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VSKP/Visakhapatnam Junction (8 PFs)
విశాఖపట్నం జంక్షన్     विशाखपट्टणम जंक्शन
[Vizag / Waltair]

Track: Double Electric-Line

Gnanapuram, Railway New Colony, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, 530004
State: Andhra Pradesh

Elevation: 11 m above sea level
Zone: ECoR/East Coast   Division: Waltair
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Type of Station: Junction
Number of Platforms: 8
Number of Halting Trains: 132
Number of Originating Trains: 54
Number of Terminating Trains: 55
Rating: 4.7/5 (595 votes)
cleanliness - good (78)
porters/escalators - good (77)
food - excellent (74)
transportation - excellent (76)
lodging - excellent (71)
railfanning - excellent (69)
sightseeing - excellent (74)
safety - excellent (76)

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Nov 12 2013 (10:43)   VSKP/Visakhapatnam Junction (8 PFs)

asimamitav007   36 blog posts   127 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 903831            Tags   Past Edits
All trains stops here for 20 min so you can avail food at its canteen located in platform no 1. You can get a variety of food and eating stuffs ready to eat and take parcel for your journey.I would suggest you to take this as the taste is much good and have a variety of food is available as compared to the pantry car

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Nov 13 2013 (10:44)
pvrr   115 blog posts   25 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 903831-1            Tags   Past Edits
Yes food is very good

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Nov 13 2013 (11:14)
Begins Falls Rises ™~   21453 blog posts   1207 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 903831-2            Tags   Past Edits
reasonable rates n the quantity is much satisfying.
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Apr 07 2016 (03:27)   VSKP/Visakhapatnam Junction (8 PFs)

Guest: 74c9cb43   show all posts
Entry# 1793061            Tags   Past Edits
Visakhapatnam,the biggest city in Andhra Pradesh is gifted with beautiful beaches,green valleys,holy piligrim places and high eastren Ghats.It is connected to all major cities directly like Howrah,Chennai,Bengaluru,Gama,Mumbai,New Delhi,Guwahathi,Tirupathi,Hyderabad,Ahmedabad,Patn a,Trivendrum,Bhopal,Raipur,Nagpur,Tatanagar etc....
Sightseeing places near Railway Station are:
1)Simhachalam temple (15-20 min from Visakhapatnam Station)
2)RK Beach
3)Araku
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valley,Borra Caves(By Kirandul Passenger)
4)Kailashagiri(Park on Top of Hill)with ropeway.
5)Zoo park and Shipyard
6)Submarine
7)Rishikonda Beach

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Aug 11 2016 (14:49)
SHOW SOME THING NEW IN IMG TTS~   13103 blog posts   41 correct pred (48% accurate)
Re# 1793061-1            Tags   Past Edits
U forget the BHIMLI Beach. Now Ropeway to Kailasagiri is a excellent attraction
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Jan 22 2017 (11:31)   VSKP/Visakhapatnam Junction (8 PFs)

SHOW SOME THING NEW IN IMG TTS~   13103 blog posts   41 correct pred (48% accurate)
Entry# 2135834            Tags   Past Edits
The Great Attraction of VSKP is INS KURSURA(S20). If INS Vikrant (Old Air craft Carrier now retired and braking down) was sent to VSKP that can also will be a big Hit and generate Revenue how this Sub is generating to Navy for her own maintenance. But un fortunately Mumbai not have that kind of interest on VIKRANT as AP have interest in KURSURA..........In September 2007, Vice Admiral Carol M. Pottenger of the United States Navy visited the submarine when she wrote in the guestbook "What a fantastic experience. The Indian Navy should be very proud of this awesome display". She said that the submarine was very well preserved and they did not have anything similar to it in the United States.
For
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history.......
click here
Must visit and feel the Submarine.
Thanks

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Jan 22 2017 (12:18)
SHOW SOME THING NEW IN IMG TTS~   13103 blog posts   41 correct pred (48% accurate)
Re# 2135834-1            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks to Moderator sir and Others for GREENs......._/\_

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Jan 22 2017 (12:26)
Pramodbhandari96~   466 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 2135834-2            Tags   Past Edits
Please start a new Super Fast Express Ajmer-Chennai Vishakapatnam via Indore-Fa Bhopal-Nagpur- Durg-Raipur
It's a shortest rout from Ajmer to Vishakapatnam and better connectivity.
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Apr 25 2016 (02:25)   18463/Prashanti Express (PT)

LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   6658 blog posts   8465 correct pred (74% accurate)
Entry# 1818853            Tags   Past Edits
This train is a very huge demanded train from Odisha.
I am giving tip for Sleeper classes.
After boarding from BBS , go to Upper berth (in case having Lower berth seat , exchange with someone just for some time) and go to sleep. Telling you do this or else your whole "happy morning" will turn into a "Bad morning".
From BBS to VZM
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, specially between KUR to CHE , this train runs as a Intercity train. SL classes are packed with daily travellers and waiting holders. Beggars will give you a headache and transgenders will suck up your money. (They are very shameless)
But once train reached VSKP , It all becomes COMPLETELY empty. Seriously i was shocked to see the complete empty and cleaned SL coach after i woke up. All thanks to Ratnachal express which takes away all the intercity day travellers.
After this the whole journey from VSKP to SBC is a awesome one with full of heavy crossings and views of Mighty Godavari and Krishna rivers.
After VSKP , the next cleaning is done at BZA station and after that from BZA to SBC , it runs as it is , but still the coach condition of these ECoR is quite good.
I would suggest the VSKP folks who wish to travel to Bangalore, Take this train.
Because it is the only Non-VSKP starting train to bangalore who have General quota for VSKP to SBC also. So BBS & VSKP both share same quotas.
Best chances of getting confirm seats if you book well 1 week ahead of time in SL. AC coaches are very badly demanded for this train.
For VSKP to SBC , you can easily opt SL class (unless its not some Festive season like Pongal or Diwali). Best thing is Food.
The pantry is quite good and warm-good quality food is provided.

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Aug 21 2016 (19:01)
gnagda   613 blog posts   448 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 1818853-1            Tags   Past Edits
What about from VSKP to BBS? Does it get annoying? I have to book from VSKP to BBS, SL class. I'm thinking between VSKP - SHM exp and Prashanti exp. I ve ruled out HWH mail, as I ve read its quite full in SL class. Do Advise. Thank you.

Aug 21 2016 (19:28)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   6658 blog posts   8465 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 1818853-2            Tags   Past Edits
Go for VSKP-SHM Weekly SF.
Prashanti is very popular train here and acts as an evening time intercity for regular passengers.
Whereas VSKP-SHM Weekly is a less popular and weekly train in which tickets are also easily available.
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Jul 19 2016 (19:10)   VSKP/Visakhapatnam Junction (8 PFs)

Aditya~   2030 blog posts   170 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 1934735            Tags   Past Edits
PF1 Has Food Track. Awesome food in association with Sai Ram Parlor dominoes Pizza. with affordable prices. if your train is at PF 1 and searching for quality food dont miss out
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