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Nov 14 (21:49)   NUQ/Nagar Untari (1 PFs)

sonivivek198   1 blog posts
Entry# 4005253            Tags   Past Edits
Nagar Untari is a small and clean station. All major trains running on this route has a stoppage at this station. Cleanliness is just fine. There is lack of shaded area on the platform. Sitting area is sufficient. There is only one stall at the platform which sells almost every necessary items. Auto rickshaws are readily available outside the station.

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Nov 14 (21:46)   22867/Durg - Hazrat Nizamuddin HumSafar Express

unplugged1b   27 blog posts
Entry# 4005247            Tags   Past Edits
Avoid upper berth (UB) if you can. Side Upper (SU) is fine. Every alternate upper berths are extremely difficult and dangerous to get up on Humsafar coaches and one can easily get injured while trying to climb it. (I was on 19 and 22 was slightly easier).
Despite being LHB, Rajdhani LHB Upper berth and Humsafar 3AC UB is NOT the same.
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Nov 06 (14:03)   12921/Flying Ranee

suyashchandra   43 blog posts
Entry# 3978835            Tags   Past Edits
What to expect when you are about to travel in first class.
While booking I was very excited when I was asked the seat preference and I happily selected a coupe. But, when I arrived at my coach what I saw was shocking, my coach FC1 was a 1997 made sleeper coach converted into a 2×2 chair car.
The seats did not had any table attached to it and in the entire coach there were only 4 charging points near the doors, seats also had levers which are used to adjust the
reclining seat but the lever present just were just for display purpose as it didn't move an inch.
Fare of AC chair car is cheaper than this fake first class.
In terms of comfort Karnavati LHB 2S second sitting is more comfortable than this 2×2 chair car disguised as first class and one can travel at just Rs 180 between Ahmedabad and Mumbai.
At least I am thankful that I didn't get a general compartment in the name of first class which is there in Bandra Surat Intercity.
At least railways should change the seat preference option as whatever asked in the options does not exist in the real life.
God knows what our great Indian railways thinks before doing such act.

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Feb 20 2017 (13:53)   56232/KSR Bengaluru - Mysuru (Push Pull) Passenger (UnReserved)

Foamer~   2412 blog posts
Entry# 2171731            Tags   Past Edits
Tip is for: Passengers travelling to Mysuru in the morning.
If you are wary of going to SBC (Majestic) and boarding the crowded trains and suffering from standing. Then head to MWM station and board the Arsikere-Bengaluru passenger 56224 at around 8:45, which will continue onto Mysuru as 56232. Here tickets are sold directly towards Mysuru. So many people come to MWM and board the train here to avoid the crowd at SBC.

After boarding ask around and find a seat where the passenger (mostly govt. office employees) will get down at SBC and take the seat in SBC.
At the station the train usually arrives on PF 2, but after buying the ticket stand near the FoB. Because sometimes at the last moment the clerk will announce that the train will arrive on PF 1, then you will have to walk fast to PF 1 using FoB. Never jump down onto the tracks and try crossing. It's illegal as well as one more train HUP passenger comes on the other line, also towards SBC (YPR-SBC is bi-directional double line).
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Nov 12 (18:42)   12931/Mumbai Central - Ahmedabad AC Double Decker Express

keyurdd   4 blog posts
Entry# 3998081            Tags   Past Edits
Had a pretty bad experience on this train. Arrived at Borivali 1 hour late and was late by over 2 hours when it reached Vadodara. Seating is too crammed. Moreover, we were allotted the lower deck which is just above the wheels and so noisier than what one would expect in an AC coach. Double decker was a big let down and would suggest not to opt for this train unless it is the only train available. Can go by Karnavati/ Garib Rath instead

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