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Posted: Aug 06 (21:24)

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Last Response: Aug 11 (19:24)
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Aug 06 (21:24)   12627/Karnataka Express (PT) | MSB/Chennai Beach (10 PFs)
Satnam Sri Waheguru Ji 🙏🕊️💐
Sat Sri Akaal~   1595 blog posts
Entry# 5439319            Tags   Past Edits
Need immediate justice for this train 😔😔😔Pathetic maintenance of deputy king of SWR with its RSA 12657/58 Bangalore Mail. It was maintained properly in ICF era but after getting LHB the maintenance was become below average. SWR gave only spare, 2 nd class quality LHB stock (provided old rakes of earlier LHB fied trains) and SWR not able to provide uniform rake (the 7th pic was of SCR rake but probably hidden by someone's head) One of AC coaches having Graffiti (see 4th pic)which will even add more shame on legacy and dignity on both trains. Why nowadays SWR doing like SER(as when Coromandel express given LHB, many old spare coaches were used rather than new stock). Why SR not doing anything for this rake of Bangalore mail (secondary maintenance) and not doing that properly but instead parking at Chennai Beach station for the sake of occupancy of BBQ yard?...
Both SWR, SR and NR did injustice for these both legendary trains . Look at maintenance of Tamilnadu/Grand Trunk/Telangana express trains. They are maintained like Rajdhani and given higher priority. Never thought of degradation of train quality when upgradation of any train. RAILWAYS PLEASE SEPARATE RSA AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AND RETAIN LEGACY OF SOUTH BOUND TRAIN 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

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Aug 08 (07:39)
Sat Sri Akaal~   1595 blog posts
Re# 5439319-16              
Better Kongu express can be run daily. Duronto can be run with sleeper coaches.

Aug 08 (19:07)
Swadesh12608   328 blog posts
Re# 5439319-17               Past Edits

Just checked Kongu's timetable, it also really needs a speedup. SR/SA divn should speed up Kongu and give a good quota to KJM.

SWR can add sleeper coaches to Duronto if required,
but what's most important is that it gets a speedup. Also both terminals should be changed. It should run from SMVB to NZM.

"Toofan" Duronto is slower than AP Express, barely faster than Kerala. Gets overtaken by Darshan Express. Honestly not worthy of being called "Toofan" or "Duronto" unless drastic measures are taken.

In the southbound direction, SBC Raj is a faster option than Duronto. It never used to be like this :(

Aug 08 (20:23)
Sat Sri Akaal~   1595 blog posts
Re# 5439319-18               Past Edits
Agreed sir. Also other demands of me is Bengaluru Amritsar/Jammu Tawi weekly via Guntakal Solapur Pune Vasai Ahmedabad Ajmer Jaipur Rewari Rohtak Jakhal Dhuri Ludhiana (to be named as Swarn Nagri express)
Bengaluru Hisar weekly by extending YPR ADI weekly via ABR Jodhpur Merta Bikaner Churu
Currently Bengaluru got an new terminal i hope so it will be feasible (both SWR NR and Bypassing zones should agree)
is an Daily flight from Kempegowda Airport to Amritsar (Guru Ramdas Airport)but costs nearly ₹7-7.5 K for each trip takes just 3 hrs only but too expensive
Both SWR and NR need to introduce like these trains as mentioned here
Chennai Amritsar triweekly via TN exp route+ Ambala Ludhiana
Also Both SR and NR need to took action for this.

Aug 11 (19:20)
KSR Bengaluru Chennai Mail
BangaloreMail^~   23377 blog posts
Re# 5439319-19              
Yes. Maintenance has considerably gone done. Nowadays even the BBQ CDO is fairing well. I also observed that KK/Mail got old LHB stock. Atleast if maintained, they will look good. But why would SR take up secondary maintenance of Mail which is technically not at all needed. Incoming KK undergoes PM at SBC and goes as 8 Mail. After a 360 km run that too after undergoing PM just 5 hrs before, SM is not at all required that too for LHB rakes. Its just a waste of pitline for SR. Even platform attention is too much I would say after such a short run. Cleaning the coaches would suffice.
SM doesnt include cleaning coaches from outside AFAIK. They check the bogies of the coach and other parts. Its the duty of the respective owning CDO to maintain the coach exteriors and get it POHed as per schedule.

Aug 11 (19:24)
KSR Bengaluru Chennai Mail
BangaloreMail^~   23377 blog posts
Re# 5439319-20               Past Edits
Just a piece of info in addition to the previous comment. LHB rakes require SM only after some 2000 km run or more.

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