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Jul 12 2015 (23:05)   22807/Santragachi - Chennai Central SF AC Express

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Why does this train run late always ?? I have been observing this for the past 3 weeks that this train barely runs on time. Funny part is Howrah Chennai Mail most often than not runs on time. For eg. last friday this train started late by 2.5 hours, was late by over 5 hours in between and then reached chennai over 3 hours late. And Chennai Mail was right time and didnt get delayed at all. This train gets delayed primarily between cuttack and vskp. Any idea why ?? Anyone ?? The return journey 22808 works perfectly fine...

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Jul 13 2015 (14:20)
mgbreturn   5 blog posts
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this train departs late from src only on fridays , on most tuesdays it leaves src on time.

Jul 13 2015 (14:23)
mgbreturn   5 blog posts
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If we ignore the timings for a moment , then this train may be the next best altenative to coromandel exp.
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Jul 04 2015 (11:07)  

mgbreturn   5 blog posts
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I am planning to tour Hyderabad and Vizag around mid December this year. Roughly as planned , I would be availing for Falaknuma Express upto SC Jn from HWH. Will be touring HYB for 4 days , after which i have thought of opting godavari express from HYB to VSKP. I guess Vishakhapatnam will be completed in 3 days excluding Araku. Meanwhile I want to board a HWH/SRC bound train on a Thursday so that i reach home on Friday so that my parents can join office then following Monday. Please suggest some good options other than 12842(coromandel exp) for availing. Thanks in advance.

Jul 04 2015 (12:12)
Venkat వెంకట్   13683 blog posts   13 correct pred (87% accurate)
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Sunday night from VSKP you can take MAS-SRC AC with LHB coaches. Its a good bet.

Jul 04 2015 (19:39)
mgbreturn   5 blog posts
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my target is a thursday , so that i come on friday , take sat holiday , and monday back to work. So sunday is out of my list. Nevertheless i have thought of 22808 but do not know about the train as such , as in food quality , cleanliness and maintenance . Earlier i travelled on chennai mail which was pretty good , but that was almost ten years ago.
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Jul 11 2013 (14:08)  

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Jul 11 2013 (14:10)
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wow..looks like a newbie..

Jul 11 2013 (14:26)
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Star Pic. #hitpicture. The 2nd Hoogly Bridge is visible on the very left side.

Jul 11 2013 (14:34)
No one has right to hurt religious sentiments^~   79752 blog posts   5093 correct pred (78% accurate)
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ccol pictre

Jul 11 2013 (15:03)
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I guess SRC locos are always in the best maintained..always bright red and sparkling...lovely capture this one...
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