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Blog Entry# 1212195
Posted: Sep 11 2014 (13:50)

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Last Response: Nov 20 2016 (01:13)
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Sep 11 2014 (13:50)   12259/Sealdah - New Delhi AC Duronto Express

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I had traveled three times in SDAH NDLS Duronto in June 2010, Sept 2011 and July 2014.
All the journeys of mine had been a "indelible one" in all respect.
The notable positive sides of this train are:
1 Awesome food(both dinner& breakfast) ,praiseworthy punctuality and humble behavior of the "Catering Staff" with respect to serving the food and dealings with
the commuters .
2 Compartments are clean and well maintained by the rail staff of Narkeldanga carshed SDAH
3 Good service of the sweepers on board regarding the maintenance of cleanliness of the lavatories.
4 Clean bedsheets & linens provided to passengers
5 Cooperative & amicable behaviour of on board TTEs regarding allotment of berths to RAC/Waitlisted passengers
6 Nice speed and punctuality maintained all over the journey.
To conclude this is one of the best train I think from Kolkata to NDLS route even better than Rajdhani.(From the viewpoint of Fare & other amenities).
I also traveled in Rajdhani in the year 2011,2012 but the amenities are not upto the mark and in fact of poor standard when compared to SDAH Duronto.

Attached Pics:
A. 12260 DN SDAH Duronto at Dhanbad Jn
B. Dinner of 12259 UP NDLS Duronto
C. Loco in Charge of 12260 DN SDAH Duronto HWH WAP7 30329 standing at PF 9C of SDAH
D EOG Van of SDAH NDLS Duronto standing at PF 9 of NDLS
E "Duronto liveried WAP 7" takes the honorable charge of 12259 SDAH NDLS Duronto
I also request the rail fans to make this train as "First Preference" whenever they wish to travel to NDLS from Kolkata.
In a nutshell:
SDAH Duronto is a
1 Nice train
2 First Duronto of IR and
3 Many nostalgic ideals are associated with this train
so my only request is to
"Change it's Loco Link to WAP7 permanently and reinstate the glory of this marvelous service of IR literally and if possible make it a "DAILY SERVICE" like 12267/12268 Mumbai Ahmedabad Duronto".
Request to all users and railfans:
Please give your valuable opinion regarding this "train tip" posted by me.

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