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The Commissioner of Railway Safety has approved raising of maximum speeds on the 509 km Itarsi-Nagpur-Balharshah route to 130 kmph. This is the final section on the Delhi-Chennai Golden Diagonal awaiting the speed upgrade.
However, Central Railway may have to comply with some CRS directives before it is able to officially upgrade speeds on the route.
a notification dated 12th January 2022, the CRS’s approval has come with several conditions.
Construction of fencing along the route within 3 years. Sanction is conditional upon approval of construction work for the boundary wall within a year. All turnouts are to be replaced with Thick Web Switches Track, OHE and Signalling are to be compliant with various requirements laid down. Speed restrictions are to be imposed wherever infrastructure is not fit for 130 kmph. All necessary modifications are to be done as soon as possible, with compliance reports submitted to CRS.
A new feature will be released soon, whereby you can follow blogs tagged with specific Trains & Stations. If you have already posted blogs tagged with some Train/Station, then you will be set to automatically follow that Train/Station. Thereafter, any future news/blogs tagged with those Trains/Stations will be marked to your...
These days, every other day, we are getting requests from members to allow email login to their FB-based IRI account. 10 years ago, we had given the option for users to login through FaceBook - in retrospect, this was a mistake. These days, apparently, users are quitting FaceBook in droves because...
Followup to: Fmt Changes
The new version of FmT 2.0 will soon be here - in about 2 weeks. As detailed in the previous announcement, many of the old FmT features like Train TT, Speedometer, Geo Location, etc. will be REMOVED. It will be a bare-bones simple app, focused on trip blogging.
There are some changes coming to FMT. Many of the features of FMT, like station arrival, TT, speed, geo, passing times, station time, etc. are ALREADY available in OTHER railway apps. So all of these features will be REMOVED.
We'll have ONLY BLOGGING - quick upload of pics/videos/audio, etc. You may attach...
We are unifying the Bookmark scheme for Blogs & PNRs. Previously, we had different systems of "Followed Blogs", "PNR History", "My PNR Posts", "My PNR Post Predictions", "Stamp Alerts", etc. which were somewhat confusing. Hereafter:
1. You may add ANY PNR to your bookmarks through the "Add Bookmark" link in the...
In the next few days, we shall introduce a "Personal Gallery". This will consist of your own personal pics - no restrictions. You can upload any number of pics to your personal gallery - with with or without trains.
This personal gallery will be part of your Member Profile.
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