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Blog Entry# 1823287
Posted: Apr 27 2016 (22:38)

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Apr 27 2016 (22:38)   18551/Visakhapatnam - Kirandul Express | MVW/Mallividu (1 PFs)
sairam2493~   4279 blog posts
Entry# 1823287            Tags   Past Edits
Few station boards captured in Kothavalasa- Araku stretch while travelling in 58501 VSKP-KRDL passenger.
Pic 1: Mallividu(MVW)
Pic 2: Lakkavarapukota(LVK)
Pic 3: Shrungavarapukota(SUP)
Pic 4: Boddavara(BDVR)
5: Shivalingapuram(SLPM)
Pic 6: Chimidipalli(CMDP)
Pic 7: Borra Guhalu(BGHU)
Pic 8: Shimiliguda(SMLG)

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Apr 27 2016 (23:34)
Ravi~   3492 blog posts
Re# 1823287-1              
This train traverses through a very pleasant and enjoyable route.... IR should think of running another VSKP-Araku passenger...
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Apr 27 2016 (23:50)
guest   6387 blog posts
Re# 1823287-2              
#SB Pics updated ......
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Apr 28 2016 (00:10)
sairam2493~   4279 blog posts
Re# 1823287-3              
Frankly speaking, daily service may not be needed. Weekly service during peak season i.e. Oct-Jan and during tribal festival is needed. In fact ecor ran specials during mentioned time last year. But due to improper advertising, it didn't run with expected patronage.
Another problem is, only 5-10% of tourists use return train, which means a dedicated service between araku to vizag will return almost empty. Another reason why IR is not considering a new service is effect on freight service. This line is known for the profits it bring from freight service and would never compromise on that.
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Apr 28 2016 (00:24)
sairam2493~   4279 blog posts
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Few pics of the enchanting journey:
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