>>rake maintenance: 3.5/5 rating. SL class looked ok. AC class was well maintained but the seats were narrow. B1 was a refurbished coach with new furnishings but curtains looked old and torn at some places. AC cooling was perfectly ok. bedding was good with clean spreadsheet and pillows and fur blanket.
>>hygiene: 3.5/5 rating. toilets were super clean and well maintained. vestibule area was also clean. jampacked AC class --- do not expect much cleanliness by fellow passengers.
>>punctuality: 3.5/5 rating (condition applies). Even though we were running late after Pune/Gulbarga and the train made up lost time (courtesy: slack time) and we departed from DMM right time. But reached KJM horribly late by 2 hrs.
>>Speed: 4.5/5 rating. ED alco was doing good 100-110 kmph speed at many stretches.
>>Catering: catering was good (as reported by fellow passengers) till we were under WR/CR and after that same SCR/SWR style stale/dull food.
Note: No charging points in Side berths. AC cooling was upto mark.
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