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Station Tip
Auto/Taxi/Bus
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Apr 25 2014 (16:28)   CBF/Coimbatore North (2 PFs)

க்ரிஷ் క్రిష్ ಕೃಷ್ കൃഷ് कृष   482 blog posts
Entry# 1071296            Tags   Past Edits
7.GOING TO Marudhamalai/TNAU/BU/RS Puram FROM CBF
* PART OF CBE MAIN - CBE BUS STATIONS CONNECTIVITY *
*Planning to goto Marudhamalai Murugan Temple? To the state's sole agricultural university? To the north indians' resident hub RS Puram? ALIGHT HERE.
*This station is too nearer to all these locations than CBE MAIN and has enough bus connectivity and taxis and autos are also available
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widely. Also you can avoid the huge slack time between CBF and CBE which happens for most trains.
*FREQUENT BUS ROUTE: 7,7C
CBF - RS Puram 2.2 KMS
*FREQUENT BUS ROUTE: 70 Power House Bus Stop
1,1A,1B,1D,1E From CBF Flyover Bus Stop
CBF - TNAU 3.4 KMS
CBF - Bharathiar University & Law College 11 KMS
CBF - Marudhamalai Murugan Temple 12.5 KMS

  
Aug 27 2014 (17:17)
▓██▓▒░sGs░▒▓██▓*^~   6119 blog posts   9821 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 1071296-1            Tags   Past Edits
Useful For Passengers in Cheran/Nilgiri/ICE/Rameshwaram Exp/Egmore/Chemmozhi trains, Only These are the Express Stop here

  
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Sep 17 2014 (21:48)
க்ரிஷ் క్రిష్ ಕೃಷ್ കൃഷ് कृष   482 blog posts
Re# 1071296-2            Tags   Past Edits
Of course its meant for that :)

  
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Feb 23 2017 (20:55)
Prancing Deer ED   129 blog posts   57 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1071296-3            Tags   Past Edits
For people getting down at CBE Main.
S26, S15, 1A and 46 go directly to maruthamalai but their frequency is poor.
Bus no 1C can be used to get down at vadavalli and proceed onwards towards maruthamalai. 1C has excellent frequency throughout the day. Onwards one can catch 70 from vadavalli to maruthamalai which also has excellent frequency.
For going upto navavoor pirivu/kalveerampalayam and
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thomdamuthur, one can catch 64 series from railway station but on opposite side as bus comes from gandhipuram and goes via townhall.
For people getting down at odd hours at CBE Main, they can proceed to Gandhipuram and get direct bus to vadavalli/maruthamalai (70 series). This is useful for people coming by island, YPR-CAN from bangalore.
In return direction, according to a TNSTC conductor, the first bus from maruthamalai to gandhipuram (70 series) is at 3.50 am for every 10 mins. I have personally caught a bus at 4.15am for CBE Main (S26).
Please note, during summers there have been elephant herds spotted around maruthamalai area at odd hours. A herd has also destroyed shops near the maruthamalai bus stand. It would be advisable if people be careful while travelling at odd hours.
  
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Station Tip
General
0 Followers
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Aug 13 2016 (22:43)   JSM/Jaisalmer (3 PFs)

namitaduttade~   62 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 1961997            Tags   Past Edits
JSM/Jaisalmer (3 PFs), the "Golden City of India". "Sonar Kella" at the background.
  
8. MTP ROAD BUS STAND
* PART OF CBE MAIN - CBE BUS STATIONS CONNECTIVITY *
* MTP ROAD BS is nothing but the bus stand on Mettupalayam (Ooty) Road. Locally called as 'New bus stand'
* It is the only BS in Western TN certified with ISO
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Actually the plan was to have all MTP, Sathy, Nilgiris and Karnataka buses to shed here, which has not happened now.
* Now most of the KSRTC buses heading to destinations other than SBC like MYS,DVG,HARIHAR,SHIMOGA,KOLLUR,KOLLEHAL,CHIKMAGALU R,MANGALORE,MADIKERI,UDUPI start from MTP Road BS. Buses to and fro Mettupalayam, Ooty, Coonoor, Gudalur pass through the BS.
*CBE MAIN TO MTP RD BS - 32 SERIES (Frequently available)
*PTJ/Ukkadam BS - MTP RD BS - 4 SERIES (Frequently available)

  
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Jun 10 2014 (17:16)
No more DLS or ELS Hereafter only a Locoshed*^~   9567 blog posts   497 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 1130344-1            Tags   Past Edits
4 series is very frequent

  
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Feb 23 2017 (20:42)
Prancing Deer ED   129 blog posts   57 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1130344-2            Tags   Past Edits
11 series can also be used to get down at saibaba koil which is near the bus stand. It starts from the railway station and has good frequency from early morning 4.00 am.
  
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Station Tip
Pilgrimage
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Dec 01 2013 (20:05)   SC/Secunderabad Junction (10 PFs)

✿ఛుక్ 🚃 ఛుక్ 🚃 రైలు✿~   3923 blog posts   149 correct pred (71% accurate)
Entry# 922532            Tags   Past Edits
'ANANTHAGIRI HILLS' is famous near vikarabad 6kms from railway station...famous god 'Anantha Padmanabha Swamy'...for transportation can engage share autos...per head 10/- or can go in APSRTC bus very near to rly stn in ord bus it is 7/- per head
onward journey can go in SC-VKB psgr for convenience...can make darshanam happily... and in return can travel in 12748/palnadu exp upto sec'bad.
  
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Station Tip
Food/Restaurants
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Jan 27 2014 (02:19)   KPV/Kashipur Junction (3 PFs)

शताब्दी एक्सप्रेस देश की शान~   368 blog posts   859 correct pred (79% accurate)
Entry# 975915            Tags   Past Edits
the local station vendors give 5 puri with aalo sabji or soyabeen bari sabji which taste outstanding. I can assure you people that you will never get that taste even in a nice restaurant if any railfan visit here he is welcome to taste it.

1 posts - Apr 2016

  
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Feb 19 2017 (15:39)
Foamer~   1288 blog posts
Re# 975915-2            Tags   Past Edits
Very useful. Thanks. What is that yellow food item ? Looks like french fries kind of food.

  
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Feb 19 2017 (23:34)
©®™१२४३९ राँची राजधानी एक्सप्रेस १२४४० ™®©^~   2113 blog posts   19691 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 975915-3            Tags   Past Edits
Aloo sabji.

  
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Feb 20 2017 (00:03)
Foamer~   1288 blog posts
Re# 975915-4            Tags   Past Edits
The fried finger chips like thing. ?? That's aloo?

  
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Feb 20 2017 (00:17)
©®™१२४३९ राँची राजधानी एक्सप्रेस १२४४० ™®©^~   2113 blog posts   19691 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 975915-5            Tags   Past Edits
Yes

  
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Feb 23 2017 (20:14)
शताब्दी एक्सप्रेस देश की शान~   368 blog posts   859 correct pred (79% accurate)
Re# 975915-6            Tags   Past Edits
Are wo mooli ka achar hai.. the keep these in oil and salt only and they are damn tasty.
  
The food is tasty provided by MOW. Bread cutlet 35 Rs, Tea - 10 Rs, Lunch and Dinner at 120 INR only.

  
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Feb 19 2017 (23:47)
arunpanchal2   246 blog posts
Re# 2171133-1            Tags   Past Edits
Dinner does not deserve Rs 120/-. Same food i had purchased on 70/- at Bina Jn. Just ask them menu and bill (Which they will not provide) .
MOW always looting passenger.

  
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Feb 20 2017 (00:17)
©®™१२४३९ राँची राजधानी एक्सप्रेस १२४४० ™®©^~   2113 blog posts   19691 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 2171133-2            Tags   Past Edits
They hv no rate card. U cnt remain hungry for some few bucks.

  
Feb 20 2017 (02:13)
Bengal Nagpur Railway™~   2336 blog posts   138 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2171133-3            Tags   Past Edits
Even on 12102 Jnaneshwari Delx Meals on Wheels guys sell Dinner/Lunch at ₹.120 which it's not worth.
Reason is they have many buyers whom readily buy at any price. In a recent journey by my sister in 12860 Gitanjali Express on 14/07/16 (Sunday) was charged ₹.170 for dinner which she demanded bill & when it was refused, she threatened to complain over Twitter, then only they returned ₹.100 to her! While co-passengers were least bothered about this over charging, so just imagine what's mentality of people!

  
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Feb 20 2017 (19:29)
SER Antyodaya Era^~   6516 blog posts   6836 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 2171133-4            Tags   Past Edits
I have travelled in Jnaneswari and Samarsata , and i have pressurized the PC guys to provide me the actual priced Food. They 1st became off-guard and rejected saying that its the Railway price. I asked for Menu card and they gave up.
In end, their reply came , " Sir railways ke different food rates hain. 170 hai, 120 hai, 70 hai and 55 bhi hai. Aap jo demand kar rhe thhe wo sasta wala meal hai."
I replied, " Koi baat nahi. Tum wohi leke aao and AS PER
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THE MENU hi lana or else ek call karunga , tumhare manager ki hawa tight ho jayegi."
So, the only thing matter is Passengers mentality. While this much scene was happening, my co-passengers were least bothered and were busy filling their tummy with "Overpriced Food".

  
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Feb 23 2017 (18:37)
Finish NS to KPLH quickly🙏🏻~   285 blog posts   53 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 2171133-5            Tags   Past Edits
"Hawa tight"😂. Good reply
  
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Train Tip
Toilet/Water/Cleanliness
0 Followers
194 views
Feb 23 2017 (18:17)   16235/Tuticorin - Mysuru Express

Don Abul   3 blog posts
Entry# 2175785            Tags   Past Edits
Maintain clean

  
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Feb 23 2017 (18:27)
Finish NS to KPLH quickly🙏🏻~   285 blog posts   53 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 2175785-1            Tags   Past Edits
You could elaborate your tip by mentioning what was not clean in the train and in which class.
  
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Train Tip
Ticket Booking/WL
0 Followers
7617 views
Mar 10 2014 (12:27)   12415/Indore - Delhi Sarai Rohilla SF Intercity Express

yratadiya   489 blog posts   348 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 1019675            Tags   Past Edits
If you miss this train at Indore, don't panic. Catch 12962 Avantika departing at 16:25. You will be able to catch Indore NZM intercity at Nagda, without any hassles... In fact you need not climb stairs as well, on one side of platform is Avantika and other side is this train... (Just pray that TTE donot allot your berth to someone else. Otherwise try to get in touch with TTE via some one in Ujjain, Dewas ...

  
Mar 10 2014 (18:33)
moderator*^~   5458 blog posts   20 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 1019675-2            Tags   Past Edits
The tip is rather interesting and unusual. Pl. provide further info.
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1. Why or how often would passengers miss the train, after long advance planning?
2. Did it happen to you, and did you know of this tip beforehand, or did you just try it out?
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Did you get your allotted berth in the missed train at Nagda?
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Thanks.

  
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Mar 10 2014 (22:03)
RF Z ▶NEVER BOARD A MOVING TRAIN◀*^~   11193 blog posts   2561 correct pred (84% accurate)
Re# 1019675-5            Tags   Past Edits
Interesting indeed. (y)

  
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Mar 11 2014 (11:22)
yratadiya   489 blog posts   348 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1019675-6            Tags   Past Edits
1. Why or how often would passengers miss the train, after long advance planning?
There can be any reason like stuck in traffic jam... Or coming from near by village to Indore to catch train and bus broke down... Or plans to travel in general class... My relatives have missed trains from Ratlam due to bad roads to reach ratlam due to heavy rains leading to potholes.
2. Did it happen to you, and did you know of this tip beforehand, or did you just try it out?
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recent months I travelled twice from Indore in Avantika (latest one being this Sunday night) and always reached station before departure of INDB NZM Intercity. But on both occasions when I reached Nagda, I saw that train standing... On reaching office yesterday I just found that the timings are in such a way that this can become a tip.
3. Did you get your allotted berth in the missed train at Nagda?
Never travelled in INDB NZM Intercity.

  
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Mar 29 2014 (01:25)
pratkal   108 blog posts   11 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 1019675-7            Tags   Past Edits
@3
can confirm heppend to me once when railway changed the time table missed the train from ujjain was able to get indore about same time

  
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Oct 17 2014 (00:03)
Guest: 3bcaa695   show all posts
Re# 1019675-8            Tags   Past Edits
You can travel by bus and catch train at ujjain junction..because it take only 1hr to travel to ujjain by road.
  
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Station Tip
Food/Restaurants
0 Followers
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Feb 22 2017 (15:43)   SBC/KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore) (10 PFs)

Foamer~   1288 blog posts
Entry# 2174309            Tags   Past Edits
Tip is for: People coming to Bengaluru for some exam/interview etc... and stay in lodges in Majestic area around SBC. Also for Bengalureans who love food and those catching afternoon trains and who would love to have some good non-veg food in the train.
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S.G.S Non-veg hotel serves one of the best chicken palavs and is very famous too. The palav is spicy with good sized pieces of chicken served with half a boiled egg, a slice of lemon and some fresh cut onions and cucumber. If you eat there, they serve
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it in a
Donne (bowl made from dried leaves). Or you can ask for parcel, which is given in a plastic box at no extra charge. The place is small and you will have to eat standing like in a fast food restaurant.
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The timings and cost are in pics. It's better to buy earlier than 1 pm as sometimes it gets over by then (limited preparation being one of the USP). In the evenings they serve kabab and kshatriya (a deep fried chicken item marinated in spices).
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For location here is a link click here
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For those staying in lodges around Majestic - it is at a walkable distance of around 1.5 Km from the station. Ask for Sowrastrapet or just Gundu Palav hotel or Donne Biryani hotel and people will guide you.
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For Bengalureans who are interested to buy this before boarding your train, leave a little early because as you may know this is old Bengaluru with narrow lanes, so getting caught in traffic jam is usual. There is place for bike parking but if you go by auto or car then you need to walk a bit.
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For more info and pics - Google search - Gundu Palav, there quite a few reviews and social media pages about this hotel.
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Station Tip
Sightseeing
0 Followers
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Nov 10 2013 (20:44)   SCT/Sengottai (4 PFs)

maheshsunda*^~   4331 blog posts   31393 correct pred (71% accurate)
Entry# 902387            Tags   Past Edits
1. Alight here for the famous Achankovil Ayyappa Temple in Kerala covered under Sabarimala pilgrimage.
2. Alight here for the Kumbavurutti waterfalls in Kerala.
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Though both of them are geographically in Kerala, the nearest railway station is Sengottai, TN, approx 19 km by road.
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