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16302/Venad Express
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TVC/Thiruvananthapuram Central (Trivandrum) --> SRR/Shoranur Junction

Updated: Jan 20 2017 (20:20) by Southern Railway^~
Jan 20 2017 (20:20)

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Nov 10 2016 (20:12)   16301/Venad Express

vs73213   78 blog posts
Entry# 2055285            Tags   Past Edits
Please extend this train towards Mangaluru, and remove the stops at Divine Nagar, Cheriyanad and Mayyanad.

Nov 10 2016 (20:15)
Southern Railway^~   2720 blog posts   200 correct pred (82% accurate)
Re# 2055285-1            Tags   Past Edits
That's not possible.
For that 1 more rake should be there. With a single rake its not posibble.

May 13 2017 (19:39)
Chakravarthi Chandraguptan   1 blog posts
Re# 2055285-2            Tags   Past Edits
If the train is extended to kannur rake sharing is possible with 16305,06,07,08,13,14.
If it is extended to manglore rake sharing with parasuram express can be a better option.
Nov 07 2013 (16:07)   16302/Venad Express

Hadi*^~   2429 blog posts   51 correct pred (59% accurate)
Entry# 898982            Tags   Past Edits
This train should be extended to Calicut
Pls post ur opinion comments.
Last year In Consultative Committee meeting, and IRTTC, Palghat Division requested to extend this service to Calicut

Nov 07 2013 (16:44)
S V Iyer*^~   13623 blog posts   12348 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 898982-2            Tags   Past Edits
Agreed but it definitely needs speeding up so that the rake returns back to its base station i.e. TVC.
One way could be to eliminate rake reversal at ERS. As it halts at ERN, ERS halt could be removed...

Nov 07 2013 (17:11)
Nazeer*^~   9932 blog posts   16373 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 898982-3            Tags   Past Edits
TVC to CLT is good suggestion,but it should been provided more reserved coaches including CC too.
Speeding up also should be done. Otherwise the journey will like a hell.

Nov 13 2013 (09:58)
16603 MaveliThe King of Kerala   417 blog posts   25 correct pred (56% accurate)
Re# 898982-4            Tags   Past Edits
welcome move. Adding an additional rake (as it cannot return to TVC with same timings), a new Calicut-Alleppy/Kottayam/Ernakulam Intercity can be planned (Coimbator-Mangalore is there in the morning, so ERA/ALLP-CLT would be a good choice and would help in reducing some load from Venad and Parasu)
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Mar 12 2017 (21:44)   16301/Venad Express | ERS/Ernakulam Junction (South) (6 PFs) | CNB/WAP-4/22578

ALLP RailFan~   1043 blog posts
Entry# 2195516            Tags   Past Edits
MEGA Offlink Kanpur WAP 4 22578 Takes incharge for 16301 Shoranur- Trivandrum Central Venad Express Loops out ERS
Travel Question
Feb 24 2017 (16:09)   16301/Venad Express | ERS/Ernakulam Junction (South) (6 PFs)

RbK~   754 blog posts   9878 correct pred (86% accurate)
Entry# 2177013            Tags   Past Edits
Is it possible to penalize a passenger boarding a reserved 2S coach in an Express train(say an Intercity Express), with an unreserved II class ticket (applicable to the same train for travel in Unreserved coach)?
If yes, what is the maximum amount that can be realized as fine?
Though the difference in fare was just the reservation charge, saw a TTE warning such passengers with fine upto Rs. 300/-. Hence just curious to know if such a fine is possible.

Feb 24 2017 (16:32)
deepakyerr~   910 blog posts
Re# 2177013-1            Tags   Past Edits
I travel in janmabhoomi exp Vskp SC in general sitting coaches reserved. Lot of unreserved travellers board the reserved coaches and all the corridors are filled. TTE checks the tickets and if someone is seated in reserved coach he collects rs 15 as reservation fee and gives an receipt and doesn't Ccollect any amount from standing travllers . Never saw TTE asking or warning fine of rs 300. I think its possible to collect as unreserved cannot travel in reserve coaches and are liable to be penalize fine.

Feb 24 2017 (16:37)
LHB for SCR legends please~   464 blog posts   62 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 2177013-2            Tags   Past Edits
Although it is a punishable offence, TTEs leave them as long as they don't occupy the seats. It is a common sight in daily ICEs of SCR like Janmabhoomi exp, Satavahana, Pinakini and Ratnachal.

Mar 08 2017 (19:45)
Rail Fanning~   2641 blog posts
Re# 2177013-3            Tags   Past Edits
In SBC-ERS Intercity express, there are lots of passengers who board from CBE, PGT bound towards ERS. Many a time the TTE hardly comes to check, but there have been few occasions wherein he has come to check and has taken additional reservation charge (Rs 25/Rs 30) and has also issued receipt for the same.
The amount being relatively small, passengers do end up paying
General Travel
Feb 02 2017 (22:22)   16302/Venad Express | KTYM/Kottayam (3 PFs)

RbK~   754 blog posts   9878 correct pred (86% accurate)
Entry# 2149490            Tags   Past Edits
Deeply upset with the late running of 16302 TVC SRR Venad Express day after day, regular commuters blocked it @ KTYM today morning. More details: click here
Frankly, SR/TVC seems to be having the worst lot of controllers now. Most of their actions defy logic.
Today morning 12777 UBL - KCVL SF Express, which was running late, but comfortably ahead of 16315 SBC KCVL Express was detained @ KZK, the station just before its destination. 12777 was held for good 15 minutes to let 16315 overtake, which also ends up its journey
@ KCVL. Incidentally both PFs @ KCVL was empty as LTT Garibrath had already left at 0850.
Interestingly, 12777 has PF turnaround & returns to UBL @ 1250 whereas 16315 has PM @ KCVL & departs at 1645. Also, the loco of 12777(#offlink ET WAP 4 22927) was detached first & dispatched to TVC!
On Tuesday, the rake of 16342 TVC GUV Intercity scheduled to depart @ 1730 was placed on PF 3 at TVC only by 1720. Without any announcement, 16304 TVC ERS Vanchinad (dep: 1745) was allowed to leave ahead of Intercity. Incidentally, 16341 has first stoppage @ VAK, whereas Vanchinad halts @ KZK, CRY & KVU before stopping again @ VAK. In short, a train with more halts was leading the one with fewer stoppages!!
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Jan 19 2017 (17:49)   16301/Venad Express | STKT/Sasthamkotta (2 PFs)

Half Girl friend   39189 blog posts   12707 correct pred (61% accurate)
Entry# 2132688            Tags   Past Edits
Temporary stop stkt
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Oct 06 2016 (11:23)   16301/Venad Express | KTYM/Kottayam (3 PFs)

RbK~   754 blog posts   9878 correct pred (86% accurate)
Entry# 2013178            Tags   Past Edits
A Consumer Court in Kerala directs Railways to permit season ticket holders to travel in Sleeper Class during day time. Railways get a month to implement the Court's decision. Anyway, feeling pity for those bona fide SL passengers who reserved their seat/berth months in advance, hoping for a comfortable journey.
Also, fail to understand the logic behind permitting passengers holding Second Class Season tickets to travel by Sleeper Class, which has a higher fare structure.
General Travel
Oct 03 2016 (10:47)   16302/Venad Express | PVRD/Piravom Road (3 PFs)

RbK~   754 blog posts   9878 correct pred (86% accurate)
Entry# 2009614            Tags   Past Edits
PVRD - KRPP double line opened for rail traffic on 01.10.2016 bringing slight relief for train commuters in KTYM - ERS sector.
As per this new report, for carrying out doubling of KRPP - ETM stretch extending 8 km, land acquisition of 5 km portion alone is complete.
Will these leaders posing with green flags kindly intervene and speed up the land acquisition process so that doubling of KRPP - ETM sector gets completed atleast within next couple of years?
Sep 14 2016 (21:27)   16301/Venad Express | KLMR/Kalamassery (2 PFs) | ED/WAP-4/22548

ALLP RailFan~   1043 blog posts
Entry# 1991701            Tags   Past Edits
Erode WAP 4 22548 Curving & Going For Roller Coaster Ride with a 23 Coach load of 16301 SRR-TVC Venad Express at KLMR

Sep 14 2016 (22:15)
Jayashree   12704 blog posts   101229 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 1991701-1            Tags   Past Edits
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