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Yesterday (22:38)   22408/Anand Vihar Terminal - Varanasi Garib Rath Express

kshitij^~   9427 blog posts   3124 correct pred (77% accurate)
Entry# 4271651            Tags   Past Edits
Coach G16 has side middle berths
  
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Yesterday (19:53)   MDU/Madurai Junction (6 PFs)

vaidyan   67 blog posts
Entry# 4271523            Tags   Past Edits
The IRCTC Retiring Rooms at Madurai Junction are very exorbitant at Rs 2000 per day for 24 hours for a Non-AC Double room. This is more than the travel fare from Mumbai to Madurai. This should be reduced considerably immediately to help commuters to avail the facility.

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Dec 01 2018 (23:31)   22119/Mumbai CSMT - Karmali Tejas Express

Ratnakar^~   4520 blog posts   2480 correct pred (83% accurate)
Entry# 4060620            Tags   Past Edits
Just completed my up and down journey in Tejas exp (same day) and my observations:
1. Cleanliness - 5/5 . The OBHS is quite active. Once the trai reaches KRMI, gates are closed and again opened at 1400 hrs (normally it reaches by 1330 hrs). In this 40 mins all the used glasses, bottles are collected (except newspapers) and train is again cleaned and moped. In 40 mins its again spic and span.
2. Bathrooms - 5/5 , Quite clean. Sensor based hand wash dropper and taps work well. In 1-2
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coaches, handwash sensors were not working so manual ones were present.
3. Food - 4.5/5, Had the lunch been hot, it deserved 5/5. Food is great and meals are provided timely. Tasted both veg and non veg and it was good.
CSMT - KRMI -
0600 hrs - morning tea with marie biscuit
0645 hrs - Breakfast (2 idli, 2 vada, sambhar, chutney, salt, mango drink)
1100 hrs - Soup
1145 hrs - lunch (rice, 3 big roomali rotis, paneer subzi, sheera, solkadi, daal)
KRMI - CSMT-
1500 hrs - snacks (kachori, haldiram khatta meetha, sauce, cream biscuit, tea)
1830 hrs - Soup
1915 hrs - Dinner (same as lunch, paneer replaced by chicken in non veg)
NOTE - NO TIPS ASKED BY ANY STAFF.
4. Punctuality - 5/5, Delayed by 15-20 min at intermediate stn but reaches early or on time at destination.
5. Railfanning - Do I need to tell anything? Travels via Konkan.
6. Comfort - 4/5, seats are quite comfortable. Entertainment option works well but movie and song choices are limited. 6-8 movies and 20-25 songs.
AND yes, one more thing to add,
7. Safety - 5/5, Though no RPFs present but it still feels secure. The automatic gates only open at scheduled stoppages and not at the places of crossing/unscheduled ones (disappointing for RFs). The TTEs make rounds almost every 30-60 mins and make sure no one creates any ruckus. The attendants are also friendly and talk to you with a smile and are always present in every coach to help you. Plus the working CCTV cameras in the coach helps enhance safety.

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Mar 23 (22:19)   CAN/Kannur Main (Cannanore) (4 PFs)

MCPNBR~   3195 blog posts   128 correct pred (89% accurate)
Entry# 4270296            Tags   Past Edits
The cloak room & Parcel office at the north end of the station PF-1

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Sep 06 2018 (11:08)   22498/Tiruchchirappalli - Shri Ganganagar HumSafar Express

abhi1000~   366 blog posts   1 correct pred (80% accurate)
Entry# 3782682            Tags   Past Edits
If u want to travel from Bangalore (KJM) to UBL/BGM/MRJ, try booking from Bangarapet( BWT). Huge availability and almost Rs 500 less cost
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