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Blog Entry# 2078859  
Posted: Dec 03 2016 (07:45)

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Last Response: Dec 23 2016 (12:49)
  
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Dec 03 2016 (07:45)   22388/Black Diamond Express | HWH/Howrah Junction (23 PFs)

Guest: 346eb416   show all posts
Entry# 2078859            Tags   Past Edits
This 22 coached daily intercity is one huge train. If travelling unreserved, always try to reach to reach the front end of the train. Due to sheer length of the train most passengers never go to the front end of the train and pile up at the rear....
Thus quite a few handful of seats remain vacant at HWH!
However in following stations like Sheoraphulli and Bandel whose platform lengths are shorter than this 22 coached intercity, the reverse happens and the passengers load up at front...
Thus
...
more...
by BDC the entire train gets fully filled up :)
In the BWN-DGR stretch this train is more crowded than a local train inspite of having 17 GS Coaches!
Tips 1 :- If boarding at HWH and try that preferably, board positively at front....
Tips 2 :- If you are boarding at SHE & BDC try the same although I can assure you that your chances will be much reduced due to the expertise of the daily passengers!

5 posts - Sat Dec 03, 2016

1 posts - Sun Dec 04, 2016

3 posts - Thu Dec 22, 2016

  
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Dec 22 2016 (12:22)
Guest: 6fdf7653   show all posts
Re# 2078859-10            Tags   Past Edits
Back in those days.....
1. Black Diamond was a Express train .
2. Coalfield didn't have RSA and had a 1 AC coach.
3. Mayurakshi indeed ran via chord with an unofficial halt at Khanna and not Liluah if I remember correctly.
4.
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more...
Agnibeena was called Bidhan.......
And finally
5. Nokia 1100 and 1600 used to rule the roost back in those days :P

  
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Dec 22 2016 (14:37)
Nitish kumar*^~   13455 blog posts   1208 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 2078859-11            Tags   Past Edits
Coalfield use to have Executive class EC I think.

  
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Dec 22 2016 (15:16)
Miss You Dad*^~   1177 blog posts   91 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 2078859-12            Tags   Past Edits
It used to have a first Ac coach just as Steel exp is having now.

  
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Dec 22 2016 (20:21)
Dipanjan Das~   1437 blog posts   64 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 2078859-14            Tags   Past Edits
Mayurakshi Never Used To Stop At Khanna, But Used To Stop At Liluah

  
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Dec 23 2016 (12:49)
Guest: 6fdf08f3   show all posts
Re# 2078859-16            Tags   Past Edits
Rather it had H1 if I remember correctly !!!

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