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Blog Posts by trainloverfromCR1979~
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Sightseeing
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Aug 13 2016 (14:54)   MYS/Mysuru Junction (Mysore) (6 PFs)

trainloverfromCR1979~   194 blog posts   2358 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 1961531            Tags   Past Edits
Visit Ranganathitu Bird Sanctury for dense population of storks, egrets, spoon bills, ibis. Boat ride is also available in the river Cauvery where you can go close to Marsh Crocodiles. It was a thrilling experience. We spotted at least 7 or 8 crocodiles and they were basking on the rocks that came out in the middle of the river. This places is more close to Srirangapattan but very less trains stop here so better to hire a car from Mysuru and visit this place.

  
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Jan 02 2017 (11:30)
gurudatharao   174 blog posts   4 correct pred (50% accurate)
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Even, there are plenty of city buses going to Srirangapatna from Mysore (Bus No:307, I think) which passes through Ranganatittu entrance and the bird sanctuary is about 800 meters from this spot. Whenever I go to Mysore as a tourist, I always visit this place. Very nice place. I buy a daily pass for Rs.50/- and cover almost all places like Chamundi Hills, Zoo, KRS, Ranganatittu, Srirangapatna and Mysore palace.
  
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Station Tip
Food/Restaurants
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Dec 14 2016 (10:48)   KOP/Kolhapur CSMT (3 PFs)

trainloverfromCR1979~   194 blog posts   2358 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 2090453            Tags   Past Edits
Hotel Rajpurush just outside PF1 offers 3 restaurants. 1 -> Thali Restaurant, 2 -> Restaurant for punjabi dishes, 3 -> For south indian and fast food.
  
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Lodging
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Dec 14 2016 (10:47)   KOP/Kolhapur CSMT (3 PFs)

trainloverfromCR1979~   194 blog posts   2358 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 2090450            Tags   Past Edits
Hotel Rajpurush just outside PF1 across the road. The rooms are ok and bathroom is clean. The charges are ok as well.
  
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Food/Catering
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Dec 14 2016 (10:46)   17412/Mahalaxmi Express

trainloverfromCR1979~   194 blog posts   2358 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 2090449            Tags   Past Edits
No food available from Kolhapur. Dinner is loaded from Miraj and only Biryani (Veg and Egg) is available. I took Veg Biryani and it costed Rs. 50/-. The taste was bad and I got stomach ache after eating it. It would be better to buy food from Kolhapur from restaurant nearby railway station.
  
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Toilet/Water/Cleanliness
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Dec 14 2016 (10:44)   17412/Mahalaxmi Express

trainloverfromCR1979~   194 blog posts   2358 correct pred (68% accurate)
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Toilets are clean and water is available. People travelling in the train make a mess of toilets though.
  
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Train Tip
General
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Dec 14 2016 (10:44)   17412/Mahalaxmi Express

trainloverfromCR1979~   194 blog posts   2358 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 2090446            Tags   Past Edits
When we completed our journey in 17412 recently, after coming home, we noticed that our bags, specially snacks pack were torn. My doubt is that there are rodents in the train but I cannot confirm the same. I am sure that our snack pack was fine before we started the journey.
  
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Station Tip
Food/Restaurants
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Dec 14 2016 (10:39)   STR/Satara (3 PFs)

trainloverfromCR1979~   194 blog posts   2358 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 2090441            Tags   Past Edits
At Rajwada Chowk in Satara city, there are lot of options available to eat like, chinese, pani puri, bhel, dosa, paav bhaji, etc. One can also get ice creams, falooda, etc. at Rajwada chowk. The prices are reasonable as well.
  
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Amenities
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Dec 14 2016 (10:38)   STR/Satara (3 PFs)

trainloverfromCR1979~   194 blog posts   2358 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 2090435            Tags   Past Edits
There is only 1 stall available at PF1 where one can get snacks like chips, water bottle, etc. No biscuit packet was available. Tea was being sold at Rs. 15/-
The main platform is PF1 where trains come in both directions. PF2/3 have a very low height and one will need some effort to get into train if train arrives on PF2/3. Our train 11029 came on PF3 and we had hard time to get into the train.
The main city of Satara is some 6 KMS away from station and outside the
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station, there are no facilities whatsoever are available. Rickshaws charge Rs. 150 (as of Dec 2016) to take you to the city. All amenities are available in Satara city.
  
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Station Tip
Lodging
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Dec 14 2016 (10:34)   STR/Satara (3 PFs)

trainloverfromCR1979~   194 blog posts   2358 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 2090427            Tags   Past Edits
Galaxy Lodge in Satara City is an ok hotel to stay. We took non AC room which costed 1100 + 300 for extra person. On our request, hot water was started as we reached hotel at 4 AM. Normally hot water is available from 6 AM onwards.
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Dec 13 2016 (05:49)
trainloverfromCR1979~   194 blog posts   2358 correct pred (68% accurate)
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at KJT/Karjat Junction: 24m late
Left Karjat

  
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Dec 13 2016 (06:09)
trainloverfromCR1979~   194 blog posts   2358 correct pred (68% accurate)
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at VGI/Vangani: 24m late
Left Vangni

  
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Dec 13 2016 (06:20)
trainloverfromCR1979~   194 blog posts   2358 correct pred (68% accurate)
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at BUD/Badlapur: 25m late
Passed Badlapur

  
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Dec 13 2016 (06:42)
trainloverfromCR1979~   194 blog posts   2358 correct pred (68% accurate)
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at KYN/Kalyan Junction: 32m late
22015 arrived at PF 4

  
Dec 13 2016 (07:37)
trainloverfromCR1979~   194 blog posts   2358 correct pred (68% accurate)
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at TNA/Thane: 1h 7m late
Reached TNA at 7;20
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