Timeline
 Travel Tip
 Trip
 Race
 Social
 Greeting
 Poll
 Img
 PNR
 Pic
 Blog
 News
 Conf TL
 RF Club
 Convention
 Monitor
 Admin
 Followed
 Rating
 HJ
 Vote
 Pred
 @
 FM Alert
 Pvt
Forum Super Search
 ↓ 
×
HashTag:
Member:
Posting Date From:
Posting Date To:
Train Type:
Train:
Station:
ONLY with Pic/Vid:
Sort by: Date:     Word Count:     Popularity:     
Public:    Pvt: Monitor:    RailFan Club:    

Search
  Go  
Full Site Search
  Full Site Search  
 
Thu Apr 26, 2018 15:30:07 ISTHomeTrainsΣChainsAtlasPNRForumGalleryNewsFAQTripsLoginFeedback
PostPost Trn TipPost Stn TipAdvanced Search

Blog Entry# 2161979
Posted: Feb 12 2017 (22:04)

10 Responses
Last Response: Mar 19 2018 (22:36)
  
030
Train Tip
Food/Catering
0 Followers
8030 views
Feb 12 2017 (22:04)   12124/Deccan Queen

12289 AKA Rocket   103 blog posts   15 correct pred (88% accurate)
Entry# 2161979            Tags   Past Edits
This train gives you probably best dine-in experience in the whole of IR. If are a foodie or even if you love travel, this is the train for you. You absolutely MUST travel on this train to get a first hand experience. This is all possible because this train has a 'dining car', unlike the regular pantry car in most of the trains on IR. You can satisfy your taste buds by eating numerous things from the menu. Veg cutlet, baked beans, chicken cutlets, cheese toast, omelette sandwich; just name a thing and you get it hot and fresh.

5 posts - Sat Mar 17, 2018

  
1414 views
Mar 17 2018 (20:29)
nankit0507~   1372 blog posts   91 correct pred (58% accurate)
Re# 2161979-6            Tags   Past Edits
No its not in this train... they are in their coach only... their special MST coach.

  
Mar 18 2018 (06:09)
12289 AKA Rocket   103 blog posts   15 correct pred (88% accurate)
Re# 2161979-7            Tags   Past Edits
No MST passengers have 2 GS and 2 CC coaches for their travels and usually don’t create any unwanted crowd like in as you said Flying Ranee. But on weekends, the other unreserved pax may be an issue in coaches. The dinning car is like organised chaos in 12124, while in 12123 there’s no such problem because very few people go there in the evening run! So if you really want to enjoy the experience, I’d suggest you go in 12123

  
997 views
Mar 19 2018 (20:12)
Offline till SSC CGL 2018 tier 1~   508 blog posts   1709 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 2161979-8            Tags   Past Edits
And when I used this train on 14/2/18 from Pune to Csmt, TTE was also pretty strict. He was asking all the MST passengers ( though very less were sitting on other's seat) to vacate the seat and asked passengers with valid tickets to take their seats. I was in D3. A pretty comfortable journey along with the delicious breakfast of cutlet and bread. Even if one is not able to go to dining car, still he can hav those lip smacking cutlets on his seat along with scenic bhor ghats. A great train with great food.

  
956 views
Mar 19 2018 (22:25)
12289 AKA Rocket   103 blog posts   15 correct pred (88% accurate)
Re# 2161979-9            Tags   Past Edits
Yeah the train is highly prestigious and has only very less halts, so people going to suburbs of Mumbai and Pune prefer other trains, thereby reducing the unreserved passengers already, plus the TTEs are quite strict too.
Also I’d like to share another tip too, if you want to enjoy the ride with frequent trips to dinning car, book in D3 in case you’re traveling second seating and in C4, if you’re traveling in AC CC.

  
935 views
Mar 19 2018 (22:36)
Offline till SSC CGL 2018 tier 1~   508 blog posts   1709 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 2161979-10            Tags   Past Edits
I did get D3, but didn't want to leave the luggage unattended, so didn't went to DC. But did have the yummy veg breakfast on my seat. Yes, if without /less luggage then definitely D3/C4 are the coaches to look out for. Get settled and few moments after the train departs from Pune, just go to the DC and enjoy.

ARP (Advanced Reservation Period) Calculator

Reservations Open Today @ 8am for:
Trains with ARP 10 Dep on: Sun May 6
Trains with ARP 15 Dep on: Fri May 11
Trains with ARP 30 Dep on: Sat May 26
Trains with ARP 120 Dep on: Fri Aug 24

  
  

Rail News

New Trains

Site Announcements

  • Entry# 2547009
    Oct 16 2017 (10:21PM)


    As per the recent post , the new Pax Login feature has now been introduced. Here are the details of the feature set. . 1. Now you may login to the site as a Member or a Passenger, or BOTH Member & Passenger at the same time. Passenger login is called "Pax Login"...
  • Entry# 2517609
    Oct 11 2017 (09:33AM)


    As detailed here , last month, some changes were made to the PNR section. In the next phase of this rollout, we shall be further separating "Passengers" from "Members". . 1. "Passengers" will be able to login using ONLY their PNRs (no password). We shall have a Pax Login above the current...
  • Entry# 2418661
    Sep 25 2017 (07:09AM)


    @all: There are some changes coming to the PNR Forum. 1. All PNRs will be anonymized, i.e. you won't see who posted the PNRs or search PNRs by Traveller. This is to better protect the confidentiality of travelling members and their travel plans. However, members will still be able to search their OWN...
  • Entry# 2409730
    Sep 15 2017 (11:46PM)


    In recent times, the number of FM Complaints regarding "targeting me", "offensive content", "sarcastic comment", "bashing", etc. have been increasing. This has led to increased censorship and throttling of open discussions. . This is a clarification that this site is meant for a FREE EXCHANGE of ideas. Some arguments/debates/disagreements/jokes/sarcasm are ALLOWED and are...
  • Entry# 2390218
    Aug 25 2017 (12:59PM)


    There has been a partial rollout of a modification to Timeline entries. The implementation will be complete within a week. 1. Void & RAC buttons have been removed. . 2. TL Entries can now be Edited and Fixed by the original updater, if there are errors. So there is no need to Void TLs...
  • Entry# 2175399
    Feb 23 2017 (01:22PM)


    There has recently been a lot of frustration among RFs when their Station Pics, Loco Pics, Train Pics get rejected because the "number is not showing", "shed is not visible", the loco/train is at a distance, Train Board is too small, "better pic available", etc. . To address this issue, effective tomorrow, ALL...
Scroll to Top
Scroll to Bottom
Go to Mobile site
Disclaimer: This website has NO affiliation with the Government-run site of Indian Railways. This site does NOT claim 100% accuracy of fast-changing Rail Information. YOU are responsible for independently confirming the validity of information through other sources.