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Feb 08 2017 (09:21)   17416/Haripriya Express

gpkadni   6 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 2155656            Tags   Past Edits
This train normally is taken on PF4 at Hubli. Please be careful. No announcements would be made.
  
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Feb 27 2016 (14:01)   11028/Chennai Central - Mumbai CST Mail
 

gpkadni   6 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 1751358            Tags   Past Edits
When are we going to see 24 coaches in this train.

  
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Feb 27 2016 (19:18)
mehmoodsayed   149 blog posts
Re# 1751358-1            Tags   Past Edits
I think the major issue is pune junction. Being a big city it has only 6 platforms out of which only platform 1 is capable of handling 23/24 coach trains. Rest are not that long. And many a times due to platform unavailability trains have to halt for long time at outer. This is also perhaps one reason for South bound trains getting diesel-powered locos from Mumbai itself in order to avoid Loco change time at pune junction. Perhaps some senior members can correct me if i am wrong and throw more light on it.
  
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Jan 25 2016 (12:52)  
 

gpkadni   6 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 1720710            Tags   Past Edits
Kindly add the E-chains (sigma) for the following route : MALM to MAS : First from MALM to RU by 17429 Rayalaseema Exp Dep from MALM at 22-30; arrival at RU at 05-55 the next day. Connection to MAS by 16204 from RU at 07-35 and arrival at MAS 10-45.
  
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Sep 18 2015 (13:41)   12276/New Delhi - Allahabad Duronto Express

gpkadni   6 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 1593506            Tags   Past Edits
I travelled in this train 2 years back from NDLS to ALD. Got confirmed berths in S1 through tatkal. Found that these berths were occupied by some others. On a query, got SMS that my berths have been upgraded to BE coach. Did not have much time to venture out to PF for change. as it was time for departure. Had to go through all the vestibules through 6 to 7 coaches to reach my coach.
There after it was very good sleep to be woken by the sounds to see a before time arrival at ALD.
  
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Nov 10 2013 (14:11)   12658/KSR Bengaluru City - Chennai Central Mail (PT)

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Entry# 901905            Tags   Past Edits
A very punctual train- the best way to travel is hit the berth as soon as you board the train- TTE will wake you up and ask for the tickets just show and get back to sleep- Every minute you lose in your sleep is precious because this train is so over punctual that he never lets you sleep the complete journey- sometimes reaches by 4:15
Make sure you board at the 1st station and de-board at the last- getting down at any suburb station is not worth losing sleep
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experienced in suburb: Perambur at 03:40AM

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Aug 12 2015 (10:24)
gpkadni   6 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 901905-5            Tags   Past Edits
I also hit the berth immediately on boarding - before the train starts at around 22-10 itself; but be watchful for your luggage. Sleep hard when the train starts. There might be some disturbance at BNC for addl boarding, if any berths are vacant in you bay. Better to set alarm for getting down at PER at around 03-50.
This train normally trails Kerala exp from JTJ upto KPD. Sometimes, this mail is detained till in JTJ till Kerala exp departure.
  
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Nov 12 2013 (22:37)   12275/Allahabad - New Delhi Duronto Express

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Entry# 904713            Tags   Past Edits
No Pantry car attached. No Catering. Better take some food & water at Allahabad itself.

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Aug 06 2015 (14:52)
gpkadni   6 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
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During my only travel last year, I had booked tatkal from NDLS to ALD in S1. When I was boarding, pleasent shock, my berth was upgraded to 3AC. Inspite of the difficulty in shifting the luggages after the train started, it was a wonderful journey reaching ALD very much on time.

  
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Aug 06 2015 (15:00)
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Re# 904713-4            Tags   Past Edits
thanks for sharing your experience sir. :)
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