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Jul 23 2016 (13:56)  
 

ashvin30   20 blog posts
Entry# 1938922            Tags   Past Edits
Arriving at Anand Vihar Terminal for first time. Can anyone tell me whether porters & taxi available early morning at about 6.30?

  
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Jul 23 2016 (14:15)
Rajasthan is backward in Railway~   176 blog posts   262 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1938922-1            Tags   Past Edits
where u would like to go,but no matter taxi from 4.30 A.M On ward avilable in delhi and one more options u can use is metro if u don't have more luggage

  
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Jul 23 2016 (15:28)
ashvin30   20 blog posts
Re# 1938922-2            Tags   Past Edits
I have to go to Gurgaon. Are porters available? I have luggage.

  
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Jul 23 2016 (15:30)
hiprasoon   321 blog posts   59 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 1938922-3            Tags   Past Edits
Yes, you will get. Better to book Ola/Uber as they are economical.

  
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Jul 23 2016 (15:31)
ashvin30   20 blog posts
Re# 1938922-4            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks..
  
General Travel
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Mar 29 2014 (19:56)   12246/Yesvantpur - Howrah Duronto Express
 

ashvin30   20 blog posts
Entry# 1040459            Tags   Past Edits
My daughter & her friends travelled from Bangalore to Kolkata on the Duronto on 28th March. As this forum had adviced, the Kamats restaurant was quite good where they had their breakfast. Of all the meals served in the train, the lunch on the first day was the best which consisted of roomali roti, dal, paneer & pulao. All the items were hot & good. Teatime they were served a sandwhich, a packet of peanuts , petha & coffee.
Dinner time, the mutter paneer was excellent but dal did not match up to the lunchtime dal. The parathas were thick thus disappointing. Somehow they conned extra helpings of the ice cream which kept them happy.Breakfast ( butter toast, boiled eggs &
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Amul kool milk) & lunch (dal, mix veg) were regular fare though the mishti doi was good.
Overall, the fare served was decent & makes one gravitate back to train travel. WiFi services, now available on most long distance trains was missing. The railways need to consider an option of providing aerated drinks & frozen snacks (which can be air fried) in the pantry car on payment for people looking for a change in food.

  
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Mar 29 2014 (20:00)
Hussain*^~   19719 blog posts   358830 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 1040459-1            Tags   Past Edits
At the moment Wi-fi services are available only in Howrah Rajdhani... :)

  
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Mar 29 2014 (20:02)
ಅಶೋಕ್ अशोक Ashok*^~   18004 blog posts   37955 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 1040459-2            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks for the detailed feedback.
  
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Mar 21 2014 (23:11)   YPR/Yesvantpur Junction (6 PFs)

KJM SBC YPR~   420 blog posts   48 correct pred (67% accurate)
Entry# 1032151            Tags   Past Edits
KAMAT restaurant now on platform 6 at YPR. Good and tasty food.

  
Mar 28 2014 (11:45)
ashvin30   20 blog posts
Re# 1032151-1            Tags   Past Edits
Adviced my daughter after reading this post. She found it good. Thanks for the tip.

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Jun 05 2012 (15:55)   12293/Mumbai LTT - Allahabad AC Duronto Express
 

Guest: 7e32421e   show all posts
Entry# 445398            Tags   Past Edits
i have booked tkt on 12293 duronto exp from LTT to ALlahabad, and want to getdown in Satna, As Satna is not a commercial halt only technical halt so in any case it may happen it does not stop at Satna station???

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Jun 05 2012 (15:59)
ashvin30   20 blog posts
Re# 445398-2            Tags   Past Edits
You cannot board the train, but de-training should not be a problem.

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Jun 05 2012 (16:14)
ashvin30   20 blog posts
Re# 445398-5            Tags   Past Edits
No chance

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Jun 05 2012 (16:21)
ashvin30   20 blog posts
Re# 445398-8            Tags   Past Edits
Technical halt means it will definitely halt. But it might not be on platform.

  
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Jun 10 2012 (21:04)
Guest: 1861013e   show all posts
Re# 445398-9            Tags   Past Edits
at satna...it halts for diesel filling n staff change so it vl halt on platform....

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Jun 05 2012 (15:58)   12294/Allahabad - Mumbai LTT AC Duronto Express
 

ashvin30   20 blog posts
Entry# 445402            Tags   Past Edits
What meals are available on Allahabad - Mumbai Duranto ?

  
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Jun 05 2012 (17:38)
Guest: 86b69871   show all posts
Re# 445402-1            Tags   Past Edits
Yep taj continental menu
  
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Jun 02 2012 (14:24)  
 

ashvin30   20 blog posts
Entry# 442648            Tags   Past Edits
Can anyone give me an idea as to what waiting is normal to get cleared in New Delhi - Howrah Rajdhani & New Delhi - Sealdah Duranto for AC2 class?

  
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Jun 02 2012 (14:29)
manish_jena   6 blog posts
Re# 442648-1            Tags   Past Edits
up to wl-5

  
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Jun 02 2012 (14:31)
ashvin30   20 blog posts
Re# 442648-2            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks
  
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May 06 2012 (18:37)  
 

ashvin30   20 blog posts
Entry# 418019            Tags   Past Edits
I have an AC2 ticket, but wish to travel in AC1. Can I get the ticket converted enroute/on train or do I have to buy a new ticket prior to travel? I remember that previously there was a provision of conversion but some people are saying it has been abolished.

  
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May 06 2012 (18:51)
SRG*^~   35107 blog posts   155391 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 418019-1            Tags   Past Edits
You can try for up-gradation on-board the train if availability is there giving difference fare...If you want to book now you have to book a fresh ticket...

  
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May 06 2012 (18:56)
APS*^   3490 blog posts   17 correct pred (54% accurate)
Re# 418019-2            Tags   Past Edits
conversion option is still there......

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Apr 23 2012 (13:12)  
 

ashvin30   20 blog posts
Entry# 405065            Tags   Past Edits
There used to be a medium gauge train running from Lucknow Alambagh to Lal Kuan. The same is not showing in train searches. Is it not running anymore?

  
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Apr 23 2012 (13:12)
ArkChat921*^   5921 blog posts   3430 correct pred (60% accurate)
Re# 405065-1            Tags   Past Edits
Most probably the gauge has been converted...

  
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Apr 23 2012 (13:20)
Gulshanrkp*^   1309 blog posts   100 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 405065-2            Tags   Past Edits
The train was 15308 Nainital Exp from 'AISHBAGH' to Lal Kuan. Now a days its running till Bareily due to gauge conversion

  
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Apr 23 2012 (13:47)
ashvin30   20 blog posts
Re# 405065-3            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks for the info.
  
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Feb 22 2012 (21:07)   12301/Howrah - New Delhi Rajdhani Express (via Gaya)
 

ashvin30   20 blog posts
Entry# 355723            Tags   Past Edits
Wonder why is there a jerking movement in all LBH passenger rakes?

  
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Mar 01 2012 (16:43)
thewanderer*^   2135 blog posts   908 correct pred (79% accurate)
Re# 355723-1            Tags   Past Edits
cbc coupling no buffers

  
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Mar 12 2012 (18:34)
ashvin30   20 blog posts
Re# 355723-2            Tags   Past Edits
Wonder why railways are doing nothing to correct this jerking? I nearly fell while travelling in a Rajdhani & a lady in front spilt hot coffee over her. Wrote a complaint but there was not even an acknowledgement. Always thought that the railways are very prompt in the followthrough.

  
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Mar 12 2012 (18:36)
Guest: 7fc04ff7   show all posts
Re# 355723-3            Tags   Past Edits
Yes same problem me also, in toilet, things don`t go in hole becoz of jerking and is scattered everywhere.

  
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Mar 13 2012 (21:41)
thewanderer*^   2135 blog posts   908 correct pred (79% accurate)
Re# 355723-4            Tags   Past Edits
railways have already taken steps. new lhbs are being provided with air springs so that jerk is much less. however, they cant dump the older lhbs right now as there is already high rolling stock crisis. so we have to bear with it
  
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Mar 11 2012 (17:59)   12293/Mumbai LTT - Allahabad AC Duronto Express
 

thewanderer*^   2135 blog posts   908 correct pred (79% accurate)
Entry# 370361            Tags   Past Edits
coach composition:loco-eog-b8-b7-b6-b5-b4-b3-b2-b1-pc-a3-a2-a1-h1-eog. train runs with old icf tvc rajdhani coaches wrapped in duronto vinyl. admins please update

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Mar 12 2012 (18:47)
ashvin30   20 blog posts
Re# 370361-6            Tags   Past Edits
Dear Arnab, Thanks for the detailed info on this train & the video.
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