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KJM/Krishnarajapuram (4 PFs)
ಕೃಷ್ಣರಾಜಪುರಂ     कृष्णराजपुरम
[KR Puram]

Track: Double Electric-Line

Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 4
Number of Halting Trains: 108
Number of Originating Trains: 1
Number of Terminating Trains: 1
Krishnajapuram Rd Ring road junction, Vijinapura, Dooravani Nagar, Bengaluru-560016
State: Karnataka
Elevation: 907 m above sea level
Zone: SWR/South Western
Division: KSR Bengaluru (Bangalore)
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Jan 10 2017 (09:17)  Commercial run of MEMU train to Whitefield will start from January 17 (www.newindianexpress.com)
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Jan 10 2017 (09:18)
Station Tag: Kuppam/KPN added by Design Engineer at Johnson controls~/1264560

Jan 10 2017 (09:18)
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Jan 10 2017 (09:18)
Station Tag: Ramanagaram/RMGM added by Design Engineer at Johnson controls~/1264560

Jan 10 2017 (09:18)
Station Tag: Hoodi Halt/HDIH added by Design Engineer at Johnson controls~/1264560

Jan 10 2017 (09:18)
Station Tag: Krishnarajapuram/KJM added by Design Engineer at Johnson controls~/1264560

Jan 10 2017 (09:18)
Station Tag: Bengaluru East (Bangalore)/BNCE added by Design Engineer at Johnson controls~/1264560

Jan 10 2017 (09:18)
Station Tag: Bengaluru Cantt. (Bangalore)/BNC added by Design Engineer at Johnson controls~/1264560

Jan 10 2017 (09:18)
Station Tag: KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore)/SBC added by Design Engineer at Johnson controls~/1264560

Posted by: Design Engineer at Johnson controls~  37 news posts
BENGALURU: To make good for the delay in introduction of a suburban rail service, the Bangalore Railway Division recently announced a list of trains to partially cover a segment of the proposed suburban route. In this connection, two Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) services to Whitefield will be run at timings convenient to IT professionals from January 17.
According to railway sources, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will be coming to the city to flag off these services along with three services from here to Ramanagara on January 16. “The trains will be flagged off on January 16 evening and will run a short trip. The actual commercial run will begin the next morning (January 17),” they said.
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of the services will run exclusively to Whitefield while the second service will stop at Whitefield enroute Kuppam. Three pairs of trains to Ramanagara, two of them evening trains, will also be launched on that day.
The MEMU to Whitefield will leave Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna railway station at 8.45 am and reach Whitefield at 9.40 am. In the return direction, it will leave Whitefield at 10.30 am and reach KSR at 11.10 am. The second train will leave KSR at 11.20 am and reach Kuppam at 1.45 pm. It will leave Kuppam at 2.45 pm and return to KSR at 5.20 pm. The trains will stop at Cantonment, Bengaluru East, Baiyappanahalli, KR Puram and Hoodi stations in both directions.
“With the Suburban Draft Policy making the state government solely responsible for putting in place a suburban network and calling for new infrastructure solely for suburban trains, Railways is now relived of playing the key role in putting in place the suburban service,” added a railway official.
The services between KSR and Ramanagara will have stops at Nayandahalli, Kengeri, Hejjala and Bidadi.
The timings of the proposed morning service is as follows: leave KSR at 5.20 am and reach Ramanagara at 6.15 am; In the return direction, leave Ramanagaram at 7 am and KSR at 8.40 am.

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Jan 10 2017 (10:08)
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After much if's and but's, finally a ray of light.

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At last a relief for passengers
Dec 22 2016 (09:57)  Bengaluru will hear Chuku Buku soon: Railways to start morning service to Whitefield (www.thenewsminute.com)
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Dec 22 2016 (9:57AM)
Station Tag: Hoodi Halt/HDIH added by RAVI PRAJAPATI*^~/233871

Dec 22 2016 (9:57AM)
Station Tag: Krishnarajapuram/KJM added by RAVI PRAJAPATI*^~/233871

Dec 22 2016 (9:57AM)
Station Tag: Baiyyappanahalli/BYPL added by RAVI PRAJAPATI*^~/233871

Dec 22 2016 (9:57AM)
Station Tag: Bengaluru East (Bangalore)/BNCE added by RAVI PRAJAPATI*^~/233871

Dec 22 2016 (9:57AM)
Station Tag: Bengaluru Cantt. (Bangalore)/BNC added by RAVI PRAJAPATI*^~/233871

Dec 22 2016 (9:57AM)
Station Tag: Ramanagaram/RMGM added by RAVI PRAJAPATI*^~/233871

Dec 22 2016 (9:57AM)
Station Tag: Whitefield/WFD added by RAVI PRAJAPATI*^~/233871

Dec 22 2016 (9:57AM)
Station Tag: KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore)/SBC added by RAVI PRAJAPATI*^~/233871

Posted by: RAVI PRAJAPATI*^~  926 news posts
South-Western Railways (SWR) is all set to run a morning train service from Majestic to Whitefield in Bengaluru.
The train that starts from Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna (Bengaluru City) station at Majestic at 8 45 am will reach Whitefield in less than an hour’s time, reports The Times of India.
The train service between Ramanagara and Bengaluru will be extended to make this possible in a month’s time.
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first train from Bengaluru to Ramanagara departs at 5 20 am, that returns to Bengaluru City at 8 45 am. This service will be further extended to Whitefield and will return back to Bengaluru city at 11.10 am.
The decision comes days after a citizen forum Citizens for Bengaluru (CfB) launched a campaign “Chuku Buku Beku” demanding a well-connected suburban local train network in the city.
The campaign on Saturday saw many citizens take a rail yatra from Cantonment station to Whitefiled in KSR-Bangarpet MEMU, to highlight the necessity of local trains. A day after this, Union Minister Ananth Kumar assured that development works will be taken up soon.
The new train service is extended to decongest the city, of the heavy traffic in the peak hours of morning.
“This will help ease peak-hour traffic and benefit many who travel to Whitefield,” Sanjiv Agarwal, division railway manager of Bengaluru division, SWR, told TOI. He added that the train will halt at Cantonment, Bengaluru east, Byappanahalli, KR Puram and Hoodi stations.
Dec 16 2016 (13:15)  Citizens come together to demand commuter rail system for Bengaluru (yourstory.com)
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News Entry# 288818   Blog Entry# 2093710     
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Dec 16 2016 (1:16PM)
Station Tag: Hoodi Halt/HDIH added by karbang/50057

Dec 16 2016 (1:16PM)
Station Tag: Whitefield/WFD added by karbang/50057

Dec 16 2016 (1:16PM)
Station Tag: Krishnarajapuram/KJM added by karbang/50057

Dec 16 2016 (1:16PM)
Station Tag: Baiyyappanahalli/BYPL added by karbang/50057

Dec 16 2016 (1:15PM)
Station Tag: Yesvantpur Junction/YPR added by karbang/50057

Dec 16 2016 (1:15PM)
Station Tag: KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore)/SBC added by karbang/50057

Posted by: karbang  17 news posts
With little work done on the commuter rail project announced by the Railways in the current rail budget, Bengaluru’s citizens, fed up with the constant traffic gridlock and the snail-paced progress of the Metrorail, have started a public movement to hasten the suburban rail system.
The movement, Chuku Buku Railu Beku (a child’s phrase for a train in Kannada), has asked people on social media to board the Bangalore-Bangarpet train on December 17 that starts at 9 am at City Railway Station and travel in it till Whitefield, a city suburb, picking up supporters on the way at every halt.
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urban transport is a state subject, the union railway minister, Suresh Prabhu, had announced in the current budget that the city would get a commuter rail system, with the state government sharing cost equally with the Centre.
According to the Railways, unless three pit lines and a coaching depot are constructed at Byappanahalli yard, suburban trains cannot be operated, as all tracks leading out of Bengaluru are saturated. Once completed, this depot would enable long-distance trains to be parked and serviced here and reduce congestion at the City and Yeswanthpur stations, thereby making way for a commuter rail system. However, work on the third pit line has come to a halt with the Karnataka government not releasing its share of the funds yet.
Speaking to YourStory, Srinivas Alavalli, a proactive member from Citizens against Steel Flyover, says,
The agenda is to replicate a movement like the one against the steel flyover. We have volunteers joining at every station en route. The 35-minute ride has many well known Bengaloreans joining in, including music director Raghu Dixit.
A RITES study had projected that a suburban rail network around Bengaluru could easily carry up to 35 lakh passengers per day.
Such a system would take a lot of pressure off the city’s roads, which are choking with more than 65 lakh vehicles for a population of just one crore.
The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC), which operates 6,700 city buses, carries 51 lakh commuters every day, according to Ramalinga Reddy, state transport minister. Any more addition of buses would lead to more congestion and pollution.
The city’s Namma Metro currently carries nearly two lakh commuters a day, and once the entire Phase I network is ready early next year, it is expected to carry up to five lakh passengers. The extensions to the Metro from Byappanahalli to Whitefield, the tech hub, will be ready only by 2020. The Outer Ring Road Metrorail corridor is expected to carry more than 10 lakh users per day, but this proposal is yet to be cleared by the state cabinet.
“It is sad that the state government has not released a small amount needed for a suburban rail project that will benefit all of Bengaluru while it is pushing full steam ahead with the steel flyover between Chalukya Circle and Hebbal, which is costing in excess of Rs 1,800 crore for just 6.7 km. An extension planned at the Hebbal end will again increase the cost by Rs 400 crore or so,” says Alavalli.
“A suburban railway fills the gap till the Metro becomes fully operational, and moreover, it can be used to take the pressure off the roads as there are railway tracks leading out of Bengaluru in every direction except the south. The state government should immediately establish a Special Project Vehicle (SPV) on the lines of the Mumbai Rail Vikas Nigam and appoint a managing director for this project. The SPV will plan how many diesel or electric rakes are required, upgrade the signalling network, and plan routes and frequencies,” says Bengaluru Central Lok Sabha MP P.C. Mohan.
A railway officer concurs, saying that the SPV could look into even creating additional lines that could eventually lead to dedicated suburban lines like those in Mumbai and Chennai.
Mohan is the first MP in the country to use his MPLAD funds, worth Rs 2.74 crore, to build a railway station and other facilities at Hoodi halt, used by techies and students who travel by inter-city or long-distance trains.
“As people used to get down along the tracks near Hoodi and hop on and off passing trains, after requests from travellers, we planned a proper halt and station building, along with an approach road. The Hoodi station (between KR Puram and Whitefield) already caters to more than 2,000 passengers, and in the future will be part of the planned commuter rail system for Bengaluru,” he says.
When asked if the CSF had shifted its focus from the Steel Flyover to the suburban train, Alavalli says,
The focus has shifted from `say no to steel flyover’ to ` say yes to suburban rail’. We are very confident of leaving a positive impact.
The team has also initiated a tweet-a-thon, starting December 15 night.
“The state government should play the role of a catalyst here and use railway lines, which are a national asset, to start a dedicated commuter rail service connecting various parts of the city as well as satellite towns, including those up to 100 km away,” says an activist.
Railway tracks originating from City Station extend towards the nearby towns of Tumkur, Doddaballapur, Chikkaballapur, Bangarpet, Hosur and Mysore.
With another railway budget coming up in a few weeks, the state government has already lost precious time. One only hopes an SPV is started so that Bengalureans can get an alternative mode of public transport and reduce their dependency on two and four wheelers.

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Dec 17 2016 (08:32)
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Wishing all the members and enthusiasts all the very best for Today's (17 Dec 2016) Campaign #ChukuBukuBeku. Hope this will be an eye-opener for GoK and MLAs and MPs
Dec 12 2016 (09:37)  CITY'S IT FOLK ARE DITCHING CARS AND JUMPING ON TO TRAINS TO TRAVEL TO WORK (epaperbeta.timesofindia.com)
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Dec 12 2016 (9:37AM)
Station Tag: Banaswadi/BAND added by karbang/50057

Dec 12 2016 (9:37AM)
Station Tag: KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore)/SBC added by karbang/50057

Dec 12 2016 (9:37AM)
Station Tag: Bengaluru East (Bangalore)/BNCE added by karbang/50057

Dec 12 2016 (9:37AM)
Station Tag: Bengaluru Cantt. (Bangalore)/BNC added by karbang/50057

Dec 12 2016 (9:37AM)
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Dec 12 2016 (9:37AM)
Station Tag: Krishnarajapuram/KJM added by karbang/50057

Dec 12 2016 (9:37AM)
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Dec 12 2016 (9:37AM)
Station Tag: Baiyyappanahalli/BYPL added by karbang/50057

Dec 12 2016 (9:37AM)
Station Tag: Karmelaram/CRLM added by karbang/50057

Dec 12 2016 (9:37AM)
Station Tag: Lotte Golla Halli/LOGH added by karbang/50057

Dec 12 2016 (9:37AM)
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Dec 12 2016 (9:37AM)
Station Tag: Belandur Road/BLRR added by karbang/50057

Posted by: karbang  17 news posts
Bellandur to Hebbal in 35 minutes, at a cost of `10. No way? Way! That is if you are like around 2,000 city folk who have said goodbye to traffic jams and the pain (physical and otherwise) of travelling 30-35 kms a day (one-way) to and from work. And they have managed to do this by junking their carsbikes and jumping on to a train instead.
While many debates have been held off late about the proposed measures being taken by the government to ease traffic congestion in the city, a quiet few have made the switch to traveling on outstation trains that stop at railway stations across the city. Bengaluru does not have a local train network like Mumbai or Chennai,
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which is why many people don't even know that there are railway stations in, say , Whitefield and Bellandur, where one can catch a train to go across the city to destinations like Hebbal and Lottegollahalli. For six years, techie Suhas Narayanamurthy was travelling from his home in Yelahanka to his offices in Electronics City, Whitefield and Bellandur on his two-wheeler. As a result, he was bed-ridden after suffering a slipped disc due to the long-distance travel on his scooter. Suhas was aware of a train station near his house, and 23 months ago, in an attempt to find an alternative mode of travel, he thought about checking if there was one near his office at RMZ Ecoworld in Bellandur. “To my surprise, I found that there are two stations close to my office -Carmelaram Railway Station and Bellandur Road Railway Station.I tried taking the train to work one day , and have been doing so since. My travel time has reduced drastically , and I come back home fresh and have more time to spend with my family . I am also saving a lot of money ,“ says Suhas.
After realizing the benefits of travelling by train, Suhas started the social media page Namma City Express to spread awareness among city folk who can benefit from the train service. Word spread quickly as people shared the information on the page; it has so far been shared with two lakh people across the globe.
Manju Janarthanan, a lead consultant who works at ITC Infotech, travels from Carmelaram Railway Station to Banaswadi Railway Station and back every day .And she covers this distance in a span of 20 minutes.Manju has not only been reaping the physical and psychological benefits of not travelling by road, but switching to train travel has also helped her retain her job.“Travelling to work used to take 1.15 hours by bike, and two hours by car and bus (one is required to change two buses). I have a young child, and I was thinking about quitting my job because of the distance. I discussed this with a colleague, who asked me to try travelling by train instead. It turned out to be a life-saving option and has helped me retain my job. The trains are not always on time, but there are around 1,900 people who give real-time updates of where each train is via the Trainspotters group on Telegram. This way , not just me, but many other women have benefited from travelling by train,“ she says.
Many people also club Metro and train travel, as the Baiyappanahalli Metro Station is a short walk from the Baiyappanahalli Railway Station.
Although travelling by train has eased stress and reduced travel time considerably , a common complaint is the frequency of the trains.Chaitra Ramesh, an analyst, who lives in Yelahanaka and works at RMZ Ecoworld, takes a train from Hebbal Railway Station to Bellandur Railway Station -a journey that takes 20-25 minutes and costs `10 -only when she is in the general shift, as the timings are not feasible when she works in the US shift. To tackle this issue, Suhas has been in touch with Gopinath, s senior divisional opera tionals manager, South Western Railways, who is also in charge of the s timetable for trains, and , Sanjay Agarwal, the division al railway manager. To making travel to and from the stations easier, T Prabhakar, former KSRTC chairman, is helping arrange a BMTC bus shuttle service from the rail way stations to tech parks, and vice versa. These buses will not ply on the main roads, but will approach the tech parks from the back gates.
Dec 10 2016 (13:40)  Commuter rail: 'board the train' campaign on December 17 (www.deccanherald.com)
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Dec 10 2016 (1:40PM)
Station Tag: Krishnarajapuram/KJM added by karbang/50057

Dec 10 2016 (1:40PM)
Station Tag: KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore)/SBC added by karbang/50057

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Station Tag: Bangarapet Junction/BWT added by karbang/50057

Posted by: karbang  17 news posts
Volunteers of Citizens for Bengaluru (CfB) will carry out a ‘Chuku Buku Railu Beku’ awareness campaign on December 17, demanding a commuter train network for the city.
They will board the 9 am train to Bangarpet at the Bengaluru City railway station. The train stops at Bengaluru Cantonment, Bengaluru East, Baiyappanahalli, KR Puram, Hoody and Whitefield stations, Srinivas Alavilli, member, CfB, told reporters on Friday. Many college students and noted musician Raghu Dixit will take part, he added.
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used by the government. Not many people, including government officials, are aware of the network’s potential, said a CfB volunteer.
Actor Prakash Belawadi said the proposal to build a commuter rail network in Bengaluru was first mooted 32 years ago but nothing came out of it. He said suburban trains could substantially reduce private vehicles and bring down pollution. Instead of constructing a steel flyover at a cost of Rs 1,800 crore, the government can spend the amount on building a commuter train network in Bengaluru, he added.
K N Krishna Prasad, convener of Bengaluru Suburban Rail Passengers’ Forum, said Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and Pune all had suburban rail systems. In Mumbai, around 75 lakh people depend on the suburban rail for their daily commute. According to him, building a suburban train network would not cost much. By spending just Rs 300 crore, the suburban rail system can be introduced in Bengaluru in six months, he suggested.
In the evening, CfB volunteers organised a freeze mob demonstration to promote the suburban rail network option and gather votes against the steel flyover project. For nearly half an hour, 20 volunteers became statues at various locations on MG Road to explain to people the need for a commuter rail network and invite them to the awareness campaign on December 17.

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Dec 10 2016 (14:16)
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Chiku buku chikubuku raile adirindi nee style

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sir, don't forget between kr puram whitefeeld one of the new hoody station.hoody station stoping you stating the train
Dec 03 2016 (08:29)  Yesvantpur - Vizag train has to run daily (www.eenadu.net)
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Dec 03 2016 (8:32AM)
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Dec 03 2016 (8:32AM)
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Station Tag: Jolarpettai Junction/JTJ added by WAP7/1472033

Dec 03 2016 (8:32AM)
Station Tag: Whitefield/WFD added by WAP7/1472033

Dec 03 2016 (8:32AM)
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Dec 03 2016 (8:32AM)
Station Tag: Krishnarajapuram/KJM added by WAP7/1472033

Dec 03 2016 (8:32AM)
Station Tag: KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore)/SBC added by WAP7/1472033

Dec 03 2016 (8:29AM)
Station Tag: Yesvantpur Junction/YPR added by WAP7/1472033

Dec 03 2016 (8:29AM)
Station Tag: Yesvantpur Junction/YPR added by WAP7/1472033

Dec 03 2016 (8:29AM)
Train Tag: Yesvantpur - Visakhapatnam SpecialFare Special/06579 added by WAP7/1472033

Posted by: WAP7  11 news posts
ఈనాడు-అమరావతి:బెంగళూరు(యశ్వంత్‌పూర్‌)- విశాఖపట్నం మధ్య రెండు నెలల కిందట ప్రవేశపెట్టిన వీక్లీ ఎక్స్‌ప్రెస్‌ను రోజువారీ రైలుగా మార్చాలని కేంద్ర పట్టణాభివృద్ధి శాఖ మంత్రి ఎం.వెంకయ్యనాయుడు కోరారు. ఈ మేరకు రైల్వే మంత్రి సురేష్‌ప్రభుకు లేఖ రాశారు. దీనిపై రైల్వేబోర్డు, నైరుతి (సౌత్‌వెస్ట్రర్న్‌ జోన్‌) రైల్వే అధికారులు వెనువెంటనే స్పందించారు. బెంగళూరు నుంచి విశాఖపట్నం వరకు నడుపుతున్న వీక్లీ (స్పెషల్‌) ఎక్స్‌ప్రెస్‌ రైలుకు ప్రయాణికుల రద్దీ ఎక్కువగా ఉందని, దీని రెగ్యులర్‌ కోసం రైల్వే బోర్డుకు సిఫారసు చేయాలని కర్ణాటకలోని హుబ్బళ్లి కేంద్రంగా ఉన్న నైరుతి రైల్వేజోన్‌ నిర్ణయించింది. ఈ మేరకు బోర్డుకు సోమవారం నివేదించినట్లు విశ్వసనీయంగా తెలిసింది. ఈ ప్రత్యేక రైలు విషయంలో మొదటినుంచి ఆటంకాలు కల్పిస్తున్న ఈస్ట్‌కోస్ట్‌ రైల్వేజోన్‌.. విశాఖ నుంచి తిరుగు ప్రయాణంలో డైనమిక్‌ ఛార్జీలతో ప్రయాణికులపై భారం మోపుతోంది. విశాఖ నుంచి బెంగళూరుకు నిత్యం నాలుగు విమానాలు ఉండటం, ఇదే సమయంలో రైలు ప్రయాణికుల సమస్యలను గుర్తించిన వెంకయ్య బెంగళూరు-విశాఖ ప్రత్యేక రైలుపై స్పందించి ప్రతిరోజూ నడపాలని సురేష్‌ప్రభుకు లేఖ రాశారు.

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Dec 04 2016 (09:19)
AAA   349 blog posts
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Yes ..he is in touch with him even now

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Dec 04 2016 (09:24)
B S Reddy~   118 blog posts
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aadu pradyule gaani.. nuv evado seppa anna;)

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Dec 04 2016 (13:58)
°°Saho Satakarni°° Telugu Jathi Garvisthundi~   423 blog posts   108 correct pred (93% accurate)
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Is he still around here? What is his name?

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Dec 04 2016 (13:58)
°°Saho Satakarni°° Telugu Jathi Garvisthundi~   423 blog posts   108 correct pred (93% accurate)
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??

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Dec 04 2016 (16:05)
B S Reddy~   118 blog posts
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?? nee tatangam chustante chandragiri musgulo kailasagiri bhajana chestandave

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Dec 04 2016 (16:41)
°°Saho Satakarni°° Telugu Jathi Garvisthundi~   423 blog posts   108 correct pred (93% accurate)
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Na screen name artham ayi unte, ee question Adagavu 😝
Nov 18 2016 (13:59)  Bangarpet-Baiyappanahalli rly link (www.newindianexpress.com)
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Nov 18 2016 (2:00PM)
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The MEMU with eight coaches can accommodate up to 1,600 passengers. It will leave Bangarpet at 3.55pm and reach Baiyappanahlli at 5.10pm. In the return route, it will leave Baiyappanahalli at 5.15 pm and reach Bangarpet at 6.35 pm. It will run on all days except Sundays.
Nov 05 2016 (10:30)  One Train Two Charges (www.eenadu.net)
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Nov 05 2016 (10:33AM)
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Station Tag: Krishnarajapuram/KJM added by Mangalagiri/1364691

Nov 05 2016 (10:33AM)
Station Tag: KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore)/SBC added by Mangalagiri/1364691

Nov 05 2016 (10:33AM)
Station Tag: Yesvantpur Junction/YPR added by Mangalagiri/1364691

Nov 05 2016 (10:33AM)
Train Tag: Visakhapatnam - Yesvantpur Suvidha Special/82664 added by Mangalagiri/1364691

Nov 05 2016 (10:33AM)
Train Tag: Vishakapatnam - Yesvantpur Tatkal Fare Special/06580 added by Mangalagiri/1364691

Nov 05 2016 (10:33AM)
Train Tag: Yesvantpur - Visakhapatnam Tatkal Fare Special/06579 added by Mangalagiri/1364691

Posted by: Mangalagiri  6 news posts
ఈనాడు - అమరావతి: వారానికి ఒకసారి నడిచే బెంగళూరు-విశాఖపట్నం ఎక్స్‌ప్రెస్‌ పట్టాలు ఎక్కినా ప్రయాణికులకు మరో సమస్య వచ్చి పడింది. దేశంలో ఎక్కడా లేనివిధంగా ఈ రైలుకు రెండురకాల ఛార్జీల విధానం అమల్లోకి వచ్చింది. బెంగళూరు నుంచి విశాఖపట్నం వరకు తత్కాల్‌ ఛార్జీలు వసూలు చేస్తుండగా.. విశాఖపట్నం నుంచి బెంగళూరుకు డైనమిక్‌ (సువిధ రైలు)ఛార్జీలు అమల్లోకి వచ్చాయి. దీంతో తిరుగుప్రయాణంలో ప్రయాణికులు రెట్టింపు ఛార్జీలు చెల్లించాల్సి వస్తోంది. ఈ రైలును నడిపే విషయంలో తొలి నుంచి పేచీ పెడుతూ వచ్చిన తూర్పుకోస్తా (ఈస్ట్‌కోస్ట్‌) రైల్వే జోన్‌ ఆఖరి నిమిషంలో వెనక్కి తగ్గినట్టేతగ్గి ప్రయాణికులపై భారం మోపింది.
బెంగళూరు-విశాఖపట్నంల మధ్య రద్దీని దృష్టిలో పెట్టుకుని నైరుతి రైల్వే(సౌత్‌వెస్ట్రర్న్‌) చొరవ తీసుకుని వీక్లీ(వారానికి ఒక రోజు) ప్రత్యేక రైలు ప్రవేశపెట్టింది. రెండు, మూడునెలల తిరిగాక ప్రయాణికుల నుంచి డిమాండ్‌ను వివరిస్తూ రెగ్యులర్‌ రైలుగా బోర్డుకు ప్రతిపాదించాలని అనుకుంది. ప్రస్తుతానికి ఈ రైల్లో తత్కాల్‌ ఛార్జీలు వసూలు చేయాలని నిర్ణయించింది. ఇదే విషయాన్ని ఈ రైలు ప్రయాణించే మార్గంలోని ఇతర జోన్లకూ సమాచారం పంపింది. రెగ్యులర్‌ రైళ్ల కంటే తత్కాల్‌ రైల్వే ఛార్జీ విశాఖ వరకు
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స్లీపర్‌క్లాస్‌లో రూ. 110 అధికంగా ఉంటుంది. ఈ రైలు తిరుగుప్రయాణం మొదలయ్యే విశాఖపట్నం ఈస్ట్‌కోస్ట్‌ జోన్‌లో ఉంది. అక్కడి అధికారులు మాత్రం సువిధరైలుగా సాఫ్ట్‌వేర్‌లో నమోదుచేయించారు. దీంతో సమస్యగా మారింది.
ఛార్జీల్లో ఎంత తేడా?
సువిధ రైళ్లలో విమాన టికెట్ల తరహాలో ఛార్జీలుంటాయి. టికెట్లు అయిపోయేకొద్ది ఛార్జీ పెరుగుతూ పోతుంటుంది. మొదటి తీసుకున్నవారికంటే ఆ తర్వాత, చివర్లో తీసుకున్నవారు 50 శాతం నుంచి 200 శాతం వరకు అదనంగా చెల్లించాల్సి ఉంటుంది. ఈ రైలుకు ఆదరణ లేదన్న అభిప్రాయం కల్పించడానికే తూర్పుకోస్తా జోన్‌ సువిధ రైలుగా మార్పించిందన్న ఆరోపణలు వ్యక్తం అవుతున్నాయి.
బెంగళూరు(యశ్వంత్‌పూర్‌)-విశాఖపట్నం ఎక్స్‌ప్రెస్‌ రెండువైపులా ఛార్జీల్ని పరిశీలిస్తే..
* బెంగళూరు నుంచి విశాఖకు స్లీపర్‌ క్లాస్‌ ఛార్జీ రూ. 625.
* ఇదే రైలు విశాఖ నుంచి బెంగళూరుకు స్లీపర్‌ టికెట్‌ రూ. 1,865.
* థర్డ్‌ఏసీలో విశాఖకు రూ. 1,685.
* విశాఖ నుంచి బెంగళూరుకు ఇదే రైల్లో రూ. 3,405.

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Nov 05 2016 (10:50)
Mangalagiri   322 blog posts
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ECoR is fooling AP people ..
TPTY-VSKP is 08574 (Tatkal Spl)
VSKP-TPTY is 82851 (Suvidha)

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Nov 05 2016 (12:33)
DD DISLODGED BBSKJM SLOT   6144 blog posts
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82853 VSKP-VM Suvidha
08354 VM-VSKP spl Fare
Ecor is always different w.r.t VSKP.

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Nov 05 2016 (12:33)
SRG*^~   34904 blog posts   151033 correct pred (75% accurate)
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Although the adopting suvidha mode is bad, this concept isn't new having different fares either side as reported in the article.

Nov 05 2016 (12:35)
SRG*^~   34904 blog posts   151033 correct pred (75% accurate)
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Adi aakardaaka laagi pettadu chachinattu ekkutaaru ani....Kiri kiri pettakunda undadu ga.

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Nov 05 2016 (13:11)
Boxer Bhai   36987 blog posts   12615 correct pred (61% accurate)
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Telugu prajalakosam ecor chesina tyaganiki edena falitam😁😅 ? Vskp kosam one side tatkal fare pedite enduku tidutunaruvandaru😤😬, bbs kjm, sbp ypr both suvidha ne both sides mari deniki ok na, edi anyamm nenu opkonu 😯😇

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Nov 05 2016 (13:14)
SRG*^~   34904 blog posts   151033 correct pred (75% accurate)
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Anta sesindi , dagaraundi cheyinchindi nuvvenamaata dorikipoyavu donga...

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Nov 05 2016 (13:16)
Boxer Bhai   36987 blog posts   12615 correct pred (61% accurate)
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Haha endo me abimanam

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Nov 05 2016 (15:14)
MJ*^   8540 blog posts   11544 correct pred (68% accurate)
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Spl tatkal fare premium suvidha peruto janal jebulaku kosivesi dopidi chestu ila lootu chana darunam
Samanya exp chargi petti janalaku susaukaryam kalipite ide enta chaukuga untundi

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Nov 05 2016 (15:22)
SRG*^~   34904 blog posts   151033 correct pred (75% accurate)
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Normal exp fare pettaru annai ippudu...Spls nadichevi anni minimum tatkal fare toh untayi, antuke spl fare spl ani perlu untayi :)

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Nov 05 2016 (16:16)
pslkumar   322 blog posts
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MPs need to take this matter up with RM
Nov 01 2016 (08:36)  Welcome initiative by SWR (www.thehindu.com)
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Nov 01 2016 (8:36AM)
Station Tag: Visakhapatnam Junction/VSKP added by AAA/51244

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Station Tag: Duvvada/DVD added by AAA/51244

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Station Tag: Samalkot Junction/SLO added by AAA/51244

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Station Tag: Kakinada Town Junction/CCT added by AAA/51244

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Station Tag: Rajahmundry/RJY added by AAA/51244

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Station Tag: Vijayawada Junction/BZA added by AAA/51244

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Station Tag: Ongole/OGL added by AAA/51244

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Station Tag: Nellore/NLR added by AAA/51244

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Station Tag: Gudur Junction/GDR added by AAA/51244

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Station Tag: Katpadi Junction/KPD added by AAA/51244

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Station Tag: Jolarpettai Junction/JTJ added by AAA/51244

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Station Tag: Krishnarajapuram/KJM added by AAA/51244

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Station Tag: Yesvantpur Junction/YPR added by AAA/51244

Nov 01 2016 (8:36AM)
Train Tag: Vishakapatnam - Yesvantpur Tatkal Fare Special/06580 added by AAA/51244

Nov 01 2016 (8:36AM)
Train Tag: Yesvantpur - Visakhapatnam SpecialFare Special/06579 added by AAA/51244

Posted by: AAA  5 news posts
Thanks to the South Western Railway (SWR), the long-pending demand for introduction of an originating train from Vizag to Bengaluru was realised with the launch of the 06579 Yesvantapur-Visakhapatnam weekly special Tatkal express.
Though the East Coast Railway (ECoR) had failed to introduce a direct train to cater to the high demand for berths from Vizag to Bengaluru, it had taken over the special train, launched by the SWR in the past. After running it for sometime, it gave the most inconvenient timings, converted it into a Suvidha special with dynamic fare and finally did not renew it.
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software engineer from Bengaluru, Venky, says how popular the special Tatkal express is. “I had booked a bus ticket for Rs.2,500 to travel to Vizag for Deepavali and after seeing on Twitter that SWR was running a Tatkal Special, I cancelled my bus ticket and booked my ticket in the special train. By the time, I completed booking my ticket the availability position came down from 378 to 77 in just half-an-hour.”
“The train was delayed at the starting point itself in view of the late intimation to passengers. All the coaches were jam-packed within four hours after announcement of the train. The timings are very convenient not only to the people of Visakhapatnam but also to those from cities and towns in Andhra Pradesh.”
“During the course of interaction with fellow passengers, I came to know that many had cancelled their bus tickets and were travelling by this train. They all wanted that this train should be made a regular train. The next afternoon around 3.30 p.m., train reached Duvvada, from where the jurisdiction of ECoR starts.
“As SWR took up the mantle of the demands from Vizag, ECoR stopped this train several times and gave clearance to other trains, while our train was made to wait at the outer signal. Finally, our train reached PF no. 5 at 5 p.m. The disgusting acts of ECoR did not end there. They changed the ‘tatkal train’ to ‘Suvidha Special’ with dynamic fare in the return direction. While I paid Rs.650 (sleeper class) from Yesvantapur to Vizag, I found it was Rs.2,000 (sleeper class) in the return journey.”
“I feel that ECoR is playing all sorts of games to get this train cancelled on the plea that this train has no patronage. A new railway zone in AP with headquarters in Visakhapatnam is the only solution to end the injustice from ECoR,” says Venky.
The Railways do not seem to have learnt a lesson even after getting a spate of complaints on Twitter on the unclean coaches and other problems on trains originating/terminating in Visakhapatnam.
Barely a couple of weeks after passengers tweeted on untidy coaches in popular trains like Godavari and LTT express trains, a passenger who travelled by the S1 coach of Godavari express to Hyderabad on October 28, says there is no improvement in the situation.
“The wash basins, both in toilets and outside, were overflowing with water, barely a few hours after the train started from Vizag. One can imagine the plight of those who wish to wash their face or brush their teeth in the early hours,” says R.V. Koteswara Rao of Visakhapatnam.
“To add to our woes, there was no power in the toilets and there was no one to attend to the problems. Beggars were getting into the reserved coaches and travelling short distances and there was no one to check their entry,” he adds.

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Nov 07 2016 (14:35)
Venkat వెంకట్   1630 blog posts
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North coastal andhra people very clear about the asking zone for VSKP. Even Srikakulam MP raised this issue of zonal HQ at vskp many times in parliament. Dont judge it by just new paper reports.
Who told if vizag gets train to delhi like Raj will not be useful for north andhra ?? It will stop at VZM, PVP if goes via Katni. Stops at SLO, RJY, EE, BZA if goes via WL. How come one train will help only originating station ??
Still many VSKP originating train have GNWL upto BZA.
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Most of the COA trains wont GNWL to BZA but vskp originating trains have. Even some machilipatnam train not having GNWL to bza.
If new zone comes PSA can be created as a Originating station with Pit lines which is not happening under ECoR.
Also Railway zone is not only for new trains, there are huge issues related to employs and region sentiments. I think North andhra region people can understand better what i am saying.
If south andhra people constantly ignore the issues of north andhra and hatred towards vizag develops it will create much bigger issues to AP state than SCR split.

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Nov 07 2016 (14:38)
180 years of Railways in India~   2110 blog posts
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Thank you for presenting a clear picture of the situation. Let's rest the argument here.

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Nov 07 2016 (14:40)
Venkat వెంకట్   1630 blog posts
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Hope you changed your mind about zone at Vizag as HQ , not a silly demand.

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Nov 07 2016 (15:22)
180 years of Railways in India~   2110 blog posts
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I have never thought of it as a silly demand. I too was very keen about development of railway facilities in the VSKP, VZM, CHE and the rest of AP that is struggling under ECoR. Your arguments were very concise and informative and I shall try to convey the same idea to others in future. Thank you for that.
I was born and brought up in Kakinada and Vizag and have always closely followed railway developments in both areas. But only difference was that I always tried to argue in favor of a situation where Vizag region gets it's share of facilities while the rest of Andhra stays intact with SCR, under which it has
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done well. (To be honest, I favor the old 9 zone system and usually put up idealistic arguments about people learning to work together instead of just separating when there are problems. Don't pay attention to that rambling. :) )
However, don't misjudge me for saying this. Speaking only from a railway perspective, unlike the VSKP region, which has a strong reason to demand a separation from it's home zone, the rest of AP has no such extreme problems with SCR and has no reason to demand for a separate zone. So you cannot expect people from here to just start supporting a move to separate from SCR without getting a clear picture as to why such a move has become necessary or what difference it can bring to the concerned regions. At the outset, the new zone doesn't mean as much to the rest of AP as it means to the northern part. Only with a proper communication of the needs and necessities can we get a unanimous support for the idea. And random people demanding diversion of trains from CCT to VSKP here on IRI did not help the situation as far as my reactions here on IRI are concerned.
So, please understand that neither I nor any one else from AP are against VSKP region getting better railway infrastructure. But solely as an RF, I hope you can understand why RF's from the SCR region may not accept the idea of a new zone wholeheartedly as much as they would accept the idea of merging WAT with SCR.

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Nov 07 2016 (15:54)
Venkat వెంకట్   1630 blog posts
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See my friend, Again i am saying dont see it as VSKP region issues alone. If that the case the VSKP region from where highest taxes are getting collected by state, spending more on Capital region at Guntur by state govt, what if people of vskp region people fights for not using our taxes some where ?? As a state we need to take care about issues of all region. If not another separate state movement will come.
I dont know how many scr RF will be there , but railway issues of Vizag region is all about 1 crs people. Its became one of the biggest issue of this region my years.
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again if vizag is part of AP railway it helps atleast 6-7 coastal not alone north coastal AP. Many trains to south can be started as it has more pit lines and also space for expansion. Diversion of CCT trains to VSKP not possible as CCT is terminal but extension of VSKP trains to CCT is possible.

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Nov 07 2016 (20:05)
Foamer~   802 blog posts
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They do use it. I didn't ask for many trains to be run. But just one daily to KCG. Like a standard overnight train for that section, instead of a mix-up of bi-weeklies. Train on wednesday is missing currently.
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Yes connection to new capital and commercial capital VSKP in the route u mentioned is needed. I don't know why SWR is not allowing Kondaveedu to be made daily?

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Nov 07 2016 (20:08)
Boxer Bhai   36987 blog posts   12615 correct pred (61% accurate)
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Kondaveedu wont help pak-dmm section.
Daily as of now not possible

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Nov 07 2016 (20:20)
Foamer~   802 blog posts
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Hardly anyone in Rayalseema bothered for a new zone. Because they know better than to protest. The state split because coastal Andhra, Krishna, Godavari districts cornered all resources. Many in Rayalseema wanted 3 way split (after split was finalized), because they knew capital, revenue and other developments will all be cornered by those districts.
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One can compare Uttarandhra and Rayalseema as being short changed by all attention and development of coastal districts.
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Media keeps harping on VSKP issues because all their owners are from there.

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Nov 07 2016 (20:29)
Foamer~   802 blog posts
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No for HUP, ATP region I was saying. That DMM-BZA train has no UR coaches at all, so this will help to some extent.

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Nov 07 2016 (20:37)
Boxer Bhai   36987 blog posts   12615 correct pred (61% accurate)
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Gen coaches will alloted to tri weekly in future days
Oct 18 2016 (13:15)  The reservation compartments are filled with unreserved passengers. (localnews.manoramaonline.com)
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റിസർവേഷൻ കംപാർട്ട്മെന്റുകളിൽ ഹ്രസ്വദൂര യാത്രക്കാരുടെ തള്ളിക്കയറ്റം; പിന്നെ എന്തിന് റിസർവേഷൻ? Tuesday 18 October 2016 07:23 AM IST
ബെംഗളൂരു ∙ കേരളത്തിലേക്കുള്ള ട്രെയിനുകളിലെ റിസർവേഷൻ കംപാർട്ട്മെന്റുകളിൽ ഹ്രസ്വദൂര യാത്രക്കാരുടെ അതിക്രമം തുടർക്കഥയാകുന്നു. വൈകിട്ട് പുറപ്പെടുന്ന ബെംഗളൂരു സിറ്റി-കൊച്ചുവേളി എക്സ്പ്രസ്, ബെംഗളൂരു സിറ്റി-കന്യാകുമാരി എക്സ്പ്രസ് ട്രെയിനുകളിലെ റിസർവേഷൻ കോച്ചുകളിലാണ് പതിവ് ഹ്രസ്വദൂര യാത്രക്കാരുടെ തള്ളിക്കയറ്റം കാരണം റിസർവേഷനുള്ള ദീർഘദൂര യാത്രക്കാർ പൊറുതിമുട്ടുന്നത്.
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In LHB rakes reduced 2+2 in front and back with power car ( with luggage + guard ).
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