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Bangalore Namma Metro - ಸ್ವಲ್ಪ ಜಾಗ ಕೊಡಿ

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Oct 27 2017 (17:43)   SNKL/Sankarankovil (2 PFs)
Karthik.iyer27^~   33206 blog posts
Entry# 2593865            Tags   Past Edits
Sri Sankaranarayana Swami temple was built by Ukira Pandiyan, 900 years ago.
It is one of the important temples in the Southern Region. This temple is
dedicated to both lord Siva and Vishnu.
Nov 26 2013 (13:40)   19262/Porbandar - Kochuveli Weekly Express (PT)
Alok Pratap Singh
aalokbhediya   369 blog posts
Entry# 917409            Tags   Past Edits
Just board this train in its general compartment for journey from gujarat uptil panvel. All general rakes are empty.

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Feb 10 2019 (19:32)   12559/Shiv Ganga Express (PT)
Somanko_ELST^~   35225 blog posts
Entry# 4225413            Tags   Past Edits
12559/12560 Manduadih - New Delhi - Manduadih Shiv Ganga Express.
Shiv Ganga Express often called SG, Purvanchal Rajdhani etc by Railfans is one of the finest train I have ever travelled.
Here is my detailed Report cum Train Tip for Shiv Ganga Express.
1) Punctuality :- People simply don't call SG as Purvanchal Rajdhani. The reason for so is it gets priority all
over its route and in every zone (NER, NCR and NR). On my trip it Overtook Vaishali and Lucknow AC Express before and at Ghaziabad respectively and arrived New Delhi PF 6, 10 Minutes before its Scheduled Time.
2) Cleanliness and Maintenance :- This is the Second train after Godavari Express where I saw Carpets are present near the toilets and vestibules, (though there are many more but I didn't see them personally). When I went to the washroom next morning before arriving NDLS the washroom was dry and clean even after repeated usage by passengers. I visited a SL Class toilet as well and it was very clean as well. Nice Maintenance by MUV CDO and nice OBHS present. If I am asked to rate the cleanliness, my ratings will be 6/5. It was too good. (Picture attached).
3) Food and On-Board Catering :- People often complaint about food and catering of various trains, may it be the rate of food items or quality of food items. In Shiv Ganga Express you won't get a chance to complaint about their catering. Every item is sold at MRP. Thalis, Biriyani foils, Casserole meals are available and rate sticker with manufacturing date are pasted on the foils. I took Egg Biriyani of 2 eggs (Picture attached) with raita and it was of ₹60. Taste was too good. Tomato soup with Croutons is available for ₹20, Mother Diary Sweet Curd for ₹20 and even ₹5 Namkeen items is available in this train.
Detailed Food Menu (On Payment Basis):-
Evening Snacks - Samosa, Paneer Pakoda, Vegetable Cutlet with Bread Butter, Egg Omelette with Bread Butter, Cake, Chips, Biscuits, Tea and Coffee.
Dinner - Egg Biriyani, Veg Biriyani, Veg and Non Veg Casserole meal, Veg and Non Veg executive thali. Tomato Soup and Sweet Curd.
In the next morning, tea is available with standard Veg and Non Veg Breakfast.
4) Ticket Availability :- Advised to book Confirm tickets or low RAC. Due to excellent patronage high RAC and initial Waiting Lists don't get Cleared.
5) Other Facilities :- Charging Points are available in ample in all the classes. Clean Curtains are present and Clean Linens are given in AC Classes. AC Pantry car is maintained nicely. TTEs, attendants and other staffs are very polite and helpful.
Truly had a very nice experience onborad Shiv Ganga Express a.k.a SG, Shiv G and Purvanchal Rajdhani.
I recommend this train to everyone.
Thank you Purvanchal Rajdhani. 🙏

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Mar 15 2015 (14:31)   BPZ/Bazpur (1 PFs)
Gurinder Singh~   273 blog posts
Entry# 1397275            Tags   Past Edits
bazpur u can say it mini punjab... nice place nainital is just 58 km frm here.. only one pf is there..

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Mar 26 (11:59)   03465/Howrah - Malda Town Intercity Special (via Azimganj) | HWH/Howrah Junction (22 PFs)
Rahul Mukherjee   384 blog posts
Entry# 4919653            Tags   Past Edits
Please keep in mind that while booking in IRCTC or PRS if you choose Window Seat and you get a Window seat in any coach between D1-D8, most probably it won't be a windows seat. As the coaches are same as passenger trains, so the seating arrangement is 4+1, but in IRCTC database its wrong (3+2). That's why if you choose windows seat and get a seat in between D1-D8 it won't be window seat, even IRCTC chart shows this wrong seating layout. All the coaches before AC CC are general coaches having 4+1 seating layout and and all the coaches after AC CC has normal 2S layout (3+3). So if you want to get confirm window seat then choose between D9 and D10, as D11 is reserved for tatkal tickets.
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