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★★  General Travel
Sep 10 2013 (12:36)   12007/Chennai Central - Mysuru Shatabdi Express

Namma Bengaluru Chennai Mail~   2802 blog posts   271 correct pred (65% accurate)
Entry# 848127            Tags   Past Edits
Trip report- MYS Shatabdi- 10.09.2013
Reached MAS at 5.40AM only to be surprised to see the usual early morning commotion missing. Checked the display boards and to my shock, SBC Mail was scheduled to arrive at 6.45 late by more than 2 hrs and along with that Yercaud, Nilagiri,Cheran,MAQ mail all delayed by almost 3 hrs(line b/w Salem and Tirupattur the culprit?). SBC mail seems to have left SBC at 1AM and overtook Kaveri b/w KPD and AJJ. It would have been nightmarish for MAS controllers with so many delays causing havoc. As many as 7 PFs were unoccupied at MAS at 5.45AM(HWH Mail-9,Kovai-10,Sapthagiri-7-,DD-1,SHTB-2A the only occupants). TNP shunters were stationed at 3 PFs(no idea why-reminded me of Vivek's dialogue-whom are
you making tea for in an empty stall ;) ).
So then, coming back to the topic of write-up, RPM Granddad was at the helm today and was buzzing. Grandpa showed no respect to last minute fellas who might have been rushing to board and departed 2 mins ahead of schedule. We moved past 7,8 stations and there were no signs of SBC Mail and finally mail with P4 screamed past us at Annanur(Mail after a very long time had overtook Yercaud at least technically)... to be continued

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Sep 10 2013 (16:24)
anandsugan   23 blog posts   68 correct pred (62% accurate)
Re# 848127-15            Tags   Past Edits
I was at the receiving end of delays..travelling in Blue Mountain from TUP to Chennai yesterday..The train that used to reach 15-20 minutes early at 4 45 Am with speed ard 90 Plus in certain stretchesvcrawled all way from Erode at ard 40-50 Km/hr to reach at 8 AM..Culprit was a lorry which met with an accident at bridge and fellover over the tracks near karrupur Salem..Wonder why this is not covered by any news medias..

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Sep 10 2013 (17:05)
Namma Bengaluru Chennai Mail~   2802 blog posts   271 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 848127-17            Tags   Past Edits
I see. Many intercity trains too were affected.
Info Update
Jul 24 2013 (20:19)   40519/Chennai Beach-Chengalpattu EMU(12 car)

anandsugan   23 blog posts   68 correct pred (62% accurate)
Entry# 814073            Tags   Past Edits
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The timetable of this train is changed.Mods Please update

Jul 24 2013 (20:33)
HusainSabir*^~   2506 blog posts   1262 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 814073-1            Tags   Past Edits
Info Update
Jul 24 2013 (20:23)   56038/Puducherry - Chennai Egmore Passenger (UnReserved)

anandsugan   23 blog posts   68 correct pred (62% accurate)
Entry# 814080            Tags   Past Edits
This train has a stop at Paranur and Potheri.Please update
General Travel
Jul 09 2013 (15:36)  

anandsugan   23 blog posts   68 correct pred (62% accurate)
Entry# 803893            Tags   Past Edits
Hi I have booked with a typo in my name as Annad K R ,instead of Anand K R .in cheran express.Will I be allowed to travel..?

Jul 09 2013 (15:40)
Hareesh Mangalam*^~   3868 blog posts   43057 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 803893-1            Tags   Past Edits
There will not be any issue for you, such minor mistakes are not seriously looked at by TTEs.
General Travel
Dec 22 2012 (08:29)   12673/Cheran SF Express (PT)

anandsugan   23 blog posts   68 correct pred (62% accurate)
Entry# 618362            Tags   Past Edits
Took this train on 21/12/2012 from chennai to Tiruppur ,A friday night and as usual mostly IT crowd travels from chennai to CBE on friday and was just searching for any friend to meet coincidently.
.After booking the ticket as on 23/Aug/12, the waitlist moved painstakingly slow from WL 65 to RAC 20..even after 117 days...
Terribly dissapointed that I got an RAC, even though I know it ll be confirmed by TTE but TTE ll usually come around 12 to confirm.
the journey was quiet eventfull , as I am taking a 10 day holiday and in no rush to sleep anyway , was just sitting in the side lower seat and fortunately my other RAc counterpart didnt turn up , as well quiet a few people around me also didnt turnup.
Then suddenly or surprisingly a squad came checking all people who booked tickets as a group,even they were checking two people booked in a same ticket.From my adjacent seats a group travelling as a 4 , a guy went outside to skip the check , but the squad was shrewd and asked for his ID as well threatened to cancel all 4 berths instead of only 1 if in case only that person is travelling on anothers eticket. And the group immediately accepted.
Another case were couple of guys used a single ticket with original PAN with the photo completely worn out and irrecognisable.The squad along with RPF threatened to book a case and they also relented to pay fine.
So they booked ard 5 cases and it was a good timepass and a cautious reminder for people travelling as a group.
Then as expected the TTE came ard 11 45 and I suggested he can allott the berth to me officially as the other person didnt turnup and he did the same just checking my name..( No Id or ticket verification as against the squad..) Cheran was cruising I should say but with the steady flow of RPFs walking every 15 mins..
As expected the train reached tiruppur with the delay of 10-15 mins at 5 10 Pm , and ready to catch up the slack to reach CBE on Time..

Jan 02 2013 (10:05)
Hercule Poirot~   6459 blog posts   144 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 618362-1            Tags   Past Edits
Nice report Anand Sir.. My Pongal PNR is in WL 265 still.. any idea on the number of coaches.. ?
Predictions: 6
confirm: 5
rac: 1
wl: 0
Journey: Sat Jun 09, 2012 @ 09:35
Class: AC 2-tier - 2A   |   Tot Seats: Avbl 7
Travel: TUP/Tiruppur   to   PUNE/Pune Junction   |   1290 km / 1513 km
11014/Coimbatore - Mumbai LTT (Kurla) Express (PT)
Entry# 436259

Posted by: anandsugan   23 blog posts   68 correct pred (62% accurate)
PNR: 414-xxxxxxx   |   Similar PNRs
Posted Status as of: May 26 2012 (17:07)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 14 (Booking Status: W/L 29,GNWL)
Chart NOT Prepared

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

Latest Status as of: Jun 09 2012 (05:15)
Passenger 1: RA1 3 (Booking Status: W/L 29,GNWL)
Predictions: 0
confirm: 0
rac: 0
wl: 0
Journey: Mon Apr 30, 2012 @ 07:30
Class: Sleeper - SL   |   Tot Seats: Avbl 286
Travel: SA/Salem Junction   to   ADI/Ahmedabad Junction   |   1803 km / 2721 km
19567/Tuticorin - Okha Vivek Express (PT)
Entry# 411467

Posted by: anandsugan   23 blog posts   68 correct pred (62% accurate)
PNR: 485-xxxxxxx   |   Similar PNRs
Posted Status as of: Apr 29 2012 (19:52)
Passenger 1: S8,4/Coach Position:12 (Booking Status: W/L 37,CK)

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

Latest Status as of: Apr 29 2012 (19:54)
Passenger 1: S8,4/Coach Position:12 (Booking Status: W/L 37,CK)
Apr 09 2012 (14:55)   11013/Mumbai LTT - Coimbatore (Kurla) Express (PT)

Varun Thakur   12 blog posts   2 correct pred (50% accurate)
Entry# 392514            Tags   Past Edits
I am about to go take this train tomorrow till bangalore! i wanted to inquire regarding the food served in this train? Is the food from the PC good?

Apr 13 2012 (20:34)
anandsugan   23 blog posts   68 correct pred (62% accurate)
Re# 392514-1            Tags   Past Edits
I have travelled in this train once in every 2 months ...The food served is decent...

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Predictions: 20
confirm: 17
rac: 2
wl: 1
Journey: Mon Apr 16, 2012 @ 22:35
Class: AC 3-tier - 3A   |   Tot Seats: Avbl 108   |   Charting: < 18:30
Travel: LTT/Lokmanya Tilak Terminus   to   CBE/Coimbatore Main Junction   |   1513 km / 1513 km
11013/Mumbai LTT - Coimbatore (Kurla) Express (PT)
Entry# 383236

Posted by: anandsugan   23 blog posts   68 correct pred (62% accurate)
PNR: 842-xxxxxxx   |   Similar PNRs
Posted Status as of: Mar 29 2012 (12:27)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 20 (Booking Status: W/L 84,GNWL)
Chart NOT Prepared

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

Latest Status as of: Apr 16 2012 (16:04)
Passenger 1: Confirmed (Booking Status: W/L 84,GNWL)
Chart NOT Prepared
Mar 14 2012 (15:22)  

anandsugan   23 blog posts   68 correct pred (62% accurate)
Entry# 372732            Tags   Past Edits
Here is the list of new express trains, passenger trains, MEMU, DEMU, extension of run and increase in frequency of trains announced in Railway Budget 2012-13.
1. Kamakhya-Lokmanya Tilak (T) AC Express (Weekly) via Katihar, Mughalsarai, Itarsi
2. Secunderabad-Shalimar AC Express (Weekly) via Vijayawada
3. Bandra (T)- Bhuj AC Express (Tri-Weekly)
Delhi Sarai Rohilla-Udhampur AC Express (Tri-Weekly) via Ambala, Jalandhar
5. Coimbatore-Bikaner AC Express (Weekly) via Roha, Vasai Road, Ahmedabad, Jodhpur
6. Kakinada-Secunderabad AC Express (Tri-weekly)
7. Yesvantpur-Kochuveli AC Express (Weekly)
8. Chennai-Bangalore AC Double-decker Express (Daily)
9. Habibganj-Indore AC Double-decker Express (Daily)
10. Howrah-New Jalpaiguri Shatabdi Express (6 days a week) via Malda Town
11. Kamakhya-Tezpur Intercity Express (Daily)
12. Tiruchchirappalli-Tirunelveli Intercity Express (Daily) via Madurai, Virudunagar
13. Jabalpur-Singrauli Intercity Express (Daily) via New Katni Junction
14. Bidar-Secunderabad Intercity Express (6 days a week)
15. Kanpur-Allahabad Intercity Express (Daily)
16. Chhapra-Manduadih Intercity Express (Daily) via Phephna, Rasra, Mau, Aunrihar
17. Ranchi-Dumka Intercity Express (Daily) via Deoghar
18. Barbil-Chakradharpur Intercity Express (Daily) via Dongoaposi, Jhinkpani
19. Secunderabad-Belampalli Intercity Express (Daily) via Kazipet
20. New Jalpaiguri-New Cooch Behar Intercity Express (5 days a week)
21. Ahmedabad-Ajmer Intercity Express (Daily)
22. Dadar (T) – Tirunelveli Express (Weekly) via Roha, Coimbatore, Erode
23. Visakhapatnam-Chennai Express (Weekly)
24. Visakhapatnam-Sai Nagar Shirdi Express (Weekly) via Vijayawada, Manmad
25. Indore-Yesvantpur Express (Weekly) via Itarsi, Narkher, Amravati, Akola, Kacheguda
26. Ajmer-Haridwar Express (Tri-Weekly) via Delhi
27. Amravati-Pune Express (Bi-weekly) via Akola, Purna and Latur
28. Kacheguda-Madurai Express (Weekly) via Dharmavaram, Pakala, Jolarpettai
29. Bikaner-Puri Express (Weekly) via Jaipur, Kota, Katni Murwara, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur
30. Secunderabad-Darbhanga Express (Bi-weekly) via Ballarshah, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Ranchi, Jhajha
31. Bilaspur-Patna Express (Weekly) via Asansol, Jhajha
32. Howrah-Raxual Express (Bi-weekly) via Asansol, Jhajha, Barauni
33. Bhubaneswar-Bhawanipatna Link Express (Daily) via Vizianagaram
34. Puri-Yesvantpur Garib Rath Express (Weekly) via Visakhapatnam, Guntur
35. Sai Nagar Shirdi-Pandharpur Express (Tri-weekly) via Kurduwadi
36. Bhubaneswar-Tirupati Express (Weekly) via Visakhapatnam, Gudur
37. Visakhapatnam-Lokmanya Tilak (T) Express (Weekly) via Titlagarh, Raipur
38. Howrah-Lalkuan Express (Weekly) via Mughalsarai, Varanasi, Lucknow
39. Kolkata-Jaynagar Express (Weekly) via Asansol, Jhajha, Barauni
40. Dibrugarh-Kolkata Express (Weekly)
41. Firozpur-Sriganganagar Express (Daily) via Fazilka, Abohar
42. Jaipur-Secunderabad Express (Weekly) via Nagda, Bhopal, Narkher, Amravati, Akola
43. Okha-Jaipur Express (Weekly) via Palanpur, Ajmer
44. Adilabad-Hazur Sahib Nanded Express (Daily) via Mudkhed
45. Shalimar-Chennai Express (Weekly)
46. Mysore-Sai Nagar Shirdi Express (Weekly) via Bangalore, Dharmavaram, Bellary
47. Valsad-Jodhpur Express (Weekly) via Palanpur, Marwar
48. Porbander-Secunderabad Express (Weekly) via Viramgam, Vasai Road
49. Bandra (T) – Delhi Sarai Rohilla Express (Weekly) via Palanpur, Phulera
50. Hapa-Madgaon Express (Weekly) via Vasai Road, Roha
51. Bikaner-Bandra(T) Express (Weekly) via Jodhpur, Marwar, Ahmedabad
52. Ahmedabad-Gorakhpur Express (Weekly) via Palanpur, Jaipur, Mathura, Farrukhabad, Kanpur
53. Durg-Jagdalpur Express (Tri-Weekly) via Titlagarh
54. Mannargudi-Tirupati Express (Tri-Weekly) via Thiruvarur, Villupuram, Katpadi
55. Gandhidham-Bandra (T) Express (Weekly) via Morbi
56. Kota-Hanumangarh Express (Daily) via Jaipur, Degana, Bikaner
57. Jhansi-Mumbai Express (Weekly) via Gwalior, Maksi, Nagda
58. Secunderabad-Nagpur Express (Triweekly) via Kazipet
59. Kanpur-Amritsar Express (Weekly) via Farrukhabad, Bareilly
60. Chappra-Lucknow Express (Tri-Weekly) via Masrakh, Thawe, Padrauna
61. Karimnagar-Tirupati Express (Weekly) via Pedapalli
62. Anandvihar-Haldia Express (Weekly) via Mughalsarai, Gomoh, Purulia
63. Barrackpore-Azamgarh Express (Weekly) via Jhajha, Ballia, Mau
64. Indore-Rewa Express (Tri-weekly) via Bina
65. Running of independent train between Jabalpur-Hazrat Nizamuddin by delinking from 12405/12406 Bhusawal-Hazrat Nizamuddin and 12409/12410 Raigarh-Nizamuddin Gondwana Express
66. Darbhanga-Ajmer Express (Weekly) via Raxaul, Sitapur, Bareilly, Kasganj, Mathura
67. Solapur-Yesvantpur Express (Tri-weekly) via Gulbarga
68. Chennai-Puri Express (Weekly)
69. Hyderabad-Ajmer Express (Weekly) via Manmad, Itarsi, Ratlam
70. Asansol-Chennai Express (Weekly) via Purulia, Sambalpur, Vizianagaram
71. Shalimar-Bhuj Express (Weekly) via Bilaspur, Katni, Bhopal
72. Amritsar-Hazur Sahib Nanded Express (Weekly)
73. Santragachi-Ajmer Express (Weekly) via Kharagpur, Chandil, Barkakana, Katni, Kota
74. Malda Town-Surat Express (Weekly) via Rampur Hat, Asansol, Nagpur
75. Dwarka-Somnath Express (Daily)
Passenger Trains
1. Koderma-Nawadih Passenger (6 Days)
2. Sriganganagar-Suratgarh Passenger (Daily)
3. Yerraguntla-Nosam/Nanganapalli Passenger (Daily)
4. Villupuram-Katpadi Passenger (Daily)
5. Gunupur-Palasa (via Parlakhemundi) Passenger (Daily)
6. Ajmer-Pushkar Passenger (5 Days)
7. Kota-Jhalawar City Passenger (Daily)
8. Bareilly-Kasganj Passenger (Daily)
9. Anandnagar-Barahani Passenger (Daily)
10. Rangiya-Tezpur Passenger (Daily)
11. Mysore-Shravan belgola (Daily)
12. Jodhpur-Bilara Passenger (Daily)
13. Villupuram-Mayiladuthurai Passenger (Daily)
14. Rohtak-Panipat Passenger (Daily)
15. Miraj-Kurudwadi Passenger (Daily)
16. Phulera-Rewari Passenger (Daily)
17. Mysore-Chamarajanagar Passenger (Daily)
18. Gorakhpur-Siwan Passenger (Daily)
19. Running of independent Passenger trains between Rewa-Bilaspur and Rewa-Chirmiri by delinking from 51751/51752 Rewa-Bilaspur Passenger and 51753/51754 Rewa-Chirmir Passenger
20. Mysore-Birur Passenger via Arsikere (Daily)
21. Jhansi-Tikamgarh Passenger via Lalitpur
1. Dahod-Anand
2. Anand-Gandhinagar
3. Bina-Bhopal MEMU service in lieu of conventional services
4. Palakkad-Coimbatore-Erode
5. Ernakulam-Thrisur
6. Adra-Asansol
7. Adra-Bishnupur via Bankura
8. Sealdah-Lalgola
1. Baripada-Bangriposi(Daily)
2. Masagram-Matnashibpur (Daily)
3. Mannargudi-Trichy-Manamadurai (Daily)
4. Hoshiarpur-Firozpur (Daily)
5. Siliguri-Changrabandha (Daily)
6. Pratapnagar-Chota Udepur (Daily)
7. New Jalpaiguri-Bamanhat DEMU service in lieu of conventional services
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