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General Travel
Feb 05 2015 (14:09)   12026/Secunderabad - Pune Shatabdi Express

BigHit14   369 blog posts   2632 correct pred (76% accurate)
Entry# 1360892            Tags   Past Edits
Any reason why the Saturday run is removed for this train?
Thu-Feb 05 Avbl 343 Avbl 20 0m old Refresh
Fri-Feb 06 Avbl 335 Avbl 26 0m old Refresh
Sun-Feb 08 Avbl 126 WL# 2 0m old Refresh
09 Avbl 392 Avbl 17 0m old Refresh
Wed-Feb 11 Avbl 392 Avbl 21 0m old Refresh
Thu-Feb 12 Avbl 527 Avbl 27 0m old Refresh
Fri-Feb 13 Avbl 479 Avbl 16 0m old Refresh

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Feb 05 2015 (23:18)
Rishi Jalan   33 blog posts   29 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 1360892-11            Tags   Past Edits
for metro rail bridge work on 7th it will terminate at lingampally please refer scr news release "Train No. 12025/12026 Pune – Secunderabad – Pune Shatabdi Express will be partially cancelled between Lingampalli and Secunderabad on 07th February, 2015, the day of service. The train will terminate and originate from Lingampalli instead of Secunderabad, as per the scheduled timings at Lingampalli."
Rail News
Commentary/Human InterestSWR/South Western  -  
Jan 26 2015 (15:24)   Techies’ train plans go bust

rdb*^   126086 news posts
Entry# 1352064   News Entry# 210388         Tags   Past Edits
New Hyderabad Garib Rath timings seem aimed at helping private bus owners
Vamsidhar Kothala, a software engineer working in Bengaluru travels to Hyderabad every weekend. He prefers to take the train as he can effortlessly reach the Telangana capital. However, starting this week, he is unable to take his favourite Garib Rath, courtesy the changed train timings. Thousands of techies and others from Andhra Pradesh/Telangana region work in Bengaluru and head to their native place every Friday to return on Monday. This is the reason why trains and buses running between Bengaluru and Hyderabad are always jam-packed on weekends. The changed timings by Railways have put such thousands in great difficulty.
train timings
In the wake of this, a close look at the timings of trains travelling between the two big cities reveals that most regular trains to Hyderabad leave Bengaluru in the afternoon and reach Hyderabad in the middle of night, not a convenient schedule for the working class. There are but a few trains that leave the city in the night - which is most convenient for people working in the regular shift - but securing tickets on them is a horrendous task.
There seems to be no rationale in the decision of the Railways to run afternoon trains between these two cities, which have one of the highest commuter densities. For that matter, the big question is who would benefit from trains that start from the city in the afternoon? Uday Reddy, a techie from Bengaluru said, "Earlier Garib Rath, the air-conditioned economical train, left Bengaluru on Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights. Every Friday, I would finish my work and take the train to Hyderabad. Now, with the train leaving on Friday afternoon itself, I can no longer take it. As there is no Garib Rath on Saturday, I have no option but to hop onto a bus. More than a thousand like me travelled on that train and now all those people will have to shift to buses. So the bus lobby seems to be clicking. The AC train ticket costs around Rs 705 as against bus tickets that keep fluctuating with demand, sometimes costing 2,500."
"As it is, buses have an edge over trains. Most of the Volvo buses reach Hyderabad in less than 10 hours while train travel takes 13 to 15 hours. It was a spate of bus accidents that made commuters shift to trains as they considered it a safer option. Ever since the Garib Rath train time has changed, you can check that tickets are always available as against an earlier situation when one had difficulty getting tickets on this train.
Bus lobby at work?
"The bus lobby seems to be working hard, and succeeding, as many of the buses that ply between Bengaluru and Hyderabad are owned by powerful politicians. Bus operators are sure to benefit from the change," he added.
"The Railways operate trains at inconvenient times and then say that passenger trains are not making profits. It is high time the Railways realised that their infrastructure needs to be upgraded. The Yelahanka-Guntakal section is a single line and this needs to be doubled," added Mandoth, a regular train traveller.
Bengaluru-working techies have the same grouse on their return trips. When they land in the city at odd hours of the night or too early in the morning - like when travelling by the Kacheguda-Yeshwanthpur that arrives at 3.30 am - they end up paying huge auto or taxi fares since there are no buses to head home before going out to work bleary eyed.
In response to their dilemma, the executive member of Zonal Railway User's Consultative Committee, Southern and South Western Railways said, "This is a great inconvenience to railway commuters. I will take up the issue at the highest level." But another railway official said that the density on the Yelahanka-Guntakal section was very high and this was the reason why they were going for afternoon trains.
Passenger -unfriendly trains
Yeshwanthpur-IndoreExpBengaluru (Departure) 11.30 am Hyderabad (Arrival) 11.48 pm
Mysore-Jaipur Exp Bengaluru (Departure) 1 pm Hyderabad (Arrival) 2.05 am
Yeshwanthpur-Secunderabad Exp Bengaluru (Departure) 1.30 pm Hyderabad (Arrival) 4 pm
Yeshwanthpur-Kacheguda Exp Bengaluru (Departure)2.30 pm Hyderabad (Arrival)3.40 am
Prashanti Nilayam Exp ​Bengaluru (Departure)3.30 pm Hyderabad (Arrival)5 am
Yeshwanthpur-Jabalpur Exp Bengaluru (Departure) 3.50 pm Hyderabad (Arrival)3.50 am

Jan 26 2015 (17:18)
Rishi Jalan   33 blog posts   29 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 1352064-1            Tags   Past Edits
post escalated to railway ministry and BJP railway cell....

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Jan 27 2015 (15:05)
22691 Making of an AC Exp*^   2232 blog posts   9 correct pred (90% accurate)
Re# 1352064-15            Tags   Past Edits
They should have speeded up this train, but instead they have reduced it's charisma..

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General Travel
Jan 05 2015 (13:56)   08504/Secunderabad – Visakhapatnam Special

Rishi Jalan   33 blog posts   29 correct pred (67% accurate)
Entry# 1331106            Tags   Past Edits
Date. 5th January, 2015
Eight Sankranti Special Trains Between Secunderabad – Visakhapatnam
In order to clear extra rush of passengers during Sankranti festival, eight special trains will be run between Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam as per the following schedule:-
Train No. 08504 Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam Sankranti Special Train will depart Secunderabad at 10:10 pm o¬n 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st January, 2015 (Saturdays) and arrive Visakhapatnam at 10:35 am
on the next day.
In the opposite direction, Train No.08503 Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad Sankranti Special Train will depart Visakhapatnam at 07:05 pm o¬n 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th January, 2015 (Fridays) and arrive Secunderabad at 07:50 am on the next day.
Enroute, these weekly special trains will stop at Kazipet, Warangal, Vijayawada, Eluru, Tadepalligudem, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Annavaram, Tuni, Anakapalli and Duvvada stations in both the directions.
These trains will have 15 coaches viz, one AC II Tier, one AC III Tier, five Sleeper Class, six General Second Class and two Second Class luggage cum brake van coaches.

Jan 05 2015 (14:04)
Guest: 3e844217   show all posts
Re# 1331106-1            Tags   Past Edits
This spl TT might be running since 7-8 years.
Predictions: 44
confirm: 44
rac: 0
wl: 0
Journey: Mon Feb 09, 2015 @ 15:10
Class: AC 3-tier - 3A   |   Tot Seats: Avbl 78
Travel: LNL/Lonavala   to   HYB/Hyderabad Deccan Nampally   |   662 km / 788 km
17031/Mumbai CST - Hyderabad Express
Entry# 1329171

Posted by: Rishi Jalan   33 blog posts   29 correct pred (67% accurate)
PNR: 813-xxxxxxx    |   Similar PNRs
Posted Status as of: Jan 03 2015 (14:09)
Passenger 1: RAC 18 (Booking Status: RAC 18,GNWL)
Passenger 2: Waitlist# 1 (Booking Status: W/L 1,GNWL)
Passenger 3: Waitlist# 2 (Booking Status: W/L 2,GNWL)
Passenger 4: Waitlist# 3 (Booking Status: W/L 3,GNWL)
Chart NOT Prepared

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

Latest Status as of: Feb 09 2015 (11:13)
Passenger 1: B2,43/Coach Position:14 (Booking Status: RAC 18,GNWL)
Passenger 2: B2,45/Coach Position:14 (Booking Status: W/L 1,GNWL)
Passenger 3: Can/Mod (Booking Status: W/L 2,GNWL)
Passenger 4: B2,46/Coach Position:14 (Booking Status: W/L 3,GNWL)

Jan 03 2015 (14:10)
DJ™^~   15435 blog posts   185350 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 1329171-1            Tags   Past Edits
#racallocation is 18 in 3A from LNL-HYB
Latest Status as of: Today (2:09PM)  Refresh Status
Passenger 1: RAC 18 (Booking Status: RAC 18,GNWL)
Passenger 2: Waitlist# 1 (Booking Status: W/L 1,GNWL)
Passenger 3: Waitlist# 2 (Booking Status: W/L 2,GNWL)
4: Waitlist# 3 (Booking Status: W/L 3,GNWL)
Chart NOT Prepared

Jan 04 2015 (00:06)
Rishi Jalan   33 blog posts   29 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 1329171-2            Tags   Past Edits
its cstm-hyb #racallocation... its under general quota only
★★★  General Travel
Dec 19 2014 (21:51)   12295/Sanghamitra SF Express (PT)

Rishi Jalan   33 blog posts   29 correct pred (67% accurate)
Entry# 1313714            Tags   Past Edits
Super fast action!
All 3 persons were arrested and handed over to grp itarsi in train 12295. — Thanks our Rail minister Suresh Prabhu responding on time

3 posts - Fri Dec 19, 2014

Dec 19 2014 (22:59)
Rishi Jalan   33 blog posts   29 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 1313714-4            Tags   Past Edits
kya ghar mein auroton per chita kashi karte hain???

Dec 19 2014 (23:02)
Jhelum*^~   2985 blog posts   9508 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 1313714-5            Tags   Past Edits
i mean to say ghar ki train samjh ke travel karte hai kuch log.

Dec 19 2014 (23:11)
2017Year of hopes for JBP~   3152 blog posts   44 correct pred (50% accurate)
Re# 1313714-6            Tags   Past Edits
it shows the power of social sites

Dec 20 2014 (16:00)
Divert ShalimarGorakhpur Express via BKSC*^   4285 blog posts   4499 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 1313714-7            Tags   Past Edits
I wonder if same action would have been taken if the men were politicians or some powerful persons.

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Dec 20 2014 (20:02)
Rishi Jalan   33 blog posts   29 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 1313714-9            Tags   Past Edits
its not your fault, we are so much dreaded by congressification of our systems that we are afraid to believe something good can happen... things will change brother... its changing for good and better... pseudo politicians have already started taking refuge .....
Predictions: 11
confirm: 5
rac: 6
wl: 0
Journey: Wed Dec 17, 2014 @ 15:55
Class: AC 3-tier - 3A   |   Tot Seats: Avbl 84   |   Charting: < 11:30
Travel: SC/Secunderabad Junction   to   HWH/Howrah Junction   |   1545 km / 1545 km
12704/Falaknuma SF Express (PT)
Entry# 1310452

Posted by: Rishi Jalan   33 blog posts   29 correct pred (67% accurate)
PNR: 440-xxxxxxx    |   Similar PNRs
Posted Status as of: Dec 17 2014 (09:50)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 12 (Booking Status: W/L 78,GNWL)
Passenger 2: Waitlist# 13 (Booking Status: W/L 79,GNWL)
Chart NOT Prepared

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

Latest Status as of: Dec 17 2014 (13:44)
Passenger 1: RB3 47/Coach Position:19 (Booking Status: W/L 78,GNWL)
Passenger 2: RB3 47/Coach Position:19 (Booking Status: W/L 79,GNWL)

Dec 17 2014 (12:50)
Rishi Jalan   33 blog posts   29 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 1310452-1            Tags   Past Edits
whats the charting time??

Dec 17 2014 (13:06)
SRG*^~   35148 blog posts   156135 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 1310452-2            Tags   Past Edits
Any time from now...Mostly around 1:30 PM.

Dec 17 2014 (13:19)
Rishi Jalan   33 blog posts   29 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 1310452-3            Tags   Past Edits
today its done at 1.15 pm ....
General Travel
Dec 03 2014 (21:18)   18646/East Coast Express (PT)

Rishi Jalan   33 blog posts   29 correct pred (67% accurate)
Entry# 1295560            Tags   Past Edits
whats the chart preparation time for 18646 East coast express Hyb- hwh

Dec 03 2014 (21:19)
rdb*^   30576 blog posts   359804 correct pred (80% accurate)
Re# 1295560-1            Tags   Past Edits
morning 0700-0800 hrs
General Travel
Nov 12 2014 (13:05)   12516/Guwahati-Thiruvananthapuram Central SF Express (PT)

Rishi Jalan   33 blog posts   29 correct pred (67% accurate)
Entry# 1274362            Tags   Past Edits
IR's dirtiest rake ever .... most pathetic train.... the pantry is fleecing customer to the hilt, standard veg thali not available even they cannot deny.... the worst part was AC coaches were in middle ..... people from sleeper were using bathroom for AC and lots of petty thefts were happening... I request all passenger to ask for menu card before placing order to pantry and ask co passenger to do the same....

Nov 12 2014 (13:11)
Mihir Desai~   203 blog posts
Re# 1274362-1            Tags   Past Edits
Long route. More travel time and no maintenance is the main reason.
General Travel
Nov 02 2014 (20:26)   12774/Secunderabad - Shalimar Weekly AC Express

Rishi Jalan   33 blog posts   29 correct pred (67% accurate)
Entry# 1265128            Tags   Past Edits
coach lineup of 12773 and 12774 dont match.... admin please correct the same
General Travel
Sep 01 2014 (11:59)   SC/Secunderabad Junction (10 PFs)

Rishi Jalan   33 blog posts   29 correct pred (67% accurate)
Entry# 1203291            Tags   Past Edits
For last one year since pk srivastava took charge, all incoming train are getting delayed inordinately, the data is being withheld from ntes also... The SCR traffic is doing nothing to resolve it as the higher up are dis interested to do anything... Mr PKS should take care on priority basis or should be transferred or suspended...
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