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Feb 04 2017 (15:08)   DDL/Dhandari Kalan (3 PFs)

I am a Visitor Admin Member on IRI*^~   9035 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
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According to you what will be the time of launching for the Dedicated Eastern Freight Corridor (EDFC) which is a Flagship Project for the Narendra Modi Government just like WDFC or ADI-BCT Route Bullet Train Corridor ?
On time (Oct. 2019)7%2
Before time (March. 2019)10%3
Will skip the set deadline (probably before the 2019 Indian General Elections)83%25
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Feb 05 2017 (07:26)
Aditya*^~   4896 blog posts   2418 correct pred (70% accurate)
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At snail pace then ;)
DFC concept and work started during UPA regime

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Feb 05 2017 (12:51)
I am a Visitor Admin Member on IRI*^~   9035 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
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Yes, I remember. The then RM Mr. Lalu had announced about the DFC concept in the 2006 IR Budget. It was supposed to be ready for freight train operations by 2008. But this flagship project of IR went into cost overruns due to immense delays as work went on a snail's place. Just around 1+ Kms of track work was completed between Dehri-On-Sone and Durgauti (Durgawati). Let's see when the constructed tracks between Dehri-On-Sone and Kanpur get operational. Successful trials of a WAG-9 hauled freight train have taken place some months back between Dehri and Sasaram I suppose (DFC FB Page also has its pic)... :)

  
Feb 05 2017 (13:11)
I am a Visitor Admin Member on IRI*^~   9035 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
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You are right. There are some things that I've gone through on IRI through members' blog posts, news items, etc. regarding EDFC as follows:-
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1) IR is trying to work on straightening of platforms at stations like Mirzapur along with the tracks (both loop and escape lines) to remove PSR. Track renewal work at GMO was also heard about to finish PSR of 30 Kmph & upgrade trains' MPS to 130 Kmph (For AC) and 110 Kmph (For Non-AC).
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2) IR wants to make the entire Howrah - Gaya - Mirzapur - Kanpur - Delhi Route 100% free of manned/unmanned level crossing gates and work seems to have been started in the 1st phase between Mughalsarai and Ghaziabad through ROB/FOB constructions to remove TSR. FOB construction work at GMO is also pending to finish PSR of 30 Kmph & upgrade trains' MPS to 130 Kmph (For AC) and 110 Kmph (For Non-AC).
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3) IR plans to replace Manual Signalling with Automatic Block Signalling System (ABSS) between Allahabad and Kanpur for better train movement.
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4) All the above points are meant to synchronize present HWH-GAYA-MZP-NDLS Old Tracks with parallel EDFC Modern tracks between Dankuni Jn and Khurja Jn. Abhishek Jaiswal Sir on IRI told me that signalling work on ALD-CNB stretch is left while its tracks won't be shared with platforms of stations like Hathras Jn, Tundla Jn, Aligarh Jn, Khurja Jn, etc. en route. So freight and passenger trains may use EDFC tracks if they have a Non-Stop MGS-ALD or ALD-CNB Run :)

  
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Jan 10 2018 (14:21)
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after 2019

  
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Jan 11 2018 (22:42)
a2z~   2320 blog posts
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* DFC is a very old concept world wide, many DFCs were operational in many countries. Due to the industrial boom, IR was getting bumper incremental loading, IR decided to go for construction of DFCs in 2006 to meet the future loadings.
* Minimum of 4-5 yrs are required for construction of a corridor, announcing DFC in 2006 and planning to operate trains in 2 yrs is impractical. Practically the announcement mostly remained on papers and actual work was very slow.
* During the tenure of Mr Prabhu, contract awarding & construction
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work picked up speed.

  
Shining snap.. is the rake repainted or just a few years old? :)

  
It was POHed rake sir

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Oct 27 2017 (18:30)   22317/Sealdah - Jammu Tawi Humsafar Express | JAT/Jammu Tawi (3 PFs)

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22318 Jammu Sealdah Humsafar rake arrived at Jammu for Inaugural run

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Oct 30 2017 (00:19)
I am a Visitor Admin Member on IRI*^~   9035 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
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At last there's something to be heard of this much delayed train. I was thinking about it on a Sunday evening and now this awesome post. Any chances of this train having commercial stoppages at Jalandhar Cantt Jn and Pathankot Cantt ?! :)

  
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Oct 30 2017 (09:51)
AS*^~   4971 blog posts   2686 correct pred (78% accurate)
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Filhal abi to nahi diya halt, in future shayad ho jaye
  
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Aug 12 2017 (15:49)   12379/Jallianwalabagh Express (PT) | SSM/Sasaram Junction (5 PFs)

I am a Visitor Admin Member on IRI*^~   9035 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
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none should be given Halt not needed ALD is most needed. Gaya-Amritsar/Chandigar new requird
Which of these stations are likely to become the next 6-months Experi"Mental" stoppages for 12379/12380 after the Durgiana Express?
Sasaram Junction43%13
Koderma Junction7%2
AN Road0%0
Bhabua Road0%0
Parasnath17%5
Dehri-On-Sone0%0
None of the Above. You want to comment via Blog33%10

  
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Aug 12 2017 (15:55)
£®™१२३०१ हावड़ा राजधानी एक्सप्रेस १२३०२™£®^~   2412 blog posts   1198 correct pred (63% accurate)
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SSM Rival!
Parasnath.

  
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Aug 12 2017 (16:14)
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Jiski demand hogi vha do
RB me pdhe likhe log h jo is IRI k half knowledge rkhne wale logo se kai guna aage h
Har chiz man mutabik nhi hoti h
Stop dene se train ka fayda hua h
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to log aese kr rhe h jese sasaram India me nhi pakistan me h...

  
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Aug 12 2017 (17:15)
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Parasnath Sir jee, Puja season aanewala hai :D

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Sep 10 2017 (23:17)
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Jai Ho Durgiana Exp ki :)
Durgiana ko Mahine mein 3,4 baar UMB se via CDG hokr LDH Bhej rhe hai aur koi Train nhi UMB se Divert kr rhe hai lgta hai isko Via CDG hokr ASR permanent krne ki tyaari hai

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Sep 15 2017 (23:06)
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Zero Maintenance of Tracks & Rakes!
Lo Rohit Bhai isse Kai logo ki Baduaayein lg gyi ajj Derail ho gyi 12358,12357 TALA station pr aaj Kolkata mein vaise hi 3,4 Hrs Delay chl rhi thi 1 coach aur ek EOG Derail hua
  
Aug 12 2017 (22:42)   12357/Durgiana Express (PT) | SSM/Sasaram Junction (5 PFs)

I am a Visitor Admin Member on IRI*^~   9035 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
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Dear IRI Members, especially my dear friends,
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I think that in the past 2 to 3 days I've vented out quite a lot of my frustration regarding stoppage issues for Superfast Trains, especially the Durgiana Express on IRI. I still feel that going for additional halts will lower the schedule quality of such trains and its a violation of my right to get worth of the "SUPERFAST CHARGES" I am paying as part of IR's revenue like thousands or probably lacs of Indian Passengers.
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I put this issue to rest and now I'll only restrict my public blog forum posts to the photos/videos and trip reports from any train journey via the Mughalsarai Route (Grand Chord or Main Line). If my temperamental behavior has offended any IRI Member, especially from Sasaram or rest of Bihar then my unconditional apologies to them.
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Namaste and Good Night _/\_
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Happy Indian Rail Fanning and IRI Blogging/PNR Posting :')

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Aug 12 2017 (23:27)
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Sunne wala koi nahin hain!
UMB, SRE, JUC se iska halt htva do ye sb chote station hai ( IR k nzaroon mein ) aur Bhabua Road, Dehri On Sone, Anugraha Narayan Road mein halt zrrori hai yeh bht bde stations hai yaha bht bde neta rehte hai unne rozz trains mein up , Down travel krna hota hai abi to sirf Parasnath aur Sasaram hi aaye dhere, dhere Dehri On Sone, Bhabua Road, Anugraha Narayan Road bhi aa jayenge bs thoda sabr rkho aur haa BEAS, Barreily, Sultanpur ke halt ka sochna bhi mt ye to ECR k stations k saamne kidde, Makode hai😤😣😬😡😠

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Aug 13 2017 (01:52)
©THE DARK LORD™~   978 blog posts
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Itne varsho se IRI par :) karta tha
Itni jyada expectation hi kisi se na rakhiye ki dil toot jaye, chahe wo insaan ho ya train😁😁 Political establishment k saamne humare aapke jaise mango people ki koi aukaat nahi, wo jaise nachayenge waise naachna padega but jo kisi k liye bura hai wo kisi aur k liye accha bhi hota hai. Jinko fayda hota hai wo chahe kaisa bhi kadam ho use support hi karte hai. Itna soft hearted hone ka jamana gaya, bhrast yug hai bhaiya. Muskuraiye aap iri per hai😂😂

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Aug 13 2017 (08:11)
MJ*^   8873 blog posts   11682 correct pred (68% accurate)
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Thanks for appreciating Sir :)
Though I have not visited many blogs of u by the words u penned down it seems to me Ur a guy who is genuinely rising the exorbitant/incorrectful charging of superfast category on mango man and its unnecessary halting.so I salute with Ur matter "additional halts will lower the schedule quality of such trains ".I too have rised such points on scr,swr trains but difference is Ur zone is different.so I request to pls continue blogging with Ur genuine right of rising such necessary issues.
Thanks

  
Aug 13 2017 (21:18)
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Beas Dera can approach RailMin!
Aaj maine 12357 UP Durgiana Express mein travel kiya Juc se Asr ye check krne k liye ki jb Train Beas k paas aa rhi hoti hai to kya hota hai Maine Iss liye aam logo ki trah Juc se Beas tk ki ticket li aur ticket vaale ne kuch nhi kaha Chup chaaap Ticket de di ye jaante huae ki Durgiana Express Beas nhi rukti meri tra aur pta nhi kitne logo ke saath aisa kiya hoga aur thodi der mein Announcement ho gyi 12357 kolkata Amritsar Express pf no 1 pr aa rhi hai mai usme chd gya Or jaise hi Dhilwan cross kiya vaise hi mai Darvaze pr aa gya jinn logon ne utarna tha vo bhi aa gye Jaise hi Beas station aaya up Down vaale daily passengers darvaze se ishaara krne lge ki aaj nhi rukegi Aam log chillane lg gye jinne Beas utarna tha pr...
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isne 90-100 kmph pr Beas skipp kr diya or aage jaakr khetoon k paas ruk gyi vaha kuch log utre aur Fatak se lift maang kr Asr Juc highway tk gye vaha se Beas k liye bus pakdne k liye Aur phir ye Manawala 20,25 minutes khdi rhi uske baad Ye Amritsar outer signal pr 15,20 minutes ruki rhi vaha se bhi kai Beas vaale log utar kr paas hi Bus stand pr Beas k liye Bus pakdne k liye chle gye Or sab ne itni gaaliyan di naa Railway vaalo ko pucho mt or Kuch log mere saath Amritsar station se vaapis 13006 ASR HWH (Punjab Mail) se vaapis aaye maine unhe btaya ki iska stoppage Beas se chote station pr hai pr Beas nhi hai to unka gussa aur badh gya Iss tra Railway vaalo ne 30,40 Rupees ki ticket mein logo ko 120,125 km ka safar krva diya jo Juc se sirf 38 km tha pr isme chuna to Dono Ko hi lga Railway vaalo aur logo ko ab dekho kisi aam train se Beas skipp krvana bht bdi murakhta vaala kaam hai agr Full Ac Train, Rajdhani, shatabdi hoti to baat alg thi zzra socho ki Barreily vaalon k saath kaisa hota hoga Jaana tha Barreily aur pahunch gye Lucknow sidha 200, 250 km aage
Video mein Dekh lo Beas kitni Bheed hai Aur ussi din Durgiana Express niklti hai Bheed mein iss k liye Announcement krni pdti hai line pr gaadi aa rhi hai line paar naa kre jb koi bda haadsa hoga tb inne pta lge ka Railway vaalo ko

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Aug 14 2017 (21:24)
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Yes, need a detox! :')
Hello Sir,
I do not know you personally and didnt quite read your posts. But I would certainly want to share my view with you, lot of things catch our attention and railwaysis certainly one of the common ones and thats why we are all here.
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Having said that, its unfair to ourselves that one thing gets our attention to a point that
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it affects us personally more than anything else. And for good balance to prevail, keeping low or taking breaks once in a while really does good be it with iri or anything else and certainly restores perspective or give a fresh one altogether.
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Appreciate your decision to keep low for a while, sometimes that really is all we need, balance albeit with imperfections. Good luck sir :)
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