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12618/Mangala Lakshadweep SF Express (PT)
منگلا لکشدویپ ایکسپریس     मंगला लक्षद्वीप एक्सप्रेस

NZM/Hazrat Nizamuddin --> ERS/Ernakulam Junction (South)

 
 
Inaugural Run
Sat Aug 01, 1998
Pantry/Catering
✓ Pantry Car
✓ On-board Catering
✓ E-Catering
Samosa/Dal wada(Per piece 10/-); Chicken curry with Paranthas 100/-; Egg curry...
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with Paranthas 90/-; Special Veg curry with Paranthas 80/-; Chicken Biryani 100/-; Egg Biryani 70/-; Veg Biryani/Pulav 60/-
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Monsoon TT w.e.f 10/06/17 to 31/10/17 . Train 12618 Nizamuddin-Ernakulam Mangla Express will terminate its journey in Thrissur on August 4, 6 and 7 to...
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facilitate works connected with modernisation and development of the station yard.
Fri Aug 04, 2017 (06:12PM)
Updated: Jun 10 2017 (13:19) by imaravIndian^~
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RSA - Rake Sharing
No RSA. Six Rakes.
Rating: 3.5/5 (239 votes)
cleanliness - average (42)
punctuality - good (41)
food - good (39)
ticket avbl - average (41)
u/r coach - average (23)
railfanning - excellent (40)
safety - good (36)
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Train Tip
General
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Mar 05 2015 (21:20)   12217/Kerala Sampark Kranti Express (PT)

Ivar~   19 blog posts
Entry# 1387611            Tags   Past Edits
Travelled to Udupi from Nizamuddin by Mangla Exp. Not a good experience. 26 stations on almost 40 hrs journey. Cleanliness in train was pretty bad. None cleaned it throughout the journey. Foood by Meals on Wheels was not good. Arrival time was odd. One on the night. Return journey by Sampark Kranti was very good. Only 7 stations between Mangalore and New Delhi. Cleaned several times during journey. Was perhaps outsourced. Food was tolerably good by IRCTC. Was punctual.

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Mar 07 2015 (07:45)
moderator*^~   5589 blog posts   20 correct pred (57% accurate)
Re# 1387611-1            Tags   Past Edits
Please provide your Rating and Review of this train in the corresponding train page, by clicking the "Rate" link. This section is only for "Travel Tips". Thanks.

Oct 17 2016 (14:30)
bindaaskhan   12 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 1387611-5            Tags   Past Edits
1 compliments
Don't agree to this!!
It's not as bad as it's made to look on this page. Cleaning in 2A at JHS...and then happened at Chiplun as well., I guess it was attended at Bhusaval too during the night. Maybe it wasn't attended too well a year ago.

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Oct 17 2016 (15:02)
Pramodbhandari96~   507 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 1387611-6            Tags   Past Edits
Is train ka Madhya Pradesh state me know halt kyo nahi hai,
Jabki ye train mp.me approx 300 km run Kartika hai
Jabki Raajdhani exp. Durango exp.ka Ratlam me halt diya gaya hai.

4659 views
Oct 17 2016 (15:48)
Bengal Nagpur Railway™~   2511 blog posts   166 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1387611-7            Tags   Past Edits
Kyun ke yeh Sampark Kranti Express hain, so apne home state ke alawa doosre states mein kam halts hii honge.

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Oct 17 2016 (17:30)
Pramodbhandari96~   507 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 1387611-8            Tags   Past Edits
Maharashtra, Gujarat, me to is ke panel stations per halt diya hai,
Kota Vadodara ......

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Oct 17 2016 (17:45)
Bengal Nagpur Railway™~   2511 blog posts   166 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1387611-9            Tags   Past Edits
Those halts are given for crew change & fuel re-filling, consider them as technical halts.
Additional for Madhya Pradesh there's already an Madhya Pradesh Sampark Kranti running.

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Oct 17 2016 (17:47)
Pramodbhandari96~   507 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 1387611-10            Tags   Past Edits
Kota & Vadodara are Commercial Halt.

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Oct 17 2016 (17:49)
Bengal Nagpur Railway™~   2511 blog posts   166 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1387611-11            Tags   Past Edits
Those are Technical cum Commercial halts.
Some one please shed some light over the issue, that aren't over Kota & Vadodara there's crew change? as far as I know this is the place where crew changing happens.
Please confirm.

6308 views
Oct 17 2016 (17:51)
Pramodbhandari96~   507 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 1387611-12            Tags   Past Edits
Kya Ratlam jn.se Nagpur,ki direct trains connectivity possible nahi hai ?
Jaipur-Nagpur exp.run via Long rout via Ajmer - Chittorgarh- Kota Nagda --Bhopal

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Oct 17 2016 (17:57)
Pramodbhandari96~   507 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 1387611-13            Tags   Past Edits
Ratlam jn.pe Amritsar - Konchuvelli exp.Dehradun-Konchuvelli exp.trains ka Commercial halt nahi hai,
Kota, Vadodara, Surat & Maharashtra k some stations per inks Commercial halt hai,
Pure rout or sirf Madhya Pradesh ya Ratlam Division me inks halt nahi hai,
Kya ye trains bhi S.K.ki category ki hai ?

6245 views
Oct 17 2016 (21:26)
Bengal Nagpur Railway™~   2511 blog posts   166 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1387611-14            Tags   Past Edits
Write in complaint portal regarding your grievances.

4098 views
Jan 05 2017 (10:09)
Akshay Nair~   1131 blog posts   2 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 1387611-15            Tags   Past Edits
Btw it's not Konchuveli it's Kochuveli or you can say directly KCVL. Yes ap sahi keh rhe h in dono trains ki halt honi chahiye kyunki dono normal SF h. Unke UR coach bhi lagbhag khali chalti h to agar inko RTM me stop denge to waha k short distance passengers ko fayda milega.
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Ticket Booking/WL
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Feb 07 2014 (14:20)   12617/Mangala Lakshadweep SF Express (PT)

Hussain*^~   19775 blog posts   383631 correct pred (82% accurate)
Entry# 987441            Tags   Past Edits
Getting a confirmed ticket in this train from various Remote Locations is almost impossible since the Remote Location Quota gets exhausted on the opening day of bookings itself. Also confirmation of RLWL tickets is very difficult. Meanwhile the berths from General Quota take long time to fill up. So if you are looking for confirmed berths or atleast RAC always book from Payangadi/PAZ as it offers General Quota.
012
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Rail Fanning
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Sep 25 2015 (01:47)   12618/Mangala Lakshadweep SF Express (PT)

Sabby   15 blog posts
Entry# 1599191            Tags   Past Edits
Please do not travel in this train. Not at all clean, safe especially for women passengers and also kids they'll definitely fall ill. A.C is like ewww right from ernakulam!!! A.C is good in trains like kerala sampark kranti, rajdhani than this one. This train back then used to be so clean when we used to board from Nasik. For mumbaikars netravati is so much better than mangala(in all terms) or kerala sampark kranti even much better.

8289 views
Sep 25 2015 (12:54)
Akshay Nair~   1131 blog posts   2 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 1599191-1            Tags   Past Edits
What about 3A & 2A of this train?

Sep 25 2015 (15:08)
Sabby   15 blog posts
Re# 1599191-2            Tags   Past Edits
Both times we travelled in 2nd AC it was too bad. Please go for kerala sampark kranti or rajdhani.
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Food/Catering
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Jul 12 2015 (18:49)   12617/Mangala Lakshadweep SF Express (PT)

Shivam~   4666 blog posts   1173 correct pred (87% accurate)
Entry# 1538778            Tags   Past Edits
Catering is Provided by Meals on Wheels, taste is good. Did have only snacks on-board so no info on lunch/dinner quantity. Items available are:
Samosa/Dal wada(Per piece 10/-)
Chicken curry with Paranthas 100/-
Egg curry with Paranthas 90/-
Special
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Veg(no info on contents) with Paranthas 80/-
Chicken Biryani 100/-
Egg Biryani 70/-
Veg Biryani/Pulav 60/-
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Train Tip
Phone Charging/Outlets
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Jul 12 2015 (18:53)   12617/Mangala Lakshadweep SF Express (PT)

Shivam~   4666 blog posts   1173 correct pred (87% accurate)
Entry# 1538781            Tags   Past Edits
POhed but Old coaches, very less coaches with Charging points on bays, some with on ends, some coaches don't have it.
Carrying a power bank/spare battery is recommended for long distance travel.
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