Unfortunately i always have to go to this station as the Secunderabad Duronto arrives/departs from this station.
Some of the tips for first timers visiting this station:
1) It is one of the worst railway stations on the Indian Railways.
2) Precisely, LTT is not connected to Mumbai Suburban train services directly.
Thanks for you valuable tip sir, but boarding from unscheduled halt is very risky compared to when alighting from train...
U got me wrong sir.
I said that board from thane only if your train has a scheduled halt there.
My Dear Vivek sir, you have mentioned only good thing about this station is prepaid taxi stand, it is my experience the prepaid taxi driver would crib over the fare once the destination is reached, "Saab we have stayed in the prepaid taxi que for 10 hours........"
You should never pay extra, be it prepaid or normal taxis. It is completely on you whether you want to tip the driver or not.
They are not entitled to demand extra cash. When you feel the situation is out of control, just threaten them that you would call the RTO helpline and he would silently leave.
Yes Vivek thats true, after a tiring journey do you really want to argue with the cab drivers
Then there is no alternative sir.
That's a problem you are ought to face in Mumbai when you are using rickshaw or taxi.
You may book a meru or some other radio cabs but the cost would go up.
sahi me bahut problem ha ltt me klock room me laggase rakhne ke liye luggase per 1 no platform se security chake kara kar lana pada jo 1 km distance per ha aur kurla stn se auto rikshaw me per passenger 20 rs liya passenger 6 the bahut jyada ha 120 total laga
The taxis and rickshaw's in mumbai are better compared to other cities, the problem is only the airport taxi and railway station taxi, they are the ones who really disturb the passengers, i had commuted in mumbai for around 25 years in taxi, i did not face any problems except as mentioned the railway station and the airport guys
If you look closely, that was what the tip said.
While alighting from Mail/Express train, if you plan to take train to your destination from nearest station Tilaknagar, then no need to go to Tilaknagar station's ticket counter, as you can well buy your suburban tickets from LTT unreserved ticket counters near platform no : 01 (as usually ticket queue is very long at Tilaknagar)...
Now you can book/call Ola cabs to pick at Ltt
How do I book general ticket from ltt to Mangalore for train number 22113 ?and is it compulsory to purchase the tickets from the station from which h u board or any other railway station?
You can buy Unreserved general 2nd class ticket in 2 days advance from any of stations like Thane.
For 22113 buy a Superfast IInd class ticket in advance from UTS counter & travel.