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16316/Kochuveli - KSR Bengaluru Express
കൊച്ചുവേളി-ബംഗളൂരു സിറ്റി എക്സ്പ്രസ്സ്‌     कोच्चुवेली - क्रा सं रा बेंगलुरु एक्सप्रेस

KCVL/Kochuveli --> SBC/KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore)

Inaugural Run
Mon Jan 01, 1996
Pantry/Catering
✕ Pantry Car
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Rating: 2.7/5 (80 votes)
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Train Tip
Toilet/Water/Cleanliness
0 Followers
3065 views
Nov 17 2013 (01:27)   16315/KSR Bengaluru - Kochuveli Express (PT)

Nazeer*^~   9925 blog posts   16372 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 908684            Tags   Past Edits
Biotoilet fixed in sleeper coaches
05
Train Tip
General
0 Followers
5579 views
Mar 26 2014 (17:35)   16316/Kochuveli - KSR Bengaluru Express

varghese_78   28 blog posts   7 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 1037019            Tags   Past Edits
Reaches KJM before time and then it is slow till sbc.SL -waiting gets confirmed easily.If travelling from Tcr in 2A very difficult to get LB.Mostly SL / SU & Upper berths will be allotted.SL coaches get crowded by office goers from BWT,till BNC.
06
Train Tip
Phone Charging/Outlets
0 Followers
5155 views
Nov 17 2013 (01:27)   16315/KSR Bengaluru - Kochuveli Express (PT)

Nazeer*^~   9925 blog posts   16372 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 908683            Tags   Past Edits
Charging points present each bay in sleeper coaches.
07
Train Tip
Seating
0 Followers
8492 views
Dec 22 2013 (22:48)   16315/KSR Bengaluru - Kochuveli Express (PT)

arunmohanc135   1 blog posts
Entry# 942902            Tags   Past Edits
Difficult to travel in sleeper during week days since sleeper coach filled with commutators from sbc to bangarpet

6209 views
Dec 25 2013 (23:46)
linainverse   258 blog posts   12 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 942902-1            Tags   Past Edits
forget travelling, i barely got in once.
if you are thinking about boarding from KJM or BNC, you better be a young male.
but anyway the crowd clears after bangarpet

1234 views
Dec 28 2016 (22:13)
Prometh Suresh~   204 blog posts   287 correct pred (62% accurate)
Re# 942902-2            Tags   Past Edits
I think the crowd should have reduced as an MEMU has been introduced from BYPL to KPN a few minutes after 16315/16316

1579 views
Dec 28 2016 (22:23)
Ashok   18128 blog posts   38018 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 942902-3            Tags   Past Edits
MEMU and all they dont prefer..BWT people need faster connectivity

2083 views
Dec 28 2016 (22:33)
Prometh Suresh~   204 blog posts   287 correct pred (62% accurate)
Re# 942902-4            Tags   Past Edits
but they should not break the law and enter reserved coaches and cause nuisance to other passengers all BWT people are rowdies,hooligans and goondas who threaten the passengers if u dont give them a seat .Need RPF on regular patrol.and my best suggestion to the reserved passengers would be to close the doors and shutters of your coach as soon as the train departs BNC and do not allow those BWT & KPN pax to board the reserved coaches.

2354 views
Dec 29 2016 (01:01)
VIVEK SHENOY   544 blog posts   270 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 942902-5            Tags   Past Edits
Absolutely Ashok! It is horrible. They board as if a birth right. There should be stronger rules and implementation.

2308 views
Dec 29 2016 (07:54)
Prometh Suresh~   204 blog posts   287 correct pred (62% accurate)
Re# 942902-6            Tags   Past Edits
But these BWT people don't understand the meaning of rules they think as if they own the train and boss over other passengers as if they are their slaves

2211 views
Dec 29 2016 (17:23)
VIVEK SHENOY   544 blog posts   270 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 942902-7            Tags   Past Edits
Yeah, it all depends on authorities. If they get nod it is not at all a matter to not allow people without reservation into reserved coaches of sleeper. But do they care. I myself have heard and experienced many issues regarding this train. So think about overall passengers.
The DMU 76505 after this train & 16520 does not seems to attract those boarding Kochuveli train since there is gap of 30 to 50 minutes.
But some intervention is needed as the overnight journey on Kochuveli gets spoiled due to initial chaos at stations
...
more...
in Bengaluru.

1611 views
Jan 09 2017 (21:05)
Prometh Suresh~   204 blog posts   287 correct pred (62% accurate)
Re# 942902-8            Tags   Past Edits
U r right the water in taps are over,the toilets are smelly and disgusting,the coaches are dirty and since it is a 16 hr journey it is actually very difficult to travel in such conditions. SR&SWR should cancel the halts at KJM,BWT&KPN
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Train Tip
Ticket Booking/WL
0 Followers
4136 views
May 04 2015 (09:34)   16316/Kochuveli - KSR Bengaluru Express

sbc15~   572 blog posts   224 correct pred (65% accurate)
Entry# 1453688            Tags   Past Edits
to travel from ers, book from srtl...n board from ers.
as ers falls under rlwl, while srtl is under gnwl for this train
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Train Tip
Seating
1 Followers
10180 views
May 13 2014 (06:22)   16315/KSR Bengaluru - Kochuveli Express (PT)

MELKO   20 blog posts   114 correct pred (70% accurate)
Entry# 1094876            Tags   Past Edits
TTEs are not seen on days except Fridays and Sundays. Hence, RAC quota allotment is difficult. Most of the passengers in this train disembark at Ernakulam.
Advice to passengers: Passengers with legitimate ticket may not be able to get into the train at KJM due to the heavy rush at KJM. Most of the people who embark from KJM are office goers who get down at BWT. Hence passengers with reserved tickets are advised to board from either SBC or BNC.

5877 views
May 21 2014 (11:03)
4madsun4   32 blog posts   58 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 1094876-1            Tags   Past Edits
Train was over crowded in Weekday.. even if we had Reserved Ticket in SL, Could not board the train @ KJM station.. Full JamPacked by Daily passholders.. Risk of travelling in this Train.. could be chance for Thief to misbehave or steel some valuable.. Realized Not to travel this Train in SL class.. Reached our Reserved seat only after Bangarpet/Kuppam station.. Standing and travelling in near to Toilet/entrace only..

5226 views
May 21 2014 (15:51)
Rail Fanning~   2627 blog posts
Re# 1094876-2            Tags   Past Edits
From the time stoppage has been provided at bangarpet and kuppam even i have heard that sleeper tickets holders face a tough time......not too sure why railways dont pay any heed to passenger comfort

5450 views
Jun 05 2014 (13:19)
Jithu   199 blog posts   2 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 1094876-3            Tags   Past Edits
Even TTEs are not there to control the Season Ticket PAX Getting into SL Coaches. Whom Should we complain?

5354 views
Jun 05 2014 (15:17)
Rail Fanning~   2627 blog posts
Re# 1094876-4            Tags   Past Edits
I had recently travelled between ERS and SBC..........not a single ticket checker turned up to check the tickets. The return journey was by YPR-KCVL Garib Rath express and even in that train, not a single TTE had come to check the tickets. There is no one to check these passengers .

5458 views
Jun 05 2014 (16:22)
askar23585   6 blog posts
Re# 1094876-5            Tags   Past Edits
good

6055 views
Jun 14 2014 (23:35)
MCPNBR~   2039 blog posts   101 correct pred (88% accurate)
Re# 1094876-6            Tags   Past Edits
One more instance reported. Gen tkt holders ocupied SL and reserved tkt holders unable to climb.
click here

7128 views
Jul 01 2014 (08:29)
MELKO   20 blog posts   114 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1094876-7            Tags   Past Edits
I got the opportunity to chat with two squad members of TTEs (those not wearing the usual blazer of TTE but with ID card and badge) while travelling from KCVL to SBC in 16316. The chat was informative. They said that they were just present in the train to collect extra fares. They added that they were the only personnel deployed in the train. I also asked the reason for the same. They pointed out that there is acute shortage of TTEs by around 500 in Trivandrum Division alone. There are many issues concerning Indian Railways. It should be ensured that there are enough TTEs to verify whether the passengers are travelling with a valid ticket. Otherwise, it is a blow below the belt concerning revenue of IR. These factors, though petty it may seem, play an important role in the larger and continual development of IR.

7122 views
Jul 01 2014 (12:50)
Kartheeswaran   469 blog posts   1416 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 1094876-8            Tags   Past Edits
Yes, you are correct. IR has not recruited TTE's after 2007 according to my friend who is TTE in Mayiladuthurai Jn. Earlier 2 SL coaches have been allotted to one TTE, now this has been increased to 3 coaches, it is really difficult to handle 3 coaches by a TTE, moreover all the flying squads are being removed slowly and they are being deputed to Trains as there are huge shortages in running trains. He said that 2013 & 2014 there are many TTE are getting retirements and shortage will increase more. If IR is not ready to appoint required no of TEE's. there will be huge revenue loss to IR, even though they are increasing the fare...
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Train Tip
Seating
0 Followers
5361 views
Aug 23 2014 (16:23)   16315/KSR Bengaluru - Kochuveli Express (PT)

varghese_78   28 blog posts   7 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 1195397            Tags   Past Edits
very punctual on arrival at KCVL,IF TRAVELLING BY SL till BWT and after alleppey is a pain as day passengers will swarm the coaches and even make General UR look better.NR coaches are found at times and are pathetic in all terms.
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Train Tip
General
0 Followers
5855 views
Mar 19 2014 (18:32)   16315/KSR Bengaluru - Kochuveli Express (PT)

Nazeer*^~   9925 blog posts   16372 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 1029649            Tags   Past Edits
SS quota (lowerberth)seats which i have noticed are given below
(SS quota - female above 45, male senior citizens and pregnant ladies travelling alone)
B1 -57,60
B2 -57,60
S8,S7,S6,S5 - 9,12
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Train Tip
General
0 Followers
5835 views
May 13 2014 (06:27)   16316/Kochuveli - KSR Bengaluru Express

MELKO   20 blog posts   114 correct pred (70% accurate)
Entry# 1094878            Tags   Past Edits
Train is punctual till KJM. Then it is held up for a long time due to crossings and priority given to local trains. Crowd from BWT also poses discomfort to passengers in SL coaches. Most of the times, water will have been over in taps too.

5767 views
May 15 2014 (17:47)
Jithu   199 blog posts   2 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 1094878-1            Tags   Past Edits
My Suggestion to Stop BWT Season Ticket Passengers getting into SL coaches.
Please close all the four doors of each SL Rake at Morning 6 Am itself
01
Train Tip
Speed/Punctuality
0 Followers
5081 views
Apr 20 2014 (16:37)   16316/Kochuveli - KSR Bengaluru Express

Madhu M Nair   6 blog posts   17 correct pred (53% accurate)
Entry# 1064868            Tags   Past Edits
This train is very punctual ..
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