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Today (11:05)   TLM/Tirusulam (4 PFs)

connecttosenthil   2 blog posts
Entry# 4198290            Tags   Past Edits
Chennai tirusulam station is very close to the airport .. why Indian Railways (IR) is not interested in stopping all their trains here and collect/leave many passengers in this station .. By that way IR can gain more passengers ... As IR is not interested everybody is taking busses from these location to reach there surrounding cities .. is there any hurdle to do this ?

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Today (08:12)   BL/Valsad (5 PFs)

Viral S Bhavsar   1519 blog posts   173 correct pred (71% accurate)
Entry# 4198117            Tags   Past Edits
South End FOB staircase closed for Platform - 2,3.
It is only accessible for those who are willing to go east side from west.
Middle FOB fully working connecting all Platforms 1,2,3,4 & 5. However it's connection to East Side is under construction.
To go around Platform no - 4,5 you need to use Middle FOB only however from east side it's not possible
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to come directly on Platform no - 4,5
Passenger are need to take care for the same.
  
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Yesterday (23:35)   CPR/Chhapra Junction (5 PFs)

Tourister^~   65866 blog posts   46294 correct pred (78% accurate)
Entry# 4198018            Tags   Past Edits
1. WiFi at all Platforms available via RailWire (Google)
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2. Escalator only from PF1 Main Building Entrance Side, present at left side it is outside the station
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3. No lifts at any
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platform as of now
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4. Waiting Room for all Classes available separately but space is less and not well maintained
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5. ATVMs available as well as PNR Enquiry Devices also installed
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6. Food options are not so good as only local vendors and an IRCTC Zone shop available just left side of the Escalator which is also outside the station and sells few items at IRCTC rates.and accept only Cash
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7. Ramps available at all Platforms which is convenient for specially Handicappers
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1. WiFi available at all PF via RailWire (Google)
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2. Escalator only available at PF1
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3. Lift is in construction mode at PF2-3 only
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4. Waiting Room at PF1 for all Classes
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5. ATVMs available at Entry Gate from PF1 side
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THANKS
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Jan 13 (21:32)   22665/KSR Bengaluru - Coimbatore UDAY Express

KJM SBC YPR~   449 blog posts   49 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 4196019            Tags   Past Edits
I traveled in this train from KJM to CBE on 27th Dec 2018 in C3 coach. A few observations during the journey. Seats are not at all comfortable for this 6+ hours journey. I would have preferred Sleeper Class Side-Lower seats for this journey.
No vendor comes to sell anything inside the coaches - not even water bottles. Therefore, it is difficult to go to the catering booths / counter in coach C1, C4 and C7, especially if you are seated on a window seat on a 3-seater side and have to ask the other 2 passengers to make way for you.
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for senior citizens, it will be a herculean task. And the catering booths / counters are usually crowded. I had Veg Cutlets (6 on 10 - too oily) and Aloo Samosa (5 on 10 - too chewy and not crispy as a good Samosa should be) and coffee (8 on 10) as per IR catering standards.
The other items available are - (I did not buy them or try them) Sambar Rice, Curd Rice, Lemon Rice, Chapati Curry - this is available from SBC until it gets sold out. Then they offer Veg Cutlets + Samosas + Dal Vada (Masala Vada / Parappu Vada) - packaged drinking water + Coffee + Tea + some packed snacks like Potato Wafers etc. I bought my Samosas + Cutlets + Coffee just before the train reached Kuppam.
What exactly is available after that until CBE - I do not know as I did not find it a pleasure to go again to C4 coach to see what is available.
Though there are charging points - my mobile charger could not be inserted into the plug - so the plugs are not the standard ones. I saw another passenger who desperately tried to plug-in his charger going from one seat to another. Finally, I saw him forcefully insert his charger only to see that his mobile still not getting charged.
And those who wish to charge your Laptops during your journey on this train - better DO NOT BOOK a ticket on this train - your Laptop charger will not find any plug that has a 3 pin socket - all are 2 pin sockets.
And the speed of this train is pathetic - too slow for this route - the timings could have been at least 30 minutes faster. And remember - this train seldom reaches CBE at 21:00 hrs.
Therefore I would't book on this train anytime in my lifetime again.

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