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71086/Diva-Vasai Road DEMU
     दिवा-वसई रोड डेमू

DIVA/Diva Junction --> BSR/Vasai Road

Updated: Oct 02 2016 (10:36) by karthik iyer^~
Oct 02 2016 (10:36)

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Nov 01 2016 (12:03)   71085/Vasai Road - Diva DEMU | KOPR/Kopar (4 PFs)

Warrier is BACK*^~   6075 blog posts   113 correct pred (51% accurate)
Entry# 2043951            Tags   Past Edits
Vasai - Kopar on the BSR-DIVA DEMU | 30th OCT|
after a long span of time, yours truly had an opportunity to travel in the DEMU train. This was my first experience on the DEMU. The last time I travelled, it was running as a DMU.
It was hectic day and i had travelled a lot from Dombivli to Ghatkopar-Andheri-Borivali-Vasai. Soon it was time to head back. nobody in their right senses would have taken the longer route via DDR/DR, hence i opted for the BSR-DIVA DEMU which departs BSR @ 19.15.
We reached the statin quite early, anticipating a huge rush for tickets since it was the D day- meaning DIWALI day. Purchased the tickets and headed to PF 6. PF 7 was already occupied by a BCNA rake towards JNPT with a BL WAG 7. On the side loop was a CONCOR rake headed byb some unknown sheds TIGER FACE.
Soon ST bound Flying Ranee rushed past with its customary WAP 5 link from BRC. At the CCG end, i could spot 3 glowing light and slowly the DEMU creeped into the PF. There was a huge rush, but being a typical Mumbai wala, i could rush in and grab the elusive window seat. There was no action for almost 15 mins and at exact 17.15 the train let out its typical hoot and soon we moved out of the Station. We crossed tracks and took the 75 degree left turn to enter into CR territory and head towards JUCHANDRA, a small and remote village accessible only by the couple of trains that run on the KOPR-BSR route. We crossed some WDM hauled express train at juchandra. and then it went all BLACK. not a single light in the entire train. may be it was due to some electrical failure. But we were picking speed and we were cruising at a lazy 65 kmph till Kaman Rd. This also is another small station.
The run till BIRD was pretty much uneventful. at BIRD we overtook another BCNA freighter hauled by twin WDG`s from UBL. This route is actually part of the DFC or the Dedicated Freight Corridor. It starts at the JNPT port near Panvel and touches the industrial towns of Panvel, Taloja. It intersects CR at Kopar and joins the Mumbai Delhi WR line at BSR and continues all the way till Dadri ICD. This was a single line route untill the early 2000`s and was simultaneously doubled as well as AC fied, making it the earliest AC traction enabled region in CR Mumbai Division. Soon 2 additional stations at Kharbav and Kopar were added on the route.
KOPAR was reached at 20.00 sharp, ensuring that the train kept its time. However lack of lighting in the train proved spoilsport. No pictures were taken. I am rather happy describing my experience in words. Videos and pictures are sometimes inadequate to give a vivid description.
The BSR-DIVA route has lots of nostalgic memories. It was here that rail fanning was born in me. It was here i where i hit the biggest six of my life(we played cricket on the under construction station of KOPAR). It was here where i took my first ever photo and video of train and co-incidentally my first ever post on IRI was made when i was sitting at KOPR station and it has been a long journey since
To the new members, IRI was a lot different in those days. Imaginary trains were unheard of. Blogging quality was at it prime. NO race blogs, no objections. The only sections were poeple could contribute was the PNR forum, Blog and the FAQ. And man!! the quality of posts were awesome. BG, Pradyu, PKV, Vijayaditya, Soumitra, Sayantan Sinha, SV Iyer, Arkya Chatterjee, Anil Garg are some of the names i can remeber. I am sad, i dont see that kind of genuine rail fanning these days. Many of the old members have left. Few like me make rare visits to the site. Perhaps, all of this is a part of evolution. Oh god i miss those trip reports. Sometimes i wish i could go back in time and re wind those moments. But alas! time can move only forwards.

Nov 08 2016 (05:48)
Warrier is BACK*^~   6075 blog posts   113 correct pred (51% accurate)
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Thank you.....Dinesh Kumar
Rail Fanning
Mar 09 2016 (20:26)   71086/Diva-Vasai Road DEMU | KOPR/Kopar (4 PFs)

karthik iyer^~   2273 blog posts   10252 correct pred (60% accurate)
Entry# 1762096            Tags   Past Edits
DEMU Makes A Sudden Halt After Departure From Kopar.
As 71086 Diva Vasai DEMU Departs From Kopar After Section Clear Signal As Power Car Skips Platform End The DEMU Pilot Applies Brake And Train Comes To An Halt Due To unKnown Reason Later Within 30 Seconds the Train Departs and Train Picks Up Speed. Negotiates a Curve And Heads Towards Next Halt.
General Travel
Feb 08 2016 (19:19)   71086/Diva-Vasai Road DEMU | KOPR/Kopar (4 PFs)

karthik iyer^~   2273 blog posts   10252 correct pred (60% accurate)
Entry# 1733376            Tags   Past Edits
MEMU and DEMU Meet Each other At Kopar.
#69166 Vasai Panvel MEMU wait on Platform 4 the train was made to halt for more than an hour because the train ahead of MEMU Break downed Near Diva meanwhile 71086 Diva Vasai DEMU Enters Platform 3.
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Nov 24 2015 (14:29)   71086/Diva-Vasai Road DEMU | DIVA/Diva Junction (8 PFs) | KYN/WDG-3A/13518

ArkChat921*^~   5963 blog posts   3431 correct pred (60% accurate)
Entry# 1659964            Tags   Past Edits
KYN WDG-3A Push-Pull Passenger runs parallel with WCAM-3 Mumbai Duronto!! An incident never to be seen again!!
Video taken a year ago. Pushed by 13518 KYN WDG- 3A, the Diva (DIVA)- Vasai Road (BSR) Push- Pull Passenger makes a parallel run with a KYN WCAM- 3 hauled 12261 Mumbai C.S.T. (CSTM)- Howrah (HWH) A.C. DURONTO Express.
Earlier, the Passenger used to run
with the diesel locomotive sandwitched between the 8 coaches (4 in each side). But later, the diesel locomotive used to pull the train in one direction, and push in the other (As seen in this video). But w.e.f. December 14, 2014, the train was replaced by a DEMU. The rake of the Passenger had become too old (23 years old), and had to be replaced.
Post AC-fication of the CR line, the DURONTO now runs with a WAP- 4 throughout the journey. Earlier, the DURONTO used to run with a WCAM- 3 from C.S.T. to Igatpuri, and then change locomotive.
So enjoy this unique incident, which will never ever happen again.

Nov 24 2015 (14:42)
Vinay Bharadwaj*^~   4749 blog posts   953 correct pred (74% accurate)
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Is there any wrong in the map of this train. Will this not take the loop towards Vasai

Nov 24 2015 (19:36)
Break from RF~   2913 blog posts   1269 correct pred (71% accurate)
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#admins route is wrong, update the train's map as this train will have to go around the loop while approaching Diva from Lower Kopar.

Nov 25 2015 (11:13)
Indian News Paper are biggest Liar*^~   31392 blog posts   69822 correct pred (81% accurate)
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Atlas now corrected

Nov 25 2015 (15:44)
Jay Bhavsar   151 blog posts   679 correct pred (96% accurate)
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this train not touch Datiwali
General Travel
Aug 09 2015 (13:17)   71086/Diva-Vasai Road DEMU | DIVA/Diva Junction (8 PFs)

The Journey matters more than the Destination~   1013 blog posts   44 correct pred (79% accurate)
Entry# 1561020            Tags   Past Edits
The Life-line of Diva Vasai route, the ICF DEMU 71086/Diva Vasai Passenger gets ready for departure.
General Travel
Feb 12 2015 (11:39)   71086/Diva-Vasai Road DEMU

Pravin Agrawal   313 blog posts   312 correct pred (57% accurate)
Entry# 1367246            Tags   Past Edits
Hello, Today I wish to travel in this train from Diva to Juchandra Road,,, Is it very crowded from Diva.???? or will I get seat to sit??

Feb 12 2015 (12:18)
Pravin Agrawal   313 blog posts   312 correct pred (57% accurate)
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plz reply sir
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Dec 23 2014 (09:29)   71086/Diva-Vasai Road DEMU

Nitin Kumar~   2640 blog posts   303 correct pred (66% accurate)
Entry# 1316976            Tags   Past Edits
Inaugural Departure : ICF Diva-Vasai DMU departs from Kopar :)

Dec 24 2014 (12:07)
12658 Chennai Mail*^~   9141 blog posts   22930 correct pred (64% accurate)
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seems both engines on

Dec 24 2014 (12:12)
Dipanshu   1317 blog posts   81 correct pred (65% accurate)
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sir.. this is a DEMU.. so all the power cars will be running for each train set... like EMU in Mumbai Suburban sector

Dec 24 2014 (12:13)
HAMSAFAR   111 blog posts   742 correct pred (77% accurate)
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A totally Attractive New Look...
★★★  Info Update
Dec 13 2014 (17:05)   71086/Diva-Vasai Road DEMU | DIVA/Diva Junction (8 PFs)

Amol Nikam   15601 blog posts   628 correct pred (62% accurate)
Entry# 1306661            Tags   Past Edits
The Hon'ble M.R. Shri @sureshpprabhu remote flags off new DEMU rake on Vasai-Diva-Roha section.
Pic By RF Aditya Kambli

Dec 13 2014 (17:20)
AAMCHI MUMBAI~   743 blog posts   2377 correct pred (60% accurate)
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now cr can utilise old rake to Diva Roha section to Increase freqvency of 2 to 4 service or simply adding extra coach to exsisting diva roha rake

Dec 13 2014 (17:24)
Amol Nikam   15601 blog posts   628 correct pred (62% accurate)
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yes But Abhi 3 Rake Mile hai DMU ke

Dec 13 2014 (17:45)
Next Target 300 LHB trains^~   81622 blog posts   5221 correct pred (78% accurate)
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Is route me push pull train chalti thi jisme exactly middle me engine hota tha .. Rare train replaced by modern technology

Dec 13 2014 (17:51)
Amol Nikam   15601 blog posts   628 correct pred (62% accurate)
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Yes Wo Chugging Miss Karege Bahot..... :(

Dec 13 2014 (17:55)
Amol Nikam   15601 blog posts   628 correct pred (62% accurate)
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Last sight of workhorse of DW BSR section. Old PushPull Last Run with 13619 DG3a at DW end. :( :(
★  General Travel
May 14 2014 (22:34)   71085/Vasai Road - Diva DEMU | KARD/Kaman Road (4 PFs)

Arzan Kotval   1343 blog posts
Entry# 1097403            Tags   Past Edits
Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) firing all cylinders from Kaman Road, Central Railway
General Travel
Oct 22 2012 (14:40)   71086/Diva-Vasai Road DEMU

Guest: 25003862   show all posts
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what is the timming of diva vasai train
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