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Yesterday (08:04)   Bengaluru-Hassan broad gauge line may open next month

rdb*^   126086 news posts
Entry# 2176314   News Entry# 294636         Tags   Past Edits
MYSURU: After nearly 21 years, the Bengaluru-Hassan broad gauge line may be operational from mid-March 2017. The project for the 172-km stretch between Bengaluru and Hassan was sanctioned in 1996 when HD Deve Gowda was the Prime Minister.
In 1996, the project cost was Rs 295 crore but now due to delay for various reasons, including land allotment and sanction of money, it costs Rs 1,289.92 crore. Once operational, the travel distance from Bengaluru to Hassan will be reduced by 50km via Arsikere and about 87km via Mysuru. The distance between Bengaluru and Hassan is 259km via Mysuru and 213km via Arsikere.
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new line will connect Bengaluru (starting point Chikkabanavar) with Hassan via Nelamangala, Kunigal, Yediyur and Shravanabelagola. The track is almost parallel to National Highway 48 (Bengaluru and Mangaluru). The Hassan-Shravanabelagola line, a 44km stretch, was opened in 2006, but the project didn't proceed until 2010 due to shortage of funds and land. The project gained momentum in 2010 when the state government agreed to bear half the project cost and by then, railways had spent Rs 335 crore.It will also reduce the travel time between Bengaluru and Mangaluru. The 368-km route from Bengaluru will be 10.5 hour till Mangaluru and will help the existing route via Mysuru and Hassan which takes nearly 12 hours and Arsikere and Hassan take 11.15hours. The new line will also help devotees going to Shravanabelagola.
It was a long-pending demand of the Jain community.
The Commissioner for Railway Safety (CRS) conducted statutory inspection of the section from Nelamangala to Shravanabelagola. The section from Bengaluru and Nelamangala on one end and Hassan and Shravanabelagola on the other has already been commissioned for passenger traffic. The stretch from Nelamangala to Shravanabelagola will be operational after CRS authorization.
Sanjiv Agarwal, divisional railway manager, Bengaluru Division, South Western Railway, said, "For most projects, funding and land are the two bottlenecks. There was no proper assured funding for this project and there were some land issues which were later resolved. Now, we're awaiting authorization from the Commissioner of Railway Safety. We require more staff, at least 100 to start with."

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MJ*^   8569 blog posts   11560 correct pred (68% accurate)
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Future trains like Gulbarga/bidar-mangalore via bengaluru or Hyderabad to Mangalore via bengaluru-shravanbelgola ,and mangalore- Vijayawada ,Vizag might get kick-start with comssioning of the new line it will be a landmark connectivity for coastal and hassan Dust to other Karnataka counterparts

  
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JNTUH down down~   277 blog posts   52 correct pred (75% accurate)
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Hyderabad lacks a proper connectivity with interior KA. Hope that gets fulfilled in future.

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MJ*^   8569 blog posts   11560 correct pred (68% accurate)
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Change category to GREETINGS.

  
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Feb 20 2017 (11:13)   Yeshwantpur, Bangalore Cantt Stations to turn Nerve Centres in 4 years

Anurag WAPAHOLIC~   846 news posts
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BANGALORE: Yeshwantpur and Bangalore Cantonment stations would be upgraded into world-class stations in the next four years if the project launched on Wednesday by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu is executed without a hitch.
South Western Railway (SWR) general manager A K Gupta said 23 stations across the country have been selected and Bengaluru has the distinction of having two of its stations in the list. Interacting with the media before the minister launched the stations redevelopment programme in New Delhi, Gupta said the projects will make the stations the nerve centres of the city, besides providing high-quality passenger amenities.
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has set June 6 as deadline for submission of documents for bidders. When asked about the timeline of the project, he said the work order will be placed within an year and the project is expected to be completed within three years.
As per the Public Private Partnership (PPP) model, Yeshwantpur station will be developed at a cost of Rs 100 crore and Cantonment station at Rs 80 crore. Both amounts are indicative as the bidder can propose a project at a higher cost. In return, the developer will get 45-year lease of 2.25 acres of land near Cantonment station and 20 acres adjacent to Yeshwantpur station.
SWR officials said Mysuru, Belagavi, Ballari, Vijayapura, Dharwad and Bangarpet are among the 15 stations that will be proposed for inclusion in phase II of the programme.
Project nodal officer and SWR chief planning and design engineer D K Garg, who briefed the media and investors, said the stations will be connected to the existing transport systems, including Metro, bus and taxis. Accessibility of Cantonment station will be improved, Garg said. The developer will have to maintain the station for 15 years, during which he will share the revenue generated through advertisement and leasing of stalls on the premises.

  
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Feb 20 2017 (11:53)
MJ*^   8569 blog posts   11560 correct pred (68% accurate)
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Ballari ,Bijapur,belagavi,dharwad? As world class stations? Is it really that much passenger much needy stations? First connect all ofthose with other remote stations then upgrade again billions invain

  
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Mangaluru deserves to be division~   4073 blog posts   301 correct pred (69% accurate)
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Ballari(near Hampi) and Vijayapura are listed because of foreign tourist destination. Belagavi might be for second capital of KA and Dharwad is like YPR back up station of Hubballi, in future north bound trains can start from here.
  
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Feb 17 2017 (11:56)   Zone Hqtrs can be shifted to Guntur

Mangalagiri   7 news posts
Entry# 2167865   News Entry# 294138         Tags   Past Edits
గుంటూరు రైౖల్వే, న్యూస్‌టుడే: దేశ వ్యాప్తంగా 400 రైల్వే స్టేషన్లను ప్రభుత్వ, ప్రైవేటు భాగస్వామ్యంతో అభివృద్ధి చేయాలని రైల్వే బోర్డు నిర్ణయించినట్లు ద.మ.రైల్వే జనరల్‌ మేనేజరు వినోద్‌కుమార్‌ యాదవ్‌ తెలిపారు. పగిడిపల్లి నుంచి గుంటూరు వరకు వార్షిక తనిఖీలు నిర్వహించేందుకు ఉన్నతాధికారులతో కలిసి ప్రత్యేక రైలులో వచ్చిన ఆయన గుంటూరు రైల్వే స్టేషన్‌లో గురువారం రాత్రి విలేకరులతో మాట్లాడారు. ఎంపిక చేసిన స్టేషన్లలో బహుళ సేవల కేంద్రాలుగా అభివృద్ధి చేయాలని రైల్వే శాఖ భావిస్తోందన్నారు. ఇందుకు సంబంధించిన పనులు వచ్చే ఆర్థిక సంవత్సరం నుంచి ప్రారంభమవుతాయన్నారు. ఆంధ్రప్రదేశ్‌ రాష్ట్రంలో ముఖ్యమైన నడికుడి - శ్రీకాళహస్తి రెండో దశ పనులు త్వరలోనే ప్రారంభిస్తామని హామీ ఇచ్చారు. నడికుడి-శ్రీకాళహస్తి మొదటి దశ 28 కి.మీ మార్గం పనులు 2017లో పూర్తి చేస్తామన్నారు. భూసేకరణ ప్రక్రియ పూర్తవగానే రెండో దశ పనులు ప్రారంభిస్తామన్నారు. గుంటూరు-తెనాలి డబ్లింగ్‌ విద్యుదీకరణ పనులు జరుగుతున్నాయన్నారు. నల్లపాడు-దిగువమెట్ల విద్యుదీకరణ పనులు తుది దశకు వచ్చాయన్నారు. అమరావతికి ప్రధాన లైను ఏర్పాటు చేసేందుకు రూ.2,680 కోట్ల అంచనా వ్యయంతో కేంద్రం నూతన ప్రాజెక్టును ఆమోదించిందన్నారు. గుంటూరు రైల్వే స్టేషన్‌లో ఎస్కలేటర్‌ ఏర్పాటుతో పాటు పలు అభివృద్ధి పనులు చేపడుతున్నామన్నారు. నూతనంగా నిర్మించిన రెండు పడకల బహుళ అంతస్తుల భవనాన్ని, రైల్వే రక్షక దళం బ్యారెక్స్‌ను ప్రారంభించారు. అధికారులకు ఆయన పలు సూచనలు, సలహాలిచ్చారు. ఆయనతో పాటు డీఆర్‌ఎం విజయశర్మతో పాటు పలువురు అధికారులున్నారు. అనంతరం నల్లపాడులోని...
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రైల్వే హాలులో ఆయన గౌరవార్థం ఏర్పాటు చేసిన ప్రత్యేక కార్యక్రమంలో పాల్గొన్నారు.
గుంటూరు రైల్వే డివిజన్‌కు ప్రాధాన్యం ఇవ్వాలి ఎంపీ రాయపాటి సాంబశివరావు
విశాఖపట్నంలో నూతన జోన్‌ ఏర్పాటు చేసేందుకు సాంకేతికపరమైన సమస్యలుంటే తాత్కాలికంగా గుంటూరు, విజయవాడలో ప్రారంభించవచ్చని జీఏంకు సూచించారు. అనంతరం దాన్ని అక్కడికి మార్చేందుకు తమకు అభ్యంతరం లేదు.నూతన రాజధాని అమరావతికి రైలు మార్గం పనులు వీలైనంత త్వరగా ప్రారంభించాలి. గుంటూరు నుంచి వినుకొండ, మాచర్లకు డెమో రైళ్లను నడపాలి. గుంటూరు - చెన్నై-తిరుపతికి పగలు రైళ్లను నడపాలి. నాగార్జున ఎక్స్‌ప్రెస్‌ను పునరుద్ధరించాలి. పలు ఎక్స్‌ప్రెస్‌ రైళ్లకు నరసరావుపేట, వినుకొండ, పెదకూరపాడు, మంగళగిరి స్టేషన్లలో ఆపాలి. విజయవాడ-ధర్మవరం రైలులో సాధారణ బోగీలను ఏర్పాటు చేయాలి.
ట్రాఫిక్‌ సమస్యను పరిష్కరించాలి వేణుగోపాలరెడ్డి, శాసనసభ్యులు
గుంటూరు నగరంలో ట్రాఫిక్‌ సమస్యను పరిష్కరించేందుకు ప్రయత్నించాలి. అరండల్‌పేట ఆర్‌ఓబీని విస్తరించడం లేదా కొత్తది నిర్మించాలి. నెహ్రూనగర్‌, శ్యామలానగర్‌లో ఆర్‌యూబీ నిర్మించాలి. బ్రాడీపేట గేటును తెరవాలి.నల్లపాడు - గుంటూరు మధ్యన కొత్త రైల్వే స్టేషన్‌ను ప్రారంభించాలి.
సదుపాయాలు కల్పించాలి ద.మ.రైల్వే ఎంప్లాయిస్‌ సంఘ్‌ మండల కార్యదర్శి విశ్వేశ్వరరావు
ఔషధాల కొనుగోలుకు అదనపు బడ్జెటü కేటాయించాలి. అదనపు వైద్యులను మంజూరు చేయాలి. వైఫై సదుపాయాన్ని ఇతర ప్రధాన రైల్వే స్టేషన్లలోనూ కల్పించాలి. అదనపు స్టేషన్లకు అవసరమైన పోస్టులను మంజూరు చేయాలి. డీఆర్‌ఎం కార్యాలయంలో అదనపు అంతస్తు నిర్మించాలి.
ఆరోగ్య పరీక్షలు నిర్వహించాలి ద.మ.రైల్వే మజ్దూర్‌ యూనియన్‌ మండల కార్యదర్శి హనుమంతరావు
ఉద్యోగులందరికీ ఆరోగ్య పరీక్షలు నిర్వహించాలి. గుంటూరు డివిజన్‌ మీదుగా నడిచే రైళ్లలో న్యాయపరంగా తమ కార్మికులకే విధులు కేటాయించాలి. అవసరమైన మేర రైల్వే క్వార్టర్స్‌ నిర్మించాలి. నరసరావుపేటలో సామాజిక భవనం ఏర్పాటు చేయాలి. నంధ్యాల, నల్గొండలలో రిఫరల్‌ ఆసుపత్రి సౌకర్యం కల్పించాలి. రైల్‌మహల్‌లో లిప్టు ఏర్పాటు చేయాలి. రైల్వే క్వార్టర్స్‌లో తాగునీరు సదుపాయం కల్పించాలి. పనిభారం ఆధారంగా పోస్టులు మంజూరు చేయాలి.

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Feb 17 2017 (13:51)
MJ*^   8569 blog posts   11560 correct pred (68% accurate)
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Ikkada kotta zone nirminchi dani rajdhani Vizag ga cheyalani round the corner uhalu akkada Guntur ni HQ cheyalani vinnapalu jarugutunnai ,PSLV laga railway zone matter ni kuda grand launch nirvahinchabotunnaru all ennikala aata

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Feb 17 2017 (09:49)  

MJ*^   8569 blog posts   11560 correct pred (68% accurate)
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Off topic
Our spice jet flight is preponed at 7:20am ,schd dept 8:20am from mumbai-bengaluru,on 13 march so does it allow cancelling ticket as full refund?

  
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Feb 17 2017 (10:02)
mthcdoshi~   858 blog posts   3327 correct pred (89% accurate)
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if the flight preponed than you are eleigible for full refund

  
Feb 17 2017 (11:03)
VijayAditya*   1618 blog posts   29 correct pred (69% accurate)
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Yes, if the flight is preponed by 60 minutes or more, passenger is eligible for full refund.

  
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Feb 17 2017 (13:13)
Ferroequinologist*^~   11427 blog posts   82 correct pred (71% accurate)
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FULL REFUND.
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18. In the event Spicejet:
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twenty (120) minutes or more,
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the affected passengers shall be entitled either for:
full refund of the amount paid by them; or
to be accommodated on alternate flight(s) for the same sector for next or preceding seven (07) days from the original date of journey, subject to availability and SpiceJet’s discretion.
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Feb 13 2017 (21:46)   My Story: This Is How Caterers Are Scamming Passengers Travelling In Indian Railway

DhnEcr~   29 news posts
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All of us use catering services while travelling in a train. Almost every time we pay the caterers the amount they ask, without actually enquiring about the prices. The Logical Indian has been trying to create awareness on this issue and how we can avoid getting cheated. Protapta Das shares his experience on his timeline.
“Last week I was travelling from Visakhapatnam to Howrah in Yesvantpur-Howrah Express. Ordered Veg. meal from the pantry car, as per waiter it was Rs.90/- only. I always have in mind that these people are charging very high for the meals but never took it seriously. But this time I determined to inquire about it. Googled about the rate card and menu, found this website, IRCTC Help:
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IRCTC Latest Food Menu Rates. I was shocked when I saw the prices –
Veg meals which pantry car person was selling at Rs 90 was priced only Rs 50/-
Non-Veg Meals pantry car rate was priced Rs 100 is only Rs 55/-
Two more options are also available as Standard Thali Meals- Veg and Non-Veg atRs 35 and Rs 40.
After meals, I handed over Rs 50 to the waiter, but he was demanding Rs 90. I asked him about the RATE CARD; he refused to have any such thing. Shown him the above website and rates, he was told that Rs. 50 will be ok, but DON’T TELL ANYONE. I was so furious, travelled all the way from 13th coach to 1st coach to the pantry car.
And on my way, informed co-passengers who were taking the meals from pantry about this scam. Met the Pantry-In-charge. Enquired about this. He was also telling the same story, rate cards are missing right now but will shortly get the new one. About the jacked price of the meal, he was mum. Lodged a complaint in his Complaint register, which he handed over to me after half an hour.
Initially, he was pleading not to write the complaint but after writing the complaint, he was like nobody will see this, it will go into dustbin that’s it. To my surprise, against my complaint (he is obliged to give reason in writing – triplet complaint copies – one has to handed over to customer) he wrote “taken only Rs 50 from customer Bill No XXX and this customer writes complaint every time he travels.The same situation is in almost every train, pantry car meals price are jacked up as no one questions them, no one asks about the rate card.
As per one of the estimate, every day around 25 million passenger travel from Indian Railways, if only 0.5% of these passengers takes either lunch or dinner from pantry cars, extra Rs 30 on each meal will make these people rich by Rs 3,75,00,000 each day.
ENORMOUS !
Please do insist for bill every time you order food from a Railway pantry car.”

You can read about the prices here: Revised Tariff for tea, coffee, breakfast and standard meals. Download the pdf file and take it whenever you are travelling. To have the idea of what actual prices are, here we are attaching the menu.
Also Read: My Story: This Is How The Vendor In Train Cheated On The Passenger

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Feb 13 2017 (22:15)
MJ*^   8569 blog posts   11560 correct pred (68% accurate)
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This news post is a wake-up call for all of us,hats off to the daring man

  
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Feb 13 2017 (22:24)
Divert ShalimarGorakhpur Express via BKSC*^   4285 blog posts   4499 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 2163399-3            Tags   Past Edits
Yes. Now, I am going to ask the same. I will not pay what I used to.

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Feb 10 2017 (14:56)   BAY/Ballari Junction (Bellary) (4 PFs)

Muzzammil Cool   44 blog posts   29 correct pred (83% accurate)
Entry# 2158857            Tags   Past Edits
#admin Plz update BAY Track As Construction- Electrification of double diesel Line under station info work already started btw GTL-HPT

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Feb 11 2017 (15:03)
MJ*^   8569 blog posts   11560 correct pred (68% accurate)
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Between bay-hpt or bay-gtl

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Feb 11 2017 (17:19)
Foamer~   1265 blog posts
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It's on between GTL-BAY-HPT. It's updated on IRI atlas.
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What the member is saying is that the the info on station page of BAY says single diesel line. It should be "Electrification of Double line".
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HPT should be "Electrification of Double line".

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Feb 13 2017 (19:55)
Muzzammil Cool   44 blog posts   29 correct pred (83% accurate)
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Yes just the modification on the station page info #moderator.. HPT-BAY-GTL electrification work started

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Feb 13 2017 (12:04)  

MJ*^   8569 blog posts   11560 correct pred (68% accurate)
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Many many returns of the day to saurabh da and aravind kuttyji and happy Monday to all of u
Happy birthday from iri express

  
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Feb 13 2017 (16:44)
Kishor*^~   4576 blog posts   123 correct pred (63% accurate)
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Greetings for Birthday to Arvind ji and Saurabh ji
  
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Jan 22 2017 (10:00)   16128/Guruvayur - Chennai Egmore Express | RPM/WAP-7

Main nd around in VM TPJ Sud be Diesel~   1026 blog posts   6 correct pred (77% accurate)
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My trip in GUV/TN-MS exp on 2nd jan 2017 frm ALU-MS
To be in brief:-
1.Loco RPM WAP7
2.Max speed 107
3.Best Happening Parallel action with PDY-MAQ exp at VM outer
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line between tiruvennainallur nd VM was opened
Pics:-
1.Cute OHE van @ALU
2.My train arrives at pf3 with RPM WAP7
3.Pennedam SB
After VRI
4.Xing with Vaigai with RPM WAP7 30475
5.Xing with VM-MDU pass with RPM WAP7 30426 ND DEAD GOC WDG 3A 13157
6.Xing with CGL-TEN special with ED WDM 3D 11295
At VM outer
7.,8.GOC WDS 6 36014 shunting rakes of PDY-MAQ exp in paralel with us
9.TB of PDY-MAQ Exp
After VM
10.Xing with Pallavan exp with RPM WAP7
11.Xing with MS-TCN exp with WAP1
12.OT a goods rake at MLMR with LDH WAG7
13.Xing MS-CAPE with WAP4 (No pic)
Around CGL
14.Xing Sethu exp with RPM WAP7
15.Xing TBM-VM pass with WAP loco
16.AJJ-CGL Pass with TNP WDM2
17.MS-PDY exp with WAM4 fully jam packed
18.And finally max speed is 107

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Feb 13 2017 (12:19)
MJ*^   8569 blog posts   11560 correct pred (68% accurate)
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Sir ur pics are very beautiful but already there are train board and station board pics updated we are unable to oblige u but anyhow ur railfanning is very appreaciable

  
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Feb 13 2017 (14:08)
Main nd around in VM TPJ Sud be Diesel~   1026 blog posts   6 correct pred (77% accurate)
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Bro but pics can be added
  
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Feb 13 2017 (10:42)   12263/Pune - Hazrat Nizamuddin AC Duronto Express

manojpune   179 blog posts
Entry# 2162475            Tags   Past Edits
Why do passengers prefer train over Air even when are fares are lesser than Train Fare AC3T (Attached screen shots, half of the berths have been booked, hence Train Fare has increased).

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Feb 13 2017 (12:01)
MJ*^   8569 blog posts   11560 correct pred (68% accurate)
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Earlier Venkat Anna posted pune-bengaluru airfare 888,mumbai-bengaluru airfare 1300 change so end to end people will prefer air owing to high 3a fare of 1800-2500 in this sector and utmost the timing flight takes roughly round 1hr-90mns, railways is steadily losing the long distance battle to airways
For instance i myself have booked bengaluru-new Delhi on 4 march 2017 for a price of 2000 all inclusive and 2hr 15 mns journey the same would cost around 2200-4000 in Kk,ksk or rajdhani 3A that too 2 nights one day obviously for me time matters.
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Slowly and steadily the so-called DYNAMIC,FLEXI FARE pricing of railways is paving to airways to clinch the crown

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