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Nov 21 2015 (15:48)   12650/Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express (Via Kacheguda) (PT)

akshu51   5 blog posts
Entry# 1656894            Tags   Past Edits
12650 KSK is one train which would give you immense thrill by high speed rides in the beginning and gradually the speed as well as the thrill dies away, enjoy NZM-JHS, while DMM-YPR would surely be a pain to endure at the end of such a long journey.(4.15hrs for 175 kms is almost par with many passenger trains) but the busy SWR stretch between DMM and YPR slows down this superfast very badly, rarely arrives on time at YPR, minimum 15-30 minuts delay, and could get worse.

May 24 2016 (13:53)
Prometh Suresh   131 blog posts   224 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1656894-1            Tags   Past Edits
The speed will increase once the electrification and doubling work b/w YPR-PKD and GTL-DMM completes
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Jan 26 2014 (18:18)   12677/KSR Bengaluru City - Ernakulam SF InterCity Express

soundr   57 blog posts
Entry# 975668            Tags   Past Edits
the coach position is not as displayed here. i also see comments of different orders in the forum. it seems this train doesnt maintain the coach positions !!!!!?????

Jan 21 2016 (14:34)
akshu51   5 blog posts
Re# 975668-1            Tags   Past Edits
i have experienced it too, thankfully it happened in SA which has a decent halt duration so was able to manage.
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Jun 08 2014 (11:27)   12295/Sanghamitra SF Express (PT)

asp_pd   10 blog posts
Entry# 1127600            Tags   Past Edits
never try to board this train between allhabad to mgs.

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Jan 21 2016 (14:28)
akshu51   5 blog posts
Re# 1127600-2            Tags   Past Edits
Please make sure that the tip you put up is useful, the one posted by you is really plain and misleading, coz there is no reason mentioned, presuming that you are referring to the huge unreserved crowd occupying reserved seats, this should not be a problem if someone is travelling in an AC coach, so that calls upon for better details from your side when you post a tip.
Train Tip
Dec 04 2015 (19:04)   12214/Delhi Sarai Rohilla - Yesvantpur AC Duronto Express

akshu51   5 blog posts
Entry# 1670772            Tags   Past Edits
this largely unpopular train is the fastest rail connectivity between delhi and bangalore, and often berths will be available even tiil the last moment, maintains excellent speed for most part of the journey except the tough gradients of SWR between DMM and YPR, but still manages to beat the rajdhani by one hour in terms of speed.(with similar halts, but of technical nature)

Jan 09 2016 (18:45)
Pran Pratim Ghosh   20310 blog posts   94961 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 1670772-1            Tags   Past Edits
prob is it originates from DEE that also late in night, reaching that is a headache.. had this been NZM, it would't been the case

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General Travel
Nov 21 2015 (15:42)  

akshu51   5 blog posts
Entry# 1656888            Tags   Past Edits
Hi all, although the indian railways classify the coaches as "CC" (which would usually mean "AC chair car"), all the coaches in this train are non ac, in fact almost all around the year an AC wouldn't be necessary, so be prepared to travel in a non AC coach even after shelling out the price of an AC chair car, almost feel looted by Indian railways.
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