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Ticket Booking/WL
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Aug 30 2016 (17:24)   12785/Kacheguda - KSR Bengaluru City SF Express (PT) | GBD/Gauribidanur (3 PFs)

ಅಶೋಕ್ अशोक Ashok*^~   17958 blog posts   37918 correct pred (65% accurate)
Entry# 1976451            Tags   Past Edits
For passengers bound to Tumkur and surrounding areas, its better to get down at Gauribidanur as there is a direct bus from Gauribidanur to Tumkur at 5am via Koratagere (Total travel time is 2 hours). This is a private bus service (quite prompt in maintaining timings) and government bus service starts by 7am. Bus stand at Gauribidanur is in walkable distance from railway station (around 1.5 kms). Autos are available at station entrance.
Also buses bound to Tumkur, pass by LC gate located next to railway station where in they stop for passengers to board.
  
06
Train Tip
Rail Fanning
0 Followers
1571 views
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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Train Tip
General
0 Followers
195 views
Jan 19 2017 (09:04)   16581/KSR Bengaluru - Shivamogga Town Express

Prometh Suresh   105 blog posts   180 correct pred (63% accurate)
Entry# 2132091            Tags   Past Edits
New Deen Dayalu UR coaches are present on this train.

  
196 views
Jan 19 2017 (09:06)
Revoke ban on Jallikattu^~   8612 blog posts   8440 correct pred (85% accurate)
Re# 2132091-1            Tags   Past Edits
Which zone were these coaches of? SWR or NER?
  
026
Train Tip
Food/Catering
0 Followers
6494 views
Apr 11 2016 (11:58)   12368/Vikramshila Express (PT)

Ranchi Trip may be in Ranchi Garib Rath^~   27736 blog posts   22231 correct pred (75% accurate)
Entry# 1798580            Tags   Past Edits
Revolution to this train service if ignore its punctuality, 3AC service was awesome, its feels like I was In Rajdhani train, cleanliness is 101% toilets were neat and clean, floor were dry and water is present in whole journey, air freshener smells feels like five star hotel, behavior of staff is surprisingly good, sold water bottles and cold drinks in MRP rates, food-tea tastes better, in pic u will found that how they serve the hygienic food, packed salad, packed halwa, rice are cooked better, Chappati with ghee, overall food was 9 out of 10, two times they come with satisfaction form to take ratings about whole journey, really surprising that Railway is Changing and moving to the path of development and improvement in all sectors...

1 posts - Mon Apr 11, 2016

  
5861 views
Apr 12 2016 (01:35)
Ranchi Trip may be in Ranchi Garib Rath^~   27736 blog posts   22231 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 1798580-2            Tags   Past Edits
Don't know about general coaches but service was too in Sleeper and 3AC noted my self, sleeper were better rush was there but cleaning coaches were clean, toilets are dry and clean

  
1927 views
Nov 22 2016 (01:27)
DIVERT AZAD HIND EXPRESS VIA ADRA~   734 blog posts   16 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1798580-3            Tags   Past Edits
I think Kalka Mail also Serves Food like Vikramshila.

  
744 views
Jan 17 2017 (06:41)
DIVERT AZAD HIND EXPRESS VIA ADRA~   734 blog posts   16 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1798580-4            Tags   Past Edits
Not good as Poorva Express. But I think it's OK.

  
748 views
Jan 17 2017 (07:13)
Ranchi Trip may be in Ranchi Garib Rath^~   27736 blog posts   22231 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 1798580-5            Tags   Past Edits
better than poorva
i also added the travel tip of poorva via gaya
the train was nothing best just 130 mps is better

  
727 views
Jan 17 2017 (07:38)
Ranchi Trip may be in Ranchi Garib Rath^~   27736 blog posts   22231 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 1798580-6            Tags   Past Edits
  
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Toilet/Water/Cleanliness
0 Followers
2658 views
Nov 19 2014 (15:12)   16501/Ahmedabad - Yesvantpur Weekly Express

BRC Amul WAP7 bw WADI GTL~   962 blog posts   385 correct pred (69% accurate)
Entry# 1280973            Tags   Past Edits
Train toilets being water washed at SUR
  
05
Train Tip
Food/Catering
0 Followers
2647 views
Nov 18 2014 (18:50)   16501/Ahmedabad - Yesvantpur Weekly Express

BRC Amul WAP7 bw WADI GTL~   962 blog posts   385 correct pred (69% accurate)
Entry# 1280271            Tags   Past Edits
Served decent hot Gobi Manchurian and samosas
  
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Train Tip
Food/Catering
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3178 views
Dec 30 2014 (10:16)   09721/Jaipur - Udaipur City SpecialFare SF Special

MaximuS   41 blog posts   3643 correct pred (96% accurate)
Entry# 1324545            Tags   Past Edits
Absolutely nill catering in this train. No vendors enter any of the coaches.
The last and only good place to buy breakfast is Ajmer Jn platform..
  
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Train Tip
Rail Fanning
0 Followers
11651 views
Dec 07 2013 (00:21)   12432/Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin - Thiruvananthapuram Central Rajdhani Express

akshayhariharan   525 blog posts   2791 correct pred (66% accurate)
Entry# 927477            Tags   Past Edits
Pls carry ur camera on this route to capture the picturesque Konkan Railway right from Panvel to Mangalore which the train covers in broad daylight

  
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Dec 07 2013 (20:55)
Trump Is The President   6620 blog posts   1641 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 927477-1            Tags   Past Edits
Cheaper version is Marusagar which has SL and general too. Rajdhani is not good for rail fanning as doors are closed and the windows are tinted. Usually they don't allow you to open the doors as pantry guys are busy stacking food near them. Marusagar any day.

  
Dec 07 2013 (21:18)
Kishor*^~   4490 blog posts   123 correct pred (62% accurate)
Re# 927477-2            Tags   Past Edits
and both are having Panvel as reaching point in moring 05.05 ...
but not meeting as both run on different days ...

  
5393 views
Aug 04 2016 (19:29)
pramodbhandari52   450 blog posts
Re# 927477-3            Tags   Past Edits
Should be Commercial halt at RATLAM jn.the Divisional Headquarter of western Railway along WI th Goa Rajdhani exp.& Kerla- Goa Sampark Kranti express.
Ydi ye halt hote hai to Madhya Pradesh me in trains ka ekmaatra Commercial halt hoga.
tHANkS

  
1880 views
Dec 18 2016 (12:46)
Saurabh®~   1287 blog posts   36 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 927477-4            Tags   Past Edits
For railfanning in konkan railway kerala sampark kranti express is best in the route. Has sleeper coaches, less stoppages , good punctuality and also less disturbance from unreserved passenger like the UP bihar routes.
  
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Train Tip
Food/Catering
0 Followers
9426 views
Feb 15 2014 (07:57)   12286/Hazrat Nizamuddin - Secunderabad Duronto Express

Tejas*^~   6364 blog posts   4332 correct pred (63% accurate)
Entry# 996093            Tags   Past Edits
The food quality and quantity have notched up after the recent hike in catering charges. Pls don't hesitate to ask for extras, I was happily served extra rotis on 2 occasions . And I did see people asking for extra rice, dal etc which he served with a smile on his face. Surprisingly the pantry guys never asked for any tips.

  
5626 views
Feb 15 2014 (09:54)
Gopal*^~   13714 blog posts   54289 correct pred (80% accurate)
Re# 996093-1            Tags   Past Edits
Unlimited meal:)

  
Feb 16 2014 (21:24)
Prashant*^~   2111 blog posts   3121 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 996093-2            Tags   Past Edits
Useful tip

  
6792 views
Mar 26 2014 (16:21)
Omer   107 blog posts   593 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 996093-3            Tags   Past Edits
I travelled in this train from sec to nzm and vice versa ,yes they will give you xtra roti or dal but they do ask for tips even the housekeeping staff asks for tips.

  
6800 views
Mar 26 2014 (16:41)
Tejas*^~   6364 blog posts   4332 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 996093-4            Tags   Past Edits
Yes, the housekeeping staff certainly do(I paid rs 10) but I don't remember the catering guys asking for tips from me or my co passengers. Perhaps I was lucky on the day.
  
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Food/Catering
0 Followers
5183 views
May 25 2014 (10:41)   12269/Chennai Central - Hazrat Nizamuddin Duronto Express

Adil   876 blog posts   15892 correct pred (85% accurate)
Entry# 1110410            Tags   Past Edits
In SL class 1st breakfast choice is not there & than any choice given by passenger remains for the next 3 meals i.e. lunch dinner & breakfast 2 & No ice cream or dessert after main meals
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