakumari, the final station, a few stragglers alight from the train, apart from the train staff. Beyond that is the sea. Kanyakumari at the Cape Comerin, is the Land's End of the country and believed to have multi-coloured sands. The sleepy township is revered for its Kanya Kumari Shrine and the Vivekananda Memorial, named after the Bengali philosopher, which becomes an island at high tide. The legend goes, that standing in the waters of Kanyakumari if one had three legs, one could plant them each in the Bay of Bengal, the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea. It is a logical conclusion for a journey where all Indian rivers of faith, creed, culture and languages finally submerge. The track stops here.
From HT Brunch, May 19 , 2013
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Feb 21 2016 (23:32)  Rail Roko movement in Cooch Behar disrupts train movement (www.deccanchronicle.com)
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Cooch Behar: An indefinite 'rail roko' called by the Greater Cooch Behar Peoples Association (GCPA) demanding C category statehood or Union Territory status for Cooch Behar began Saturday morning, disrupting movement of trains.
Due to the stir, several long distance trains were held up at various stations, a Northeast Frontier Railway official said in Guwahati.
As part of the agitation, which began at about 6 AM on Saturday, GCPA supporters squatted on the railway tracks in New Cooch Behar station. They are demanding that representatives of the Home Ministry should come here to
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As a result of the rail roko, Poorvottar Sampark Kranti Express was stranded at Salekati in Assam, New Delhi-Dibrugarh Mail at New Jalpaiguri (West Bengal), Howrah-Dibrugarh Kamrup Express at Dhupguri (West Bengal), Up Rajdhani Express and North-East Express at New Jalpaiguri, the Railway official said.
While Dn Rajdhani Express (via Kanpur) was stranded at Bongaigaon, Dn Kamrup Express was stranded at Barpeta Road station in Assam. New Jalpaiguri Rangiya passenger train has been cancelled in view of the agitation, the official said.
GCPA leader Bangshi Badan Barman said Cooch Behar was included in India following an agreement between the then Maharaja of Cooch Behar and the Government of India. Cooch Behar enjoyed status of C category state for about three months but the then West Bengal Chief Minister Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy included Cooch Behar into the state as a district.
The GCPA leader said they will not withdraw the movement till their demand to make Cooch Behar a C category state or Union Territory status is accepted.

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A 29-year-old man died after his train was delayed by over 10 hours due to the rail roko agitation by GCPA members for Union territory status or C category statehood for Cooch Behar.
The rail roko at New Cooch Behar railway station continued despite the appeal by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to the protesters in Cooch Behar and Haryana to not block railway lines or harm railway properties as it inconvenienced the common people.
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his wife to travel to Kishanganj. The train was delayed by over 10 hours as it was stranded in the blockade and the man fell ill, GRP officials here said.
He vomited several times and his condition deteriorated but could not be given any medical aid. The general compartment in which he was travelling was also extremely crowded due to the late running of the train, they said.
When the train reached Alipurduar Junction station at 4 pm instead of the scheduled 6 am via Samoktola railway station, Thakur was rushed to Alipurduar Railway Hospital where he was declared brought dead, hospital sources said.
Appealing to protesters who have blocked railway lines in Cooch Behar and Haryana, Suresh Prabhu said at a programme in Kolkata, "You can always have a right to demonstrate. That is a democratic right, we respect that right. But we appeal to you that it is the common people of India who face most inconvenience."
"We wanted to launch a project in Cooch Behar but couldn't do it due to the ongoing agitation there. So let me take this opportunity to tell all the demonstrators, who may have genuine grievance. They should not block the railway tracks for doing that," he said.
Trains are still stranded in various stations of the area, popularly known as the 'chicken's neck', which connects the eastern and north eastern parts of the country. Some trains are also being diverted, Railway officials said.
A Northeast Frontier Railway spokesman said in Guwahati,
the NFR headquarters, that local trains in New Jalpaiguri-Coochbehar section have been cancelled as the main line was closed and all major long distance trains were diverted via New Bongaigaon-Samoktola, Alipurduar, Siliguri and New Jalpaiguri junction routes.
The Coochbehar-Changrabanda-Siliguri train service, to be inaugurated today through remote control from Kolkata was cancelled due to the agitation, he said.
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Very unfortunate incident. Feels sorry for that guy.

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someone's protest became cause of someone' death , very very unfortunate incident
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One person died on a train delayed by the rail blockade carried out by those demanding for a ‘Greater Cooch Behar’ statehood or union territory on Sunday. The protest, which comes a few months before West Bengal goes to polls, was carried out by members of the Greater Cooch Behar People’s Association (GCPA). The deceased, who has been identified as Vinay Kumar Thakur, was a resident of Kishanganj in Bihar and had gone to Guwahati with his wife. After his health began deteriorating, they boarded the Kanchenjunga Express to return home to seek treatment. “They had left for home on Saturday afternoon. But the trains were delayed by the protests and she watched helplessly as her husband’s health kept getting worse until he finally died at Sunday morning. His body was recovered by the authorities at Alipurduar,” said a GPR officer. Meanwhile, the deceased’s wife has alleged that she “sought medical...
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aid” on the train and found none and that “no official was present on board the train”. -
The protest by the GCPA agitators began at 6am on Saturday, as they demanded that representatives of the union Home Ministry speak to them. Armed with placards and refusing to end the protest until their demands are met, GCPA leader Bangshi Badan Barman explained, “Cooch Behar was inclided in India only after an agreement between the then Maharaja of Cooch Behar and the Government of India in September 1949. It enjoyed the status of a C-Category state for about three months, but afterwards the then West Bengal CM Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy included Cooch Behar as a district of West Bengal.” GCPA’s envisions the ‘Greater Cooch Behar State’ as a composite of various districts including Cooch Behar, Uttar Dinajpur, Dakshin Dinajpur in West Bengal and Kokrajhar and Bongaigaon in Assam. The GCPA, in spite of its respective demand for separate states, has cooperated in the past with the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha and the Kamtapur Progressive Party, which strive for the creation of Gorkhaland and Kamtapur states respectively.
The GCPA supporters, led by Barman, continued their agitation at the New Cooch Behar railway station, a railway official said, adding, many of the agitators were squatting on the rail tracks. “It is true that the passengers are suffering. But we, the people of Cooch Behar, have been suffering for 66 years,” he added. Reacting to the protest that has crippled railway services in North Bengal, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee told Indian Express, “We are aware of the protests and we are taking requisite steps.” Nripendra Bhattacharya, the North East Frontier Railway spokesperson said, “Local trains between New Jalpaiguri (NJP)-Coochbehar section have been cancelled as the main line was closed. However, all major long distance trains have been diverted via New Bongaigaon-Samoktola, Alipurduar, Siliguri and NJP junction routes.” Officials added that the Coochbehar-Changrabanda-Siliguri train service, to be inaugurated today, has also been cancelled. Meanwhile, among diverting, short-terminating long distance trains, the Uttarbanga Express was being run from New Jalpaiguri instead of New Cooch Behar and Teesta Torsha Express from NJP instead of New Alipurduar, an NFR official said in Cooch Behar. -
The movement for a seperate statehood for Cooch Behar has at its heart, the allegation that the inclusion of Cooch Behar into West Bengal was “illegal” and against the treaty made by the Government of India and the King of Cooch Behar Maharaja Jagadwipendra Narayan on the 28th Aug 1949. In September 2005, the statehood movement had reached its zenith after over three lakh supporters had begun an indefinite hunger strike, but after continuing for five days the movement was crushed by violent police action – that saw a number of deaths, including a police officer. Thereafter, the then Left Front government implemented a series of arrests and top leaders of the movement including Barman were sent to prison. Barman, in 2009, had contested the Lok Sabha elections and become the first undertrial prisoner to file his nomination papers for a parliamentary election in the state and ultimately obtained 37,226 votes (3.3%)

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TINSUKIA, Feb 13 - In a high scoring match of the ongoing NF Railway Inter Divisional Cricket Tournament at the Katchujan Field here today, NF Railway Construction team defeated Alipurduar Division by 47 runs.
Electing to bat first, the Construction team amassed 297 for the loss of 8 wickets in the allotted 40 overs with the help of 113 by Parvez Aziz and 88 by RK Yadav.
After making a hot chase, Alipurduar managed to score 250 for six. Jaidip Nath was the leading scorer with 126 .
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