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Feb 24 2015 (19:39)   12693/Pearl City (Muthu Nagar) SF Express (PT)

sriguruvenkat   33 blog posts
Entry# 1378729            Tags   Past Edits
The train is very punctual
Sometimes it may get late at intermediate stations but reaches its final destination on time due to the slack provided.

Dec 04 2016 (13:38)
johnnyblaker7~   87 blog posts   9 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 1378729-1            Tags   Past Edits
It is almost always late at intermediate stations and not sometimes only.
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Oct 22 2015 (16:09)   22625/Chennai Central - KSR Bengaluru City AC Double Decker Express

sriguruvenkat   33 blog posts
Entry# 1625148            Tags   Past Edits
Travelled from MAS to KPD on 21st October no ;71,72,73,75
Cleanliness and Comfort; The coach no C8 was a Jan 2013 made one and the cleanliness was top notch.The interiors were very clean and toilets were very clean and dry.There was no water problem and the cooling was very good.
Puntuality;The train departed 5 mins late from MAS and reached KPD on time.The maximum speed achieved was 118 km/hr.
food available in the train is awesome and cheap.The idly vada was rs25 and bread omlet was rs 20.Coffee was rs10 and Tea was rs 7.Vendors came at regular imtervals
Availablity;I booked my ticket on 28th september since i travelled on a holiday.Otherwise the ticket was all time available.The occupancy was 100 % in my coach on the day of journey
Railfanning;RF was excellent since the journey daytime and speed was very good.
Safety;The safety was very good because of LHB rake and daytime journey.RPF were also present
Oct 15 2015 (23:24)   22625/Chennai Central - KSR Bengaluru City AC Double Decker Express

sriguruvenkat   33 blog posts
Entry# 1618410            Tags   Past Edits
IR can cancel this double decker and LHBifie Brindavan,Lalbagh and sbc mas sbc intercity exp and add the Double Decker CCs to it.It will help in increasing the number of CC seats in these prestigious trains and add more to priority to it

Oct 16 2015 (09:32)
One Mail~   5183 blog posts   1469 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1618410-1            Tags   Past Edits
There was a plan to change name of this train as Brindavan. They dropped it i guess. This DD is running well, there is no need of cancelling

Oct 16 2015 (09:43)
Pŕāķāşh*^~   8141 blog posts   1243 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 1618410-2            Tags   Past Edits
No need to cancel the train. This is a good DD.
General Travel
Sep 23 2015 (20:18)   22649/Yercaud SF Express

sriguruvenkat   33 blog posts
Entry# 1598092            Tags   Past Edits
From Chennai to Erode
Coach: S7
Reached Chennai Central(MAS) by 10 PM. The Rake was placed in PF#6 and went to my coach S7 and deposited my bags in my seat.It was heaven for railfans,the side lower berth and it was on the track side.Then departed MAS by 10:40 PM and met 22807/SRC MAS AC express at BBQ.Then,we stopped in its in
its first halt PER.Then,after PER,we started blasting.We skipped ABU,AVD and PAB blistering pace.The speed was very high that I fell from my seat.Then,we entered our second halt TRL.After that,we were speeding towards our next halt AJJ.We reached AJJ on time.The halting time at SHU,WJR was really a short one.Then,we reached KPD by 12:50 which was early by 3 minutes.Then we started our rampage run again.The halts at GYM,AB,VN were also very short one.No one boarded or deboarded the train.At VN,we got overtaken by Bengaluru Mail.This delayed our train by 10 minutes.Reached JTJ with a delay of 15 minutes.Then I slept for some time.Then i woke up at SA.We reached SA with a slight delay of 5 minutes.About 40% passengers in my coach deboarded at SA.Then,we proceeded towards SGE with a delay of 10 minutes.Then,we started to proceed to ED at a decent speed.We finally reached ED by 5:40 which was 10 minutes early.
Cleanliness-9/10.The cleanliness in this train was top notch.The exteriors were ok but interiors were excellent.The toilets were clean,dry throughout the journey.
Punctuality-10/10.The train has got very good priority throughout the route and reached all the stations on time or with only slight delay.
Comfort-4/10.There was lot of jerks and two times I fell from my seat.
Safety-10/10.Safety was excellent.Waitlisted passenger weren't allowed in the sleeper coaches and there was RPF all the time.
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Aug 15 2015 (17:21)   22638/West Coast SF Express

sriguruvenkat   33 blog posts
Entry# 1566025            Tags   Past Edits
Traveled from Erode to Chennai,the coaches and toilet were clean,the speed was good and punctuality is quite acceptable.
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