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Yesterday (16:35)   No special trains to Bengaluru, buses start fleecing

Solo™^~   246 news posts
Entry# 2877650   News Entry# 324400         Tags   Past Edits
The seats in most of the special Karnataka services announced too have been booked.
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Kochi: It would be a costly affair for Malayalis to travel home from Bengaluru this Christmas. The delay in announcing special services for Christmas season by the railways and the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation has resulted in private luxury operators and
the Karnataka RTC charging exorbitant rates. With reservation seats in the normal services of Kerala RTC buses for the weekend before Christmas already getting sold out, the private buses are charging a minimum of Rs 2,500 with some travellers charging Rs 3,000 and above, three times the normal fare of Rs 1,200. This even as flight tickets on the same day are available from Rs 5,980 onwards.
“A glance through booking sites such as Redbus on December 22 will reveal the picture. The tickets have already been sold out in half the number of buses while the others are charging Rs 2,500- Rs 3,000 for one-way travel from Bengaluru to destinations such as Thiruvananthapuram,” said Kiran Raj, a techie from Thiruvananthapuram working in Bengaluru.

The Karnataka RTC has already announced 15 special services from Bengaluru to destinations such as Kottayam, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad and Kozhikode. However, the corporation is charging an extra Rs 500 to Rs 600. The seats in most of the special Karnataka services announced too have been booked. Meanwhile, the railways so far has announced only a single train — Sabari special— operating every Tuesday in the whole of December.
“The Christmas specials will be announced only around December 10. However, the special trains will be Suvidha class which charge higher than normal trains and follow flexible ticketing system,” said a senior railway official. Though the Kerala RTC would operate special services with “affordable” fares, most of the services will be through the longer Manathavaday- Kutta route instead of the shortest route via Salem

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Today (16:48)
One Mail~   5324 blog posts   1471 correct pred (71% accurate)
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Why always KSRTC-KA needs to operate buses to KL? Article doesn't blame KSRTC-KA. It blames Kerala SRTC for not introducing special when needed. In fact it has mentioned that Karnatka has intoduced 15 special service while Kerala didn't on time.

Today (16:58)
Foamer~   2052 blog posts
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Why always KSRTC-KA needs to operate buses to KL? - Well, you mean only KL buses need to come to Karnataka, no one else can operate in KL?
Then here is a question in your same logic, why KL buses come to KA?

Today (17:21)
One Mail~   5324 blog posts   1471 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 2877650-16            Tags   Past Edits
Why always KSRTC-KA buses comes to KL: That is the good management by Karnataka SRTC. They identified that festive time, it is profit making route. hence they introduced services. It is not just December. Even during other festival time, Karnataka SRTC has made use of the opportunity with special service. It is an eg of good management. Which is the reason why KSRTC-Ka is in top of all other state owned bus service.
You got the entire article in wrong way. The entire article mentions about why railway and Kerala SRTC is not using the festive rush of Bangalore Kerala sector. In no way article has blamed Karnataka SRTC.
KL buses come to KA means? I didnt get your qn here. I guess, other states buses to come to KA. I have seen Tamil Nadu and Maharastra buses in Karantaka.

Today (17:28)
Foamer~   2052 blog posts
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Yes sir. I got your meaning now.
About the problem with KL-TN the reason I know is the "exchange of Kms agreement". It means if KL buses ply within TN for some Kms, TN buses ply the same in KL. But TN is very shrewd, they are lucky to have KL, KA capitals near border, so a lot of services to both capitals using less Kms of the other state. But KL needs to use a lot of TN Kms to reach Bengaluru even for one single trip of one bus.
So now during festive times, they (KL) dont have any Kms left, so need special permit.

Today (17:45)
Koushik Patel~   1185 blog posts   119 correct pred (86% accurate)
Re# 2877650-18            Tags   Past Edits
KA SRTC has been excellent in terms of operating bus services intra and inter state.
I haven't seen such a good quality management in any other SRTC. Even in small towns in Karnataka, you find separate buses to Bangalore, Hubli, Belagavi , Gulbarga and Mangalore. It excellently utilizes the fouls of Indian railways during festivals and operates many buses from Bangalore to state wide.
festival, atleast 15 days prior, they announce atleast 5 Airavat Volvo to Hubli side, 5 Sleeper, 15 normal buses and 10 Rajahamsa buses... The number exceeds according to rush at the end moment...
In this case, Kerala Govt needs to be blamed for not operating proper buses on festive season
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Today (16:22)   15014/Ranikhet Express (PT) | GADJ/Jaipur Gandhinagar (2 PFs) | IZN/WDP-4D/40169

22317 SDAH JAT HS 22318^~   26970 blog posts   103787 correct pred (76% accurate)
Entry# 2880805            Tags   Past Edits
Ranikhet exp & Shatabdi back to back at GADJ.
Pics by Rahul bhai .

Today (16:43)
Reached 5K Blogs^~   5005 blog posts   7292 correct pred (80% accurate)
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Aaj issme S9 kuch differt laga widnow seal tha or last berth no 62 tha

Today (16:45)
22317 SDAH JAT HS 22318^~   26970 blog posts   103787 correct pred (76% accurate)
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10 seats kam .
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Yesterday (13:52)   UBL/Hubballi Junction (Hubli) (5 PFs) | UBL/WDP-4/20005

ಅರ್ಜುನ್ अजुॅन Arjun~   1373 blog posts   38 correct pred (86% accurate)
Entry# 2876648            Tags   Past Edits
King and the Queen !!
#Admin LHF Mod Diesel Shed Hubballi UBL.WDP-4 #20005 At Rest Wait Outder Yard Hubballi Junction ..))

Yesterday (16:29)
ಸಿರಿಗನ್ನಡಂ ಗೆಲ್ಗೆ~   1114 blog posts
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Where King, Queen? I see one loco only.

Yesterday (18:37)
ಅರ್ಜುನ್ अजुॅन Arjun~   1373 blog posts   38 correct pred (86% accurate)
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I asked think these queen wdp4...😍
#Offlink 12112 Amravati-Mumbai Superfast with KYN WAG 9H.
Awes bhai! As you said its departed with WAG 9 from Mumbai. Here is it.
Source: Self

4 posts - Yesterday

Yesterday (10:21)
nankit0507   784 blog posts   32 correct pred (49% accurate)
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yes I posted those pics also.. with ET WAP 4 /blog/post/2871776

Yesterday (10:28)
عمران ©®   4416 blog posts   917 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 2875358-6            Tags   Past Edits
sat ko ye train dadar almost 5 h late aai thi
fir dr pe hi short terminate hui
btw any specific reason for two offlin
wcam ko to shortage nahi honi chaiye
or is
it a point towards upgrade?

Yesterday (13:20)
Mumbai CST Amravati SF Express~   289 blog posts
Re# 2875358-8            Tags   Past Edits
Upgrade Karana chahiye..

Yesterday (13:45)
nankit0507   784 blog posts   32 correct pred (49% accurate)
Re# 2875358-9            Tags   Past Edits
coaches ka maintenance bohot sahi chal raha hai lekin. Muje to cleanest train lagi hai ye aaj tak. Bhot trains ghum liya lkn itna clean nai dekha kisi daily train ko. Sab naya lagaya ja raha hai AC se leke Genreal coach tak interior se leke outer coloring bhi. Abhi ye loco ka pata nai kaisa rahega.

Today (17:44)
12111 LHB Express 12112~   636 blog posts   72 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 2875358-10            Tags   Past Edits
ohhh wow nice offlink
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