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Jan 23 2014 (13:07)   18006/Jagdalpur - Howrah (Samaleshwari) Express

harshanitb   16 blog posts
Entry# 972516            Tags   Past Edits
Best train to see the beauty of Koraput - Rayagada section, which is loaded with Tunnels, tall bridges, thick forests, hills, vast agricultural lands, village tribes, animals ... i mean the train route from Koraput to Rayagada is absolutely BEAUTIFUL.
This train runs fairly empty until Rayagada, so you wont find any trouble getting a window seat / door spot :-)
The mini-samosa's sold by the local vendors for breakfast after the train crosses Damanjodi are super yummy :-)
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you are visiting Jagdalpur, there are 2 phenomenal waterfalls within an hours drive: Tiratgarh Falls & Chitrakot Falls (dont forget to take the boat ride here). Definitely worth visiting !!

  
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Apr 13 2017 (09:52)
Sunny Babu Brother of sampoornesh babu~   1349 blog posts   211 correct pred (56% accurate)
Re# 972516-1            Tags   Past Edits
What about Accommodations in Jagdalpur or Koraput?? Is it good for a Over night stay????
  
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Sightseeing
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Nov 14 2013 (20:22)   NIL/Nilambur Road (2 PFs)

12625 Kerala Express~   4376 blog posts   1217 correct pred (76% accurate)
Entry# 906523            Tags   Past Edits
NIL is a railway station which lies in the branch line of the Southern Railway Zone in Kerala state and belongs to one of the shortest broad gauge railway lines in India. It is a single line with 66 km length running from Shoranur Junction to Nilambur Railway Station.
The line passes through the eastern part of the Malappuram district and one can enjoy the beauty of the Nilambur forests while passing through.

  
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Jul 06 2016 (22:06)
harshanitb   16 blog posts
Re# 906523-1            Tags   Past Edits
Thank you very much for posting this. I am a nature lover, and after reading your travel tip, i would definitely like to visit this railway route & enjoy the journey/view from the train. Thank you Again !

  
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Jul 13 2016 (15:30)
12625 Kerala Express~   4376 blog posts   1217 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 906523-2            Tags   Past Edits
please do travel bro :) you would like it for sure
  
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Jul 06 2016 (22:13)   17604/Prashanti Nilayam Express

harshanitb   16 blog posts
Entry# 1920399            Tags   Past Edits
If you are a Nature lover > The ~1 hour section between Yelahanka (YNK) and Gauribidanur (GBD) is very beautiful, where the train pass through vast plains, curving through several hills. Get a window seat to your right (YNK > GBD) to enjoy the view.
  
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Nov 15 2013 (10:33)   12629/Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express (Via Hubballi)

Jaι внaraт Jananιya тanυjaтнe*^~   5785 blog posts   637 correct pred (70% accurate)
Entry# 906873            Tags   Past Edits
Always travelled in 12649/50 Sampark kranti or Rajdhani but dis time by this train due to sudden plan or unavailability in shorter route.. Dont worry, pack ur bag with an excitement for one of the scenic journey to Delhi from Bangalore.. This train will offer u more tastes than 12649/50.
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TUMKUR: Enjoy crispy chips of Banana, Brinjal, Potato and many more with tea at pf 1 itself.
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DAVANGERE: Refresh up ur evening with fresh and Tasty Davangere Benne Dosa served over Banana leaves, its tasty not just to say, dont miss Davangere's Benne dosa. Enjoy it while making glance at Mighty Tungabhadra.
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HUBLI: Take ur Dinner by hot and tasty Idli Vada Chutney and Veg Pulao along with chapati and sabji.
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DHARWAD: Wanting to have some sweet after dinner, dont miss chance to have Dharwad's tasty and soft Peda.
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PUNE: Energise up with ur breakfast of Tea, Pav Bhaji or Puri Bhaji and famous Chikki of Lonavla.
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DAUND: Habitual of getting wake up late, dont worry, enjoy proper food including egg n chicken biryani, Sandwich, pav bhaji, puri bhaji, paneer, chana, pulao, vada pav etc at pf 1.Enjoy without tension, U have 30mins time at Daund bt be sure to have ur food here if dont want to take pantry stuff. And then have a view of Divine Godavari, Kadwa and Bhima rivers.
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MANMAD: Feeling tired due to noon travel, refresh with tasty Vada Pav, Pomegranate seed with pinch of spice over. Go for bargain purchase of Raisins at pf itself. Dont hesitate Raisins r good in quality.
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BHUSAWAL: Have ur evening refreshment by Banana, Pohe and Vada Pav, Dosa and tea at pf itself. Dont miss Bhusawal's Pohe by crossing through Divine Tapi river.

  
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Feb 17 2016 (19:18)
harshanitb   16 blog posts
Re# 906873-1            Tags   Past Edits
Wonderfully written Sir !! ... i have an upcoming journey on this train & i will try EVERYTHING that you suggested ! Thank you again for a wonderful tip.

  
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Feb 21 2016 (09:09)
Jaι внaraт Jananιya тanυjaтнe*^~   5785 blog posts   637 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 906873-2            Tags   Past Edits
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Jan 13 2016 (17:24)   12863/Howrah - Yesvantpur SF Express (PT)

harshanitb   16 blog posts
Entry# 1709904            Tags   Past Edits
RAC allocation (General quota GNWL, HWH to YPR) in Sleeper class is 168.
That means, for example, if you have a Waitlisted ticket GNWL 70, here is how it works:
WL 70,69,68....3,2,1, RAC 168, RAC 167 ... RAC 2, RAC1, CNF, CNF
  
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Apr 25 2014 (23:44)   82841/Bhubaneshwar - Krishnarajapuram Suvidha Special

sunder.rajan   5 blog posts
Entry# 1071823            Tags   Past Edits
GENTLEMEN PLS DONT USE THIS TRAIN AT ALL.... it is better to use passenger train... WORST service and Railways is looting people. It has always been late and today it has been height of stupidity. train is lying at Vishakhapatnam for 3 hrs and it has been delayed by 5hrs. PLS pass this message to everybody if somebody can..... NO AC, BAD FOOD, coaches are worst. Looks like they have removed one coach from each train and joined it together... First day(16th April 2014) when it started its journey from BBSR it was delayed for 12hrs and reached yeswantpur 2hrs delayed...WOW what a service.

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Mar 11 2015 (20:10)
harshanitb   16 blog posts
Re# 1071823-4            Tags   Past Edits
This is quite a punctual train. Traveled twice from BNC to VSKP ... both the times, it reached Visakhapatnam 10 mins before time.
  
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Feb 19 2015 (14:24)   17210/Seshadri Express (PT)

harshanitb   16 blog posts
Entry# 1373889            Tags   Past Edits
RAC Allocation (GNWL) in Sleeper is 90
(Meaning for a GNWL ticket in 17210 SL class --> GNWL**>...GNWL3>WL2>WL1>RAC90>RAC89>...>RAC2>RAC1> CNF>CNF)
  
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Bedding
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Oct 31 2014 (12:36)   22883/Puri - Yesvantpur Weekly Garib Rath Express

Tejas*^~   6530 blog posts   4341 correct pred (64% accurate)
Entry# 1262704            Tags   Past Edits
Print out is COMPULSORY if you availed the pay online option for the bedding. SMS wont work with the attendants. Show your printouts/screen shots to the attendant before you settle in at the storage area near the toilets else you risk them running out of stock.

  
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Dec 17 2014 (21:29)
harshanitb   16 blog posts
Re# 1262704-1            Tags   Past Edits
all garibrath attendants are supposed to have the charts with them right ? why's the printout necessary ? i am a frequent traveler on vskp garibrath ... just SMS is fine ...
otherwise whats the whole point in SMS (reduce the paper & tree cuttings for a greener india)

  
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Dec 18 2014 (07:20)
Tejas*^~   6530 blog posts   4341 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 1262704-2            Tags   Past Edits
Exactly! The purpose of SMS facility itself is defeated. Its not just this train that I found this out, The SC YPR express too has this problem. They didn't seem to have charts in their possession.

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Feb 17 2014 (19:35)   12893/Bhubaneswar - Bolangir Superfast Express

AnshumanM   841 blog posts   117 correct pred (58% accurate)
Entry# 998860            Tags   Past Edits
Travelling by this train'll let you explore the heart & diversity of Odisha,
In order to travel by this train
1. Book your ticket at least before 3 days.
2. It's advisable to travel by AC Chair car which is very comfortable.
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If you want to travel by Non-AC chair car, I'm telling you, it's comfortable but be aware of Hijras,they're a great problem in this train.
Speed/ Punctuality
This train travels at an average speed of 85-110 km/hr.
If there's no other prestigious/important/long distance train on track during the run on ANGL-SBP single track this train remains punctual & isn't held any where as it';s a super fast otherwise it's held at passenger halts.
* Usual delay - 30-45 mins.
Cleanliness
Unlike other ECoR trains like Jan Shatabdi, this one is maintained well and remains clean.
Toilets are good and clean with basic facilities.
Food
Pantry car not available,
This is not a long distance train, you can buy food from vendors hanging around the train with fast food.

  
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Nov 10 2014 (18:34)
harshanitb   16 blog posts
Re# 998860-1            Tags   Past Edits
Hello !! I need your suggestion. Hows the outside surrounding between BBS and Sambalpur ? I mean, the railway route ... is it through forest area ? or is it hilly with tunnels ?

  
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Dec 08 2014 (19:39)
AnshumanM   841 blog posts   117 correct pred (58% accurate)
Re# 998860-2            Tags   Past Edits
Ya it is!

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Mar 10 2014 (17:12)   12807/Samata SF Express (PT)

Jaι внaraт Jananιya тanυjaтнe*^~   5785 blog posts   637 correct pred (70% accurate)
Entry# 1020025            Tags   Past Edits
Upma Vada breakfast of Rs 30. of this train's pantry is really tasty and worth trying. Its one of the finest upma vada i had frm railway premises and pantry.It has got one of the finest Pantry too.

  
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Oct 03 2014 (15:30)
harshanitb   16 blog posts
Re# 1020025-1            Tags   Past Edits
Totally Agree. I tasted one of the best Samosa's i had from the pantry car..
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