Spotting
 Timeline
 Travel Tip
 Trip
 Race
 Social
 Greeting
 Poll
 Img
 PNR
 Pic
 Blog
 News
 Conf TL
 RF Club
 Convention
 Monitor
 Topic
 Bookmarks
 Rating
 Correct
 Wrong
 Stamp
 PNR Ref
 PNR Req
 Blank PNRs
 HJ
 Vote
 Pred
 @
 FM Alert
 FM Approval
 Pvt

quiz & poll - Timepass for curious minds

पश्चिम रेलवे की शान, पश्चिम सुपरफास्ट एक्सप्रेस मेरी जान - Abdul Rehman

Search Forum
<<prev entry    next entry>>
Blog Entry# 3496006
Posted: Jun 06 2018 (12:08)

5 Responses
Last Response: Jun 14 2018 (14:48)
1 Followers
Travelogue
★★★
Jun 06 2018 (12:08)   19317/Indore - Puri Humsafar Express | JSGR/Jharsuguda Road (2 PFs) | BRC/WAP-5/30092
Subscribe to Travel with Niket Karan on YouTube
TravelwithNiketKaran^~   9631 blog posts
Entry# 3496006            Tags   Past Edits
The Humsafar mania . . .
Well it was the summer of 2018 , one of those May days when the sun shines hot and wind blew warm . I was in Bhopal for my end sem exams . I was planning to visit Bokaro Steel City . As there were no direct trains between these two places , So after a brief discussion from the IRI members I had made up my mind to travel in a break journey in Jabalpur , Bhopal to Jabalpur in Amarkantak Exp and Shaktipunj Exp to Barkakana Jn and a 80 Kms bus journey till Bokaro Steel City .
--------------------------------------------------
...
more...
---------------
The Indore Puri Humsafar Exp
Suddenly while browsing through IRI , I came across the Introduction of the Humsafar train . I knew it would surely go via Odhisa or Jharkhand so I didn’t booked the Shaktipunj ticket . Soon after the route of Humsafar was decided that it would go via Bhopal – Nagpur – Bilaspur – Jharsuguda – Bhubhaneswar – Puri . The train was finally inaugurated on 12th May . On 14th May its booking for the regular journeys started . Within minutes I had booked my ticket from Bhopal Jn to Jharsuguda Jn for DOJ 29th May 2018 on the lowest possible fare of Rs 1460 . The further Journey was not planned then .
-------------------------------------------------- ---------------
Observations for the First Regular Run and Planning for further journey
The train was ready for its first regular run on 22nd May , but two things strange happened that day . The train didn’t touch Jharsuguda Jn rather it bypassed via Jharsuguda Road . The IRCTC was booking tickets for Jharsuguda Jn . I had tweet this issue to @Railminindia on twitter and they apologised me for their mistake and they made the correction on their website too . And despite having a good slack time it was delayed by 2hrs 40 mins at Jharsuguda Road station . It was a very big challenge for me to plan the further journey . So after a various list of choices , I booked my ticket in 07007 Secunderabad – Darbhanga Spl from Jharsuguda Jn to Bokaro Steel City . This included 6hrs buffer timings and a change of station too .
-------------------------------------------------- -----------------
29th May 2018 , The Journey Day
I was very excited for my ride in this new Humsafar Exp . It was my 3rd Humsafar Exp ride . The train was at 17:45 at Bhopal Jn . I was there at station at 16:30 . The train arrived right time all thanks to the slack timings . BRC WAP 5 #30092 was doing the honours for the journey till Bilaspur Jn . Brand new coaches with extremely clean coaches with all Humsafar amenities were present there . Pls see the pics of the shining coaches . I had a got Side Lower berth , the seat of my choice B5 23 . Luckily nobody requested me for the exchange of seats . The WAP 5 was in insane mood throughout the journey . By the time it reached Bilaspur it was delayed by 2 hrs . The WAP 5 changed to WDP 4D at Bilaspur Jn . The journey after Bilaspur was a pretty slower than before , an overtake happen too at Champa by Mumbai Howrah Duronto Exp The train finally reached Jharsuguda Road at 14:20 a delay of nearly 3 hrs . . .
This was a very pleasant and comfortable Journey till here . To know what happened next , the problems at Jharsuguda Jn , pls stay tuned in this blog post . . . .
Next Part /blog/post/3529678
Thank You
#NiketKaran

1 Public Posts - Wed Jun 06, 2018

2 Public Posts - Sat Jun 09, 2018

2 Public Posts - Thu Jun 14, 2018
Scroll to Top
Scroll to Bottom
Go to Desktop site
Important Note: This website NEVER solicits for Money or Donations. Please beware of anyone requesting/demanding money on behalf of IRI. Thanks.
Disclaimer: This website has NO affiliation with the Government-run site of Indian Railways. This site does NOT claim 100% accuracy of fast-changing Rail Information. YOU are responsible for independently confirming the validity of information through other sources.
India Rail Info Privacy Policy