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Jan 11 (22:38)   12834/Howrah - Ahmedabad Superfast Express (PT) | HWH/Howrah Junction (23 PFs)

Somanko^~   18104 blog posts   14435 correct pred (94% accurate)
Entry# 4194241            Tags   Past Edits
Excellent timings. Not a single day will be wasted for Howrah - Tatanagar passengers. Please don't hesitate to book WL 200+ in SL, WL 50+ in 3A or WL 25+ in 2A. Under normal circumstances all will get Confirmed. If you don't want to take any chance then wait for the charting. Chart is usually prepared between 19:30 - 19:45. You will get in Current Booking. 🙏
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May 22 2017 (20:25)   22407/Varanasi - Anand Vihar Terminal Garib Rath Express

Crush the bottle after use*^~   6757 blog posts   10121 correct pred (74% accurate)
Entry# 2288386            Tags   Past Edits
Overhyped train , NOT able to OT BE-NDLS exp which trolled it badly till GZB , due to this along with mine train Jansadharan , Saptkranti & others got late 2+ hours . Less priority with heavy slack time infused in TT after bareilly .
Catering is bad , Morning caterers were selling veg-cutlet at Rs 60 , i asked for bill from him he rudely said " lena hai toh lo , bill-will nahi milega " . The good thing was when i asked for bill others travelling in my coupe also demanded for bill and caterer refused so they also returned their veg-cutlet .
now it will be in my least preferred trains from varanasi for delhi .

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Nov 21 2016 (17:47)   BIY/Bardoli (1 PFs)

hala madrid 👑~   471 blog posts   74 correct pred (47% accurate)
Entry# 2067124            Tags   Past Edits
The iron man of India Sardar Vallabhai Patel's museum is situated just a 5 min walk from the station has a lot of paintings and studies and also runs a planetarium . Must visit ............
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Aug 03 2018 (13:17)   22624/Mahal Superfast Express (PT)

Cheap Thrills^~   8069 blog posts   30601 correct pred (75% accurate)
Entry# 3681220            Tags   Past Edits
PQ in T.No 22623/4 Mahal SF in 3A has only 6 seats which will only be allotted in B2 coach and following are the seat nos. Observed it plenty of times.
B2- 25 to 30.
2 Lower berth, 2 middle berth and 2 upper berth respectively.
No Side lowers and side uppers for PQ of this train in AC. 3 Tier.
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Jan 13 (21:32)   22665/KSR Bengaluru - Coimbatore UDAY Express

KJM SBC YPR~   450 blog posts   49 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 4196019            Tags   Past Edits
I traveled in this train from KJM to CBE on 27th Dec 2018 in C3 coach. A few observations during the journey. Seats are not at all comfortable for this 6+ hours journey. I would have preferred Sleeper Class Side-Lower seats for this journey.
No vendor comes to sell anything inside the coaches - not even water bottles. Therefore, it is difficult to go to the catering booths / counter in coach C1, C4 and C7, especially if you are seated on a window seat on a 3-seater side and have to ask the other 2 passengers to make way for you.
for senior citizens, it will be a herculean task. And the catering booths / counters are usually crowded. I had Veg Cutlets (6 on 10 - too oily) and Aloo Samosa (5 on 10 - too chewy and not crispy as a good Samosa should be) and coffee (8 on 10) as per IR catering standards.
The other items available are - (I did not buy them or try them) Sambar Rice, Curd Rice, Lemon Rice, Chapati Curry - this is available from SBC until it gets sold out. Then they offer Veg Cutlets + Samosas + Dal Vada (Masala Vada / Parappu Vada) - packaged drinking water + Coffee + Tea + some packed snacks like Potato Wafers etc. I bought my Samosas + Cutlets + Coffee just before the train reached Kuppam.
What exactly is available after that until CBE - I do not know as I did not find it a pleasure to go again to C4 coach to see what is available.
Though there are charging points - my mobile charger could not be inserted into the plug - so the plugs are not the standard ones. I saw another passenger who desperately tried to plug-in his charger going from one seat to another. Finally, I saw him forcefully insert his charger only to see that his mobile still not getting charged.
And those who wish to charge your Laptops during your journey on this train - better DO NOT BOOK a ticket on this train - your Laptop charger will not find any plug that has a 3 pin socket - all are 2 pin sockets.
And the speed of this train is pathetic - too slow for this route - the timings could have been at least 30 minutes faster. And remember - this train seldom reaches CBE at 21:00 hrs.
Therefore I would't book on this train anytime in my lifetime again.

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