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Today (15:43)   SBC/KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore) (10 PFs)

Foamer~   1224 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.
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
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.
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).
For location here is a link click here
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.
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.
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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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*^~   5451 blog posts   20 correct pred (60% accurate)
Re# 1019675-2            Tags   Past Edits
The tip is rather interesting and unusual. Pl. provide further info.
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?
Did you get your allotted berth in the missed train at Nagda?

Mar 10 2014 (22:03)
RF Z ▶NEVER BOARD A MOVING TRAIN◀*^~   11173 blog posts   2560 correct pred (83% accurate)
Re# 1019675-5            Tags   Past Edits
Interesting indeed. (y)

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?
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.

Mar 29 2014 (01:25)
pratkal   108 blog posts   11 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 1019675-7            Tags   Past Edits
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

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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Apr 12 2015 (17:30)   12142/Patliputra - Mumbai LTT SF Express (PT)

rdb*^   30538 blog posts   359395 correct pred (79% accurate)
Entry# 1426466            Tags   Past Edits
Any body who wants to travel to Thane / Mulund etc, and nearby areas, plz book tkt till Dadar , get down at KYN and board a Local to Thane...it will save lot of hassles...also no need to buy different ticket from Kalyan to Thane / Mulund etc, as this Tkt is valid till Dadar.

Today (19:59)
Bengal Nagpur Railway™~   2334 blog posts   135 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1426466-1            Tags   Past Edits
Is reservation tickets (SL, 3A, 2A) of Mail/Express vaild to travel in Suburban (Mumbai) trains? Please do guide, I usually buy separate ticket for journey.

Today (20:01)
Yash Railographer~   351 blog posts   66 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 1426466-2            Tags   Past Edits
Really, when did this rule start? I wasn't aware.

Today (20:22)
suraj prakash   6500 blog posts   6662 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 1426466-3            Tags   Past Edits
Onboard a Suburban train , there will no TC or ticket checking.
Only checking will be done when u alight your train at any station.
At station premises, TC checks the Ticket and that only thing matters to him is Date of Journey on ticket and is the Alighting station is correct or not.
You have booked Ticket till dadar for a Express train,
and you will be alighting at Dadar station (doesn't matters whether by Express or EMU) , so no one will stop you.

Today (21:31)
rdb*^   30538 blog posts   359395 correct pred (79% accurate)
Re# 1426466-4            Tags   Past Edits
i personally travelled in 12142 and was to travel to thane, and TTE advised me the same...to get down at KYN, and take local to Thane..and off-course the TTE was of CR who wd have had been aware of rules, esp in mumbai areas,,,so I take it as correct advice by TTE..
Train Tip
May 22 2016 (17:17)   59385/Penchvalley Fast Passenger | INDB/Indore Junction BG (6 PFs)

nsahu0201~   583 blog posts   43 correct pred (83% accurate)
Entry# 1859482            Tags   Past Edits
indore me mainly 1,2,3,& 4 Platform hi h.
5 &6 No. Platform 300m k distance par h Indb k 1 no. Platform se
jo ki park road platform kahlata h. Dewas end side
& 6 no. Platform se only
RTM- INDB- RTM DEMU chalti h 3(pair)
59385 INDB-CWA PANCHVALLEY pessenger origiate hoti h
& 59380 MKC-INDB pessenger terminate hoti h
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Feb 11 2017 (14:28)   12724/Telangana Express (PT)

Shivam~   3671 blog posts   1074 correct pred (87% accurate)
Entry# 2160113            Tags   Past Edits
Nagpur to Secunderabad shows not available, book nagpur to Hyderabad

Today (16:45)
Har har mahadev*^~   6199 blog posts   4665 correct pred (60% accurate)
Re# 2160113-1            Tags   Past Edits
copy cat :)
Station Tip
Feb 03 2016 (13:33)   BPL/Bhopal Junction (6 PFs)

Gajendra Sahu~   1256 blog posts   153 correct pred (80% accurate)
Entry# 1728406            Tags   Past Edits
chartered buses office is just outside pf no 6 this is the best option for travelling to indore .travel time 3 hours approx ticket 310

Feb 03 2016 (16:48)
DJ™^~   15435 blog posts   185350 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 1728406-1            Tags   Past Edits
It is more comfortable with good services compare to BPL-INDB rail journey

Today (14:28)
nitishpandey18   1 blog posts
Re# 1728406-2            Tags   Past Edits
nowdays price of ticket is 330 rs and in day time it takes 4 hours and in night 3:30 hours to reach indore

Today (15:07)
harshadkate   426 blog posts
Re# 1728406-3            Tags   Past Edits
still better than the intercity which costs 350 buks and takes 4.5 hours

Today (15:15)
nitishpandey18   1 blog posts
Re# 1728406-4            Tags   Past Edits
yes intercity is one of best train in this route but only when you are travelling in 2s and general coach
Station Tip
Oct 20 2015 (08:34)   SVDK/Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra (3 PFs)

Jaι внaraт Jananιya тanυjaтнe*^~   5767 blog posts   634 correct pred (69% accurate)
Entry# 1622614            Tags   Past Edits
IRCTC Food Lounge and Menu of Restaurant.
Hygienic, Reasonable Rates, Quality Place to eat.
Situated at First Floor.

Jan 09 2016 (18:38)
IR no more Safe^~   18857 blog posts   93932 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 1622614-1            Tags   Past Edits
seems some 4/5 * Hotel..
All Veg Meals i guess ??

Jan 09 2016 (20:19)
Jaι внaraт Jananιya тanυjaтнe*^~   5767 blog posts   634 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1622614-2            Tags   Past Edits
You will find all veg meals vaishnav food only in katra

Oct 07 2016 (13:13)
kiRti SolAnki~   4079 blog posts   1616 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 1622614-3            Tags   Past Edits
How many distance from pf 1??

Oct 07 2016 (20:28)
Jaι внaraт Jananιya тanυjaтнe*^~   5767 blog posts   634 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1622614-4            Tags   Past Edits
On first floor of station building. Above ticket counter
Station Tip
Mar 06 2014 (15:38)   BPL/Bhopal Junction (6 PFs)

Charm Vanished*^~   20632 blog posts   19691 correct pred (77% accurate)
Entry# 1015590            Tags   Past Edits
Passengers having time awaiting trains may have PURE VEG FOOD at: Manohar Dairy and Restaurant, 6, Hamidia Road, Bhopal. It is just 200 yards from Platform # 6 exit. The food is awesome. Snacks and sweets are also available. Phone Nos. 0755-2740465, 2740454

Apr 13 2016 (02:56)
Montez~   2365 blog posts   1582 correct pred (60% accurate)
Re# 1015590-1            Tags   Past Edits
As Manohar offers food much expensive than as is the quality, many prefer 'Brijwasi Restaurant' in front of PF-6.

Apr 13 2016 (05:48)
Charm Vanished*^~   20632 blog posts   19691 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 1015590-2            Tags   Past Edits
You may be right, but quality and hygiene has a premium tag. Even otherwise, the prices are affordable.
Station Tip
May 13 2015 (11:46)   SVDK/Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra (3 PFs)

Katni Grade Separator~   1735 blog posts   3539 correct pred (85% accurate)
Entry# 1466645            Tags   Past Edits
Katra Station- A beacon of the on going modernisation over Indian Railways today!
Facilities :-
1. IRCTC Guest House (Ground Floor)
2. Food Court (Ground Floor)
3. Shopping Lounge
Tourist guide counter (Ground Floor)
5. Cloak room (Ground Floor)
6. Waiting Hall (Ground Floor)
7. VIP lounge (Ground Floor)
8. Escalators
9. Lifts
10. Parking spaces
11. Cafeteria (Ground Floor)
12. IRCTC Restaurant (First Flooor)
* Regular bus services are available from Katra Bus Depot for Jammu. Tourists can easily reach Jammu (railhead) in about 1 hour.
*Direct bus services are also available from Katra to Pathankot via Jammu.
For more info :- /blog/post/1466326

Oct 13 2016 (14:22)
kiRti SolAnki~   4079 blog posts   1616 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 1466645-1            Tags   Past Edits
Waiting hall is chargeable?
Station Tip
Nov 10 2013 (10:34)   HBJ/Bhopal HabibGanj (5 PFs)

Love the weather of Bangalore*^~   5847 blog posts   16805 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 901513            Tags   Past Edits
Very Good Clean Station Because Of Various feature--
1. Very neat and clean all platform .
2. escalator Avilable on PF no 1.
3. Big Train yard .
4. Coachin depo

Nov 10 2013 (20:11)
Love the weather of Bangalore*^~   5847 blog posts   16805 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 901513-1            Tags   Past Edits
Need more Signal for HBj railway station
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