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Feb 04 2017 (11:25)  

sashwin99   234 blog posts   104 correct pred (64% accurate)
Entry# 2151149            Tags   Past Edits
I plan to hire a coach sometime during monsoon on Vivek express from CAPE to DBRT and back and perhaps see many more interesting places too. Right now I'm working in Malaysia but planning on coming home. Anyone wish to join me in this endeavor please let me know so we can have a huge group of enthusiasts willing to see the country and share the costs too.
It is very romantic to see the tourist coaches parked in/near yards where passengers cook (if they wish to) and live as if in their own homes.
  
General Travel
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Oct 13 2016 (13:57)  
 

sashwin99   234 blog posts   104 correct pred (64% accurate)
Entry# 2021962            Tags   Past Edits
Can someone tell me which platform Chennai Bangalore morning Shatabdi will arrive and how to exit without climbing the steep ramp..thanks in advance!

1 posts - Thu Oct 13, 2016

  
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Oct 14 2016 (19:53)
sashwin99   234 blog posts   104 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 2021962-2            Tags   Past Edits
@SBC

  
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Oct 14 2016 (19:55)
SRG*^~   35123 blog posts   155967 correct pred (75% accurate)
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As per Info available here both Shatabdis come to PF#7 at SBC..

  
Oct 14 2016 (20:09)
KK▶vs◀Sanga*^~   15665 blog posts   4384 correct pred (85% accurate)
Re# 2021962-5            Tags   Past Edits
Shatabdi departs from pf 6 towards chennai and would arrive on pf 6/7.
You can walk back(not loco/engine side) on the same platform towards the end of the platform, and
(1)then take left, walk for about 150mts and turn right you will exit through back gate
(2)then take right, walk till you reach pf 1 and then turn right and walk for about
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200-250 mts you will reach exit on the left side main gate(Note:- If Chennai mail is placed on pf 1 then please take back gate as suggested -point(1) above).
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Let us know if you need more information?
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You can avail free transport to anywhere inside the station for senior citizens and handicapped.

  
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Oct 14 2016 (20:14)
PIyUsH SInGH™^~   1672 blog posts   1745 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2021962-7            Tags   Past Edits
7

  
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Oct 14 2016 (20:16)
Being Educated is Just a statement*^~   11654 blog posts   468 correct pred (65% accurate)
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12007 will arrive on PF7 at SBC. You can directly exit frm this platform without taking the foot overbridge.
  
General Travel
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Jul 28 2016 (10:41)  
 

sashwin99   234 blog posts   104 correct pred (64% accurate)
Entry# 1943836            Tags   Past Edits
Why am I not able to see the complete running information for 15120 dep July 24? Is that train not being updated regularly?
  
General Travel
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Jul 23 2016 (14:08)  
 

sashwin99   234 blog posts   104 correct pred (64% accurate)
Entry# 1938935            Tags   Past Edits
SION station in Mumbai has 4 platforms. I wonder what the reason could be, since only slow trains halt at Sion. Express and long distance trains use a different track altogether.
My question is, what was the reason they might have built 4 platforms, when 1 island platform would have been sufficient (as mentioned, fast trains do not halt at Sion anyway).
  
General Travel
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Jul 23 2016 (14:03)  
 

sashwin99   234 blog posts   104 correct pred (64% accurate)
Entry# 1938929            Tags   Past Edits
Do trains from BSB/ MGS passing through Chennai have a Chennai quota (and vice versa) ? If so, what is normally the quota allocated for trains passing via metro cities?
  
General Travel
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Jun 27 2016 (13:25)   KHED/Khed (2 PFs)
 

जब जागो तभी सवेरा~   7789 blog posts   118 correct pred (73% accurate)
Entry# 1908901            Tags   Past Edits
have heard Konkan railway is 160 kmph fit line...
Then why not any train run at 130 ??

28 posts - Mon Jun 27, 2016

2 posts - Tue Jun 28, 2016

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Jun 28 2016 (16:26)
So Paddy Got Up~   2722 blog posts   1236 correct pred (71% accurate)
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.."My brother living in Manipal has seen two accidents and one blockade this year due to boulders rolling off in the KR section.." yet another anecdotal evidence. when will you provide something worth actual matter??? i was born and bought up in Konkan and know this region, especially the one where Matsyagandha went down like the back of my hand. doesn't mean i shove it here down the throats of every random person.
People living in that section who decry about nets know even less than Jon Snow. they are the sort of people who think train runs slow because LP is lazy. please don't use their knowledge as a benchmark, they know as much as my cats do about nets, which
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is to say nothing much in reality.
There are many people in forum who are very knowledgeable, much more knowledge than i'll ever have, but NONE of them try to pass on their unsourced, unverifiable, anectodal, half-baked pieces of evidence as knowledge, so i'm not demeaning any of them.

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Jun 28 2016 (17:44)
RTR180   961 blog posts   7 correct pred (100% accurate)
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Eh? You've touched those nets eh? And do you know those so-called 'nets' are actually metal wires interwoven to form a net? DO NOT pass such flimsy, baseless statements if you don't know what you're talking about.

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Jun 28 2016 (22:45)
sashwin99   234 blog posts   104 correct pred (64% accurate)
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To those who try to rake up controversy out of this serious topic, esp. 1 or 2 people. I state a very simple fact in layman terms- even if the nets are made of industrial diamond, boulders will continue to fall with alarming regularity.
Scotch brite is also steel, yet it is easily bendable and breakable...the nets used by IR resemble mosquito nets more.

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Jun 28 2016 (23:01)
Vinay Kumar~   15471 blog posts   361 correct pred (78% accurate)
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I guess net are kept to keep rock intact (as construction lead minor cracks whch may not sustain out of self!!
No net can seriously negotiate the power a big boulder impose!!

  
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Jun 29 2016 (11:28)
RTR180   961 blog posts   7 correct pred (100% accurate)
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Fine. What about this then?
**"I've traveled reasonably lot on KR and they have huge nylon nets to catch falling rocks. I've touched those nets and they are quite flimsy and do not inspire any confidence. It is quite scary."**
Why post such nonsense by lying that you have touched the nets and that they are made up of nylon and then later object on everyone's post and cry foul? Are you a liar?

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General Travel
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Jun 27 2016 (22:39)  
 

sashwin99   234 blog posts   104 correct pred (64% accurate)
Entry# 1909344            Tags   Past Edits
Nostalgia and Splendor- The trains shown here are, the Darjeeling toy train, Palace on Wheels (with the lady in it), Royal Rajasthan, Random train in France, Vivek Express
  
General Travel
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Jun 24 2016 (09:38)  
 

sashwin99   234 blog posts   104 correct pred (64% accurate)
Entry# 1905362            Tags   Past Edits
Extreme poverty meets affluence- sad-- :-(
Source- Arkya Chatterjee- Just Railway website click here

  
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Jun 24 2016 (10:25)
Aditya Siddharth   8900 blog posts   9924 correct pred (85% accurate)
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Thats MAS NZM Duronto's old rake being transferred to SER.

  
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Jun 24 2016 (10:29)
sashwin99   234 blog posts   104 correct pred (64% accurate)
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The poverty is striking. I don't want to say more about that though, but IR can do much more than just try to introduce trains for the affluent.
  
General Travel
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Jun 22 2016 (19:09)   15906/Dibrugarh - Kanyakumari Vivek Express (PT)
 

sashwin99   234 blog posts   104 correct pred (64% accurate)
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Vivek Express Dibrugarh- CAPE random pics courtesy BBC
  
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May 10 2016 (07:47)  
 

sashwin99   234 blog posts   104 correct pred (64% accurate)
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Jodhpur Jaisalmer passenger in days of yore. Unscrupulous travel agents are using this picture as Palace on Wheels, whose livery is completely different. Source bing.com and stored on my external HDD quite a while ago. Google is "guessing" this as Palace on Wheels but this is most definitely an Indian train.

11 posts - Tue May 10, 2016

  
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May 10 2016 (09:41)
Faiz~   2637 blog posts   197 correct pred (67% accurate)
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Seri ok.No problem

  
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May 10 2016 (09:48)
ayush   2314 blog posts   162 correct pred (65% accurate)
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icf passenger me eog kya karega

  
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May 15 2016 (08:04)
Faiz~   2637 blog posts   197 correct pred (67% accurate)
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Lol

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Jun 03 2016 (16:29)
SGNR HS Inaugural 27 Feb^~   78738 blog posts   5089 correct pred (78% accurate)
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majaak ki bhi had hoti hai ..

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Jun 03 2016 (16:33)
BARMER HOWRAH EXPRESS most demand^~   2500 blog posts   248 correct pred (56% accurate)
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बहुत लंबी मजाक कर दी आपने 😆😆😆😁😁😁😂😂😂
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