Many of us in the rail fan community might be thinking – what are the features and specs of the locomotive. So let’s find it out.
Nomenclature:W – Wide/Broad Gauge D – Diesel Powered G – Goods load 4 – Class Type G – GE (Manufacturer)
The ES43ACmi (Indian Railways’ class – WDG4G) locomotive, painted in a distinctive red and yellow pattern, is the first of 1,000 diesel freight locomotives that GE Transportation will deliver to Indian Railways as part of a $2.5 billion order. The bright colors hold special meaning in India with red representing energy and yellow representing freshness. Before the mass production of locomotives at Marhowara (Bihar) few locomotives are been produced and tested in USA. This project comes under the Make in India initiative.
The ES43ACmi(WDG4G) locomotive is one of two models GE Transportation is building for Indian Railways as part of the order. It’s a dual-cab locomotive with a 4,500-horsepower engine. The second locomotive, model ES57ACi, features a 6,000-ho…
The Railways introduced a new Special Bandra-Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express thrice a week (M W F) from. October 17,2017 and for the return journey i.e Hazrat Nizamuddin-Bandra Rajdhani Express (T T S) from October 18,2017.
The Inaugural Special shall run from Hazrat Nizamuddin to Bandra Terminus tomorrow i.e. October 16,2017 at 04:15 pm (1615 hrs) .
Key Points :This train will have stoppages at Kota, Vadodara and Surat stations only.Comprises of 1 first AC, 2 second AC and 12 third AC coaches and 1 pantry car.Fare will be 20% more than Rajdhani Base Fare.The train shall not have the flexi-fare system unlike any other Rajdhanis.The power (locomotive) of the train would be twin WAP 5.Rail Minister said "To fulfill the long overdue demand of passengers and to provide faster and convenient connectivity to passengers between two metros Delhi and Mumbai, Railways is introducing a new Special Rajdhani Express between Delhi and Mumbai from October 16."
Time Tables :04006/Haz…
On friday(22/09/2017) Prime Minister Modi presented the gift of another Mahamana Express to his constituency Varanasi and to his state Gujarat.This connectivity is different from all other trains joining these cities as it takes a different route and connects Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat.The route is 192 Km longer than the shorter route it completes the journey in 26 hrs 40 min which is nearly the same to the trains running in shorter route.
Some Random clicks of Mahamana at Vadodara By – Shiv Kumar Mishra
The train has a unique livery like every other Mahamana Express (Model Rake Mfd. by Rail Coach Factory Nishatpura,Bhopal). The swanky and ‘luxurious’ train will have 1 First-AC coach, 2 AC II-tier coaches, 8 sleeper-class coaches, 4 general second-class coaches, a pantry car and luggage van coaches.
09104/Varanasi – Vadodara Mahamana Express Inaugural SpecialTrain NumberTrain NameFrom StationDestination StationRuns From Source On09104MAHAMANA …