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Blog Entry# 1701487  
Posted: Jan 04 2016 (19:38)

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Jan 04 2016 (19:38)   18646/East Coast Express (PT)

SER Antyodaya Era^~   6591 blog posts   7884 correct pred (74% accurate)
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Food idea for those who travel in this train from Hyderabad/Secunderabad to howrah.
1st day:
For lunch- Parcel good cheap food from Hyderabad/Secunderabad before boarding the train. Snacks and cold drinks are available throughout the route.
For evening snacks- Alight at BZA and buy some bananas or snacks from station. Train halts here for long time as it arrives sometimes before time.
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dinner, the orders are taken between BZA-EE by a guy wearing irctc catering t-shirt and food is loaded from RJY. It contains three options-Biryani, roti-sabji and idli-sambhar. All of three are cold.
Instead purchase the same food from platform which will bit cheaper and hot. The train halts at RJY for about nearly 7-10 min which is enough to purchase food from pf.
2nd day:
For Breakfast- Buy food from KUR and fill your tummy or else wait. Here after KUR, a person with meals-on-wheel t-shirt comes and asks for breakfast order. Option are-Idli sambhar and bread cutlet. Only Veg available. Food is given either after BBS or after CTC. Food is good and in ample quantity.
For lunch- After BLS a person comes and asks for lunch order. Food is loaded at KGP. If not interested in heavy lunch, then at KGP quickly deboard and buy hot poori-bhaji. But be careful. Train hardly halts for 2-3 min (personal experience).
Through out the journey local vendors board and sell food items.
Like between KUR-HWH, "jhaalmoori" and "garam bhoobni" and many other things are sold which are yes, unhygienic and tasty.
PS: I am telling this all for 2A and 3A class. For SL, i have no idea.

  
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Dec 19 2016 (00:36)
300 confirmed timlines~   961 blog posts   75 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 1701487-1            Tags   Past Edits
East Coast Express needs Pantry Car.

  
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Dec 19 2016 (13:29)
SER Antyodaya Era^~   6591 blog posts   7884 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 1701487-2            Tags   Past Edits
Yes ..It badly needed one.
SER can provide PC for East coast exp and then let the Closed-Non functional PC to run overnight with same Rake as Kriya Yoga express.

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