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16854/Cholan Express
சோழன் விரைவு வண்டி     चोलन एक्सप्रेस

TPJ/Tiruchchirappalli Junction --> MS/Chennai Egmore

Inaugural Run
Mon Apr 26, 2010
Pantry/Catering
✕ Pantry Car
✓ On-board Catering
✓ E-Catering
Catering Available At MV,CDM,VM
Latest News
(You need to double-check/verify this info yourself)
Permanently augmented one GS coach from 10.04.17
Tue Apr 04, 2017 (06:38PM)
Updated: Oct 03 2016 (06:59) by system
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Rating: 3.2/5 (42 votes)
cleanliness - average (7)
punctuality - average (8)
food - average (5)
ticket avbl - excellent (8)
u/r coach - average (3)
railfanning - average (7)
safety - good (7)
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Jan 28 2015 (13:35)   16853/Cholan Express

Sivanesh   14 blog posts
Entry# 1353639            Tags   Past Edits
this train never reach on time...TPJ to MS is very slow ..no speed at all....but MS to TPJ is better in speed and timing....

3032 views
Aug 27 2016 (07:53)
12622 king of SR~   1013 blog posts   3210 correct pred (79% accurate)
Re# 1353639-1            Tags   Past Edits
Between tbm and ms it has a huge slack so it will reach ms on time or most of the days it is reaching ms before the scheduled time.
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Jul 24 2016 (21:27)   16854/Cholan Express

ppraburajkumar   402 blog posts   547 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 1940565            Tags   Past Edits
At MV(11.30am) itself platform vendors may tell u to buy lunch from them itself as train will reach VM by 3 pm . dont hear to those cheating words . when train is about to reach Chidambaram(12.10pm) go to D2 Coach . at chidambaram station , there is a platform shop which sells tasty and quality lunch food items like Curd rice , Tamarind Rice , Tomato rice , Sambar Rice etc will be sold at 15 rs per packet . u can see train staffs buying from that shop . buy those if u havent brought ur lunch . dont depend on Mayiladuthurai station vendors .
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Sep 27 2016 (06:52)   16853/Cholan Express

Guruvayur Express   1319 blog posts   16187 correct pred (60% accurate)
Entry# 2003266            Tags   Past Edits
Even a passenger can take a max of 1 hour between budalur and trichy but a prestigious train is going to take 1 hour and 40 minutes

1057 views
Sep 28 2016 (08:13)
Vijay Baradwaj   2215 blog posts   1385 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 2003266-1            Tags   Past Edits
That is for slack

1744 views
Sep 28 2016 (12:26)
Vijay Baradwaj   2215 blog posts   1385 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 2003266-2            Tags   Past Edits
Even Rockfort takes nearly 45 min between GOC and TPJ.This is for even if train arrives late at GOC it will arrive ONT or BT at TPJ this is called slack.(Distance between GOC and TPJ is 3km)

2362 views
Sep 28 2016 (14:26)
Guruvayur Express   1319 blog posts   16187 correct pred (60% accurate)
Re# 2003266-3            Tags   Past Edits
Slack could be 30 to 45 minutes but more than 1 and half hour is too much

2397 views
Sep 28 2016 (14:28)
Vijay Baradwaj   2215 blog posts   1385 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 2003266-4            Tags   Past Edits
What if train arrives 30 mins late at GOC

2358 views
Sep 28 2016 (14:32)
Guruvayur Express   1319 blog posts   16187 correct pred (60% accurate)
Re# 2003266-5            Tags   Past Edits
Need to maintain smooth speed

2392 views
Sep 28 2016 (14:34)
Vijay Baradwaj   2215 blog posts   1385 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 2003266-6            Tags   Past Edits
If Train has aggresive schedule,slack is required

2030 views
Nov 06 2016 (09:00)
ppraburajkumar   402 blog posts   547 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 2003266-7            Tags   Past Edits
Though the TT is revised , 16853 MS-TPJ EXP has crossing with 16854 at SY or VDL , crossing with 12084 at MV , crossing with 16234 at KMU which takes arrival at TJ by 2.55pm - 3pm . so that's the case it reaches TPJ by 4 pm .
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