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Yesterday (13:04)   All new double decker Uday Express set to roll out next year

karbang~   332 news posts
Entry# 2880137   News Entry# 324449         Tags   Past Edits
Come new year, railways is all set to roll out Uday Express, its ambitious new long distance double decker train.
The trains will run on three routes-Coimbatore-Bengaluru; Bandra-Jamnagar and Visakhapatnam-Vijaywada.
Uday Express or the Utkrisht Double-Decker Air- conditioned Yatri Express was announced in the Railway Budget 2016-2017 and is specially aimed at catering to business travellers.
The first trial run of the train was
conducted on August 10 with just three coaches, and the speed was then limited to just 80km per hour. The second took place on December 5 on the Coimbatore-Bangalore route at a speed of 100 kmph from covering a distance of around 235km.
Uday will join nine other double decker trains in the railways' fleet.
The trains are a improved variant of the normal AC double decker chair car coaches with vinyl wrapping on exterior coaches, LCD type passenger information system on each deck, dining space on middle deck area with provision of automatic food vending machine and large LCD screen for infotainment on every third coach.
The train will have two bathrooms with bio-toilets.
"These trains will have 40 per cent additional passenger capacity and will be plying on busy routes. So, it's a great addition to our fleet," an official said.
The first Uday Express is likely to be first operational on the Coimbatore-Bangalore route.
Officials said that it will depart at 5:40 am from Coimbatore to reach Bengaluru at 12:40 pm, taking a total time of seven hours.
On the other hand, for the return journey the Bengaluru- Coimbatore Uday Express will depart at 2:15 pm from Bengaluru to reach Coimbatore at 9:00 pm, taking a total time of 6 hours and 45 minutes.

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Today (10:44)
Saravana Prabu Raghupathy   18 blog posts
Re# 2880137-3            Tags   Past Edits
Most of the people travel on Monday mornings, it will receive a huge revenue on Monday's.
I think officials are receiving huge revenue than this by Omni Bus Mafia's to remove this train on Monday morning's !!

Today (15:29)
a2z~   2214 blog posts
Re# 2880137-4            Tags   Past Edits
Thank God! UDAY is a day time train and not overnight as origially announced. Otherwise the UDAY was destined to doom!

Today (16:44)
Vinay Bharadwaj*^~   4842 blog posts   953 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 2880137-5            Tags   Past Edits
This will be a daily train...
★  General Travel
Today (14:46)   01664/Bhopal Habibganj - Hubballi Special Fare Special

🛵Live and leT liVe🏖️~   10349 blog posts
Entry# 2884132            Tags   Past Edits

3 posts - Today

Today (16:40)
Arpan Pal   1362 blog posts   3 correct pred (56% accurate)
Re# 2884132-6            Tags   Past Edits
Yash bhai. Update the TT according to this PR.

Today (16:41)
Congrats Rohit Sharma for 3rd Double Ton^~   14419 blog posts   4183 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 2884132-7            Tags   Past Edits
IRCTC me Ghatprabha halt hai for UBL-HBJ

Today (16:42)
Congrats Rohit Sharma for 3rd Double Ton^~   14419 blog posts   4183 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 2884132-8            Tags   Past Edits

Today (16:43)
Arpan Pal   1362 blog posts   3 correct pred (56% accurate)
Re# 2884132-9            Tags   Past Edits
Fir Thik h PR me mention nhi h .

Today (16:43)
Congrats Rohit Sharma for 3rd Double Ton^~   14419 blog posts   4183 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 2884132-10            Tags   Past Edits
One way halt....
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Commentary/Human Interest
Yesterday (10:21)   Railways may terminate low occupancy trains to cut revenue losses

Planning for tirupati darshan~   13 news posts
Entry# 2879599   News Entry# 324431         Tags   Past Edits
Indian Railways is working out a plan to terminate the train services that run much below their passenger capacity. The move is aimed at cutting down on revenue losses due to heavy operational costs of these trains.
The Railway Board is in the process of finalising the criteria to decide on the trains that would either be terminated or merged with other trains on the same route. A decision in this regards is likely by February 2018.
According to Railway sources, if the bar is fixed at passenger occupancy below 50 per cent,
then many trains will have to be terminated. However, the Railways will keep in mind that there are other trains on the route. “It has been observed that several trains run below normal passenger capacity on daily basis. This causes huge revenue loss and puts extra pressure on the already choked railway network. Rationalising these trains is also likely to impact the punctuality of other trains on same routes,” said a Railway Ministry official.
The official said if there are more trains on same routes, then either the routes would have to be changed or merging of two trains could be done to cater to passengers.
Punctuality of trains is also a major area of concern for the Railways. Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal has issued directions to improve the punctuality of premium trains like Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto. Railways face revenue loss of over Rs.30,000 crore annually on account of subsidy and concessions. Officials said if the idea is to run the Railways like a commercial organisation, hard decisions were the need of the hour. Several sections such as Delhi-Howrah and Delhi-Mumbai run below their capacity, and the purpose is to weed out trains that don’t see high passenger occupancy, sources said.
The country’s largest public transporter is also reviewing the status of 171 projects, mostly new lines, worth over Rs.1.5 lakh crore as they have not taken off in over a decade. Majority of these projects were announced by former rail ministers Lalu Prasad and Mamata Banerjee in their rail budgets.
Goyal, during a review of pending projects, directed the Railway Board to decide the fate of these projects for they have become a financial burden on cash strapped railways. In total, 491 projects – new line, gauge conversion and doubling of tracks – worth Rs.4 lakh crore are pending.

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Today (11:02)
Koushik Patel~   1186 blog posts   119 correct pred (86% accurate)
Re# 2879599-5            Tags   Past Edits
Very good decision, but will take time to implement:
Under SWR - I reallly want these trains to be replaced :
* UBL LTT weekly with UBL NZM SF Express (Via GDG, BJP MMR)
* The idle of UBL BSB can be used for UBL - BBS Express
YPR SVDK ( I believe the same can be cancelled and a new MYS - SBC - UBL - BRC - KOTA - NZM - SVDK) can be run.
* UBL SUR ICE can be cancelled and UBL SUR Pass can serve the purpose.
* YPR PVR Special needs to either change its timings or be cancelled and a new YPR BAY HPT (Via JRU) weekly Express can run
* Instead of MYS SBC UBL Viswamanava , they can easily make this train as BGM - MYS SF ICE (After scrapping BGM UBL Fast pass) (Via UBL, SBC) It will surely hit the tracks if extended to BGM.
BGM MYS ICE can depart at 06:00 to arrive UBL 08:55/15 SBC 17:55/05 MYS 20:55

Today (11:08)
Who i m~   5751 blog posts   105 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 2879599-6            Tags   Past Edits
kuch kiya sari humsafar aur kuch doronto jaiyegi tejas bhi jayegi

Today (11:13)
Planning for tirupati darshan~   99 blog posts   123 correct pred (54% accurate)
Re# 2879599-7            Tags   Past Edits
even in some cases introduction of 2S and SL coaches also help. Sometimes fare also restricts passengers to go for Waitlisted SL in Express/Superfast trains

Today (15:45)
a2z~   2214 blog posts
Re# 2879599-8            Tags   Past Edits
Yet another master stroke of new RM. Instead of just crying about low investments, and asking for more resources, it would be most prudent to properly utilize the existing resources. IR with revenue touching almost Rs 2 lac crores per annum can do wonders if it can utilise its funds very well. Major resources/areas that need utmost care are:
(1) TRAINS- run trains with max. permissible rake length as to maximise revenue as well as the no. of passengers carried. Ratonalisation of trains with poor occupancy and revenues through augmentation & merger of trains.
PROJECTS-Critical analysis of the ongoing projects and freeze the loss making projects which were sanctioned for political benefits.
(3) MANPOWER-Proper use of Manpower through multi tasking, training and organisational restructuring.
(4) UPGRADATION-More investments are necessary for technological up-gradation to improve capacity and profitability. Extrensive use of IT & IT enabled applications to speed up decision making and improve the services.
(5) SAFETY- Last but not the least, timely maintenance & replacement of assets like tracks, Trains, Signals, Buildings, Bridges etc

Today (16:42)
Vinay Bharadwaj*^~   4842 blog posts   953 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 2879599-9            Tags   Past Edits
No more MYS-UBL trains via SBC please.. Let it be MYS-HAS-ASK-UBL-SVDK.
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Today (16:23)
Re# 2876059-202            Tags   Past Edits
at BAO/Banmor: 2h 3m late

Today (16:31)
Re# 2876059-203            Tags   Past Edits
NUB/Nurabad 1 km<-->1 km SANK/Sank: 2h 6m late

Today (16:33)
Re# 2876059-204            Tags   Past Edits
SANK/Sank 1 km<-->8 km MRA/Morena: 2h 5m late
MPS run after Banmor

Today (16:37)
Re# 2876059-205            Tags   Past Edits
SANK/Sank 8 km<-->1 km MRA/Morena: 2h 4m late
Approaching MRA

Today (16:39)
Re# 2876059-206            Tags   Past Edits
at MRA/Morena: 1h 59m late
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Dec 11 2017 (08:47)   01664/Bhopal Habibganj - Hubballi Special Fare Special | HBJ/Bhopal HabibGanj (5 PFs)

Arpan Pal   1362 blog posts   3 correct pred (56% accurate)
Entry# 2875576            Tags   Past Edits
News of Special train between Habibganj and Hubbali from 15th December.
PC: DB Bhopal Edition 11/12/2017.

71 posts - Today

Today (16:03)
hpathak096~   70 blog posts
Re# 2875576-79            Tags   Past Edits
Fir se 🙄, Thanks bhi likha maybe reconsider pechala gya h🤔. Like remember HBJ PURI me 3AC Laga diya wala newspaper me aaya tha n ussi me likha tha ki Pune wali me bhi add Kiya uss time newspaper wale wrong news de rh thee but n uske thik second day ye train kaa update aa Gy means HBJ PURI me 3AC add issi k karan add Kiya tha news wale indirectly sahi thee, (I suppose, thoda hypothetical soch h lol but Sab related link lagg rh h islye mention kiya).
Similarly yaha phele reply diya tha 'matter forwarded to concern officer, it is a policy matter' aur Bina apke kissi reply k kuch deer baar fir reply aaya but this time
it is lil different ie 'policy matter. Thanks for suggestion'
yeh thoda azeb tha, thanks for suggestion n double reply alag alag time isse lagg rh h ki reconsider pe fir Gy ho maybe.(maybe me bas hypothetical hi Jaa rh hu or maybe I going in a right way lol)
Dekthe h KY hota h. Hope yeah logg Pune hbj k liye Kam se Kam 300-350 toh dee

Today (16:05)
hpathak096~   70 blog posts
Re# 2875576-80            Tags   Past Edits
Jai ho Bhartiya railway k ucch padd pe Bethe adhikario koo 😠😵

Today (16:28)
Arpan Pal   1362 blog posts   3 correct pred (56% accurate)
Re# 2875576-81            Tags   Past Edits
Ho skta h lekin tb tk koi news nhi thi HBJ-UBL ki isiliye lga ki HBJ-PUNE wala wrong news h.
Par ab aapka reply pdh k lg rha h ki ho skta h isi train ki baat kr rhe the. Or ye double reply wala smjh nhi aaya
Esa lg rha h jese phle unhone matter note kiya or fir suggestion me bhej diya or dono reply k saath "its a policy matter" free me aa gya. Kyoki ye line dono reply me bilkul ek jese likha hua h punctuation
bhi same h.
Hope is baat ko consider kre or quota bdha de Pune ka.

Today (16:33)
hpathak096~   70 blog posts
Re# 2875576-82            Tags   Past Edits
Hahaha sahi kaha unka answer me policy matter favicol k Karan chipka hi Raha. Yes, hope h quota badaye atleast 300-350 min or isse jyada rakhe

Today (16:38)
Arpan Pal   1362 blog posts   3 correct pred (56% accurate)
Re# 2875576-83            Tags   Past Edits
Ha but iska or promotion hona chaahie. Nhi to 4 run me ye utne passenger nhi le paaegi.
Wese mujhe abhi se iss train ka bhavishya khatre me lg rha h ki 6 jan k baad kya hoga iska or 27 dec k baad puri spl ka.
Puri spl ki koi news nhi h extension ki, jbki baaki saari special ki news aa gyi h even bpl-rewa ki bhi.
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