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Blog Posts by Varun Ravichandran
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Dec 06 2015 (17:09)   12786/KSR Bengaluru City - Kacheguda SF Express (PT)

Varun Ravichandran   8 blog posts
Entry# 1672497            Tags   Past Edits
I took this train on Thursday night. There was a train to Marikuppam stranded at BNC for a long time and so this train departed Cantt 1 hour late, yet made up the delay on arrival at KCG - nice!
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Feb 19 2015 (23:14)   12027/Chennai Central - KSR Bengaluru City Shatabdi Express

Varun Ravichandran   8 blog posts
Entry# 1374444            Tags   Past Edits
Booked a couple of tickets on this train, got seat numbers 75 and 76. Do the LHB coaches have that many seats in them?

Feb 19 2015 (23:16)
SRG*^~   35725 blog posts   173972 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 1374444-1            Tags   Past Edits
Yes 78 is seating capacity in LHB CC coach.
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Sep 10 2014 (15:45)   17604/Prashanti Nilayam Express

Varun Ravichandran   8 blog posts
Entry# 1211497            Tags   Past Edits
This doesn't seem to be a very popular train, seats in all classes are available till the last few days.
I think people prefer the departure out of SBC later on, as that is a faster train.

Sep 10 2014 (16:37)
Vinay Bharadwaj*^~   4774 blog posts   953 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 1211497-1            Tags   Past Edits
Departure from YPR is at 15:30 which is not feasible for people to complete their work and catch the train.
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Sep 09 2014 (12:22)   12602/Mangaluru - Chennai SF Mail (PT)

Varun Ravichandran   8 blog posts
Entry# 1210471            Tags   Past Edits
How is the SL experience on this train? I am travelling from CAN to MAS - will the compartment be very crowded with WL/Unreserved pax?

Sep 09 2014 (18:37)
One Mail~   5148 blog posts   1466 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1210471-1            Tags   Past Edits
Till PGT/PTJ unreserved passengers will be there. And of course WL passengers will also be there. Especially if the train is running on the last day of long weekend.

Sep 09 2014 (18:41)
Guest: 7fd0dab4   show all posts
Re# 1210471-2            Tags   Past Edits
Train will be absoultely packed with unreserved sleeper passengers. But you will get your seat if you tell them that it is yours.
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May 05 2014 (15:02)   22698/Chennai Central - Hubballi Weekly Express

Varun Ravichandran   8 blog posts
Entry# 1084720            Tags   Past Edits
Took this train from MAS to YPR yesterday, got held up at Bangarapet for like 45 mins. and reached YPR at 2235 and not 2135 as was scheduled. Let's see if this is eventually reflected in the Arr/Dep details here...
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