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One general second-class coach will be withdrawn temporarily from the train numbers 12609, to facilitate maintenance at pit line No.2 at Bangalore City station.
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Aug 30 2014 (9:22PM)   12609/Chennai-Bangalore Intercity Express        
 

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12609 MAS-SBC Intercity Express rips past with RPM WAP-7 in lead
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Aug 15 2014 (8:37PM)   12609/Chennai-Bangalore Intercity Express        
 

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INDIAN RAILWAYS:RPM WAP-7 30319 OVERTAKES RPM WAP-7 30393
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Jul 12 2014 (2:02PM)   12609/Chennai-Bangalore Intercity Express        
 

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Especially high speed crossing by mysore chennai shatabdi express and Bangalore chennai Durango Dd which I couldn't capture
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It has been a week since I travelled in 12609. It was wonderful trip from chennai to Bangalore in a day train. Could some amazing views of nature and of course rail. Especially high speed crossing by mysore chennai shatabdi express and Bangalore chennai Dd which I couldn't capture. Thanks for motorolo for coming up with moto g. A budget phone with good camera. Never missed my camera. So finally here are few pics of the trip which I could capture to share with fellow iri members. Hope you will like it.

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spectacular shot man

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Jul 12 2014 (12:36PM)   12609/Chennai-Bangalore Intercity Express | MPI/Melpatti        
 

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img20140705165341898.jpg#SB Nature at its best. Full station with hill behind.

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Superb timing....updated as SB :)

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It was luck in fact. My intention was just to get hill behind. But ended up in this.
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Jul 07 2014 (12:15PM)   12609/Chennai-Bangalore Intercity Express        
 

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Date of Jouney: 05-July-2014
Coach: D4
From: Chennai
To: Bangalore
I wish RB/SR/SWR should consider a train between MAS-SBC in between Brindavan and Intercity. After 7.50am, the next train available is only at 1.35pm. Time Gap of 5hr 45min. I think if some train is introduced around 10.30 or 11. It will be good and surely will get good patronage.
The train was waiting at MAS PF3 for it departure, and as expected general compartments were full and Second sitting were occupied by only reserved people. Train got starter only at 1:40PM. A
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delayed start by 5min. Initial run was really pathetic, it was moving in speed, which can be sad as neither good, nor bad. As each station passes by delay was getting increased, further it was increased with overtake of PATNA-SBC Premum Special. The delayed finally reached upti 35min by the time the train left Katpadi. Sceen in second sittings were changing. Now it is becoming like General compartment. The TV was on, tamil comedy clips were shown, film Indian/Anniyan etc etc were played. Not fully. But from here and there. Few Clips. As the train left JTJ, the speed got increased. Then it started showing what real SF is. The program in TV changed from Tamil to Kannada and english some dance shows. It was still finding tough to maintain the time since only slack i found was in between Banglore CANT and SBC. Finally it reached SBC 10min late. There was drastic change in weather. From Hot chennai to Cool Bangalore.
Catering: At MAS, you will be getting Biriyani's. Further Tea, Soup, Coffee. Evening snacks include Vada, cutlet, bhaji, samoosa, Masala dosa, bread omelet.
Maintainance and cleaniness: I dont think i need to describe it. Train belongs to "SWR" so you can guess. SWR you are great.. SR people should go and learn from them.
Punctuality: Will give above average. Eventhough late, it had good run, and somewhat managed to keep up the TT when it reached Bangalore
Things to be changed: Eventhough tough call for TTE, unreserved passengers should be avoided in reserved coaches especially in secon sitting, where there is no scope of adjustment. All will be standing, which will be hampering the movement of catering staff and passengers who wish to go to bathrooms.

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Raghu   691 blog posts   193 correct pred (62% accurate)  
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Better to have a train starting immediately after Brindavan b/w MAS and JTJ and the train can have RSA with JTJ-BWT passenger and return back to MAS in the night. End to End unreserved pax in ICE or Lalbagh is less...

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Jul 08 2014 (8:55PM)        

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Still mas SBC train around 11 will be good. May be with less reserved coaches

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A train can run at SNSI Express slot for 6 days a week for MAS-SBC or may be till MYS too

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That's night slot rite. A morning train is also needed. That's what I feel

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No SNSI 22601/02 Express that leaves at 10:10 from MAS

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Oh. Then it's good
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May 17 2014 (10:27AM)   12607/Lalbagh Express | SBC/Bangalore City Junction (10)        
 

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wp20140328006.jpgLalbagh and its partner in crime at SBC. Lalbagh had just arrived at PF5 and ICE being shunted back to yard by KJM shunter.

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no need......if they had to give new rakes to trains like TN,GT....they should have given LHB...CBC rake travel is very jerky

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no need......if they had to give new rakes to trains like TN,GT....they should have given LHB...CBC rake travel is very jerky

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SBC-MYS will be having still more jerks sir. Try a journey to MYS by Malgudi or Kaveri

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I travelled in the king of jerks AP express
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Mar 19 2014 (10:49AM)   12609/Chennai-Bangalore Intercity Express | KJM/Krishnarajapuram (4)        
 

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20140315wadi0004.jpgHey move out !!!! .. Says the man to the tresspasser as the Bangalore bound MAS-SBC Intercity departs KJM with an LGD P7
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Lalbagh, with his imposing and menacing looks, is definitely a pride of the MAS-SBC line.

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Lalbagh, with his imposing and menacing looks, is definitely a pride of the MAS-SBC line.
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1260912610sbcmassbcsfice2on300913.jpgDestination Board of SBC-MAS-SBC SF ICE taken at SBC.
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Jan 14 2014 (10:54PM)   12609/Chennai-Bangalore Intercity Express | KBT/Kadambattur (2)        
 

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Chennai - Bangalore Intercity Express/12609 led by Ferocious LGD WAP-4 22237 overtakes Chennai Arakkonam Fast Passenger led by newbie RPM WAP-7 30363 and Dead Itarsi WAM-4.
Chennai Bangalore Intercity has Rake Sharing with lalbagh Express.
Location: Kadambattur
Shot by :- parsuwanath jain
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As predicted, the newbies have to bow in front of the mid mounted ferocious WAP-4, and tat too specially of ED shed.
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Dec 23 2013 (2:54PM)   12610/Bangalore-Chennai InterCity Express        
 

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If you are going to Chennai suburbs on the AJJ-MAS line, this train is quite convinient in the day time for its halt at Tiruvallur. A local EMU from Kadambattur generally leaves once this train crosses Kadambattur to Chennai Central and also majorly lands up on the same platform as this train- If you are an unreserved ticket holder changing to that train is easier as another local ticket is not required and it connects to the stations of tirunindravur, avadi, ambattur etc-so overall gives a good connectivity with that connection

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But in Mumbai I think one can board a local from KYN to any suburbs like Mulund or Dombivili even if one has a reserved seat. I guess we can do the same there also. Also passengers heading towards the MSB-TBM line can book tickets upto TBM on NIGHT TRAINS only and change to an EMU at Park

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But in Mumbai I think one can board a local from KYN to any suburbs like Mulund or Dombivili even if one has a reserved seat. I guess we can do the same there also. Also passengers heading towards the MSB-TBM line can book tickets upto TBM on NIGHT TRAINS only and change to an EMU at Park

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A TTE on a EMU on TRL-Ambattur route told me once that you have a reserved ticket you cant use it in the Chennai local-that was in early morning local from tRL to Ambattur after getting down from kaveri

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Oh!! That is indeed news to me. Thank you sir

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the railways should allow like kyn to ght suburb station. any adm can high light this . then will be useful for passengers
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