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12839/Howrah - Chennai Mail (PT)
হাওড়া - চেন্নাই মেল     हावड़ा - चेन्नई मेल

HWH/Howrah Junction --> MAS/Chennai Central

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Inaugural Run
Wed Aug 15, 1900
Pantry/Catering
✓ Pantry Car
✓ On-board Catering
✓ E-Catering
Good Food.
Latest News
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On 19.06.17 ,Train No.12839 Howrah – Chennai Central Mail, scheduled to reach Chennai Central o­n 19.06.2017, will be diverted to Chennai Beach.
Fri Jun 16, 2017 (03:13PM)
Updated: Oct 03 2016 (22:09) by brandonbuffard^~
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RSA - Rake Sharing
12839/12840/12841/12842 has RSA & CBC RAKE.
Rating: 3.3/5 (179 votes)
cleanliness - average (31)
punctuality - excellent (30)
food - average (30)
ticket avbl - average (31)
u/r coach - poor (13)
railfanning - good (29)
safety - good (28)
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Speed/Punctuality
0 Followers
8255 views
Jun 06 2014 (12:23)   12839/Howrah - Chennai Mail (PT)

sandy96.cool   11 blog posts   4 correct pred (57% accurate)
Entry# 1125178            Tags   Past Edits
Uniquely coromandel(RSA) and mail runs faster eventhough mail has several halts..mail's run may be late in small stops but it runs faster to cover the lost time in major halts like vijayawada,visakhapatnam,bhubaneshwar and HWH..It can cover even its lost time of 2 hours between vijayawada-Visakhaptnam line.

7989 views
Jun 08 2014 (23:10)
१२५५९ शिवगंगा सुपरफास्ट एक्सप्रेस १२५६०*^~   7587 blog posts   4608 correct pred (80% accurate)
Re# 1125178-1            Tags   Past Edits
it has slack of nearly 2 hrs between vskp to mas
Meals on wheels
Bread omelette Rs 45 ,2 slices of Bread and one omelette with sauce

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Jan 22 2016 (16:30)
Gopal*^   13899 blog posts   58584 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 1718235-1            Tags   Past Edits
Referring to Breakfast I suppose

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Jan 22 2016 (17:50)
१२५५९ शिवगंगा सुपरफास्ट एक्सप्रेस १२५६०*^~   7587 blog posts   4608 correct pred (80% accurate)
Re# 1718235-2            Tags   Past Edits
Yes sir,for veg people it was veg cutlet,MOW is charging more only

Yes, overcharging is common. We must insist on food charges as prescribed by Railways only.
Catering is done by Meals on Wheels you can have Noodles,veg meals,egg/chicken biryani,fish fry, chicken curry-chappati ,egg curry chappati
egg biryani-Rs 100
Paratha/Roti/puri-chicken curry -Rs150
samosa/aloo banda Rs10 each
Local vendors use to sell cashew
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more...
when train crosses coastal Andhra
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Jun 06 2014 (12:25)   12839/Howrah - Chennai Mail (PT)

sandy96.cool   11 blog posts   4 correct pred (57% accurate)
Entry# 1125185            Tags   Past Edits
Food prices are a bit high but good food is offered in all the reserved classes.
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