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General Travel
Jan 01 2016 (12:03)  

SMJ   7597 blog posts   109047 correct pred (65% accurate)
Entry# 1697954            Tags   Past Edits
Frnds i just wanted to know (just to confirm) - today i booked a tatkal ticket online (e-ticket) for 3 people in one pnr (one ticket). the status of all the 3 passengers are Waiting List (CKWL). so for refund, shall i cancel the ticket now, or the ticket wud be cancelled automatically wen chart is prepared, refund wud be done...
Refund is given that i know... for that shall i cancel the tatkal ticket now or the ticket wud be cancelled automatically.... to get the refund back... plz tell me abt the rule for the e-ticket tatkal waiting list...
New Year to all....

4 posts - Fri Jan 01, 2016

Jan 01 2016 (12:18)
SMJ   7597 blog posts   109047 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 1697954-5            Tags   Past Edits
ok so we even after the chart is prepared, & still all the passengers are in waiting list - their name wud be dropped from the chart & refund of fare shall be credited to the account from which booking transaction took place after deducting clerkage. so full fare of the ticket is given minus the clerkage charge... rite.. they wud take only Rs 50 / 60 er passenger rite...???
the waiting list status for the people i booked is above 100.. so there's very rare chance to get confirmed...

Jan 01 2016 (12:18)
Guest: 45b6a022   show all posts
Re# 1697954-6            Tags   Past Edits
Minimum Amount Deducted On WL Ticket Cancellation

Jan 01 2016 (12:21)
SMJ   7597 blog posts   109047 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 1697954-7            Tags   Past Edits
the waiting list status for the 3 people i booked is above 100... so shall i leave it & it wud get cancelled automatically or shall i cancel it now... both r same...????

Jan 01 2016 (12:24)
Guest: 45b6a022   show all posts
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Paise Tho Utne Hi Katne Hai.... Let it be.... Kya Pata Kuch Accha Ho Jaye.... New Year Mein....

Jan 01 2016 (12:42)
Abhishek Jaiswal*^~   45226 blog posts   18374 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1697954-9            Tags   Past Edits
yes both are same. cancel as of now.
Rail Fanning
Oct 12 2013 (20:17)   CNGR/Chengannur (3 PFs)

SMJ   7597 blog posts   109047 correct pred (65% accurate)
Entry# 875741            Tags   Past Edits
Pics of Chengannur Railway Station early morning pics. Pics may not be clear. Srry. In this i have added pics of newly added Platform at Chengannur Rly Station -- new platform - Platform No# 3.
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Jul 20 2013 (09:59)   16562/Kochuveli - Yesvantpur AC Express | TRTR/Thrippunithura (2 PFs)

SMJ   7597 blog posts   109047 correct pred (65% accurate)
Entry# 811012            Tags   Past Edits
16562 Kochuveli - Yesvantpur AC Express passing through Thrippunithura Station with ED WAP-4 near Ernakulam Station.
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Jun 07 2013 (14:08)   12626/Kerala Express (PT) | GWL/Gwalior Junction (5 PFs)

SMJ   7597 blog posts   109047 correct pred (65% accurate)
Entry# 776775            Tags   Past Edits
Kerala Express 12626 watches an Unknown Express Train passing him near Gwalior in a gr8 speed.

Jun 07 2013 (17:14)
Saravana Yuvaraj Train Journey Lover   3108 blog posts   5581 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 776775-1            Tags   Past Edits
I think that is Andaman Exp [MAS JAT Exp]
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Jun 07 2013 (13:52)  

SMJ   7597 blog posts   109047 correct pred (65% accurate)
Entry# 776755            Tags   Past Edits
A Wap-7 Engine at NDLS Platform No#1...

Jun 07 2013 (14:43)
Guest: 7e6afe1a   show all posts
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you are on railfanning spree :0)
great to see 1st pics coming from you :)
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Jun 07 2013 (13:54)  

SMJ   7597 blog posts   109047 correct pred (65% accurate)
Entry# 776758            Tags   Past Edits
A WAP-4 Engine sitting idle at NDLS b/w Platform No# 1 & 2....
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Jun 07 2013 (13:51)   12626/Kerala Express (PT) | NDLS/New Delhi (16 PFs)

SMJ   7597 blog posts   109047 correct pred (65% accurate)
Entry# 776752            Tags   Past Edits
ED Wap-4 No#22559 at New Delhi Railway Station... on Platform no# 3. Hauling Kerala Express(12626).
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Apr 25 2013 (18:32)  

SMJ   7597 blog posts   109047 correct pred (65% accurate)
Entry# 733789            Tags   Past Edits
Advance Reservation Period for Booking Reserved Train Tickets Reduced to 60 Days from Existing 120 Days from 1st May 2013
The Ministry of Railways has decided that the Advance Reservation Period (ARP) for booking reserved train tickets will be reduced from existing 120 days to 60 days (excluding the date of journey) w.e.f. 1st May 2013. The details are as below:-
I. With effect from 01.05.2013, the ARP will be of 60 days (excluding the day of journey) and booking will be done accordingly. However, all the bookings done upto 30.4.2013 under
the ARP of 120 days will remain intact.
II. Cancellation of the booking made beyond the ARP of 60 days will, however, be permitted.
III. There will be no change in the case of certain day time express trains like Taj Express, Gomti Express etc. where lower time limits for advance reservations are at present in force.
IV. There will also be no change in the case of limit of 360 days for foreign tourists.

2 posts - Thu Apr 25, 2013

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Apr 25 2013 (18:50)
Manthal Krishnan*^~   2468 blog posts   312 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 733789-4            Tags   Past Edits
As of today August 23, 2013 is the ARP .....so from May 1st onwards till June there will no rush for booking NORMAL tickets at PRS for the opening day of ARP

Apr 25 2013 (19:02)
Waiting GKP ANVT Humsafar~   763 blog posts   2434 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 733789-5            Tags   Past Edits
absolutely great movement by IR. well done.

Apr 25 2013 (19:06)
অনুভব অর্ক~   1780 blog posts   101 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 733789-6            Tags   Past Edits
Very good Decision, but there are few negative points, which shouldm atter a little

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Apr 25 2013 (19:10)
SMJ   7597 blog posts   109047 correct pred (65% accurate)
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i feel there wud be less tickets available for public during July month because after arp is reduced to 60 days so frm May 1 u cud book tickets for July month..
before dat arp was 120 days so july period is finished now it's august month ticket booking is going on.... i can b wrong....

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Apr 25 2013 (19:23)
Manthal Krishnan*^~   2468 blog posts   312 correct pred (72% accurate)
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Yes that is what i am saying..........ticket will be now almost full till August.....so PRS counter staff can relax up to July-August. Now the rush will be only for TATKAL and usual morning 8 A.M. they can enjooooooooooooy.....

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★★★  General Travel
Nov 08 2012 (17:31)   12276/New Delhi - Allahabad Duronto Express | NDLS/New Delhi (16 PFs)

Harsh Khatri   27759 blog posts   75721 correct pred (77% accurate)
Entry# 576430            Tags   Past Edits
Sunday 30th Sept trip report
New Delhi Allahabad Duranto Express
helloo guys i am here again to represent my return journey trip report
are some moments of my splenid trip
6:00 PM after witnessing the beauty of the graceful INDIA GATE we decided to spend some time in watching the beauty of INDIA GATE
but our [Ashu|/members/profile/67723
6:30 PM After seeing the beauty of rashtrapati bhawan we lied upon the Grassy Land beside the Rajpath and we enjoyed the our DELHI'S evening there
7.00 PM we have taken metro from Central Secretariat to reach our hotel for our bags and other items
7.30 we reached the hotel there [Rahul Bond|/members/profile/48921
after the five mins [Manit|/members/profile/36072
08.00 PM we also left for New Delhi [Rahul Singh|/members/profile/100643
seemed to be little sick i asked what happend the he said that he was not feeling well
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08:30 we reached NEW DELHI after getting inside we moved towards the waiting room since [Rahul Singh|/members/profile/100643
09:30 we moved to PF 14 our DURANTO EXPRESS was standing on platform we saw PRAYAGRAJ EXPRESS departing from PF 16 we moved towards our coach there were few peoples inside the coach and there was no powr supply in our coach i and my friend was in S8 and Rahul was in other coach
10:10 pm Lucknow Mail departed from PF 16 and we saw our GZB'S BOY THE WAP 5 coming I recorded that moment when loco got attached in our train
10:30 pm i got inside my coach and rahul singh climbed on his UB and slept ICE CREAME vendor came he was selling the ice cream i was amazed hahahah attendent was distributing the beddings
i was on LB with EMERGENCY WINDOW open
10:40 PM we got a yellow signal an we departed i was peeping outside the EMERGRNCY WINDOW wow that was great look i was feeling that i was driving the train
11:00 PM GZB departed and the network of my mobile was getting disappeared and i was unable to post anything
11.30 the passenger who which was having LB rqsted me to move to UB that was mine so i moved up an slept
05:50 it was ALLAHABAD OUTER There was crossing of TOOFAN EXP and RAJDHANI EXP
Coach cleanliness:5/5
Bathroom cleanliness:5/5

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Nov 08 2012 (17:57)
SMJ   7597 blog posts   109047 correct pred (65% accurate)
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nice report... nice pics & vdo...

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Apr 11 2013 (14:49)
Harsh Khatri   27759 blog posts   75721 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 576430-49            Tags   Past Edits
i appericiate your response sir

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Apr 05 2013 (19:57)   CVB/Cavalry Barracks (3 PFs)

ಅಶೋಕ್ अशोक Ashok*^~   18087 blog posts   38010 correct pred (65% accurate)
Entry# 714893            Tags   Past Edits
MLY twins led by 14700 WDG -3A roaming freely....

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Apr 05 2013 (21:35)
SMJ   7597 blog posts   109047 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 714893-14            Tags   Past Edits
nice capture...

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