Blog Entry# 1521504
Posted: Jun 23 2015 (11:44)
Last Response: Jun 23 2015 (19:50)
I boarded this train thinking that it is a super fast from Lucknow to Delhi. I could not get a confirmed ticket. So I bought a general class ticket and hopped on the train thinking that I can get a seat once I board by paying the difference amount. I got in the train at Lucknow. The train was pretty empty till Kanpur. I got a seat till Kanpur. The ticket checker never showed up till this point.( ticket checker was never there on board as I never saw him till the train reached Delhi) At Kanpur, the train got so full that there was no space to even sit on the floor or stand comfortably. There were more people with unreserved ticket than there were with reserved tickets. Initially I thought I would be in minority as I don't have reserved ticket. But I was proved wrong. Expecting the...
Jun 23 2015 (17:55)
tiwarigp74*^~ 1716 blog posts 21 correct pred (66% accurate)
Kanpuira Bhabi Ji log is train Ko apani ghar Ki Maruti Van Samajhte hain:-)
Maine to is train Se char koss duuur bhagta hun.
Jun 23 2015 (19:50)
Railfan Z*^~ 11727 blog posts 2590 correct pred (84% accurate)
Ah. First timer in Gomti. Happens. :)
I once had a confirmed seat in AC Chair Car from Aligarh to New Delhi (The last 131 km leg). I was late and had to run to catch the train. Boarded some 2S (reserved) coach. Trust me, i could not make my way through the vestibule. Had to keep standing till the next halt.
And don't think AC Chair Car is all good. Check my /blog/post/756347 to know the reality of CC of Gomti.
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