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Aug 31 (8:12PM)   16525/Island Express        

saayeee   4 blog posts   55 correct pred (62% accurate)  
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Carry an Old Newspaper when travelling in this route as it usually rains and berths may be wet when you board the train
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Aug 28 (4:52PM)   16525/Island Express        

Jithu   148 blog posts  
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Along with 16526, This Train also should have speed up by atleast 1 Hour

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Aug 28 (4:57PM)        

Hareesh Mangalam*^   2882 blog posts   35361 correct pred (77% accurate)  
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i think this is the one speeded up by 70 minutes, but it is not showing in IRCTC. In the Salient features released by SR, both the up and down trains are mentioned with the same number 16526
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Aug 27 (4:09PM)   16525/Island Express        

dhananjayan89   1 blog posts   2 correct pred (66% accurate)  
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Any extra coach in 16525 train this weekend??
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Aug 03 2014 (12:46AM)   16525/Island Express        

2625A MAQ PGT Link Mangala Express   227 blog posts  
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As per IRCTC, 8 stops removed for 16525 from Oct1st onwards..

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Aug 27 (1:29PM)        

2625A MAQ PGT Link Mangala Express   227 blog posts  
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the 8 stops removed is for 16525 CAPE SBC Island Exp which I have clearly mentioned...

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Aug 27 (1:29PM)        

2625A MAQ PGT Link Mangala Express   227 blog posts  
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the 8 stops removed is for 16525 CAPE SBC Island Exp which I have clearly mentioned...
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Aug 14 (11:42AM)   16316/Kochuveli-Bangalore Express | SBC/Bangalore City Junction (10)        

Jithu   148 blog posts  
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Aug 14 2014 (11:46AM)
Train Tag: Ernakulam Bangalore SF Express/12683 added by Jithu/711774
Station Tag: Whitefield/WFD added by Jithu/711774

Aug 14 2014 (11:45AM)
Train Tag: Bangalore City-Ernakulam Intercity Express/12677 added by Jithu/711774
Station Tag: Krishnarajapuram/KJM added by Jithu/711774

Aug 14 2014 (11:45AM)
Train Tag: Island Express/16525 added by Jithu/711774
Station Tag: Hasan City/HSC added by Jithu/711774

Aug 14 2014 (11:44AM)
Station Tag: Mangalore Central/MAQ added by Jithu/711774

Aug 14 2014 (11:44AM)
Train Tag: Yeshvantpur - Kannur Express [via Mysore]/16517 added by Jithu/711774
Station Tag: Yesvantpur Junction/YPR added by Jithu/711774

Aug 14 2014 (11:43AM)
Train Tag: Kochuveli-Bangalore Express/16316 added by Jithu/711774
Station Tag: Trivandrum Kochuveli/KCVL added by Jithu/711774

Aug 14 2014 (11:43AM)
Station Tag: Trivandrum Central/TVC added by Jithu/711774

Aug 14 2014 (11:42AM)
Station Tag: Ernakulam Junction (South)/ERS added by Jithu/711774

Aug 14 2014 (11:42AM)
Station Tag: Ernakulam Town (North)/ERN added by Jithu/711774
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22657 : SBC to TVC (MON, FRI)
SBC: 19:15 , ERN: 5:00, TVC: 08:20
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Mangalore Intercity 16575/76
16575: SBC to MAQ (Daily)
SBC: 08:30 via Hasan MAQ: 21:15
16576: MAQ to SBC (Daily)
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Aug 27 (10:40AM)        

girish_smack   9 blog posts   3 correct pred (75% accurate)  
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Happend to see a spl (02657) being announced with the same number and the worst it runs on thursday and saturday.
why is IR so much fascinated about running trains on thursday's EX SBC....it will soon be a record.

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Aug 27 (10:40AM)        

girish_smack   9 blog posts   3 correct pred (75% accurate)  
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Happend to see a spl (02657) being announced with the same number and the worst it runs on thursday and saturday.
why is IR so much fascinated about running trains on thursday's EX SBC....it will soon be a record.
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Aug 11 (6:35PM)   12684/Bangalore Ernakulam SF Express | SBC/Bangalore City Junction (10)        

Jithu   148 blog posts  
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Aug 11 2014 (6:37PM)
Train Tag: Island Express/16525 added by Jithu/711774
Station Tag: Kanniyakumari/CAPE added by Jithu/711774

Aug 11 2014 (6:37PM)
Train Tag: Island Express/16526 added by Jithu/711774
Station Tag: Whitefield/WFD added by Jithu/711774

Aug 11 2014 (6:36PM)
Train Tag: Bangalore Ernakulam SF Express/12684 added by Jithu/711774
Station Tag: Ernakulam Junction (South)/ERS added by Jithu/711774
Bangalore Ernakulam SF likely to Leave SBC by 9:15 PM instead of Current Timing 18:45 PM to provide the time slot for 16526 Island Express Departure near by 7:00 to 7:30 PM

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Aug 12 (11:59AM)        

SWR Karnataka ಕನ್ನಡ**   3812 blog posts   927 correct pred (74% accurate)  
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Can you share the official link...

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Aug 12 (11:59AM)        

SWR Karnataka ಕನ್ನಡ**   3812 blog posts   927 correct pred (74% accurate)  
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Can you share the official link...

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Aug 12 (12:10PM)        

Jithu   148 blog posts  
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There are news on Malayalam Media about the Time Changes of Island (16526) Express to have RSA with CAPE - MS SF.
So SBC ERS SF likely to move to a time slot of 9 pm - 10 pm to cater the needs of PGT & CBE People.
click here

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Aug 12 (12:18PM)        

SWR Karnataka ಕನ್ನಡ**   3812 blog posts   927 correct pred (74% accurate)  
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The link that you have shared speaks about adding extra coach to Island and not abt revised TT
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Aug 01 2014 (10:46AM)   16525/Island Express        
 

rajeev19802   1150 blog posts  
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Members for a journey between ernakulam to bangalore for 2-August (Saturday-tomorrow) the wl status is as follows.
Class - 2A -PQWL9/WL1
Class 3A- PQWL20/WL9
Will 3 AC get conformed or does 2 AC has better chance?

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Aug 01 2014 (10:53AM)        

Nazeer*^   9142 blog posts   15345 correct pred (71% accurate)  
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Are you sure that this status is for island exp?
ERN to SBC for Island is RLWL,not PQWL
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Jul 31 2014 (6:41PM)   16525/Island Express | CBE/Coimbatore Main Junction (6)        
 

Always look for RandoMVids215 n RandoMPics215   1344 blog posts   10840 correct pred (70% accurate)  
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Following are the halts removed from this train from OCT 1 ,2014
1.Parassala -PASA,
2.Kazhakuutam-KZK,
3.Chirayinkeezhu-CRY,
4.Kadakavur-KVU,
5.Paravur-PVU,
6.Sasthamkotta-STKT,
7.Thirupunithura-TRTR,
8.Pudukkad-PUK
Source : IRCTC

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Jul 31 2014 (7:15PM)        

One Mail new TT is worst   1726 blog posts   1133 correct pred (69% accurate)  
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Hope it gets removed.. all this are unwanted stop, Not sure about KZK, had heard that KZM being near area where IT companies are there, getting huge response. But rest all totally unwanted stop, especially for such a prestigious train...
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Jul 20 2014 (7:05PM)   16525/Island Express        
 

Hareesh Mangalam*^   2882 blog posts   35361 correct pred (77% accurate)  
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Jul 20 2014 (7:18PM)
SR on the other hand, detains this train for every trains that comes on its way or even behind it (12082) (like 12082) or selects this train to provide stoppages at all the stations en route

Jul 20 2014 (7:12PM)
SR on the other hand, detains this train for every trains that comes on its way or even behind it (JS) (12082) or selects this train to provide stoppages at all the stations en route
Felt sad that a train who has been serving IR for over 50 years, the legendary Island Express, is never given its due, be it by SR or SWR. Though SWR has provided some new SL coaches, it is never given priority that it deserves, be in allotting priority timings or platforms. SR on the other hand, detains this train for every trains that comes on its way or even behind it (like 12082) or selects this train to provide stoppages at all the stations en route

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Jul 29 2014 (7:45PM)        

KGauthamKarthik   167 blog posts   10 correct pred (80% accurate)  
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Ernad cud be speeded up in such a way that overtake by the JS cud b avoided..... Island exp shud b speeded up by min 1.30 hrs.

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KGauthamKarthik   167 blog posts   10 correct pred (80% accurate)  
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Ernad cud be speeded up in such a way that overtake by the JS cud b avoided..... Island exp shud b speeded up by min 1.30 hrs.
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Jul 26 2014 (1:00PM)   16525/Island Express        

varghese_78   20 blog posts  
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First Ac being introduced in Island from 28th September 2014.

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Jul 28 2014 (2:41PM)        

2625A MAQ PGT Link Mangala Express   227 blog posts  
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source??

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Jul 28 2014 (6:10PM)        

varghese_78   20 blog posts  
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Availability is being shown for the date in fact from the begining of September 4 berths quota from TVC,but surprisingly 16526 does not seem to have the accomodation.

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Jul 28 2014 (8:52PM)        

BMTIR*^   20035 blog posts   7281 correct pred (63% accurate)  
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It will also show up soon
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