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Oct 12 2016 (12:27)   Security stepped up at Pune Railway station over rising robbery cases
 

Jayashree ❖ Amita*^   36786 news posts
Entry# 2020638   News Entry# 282851         Tags   Past Edits
After a gang of autorickshaw drivers was nabbed for robbing the passengers after picking them up from Pune Railway Station, the government Railway Police have increased the surveillance at the station premises and have started making announcements asking passengers to take precautions while boarding as well as during the travel.
Earlier this month, the cyber cell of Pune Police had busted a gang of autorickshaw drivers who had looted over 50 people in a year. They picked up passengers from the Pune station and stopped their vehicle in midway, claiming a break down. They would then offer to arrange for an alternative vehicle and called an acquaintance, who later robbed the passenger.
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are taking all efforts to fix this issue, starting by making announcements at the station to aware passengers of the possibility of people using nefarious means. We have also increased the patrolling at the premises to weed out such elements. We are also trying to keep out make it compulsory for all the rickshaw drivers to display the identity cards issued by the Regional Transport Office (RTO).”
Apart from latest allegations, the rickshaw drivers at the station have also been alleged of overcharging, behaving rudely and harassing passengers by nagging them to hire the autorickshaw the moment they exit from the main gate.
Shreedhar Salunke, a salesperson employed with a Pimple Gurav-based firm, complained that although there is a prepaid autorickshaw booth at the station, it’s difficult to hire the rickshaw. “As soon as you exit the main gate, they pounce on you but none of them is ready to ply by the metre. Even if you try hiring one from the prepaid booth, there are hardly any rickshaws,” said Salunke. The GRP, on it’s part, said that it’s the responsibility of the Legal Metrology Department and the traffic police to rein in the rickshaw drivers who don’t ply by the metre.

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Oct 12 2016 (13:05)
Chandramouli   60 blog posts   103 correct pred (69% accurate)
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To the best extent possible people should go for tech based Ola etc. My experience has been pretty good with them. For going to Hadapsar/Magarpatta from Pune Jn, autos ask for upwards of Rs 200/-. I engaged Ola on two occasions (four times - both ways) and the amount was only Rs 150/-(remind you with AC) and via Koregaon Park. If one is to take the Cantonment toll road, need to pay Rs 30/- extra. Still much less than autos and incomparably convenient. Very decent and well behaved drivers too. Good work Ola and Uber.

  
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Oct 12 2016 (13:30)
Koushik Patel~   1106 blog posts   119 correct pred (86% accurate)
Re# 2020638-4            Tags   Past Edits
I also suggest for travellers in BLR to take ola N uber if coming beyond 830pm... they are really much more economical than auto N also safer...

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Sep 25 2016 (09:54)   PGT/Palakkad Junction (Palghat) (5 PFs)
 

2625A MAQ PGT Link Mangala Express*^~   410 blog posts
Entry# 2001569            Tags   Past Edits
Mr.Suresh Prabhu will inaugurate the newly laid Platform 1 at Palakkad Jn. through Video Conferencing from Calicut Railway Station tomorrow.
Source:- Manorama E paper Palakkad Edition. So, from tomorrow onwards the no of platforms would be 5 officially..

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Sep 26 2016 (15:12)
Chandramouli   60 blog posts   103 correct pred (69% accurate)
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I feel, as a frequent user, the new PF should be used for long distance trains. Bcoz of the access convenience it offers compared to the other four. No need to use foot over bridge or escalator. Getting into and out of the platform will be extremely convenient. More so, let the people enjoy this comfort henceforth, as all along they did not have this facility at their station. Thumbs up my PGT Jn.

  
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Sep 26 2016 (16:28)
One Mail~   5092 blog posts   1466 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 2001569-8            Tags   Past Edits
There is another disadvantage for long distance trains. Number of shops are nil/less..

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Sep 15 2016 (11:01)  
 

Chandramouli   60 blog posts   103 correct pred (69% accurate)
Entry# 1992086            Tags   Past Edits
The rake position shown for 16381 CST - Kanyakumari needs to be changed. AC 2 T and 3 T come as third and fourth coaches respectively. Please do the needful. Thank you.
  
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Aug 10 2016 (17:05)  
 

Chandramouli   60 blog posts   103 correct pred (69% accurate)
Entry# 1957737            Tags   Past Edits
Palakkad Jn railway station adjudged No 1 in cleanliness in Kerala and also No 11 in the country. Feeling proud, being a Palakkadian.....

  
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Aug 10 2016 (17:58)
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source??

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Aug 06 2016 (13:24)  
 

Rail Premi   75 blog posts
Entry# 1953540            Tags   Past Edits
Konkan Railway

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Aug 06 2016 (15:43)
Chandramouli   60 blog posts   103 correct pred (69% accurate)
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Ohh God. What else can I say ?

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