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Aug 10 2016 (13:35)  
 

Saurabh®~   1830 blog posts   36 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 1957487            Tags   Past Edits
Poor fooding/catering service is one major bloat in the name of otherwise better services of howrah / BCT raj . Is it high time now that meals should be made optional in all rajdhani/ shatabdi trains, thus saving the catering charges.
Yes88%14
No ( Give reasons for your answer )13%2

  
1156 views
Aug 10 2016 (13:59)
aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1957487-1            Tags   Past Edits
No-Because the pricing is already included in the fair. Then if it is kept optional how will the ticket price be justified. Its like not taking what we have paid already for.

  
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Aug 10 2016 (14:06)
Saurabh®~   1830 blog posts   36 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1957487-2            Tags   Past Edits
Of course , if meal is not opted for catering charges will not be included in the ticket.

  
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Aug 10 2016 (15:23)
aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1957487-3            Tags   Past Edits
If catering charges are also optional then great, i think many will opt out of the railway food, given the sub standard quality.

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Aug 09 2016 (11:45)   dna exclusive: Spurious electric signals play havoc with AC local, cost set to escalate | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis
 

For Better Managed Indian Railways~   948 news posts
Entry# 1956260   News Entry# 276484         Tags   Past Edits
The first air-conditioned local for Mumbai's suburban network, currently being tested at Central Railway's (CR) Kurla car shed, is turning out to be a disaster. The rake, which cost Rs54 crore to build, will require another few crores as it will have to be fitted with an inductor to control the undesirable "harmonics" in the rake.
Harmonics is an electrical term for spurious signals that create disturbances in electrical signals and can end up damaging control mechanisms and other software in the train.
According to sources, the order for an inductor has already
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been placed with the Netherlands-based firm Strukton Rail, which helped Indian power major Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) build the Train Control and Management System (TCMS) for the AC rake.
"The harmonics was playing havoc with the product and several functions of the train were not responding properly to TCMS commands. This included the doors, air-conditioning, voltage and so on. Every trick was tried to reduce these harmonics. It was finally decided that setting an extra inductor for the train was the only choice. It is a costly affair but there is no other choice," said a top-ranking railway official.
According to officials, if the inductor arrives by the end of August, dynamic trials – testing on tracks in real-time – can be carried out by the middle of September. Dynamic trials are expected to take at least till the end of November.
"It is possible that the rake will be commissioned only in the fag end of the year or may be in early 2017. It has lost a lot of time," said the official.
The rake was supposed to cost Rs43 crore when the layout was approved by the railway ministry in March 2014. It was finally finished two years later at a cost of Rs54 crore – a sizable 25 per cent increase in the construction cost. It arrived in Mumbai on April 5 and has been stabled at the Kurla car shed.

  
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Aug 09 2016 (12:02)
aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1956260-1            Tags   Past Edits
I think this is really a laid back attitude costing crores of rupees. Harmonics is a common term, should have been tested in the first place. End of the day public has to pay for the loss and delay through expensive tickets.
  
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Aug 08 2016 (12:45)   JRC/Jalandhar Cantt. Junction (3 PFs)

aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
Entry# 1955309            Tags   Past Edits
Only 1 Foot Over Bridge is available on the left-hand side from main entry, nothing on the right-hand side, So reach before time as its a long walk.
Also, if you want to catch a Bus, you can walk down to the left-hand side platform end, cycle rickshaws take you to the main highway, where all the buses stop, no need to go all the way to Bus Depot, which is pretty far.
  
Predictions: 6
confirm: 6
rac: 0
wl: 0
Journey: Sat Aug 20, 2016 @ 23:15
Class: Sleeper - SL   |   Tot Seats: Avbl 92
Travel: PNVL/Panvel Junction   to   MAO/Madgaon Junction   |   514 km / 894 km
12133/Mumbai CST - Mangaluru Junction SF Express
Entry# 1933260

Posted by: aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
PNR: 874-xxxxxxx (E-Ticket)   |   Similar PNRs
Posted Status as of: Jul 18 2016 (12:57)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 9 (Booking Status: W/L 12,PQWL)
Passenger 2: Waitlist# 10 (Booking Status: W/L 13,PQWL)
Total Fare:  790
Chart NOT Prepared
Please analyze this PNR, and predict the final Charting Status. Thanks.

Latest Status as of: Aug 16 2016 (11:07)
Passenger 1: Confirmed (Booking Status: W/L 12,PQWL)
Passenger 2: Confirmed (Booking Status: W/L 13,PQWL)
Total Fare:  790
Chart NOT Prepared

Full PNR Status History (6 statuses)
Status as of: Aug 13 2016 (17:39)
Passenger 1: Confirmed (Booking Status: W/L 12,PQWL)
Passenger 2: Confirmed (Booking Status: W/L 13,PQWL)
Total Fare:  790
Chart NOT Prepared

Status as of: Aug 09 2016 (17:56)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 2 (Booking Status: W/L 12,PQWL)
Passenger 2: Waitlist# 3 (Booking Status: W/L 13,PQWL)
Total Fare:  790
Chart NOT Prepared

Status as of: Aug 07 2016 (11:53)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 3 (Booking Status: W/L 12,PQWL)
Passenger 2: Waitlist# 4 (Booking Status: W/L 13,PQWL)
Total Fare:  790
Chart NOT Prepared

Status as of: Aug 04 2016 (12:38)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 4 (Booking Status: W/L 12,PQWL)
Passenger 2: Waitlist# 5 (Booking Status: W/L 13,PQWL)
Total Fare:  790
Chart NOT Prepared

Status as of: Jul 27 2016 (23:44)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 5 (Booking Status: W/L 12,PQWL)
Passenger 2: Waitlist# 6 (Booking Status: W/L 13,PQWL)
Total Fare:  790
Chart NOT Prepared

Status as of: Jul 18 2016 (13:03)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 9 (Booking Status: W/L 12,PQWL)
Passenger 2: Waitlist# 10 (Booking Status: W/L 13,PQWL)
Total Fare:  790
Chart NOT Prepared


  
2133 views
Aug 03 2016 (15:38)
aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1933260-1            Tags   Past Edits
How likely PQWL usually confirms or is it a difficult one?

  
2273 views
Aug 03 2016 (16:24)
Durg Humsafar Coming Soon🙆~   498 blog posts   19253 correct pred (89% accurate)
Re# 1933260-2            Tags   Past Edits
Not a difficult 1...its the easier 1..in PQWL either it cnfrms or remains in WL..No worries for RAC..
  
Predictions: 0
confirm: 0
rac: 0
wl: 0
Journey: Sat Aug 27, 2016 @ 18:50
Class: Sleeper - SL   |   Tot Seats: Avbl 98
Travel: MAO/Madgaon Junction   to   PNVL/Panvel Junction   |   514 km / 894 km
12134/Mangaluru Junction - Mumbai CST SF Express
Entry# 1933263

Posted by: aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
PNR: 484-xxxxxxx (E-Ticket)   |   Similar PNRs
Posted Status as of: Jul 18 2016 (12:58)
Passenger 1: Confirmed (Booking Status: S6,22,PQ)Passenger 2: Confirmed (Booking Status: S7,8,PQ)Total Fare:  790Chart NOT Prepared
Please analyze this PNR, and predict the final Charting Status. Thanks.

Latest Status as of: Aug 03 2016 (12:20)
Passenger 1: Confirmed (Booking Status: S6,22,PQ)
Passenger 2: Confirmed (Booking Status: S7,8,PQ)
Total Fare:  790
Chart NOT Prepared

  
1823 views
Jul 18 2016 (13:00)
aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1933263-1            Tags   Past Edits
Uhh! 2 tickets were available and still both in different bogies.
  
Predictions: 22
confirm: 22
rac: 0
wl: 0
Journey: Tue Jan 19, 2016 @ 14:55
Class: AC 2-tier - 2A   |   Tot Seats: Avbl 11
Travel: JRC/Jalandhar Cantt. Junction   to   BDTS/Bandra Terminus   |   1739 km / 2029 km
12472/Swaraj Express (PT)
Entry# 1667443

Posted by: aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
PNR: 264-xxxxxxx (E-Ticket)   |   Similar PNRs
Posted Status as of: Dec 01 2015 (16:54)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 4 (Booking Status: W/L 8,GNWL)
Passenger 2: Waitlist# 5 (Booking Status: W/L 9,GNWL)
Chart NOT Prepared

Please analyze this PNR, and predict the final Charting Status. Thanks.

Latest Status as of: Jan 18 2016 (22:28)
Passenger 1: A1,25 [LB] (Booking Status: W/L 8,GNWL)
Passenger 2: A1,26 [UB] (Booking Status: W/L 9,GNWL)
Chart PREPARED

Full PNR Status History (2 statuses)
Status as of: Jan 18 2016 (22:28)
Passenger 1: A1,25 [LB] (Booking Status: W/L 8,GNWL)
Passenger 2: A1,26 [UB] (Booking Status: W/L 9,GNWL)
Chart PREPARED

Status as of: Dec 23 2015 (17:56)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 4 (Booking Status: W/L 8,GNWL)
Passenger 2: Waitlist# 5 (Booking Status: W/L 9,GNWL)
Chart NOT Prepared


  
1851 views
Dec 06 2015 (20:39)
aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1667443-1            Tags   Past Edits
Is there any difference apart from seats in 2ac 3ac?

  
1706 views
Dec 25 2015 (18:41)
aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1667443-2            Tags   Past Edits
No movement since many days.

  
1590 views
Jan 17 2016 (12:17)
aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1667443-3            Tags   Past Edits
still not a single cancellation

  
1624 views
Jan 18 2016 (14:34)
aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1667443-4            Tags   Past Edits
Last day fingers crossed
  
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Dec 22 2015 (12:07)   19028/Jammu Tawi - Mumbai Bandra (T.) Vivek Express

aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
Entry# 1686816            Tags   Past Edits
Very bad. No Pantry. Try to avoid buying anything as vendors charging everything above mrp. Amul chaas Rs.12 is sold for 25. Water Rs.15 sold for 20. Many items have been sold with mrp blackened or removed.
  
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Dec 11 2015 (19:58)   11085/Mumbai LTT - Madgaon AC Double Decker Express | TNA/Thane (10 PFs) | KYN/WDG-3A/13425
 

Ayush Kamal~   5713 blog posts   63255 correct pred (88% accurate)
Entry# 1677470            Tags   Past Edits
11085 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (Mumbai) - Madgaon AC Double Decker Express arrived at Thane with KYN WDG-3A 13425.

11 posts are hidden.

  
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Dec 12 2015 (09:17)
aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1677470-12            Tags   Past Edits
They should paint the same livery as of bogies on the engine will look cool.

  
1363 views
Dec 12 2015 (09:26)
Faiz~   2745 blog posts   198 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 1677470-13            Tags   Past Edits
Yeah..

1 posts are hidden.
  
Predictions: 19
confirm: 16
rac: 1
wl: 2
Journey: Fri Dec 18, 2015 @ 10:50
Class: Sleeper - SL
Travel: JRC/Jalandhar Cantt. Junction   to   SVDK/Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra   |   288 km / 2028 km
12471/Swaraj Express (PT)
Entry# 1674467

Posted by: aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
PNR: 852-xxxxxxx (E-Ticket)   |   Similar PNRs
Posted Status as of: Dec 08 2015 (18:24)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 40 (Booking Status: W/L 60,RLGN)
Passenger 2: Waitlist# 41 (Booking Status: W/L 61,RLGN)
Chart NOT Prepared

Please analyze this PNR, and predict the final Charting Status. Thanks.

Latest Status as of: Dec 17 2015 (22:06)
Passenger 1: S6,65 [LB] (Booking Status: W/L 60,RLGN)
Passenger 2: S6,68 [LB] (Booking Status: W/L 61,RLGN)
Chart NOT Prepared

2 posts - Wed Dec 09, 2015

  
2042 views
Dec 11 2015 (09:38)
aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1674467-3            Tags   Past Edits
Currently showing 48 seats untouched in Defense Quota, 6 in Foreign tourist and 2 in Handicapped :)

  
1925 views
Dec 11 2015 (11:07)
Lavanya Super Deluxe   454 blog posts   24517 correct pred (82% accurate)
Re# 1674467-4            Tags   Past Edits
How can I see different quota seats in every train??

  
1808 views
Dec 11 2015 (21:15)
aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1674467-5            Tags   Past Edits
You can see it in seat availability tab. There you can select from drop down menu different quotas. It works on google chrome computer not mobile indiarailinfo.

  
1629 views
Dec 12 2015 (09:13)
aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1674467-6            Tags   Past Edits
Thursday Departure: Reached CRWL/Chak Rakhwal (2 PFs) @ 00:15 7h 36m late :x

  
1644 views
Dec 12 2015 (09:14)
aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1674467-7            Tags   Past Edits
Has the fogging already started? Premium Train like Swaraj running late, Strange.
  
Predictions: 16
confirm: 16
rac: 0
wl: 0
Journey: Fri Dec 18, 2015 @ 08:20
Class: Sleeper - SL   |   Tot Seats: Avbl 18
Travel: ASR/Amritsar Junction   to   JAT/Jammu Tawi   |   206 km / 2022 km
18101/Tatanagar-Jammu Tawi Express
Entry# 1653330

Posted by: aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
PNR: 674-xxxxxxx (E-Ticket)   |   Similar PNRs
Posted Status as of: Nov 18 2015 (15:13)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 3 (Booking Status: W/L 15,RLGN)
Passenger 2: Waitlist# 4 (Booking Status: W/L 16,RLGN)
Chart NOT Prepared

Please analyze this PNR, and predict the final Charting Status. Thanks.

Latest Status as of: Dec 17 2015 (12:27)
Passenger 1: Can/Mod (Booking Status: W/L 15,RLGN)
Passenger 2: Can/Mod (Booking Status: W/L 16,RLGN)
Chart NOT Prepared

  
2282 views
Nov 19 2015 (12:59)
aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1653330-1            Tags   Past Edits
This is RLWL. What are the chances of confirmation? 1st time i have taken a RLWL ticket.

  
2020 views
Dec 05 2015 (11:56)
aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1653330-2            Tags   Past Edits
Hello,
Is this train always late? Anyone having any personal experiences please share.

  
1981 views
Dec 09 2015 (09:58)
aakudev   32 blog posts   48 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1653330-3            Tags   Past Edits
Hello, Thanks for the predictions. This train is average 6-7 hrs late and would spoil all planning so cancelling it. Would better catch Swaraj from Jalandhar Cantt to Katra. Will better take early morning bus from Amritsar to Jalandhar cantt.

  
2005 views
Dec 09 2015 (10:17)
जय हो ™^~   11831 blog posts   113997 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 1653330-4            Tags   Past Edits
Always late rahti hai.
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