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General Travel
Jun 17 2016 (09:59)  

soleinkol~   31 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
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I wasn't aware that IR is going to stop selling wait listed tickets from 1st July.
Is it another whimsical decision and what could be the benefits to IR? It seems to cut off a cancellation revenue stream for them.

Jun 17 2016 (10:05)
ayush   2442 blog posts   167 correct pred (65% accurate)
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yeh kisne kha

Jun 17 2016 (10:16)
Jit~   203 blog posts   124 correct pred (63% accurate)
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It's a part of RM Mr. Prabhu's 2020 vision to match the demand & supply of ticketing in Indian Railways. We will have to wait & watch how this plan is implemented.

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Jun 19 2016 (17:30)
soleinkol~   31 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
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click here
I presume this is only for Subidha trains and not for other train types. Could you please confirm?

Jun 19 2016 (17:46)
Guest: 7fede9ae   show all posts
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Yes this provision of non-issue of WL tickets is only for suvidha trains.
Info Update
Feb 06 2016 (21:32)   CDG/Chandigarh Junction (6 PFs)

soleinkol~   31 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
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CDG - query on Retiring room.
On IRCTC site, it shows CDG retiring room is available for booking online. Last Oct'15, we had tried booking and it said some work in progress. When passing through CDG we found, there was renovation in progress.
Now, I can not confirm if at present the retiring rooms are available for online booking. I would request help if anyone passing through CDG can confirm this. Alternately, if you have a ticket FROM or TO CDG, you can try booking retiring room from IRCTC site and let me
know if it showed any availability or some error. You need to just try booking it to see the availability, and for that a valid PNR number is required (which I do not have at present).
Many thanks in advance!

1 posts - Sat Feb 06, 2016

Feb 06 2016 (21:37)
soleinkol~   31 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
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I know about it's safety. Thing is that the hotels are pretty expensive, so I am thinking of booking a retiring room - but it was not available till Oct'15 fo renovation. Hence my question above. Do you know for sure that as of now, Chandigarh station retiring rooms are already open for booking after renovation that was in progress?

Feb 06 2016 (21:43)
give priority to sachkhand express~   1174 blog posts   1041 correct pred (66% accurate)
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best hotels or good hotels or even safe hotels are very far from chandigarh station... the hotels nearby cdg station are like chowls... yup retiering rooms are available now...

Feb 06 2016 (21:52)
sGs*^~   6332 blog posts   9965 correct pred (77% accurate)
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There were two retiring rooms, I noticed on 2ndfeb. I booked a hotel named wind cross through make my trip it offered at 600.
Now I am approaching Cdg to take kalka hwh mail to Delhi

Feb 06 2016 (22:00)
soleinkol~   31 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
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Thanks for the input. When you said you noticed 2 retiring rooms, do you mean you noticed that through IRCTC website?

Feb 06 2016 (22:08)
sGs*^~   6332 blog posts   9965 correct pred (77% accurate)
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I crossed it. It was functional
Travel Question
Sep 13 2015 (23:49)   12314/New Delhi - Sealdah Rajdhani Express | CNB/Kanpur Central (10 PFs)

soleinkol~   31 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
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Hello All,
We will be boarding 12314 SDAH Raj from CNB (Kanpur) at 21:20. We are not sure if we will be served dinner in train. Any ideas?
Please note that initially our ticket was NDLS-SDAH, we changed the boarding point to CNB by applying to Chief Reservation Supervisor, SDAH.

Sep 13 2015 (23:51)
The Rail Mail™*^~   46904 blog posts   18536 correct pred (69% accurate)
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you should get it.

Sep 14 2015 (01:18)
CrUeL InTeNtIoNs*^~   4317 blog posts   45188 correct pred (92% accurate)
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No dinner from Kanpur...

Sep 17 2015 (23:31)
DhnEcr~   5511 blog posts
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Yes you would get it.
For departures before 10pm in Rajdhani u will get dinner
General Travel
Jul 04 2015 (19:16)  

soleinkol~   31 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
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Hello All:
I have a confirmed Shatabdi ticket for 2 months from now, and I was trying to book Chandigarh retiring room online against that PNR. That's because I will come to CDG from a nearby location pretty late on the previous day and need to catch Shatabdi at 6:53 AM next day, so thought retiring room would be a good idea. However, IRCTC site shows that location is under maintenance - which makes me assume that some renovation work is in progress and no RR booking is being given. Can anyone confirm if that is the case, and if so, if there is any news as to when it is expected to be completed?
Travel Question
Jun 28 2015 (12:18)   NDLS/New Delhi (16 PFs)

soleinkol~   31 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
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Got Deluxe Retiring room 121 & 122 online, voucher shows "AC Status: 2" for travel in Oct'15. Can you kindly let me know what that means - AC or non-AC? Also, if someone can brief about Delux (?? !! :) :D ) rooms, would be grateful!
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