Passengers reaching Bhopal for some work, but not likely to book expensive hotels, may avail services of "Bhopal Lodge" Ahsan Building, 1, Hamidia Road, Bhopal for Rs 300/- per room.
Is it hourly basis or what? We are 3 pax. We just need to take bath and some refreshments.. Please guide, can we just get 1 room and for how much cost?
These rates were given in 2014. Now the rates may have been increased after an elapse of five years.
Please check various travel portals. The lowest rate still comes to Rs 350/- for two persons.
Better to book Railway Retiring room at Bhopal or Habibganj railway station.
You may use washrooms at Second class waiting room also. But be careful of your belongings.
I have a ticket in which 2 are confirmed and 1 is WL under single PNR.
Now, at the time of booking Retiring room, I am just able to book only for confirmed pax. Now, can we 3 enter that double room on that booking?
Moreover For dormitory also, will there be washrooms available? My main intention is to reach SHRN(Bairagarh), come to BPL, take bath, leave luggage at Cloak Room and then go to out for trip.. Then at night take rest in
Opposite Bhopal Railway Station.. Platform No: 6 Side.
Here you can get quality food at reasonable price.
Is it related to Famous Brijwasi chain sweets outlet of Mathura?
If you want to reach Bhopal in time, then don't prefer this train. Instead go for Pune - Habibganj Hamsafar.
This Special always runs late.. and have no schedule if delayed..
What you say maybe true. But the two trains run on different days of the week, so the day of departure has to be convenient to the traveller. If you travel by Third AC, it is okay as both trains have it. But sleeper class is available only on 01663
Secondly, how are u assured of punctuality of Pune HBJ HS??
Both run on Sunday (for PUNE-HBJ sector).
As it is using Hawrah Duranto & Nagpur AC Express slot.. it will run on time till Bhusaval for sure..
While this special is delayed in it's Bhopal - Dharwad journey itself, so due to less TAT at Dharwad it will keep on rescheduling..
Yeah I had very horrible experience with this special travelled thrice from Pune to HBJ n all time it reached HBJ with huge 8 hours delay.
This train top in delay in its own sector (Pune - HBJ).
Sorry, I gave wrong information on the days of departure
First run was 45 minutes late!!!
Tatkal Booking opens 2 days before for Bhopal-New Delhi.
quota of 280 seats can be useful for getting seats easily.
Rather, any WL gets confirmed when charting for Bangalore is done.
but why suffered for tatkal in this train??
there are other trains in which resorvation easyly avlbl between same stations at convinient timing.
this is tip and an alternative. Traveller has more option then we can think so it will add an extra alternative and its upto traveller that which alternative he/her will take,
But we are here to rate alternatives. If a simple WL gets confirmed when charting from Bangalore is done, why go for Tatkal? The alternative provided by you attracts undue cost.