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12628/Karnataka Express (PT)
ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಎಕ್ಸ್‌ಪ್ರೆಸ್ /کرناٹک ایکسپریس     कर्नाटक एक्सप्रेस

NDLS/New Delhi --> SBC/KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore)

Inaugural Run
Tue Jul 20, 1976
Pantry/Catering
✓ Pantry Car
✓ On-board Catering
✓ E-Catering
Options for food Breakfast - Upma Vada,Idli Vada,Bread Cutlet,Bread Omlette.Options for...
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lunch/dinner - Veg/Egg/Chicken Biryani and Veg/Non Veg Meals.For snacks - Biscuit,Cakes,Chips,Cool Drinks.
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..Train No. 12627 / 12628 SBC Bengaluru - New Delhi - SBC Bengaluru Karnataka Express is provided stoppage at PenukondaRailway station o­n an experimental basis for...
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a period of six months with effect from 27thMay, 2017. Accordingly, Train No. 12627 SBC Bengaluru – New Delhi Karnataka Express will arrive / depart Penukonda at 21:35 / 21:36 hrs. Train No. 12628 New Delhi-KSR Bengaluru Karnataka Express will arrive / depart Penukonda at 10:15 / 10:16 hrs.
Tue May 16, 2017 (11:02PM)
Updated: May 27 2017 (17:16) by GZB WAP5 with Mysore Shatabdi^~
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RSA - Rake Sharing
12628->12658->12657->Maintenance->12627->12628
Rating: 4.0/5 (273 votes)
cleanliness - good (47)
punctuality - good (47)
food - good (45)
ticket avbl - good (46)
u/r coach - good (28)
railfanning - excellent (45)
safety - good (43)
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Food/Catering
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May 23 2014 (00:17)   12628/Karnataka Express (PT)

Jaι внaraт Jananιya тanυjaтнe*^~   5786 blog posts   637 correct pred (70% accurate)
Entry# 1107546            Tags   Past Edits
This train can offer many varieties to Food lovers: Mathura : Mathura's Peda
Agra: Agra's Petha and Gajak
Bhopal: Pohe and Namkeen.
Bhusaval: Pohe, Banana.
Manmad: Raisins, Pomegranate, Vada Paav.
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Pav Bhaji, Biryani. Puri bhaji
Solapur: Shengachi poli, peanut chutney
Gulbarga: Tahari(veg Biryani)
Guntakal/Anantapur: Idli Vada coconut chutney, Pongal vada
Gooty: Masala Dosa
Dharmavaram: Masala Vada

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Nov 22 2016 (06:14)
Completed 1 year in IRI~   1876 blog posts   172 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1107546-1            Tags   Past Edits
Unbelievable! Waaaaaaaaaaaaaah!😊

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Mar 23 2017 (15:45)
Saurabh®~   2551 blog posts   39 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 1107546-2            Tags   Past Edits
you forgot to add mathura ka peda

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Mar 25 2017 (19:00)
Jaι внaraт Jananιya тanυjaтнe*^~   5786 blog posts   637 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1107546-3            Tags   Past Edits
It's already added. 1st line

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Jun 02 2017 (22:02)
Prometh Suresh~   447 blog posts   523 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 1107546-4            Tags   Past Edits
Also the famous upma at guntakal irctc refreshment stall between pf.5 and pf.6
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Nov 19 2013 (15:52)   12628/Karnataka Express (PT)

Guest: 7fea6a78   show all posts
Entry# 910831            Tags   Past Edits
Best train for going SHIRDI for all north indians as well as south indians. You will reach at KOPARGAON then go by auto/taxi to SHIRDI But make your plane before 2 months because less chance to get conform your waiting ticket in this train.

Nov 28 2013 (22:00)
arjuntemp   496 blog posts   48 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 910831-1            Tags   Past Edits
People from North got another good option in the form of Train No,22456, Kalka-Shirdi sf express(biweekly service). This train will reduce the pressure on 12628 at least upto some extent. This will help people who wish to travel by 12628 from Delhi to DD , Solapur, Prasanti Nilayam, Bangalore.

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Nov 29 2013 (04:35)
Guest: 7fec500d   show all posts
Re# 910831-2            Tags   Past Edits
Ya, another train is also available for delhi peoples 04011/04012 SNSI NDLS SF AC spl...

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Nov 29 2013 (12:43)
arjuntemp   496 blog posts   48 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 910831-3            Tags   Past Edits
yeah its a gud option too ; moreover it has pantry car.
But this is limited service which already terminated on 27th.

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Dec 17 2013 (13:02)
Guest: 1861265d   show all posts
Re# 910831-4            Tags   Past Edits
another good option to go to shirdi for north indians is jhelum express which is daily running train. it comes from jammutawi and has maximum number of halts compare to other trains, it has pantry car also so good option.

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May 03 2017 (17:28)
Prometh Suresh~   447 blog posts   523 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 910831-5            Tags   Past Edits
There is a AC special train NZM-SNSI express.

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May 16 2017 (18:24)
Prometh Suresh~   447 blog posts   523 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 910831-6            Tags   Past Edits
Getting confirmed ticket in Jhelum is a nightmare (as it is the most demanded train in PUNE-NDLS section) forget tickets from KPG to NDLS it is very difficult to get tickets from PUNE to NDLS itself
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Jan 02 2014 (19:04)   12627/Karnataka Express (PT)

aravindnageswaran   7 blog posts   3 correct pred (50% accurate)
Entry# 953249            Tags   Past Edits
Dinner: Veg Biriyani, Egg Biriyani, Chicken Biriyani, Egg meals, Veg meals.
Lunch: Same as above
Breakfast: Bread omelet, Bread Cutlet, Upma Vada, Idli Vada.
Food is OK for train standards. No variety. Amazing Vada paav in all MH stations right from morning hours.

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Apr 24 2017 (20:47)
Prometh Suresh~   447 blog posts   523 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 953249-1            Tags   Past Edits
In breakfast even Kesari Bhath(sheera) is included which tastes like cough syrup
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Phone Charging/Outlets
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May 20 2015 (15:52)   12627/Karnataka Express (PT)

AK84~   2328 blog posts   2759 correct pred (76% accurate)
Entry# 1477077            Tags   Past Edits
Charging points are available in each bay in SL class too...

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Sep 24 2015 (21:21)
LHB for TN Express~   1031 blog posts   183 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1477077-1            Tags   Past Edits
A Lot of 13, 14, 15 made coaches included in all the rakes in recent times, hence the availability of Charging points in all bays! I would suggest carrying a spike buster if passengers are gonna charge a lot of gadgets!

SWR provides all new coaches to this train,I have seen its RSA SBC Mail always rake used to shine,SWR maintenance is too good for this train

haan woh toh hai, recently ek video mein 15 made 1 AC coach dekha! Recent roll outs sab isko dete hain! abhi 91/92 made coaches sab scrap hone ko aa rahe hain toh saare naye coaches isko de ke fir purane coaches aur trains ko bhej denge

SWR is known for good maintenance of its rakes

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Apr 12 2017 (07:20)
Prometh Suresh~   447 blog posts   523 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 1477077-5            Tags   Past Edits
Charging point not available in side lower berth class 3A
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Phone Charging/Outlets
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Jan 02 2017 (18:50)   12628/Karnataka Express (PT)

Namma Bengaluru Chennai Mail~   2829 blog posts   271 correct pred (65% accurate)
Entry# 2113738            Tags   Past Edits
All 6 rakes of KK exp and SBC-MAS-SBC Mail comprise of coaches manufactured in the last 3-4 years and 98% of reserved coaches (SL,3AC,2AC,1AC) have charging points in each bay as a result. Even the older ones are POHed ones and they too have charging points in each bay. Only around 2 or 3 coaches among the 114 (19*6 rakes) do not have charging points so go ahead and test your luck :)
P.S: SWR does shuffle coaches here and there sometimes and the replacement ones too are newer ones having charging points in each bay.

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Jan 02 2017 (21:36)
Railfan Z*^~   11562 blog posts   2583 correct pred (84% accurate)
Re# 2113738-1            Tags   Past Edits
On the other hand there's SR. TVC Mail. MAQ Mail. Nilagiri. Kaveri. TN. GT. None of the biggies have any traces of charging points. The discussion doesn't even go to the low priority ones.

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Jan 02 2017 (21:39)
Namma Bengaluru Chennai Mail~   2829 blog posts   271 correct pred (65% accurate)
Re# 2113738-2            Tags   Past Edits
ICF dishes out so many coaches to SR every month but God knows where those go. Last week I saw Kerala's rake at AGC and some of the SL coaches were new.. was a pleasant surprise.

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Jan 02 2017 (21:55)
Railfan Z*^~   11562 blog posts   2583 correct pred (84% accurate)
Re# 2113738-3            Tags   Past Edits
2626's all six rakes have been revamped in the last 4 years. TVC divn has invested all the fresh roll-out it received in changing it's rakes. While what's left with other trains like Thirukkural, DDN KCVL and the like are old rickety shabby coaches. PGT divn is poor as ever receiving all the rejected ones. BBQ is infamous as the one stealing all that SR gets, but where does the stolen stuff go? Poof.

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Jan 23 2017 (16:28)
Prometh Suresh~   447 blog posts   523 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 2113738-4            Tags   Past Edits
I think TVC mail has as it has been upgraded to LHB coaches.

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Jan 23 2017 (16:37)
Railfan Z*^~   11562 blog posts   2583 correct pred (84% accurate)
Re# 2113738-5            Tags   Past Edits
Read the date-stamp of the comment please.
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