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17311/Chennai Central - Vasco Da Gama Weekly Express (PT)
சென்னை வாஸ்கோ(வாராந்திர) விரைவு வண்டி     चेन्नै सेन्ट्रल - वास्को द गामा साप्ताहिक एक्सप्रेस

MAS/Chennai Central --> VSG/Vasco-da-Gama

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RSA - Rake Sharing
17316(Return)->17312(Chennai)->17311(Return)->17310(Saturday evening)->17309 (Monday Morning Arrival)->17315(Velankanni)
Rating: 3.8/5 (28 votes)
cleanliness - excellent (5)
punctuality - good (5)
food - average (3)
ticket avbl - average (5)
u/r coach - good (3)
railfanning - excellent (5)
safety - good (5)
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Train Tip
Nov 10 2013 (14:51)   17312/Vasco - Chennai Central (Weekly) Express

ಜೈ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಮಾತೇ~   3963 blog posts   539 correct pred (65% accurate)
Entry# 901982            Tags   Past Edits
If anybody travelling in this train till yesvantpur make sure tat u get down at ypr bcs there will be no clue of ypr stations arrival n departure.

Dec 16 2015 (15:50)
Jallikattu Is My Birth Right*   6739 blog posts   1641 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 901982-1            Tags   Past Edits
Honestly what clues do stations give?

Dec 16 2015 (16:02)
ಜೈ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಮಾತೇ~   3963 blog posts   539 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 901982-2            Tags   Past Edits
Sir this tip is 2yrs old and now my IQ has improved for some level and yes we shld be alert and get-down at our respective station. The reason for this tip is when I travelled before posting this tip train reached ypr before time and no tea vendors screaming or arrival and departure announcements were there, for gods sake I got up before train left ypr for mas, ypr was jus like a normal 2pf stations very quite that day as soon as i got down train started to move towards mas and some one pulled chain and about 100's of passenger got down and train left after 10mins, As I was waiting for NED-SBC express to reach MWM.
Train Tip
Dec 13 2015 (22:44)   17311/Chennai Central - Vasco Da Gama Weekly Express (PT)

Railfan Z bids adieu to SR*^~   11515 blog posts   2583 correct pred (84% accurate)
Entry# 1678880            Tags   Past Edits
"Catering Available"
Let me tell you what that means for this train. Meaning of catering in this train is limited to orders of dinner and breakfast. Besides these two times, do not expect ANYTHING on board. Not even a water bottle.
Train Tip
Apr 12 2014 (19:43)   17311/Chennai Central - Vasco Da Gama Weekly Express (PT)

mahdeep   11 blog posts   84 correct pred (75% accurate)
Entry# 1055417            Tags   Past Edits
no pantry car catering facility poor,train reaches yesvantpur at10:00pm but no good catering or options for dinner, good breafast at hubli

Jan 27 2016 (15:24)
Koushik Patel~   1110 blog posts   119 correct pred (86% accurate)
Re# 1055417-1            Tags   Past Edits
I deeply recommend the passengers to have FULL SNACKS at JOLARPETAI Jn... because after that they will get VERY GOOD QUALITY FOOD at UBL... If LUCK is in your favour at Platform 01, there are 2 very good restaurants
Train Tip
Oct 17 2016 (13:10)   17311/Chennai Central - Vasco Da Gama Weekly Express (PT)

Pratik Nirhali~   5 blog posts   376 correct pred (82% accurate)
Entry# 2026712            Tags   Past Edits
Be alert at KJM station. When I travelled, there was no coach position displayed, neither there was any announcement of the train!!!!
There is veg/egg/chicken biryani sold in between KJM-YPR. There are vendors at YPR as well. Good 'e catering' options availble at YPR (dinner) & UBL (breakfast). at YPR one can get food served from KFC, Dominos & other vendors for thali etc..I ordered a a veg thali, every food item was warm, both vegs & daal were good in taste. Gulamjamun was delicious. Chapati was made from maida. Sufficient qtty of rice, 3 chapatis. The cost of thali was 155 (all inclusive). At UBL, I ordered Idli wada from e catering. It was good (better in taste & qtty than
what you get from platform vendor). It had 4 idlis, 1 wada, chutney & Sambar for Rs 40 (totally worth it!). UBL has good options in breakfast. Train mostly reaches before time @ Hubli South & Hubali. Vendors get in @ Hubli South only.
Not to mention about the Braganza Ghats & Dudhsagar!!!! If you get a berth on left side, you will get a good close-up view of the Dudhsagar Falls. (Just Ask Vendors when the Dudhsagar will come & get ready to capture it). If you want to capture it from the door, you should catch the door well in advance, else most of the travellers know about this falls & all the doors will be packed. If you are seating on right side of the train, you will get the remote view of the falls as train negotiates the curve just after dudhsagar falls.

Nov 24 2016 (20:59)
Kishor*^~   4651 blog posts   123 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 2026712-1            Tags   Past Edits
Never Get Frantic for capturing a scene while moving in train...
and that too at Door.... someone slips or pushes resulting damage to us....
Just enjoy the scene as long as our eyes catch....
Be Safe while travelling...
Train Tip
Oct 17 2016 (13:15)   17311/Chennai Central - Vasco Da Gama Weekly Express (PT)

Pratik Nirhali~   5 blog posts   376 correct pred (82% accurate)
Entry# 2026716            Tags   Past Edits
MAS-YPR Loco link might have been upgraded for this train after recent TAT speed up (Oct 1st 2016). Mine was a first trip after TT change & it got a WAP7. Also, Breakers needs to be updated as UBL WDG4s in the loco section of the train. We got twin UBL WDG4s.

Oct 18 2016 (18:41)
LGD WAP7 with SBC Rajdhani soon to become history^~   10275 blog posts   15026 correct pred (86% accurate)
Re# 2026716-1            Tags   Past Edits
WAP7s are common for weekly trains to SBC/CBE but are not fixed links.
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