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Blog Entry# 2992802
Posted: Jan 11 2018 (23:53)

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Prometh Suresh   934 blog posts   1025 correct pred (67% accurate)
Entry# 2992802            Tags   Past Edits
Do you think passenger/express trains between Mumbai and Pune/Daund should get WAP/WAG locos instead of WCAM locomotive
Yes5%1
No53%10
Maybe42%8
Can't say0%0

  
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Jan 12 2018 (00:02)
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Sir according to me WCAM should be used as bankers and when WAG/WAP is not available then as Offlink. But if they are used a regular link in few trains that is OK. So I have opted maybe.

  
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Jan 12 2018 (00:12)
Prometh Suresh   934 blog posts   1025 correct pred (67% accurate)
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Not some trains all the trains b/w Mumbai-pune/Daund run with WCAM loco long distance, Intercity, passengers as well

  
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Jan 12 2018 (00:19)
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Sir I suggested for the future. I travelled by Tapovan Exp. From CSTM to Manmad as you mentioned WCAM was the link. :)

  
Jan 12 2018 (09:45)
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Not necessary. There is no performance difference. WCAM3 locomotives are very well suited to the ghat route and there are crews and Loco sheds/trip sheds that are very well trained in handling these locomotives. And all trains originating towards Pune/Daund get a LC or LR anyways at these stations and using a WCAM instead of a WAP/WAG won't make any difference in the operation time. So, let the WCAM's rule the ghat sections for the duration of their codal life. No need to relegate locomotives in perfect working condition to minor duties.

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