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May 28 2015 (00:28)   22511/Mumbai LTT - Kamakhya Karmabhoomi Express (PT)

Ardent Rail Fan   20 blog posts
Entry# 1488274            Tags   Past Edits
the train was right time, even before time, all the way to New Bongaigaon . But please note, there is rampart chain pulling before and after MLDT, train stops frequently in the wee hours.
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Apr 27 2016 (18:23)   12773/Shalimar - Secunderabad AC SF Express

✔KALINGAS✔*^~   8186 blog posts   503 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 1822916            Tags   Past Edits
. Train is clean... No pantry... Ac very chilled..... Many seats vacant

Apr 27 2016 (18:37)
IR no more Safe^~   20898 blog posts   96107 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 1822916-1            Tags   Past Edits
how to manage 2nd day food ?

Apr 27 2016 (23:21)
VSKP WAP7~   580 blog posts   371 correct pred (91% accurate)
Re# 1822916-2            Tags   Past Edits
Breakfast at Visakhapatnam(arrives 30-40 min late generally)I suggest steaming idly because remaing food items can be preserved an can be the previous day's preparation.Idy is perishable item so they can't serve previous night's Idly and take only hot Sambar if not adjust with Pickle or Curry leaf powder which are available on platform.Never take Yellow rice(tiger rice) for breakfast because there's a probability that it's previous night's rice.
For lunch there is'nt much difficulty. You can have it in BZA(Vijayawada).There are plenty of options.If you want to get down at BZA and board another train you can have lunch at comosum in buffer time.Try tasty Onion Samosa after lunch if you wish.
dinner time you will be in Secunderabad Sir.
This is what I do in my travelling. Thank you Sir🙏
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Aug 11 2015 (15:23)   12774/Secunderabad - Shalimar Weekly AC Express

rajadhani train   141 blog posts   217 correct pred (79% accurate)
Entry# 1562604            Tags   Past Edits
train is very clean . maintains accurate timetable. chances of comfirming waitinglist ticket very easy.
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Jan 27 2016 (21:37)   18646/East Coast Express (PT)

Manish*^   8594 blog posts   22468 correct pred (85% accurate)
Entry# 1722822            Tags   Past Edits
For those those who want to travel upto Bhubaneswar but unable to get confirmed ticket, book till Cuttack as CTC comes in GNWL quota while BBS comes in PQWL quota.
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Jan 04 2016 (19:38)   18646/East Coast Express (PT)

SER Antyodaya Era^~   6591 blog posts   7884 correct pred (74% accurate)
Entry# 1701487            Tags   Past Edits
Food idea for those who travel in this train from Hyderabad/Secunderabad to howrah.
1st day:
For lunch- Parcel good cheap food from Hyderabad/Secunderabad before boarding the train. Snacks and cold drinks are available throughout the route.
For evening snacks- Alight at BZA and buy some bananas or snacks from station. Train halts here for long time as it arrives sometimes before time.
dinner, the orders are taken between BZA-EE by a guy wearing irctc catering t-shirt and food is loaded from RJY. It contains three options-Biryani, roti-sabji and idli-sambhar. All of three are cold.
Instead purchase the same food from platform which will bit cheaper and hot. The train halts at RJY for about nearly 7-10 min which is enough to purchase food from pf.
2nd day:
For Breakfast- Buy food from KUR and fill your tummy or else wait. Here after KUR, a person with meals-on-wheel t-shirt comes and asks for breakfast order. Option are-Idli sambhar and bread cutlet. Only Veg available. Food is given either after BBS or after CTC. Food is good and in ample quantity.
For lunch- After BLS a person comes and asks for lunch order. Food is loaded at KGP. If not interested in heavy lunch, then at KGP quickly deboard and buy hot poori-bhaji. But be careful. Train hardly halts for 2-3 min (personal experience).
Through out the journey local vendors board and sell food items.
Like between KUR-HWH, "jhaalmoori" and "garam bhoobni" and many other things are sold which are yes, unhygienic and tasty.
PS: I am telling this all for 2A and 3A class. For SL, i have no idea.

Dec 19 2016 (00:36)
300 confirmed timlines~   961 blog posts   76 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 1701487-1            Tags   Past Edits
East Coast Express needs Pantry Car.

Dec 19 2016 (13:29)
SER Antyodaya Era^~   6591 blog posts   7884 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 1701487-2            Tags   Past Edits
Yes ..It badly needed one.
SER can provide PC for East coast exp and then let the Closed-Non functional PC to run overnight with same Rake as Kriya Yoga express.
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Jan 16 2014 (15:24)   18646/East Coast Express (PT)

Guest: 3f7196f9   show all posts
Entry# 965944            Tags   Past Edits
Dirtiest !

3 posts - Thu Jan 23, 2014

Jan 23 2014 (20:32)
SER Antyodaya Era^~   6591 blog posts   7884 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 965944-4            Tags   Past Edits
Ghy trains are little dirty...?? they are the dirtiest specially which are going to ghy and coming from south states......

Jan 23 2014 (20:47)
karthikpervela   898 blog posts   63 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 965944-5            Tags   Past Edits
I didnt want to offend ghy ppl..so said a little

Jan 25 2014 (18:24)
SER Antyodaya Era^~   6591 blog posts   7884 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 965944-6            Tags   Past Edits
ghy people knows that how NFR ghy div takes care of its trains...just like we odisha people know how SER takes care of its train....you will never find any SER train with new or medium aged rake...always it gives rusty,old and torn out rakes to its train...

Feb 04 2014 (20:09)
Pavankumar2717~   5609 blog posts   401 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 965944-7            Tags   Past Edits
Gen bogie neat in east coast great

Feb 05 2015 (00:15)
gvvnjr   393 blog posts   70 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 965944-8            Tags   Past Edits
worst and dirtiest trains in the route. no doubt about that
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Nov 10 2013 (11:59)   12704/Falaknuma SF Express (PT)

Soumya Banerjee   115 blog posts
Entry# 901674            Tags   Past Edits
Beware of the eunauches boarding the train and demanding money and doing all sorts of nuiscance, especially when the train crosses odhisha.Found mostly on sleeper coaches.

Jul 21 2015 (09:18)
Bring Back Golden Days of IRI*^~   30995 blog posts   68025 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 901674-2            Tags   Past Edits
Its common scenario in almost all india not for singw particular state
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Jan 22 2014 (18:57)   12704/Falaknuma SF Express (PT)

lepakkumar~   740 blog posts   1730 correct pred (67% accurate)
Entry# 971944            Tags   Past Edits
this train i one of the most prestigious train from scr but it gets delay always at bza even though it gets a sc gooty wdb4b but it gets delay after croosing guntur i mean new guntur the coaches were good and maintaind well i think most of the coaches having plug points and jam packd this train escpclly hwh people are going to board this train from sc so book advance only u cannot get a confirmd tckt
speed 4/5
neatness 4.5/5
sound 5/5
pantry car 3.5/5

Jan 23 2014 (12:32)
SER Antyodaya Era^~   6591 blog posts   7884 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 971944-1            Tags   Past Edits
yes..majority of kolkata and odisha people takes this train due to its enough aggresive and fast tt....it gets a bit late near around BZA,but still covers the late between BZA ad VSKP in night time....but then gets late near BBS and CTC ...and also sometime if more than 3omin late,then gets overtaken just near balasore by rajdhani exp......

Oct 06 2014 (00:01)
Soumya Banerjee   115 blog posts
Re# 971944-2            Tags   Past Edits
At the last leg of its journey, between KGP and HWH it punches maximum speed and reaches HWH exactly at 17:45 (its correct arrival time at howrah).It makes up all delay between KGP and HWH.

Oct 09 2014 (13:59)
SER Antyodaya Era^~   6591 blog posts   7884 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 971944-3            Tags   Past Edits
If its late at ctc,then just before balasore it gets rampaged by bbs rajdhani. Then it gets bit more late at balasore also becoz it has to wait till rajdhani gets cleared of balasore as rajdhani also stops at bls. But after bls,falaknuma only has 2 stops and enough slack is given. 231 km from bls to howrah,,and time taken is 3hr 53min. Avg speed is just 59kmph.
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Nov 15 2014 (19:02)   16218/Sainagar Shirdi - Mysuru Weekly Express

nanihampi   6 blog posts   3 correct pred (75% accurate)
Entry# 1277595            Tags   Past Edits
This train requires one Pantry compulsory because in day time from Solapur to hospet you get any good food at all although this train is having limited stoppages in main cities in small stations this train will stop much time in intermeated staions..
Station Tip
Dec 15 2014 (13:07)   SUR/Solapur (5 PFs)

KJM SBC YPR~   421 blog posts   48 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 1308531            Tags   Past Edits
One gets good (not excellent) quality PAV BHAJI at SUR station in the mornings for breakfast at affordable prices. Sold on almost all platforms. Worth trying.
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