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Sep 21 2014 (20:38)   56701/Punalur - Madurai Passenger

nirmalsasilatha   10 blog posts
Entry# 1220643            Tags   Past Edits
Train is having an awkward running timing between Punalur till Trivandrum.The train departs at around 15:50 from Punalur and is terribly slow till it reaches Quilon.It is holded at outer tracks on approach at Quilon.It is further holded at Quilon to pass other express trains like Parashuram express,Netravati Express which plies at the same direction on same time frame.
Nearly 30Minutes up to an hour is on hold at Quilon Jn for the purpose.Nightmare journey.

Oct 19 2014 (15:56)
BMTIR*^~   21534 blog posts   7539 correct pred (63% accurate)
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too much slack of almost an hour to QLN from tis previous stop-

Jul 24 2016 (22:57)
akhilv900   2 blog posts   2 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 1220643-2            Tags   Past Edits
The train has no puntuality at the stations.
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Feb 18 2015 (13:06)   22641/Thiruvananthapuram Central - Shalimar SF Express (PT)

nirmalsasilatha   10 blog posts
Entry# 1372848            Tags   Past Edits
Try to avoid this train during season time towards Shalimar.Its a horrible train to travel during festive time in W.Bengal as the sleeper coach will be flooded with RAC ticket holders occupying seats of reserved passengers.Traveled to Bhubaneswar during Saraswati puja time in Bengal.Almost all Sleeper coaches in the entire train was packed with RAC ticket holders and their heavy luggage.In addition to sharing reserved seats & berths there were passengers sleeping and sitting in the floor blocking the doors and toilet.The recycled air in the coaches of the crowded train was suffocating.Never ever travel with family in the sleeper class of this train due security and comfort reasons.

Jul 19 2016 (22:19)
Pran Pratim Ghosh   23581 blog posts   100289 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 1372848-1            Tags   Past Edits
no Daily train to Kerala is the main cause.
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Mar 24 2014 (18:25)   12484/Amritsar - Kochuveli Weekly SF Express

12625 Kerala Express~   4898 blog posts   1217 correct pred (76% accurate)
Entry# 1034872            Tags   Past Edits
Worst seats. You will find mice here and there so be careful while sleeping. Very unclean coaches as too old rakes. Railways should pay attention towards this train as passengers are not travelling for free.

Sep 26 2014 (21:31)
nirmalsasilatha   10 blog posts
Re# 1034872-2            Tags   Past Edits
Most of the trains running to Kerala runs with old rusty coaches which are close to retirement.Most of these coaches were once used by other state rail divisions like Tamilnadu,Andhra which lobbies for new coaches.While traveling on Swarna Jayanti express,12643 a local passenger train running in Andhra Pradesh was seen with new clean coaches.This is the general condition of trains running from Kerala.

Sep 29 2015 (21:08)
imaravIndian^~   802 blog posts   314 correct pred (78% accurate)
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This is an NR train.. Don't blame TN for this
I know they steal our coaches.. Still see the pic attached.. A general toilet in this shitty train

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Apr 07 2016 (13:31)
sudarshankini~   16 blog posts
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we have to think twice to travel in SR trains runs from or to Kerala

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Feb 25 2016 (23:51)   12639/Brindavan Express

nirmalsasilatha   10 blog posts
Entry# 1749764            Tags   Past Edits
Try to avoid travelling in this train with unreserved general 2nd class seating tickets especially during Sundays and holidays.The coaches are overcrowded and once it reaches KSR SBC waiting passengers on either side of the platform will rush into the train without letting the passengers to alight.Its total chaos and nobody is present to control the rush.Not at all safe for elderly people and children as the passengers rushing in for seats don't bother who is in line to alight.
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Feb 25 2016 (23:45)   12677/KSR Bengaluru City - Ernakulam SF InterCity Express

nirmalsasilatha   10 blog posts
Entry# 1749760            Tags   Past Edits
Excellent speed and punctual due to less stops and less crowded route.Select this train to avoid uncomfortable night time red eye journeys in sleeper coaches.
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