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Today (22:41)   UDZ/Udaipur City (5 PFs)

Shrinathji~   582 blog posts
Entry# 4235877            Tags   Past Edits
Pics taken at city station about work of UDZ-AII Electrification & UDZ-HMT GC.....
1. Electrification work towards RPZ side. Poles
installation pending on platform no. 1.
2-3. Wiring completed on platform no. 3 & 4 and pending on platform no. 5.
Maharaja Express standing on platform no. 3 & UDZ-MYS humsafar on platform no. 5.
10-11. Solar Panel system installed on newly built platform no. 4 & 5.
12-13. Umra railway line finally linked with main line of city station.
14-18. Track of platform no. 4 & 5 and 1 additional line is yet to be connected towards umra main line, sleepers have been layed and track linking is pending.
19-24. Ballast supply completed towards Umra side main track and others loop lines.
25-26. Ending point of electrification towards Umra side.
27-28. Extension work of new washing line towards Umra side is going on. No sign of extension of old washing line.
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Dec 09 2018 (09:29)   BPL/Bhopal Junction (6 PFs)

🔹Ananya Exp🔹   31876 blog posts
Entry# 4082458            Tags   Past Edits
▪️Brajvashi Restaurant▪️
Opposite Bhopal Railway Station.. Platform No: 6 Side.
Here you can get quality food at reasonable price.
-Pure Veg

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Yesterday (20:13)   BL/Valsad (5 PFs)

Viral S Bhavsar   1539 blog posts   173 correct pred (71% accurate)
Entry# 4234842            Tags   Past Edits
Valsad Railway Station getting Upgraded to A1 Category.
-> New RCC Foundation made for Plinting some BG loco/coach at station outer road.
-> Stainless Steel Fonts installed on Station Building (Valsad)
-> New POP and LED lights getting installed on pf#1
Various Indian Cultures being showcased via 3D tiles on Pf#1
-> New benches to be installed and in background more 3D tiles with various messages.
-> New Station Boards (For Catenary Columns)
-> New Station Board on Pf#4 & 5
-> Project Details. Date of completion 31/03/2019.
-> Escalators to be installed near PF#1.
-> New three storey reserved and unreserved ticket building.
-> Two new FOB installation work is under progress with DFC height.
-> New East side Building construction work is under Progress.
-> Height Increasing of BL PF#1 with new marbles and tiles installation.
-> Installation of new RCC covers on drains.
-> Painting on tracks sleepers with red and white color.
-> Installation of ATVM, Automated Water Vending machine.

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Apr 11 2017 (23:57)   22981/Kota - Shri Ganganagar SF Express

x-under SW-x   2545 blog posts   184 correct pred (69% accurate)
Entry# 2231635            Tags   Past Edits
Sufficient charging points are available In SLEEPER and GENERAL coaches.
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Feb 15 (17:00)   22498/Tiruchchirappalli - Shri Ganganagar HumSafar Express

Ratnakar~   3984 blog posts   2158 correct pred (82% accurate)
Entry# 4232666            Tags   Past Edits
Review of 22498 Tiruchirapalli Shriganganagar Humsafar exp:
Coach - B16, Bangarapet to Hanumangarh. DOJ - 1 feb 2019
1. Features - No humsafar features except CCTV and info screen at both ends of coach (many of which don't work. And obviously the HS vinyl is wrapped on normal LHB coach.
2. Cleanliness & Maintainance - OK. The train is clean on first day
(as seen at Bangarpet) with exteriors not being spic and span but interiors are OK. The bedrolls are kept at the seats and if not ask for it from the attendant or take from any other seat. The bedrolls are clean. The OBHS is quite lazy and cleans the coach only twice in whole journey and that also once on 2nd day and once on 3rd day. At Ahmedabad, the vestibules and toilets are cleaned by station management.
EDIT - In toilets no availability of tissue paper or handwash. Hand towels have to be asked for separately.
3. Food - Excellent food but lacks variety. Same veg thaali costing rs 100 in all meals. Other items on sale are papad (2 for 20, no single piece, have to take two), samosa (2 for 20), bread butter and cutlets (rs 30). Bread butter and cutlets were excellent, looked freshly prepared in the pantry and piping hot. Food is more than satisfactory in this train. Lunch/Dinner menu - 3 big chapatis, rice, daal, paneer veg, semi dry aalo matar/gobhi, pickle, salt.
4. Punctuality - Punctual till Palanpur. After that gets late by around 1hr 30 min to 2 hr and that continues till Shriganganagar.
5. Sightseeing/Railfanning - Runs through a beautiful route. If the traveller is a railfan, then on 2nd day wake up early and you will be prized with the train negotiating the famous daundaj curve. Then comes the sunrise in shindawane ghats. Take a break at Pune and proceed to look out for the Bhor ghats. Both shindawane and bhor ghats are worth waking up early. You will get really nice views. On third day, train enters Rajasthan's Thar desert and if you like this vegetation then you will not regret taking this train. The bikaner shriganganagar road (an excellent tempting black tarmac) runs parallel to the tracks. As you approach closer to Hanumangarh, vegetation changes from yellow to green (you will think you are in Punjab), all thanks to Indira gandhi canal which the train crosses just before Suratgarh jn.
6. Charging points - Since its a normal 3ac coach only 3 charging points are present in compartment of 8 berths. Most of them (around 9/10) working perfect.
7. Security - No RPFs, no strict attendants. But sometimes thats a boon too as normally this route is safe enough and doorplating can be done in areas to look out for like daundaj, shindawane, bhor, etc.
EDIT - The CCTVs are in working condition and worked throughout the journey.
All in all, the journey will be very nice with no disturbance as its a full AC train . Only thing it lacks is the humsafar features and lazy OBHS.

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