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★★★  General Travel
Jul 30 2012 (20:32)  

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Entry# 493489            Tags   Past Edits
Reference to /blog/post/492902 friends of Late Swapnl David and fellow ralfans (Mainly from RCI, Facebook, have come across a mutual decision to try and financially support the family with whatever they can.
As per news, Swapnil's father had passed away some time back and hence the sad news of Swapnil's demise has completely put Swapni's mother in a sorrow state.
if all of us deposit Rs. 100 to the account, it can contribute to a considerable sum. This is just to show that Swapnil was not alone and there is a bigger family of Railfans having the same passion and love for Indian Railways.
Minimum Contribution has been decided to be Rs. 100/-
Account details are as follows:-
Name of Account Holder:- Mrs Sudha David
Account Number:- 63047242675
IFSC Code:- SBIN0030200
Branch Name:- Mastana Chowk, Ranjhi, Jabalpur.
Bank Name:- State Bank of India, Jabalpur.
For further information, kindly visit
It would be prudent if the names of the contributor(s) can be cross-checked with that obtained from the Bank.
All those who have been kind enough to make the contribution, kindly send me a private message, mentioning the name against your bank account (For Online Transfer) and/or the Date of Deposit (For Cash Deposits)

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Jul 30 2012 (22:21)
Swagoto   20 blog posts
Re# 493489-12            Tags   Past Edits
Thanx a lot DipyamanDa for this initiative. But members, please do not donate/contribute just now, immediately. As his death was an unnatural one, & has involved police, so we have decided to pause it for a few days. Some of our members will go to his native place & talk with his family. After that, we can confirm & let you all know about this. Then you can contribute as much as you can/ wish .. minimum amount being Rs.100/-. Till then kindly bear with us. Thank you for all your support :)

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Aug 03 2012 (22:06)
Swagoto   20 blog posts
Re# 493489-67            Tags   Past Edits
thanx everyone for this support .. our initiative is too small .. but still let's do as much as we can .. & if possible do maintain an Excel sheet regarding the name & amount donated by members. Thanx a lot :)

Aug 03 2012 (22:08)
Bhopal Shatabdi   182 blog posts   4 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 493489-68            Tags   Past Edits
magar iski jaanch kaise ho ki sahi me kisi ne paisa jama kiya hai ya nahi? Main bhi to keh sakta hu ki maine itna paisa daal diya. Kya use maan liya jaega?

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Oct 11 2011 (16:19)   12301/Howrah - New Delhi Rajdhani Express (via Gaya)

Swagoto   20 blog posts
Entry# 255000            Tags   Past Edits
The train is running with two extra AC 3 tiers & 1 extra AC 2 tier ... saw myself at Howrah & also confirmed by member Arnab Ghosh. Admins kindly take this into notice & update the info :)
Feb 13 2011 (10:08)   12029/New Delhi - Amritsar Swarna Shatabdi Express

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Entry# 109284            Tags   Past Edits
what food is served in this train? do they serve breakfast or lunch?

Mar 05 2011 (11:30)
Swagoto   20 blog posts
Re# 109284-1            Tags   Past Edits
Yes they serve breakfast & morning tea/coffee.

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Feb 03 2011 (14:57)   12014/Amritsar - New Delhi Shatabdi Express

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Entry# 105025            Tags   Past Edits
while travelling in this train are we sitting in the direction the train is moving (facing the engine)or opposite??is it always like this???are the chairs reversible .this is for rs 570 class
we r a family of four travelling and we have to reach igi airport domestic terminal maximum by is there any other options avble??i guess getting a richaw/taxi at 4.30 am in asr is very difficult.

Feb 20 2011 (20:55)
Swagoto   20 blog posts
Re# 105025-1            Tags   Past Edits
Getting an autoo or rickshaw @ 4:30 a.m. in Amritsar is indeed difficult but not impossible. I travelled by that train on 22Jan this year & we managed to get an auto. But to my astonishment at that very morning the train was mostly occupied. SO don't panic. Its the best option to get to NDLS if u have flight at 14:30

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Mar 05 2011 (11:28)
Swagoto   20 blog posts
Re# 105025-3            Tags   Past Edits
Yes Sir ... I have travelled in this train. It can't be said surely if ur seat is facing towards the engine or opposite to it because this train like most other Shatabdis are being provided with the new LHB rakes which unlike the old ones have seating arrangements facing both directions in each compartment. Half of them faces the engine & the other halfs opposite. :)

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Feb 26 2011 (22:32)   12013/New Delhi-Amritsar Shatabdi Express

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Entry# 117170            Tags   Past Edits
me and my wife-both german passport holder intend to visit india during nov, 2011.we wish to make a online reservation for a train journey between delhi-jalandhar and return.please advise.

Feb 26 2011 (22:54)
Swagoto   20 blog posts
Re# 117170-1            Tags   Past Edits
Sir, go to the website of IRCTC, register their free of cost for an username & password. Use that to login the website & choose the train that best fits your need & time. My personal advice is to take the 12029/31 or 12013 Amritsar Shatabdi from New Delhi which leaves New Delhi @ 7:20 A.M. & 4:30 P.M. respectively. Book two seats in the Executive Chair Car class denoted by 1A in the website. Fare is Rs.1020/orRs.970/- & Rs.1080/- respectively.

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