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16525/Island Express
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Predictions: 41
confirm: 41
rac: 0
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Journey: Tue Jul 26, 2016 @ 20:00
Class: AC 2-tier - 2A   |   Tot Seats: Avbl 55   |   Charting: < 16:15
Travel: SBC/KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore)   to   ERN/Ernakulam Town (North)   |   621 km / 929 km
16526/Island Express (PT)
Entry# 1940067

Posted by: Anand S Gharpure   124 blog posts   3498 correct pred (75% accurate)
PNR: 463-xxxxxxx (E-Ticket)   |   Similar PNRs
Posted Status as of: Jul 24 2016 (12:01PM)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 5 (Booking Status: W/L 16,GNWL)
Total Fare:  1345
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Latest Status as of: Yesterday (3:50PM)
Passenger 1: A1,14 [UB]/Coach Position:18 (Booking Status: W/L 16,GNWL)
Total Fare:  1345
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Status as of: Yesterday (3:50PM)
Passenger 1: A1,14 [UB]/Coach Position:18 (Booking Status: W/L 16,GNWL)
Total Fare:  1345
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Status as of: Yesterday (2:59PM)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 1 (Booking Status: W/L 16,GNWL)
Total Fare:  1345
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Status as of: Jul 25 2016 (9:05PM)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 4 (Booking Status: W/L 16,GNWL)
Total Fare:  1345
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Status as of: Jul 24 2016 (12:01PM)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 5 (Booking Status: W/L 16,GNWL)
Total Fare:  1345
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Jul 25 2016 (9:26PM)
©Deepanjan®™~   4464 blog posts   21619 correct pred (84% accurate)
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Ck Avbl 11, PT Avbl 17
  
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confirm: 27
rac: 0
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Journey: Sun Jul 24, 2016 @ 20:00
Class: Sleeper - SL   |   Tot Seats: Avbl 132   |   Charting: < 16:15
Travel: SBC/KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore)   to   TRVL/Tiruvalla   |   707 km / 929 km
16526/Island Express (PT)
Entry# 1939310

Posted by: sridhar19279   8 blog posts   4308 correct pred (60% accurate)
PNR: 432-xxxxxxx (E-Ticket)   |   Similar PNRs
Posted Status as of: Jul 23 2016 (6:40PM)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 26 (Booking Status: W/L 37,CK)
Total Fare:  485
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Latest Status as of: Jul 24 2016 (3:36PM)
Passenger 1: S6,1 [LB]/Coach Position:8 (Booking Status: W/L 37,CK)
Total Fare:  485
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Status as of: Jul 24 2016 (3:36PM)
Passenger 1: S6,1 [LB]/Coach Position:8 (Booking Status: W/L 37,CK)
Total Fare:  485
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Status as of: Jul 24 2016 (3:31PM)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 22 (Booking Status: W/L 37,CK)
Total Fare:  485
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Status as of: Jul 24 2016 (2:48PM)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 23 (Booking Status: W/L 37,CK)
Total Fare:  485
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Status as of: Jul 24 2016 (3:51AM)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 25 (Booking Status: W/L 37,CK)
Total Fare:  485
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Status as of: Jul 23 2016 (6:38PM)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 26 (Booking Status: W/L 37,CK)
Total Fare:  485
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Jul 24 2016 (9:48AM)
Maniaco*^~   2237 blog posts   210899 correct pred (72% accurate)
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PT 85 Available
  
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Jul 11 2016 (9:43PM)   16526/Island Express (PT) | ERN/Ernakulam Town (North) (2 PFs) | ED/WAP-4/22219

22642 Shalimar Thiruvananthapuram Superfast Expr~   544 blog posts
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Jul 11 2016 (9:43PM)
Loco Tag: ED/WAP-4/22219 added by 22642 Shalimar Thiruvananthapuram Superfast Expr~/820464
Your Attention please Train Number One Six Five Two Six (16526) Bangalore- Kanyakumari Express From Bangalore to Kanyakumari Via Kottayam is on Ernakulam Town Platform No 2

  
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Jul 11 2016 (9:58PM)
Vinay~   1034 blog posts   891 correct pred (71% accurate)
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Crew change happens here,as well luggage rake gets emptied,can see a ton full of parcels thrown out

  
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Jul 12 2016 (12:42PM)
22642 Shalimar Thiruvananthapuram Superfast Expr~   544 blog posts
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yes

  
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Jul 12 2016 (12:51PM)
Vinay~   1034 blog posts   891 correct pred (71% accurate)
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and mystic crow in the frame,observed?

  
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Jul 18 2016 (5:10PM)
Jayashree ❖ Amita*^   10287 blog posts   87948 correct pred (76% accurate)
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Jul 18 2016 (5:21PM)
2625A MAQ PGT Link Mangala Express*^~   318 blog posts
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Jul 20 2016 (4:35PM)
"Train "Your no Attn 16526 Island express from Bangalore to Kanniyakumari is at Palghat Jn Platform no 2
please
Train no 16526 Island express from Bangalore to Kanniyakumari is at Palghat Jn Platform no 2


Jul 18 2016 (11:22PM)
"train "Train no 16526 Island express from Bangalore to Kanniyakumari is at Palghat Jn Platform no 2" 2
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Train Announcement in PGT .."Your Attn. please..Train no 16526 Island express from Bangalore to Kanniyakumari is at Palghat Jn Platform no 2.."
Except TVC division and SBC station, its announced as "Island Express" in all other divisions..
  
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Journey: Mon Jul 18, 2016 @ 20:00
Class: Sleeper - SL   |   Tot Seats: Avbl 132   |   Charting: < 16:15
Travel: SBC/KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore)   to   TRVL/Tiruvalla   |   707 km / 929 km
16526/Island Express (PT)
Entry# 1933405

Posted by: sridhar19279   8 blog posts   4308 correct pred (60% accurate)
PNR: 432-xxxxxxx (E-Ticket)   |   Similar PNRs
Posted Status as of: Jul 18 2016 (3:16PM)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 8 (Booking Status: W/L 12,CK)Passenger 2: Waitlist# 9 (Booking Status: W/L 13,CK)Passenger 3: Waitlist# 10 (Booking Status: W/L 14,CK)Total Fare:  1455Chart NOT Prepared
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Latest Status as of: Jul 18 2016 (8:01PM)
Passenger 1: S2,13 [MB]/Coach Position:4 (Booking Status: W/L 12,CK)
Passenger 2: S2,14 [UB]/Coach Position:4 (Booking Status: W/L 13,CK)
Passenger 3: S2,15 [SL]/Coach Position:4 (Booking Status: W/L 14,CK)
Total Fare:  1455
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Status as of: Jul 18 2016 (3:56PM)
Passenger 1: S2,13 [MB]/Coach Position:4 (Booking Status: W/L 12,CK)
Passenger 2: S2,14 [UB]/Coach Position:4 (Booking Status: W/L 13,CK)
Passenger 3: S2,15 [SL]/Coach Position:4 (Booking Status: W/L 14,CK)
Total Fare:  1455
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Status as of: Jul 18 2016 (3:54PM)
Passenger 1:  (Booking Status: W/L 12,CK)
Passenger 2:  (Booking Status: W/L 13,CK)
Passenger 3:  (Booking Status: W/L 14,CK)
Total Fare:  1455
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Status as of: Jul 18 2016 (3:16PM)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 8 (Booking Status: W/L 12,CK)
Passenger 2: Waitlist# 9 (Booking Status: W/L 13,CK)
Passenger 3: Waitlist# 10 (Booking Status: W/L 14,CK)
Total Fare:  1455
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Jul 18 2016 (3:24PM)
Play Hard   1398 blog posts   13366 correct pred (89% accurate)
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Pt 99 avl
  
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Jul 11 2016 (3:41PM)   16526/Island Express (PT)

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Jul 11 2016 (3:45PM)
Train Tag: Island Express/16526 added by RF Z*^~/367496
Query on berth allottment in trains.
I understand that there is some system logic through which berths get allotted in trains. I have tried to book for 6-August for 2 senior citizens by train 16526 from SBC to ERS. Though both are senior citizens travelling together and are unable to get on to MB [middle berths], i still oped for LB &MB.What i instead ended up getting was UB & SU. This despite the fact that there were more than 30 seats available in 3AC at the time of booking. Then i tried in SL and gave the option 'Book only if one lower berth is allotted. Here also the booking did not happen as the system was unable to allott one
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lower berth.In sleeper class at that time, there were 130 seats available.
Is there any way by which after booking, one can approach the station master or chief booking supervissor and request for an alternate seat considering the age of the travellers ?
Why is that despite so many berths available, the preferred seat is not made available. Would be great if the logic can also take into account the age of the travellers

  
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Jul 11 2016 (3:44PM)
OHE over JBP~   489 blog posts   35 correct pred (64% accurate)
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Probably, all the LB's were filled. The ones left were UB and SU.

  
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Jul 11 2016 (3:44PM)
RF Z*^~   10735 blog posts   2540 correct pred (83% accurate)
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If you go to a PRS counter and book it, you'd get to know whether you're getting your desired berth before proceeding for the booking.

  
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Jul 11 2016 (3:52PM)
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There is nothing wrong with logic, 30 and 130 seats are less wrt to AC and SL. LB gets booked fast. In the available seats, there might not be any LB or SLB. Hence IRCTC came up with alternative. If you want Lower, you can try going to PRS and do the same. But i guess, they will come with same reply saying, no lower berth available.
Another alternative for this is, wait for ticket to go to RAC. Book the ticket moment it goes to RAC. Once ticket get confirmed, there are chance that it will come up with ur preferred choice. It use to work for me, in getting SLB. But again it has flaws, some one in
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LB has to cancel.
Another option is exchange, most of the people will be ready for exchange when elderly people asks..
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Jul 11 2016 (5:50AM)
promethsuresh   53 blog posts   117 correct pred (63% accurate)
@ MLO/Malur (4 PFs)
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Departed Malur
TRIP HAS ENDED.
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Jul 08 2016 (2:26PM)
MYS division is the best division in IR*^~   8617 blog posts   494 correct pred (73% accurate)
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Upper berth !

  
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Jul 08 2016 (10:43PM)
MYS division is the best division in IR*^~   8617 blog posts   494 correct pred (73% accurate)
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Cheran departed

  
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Jul 08 2016 (10:46PM)
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Happy Journey buddy...
  
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Journey: Tue Jul 05, 2016 @ 20:24
Class: Sleeper - SL   |   Tot Seats: Avbl 434
Travel: KJM/Krishnarajapuram   to   PGT/Palakkad Junction (Palghat)   |   461 km / 929 km
16526/Island Express (PT)
Entry# 1918478

PNR: 422-xxxxxxx (E-Ticket)   |   Similar PNRs
Posted Status as of: Jul 05 2016 (12:26PM)
Passenger 1: RAC 84 (Booking Status: W/L 143,GNWL)
Passenger 2: RAC 85 (Booking Status: W/L 144,GNWL)
Total Fare:  550
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Latest Status as of: Jul 05 2016 (4:17PM)
Passenger 1: S4,23 [SL]/Coach Position:6 (Booking Status: W/L 143,GNWL)
Passenger 2: S4,24 [SU]/Coach Position:6 (Booking Status: W/L 144,GNWL)
Total Fare:  550
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Status as of: Jul 05 2016 (4:17PM)
Passenger 1: S4,23 [SL]/Coach Position:6 (Booking Status: W/L 143,GNWL)
Passenger 2: S4,24 [SU]/Coach Position:6 (Booking Status: W/L 144,GNWL)
Total Fare:  550
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Status as of: Jul 05 2016 (1:14PM)
Passenger 1: RAC 83 (Booking Status: W/L 143,GNWL)
Passenger 2: RAC 84 (Booking Status: W/L 144,GNWL)
Total Fare:  550
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Status as of: Jul 05 2016 (12:25PM)
Passenger 1: RAC 84 (Booking Status: W/L 143,GNWL)
Passenger 2: RAC 85 (Booking Status: W/L 144,GNWL)
Total Fare:  550
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Jul 05 2016 (1:11PM)
GABBAR IS BACK~   3627 blog posts   41148 correct pred (77% accurate)
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77 PT AVL IN SL
06 CK WL IN SL
  
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Jul 02 2016 (9:09PM)   16525/Island Express | BNCE/Bengaluru East (Bangalore) (2 PFs) | ED/WAP-4/22715

Vinod KL~   189 blog posts   1 correct pred (50% accurate)
Entry# 1915433            Tags   Past Edits
Jul 02 2016 (9:09PM)
Loco Tag: ED/WAP-4/22715 added by Vinod KL~/1264560
On a cloudy morning 16525 Kanniyakumari-KSR Bengaluru Jn Island Express running behind schedule arrives Bengaluru East with WAP4 22715 from ERODE shed which homes the maximum number of WAP4 loco.
  
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May 22 2016 (10:03PM)   16525/Island Express | KYJ/Kayamkulam Junction (5 PFs) | ED/WAP-4/22729
 

RF AC*^~   5580 blog posts   48551 correct pred (71% accurate)
Entry# 1859800            Tags   Past Edits
May 22 2016 (10:03PM)
Loco Tag: ED/WAP-4/22729 added by RF AC*^~/407737
Today arrived 30 min late at PF-2.

  
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May 24 2016 (8:16PM)
RF AC*^~   5580 blog posts   48551 correct pred (71% accurate)
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Gen coaches were pretty crowded.
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