POOR Cleanliness from my Personal Experience.
This Train when was brought onto Pf at LTT , it was "Somehow" Clean.
"Somehow" Means just sweeping on floors and jet sprayed at Toilets.
But by the train reached BSL , Toilets were choked up with gutka wrappers and stained with Red Spitting.
The onboard cleaning facility is an exclusively NER only service. Usually they work but exceptions may occur. TAT is a major factor why the train may not go to the yard. For LTT-LKO, the Pushpak Exp is much cleaner than all these trains.
Pushpak exp is Maintained BRILLIANTLY EXCEPTIONALLY at both LJN and CSTM , but its main problem is People's mentality and crowd.
When in a coach of 72 passengers (Max 80 adding up the RAC) , around 100-105 people travel daily , many sitting near doors or near vestibules , then we can't complain Railways for uncleanliness.
But this kind of heavy crowd is never felt by me in LTT LJN Triweekly SF , may be due to Less halts and non-daily factors plays a role here with it.
Its mainly because it departs late from LKO[after Pushpak and Avadh exp], so most of the general traffic is spared. Also, Pushpak is the flagship train of this train and is seen as the defacto default option. In fact, many of the passengers may not even be aware of the Lucknow Exp[LTT-LKO]. Also, Pushpak's morning arrival at Lucknow also helps the fact.
Don't know about others, but i personally feel that the Timings of LTT LJN SF is brilliant with late afternoon departure and arriving Lucknow at perfect afternoon time. Whereas Pushpak leaves Early Morning time and then reaches morning time.
But in return direction , Pushpak have Perfect timings whereas Triweekly SF have worst arrival timings at LTT i.e Late Night.
22922 GKP BDTS Antyodaya Exp Is A Fantastic Option For Urgent Travellers On GKP BDTS Route.
◆ Since It's A Weekly Train There Is Absolutely No Rush From Gorakhpur (Thanks to the Inconvenient Timing 0325 Hours)
◆ Seats Are Well Cushioned, Mobile Charging Ports,RO Drinking Water Available In Each Coach Are Some Highlights.
◆ Fare Is Slightly High But Managable (+15%)
Aap E to E travel kiye ya intermediate station tak.
Maine Gorakhpur Se Surat Tak Travel Kiya Tha.
March 2018 Me
Waah almost till end in full UR train. BTW isse pass kyon nahi mil rahe? Jabki baaki train ke UR ekdum bhari huyi rehti hain UP Mumbai ke beech.
Bro I Think The Biggest Problem Is With Timing & Second Would Be Less Stoppages.
Starting Time 0330AM From GKP Then Skipping Entire GKP GD Loop Line Except NUH.
Again Same Thing In CNB MTJ Section.
These Are The Major Reasons Why Patronage Is Less As Compared To Other Antyodaya's.
Many trains halts at Domingarh/DMH station because of Outer of Gorakhpur Jn. from LKO side. To enter Gorakhpur Jn. trains usually takes 15 to 45min.
You Can leave your train here and take auto which is available at the station and reach GKP Railway Stn in 15 min at a cost of 20/30 rs. and save time. Or can hire auto for your wish place from here.
Tagged Stn changed to GKP to increase effectiveness of the tip.
Newly opened Retiring Rooms/Dormitory at Gorakhpur Railway station.click here
great... all rooms? Which room no. is this?
aisi saaf safai kuch din hi rahegi, then paan stains will overwhelm the surroundings
Room 103, delux, Rs 1500 for 24 hrs.