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Train Tip
May 31 2015 (17:14)   12026/Secunderabad - Pune Shatabdi Express

kestibeiro   16 blog posts
Entry# 1493915            Tags   Past Edits
Food fare is already included in ticket. Railways will give (1 mineral water bottle, samosa, tea, bread sandwich, sweet) for snacks at 4pm. Then at 7pm dinner (rice, chapati, dal, veg curry)
Train Tip
Mar 29 2014 (10:08)   17606/Kacheguda - Mangaluru Central Express (PT)

kestibeiro   16 blog posts
Entry# 1039826            Tags   Past Edits
FOR ADMIN: Arr/Dep history details are incorrect. I traveld by 17606 full journey from KCG to MAQ on 21-March-2014. Train left KCG 17 min late and reached MAQ stn 50 min late. Plz update details. Also coaches are old and very cockroach infested. Thanks!
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Mar 26 2014 (18:16)   17606/Kacheguda - Mangaluru Central Express (PT)

kestibeiro   16 blog posts
Entry# 1037062            Tags   Past Edits
Train 17606 has NO Pantry Car. Snacks not easily available on train. Only items like Mineral water bottles and cool drinks available on train but at Rs 5/- extra per bottle over printed IRCTC rate of Rs 15. (u pay total Rs. 20/-)

Mar 26 2014 (19:33)
Kishor*^~   4627 blog posts   123 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 1037062-1            Tags   Past Edits
It is acquiring some of the Features of Durontos running at night time.... like ADI PUNE, ADI BCT
General Travel
Aug 21 2013 (11:33)   16515/Yesvantpur - Karwar Express [via Arsikere]

kestibeiro   16 blog posts
Entry# 832650            Tags   Past Edits
As it is 11 hours journey from YPR to Mangalore, can someone please advise me how the seats are in 2nd Sitting. Are these seats comfortable? If a photo or pic is put of the 2nd sitting seats of this train, will be really great. Thanks in advance

Aug 21 2013 (11:36)
Boxer Bhai   38449 blog posts   12675 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 832650-1            Tags   Past Edits
2s seats are comfortable in any train , 11 hrs jrny thoda tho pareshani jelna padega !

Aug 21 2013 (11:43)
Waiting GKP ANVT Humsafar~   763 blog posts   2434 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 832650-2            Tags   Past Edits
you would better try in sleeper class.11 hr in 2s is horrible.at the end you will feel that every part of your body is acheing.

Aug 21 2013 (11:45)
🇮🇳 🅿️🌱🅰🎋🅰💲♓*^~   7832 blog posts   1219 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 832650-3            Tags   Past Edits
Here is an image of 2S seat. Source: click here

Aug 21 2013 (11:48)
🇮🇳 🅿️🌱🅰🎋🅰💲♓*^~   7832 blog posts   1219 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 832650-4            Tags   Past Edits
Very difficult to travel in 2S seat for 11 hrs journey.
Aug 16 2013 (11:35)   17603-Slip2/Kacheguda - Vasco Da Gama Express

kestibeiro   16 blog posts
Entry# 828910            Tags   Past Edits
I have 4 concerns, please resolve:
1. Kacheguda Vasco-da-gama Express 18047-Slip⇒17603-Slip2 does not show Seat Availability though there are 2 Sleeper, 1 second AC, and 1 unreserved coach in this slip train. We cannot find if vacant berths exist on this train. Please enable the "Availability" option.
2. Please delete the word "Unreserved" from the name of the train on ur site "Kacheguda Vasco-da-gama Express (UnReserved)"
Please put up fare details and Arr/Dep history for KCG-VSG
4. As Kacheguda-Vasco Prashanti Nilayam Slip/17603-slip2 shows "Train Cancelled" message (I dont think this is true), please paste all blog posts from there to forum under "Kacheguda Vasco-da-gama Express 18047-Slip⇒17603-Slip2"

Aug 21 2013 (11:20)
kestibeiro   16 blog posts
Re# 828910-1            Tags   Past Edits
Can someone please get the above concerns to attention of Admin of this site. We are missing out on checking the seat availability feature on this site for this slip train because of someone's mistake... there was no need to interfere with the previous data.

Aug 21 2013 (11:26)
Boxer Bhai   38449 blog posts   12675 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 828910-2            Tags   Past Edits
You Queried For
Train Number Train Name Date
(DD-MM-YYYY) Source Station Destination Station Quota Code

status updated time : 21-8-2013 11:25

S.No. Date (DD-MM-YYYY) Class - SL
1 21- 8-2013 GNWL112/WL42
2 22- 8-2013 CLASS NOT EXIST
3 23- 8-2013 GNWL109/WL73
4 24- 8-2013 CLASS NOT EXIST
5 25- 8-2013 GNWL83/WL54
6 26- 8-2013 CLASS NOT EXIST
You Queried For
Train Number Train Name Date
(DD-MM-YYYY) Source Station Destination Station Quota Code

Availbility status updated time : 21-8-2013 11:26

S.No. Date (DD-MM-YYYY) Class - SL Class -2A
1 22- 8-2013 RAC6/RAC 4 AVAILABLE 5
2 23- 8-2013 GNWL12/RAC13 AVAILABLE 11
3 25- 8-2013 GNWL60/WL29 GNWL9/WL6
4 27- 8-2013 GNWL2/RAC4 AVAILABLE 11
5 29- 8-2013 AVAILABLE 21 GNWL1/WL1
6 30- 8-2013 AVAILABLE 44 AVAILABLE 9

Aug 21 2013 (11:32)
Boxer Bhai   38449 blog posts   12675 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 828910-3            Tags   Past Edits
indian railway hai na , i have given proof let them update it
General Travel
Aug 19 2013 (15:30)   07606/Kacheguda - Mangalore Inaugural Special | SBC/KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore) (10 PFs)

Sudarshan   5901 blog posts   842 correct pred (74% accurate)
Entry# 831356            Tags   Past Edits
This is a meaning less route.....And it's going to be a permanent route. Re-route it at least via YPR-HAS if not via BAY-ASK-HAS.

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Aug 21 2013 (11:13)
kestibeiro   16 blog posts
Re# 831356-38            Tags   Past Edits
Friends, why are we discussing what the reasons are for Rlys to go for this long route??! That is Railways problem. Whatever the reason, it just does not make sense to waste peoples time by taking the longest possible route. If it is so difficult, dont put the train!!! Who is it helping ultimately?? Definitely not the Mangalore passengers. If we try to search for reasons, we will find thousands of reasons/excuses. Is it so difficult for Rlys to put a train from Hyd to Mangalore via Goa or via Hassan???

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★  General Travel
Aug 07 2013 (18:24)   07606/Kacheguda - Mangalore Inaugural Special

kestibeiro   16 blog posts
Entry# 822648            Tags   Past Edits
This Hyderabad-Mangalore train is a BIG JOKE by Southern Railway. It is not meant for Mangalore bound passengers. Such a long route.. it is ALMOST touching Chennai on the East coast, then going all the way down to enter middle of Kerala, then rising towards Mangalore on the West coast. This route benefits only the Tamil and Kerala population. Better to have Kerala as final destination for this train than Mangalore. Is Mangalore only for washing and cleaning this train so that people of other states can use? The best route will be Hyderabad to Goa and then Mangalore. Right now there are just 2 sleeper coaches from Hyd to Goa, that too only 4 times a week (also one AC coach, but I am talking of middle class passengers). To get reservation on these coaches is very difficult. Railways can kill two birds with one stone if route is Hyd-Goa-Mangalore....
The distance will be much much shorter and better. Who wants to travel all the way to Chennai and Kerala when they can go to Mangalore via Bangalore or Goa (short routes). Railways should change the routing immediately. Else name the train SabariExpress2 as it is mostly Hyd to Kerala. Please dont use Mangalore name for nothing, people of that region are not fools. Railways, please change routing to Hyd-Goa-Mangalore or Hyd-Bangalore-Mangalore. Thank God, railways did not put the route as Hyd-Delhi-Kolkatta-Mangalore !!!!! I was waiting for this train from years, but I am terribly disappointed with the route... simply waste of precious time of people.

3 posts - Wed Aug 07, 2013

Aug 07 2013 (19:03)
ಅಶೋಕ್ अशोक Ashok*^~   18087 blog posts   38010 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 822648-4            Tags   Past Edits
agree with you...just for revenue sharing this route is decided i guess...now revenue is with SCR and SR only...If UBL-MAO comes into picture then SWR-KR will come into picture also know:)

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Aug 12 2013 (17:14)
✿ఛుక్ 🚃 ఛుక్ 🚃 రైలు✿~   3936 blog posts   149 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 822648-9            Tags   Past Edits
first of all railway minister is not concentrating on mangalore then what will nalin kumar will do
that too he has only less period, he would have done justice for atleast mangalore

Aug 12 2013 (18:58)
krishnakumarpy1   201 blog posts   19 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 822648-10            Tags   Past Edits
Dear Brother, I agree with most of your concerns. But, there shall be a train from Mangalore/North Kerala to Hyderabad. So, this is the only option. For passenger from Mangalore, it would have been only 1020km(via Hassan/YPR), instead of 1526km via Kerala(Shoranur/Renigunta), thus a saving of 500 km and 9 hours. So, railway should introduce a new train from to Hyderabad via Hassan/Yesvantpur, either starting from Mangalore or Kannur. Route via Goa is little lengthy, as the distance is approximately 1110km from Mangalore.

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Aug 12 2013 (20:56)
Kuppam KSR Bengaluru New Memu From January 16   2386 blog posts
Re# 822648-15            Tags   Past Edits
Hahaha the people of Mangalore has asked this train via Kurnool,Guntakal,Dharmavaram,Krishnarajapuram,Salem,Palakkad,Kannur,Thalassery.
Hmmm anukkunaddokati ainadi okkati........

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Aug 17 2013 (10:13)
diamondraajesh   463 blog posts   191 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 822648-25            Tags   Past Edits
Typical "J" form route.. No point in alighting from MAQ to KCG in this route.. Too long .. It is beneficial only for Kerala and Tamilnadu Passengers.
1)I believe Revenue share would be reason behind this long route..SR & SWR will have the share and as of now only 2 rly zones mutually can have revenue share in IR.. am i right?
2) The route of mangalore - goa -hyd as per SR will have less passenger patronage though the route is short compared to the present one.. you know SR is a
typical Passenger revenue not with Freight revenue zone, this might be reason no.2..
Jul 30 2013 (14:58)   07606/Kacheguda - Mangalore Inaugural Special

Hadi*^   2421 blog posts   50 correct pred (62% accurate)
Entry# 817492            Tags   Past Edits
For Keralities, this is the second train to HYD- after Sabari

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Aug 07 2013 (18:42)
kestibeiro   16 blog posts
Re# 817492-13            Tags   Past Edits
Should be named "SabariExpress2" !!!

Aug 07 2013 (18:45)
kestibeiro   16 blog posts
Re# 817492-14            Tags   Past Edits
The shortest existing routes are Hyd-Hubli-Goa-Mangalore or Hyd-Bangalore-Hassan-Mangalore. Right now, no train from Hyd to Goa (only 2 sleeper coaches & 1 AC coach - that too only 4 times a week)

Aug 08 2013 (11:01)
Hadi*^   2421 blog posts   50 correct pred (62% accurate)
Re# 817492-15            Tags   Past Edits
There is no single train run from Malabar (Northern Kerala) to Hyderabad. you should also consider that, if it 2-3rd train to Hyderabad, ur point is valid, but now it is pointless
We (Calicut Chamber of Commerce) also requested railway minister to Introduce a new Tri weekly train between Malabar with Hyderabad
And suggested routes are;
1. Mangalore-Palghat-Yeswantpur-Dharmavaram-Hyderabad
But announcement came for another route :(

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Aug 12 2013 (10:46)
kestibeiro   16 blog posts
Re# 817492-20            Tags   Past Edits
Train need not run on shortest route but there is no point having it run on the longest route. If it is on longest route, it serves no purpose for people of Originating station and Destination station. Only some in-between station passengers will benefit. Especially when there is no direct train previously and this is the first train between Hyderabad and Mangalore, it makes all the more sense to have it on a shorter route. Who wants to waste their precious time on a loooong route??
General Travel
Aug 07 2013 (19:29)  

kestibeiro   16 blog posts
Entry# 822703            Tags   Past Edits
It is very difficult to get reservation to go from Hyd to Goa. Only 2 sleeper coaches & one AC coach... that too only 4 times a week. You need to book atleast 2 months in advance to get a berth. Railways should put a full train. Goa is a very popular tourist spot and neither AP govt nor Railways are doing anything about making trips easier for people. I suspect officials are silent because they may be getting commission from Bus Travel Agencies not to put trains on this route. Is it so difficult for Railways to put a full train from Hyd to Goa atleast 3 times a week?

Aug 07 2013 (19:49)
Guest: 7df90afc   show all posts
Re# 822703-1            Tags   Past Edits
is this the same as amravathi slip?

Aug 07 2013 (20:16)
kestibeiro   16 blog posts
Re# 822703-2            Tags   Past Edits

Aug 07 2013 (20:22)
Guest: 7df90afc   show all posts
Re# 822703-3            Tags   Past Edits
but the timings of amravathi and this slip seems different...not sure though...
Info Update
Jul 12 2013 (10:50)  

kestibeiro   16 blog posts
Entry# 805884            Tags   Past Edits
Train no: 17603 still has slip coaches to Vasco. But on indiarailinfo.com, when you search KCG to VSG, there is no train showing up in main Search. Why has this info been deleted when no changes have been made to the train? Previously (about a month back) it was showing up whenever someone searched for this query. Now, it shows as ΣChain no: 15127. Passengers need not get down & get transferd to other train, so please remove from ΣChain and show as main train. Please make corrections and revert to previous status. Thanks!
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