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Blog Entry# 2189390
Posted: Mar 07 2017 (21:38)

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Last Response: Jul 07 2017 (11:18)
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Mar 07 2017 (21:38)   12951/Mumbai Central - New Delhi Rajdhani Express

shreysdivvaakar   11 blog posts
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Best Rajdhani train to travel on, First Class food and service on first ac coach. Very neat and clean, spick and span All thanks to Suresh Prabhu's surge pricing and high flight fares which compelled me to travel in first ac at an already high fare. It felt like a moving hotel. Amazing interiors. Train reached half an hour late, fare is quite expensive for a 15 hr journey, but worth every penny and time spent on it. I am glad I travelled in first ac this time. I got 2 servings of tomato soup and sufficient food quantity and quality was as good as home made food, especially Rohu fried fish. 12951-12951 train is much better than 12953-12954, that is why it has less availability, I was shocked to see so many seats available in august kranti Rajdhani at last minute, now I know why. Also 12951 has lesser halts...
and New Delhi is a much better station than Nizamuddin with Delhi Metro connectivity. Also you have to board the train in the evening 5 pm and you reach next day morning 8 30 am both ways and can start your day.

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7 posts - Sat May 20, 2017

May 24 2017 (16:54)
shreysdivvaakar   11 blog posts
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Ya ya, I have travelled in 1A August kranti also, it is fine, you will get similar quality and service, though not sure whether you will get the blue birth ones or red berth ones. Only problem will be too may stops, and Nizamuddin station is a small station with only 7 platforms, it gets too congested with lot of local passengers sitting and crowding on platforms as well. New delhi station is one of the major and busiest stations in delhi with about 20 platforms. The 12951/12952 train takes lesser time and few halts. Almost same quality as both are rake sharing and similar onboard staff too.

May 24 2017 (17:13)
Dipanshu   1361 blog posts   82 correct pred (66% accurate)
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Too many stops - No problem, we are travelling for leisure.
NZM crowding - I use Dadar Mumbai station daily, no other station can be as crowded.
AK Raj can be boarded at Andheri so one can leave office late like around 5.30.. For reaching BCT at 5 PM, we have to leave office at 3.30. almost a half day leave and aur bosses are pain in a**
WL1 in 1A confirm in AK? currently AVBL is 2 seats only and we are 3 people.

May 24 2017 (19:32)
shreysdivvaakar   11 blog posts
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easily, as wl1 is still low as 6.seets are reserved for ho/vip quota. atcharting, when thse seats are vacant, they are released to wl passengers, i guess it will confirm much before that.

May 25 2017 (12:15)
Dipanshu   1361 blog posts   82 correct pred (66% accurate)
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Jul 07 2017 (11:18)
Guest: 7fd5bd22   show all posts
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Same i want to see in 12301 Howrah Rajdhani.

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