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KATI/Kanthi P Halt (2 PFs)
কাঁথি     काँथि
[Contai]

Track: Single Electric-Line

Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 2
Number of Halting Trains: 17
Number of Originating Trains: 0
Number of Terminating Trains: 0
Contai Bypass Rd, Kanthi (Contai), Dist- Purba Medinipur
State: West Bengal
Elevation: 3 m above sea level
Zone: SER/South Eastern
Division: Kharagpur
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Nov 27 2015 (23:13)  RENAMING OF HOWRAH-DIGHA DURONTO EXPRESS AS HOWRAH-DIGHA SUPER AC EXPRESS (ser.indianrailways.gov.in)
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Commentary/Human InterestSER/South Eastern  -  IR Press Release  

News Entry# 249162   Blog Entry# 1663733     
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Nov 27 2015 (11:13PM)
Station Tag: Kanthi P Halt/KATI added by Vaibhav Agarwal*^/432532

Nov 27 2015 (11:13PM)
Station Tag: Tamluk/TMZ added by Vaibhav Agarwal*^/432532

Nov 27 2015 (11:13PM)
Station Tag: Mecheda/MCA added by Vaibhav Agarwal*^/432532

Nov 27 2015 (11:13PM)
Station Tag: Digha Flag Station/DGHA added by Vaibhav Agarwal*^/432532

Nov 27 2015 (11:13PM)
Station Tag: Howrah Junction/HWH added by Vaibhav Agarwal*^/432532

Posted by: Vaibhav Agarwal*^  1403 news posts
Kolkata, Nov.27, 2015 :
12847/12848 Howrah-Digha-Howrah Duronto Express will be renamed as Howrah-Digha-Howrah Super AC Express w.e.f 01.12.2015. This pair of train will have commercial stoppages at Mecheda, Tamluk and Kanthi enroute in both the directions as per following schedule:-
·Timings of the train at originating and destination stations will remain unaltered.
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will be no change in fare structure, i.e Shatabdi fare will be applicable.
·The tickets already issued for Digha Duronto will be also valid for this train.
·Booking for the train is already open.

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Nov 30 2015 (10:30)
sayan111   1133 blog posts   2150 correct pred (87% accurate)
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Physically, it will be a Shatabdi(fare structure will be as per Shatabdi, hopefully catering charge will be included in the fare. Rake composition will also remain like a Shatabdi) but it will be a Super AC only logically. I am free to say here, I have no idea about the specification of so called 'Super AC'. What is the definition of 'Super AC' train?

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Nov 30 2015 (16:41)
Sagnik Das   184 blog posts   3 correct pred (75% accurate)
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Seriously IR, why not just name it a Shatabdi, puts us all Railfans into a frenzy as to what this new concept of "Super AC" is.
Jul 05 2014 (19:40)  आंखों में आंसू, चेहरे पर दहशत (epaper.jagran.com)
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News Entry# 183406     
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Jul 05 2014 (7:40PM)
Station Tag: Moradabad Junction/MB added by Twesh Rajput/658575

Jul 05 2014 (7:40PM)
Station Tag: Kanth/KNT added by Twesh Rajput/658575

Jul 05 2014 (7:40PM)
Station Tag: Kanthi P Halt/KATI added by Twesh Rajput/658575

Jul 05 2014 (7:40PM)
Train Tag: Kumbha Express/12369 added by Twesh Rajput/658575

Posted by: Twesh Rajput~  828 news posts
गाड़ी छुड़वा दीजिए साहब, लगती रही अधिकारियों से गुहार16>>आंसू गैस के धुएं से उपासना एक्सप्रेस में बेहोश हुए बच्चे1
पानी के बर्तन और घड़े फोड़े1यात्रियों के साथ मासूम बच्चों के लिए रेल प्रशासन ने पानी के लिए घड़े और बाल्टियों से पानी भिजवाया। पानी के बर्तनों को प्रदर्शनकारियों ने तोड़ दिया। जिससे भीषण गर्मी में मासूम बच्चे प्यासे रहे। 14
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मिश्र, मुरादाबाद1आंखों में आंसू। चेहरे पर दहशत। जल्द गाड़ी छुड़वाने की गुहार और माथे पर अनहोनी की आशंका से गहराती सिलवटें। तस्वीर की यह बानगी भर है। कांठ में हुए बवाल से कुंभ एक्सप्रेस के यात्रियों को ऐसे ही त्रसद दौर से गुजरना पड़ा। इस बीच न तो यात्रियों के पीने के लिए पानी था और न ही उनकी सुरक्षा के कोई इंतजाम। प्रदर्शनकारियों ने ट्रेन में पथराव कर शीशे भी तोड़ दिए। भीषण गर्मी में मासूम बच्चे बेहोश हो गए।1कुंभ एक्सप्रेस में सवार यात्रियों को चार घंटे बिताना भारी पड़ गया। हर तरफ से शोर और प्रदर्शनकारियों के पथराव के कारण यात्रियों में दहशत देखने को मिली। प्रदर्शनकारियों पर पुलिस ने आंसू गैस के गोले छोड़े। हवा उल्टी दिशा में चल रही थी लिहाजा गैस भी गाड़ी की दिशा में उठी। गैस से गाड़ी में सवार पूरनपुर निवासी प्रमोद का एक साल का बेटा कुनाल बेहोश हो गया। ट्रेन में मौजूद हरिद्वार निवासी रेखा का तीन साल का बेटा राहुल भी अचेत हो गया। बिहार के जामपुर निवासी पंकज निगम का था। लगातार रह रह कर हो रहे पथराव के कारण ट्रेन के यात्रियों का भूख और प्यास से बुरा हाल था।1यात्रियों के चेहरे पर पसीना, आंख में आंसू और दहशत साफ दिखाई पड़ रही थी। बार बार पुलिस कर्मी हो रहे पथराव के कारण ट्रेन का गेट बंद करवा रहे थे। भीषण गर्मी में यात्री आने जाने वाले हर पुलिस कर्मी से जल्दी गाड़ी चलवा देने की गुजारिश करते दिखाई दिए।पथराव में टूटा ट्रेन का शीशा।कांठ में उपद्रवियों के हंगामे से परेशान कुंभ एक्सप्रेस के यात्री। जागरण
Oct 21 2013 (19:56)  Train AC fails (www.telegraphindia.com)
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Oct 21 2013 (9:35PM)
Train Tag: Digha-Howrah Duronto Express/12848 added by GTL GY Diesel Power**/624989
Station Tag: Midnapore/MDN added by GTL GY Diesel Power**/624989

Oct 21 2013 (9:35PM)
Train Tag: Digha-Howrah Duronto Express/12848 added by GTL GY Diesel Power**/624989

Oct 21 2013 (8:09PM)
Station Tag: Kanthi P Halt/KATI added by moderator**/12

Oct 21 2013 (8:06PM)
Train Tag: Digha-Howrah Duronto Express/12848 added by অনুপম**/401739

Posted by: 4πu¶am*^~  4391 news posts
The Digha-Howrah Duronto Express was stranded at Contai station in East Midnapore for six hours on Sunday because of a busted air-conditioning system. Passengers refused to let the train move till the AC was fixed.
The train finally started from Contai after 9pm and a senior official of South Eastern Railway said it would stop at Mecheda station to pick up food for the passengers.
He said the train was stopped after the passengers complained that the AC was not working when it pulled in at Contai around 4.10pm.
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said the train was packed with tourists from Digha returning to Calcutta after the Puja holidays.
Salil Ghosh, 44, a resident of Lake Town who was on the train with his elderly parents, said the train had problems even before it pulled out of Digha around 3.35pm.
“The problem was there even before it started. Ten minutes into the journey the AC stopped working and the problem continued till Contai. Soon the compartments became suffocating because of the sealed windows.”
The railway official said both the generator cars attached to the train — which provide power to the ACs — were malfunctioning. Technicians were called in and they managed to repair one of the generators by 6.30pm. “It was possible to run the ACs partially. We wanted the train to start but the passengers insisted that the AC should work full strength,” he added.
Oct 20 2013 (21:56)  Duronto passengers stop train after AC system stops working (zeenews.india.com)
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Kolkata: The Howrah-bound 12848 Digha-Howrah Duronto Express was stopped at the Kanthi railway station after passengers complained of failure of the air-conditioning system inside the coaches.South Eastern Railway (SER) sources said, the train had left Digha on schedule, but a snag developed enroute in both of its generator cars, the main source of electricity to run its air-conditioning system and other facilities."The train is a fully air-conditioned one. A leakage of lubricants was detected in one of the generator cars, before the train reached Kanthi. The other generator car also malfunctioned enroute. Maintenance staff were rushed to the spot, but only one of the generators could be made functional after repeated attempts," said Soumitra Majumdar, CPRO, SER.Railway sources said the train was coming to Howrah with 400 passengers on-board and the agitated passengers refused to let the train move from Kanthi station till proper replacement of generator cars were done and...
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the air-conditioning system started working."A spare generator car has been dispatched from Santragachi Yard near Howrah. We will urge the passengers to allow the train to at least reach Panskura, wherefrom the spare car can be attached and the train be brought to Howrah. If that is not done, then we will take the spare car upto Kanthi," Majumdar said, adding, that an inquiry has been ordered in to the snag.
Oct 20 2013 (21:52)  Duronto passengers stop train over AC system failure- SER (www.thestatesman.net)
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Oct 20 2013 (10:46PM)
Station Tag: Kanthi P Halt/KATI added by moderator**/12

Posted by: rajib022  288 news posts
The Howrah-bound 12848 Digha-Howrah Duronto Express was stopped at the Kanthi railway station after passengers complained of failure of the air-conditioning system inside the coaches.
South Eastern Railway (SER) sources said, the train had left Digha on schedule, but a snag developed enroute in both of its generator cars, the main source of electricity to run its air-conditioning system and other facilities.
“The train is a fully air-conditioned one. A leakage of lubricants was detected in one of the generator cars, before the train reached Kanthi. The other generator car also malfunctioned enroute.
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Maintenance staff were rushed to the spot, but only one of the generators could be made functional after repeated attempts,” said Soumitra Majumdar, CPRO, SER.
Railway sources said the train was coming to Howrah with 400 passengers on-board and the agitated passengers refused to let the train move from Kanthi station till proper replacement of generator cars were done and the air-conditioning system started working.
“A spare generator car has been dispatched from Santragachi Yard near Howrah. We will urge the passengers to allow the train to at least reach Panskura, wherefrom the spare car can be attached and the train be brought to Howrah. If that is not done, then we will take the spare car upto Kanthi,” Mr Majumdar said, adding, that an inquiry has been ordered in to the snag.
Oct 20 2013 (20:45)  Duronto passengers stop train after AC system stops working | (www.business-standard.com)
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Oct 20 2013 (10:50PM)
Station Tag: Kanthi P Halt/KATI added by moderator**/12

Posted by: Jayashree ❖ Amita  36419 news posts
The Howrah-bound 12848 Digha-Howrah Duronto Express was stopped at the Kanthi railway station after passengers complained of failure of the air-conditioning system inside the coaches.
South Eastern Railway (SER) sources said, the train had left Digha on schedule, but a snag developed enroute in both of its generator cars, the main source of electricity to run its air-conditioning system and other facilities.
"The train is a fully air-conditioned one. A leakage of lubricants was detected in one of the generator cars, before the train reached Kanthi. The other generator car also malfunctioned enroute.
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Maintenance staff were rushed to the spot, but only one of the generators could be made functional after repeated attempts," said Soumitra Majumdar, CPRO, SER.
Railway sources said the train was coming to Howrah with 400 passengers on-board and the agitated passengers refused to let the train move from Kanthi station till proper replacement of generator cars were done and the air-conditioning system started working.
"A spare generator car has been dispatched from Santragachi Yard near Howrah. We will urge the passengers to allow the train to at least reach Panskura, wherefrom the spare car can be attached and the train be brought to Howrah. If that is not done, then we will take the spare car upto Kanthi," Majumdar said, adding, that an inquiry has been ordered in to the snag.
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