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Posted: Jun 07 2017 (12:54)

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Jun 07 2017 (12:54)   17315/Vasco-Da-Gama - Velankanni Weekly Express | VSG/Vasco-da-Gama (3 PFs)
JoeGoaUk   559 blog posts
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Vasco da Gama
Port town of Goa
Named after the Portuguese Explorer Vasco Da Gama
Londa - Madgaon - Vasco was the only Railway route to Goa. Coal / diesel Trains were running on metre gauge tracks since 1887 Portuguese time (Now broad gauge 1998).
trains were leaving from here to Bombay daily one was Mandovi Express. We switched trains at Miraj junction from metre gauge to broad gauge, electric Train.
Goa now also has Konkan Railway route since 1998.
More Vasco da Gama station pics here
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Jun 07 2017 (17:29)
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Hubli Vasco slip.
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Jun 07 2017 (18:30)
JoeGoaUk   559 blog posts
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Train does not travel via Hubli, the coaches must have attached at Londa
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Jun 07 2017 (20:12)
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It's slip train means 3 coaches of Hubli Vasco express are attached to Goa express at Londa.
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