Disclaimer   
Forum Super Search
 ♦ 
×
HashTag:
Member:
Posting Date From:
Posting Date To:
Train Type:
Train:
Station:
ONLY with Pic/Vid:
Sort by: Date:     Word Count:     Popularity:     
Public:    Pvt: Monitor:    RailFan Club:    

Search
  Go  
 
Fri Jul 29, 2016 23:24:47 ISTHomeTrainsΣChainsAtlasPNRForumGalleryNewsFAQTripsLoginFeedback
Fri Jul 29, 2016 23:24:47 IST
PostPostPost Trn TipPost Trn TipPost Stn TipPost Stn TipModify Search

Blog Entry# 436676  
Posted: May 27 2012 (10:19AM)

68 Responses
Last Response: May 27 2012 (2:52PM)
  
★  
0 Followers
2095 views

Enter ChatRoom
You need to be logged in to enter ChatRooms. Please click here to sign up.
May 27 2012 (10:19AM)   12011/New Delhi - Kalka Shatabdi Express | NDLS/New Delhi (16 PFs)
 

rdb*^   28709 blog posts   333831 correct pred (79% accurate)
Entry# 436676            Tags   Past Edits
This feature shows the full history of past edits to this Blog Post.
/blog/post/436629
Travelling in NDLS-Kalka Shatabdi, boarded from NDLS, after alighting at NZM on-board 12493..Train at PF#2 at NDLS as usual, while TN Express arrived at PF#3, adjacent PF, with 13 sleeper coaches and ED shed WAP#4. Our loco is Duronto livery WAP.......
ASR Shatabdi departed from PF#1, with 3 'E' coaches, must be highest in any Shatabdi, and an extra ICF coach...what a mismatch...for the so-called Swarn Shatabdi..had very poor coaches as per outlook...seems to be getting old and deserve new rake as per patronage...
12957
...
more...
arrived,on PF#1, with and extra AC-2 coach , again Duronto liveried, and extra AC-3 coach too...
Very difficult to take snaps, once u board Shatabdi, as one door is blocked by a Cold Container sort of red coloured box, while other door is occupied by PC staff...so no snaps of LHBs of 12957.....
Anyway, the food was best in long time I had in any train....
"SUNSHUNE Caterers ZINDABAD..."
The waiter asked for choice (VG) - Cutlets or Upme - Vada, I closed my eyes and asked Upma Vada...
OMG...what a tasty stuff that was...
Real Hot and tasty stuff, along with Bread slices, butter, jam, Tea/Coffee, and a Jumpin Pineapple juice tetra-pack.
Welcome Tea had 2 eclairs, 2 Marie Bioscuits..
Train running nicely, not exactly scorching....
AC Good,,,,
Cleanliness good...
Food as already excellent,,
Coaches good from outside and inside, far better than Swarn Shatabdi rake...
Coaches had digital indicator boards too, same was missing on Swarn Shatabdi, and Rajdhanis -12957 and 12493 - too..
Seen Pataka Express on its way to PNP at some way-side station b/w NDLS and PNP...
Now train past KKDE and approaching UMB...
TTE checked ID card of all passengers,,
One lady had no I_Card,,the TTE was generous enough to give her time to get it,,and she got it on her mobile, thro' e-mail / scan of I_Card..and he accepted after telling that he had obliged her by doing so...
more to come incl snaps..

2 posts are hidden.

  
797 views

Enter ChatRoom
You need to be logged in to enter ChatRooms. Please click here to sign up.
May 27 2012 (10:29AM)
rdb*^   28709 blog posts   333831 correct pred (79% accurate)
Re# 436676-3            Tags   Past Edits
This feature shows the full history of past edits to this Blog Post.
Thanks. Sir..
Initially planned to travel from NZM to NDLS by GT, but was announced as running late by 40 minutes or so..so instead of taking risk, and increasing the heart-beats, preffered to travel by Auto, who took no more than 15-20 minutes for travel from NZM to NDLS (Paharganj side)...so that way i think I took the right decision, although both GT and TN arrived before our 12011 departed..
What say..!

65 posts are hidden.

ARP (Advanced Reservation Period) Calculator

Reservations Open Today @ 8am for:
Trains with ARP 10 Dep on: Mon Aug 8
Trains with ARP 15 Dep on: Sat Aug 13
Trains with ARP 30 Dep on: Sun Aug 28
Trains with ARP 120 Dep on: Sat Nov 26

  
  

Rail News

New Trains

Site Announcements

  • Entry# 1890598
    Jun 12 2016 (02:20AM)


    There are some new Objection rules. Pl. refer to Blog Post# 1889717-4 and Blog Post# 1889777-3 . To reiterate: . 1. There are ONLY THREE reasons for Objections allowed: a. Abusive/Offensive: Bad/rude/insulting language b. Controversial: For openly and directly targeting states/regions/zones and starting fights. ALSO, violation of Site Guidelines are considered Controversial. For example, protesting...
  • Entry# 1847312
    May 15 2016 (12:31AM)


    There are some changes to the Notification scheme. Previously, we had a "Notification Filter" in User Settings. But there was some confusion about this, as it was only used to HIDE blogs inside the Main Forum, mostly to filter out Race Blogs & Social/Congratulations blogs. . Meanwhile, as the site has evolved, there...
  • Entry# 1783059
    Mar 29 2016 (10:46AM)


    Today, we have implemented a new experimental feature called "RailFan Clubs". Some notes: 1. The purpose of this feature is to encourage RailFan meets at local stations, and to enjoy a shared interest in our hobbies/passions. An "RF Club" is essentially like a "group", wherein only members of that "RF Club" can...
  • Entry# 1762455
    Mar 10 2016 (10:48AM)


    A new feature has been rolled out - "Blog-based ChatRooms". . Previously, we had one-on-one private Chat feature, which was not very successful. The reason was that Chat Invitations are sometimes intrusive. The recipient may not be free to undertake the Chat, even if they are Online, and also the other person ends...
  • Entry# 1674743
    Dec 08 2015 (11:25PM)


    It has come to our attention that several IRI members have been causing mischief on other social media sites, distressing our regular loyal members. . They have been seen to post confidential and sensitive Govt. information on IRI, and thereafter themselves have been complaining to the Ministry that, "Such RailFan sites are openly running...
  • Entry# 1645224
    Nov 10 2015 (10:12PM)


    Happy Diwali to all members. Station announcements, vendor calls selling chai, loco honks, trains crossing bridges, etc. can now be recorded. Just click on the purple microphone icon while posting a blog. At this time, standard 20 second sound clips are recorded. You may preview the recording, re-record and then upload the...
Scroll to Top
Scroll to Bottom


Go to Mobile site