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Aug 25 2016 (12:03)   12637/Pandiyan SF Express (PT)

venkatarajan   6 blog posts
Entry# 1972039            Tags   Past Edits
The New LHB Coaches are super
The Coach had 80 berths against the usual 72 berths
S11 Coach has been removed ., so if you have booked a ticket already with S11 being your coach ., kindly check your PNR before the Train starts
As they would re shuffle the S11 berths with the newly added berths in S1-S10 coach
the cleanliness , as always Pandian Express is cleaned and maintained well ., Hope the same continues for the LHB coaches too
Modern switches ., Dustbins at the 2 corners of the coach .
washbasins inside and outside the Toilets
Big mirror inside Toilet
Hand Shower inside Toilet
Bio Toilets
The New LHB Coach in Pandian Express is a Great move by the Indian Railways ., Thanks a Lot IR
i would like attach a couple of photos

Aug 25 2016 (14:27)
Gopal*^~   13744 blog posts   54641 correct pred (80% accurate)
Re# 1972039-1            Tags   Past Edits
Please rotate all pics by 90degrees

Aug 25 2016 (15:25)
Durgiana Exp needs LHB Rake with Pantry or Buffet*^~   8812 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
Re# 1972039-2            Tags   Past Edits
The tilted photos are clear and colorful... I've read in a news item that many passengers preferring last minute travel aren't happy with reduced number of GS coaches in this LHB Rake (but they aren't thinking that the number of seats will increase in these high capacity coaches)... :)
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Mar 29 2016 (13:05)   12634/Kanyakumari - Chennai Egmore SF Express | MDU/Madurai Junction (6 PFs)

venkatarajan   6 blog posts
Entry# 1783257            Tags   Past Edits
the train maintenance needs an immediate attention from the concerned authorities
the berths are to be cleaned every time before the train departs from the originating station
the toilets are not clean in the compartment (i traveled in S7)
and some shabby scribbling and drawings were seen inside it ,. which is to be removed and cleaned immediately
the punctuality ., the train has a slight delay in its arrival and departure

Mar 29 2016 (13:32)
Vinay Kumar~   15469 blog posts   361 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 1783257-1            Tags   Past Edits
Sir as we do hav scarcity of staffs but abundant water & hence request hygienic passenger like to u honor wipe clean berth after the train arrives from Washing Line..the scheme also let u part with Clean India Project!!
Toilets are cleaned @ washline but get scribbled the same way as on wall, during travel!!
Right now we are bzy in washing Bedrolls daily along with station washable aprons & train berth & wall graffiti isnt part of clean India Project, as of now..kindly either bear or part-in as freelancer!!

Mar 29 2016 (13:36)
One Mail~   4732 blog posts   1439 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1783257-2            Tags   Past Edits
With RSA in place, this train have now less time for all this things. Island which reached CAPE will start to MS in a short interval, and in this interval, cleaning is not taking place properly at CAPE.
Unwanted RSA..
It will be nice, if you raise complaint through twitter so that, they take up steps in future.

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Mar 30 2016 (13:24)
venkatarajan   6 blog posts
Re# 1783257-5            Tags   Past Edits
removing the derogatory graffiti can be done by us ., the next time i see any such ., i will try to make an effort removing it
and yes ., i am not aware why RSA for this train 12634 ., but in my opinion ., two separate racks can be maintained for island express as well as kanyakumari-chennai egmore express
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Feb 23 2016 (13:38)   12637/Pandiyan SF Express (PT)

venkatarajan   6 blog posts
Entry# 1747182            Tags   Past Edits
whenever i book for a ticket in Pandian express ., mostly during the weekends via IRCTC
i give me preferences as below
to be considered for Auto Upgrade
lower berth preference
and also preferred
when all the above conditions are given , i get a non lower berth in my preferred coach
will irctc consider coach preference over berth preference ???
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Feb 23 2016 (13:36)   TBM/Tambaram (8 PFs)

venkatarajan   6 blog posts
Entry# 1747177            Tags   Past Edits
wait for the announcement regarding the suburban trains to chengalpet
mostly it would come to platform no: 3 /4
but some times it may also come to 1st or 2nd., it depends
so it is better to wait in the pedestrian bridge until the announcement comes and then move over to the concerned platform
General Travel
Feb 23 2016 (13:33)   12637/Pandiyan SF Express (PT)

venkatarajan   6 blog posts
Entry# 1747174            Tags   Past Edits
nowadays., this train is punctual
however i feel the maintenance has gone down
cleanliness to be maintained across all the compartments
also i hope the travelling time will be modified once the second line between TPJ and manaparai is available for service
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