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22387/Black Diamond Express
ব্ল্যাক ডায়মণ্ড এক্সপ্রেস     ब्लैक डायमण्ड एक्सप्रेस

HWH/Howrah Junction --> DHN/Dhanbad Junction

Updated: Sep 30 2016 (12:21) by system
Sep 30 2016 (12:21)

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May 17 2015 (13:41)   22387/Black Diamond Express

Katni Grade Separator~   1733 blog posts   3539 correct pred (85% accurate)
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hoooooooh!!!!! Reached Dhanbad sharp at 11:01 a.m. (10 minutes early)
Anyhow i just managed to catch this train which was 1 minute early at Durgapur station.
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This train is one of the most punctual trains of India...... i travelled in this train several times and i never saw it getting late more then 20 minutes.
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This train is best suited for those who want to catch their jobs and for students.
For passengers, moving for north of Howrah interchanging from trains like Gitanjali, Howrah Mail, Azad Hind, Samarsata, etc. this is the best suited train and Siuri-Howrah Hool Epress (as the second option)
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#admins please update this as the #TB (the current one is quite older)
Pic by :- #Alexander (train standing at Durgapur, Platform no. 2)

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May 17 2015 (14:59)
Durgiana Exp needs LHB Rake with Pantry or Buffet*^~   8776 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
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Very popular train between Howrah and Dhanbad... it used to run with Non-AC DD Coaches some decades back. I feel that it's timings are something that make the train an attractive option for Inter City Chair Car travel apart from the Howrah - Ranchi Shatabdi. ER should LHBfy this train by replacing this ICF Rake with some single decker LHB coaches (both Non-AC and AC) + some LHB double decker coaches from the old LHB AC DD Rake that is languishing in the Howrah Rail Yard :-)

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May 17 2015 (15:03)
Katni Grade Separator~   1733 blog posts   3539 correct pred (85% accurate)
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ER was not getting any zone which would purchase the Howrah-Dhanbad DD Express.........so a number of coaches can be utilised here.
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can you update the #TB

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May 17 2015 (15:06)
Durgiana Exp needs LHB Rake with Pantry or Buffet*^~   8776 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
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I've updated the Train Board Pic.... the toilet window in this photo seems to be that of an AC CC Coach :-)

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May 17 2015 (15:17)
Katni Grade Separator~   1733 blog posts   3539 correct pred (85% accurate)
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no, no AC coaches.
don't u feel the coaches look tilted towards right.
actually, i captured the picture of second last coach standing at the beginning of the platform and it was fast.

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May 18 2015 (15:39)
★★★★12355 Archana Exp★★★★   4686 blog posts   12 correct pred (100% accurate)
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Very good train but shouldnt be SF .

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May 18 2015 (21:29)
Snehal Kumar Pandey   10 blog posts   26 correct pred (74% accurate)
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one of the most majestic trains of ER, very punctual and runs both UP/DOWN on a single rake.

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Nov 22 2016 (17:42)
kroy1967   68 blog posts
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Just for information to all members - 22387/8 Black Diamond SF express is an ECR train & not ER. ECR has recently asked Railway Board for LHB coaches for this train. They expect to receive this rake shortly. If LHB fied this train will be the first Intercity service to have LHB rake in the eastern zone. The only drawback will be - this train is always overcrowded & if there is no middle doors then there will be chaotic scenes at intermediate staions. Hope the LHB ICE rakes are provided with the middle doors for the convenience of the passengers.

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Dec 18 2016 (11:02)
लिट्टी चोखा चटनी~   7175 blog posts   118 correct pred (73% accurate)
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2s has no middle door..but GEN of LHB have middle doors
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May 20 2015 (22:21)   22387/Black Diamond Express

Katni Grade Separator~   1733 blog posts   3539 correct pred (85% accurate)
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This is the most punctual train ever...........you can't find a single red mark in the picture.
SO, THIS IS THE BEST OPTION TO REACH Howrah to Barddhman, Durgapur, Asansol, Dhanbad.
This train always reaches before time...........
best suited for those who want to catch their jobs and for students.
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passengers, moving for north of Howrah interchanging from trains like Gitanjali, Howrah Mail, Azad Hind, Samarsata, etc. this is the best suited train
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HWH-DHN Black Diamond Express :::::::::: /blog/post/1477601
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Feb 27 2015 (15:13)   22388/Black Diamond Express

Sohan Ahmed   16 blog posts
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Once the father of non superfasts, now a beginner level SF, this train has an awesome run between stations and you can really enjoy the repeated acceleration and decceleration.. However screaming vendors in 2S is a nuisance often.. Runs well, maybe a few minutes late if not bang on time in most cases.. Don't expect to get vacant seats in stations enroute..
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Oct 18 2014 (17:48)   22387/Black Diamond Express

SujatoSG30   14 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
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Quite good service for the daily commuters in general.
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