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
  Search  
 
Thu Jul 27, 2017 14:36:30 ISTHomeTrainsΣChainsAtlasPNRForumGalleryNewsFAQTripsLoginFeedback
Thu Jul 27, 2017 14:36:30 IST
PostPostPost Trn TipPost Trn TipPost Stn TipPost Stn TipAdvanced Search
Filters:

Blog Posts by jesj
Page#    32 Blog Entries  next>>
  
Travel Question
0 Followers
4266 views
Mar 05 2015 (14:04)   16316/Kochuveli - KSR Bengaluru Express (PT)
 

jesj   79 blog posts   20 correct pred (71% accurate)
Entry# 1387172            Tags   Past Edits
What's the on-time performance of this train? I have a flight to catch next Thursday from Bangalore at 11 am (plan to board on Wed from Chengannur). So will this train reach on the scheduled time at Bangalore. Please suggest any other trains, if any or even bus services. Thank you and suggestions appreciated!

3 posts - Thu Mar 05, 2015

  
2247 views
Mar 05 2015 (14:21)
IR Food quality is pathetic^~   83718 blog posts   5301 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 1387172-4            Tags   Past Edits
Very less buffer

  
2860 views
Mar 05 2015 (14:25)
deepakyerr~   942 blog posts
Re# 1387172-5            Tags   Past Edits
The right time at blore cant is around 800-15 and generally its late by around 30 mins and so is the case with garib rath as u need to be there by 10 am to catch flight by 11am and morning rush hour traffic. Better opt for cape bangalore island exp which reaches by 700 730 or prefer ksrtc bus frm kottayam or erkm airawat club class get down at shanthinagar bus station there u can get airport volvo vajra service with 15 min interval which take 90 min. These are two options see that in both cases train or bus u arrive by 700 even thouvh u are late by 1 hr you can make it to airport by 10am.

  
2767 views
Mar 05 2015 (14:26)
Hareesh Mangalam*^~   3916 blog posts   43091 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 1387172-6            Tags   Past Edits
It is too risky to depend on KCVL Garib Raths on time arrival at YPR. You need to take Island Express to have enough time to reach Airport on time

1 posts are hidden.

  
2719 views
Mar 05 2015 (14:37)
Namma Bengaluru Chennai Mail~   2829 blog posts   271 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 1387172-8            Tags   Past Edits
Your flight will reach its destination by the time you reach airport if you catch Garibrath or KCVL-SBC exp. Best bet is to take Island express, get down at KJM and board a cab to airport.. You will be tension free as there will be less delay because of traffic and buffer time will be on the higher side..

  
Mar 05 2015 (16:42)
Guest: b270224   show all posts
Re# 1387172-9            Tags   Past Edits
NEVER TAKE KCVL EXP OR GR. YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO REACH AIRPORT.
I will suggest another option.
Take Kerala Exp from Chengannur to ERS (reaches ERS at 1545). From ERS, board 12683 ERS-SBC SF which will reach SBC by morning 0430. You can go to AC waiting room and freshup yourself. Have breakfast at PF1 restaurant. Cross the road to BMTC bus stn. Every 20 min you have a bus to Airport. Take a bus leaving by 0700-0800 and you will reach airport definitely by 0915-0930 comfortably.
Plenty
...
more...
of tickets available in ERS SBC SF.
  
Jan 30 2015 (13:57)   12625/Kerala Express (PT)
 

jesj   79 blog posts   20 correct pred (71% accurate)
Entry# 1355520            Tags   Past Edits
The food quantity is pathetic on this train. What should I do? See the pics attached. Thanks!

  
2551 views
Jan 30 2015 (14:05)
Hareesh Mangalam*^~   3916 blog posts   43091 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 1355520-1            Tags   Past Edits
You may contact Indian Railway's Centralised Numbers for complaints about TTI/Reservation/Meals at: 9760534983 with your grievance.

  
2516 views
Jan 30 2015 (15:14)
Rail Fanning~   2698 blog posts
Re# 1355520-2            Tags   Past Edits
The pantry car is back and food is nowadays prepared. on board instead of being loaded.
The catering service ie being maanaged by 'Meals on Wheels'

  
2490 views
Jan 30 2015 (15:17)
IR Food quality is pathetic^~   83718 blog posts   5301 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 1355520-3            Tags   Past Edits
Pics are okay . I can see Rice are well cooked. Can you elaborate what's wrong with food ?

  
2389 views
Jan 30 2015 (16:50)
jesj   79 blog posts   20 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1355520-4            Tags   Past Edits
The quantity is less..
  
Travel Question
0 Followers
5751 views
Jan 29 2015 (15:04)   12625/Kerala Express (PT) | CNGR/Chengannur (3 PFs)
 

jesj   79 blog posts   20 correct pred (71% accurate)
Entry# 1354605            Tags   Past Edits
Boarded the train today and was booked to travel in AC-2 Tier. Ticket was in RAC, which got confirmed when the chart was prepared. To my shock and surprise, the coach designated as AC-2 Tier is in fact an AC-3 Tier coach. Spoke to the TTE and he says that he will issue a lower class certificate. But I prefer to travel in the class I had booked for. Please advice what can be done. Thanks!

10 posts - Thu Jan 29, 2015

11 posts are hidden.

  
1106 views
Jan 29 2015 (15:51)
RbK~   766 blog posts   9878 correct pred (86% accurate)
Re# 1354605-12            Tags   Past Edits
Consider yourself lucky that CD/TVC didn't replace 2A of Kerala Experss with SL!

  
1003 views
Jan 29 2015 (16:09)
Anshul Vipat~   7950 blog posts   1878 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1354605-13            Tags   Past Edits
Happens sometimes when the said coach is not available due to various technical reasons and no spare 2A coach is available. You can either cancel your journey. You will get full refund or else travel in the 3AC coach get a lower class travel certificate from the TC and file TDR. You will get the complete fare difference between 2AC and 3AC

  
4011 views
Jan 30 2015 (08:27)
Sankalp Sharma*^~   4274 blog posts   8666 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1354605-14            Tags   Past Edits
Wht u did??
canceld ur tickt
Or u cmpltd ur journey in 3ac ??

1 posts are hidden.

  
4014 views
Jan 30 2015 (09:02)
boards cbse 2016   1656 blog posts   225 correct pred (66% accurate)
Re# 1354605-16            Tags   Past Edits
Its a common feature in Kerala since it has 7 rakes some of the rakes have shortages of 2a n biggies and even tvc div gas a shortage of 2a boggies

1 posts are hidden.

  
3820 views
Jan 30 2015 (13:43)
jesj   79 blog posts   20 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1354605-18            Tags   Past Edits
I'm still traveling in the same coach. The TTE gave me a lower class certificate for refund of difference in fare. The seating is same as in 2AC
Departure: Mon Oct 13 2014 @ 11:25
12626/Kerala Express (PT)
Trip# 57046    Traveller: jesj    Linked PNR Entry# 1242353
Class: AC 3-tier - 3A
From: NDLS/New Delhi
To: CNGR/Chengannur
TRIP HAS ENDED.
Blog  Time-Table

  
1728 views
Oct 14 2014 (18:41)
jesj   79 blog posts   20 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1242353-1            Tags   Past Edits
any admins travelling on this train today pls reply. Having issue with the caterers (want to clarify) on this train despite complaining to the train supervisor.
Or pls suggest the way forward. Thanks!

  
1724 views
Oct 14 2014 (18:50)
SRG*^~   35729 blog posts   174059 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 1242353-2            Tags   Past Edits
You can lodge a compliant on IRCTC Toll free compliant no 1800-111-139.

  
1733 views
Oct 14 2014 (18:52)
One Mail~   5168 blog posts   1466 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1242353-3            Tags   Past Edits
The Ministry of Railways has set up a central monitoring cell with the toll free number i.e. 1800-111-321 for the convenience of railway users to register their complaints regarding railways’ catering services like food quality, over charging etc., both at railway stations and in running trains
  
General Travel
0 Followers
2381 views
Jun 18 2014 (13:37)   12431/Thiruvananathapuram Central - Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express
 

jesj   79 blog posts   20 correct pred (71% accurate)
Entry# 1139062            Tags   Past Edits
Can somebody help by suggesting the probability of getting a confirmed ticket on the 26th June 2014 either in 3AC or 2AC? The following is the present status -
AC 3-tier - GNWL 177 / WL 90
AC 2-tier - GNWL 82 / WL 30
Thanks!

1 posts - Wed Jun 18, 2014

  
1820 views
Jun 18 2014 (15:18)
Er AC*^~   6509 blog posts   55726 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1139062-2            Tags   Past Edits
As per me 2A has chance to CNF.

  
1819 views
Jun 18 2014 (15:54)
jesj   79 blog posts   20 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1139062-3            Tags   Past Edits
But the IRCTC site does not even let me sign-in during the tatkal timings!!! Wonder if its just me or even others.

  
1809 views
Jun 18 2014 (16:05)
arkgood~   2270 blog posts   3961 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 1139062-4            Tags   Past Edits
Irctc upgraded the system...buk ur tkt with 3G data card...

  
1740 views
Jun 18 2014 (16:20)
jesj   79 blog posts   20 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1139062-5            Tags   Past Edits
It is no good. I had to travel on a WL ticket (NDLS-KYJ) on the 15th June, booked at the counter. I even tried logging-in today at 10:00am. Sadly, I was not able to get in till 10:40!!
I had tried it using a 3G Datacard then and also today using a broadband connection..

  
Jun 18 2014 (17:33)
Love the weather of Bangalore*^~   5879 blog posts   16806 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1139062-6            Tags   Past Edits
First You Login At 09:57 Than It Login Around 09:58 or 59 Than After Fill The Details You Can Book Ticket Easily
Page#    32 Blog Entries  next>>

ARP (Advanced Reservation Period) Calculator

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

  
  

Rail News

New Trains

Site Announcements

  • 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...
  • Entry# 2165159
    Feb 15 2017 (09:53AM)


    A minor update, but may impact many members: Hereafter, FMs will be able to delete invalid Red Flags on Imaginary trains. Red Flags can be removed by FMs, only against specific complaints filed against the blog. This does not give all members the right to complain against EVERY single red flag they...
  • Entry# 2155798
    Feb 08 2017 (11:40AM)


    -@all members: As of recently, there has been a trend whereby minor name updates of Trains/Stations - whether such and such regional name should be there or not, whether the train should be called "Abc Express" or "Abc Superfast Express", etc. are threatening to take over the majority of Timeline entries. Also,...
  • Entry# 2147631
    Feb 01 2017 (11:05AM)


    A new experimental feature is being introduced called BotD - "Blog of the Day". The rules are: . 1. Replies are not eligible - only the Top Blog. 2. ONLY Blogs posted today (the day of the vote) are eligible. 3. Every member has ONE vote. In the course of the day, you may keep...
  • Entry# 2136570
    Jan 23 2017 (12:25AM)


    Several new features have been introduced recently to the Forum, and we are forever striving to make Member experience here more productive and satisfying. With the recent introduction and success of the new FM System, it has been observed that small groups of highly involved and enthusiastic members are far more...
  • Entry# 2134907
    Jan 21 2017 (02:46PM)


    It has been over 2 weeks since the appointment of the current batch of FMs and 750 Complaints have been handled so far. It gives me immense pleasure in congratulating them for running the team diligently, professionally, competently and above all, without a shred of controversy or bias. The FM position...
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.