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Mar 19 2017 (12:34)   18417/Rourkela - Gunupur Rajya Rani Express | PLH/Paralakhemundi (1 PFs)

Boxer Bhai   38468 blog posts   12677 correct pred (61% accurate)
Entry# 2202753            Tags   Past Edits
Rajyarani extended to gunupur from march 21
North -south Odhisa connection
Halts kur,nirankarpur,chatrapur,balugoan,bam,icchapuram, palasa,sompeta,naupada,paralakimundi

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Mar 20 2017 (15:51)
SKLM Soldier   545 blog posts   10 correct pred (55% accurate)
Re# 2202753-14            Tags   Past Edits
Finally,good one; irctc updated one side TT.
  
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Feb 27 2017 (16:12)   02878/Ernakulam - Howrah Antyodaya Inaugural Special | ERS/Ernakulam Junction (South) (6 PFs)

athul   2535 blog posts   176 correct pred (82% accurate)
Entry# 2180092            Tags   Past Edits
1 compliments
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Exquisite interiors and exteriors of the fully Unreserved Superfast Antyodaya Exp ex Ernakulam-Howrah
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Fully Unreserved SF service Antyodaya Exp (Ernakulam-Howrah) has dustbins in each cabin,water purifiers,LED lights,modular/bio toilets
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Feb 27 2017 (17:55)
SKLM Soldier   545 blog posts   10 correct pred (55% accurate)
Re# 2180092-23            Tags   Past Edits
Looks like a good Concept. But all stoppages for these trains are at A1/A category stations in which many trains stop. they should give stoppage at B category stations at least 2 in each division.

  
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Feb 27 2017 (17:58)
athul   2535 blog posts   176 correct pred (82% accurate)
Re# 2180092-24            Tags   Past Edits
Already complaints have been sent in not providing halts at many stations..hope something will be done about it and more stoppages might be there in future.

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Feb 27 2017 (17:44)   22878/Ernakulam - Howrah Antyodaya Express | ERN/Ernakulam Town (North) (2 PFs) | ED/WAP-4/22660

athul   2535 blog posts   176 correct pred (82% accurate)
Entry# 2180195            Tags   Past Edits
Inaugural run of Ernakulam Howrah Antyodaya express | First Antyodaya Express of Indian Railways
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ED WAP4 22660 leads Ernakulam Howrah Antyodaya express passing through Ernakulam Town
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Credits:Krish Menon.

  
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Feb 27 2017 (17:51)
SKLM Soldier   545 blog posts   10 correct pred (55% accurate)
Re# 2180195-1            Tags   Past Edits
Looks like a good Concept. But all stoppages for these trains are at A1/A category stations in which many trains stop. they should give stoppage at B category stations at least 2 in each division.

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Feb 27 2017 (08:10)   22873/Digha - Vishakapatnam SF Express

utkal andhra~   693 blog posts
Entry# 2179596            Tags   Past Edits
This train DIGHA-VSKP-DIGHA weekly exp is very useful to the passengers of srikakulam and its neighboring areas travelling to kharagpur, and beyond.Unfortunately this train 22873/22874 DIGHA -VSKP-DIGHA exp is not provided a halt at SRIKAKULAM ROAD station.It stops at PALASA in srikakulam district.so, passengers of srikakulam area have been facing a lot of trouble . The train runs on the same path of 22853/22854 SHM-VSKP-SHM weekly exp. The train should be run up to SHALIMAR instead of DIGHA . Halts are to be provided at SRIKAKULAM ROAD and BALUGAON stations.

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Feb 27 2017 (12:49)
SKLM Soldier   545 blog posts   10 correct pred (55% accurate)
Re# 2179596-2            Tags   Past Edits
Yes,Agreed. even SPT needs a halt for this;
  
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Feb 02 2017 (12:33)   12503/Bengaluru Cantt. - Kamakhya Humsafar Express (Weekly)

Venkat వెంకట్   2595 blog posts
Entry# 2148844            Tags   Past Edits
For tomorrow's run. More than 14 coaches filled. Slowly getting demand as expected.
1 3- 2-2017 AVAILABLE 119
2 10- 2-2017 AVAILABLE 430
3 17- 2-2017 AVAILABLE 592
4 24- 2-2017 AVAILABLE 713
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3-2017 AVAILABLE 725
6 10- 3-2017 AVAILABLE 682

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Feb 02 2017 (13:00)
SKLM Soldier   545 blog posts   10 correct pred (55% accurate)
Re# 2148844-11            Tags   Past Edits
This train can be easily re routed via MAS/MS but don;t know why it is via PER as if it is a TEJAs..Railways will not learn from its mistakes.

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Feb 02 2017 (15:03)
Venkat వెంకట్   2595 blog posts
Re# 2148844-19            Tags   Past Edits
yes if they re-route via MAS it will be very useful as its a friday evening train.

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Dec 10 2016 (22:08)   18417/Rourkela - Gunupur Rajya Rani Express | BAM/Brahmapur (4 PFs)

SKLM Soldier   545 blog posts   10 correct pred (55% accurate)
Entry# 2086961            Tags   Past Edits
RajyaRani Express got Extended to Gunupur and Runs 5 Days a week. soon it will be announced.
it will be extended to Gunupur and runs via BAM,PSA,NPW ..

  
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Dec 10 2016 (22:25)
Suresh Chandra   35 blog posts
Re# 2086961-1            Tags   Past Edits
great. useful train for us uttarandhra peopel

  
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Dec 10 2016 (22:26)
Suresh Chandra   35 blog posts
Re# 2086961-2            Tags   Past Edits
sc garibrath should be extended to palasa
hyderabad train dedicated connectivity is required for 2 districts

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Dec 12 2016 (17:16)
Venkat వెంకట్   2595 blog posts
Re# 2086961-4            Tags   Past Edits
Any ways almost running empty. Better to extend
  
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Nov 02 2016 (18:18)   Arasavalli temple set to get much-needed facelift

WAP7   11 news posts
Entry# 2045677   News Entry# 284610         Tags   Past Edits
Finally, the Endowments Department has initiated steps for the developmental activities in the historic Arasavalli temple by approving the master plan which was prepared a couple of years back.
The department, in association with the temple authorities, is expected to spend around Rs. 10 crore for the creation of facilities for the pilgrims.
The temple attracts almost three lakh people on the day of Ratha Saptami and around 20,000 devotees every Sunday to have darshan of Lord Suryanarayana Swamy.
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gets an annual income of Rs. 4 crore and has more than Rs. 18 crore worth in fixed deposits. Though the finances of the temple looked bright, the Endowments Department failed to take up developmental activities all these years. The ills that plague the temple include congestion created by vendors or hawkers at the temple’s entrance and increased traffic movement through the temple’s vicinity into residential areas — both making it difficult for pilgrims visiting the temple, especially on Sundays. Utter chaos prevails on festival days such as on Ratha Saptami.
The district administration has proposed removing the shops on either side of the road leading up to the temple and widening the road up to 60 feet.
Recently, Endowments Department Principal Secretary J.S.V. Prasad visited Arasavalli temple and expressed dissatisfaction over the functioning of the temple. He asked officials to begin road widening, creation of parking area, shifting of shops to identified place as part of the implementation of the master plan.
The works are likely to begin by the end of this year, according to higher officials. Road widening from Arasavalli arch to the main premises will be taken up very shortly.
A massive building, which is located in front of the main temple, is expected to be demolished so that the Sun’s rays fall directly into the premises of temple.
The implementation of master plan helps to construct more toilets, cloak rooms and accommodation facility. Indra Pushkarani will also get a makeover and it can be seen directly from the temple. The temple has no ‘Mada Veedhi’ as houses and commercial establishments had been built around the Sun temple.
Chief Priest of the temple Ippili Shankara Sarma told The Hindu that the temple would get all the facilities on a par with major ones such as Simhachalam Temple near Vishakapatnam, the Kanaka Durga Temple at Vijayawada and the Annavaram Temple of East Godavari district.

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Nov 04 2016 (14:58)
SKLM Soldier   545 blog posts   10 correct pred (55% accurate)
Re# 2045677-6            Tags   Past Edits
Coromandel touches CHE and VZM at odd time,that is why many people did not demand halt strongly for this. leave about JJKR even TDD has halt for Coro. many trains that stop at PSA does not stop at CHE. this is due to lesser income at CHE than PSA;more over CHE station is located in Amadalavalasa and not in Srikakulam. many ppl will prefer non-stop AC bus to VSKP which they can reach in 1:30 hrs.
one more funny thing is SC-Shalimar exp stops at PSA and SPT but not in CHE.

  
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Nov 04 2016 (15:04)
Venkat వెంకట్   2595 blog posts
Re# 2045677-7            Tags   Past Edits
Yes there are many non stops via highway which takes 1 hr 30 min compare to 3 hrs by train from CHE - VSKP

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Nov 07 2016 (13:27)
SKLM Soldier   545 blog posts   10 correct pred (55% accurate)
Re# 2045677-12            Tags   Past Edits
what i mean to say is ppl will have to come to amadalavalasa from sklm to catch a train to vskp. instead they prefer bus.it's not about fare its time.

  
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Nov 08 2016 (18:19)
Mangalagiri   335 blog posts
Re# 2045677-13            Tags   Past Edits
Pl travel in exp from che .. u will know many people get down at CHE ..
  
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Nov 03 2016 (12:20)   Madras High Court Pulls Up Railways For Reducing General Coaches In Pandian Express

Jayashree ❖ Amita*^   35885 news posts
Entry# 2046767   News Entry# 284669         Tags   Past Edits
MADURAI:  Pulling up the Railway for scaling down unreserved coaches, including one for women, in a popular express train bound for Chennai while introducing LHB coaches, Madras High Court Bench in Madurai on Wednesday directed authorities to file a report on November 7 on the matter.
The court, hearing a PIL by an advocate, directed Railways to submit its view on attaching more general coaches in the Madurai-Chennai Pandian Express train.
Noting that ordinary passengers who cannot afford heavy bus fare were travelling in general compartments in trains and the railway service was
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meant for poor people, the court sought to know what they would do if the general compartments were removed under the pretext of introducing new coaches.
The petitioner submitted that the train used to have 24 coaches. But from August 15 last, when the new modern LHB coaches, designed on German technology, were introduced, only 22 coaches were attached.
A women's coach and a general coach had been removed, which has affected the passengers travelling by general compartments, he said adding non-provision of women's coach was against railway rules.
Counsel who appeared for the Railway submitted that the LHB coaches were longer than the conventional coaches and only 22 coaches could be attached in proportion to the length of the platform.
If more coaches should be attached, the platform length should be extended, he said.
The court directed the railways to submit a report on the plea for attaching the two coaches.

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Nov 03 2016 (15:51)
SKLM Soldier   545 blog posts   10 correct pred (55% accurate)
Re# 2046767-2            Tags   Past Edits
Super..hatsoff to the advocate who fought on behalf of poor people.

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Nov 02 2016 (15:34)   Visakhapatnam-Yesvantapur Tatkal Special Revised as Suvidha Special

Jayashree ❖ Amita*^   35885 news posts
Entry# 2045514   News Entry# 284596         Tags   Past Edits
Two Tatkal Express Special Trains announced earlier to run between Visakhapatnam – Yesvantapur have been revised to run as Suvidha Special Trains as detailed below:-
Accordingly, Train No. 06580 Visakhapatnam-Yesvantapur Tatkal Special is revised as Train No. 82664 Visakhapatnam-Yesvantpur Suvidha Special train and will depart Visakhapatnam at 13.35 hrs o­n 6th and 13th November, 2016 and arrive Yesvantapur at 09.05 hrs the next day.

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Nov 03 2016 (15:43)
SKLM Soldier   545 blog posts   10 correct pred (55% accurate)
Re# 2045514-25            Tags   Past Edits
it is very bad;where is Railways heading? infact this BJP govt told they will bring back the black money and distribute to people;
instead they are looting people..illegally they are increasing the fares in the name of dynamic fare..
Govts used to curb private operators greediness but now Govt has become greedy. Railway's want more people to travel or wanted to become richer?
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i cancel a sleeper class ticket,they are looting 120 Rs in the name of clerical charge even though i cancel online.
Railways motto should be service and not commercial..who wanted pizza burger on board? who needs a bullet train worth lakhs of crores when normal express trains itself not sufficient and not punctual?
this govt is not moving in right direction,when the railway budget is merged with union budget,let the loss be carried by finance dept.in fact railways need not run in losses if there is a proper vigilance in ticket checking and stop running empty trains.
instead of adding more people under tax bracket,(almost 50% of the people who earn more than 5 lacs gets escaped)this govt found soft targets like railway travelers,salaried employees and petrol/diesel consumers.

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Sep 22 2016 (11:10)  
 

SKLM Soldier   545 blog posts   10 correct pred (55% accurate)
Entry# 1998729            Tags   Past Edits
is it possible to Change the Boarding Point of an RAC ticket online?plz let me know

  
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Sep 22 2016 (11:12)
Sekar~   796 blog posts   70067 correct pred (83% accurate)
Re# 1998729-1            Tags   Past Edits
Yes.

  
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Sep 22 2016 (11:15)
SKLM Soldier   545 blog posts   10 correct pred (55% accurate)
Re# 1998729-2            Tags   Past Edits
i booked through the irctc app ,when i logged in to irctc.co.in ,booked ticket history old and mobile app -> here it showed the ticket; but changing the BP option was missing here;only sms,pnr status and cancel was available; any other place should u try?

  
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Sep 22 2016 (11:28)
UP me Yogi Raj*^~   30686 blog posts   67820 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 1998729-3            Tags   Past Edits
Go to nearest prs with tkt print out and valid id card
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