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CTC/Cuttack Junction (5 PFs)
କଟକ ଜଙ୍କଶନ୍ / کٹک جنکشن     कटक जंक्शन

Track: Double Electric-Line

Municipal Colony, Cuttack, Tel; 0671-2610460, Dist - Cuttack 753003
State: Odisha

Elevation: 28 m above sea level
Zone: ECoR/East Coast   Division: Khurda Road

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Number of Platforms: 5
Number of Halting Trains: 166
Number of Originating Trains: 8
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Rating: 4.2/5 (158 votes)
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Mar 24 2016 (15:46)   12802/Purushottam Express (PT)

LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 1777890            Tags   Past Edits
Booking Preference Tip.
If you have to travel from Delhi to Coastal Odisha , then your train availability searching priority should as: (For SL class)
1. Purushottam express (No doubt about this train;Book this as your 1st preference)
2. BBS Duronto express (only for Bhubaneswar and Balasore people ; Punctuality is poor; But safest and secure as no unreserved or daily travellers are allowed
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3. Odisha Sampark Kranti express (Puctuality is poor but its better bcoz NO unreserved or WL crowd boards this train due to Least halts in UP)
4. Nandan Kanan express (Better than neelanchal bcoz takes shorter route; punctuality is poor but seat availibility is better than Neelanchal)
5. Neelanchal Express (You will hardly get CNF seat in this train; Very demanded train as its the only train connecting Central UP with Odisha & puri)
6. Hirakund Express (Takes the shortest route; Good punctuality; but problem is its speed and total time taken; Huge number of halts and unreserved & Daily travellers board this in SL class)
7 ANVT BBS weekly express (Train best suited for Western Odisha; takes 2nd longest route and punctuality is poor ;Not much beneficial for coastal odisha)
8. Kalinga Utkal express (This should be the least preferred for travelling to coastal odisha; Very slow and heavy crowded throughout the route with Unreserved , WL and Daily travellers;Maintenance is below average;Takes the Longest route so that whole northern coastline of odisha is covered but still takes hell lot of time;Don't take SL class in this train unless have NO other option)
Now For AC classes,
Only opt Rajdhani or Purushottam. Getting seat in BBS rajdhani is easier and journey would be punctual.

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Apr 06 2016 (14:37)
Guest: 3e8368de   show all posts
Re# 1777890-1            Tags   Past Edits
hamaari Utkal ki thodi taarif bhi kar dijiye sirji.
Punctuality is very good.

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Apr 06 2016 (15:39)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1777890-2            Tags   Past Edits
Punctuality very good ??? Kya bol dia aapne sir...Its Excellent. Balasore pe Utkal aur Purushottam do train aati hain at midnight from Delhi, but Puru majority 1-1.30hr delay rehti hai but Utkal humesha ontime.
But kharabi yeh hai ki Koi leta hi nahi hai from Delhi to Coastal odisha. Itna circular journey kaun kare. ;)
Western odisha jyada prefer karte hain Utkal.

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Apr 06 2016 (15:41)
Guest: 3e8368de   show all posts
Re# 1777890-3            Tags   Past Edits
Actually ham Rourkela waalo ke liye Utkal bahut achhi train he, punctuality pe kabhi sawaal ni uthata and Rourkela waalo ko WAP7 ke darshan bhi Utkal hi karaati he.

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Apr 06 2016 (16:02)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1777890-4            Tags   Past Edits
Thats right...ECoR ne more faster ANVT BBS SF de di for western odisha, but woh kabhi bhi on time nahi chalti. Always 4-5hrs delay.
But this old horse Utkal always stay on time whatever be the season. Best preferred by Wetern odisha only.

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Apr 06 2016 (16:42)
आवारा MUSAAFIR~   2577 blog posts   252 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1777890-5            Tags   Past Edits
actually mein iska route kaafi zyada lambaa h . bt i hv travelled in this train till tatanagar from NZM it was late bt after that the LP came into aggressive mode nd bang !!!! it reached before time at PURI

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Apr 06 2016 (16:43)
आवारा MUSAAFIR~   2577 blog posts   252 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1777890-6            Tags   Past Edits
bt is train ki pantry ka khana achha ni lga . #should_upgrade

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Apr 07 2016 (01:04)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1777890-7            Tags   Past Edits
Yes...the pantry standard is average below standard.....Instead good pantry is present in Odisha sampark kranti which serves good quality food as per my last journey experience.
But then we have to compromise on Punctuality factor if we check on pantry quality.

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Apr 20 2016 (21:46)
12952 नई दिल्ली मुंबई सेंट्रल राजधानी द किंग^~   12112 blog posts   420 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 1777890-8            Tags   Past Edits
I hv traveled from PURI to NZM in Kaling utkal exp. Punctuality is good but it covers very long route

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Apr 20 2016 (22:52)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1777890-9            Tags   Past Edits
Agree..Longer route but Journey time is very long with Huge amount of halts.

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Apr 21 2016 (22:32)
Afraaz suhail 🚂🚄🚅^~   5351 blog posts   583 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 1777890-10            Tags   Past Edits
No one prefers Utkal because of its route

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Apr 22 2016 (00:19)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1777890-11            Tags   Past Edits
delhi to Odisha travelling people don't like Utkal exp but the people of MP , specially from jabalpur side (Boarding from Katni) and going to Balasore-Bhadrak, people still prefer Kalinga Utkal due to its punctual and direct route.
End to End people don't prefer but Intermediate travellers prefer it very much due to its good seat availability.

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Apr 22 2016 (14:33)
12952 नई दिल्ली मुंबई सेंट्रल राजधानी द किंग^~   12112 blog posts   420 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 1777890-12            Tags   Past Edits
No of reservations are very less in this train . Mostly general ticket holders and daily passangers use this train.

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Apr 22 2016 (16:04)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1777890-13            Tags   Past Edits
I don't think so...See below Waiting status..
18478 KALINGAUTKALEXP H NIZAMUDDIN PURI


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Class -3A
1 23- 4-2016 RLWL276/WL179 RLWL87/WL47
2 24- 4-2016 RLWL215/WL131 RLWL71/WL44
3 25- 4-2016 RLWL178/WL116 RLWL67/WL35
4 26- 4-2016 RLWL126/WL64 RLWL48/WL33
5 27- 4-2016 RLWL112/WL59 RLWL51/WL29
6 28- 4-2016 RLWL89/WL55 RLWL40/WL25
Itni waiting hai...Aur kitna chaiye ?

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Apr 24 2016 (12:51)
12952 नई दिल्ली मुंबई सेंट्रल राजधानी द किंग^~   12112 blog posts   420 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 1777890-14            Tags   Past Edits
There are 7 trains fŕom DLI to BBS but why not a single train via BE.
BE and MB needs a train to BBS and Puri

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Apr 24 2016 (15:46)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1777890-15            Tags   Past Edits
The reason is absolute stoppage of starting any new train for odisha.
The last train that was started for odisha to north india was ANVT BBS Weekly SF which was for Western Odisha on the same departure slot as of Odisha Sampark kranti.
After that till now there is NO trains started. All the RM have completely ignored to connect Puri , a one of the Biggest tourist destination with Jammu-Katra or Haridwar or Amritsar North Indian cities.

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Apr 24 2016 (22:19)
12952 नई दिल्ली मुंबई सेंट्रल राजधानी द किंग^~   12112 blog posts   420 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 1777890-16            Tags   Past Edits
Yes there should be train JAT-PURI via LDH-UMB-SRE-BE-SCC-GKP-CPR

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Apr 25 2016 (01:21)
Dadi Ghar^~   80261 blog posts   47946 correct pred (79% accurate)
Re# 1777890-17            Tags   Past Edits
very useful thanks for sharing :)

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May 01 2016 (14:48)
SER Boss Coromandel Exp   509 blog posts   594 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1777890-18            Tags   Past Edits
Hirakund is a good option actually...
Nandan Kanan and Neelachal are hardly punctual...

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May 01 2016 (14:53)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1777890-19            Tags   Past Edits
Problem with Hirakund is Huge Number of Halts and very slow TT with Heavy inflow of MST/UR travellers between Delhi-Bina.
Whereas in nandan Kanan , the rush is bit less as compared to Hirakund....If ECoR somehow Speed up Hirakund express (which is easily possible) , then i would say it can climb up to atleast Rank 2.

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May 01 2016 (14:59)
SER Boss Coromandel Exp   509 blog posts   594 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1777890-20            Tags   Past Edits
Problem is that a train with as much halts as Hirakud will need little more slack...
I wont deny that its not feasible...
Ofcourse its feasible, at the same time too much halts should be removed.
P.S: removing stops aint that easy :P :P

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May 01 2016 (15:36)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1777890-21            Tags   Past Edits
Pinned down correctly.....Once a Halt is introduced, it nearly IMPOSSIBLE to remove that halt.
All Politics Game ....

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Jul 29 2016 (14:11)
x-under SW-x   782 blog posts   71 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 1777890-22            Tags   Past Edits
But we ppl of Balasore could never see TKD WAP-7 of Utkal exp as both up and down trains arrive here late at night... isliye hum Rajdhani k WAP-7 se kaam chala lete hain... so till now only 2 trains of Odisha r getting WAP-7 from start to end... Duronto ko kabhi kabhi as an offlink mil jati hai WAP-7 but very rarely..Purushottam should get it upto Puri instead upto KGP..

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Aug 08 2016 (13:21)
Afraaz suhail 🚂🚄🚅^~   5351 blog posts   583 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 1777890-23            Tags   Past Edits
I don't think their is much need

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Aug 09 2016 (13:05)
12952 नई दिल्ली मुंबई सेंट्रल राजधानी द किंग^~   12112 blog posts   420 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 1777890-24            Tags   Past Edits
BE and MB koi chhote cities to h nhi jo aap kah raje ho ki jarurat nhi . Ab train nhi h to LKO ,CNB ya NDLS se train board karni padti h BE MB walo
Ko .
Ab aise me kaise pata chalega ki BE mMB se kitne passanger baithte h.

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Aug 09 2016 (22:58)
Afraaz suhail 🚂🚄🚅^~   5351 blog posts   583 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 1777890-25            Tags   Past Edits
I am telling about people boarding from these cities. Not much people from those side reside in Odisha not much people from Odisha reside on that region

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Aug 09 2016 (22:59)
Afraaz suhail 🚂🚄🚅^~   5351 blog posts   583 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 1777890-26            Tags   Past Edits
I agree MB and BE are big cities but demand won't be much to Odisha than any other place

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Aug 09 2016 (23:03)
Afraaz suhail 🚂🚄🚅^~   5351 blog posts   583 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 1777890-27            Tags   Past Edits
A dedicated train to Puri - MB won't be a hit but yes a train goin via these place to another place will be hit

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Aug 11 2016 (07:05)
12952 नई दिल्ली मुंबई सेंट्रल राजधानी द किंग^~   12112 blog posts   420 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 1777890-28            Tags   Past Edits
But Puri and BBS is religious destination. So many people go there

Aug 27 2016 (19:52)
Amal Jha   342 blog posts
Re# 1777890-29            Tags   Past Edits
2 compliments
Bakwas Impossible 130 Chale jayega Uska
Purushottam ko via SLN lko mb divert kar dena chahiye

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Aug 27 2016 (22:03)
12952 नई दिल्ली मुंबई सेंट्रल राजधानी द किंग^~   12112 blog posts   420 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 1777890-30            Tags   Past Edits
Sahi kaha.

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Mar 15 2017 (17:13)
Bhanu Prakash Choudhary~   41 blog posts   16 correct pred (55% accurate)
Re# 1777890-31            Tags   Past Edits
Does SL have charging points?

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Mar 15 2017 (18:37)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1777890-32            Tags   Past Edits
Which train ???
If asking about Purushottam express, then yes this train have charging sockets in every SL coach near every seat. Its LHB coaches.

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Mar 16 2017 (09:40)
Bhanu Prakash Choudhary~   41 blog posts   16 correct pred (55% accurate)
Re# 1777890-33            Tags   Past Edits
18477/8

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Mar 16 2017 (19:03)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1777890-34            Tags   Past Edits
All The SL coaches doesn't have charging socket near each seat.
As it has total 5 set of rakes, out of which some coaches have sockets near seat and the older ones have sockets near the main door.

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May 05 2017 (14:20)
Saurabh®^~   17186 blog posts   167 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1777890-35            Tags   Past Edits
ECo r should tighten in the TT of hirakud in Odisha, sambalpur jn loco reversal should be avoided

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May 10 2017 (11:30)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1777890-36            Tags   Past Edits
Yes...About 20-30 minutes speed up is possible for VSKP-ASR Hirakund express between CTC-JSG.
And instead of Sambalpur bypass, i would say EcoR should electrify the SBP-JSG stretch and then Loco change over can be doe at SBP itself with reversal also just like its happening at present at JSG. And due to which, it can bypass JSG station.
It will be more easier for the ECoR train to bypass SER satellite station instead of bypassing a ECoR Division Junction.

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May 10 2017 (12:06)
Saurabh®^~   17186 blog posts   167 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1777890-37            Tags   Past Edits
for an ecor train to bypass ser junction administrative permission of ser zone is required. but it is administratively easier for ecor to bypass their own junction.

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May 10 2017 (12:20)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1777890-38            Tags   Past Edits
SBP is divisional HQ. And bypassing a Divisional HQ by the home zone well demanded train is nearly impossible.
Labor unions and People of Sambalpur won't accept this kind of bypass.
JSG is very small as compared to SBP and bypassing it wont serve much of loss to Railways in comparison to Sambalpur.

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May 10 2017 (13:49)
Saurabh®^~   17186 blog posts   167 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1777890-39            Tags   Past Edits
The train will still serve the city albeit it will stop at sambalpur city halt.there are many examples in the past that it has been done. The sole garib rath train in secr bypasses zonal hq bilaspur and goes through usalapur to avoid lr.abkp durg exp was also diverted earlier. Well am not personally advocating any thing, just citing examples from.past. and it all depends upon ecor that how fast it completes electrification process.
Bypassed or not this still a very good train averaging 54 km speed despite so many halts. (except the avg cleanliness) and personally prefer it while going to delhi from bsp

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May 10 2017 (19:24)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1777890-40            Tags   Past Edits
This aggressive schedule specially between SBP-BSP makes it sometimes delayed while arriving BSP (45min to 1hr delay).
If JSG bypassing is done, then i think some slack can be provided.
ECoR won't bypass this train from SBP.
As already can be seen , to cover more of its zonal territory, ECoR extended it to VSKP in all covering ALL divisional HQ of
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ECoR i.e KUR , WAT , SBP, thus making it a time wastage for VSKP area people.

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May 10 2017 (19:41)
Saurabh®^~   17186 blog posts   167 correct pred (70% accurate)
Re# 1777890-41            Tags   Past Edits
Around 20 minutes runtime can be reduced if its made to skip nzm kyuki ndls par already 20 min ka stoppage hai. Also can this be given eloco at talcher upto vskp like durg puri exp

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May 11 2017 (20:58)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1777890-42            Tags   Past Edits
Totally agree to the point.
ECoR is giving ELoco for mere Puri to Talcher journey for Puri Durg Express, but this train is running with Diesel Loco all the way from VSKP to Talcher Fully electrified stretch.

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Jul 02 2017 (14:37)
SUGGESTIONS ALWAYS WELCOME TO MY TRAINS~   1806 blog posts
Re# 1777890-43            Tags   Past Edits
Yar ek baat Puchu? tum log itne saree bate E.Co.Rly or Odisha ke baare mai karte ho? kya VSKP E.Co.Rly ka sab se zyada kamane wala divison nahi hai.ya woh E.Co.Rly mai hi nahi hai? Yaha se ek bhi gaadi nahi hai BSB/ALD/LKO ke liye ek special ek hafta chalay ALD ke liye 3 saal pehle.... aur Rath yatra ke time pe cancel kiya aur abhi tak koi gaadi nahi aaya. And VSKP-SNSI ka naya coaches Odisha mai ghoom rahe the from 2nd week of introduction of that train. Paper mai aaya aur phataphat phir naya coaches lagaya....VSKP-TATA ka naya coaches kha gaye kisiko pata nahi.....VSKP-GIMB coaches also same...... kya yeh na insafi nahi hai? kam se kam proposal bhi nahi bheja RB ko ek gaadi chahiye ALD/BSB/Gaya ke liye chahiye bolke ...........ab aap batavo hum VSKP wale kyu E.Co.Rly ko support ki VSKP will be in E.Co.Rly? can u please...
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answer me?

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Jul 02 2017 (17:46)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1777890-44            Tags   Past Edits
Hai toh...Then ?
See, No new trains are starting from ECoR. Only the trains towards south are running. Demands are many, but Odisha is not getting anything as of now.
ECoR can't start any new trains on its own. RB need to approve and sanction first. And at present we all know which regions/cities are getting new trains as of now.
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a terminal stations and it has only one train as of now to UP (Neelachal express).
Sambalpur division has got its own (Pitiable Pathetic) train for Varanasi.
WAT division needs a dedicated train VSKP-GKP via SBP-RNC-GAYA.
Mai toh Odisha CM Naveen Pattnaik ji se agree karunga. Unka demand tha VSKP to give to SCR and Hijlli to Ranital SER Stretch to ECoR thus having full Odisha state. One State One Zone.

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Jul 03 2017 (07:18)
SUGGESTIONS ALWAYS WELCOME TO MY TRAINS~   1806 blog posts
Re# 1777890-45            Tags   Past Edits
Yes i too agree.... That has to done. But E.Co.Rly doesnt like to loose VSKP which is highest earning Divison. my question is simple. When there are 4 trains to Gaya in which one can be extended as it is starting from BBS (Puri trains i dot like to extend as it is a Big Pilgrim point and not possible also) why dont they do that? RB never object to extension.

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Jul 03 2017 (16:38)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1777890-46            Tags   Past Edits
Odisha Sampark kranti can never be extended to VSKP. Its for Odisha state, not for Andhra.
Berhampur extension can be possible but for that Pitlines and infrastructure from Zero level to be developed at BAM.
Forget the BBS Rajdhanis.
Only train remains is BBS ANVT Weekly express which is having RSA with BBSR ANVT Duronto express. For extension to VSKP, atleast 20-22hours (8+8hrs
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journey up down and 4-5hrs Maintenance time) extra time is needed for this train which is not possible.
So only possibility remains is a New train.

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Jul 03 2017 (22:32)
SUGGESTIONS ALWAYS WELCOME TO MY TRAINS~   1806 blog posts
Re# 1777890-47            Tags   Past Edits
i never said about ODSK i am talking about only BBS-ANVT Super. yes if this train can make Tri-Weekly with a new rake it is possible to Extension to VSKP and to remove ODSK RSA.

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Jul 04 2017 (17:48)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1777890-48            Tags   Past Edits
ODSK RSA ?
didnt got you....

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Jul 04 2017 (19:37)
SUGGESTIONS ALWAYS WELCOME TO MY TRAINS~   1806 blog posts
Re# 1777890-49            Tags   Past Edits
BBS-ANVT AND ODSK HAVE RSA

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Jul 05 2017 (16:14)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1777890-50            Tags   Past Edits
Who said ??
BBS ANVT Weekly has RSA with 12281/12282 BBS Duronto Express.

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Jul 06 2017 (06:56)
SUGGESTIONS ALWAYS WELCOME TO MY TRAINS~   1806 blog posts
Re# 1777890-51            Tags   Past Edits
yes it's my mistake. Thanks

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Jul 06 2017 (14:58)
Afraaz suhail 🚂🚄🚅^~   5351 blog posts   583 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 1777890-52            Tags   Past Edits
BBS anvt to VSKP?? Will not be preferred by VSKP pax as of its lenghty route and as it has rake sharing with Duronto it will never happen

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Jul 07 2017 (21:16)
SUGGESTIONS ALWAYS WELCOME TO MY TRAINS~   1806 blog posts
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i am saying this train because this is SF and extension i am asking this is only extendable train to go ALD/BSB/MGs for Direct pax to ANVT this is useless but for ALD/MGS/BSB this is good option. My request for extension is for ALD/MGS/BSB purpose not for NDLS.

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Jul 24 2017 (17:56)
Delhi metro railfan~   1472 blog posts   3 correct pred (100% accurate)
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Sir I need to know the same booking preference tip for Delhi to Kolkata route. If you know which train is best in that route please post about it for all classes.

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Nov 28 2017 (16:12)
Sai Vineet Mohan Sinha~   97 blog posts   233 correct pred (51% accurate)
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22812 BUBNESWR RJDHNI -- All three Rajdhanis are Excellent.
22824 BUBNESWR RJDHNI
20818 BUBNESWR RJDHNI

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Nov 28 2017 (19:34)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
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Yes they are excellent but the Rajdhanis don't have SL class. They only have AC classes and my this tip is for booking in SL classes.
Thanks.

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Dec 19 2017 (21:58)
Abhishek Kumar^~   12444 blog posts   32003 correct pred (75% accurate)
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Impossible hai.

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Jan 28 2018 (19:12)
LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
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As these all trains go through dense Fog regions in Winters every year, so i think one more strong reason is there which supports the Purushottam Express to be the Top most priority.
Unless the incoming trains are running 20-24+hrs delayed, be assured that your Purusottam express gonna depart exactly On time from its source.
Its because this Purushottam express train have ample Turn around time at both ends i.e New Delhi and Puri. So 10-15hrs delays doesn't hampers the departures from Sources station unlike other trains like Odisha Sampark kranti and Nandankanan/Neelachal
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express.

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May 10 2018 (00:57)
x-under SW-x   77 blog posts   200 correct pred (65% accurate)
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Now Time to assign LHB & provide the punctuality/priority
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Amenities
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May 09 2018 (16:11)   CTC/Cuttack Junction (5 PFs)

16229🔹MYS🔄BSB Express🔹16230^~   15415 blog posts   4370 correct pred (95% accurate)
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Battery Operated Vehicle (1 No.) for elderly persons and Divyangjan is available at Cuttack railway station
Source: click here
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Speed/Punctuality
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Apr 08 2015 (16:52)   12073/Howrah - Bhubaneswar Jan Shatabdi Express | CTC/Cuttack Junction (5 PFs) | VSKP/WAP-4

ODISHA Super FAST ™® OD05   143 blog posts   31397 correct pred (76% accurate)
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This is the most punctual train between Howrah- Bhubaneswar, runs 6 days (except Sunday) a week. Most of time it reaches at Cuttack junction 5 to 15 minutes before its schedule arrival time. Its average speed is 65 km/hr (as per IR time table). This train was introduced to run from Bhadrak to Howrah and Howrah to Bhadrak in 2002-03 Rail budget and later on it extended upto Bhubaneswar. Now a days Vishakapatnam based WAP- 4 locomotive in charge to haul the train for its up and down journey. Photo Credit- You Tube.

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Aug 26 2016 (18:29)
Saispwarup Kar   34 blog posts   1 correct pred (33% accurate)
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THESE DAYS 12073-74 RUNS DAILY.

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Sep 13 2016 (11:30)
ODISHA Super FAST ™® OD05   143 blog posts   31397 correct pred (76% accurate)
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East Coast Railway has decided to run 12073/12074 Bhubaneswar -Howrah- Bhubaneswar Jan Shatabdi Express daily w.e.f. 3rd July 2016 instead of earlier six days in a week, with an aim to provide comfortable journey to the commuters.
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Auto/Taxi/Bus
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May 01 2015 (12:57)   CTC/Cuttack Junction (5 PFs)

ODISHA Super FAST ™® OD05   143 blog posts   31397 correct pred (76% accurate)
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24X7 Prepaid Auto rickshaw available at two exit points of City side/Ravenshaw University side, organised by Commisionerate of Police, Bhubaneswar-Cuttack. The distance or route rates are fixed by RTO, Cuttack. You have to give only Rs 2/- towards service charge for obtain your route receipt for your destination, final payment have to paid as per given receipt at your destination point. You need not give any extra tips to the driver. If any problem occurs, simply you have to call the mobile no (mentioned on counter receipt) of concerned police officer. Pic Courtesy- You Tube.

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Apr 25 2016 (01:25)
Dadi Ghar^~   80261 blog posts   47946 correct pred (79% accurate)
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very useful thanks for sharing :)
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Dec 02 2015 (19:39)   CTC/Cuttack Junction (5 PFs)

LHB Coromandal A Dream^~   7302 blog posts   12397 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 1668659            Tags   Past Edits
Cuttack Badambadi (its local name) bus stand is about 6-8 km away from railway station. If don't have much of luggage, then take the sharing auto/tempo. Costs Rs 15-20. It varies as per auto to auto. And if you want to book, then 80-100 would be a fair deal, taking in consideration the ridiculous traffic of Cuttack city.
Biggest and Best government hospital of odisha, SCB medical college and hospital is in cuttack. And is hardly 3-4 km away. Take a sharing auto. It will cost Rs10. Or else if booking, then Rs 40-60 would be a fair deal. If in own vehicle, then the route will be via ranihat,manglabag. Turn right near ranihat square, you will reach back gate of hospital.
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If turned right from manglabag square, then you will reach main front entrance.
Just outside of railway station, maximum auto walas would be shouting two destinations-Badambadi and hospital.
Ravenshaw university (oldest university of odisha) is hardly 500m away from station. Come outside of the railway station and take the straight road ahead. If in doubt, ask the shopkeepers. Don't ask the auto walas as they will understand you are a stranger.
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