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Blog Posts by Suresh S Rao
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Mar 17 2010 (13:05)  

Suresh S Rao   5 blog posts
Entry# 24510            Tags   Past Edits
Can I carry my 21" TV alongwith me on AugustKranti Express while boarding from Bharuch to Nizamuddin? I have confirmed IIIAC tickets for myself & my family; Pl suggest

1 posts - Wed Mar 17, 2010

Mar 17 2010 (13:39)
Guest: 372b777e   show all posts
Re# 24510-2            Tags   Past Edits
Thank you Kapadiaji, the total weight of our luggage including the TV Carton box will certainly be far less than the prescribed limit of 25Kgs per person / ticket & we are a family of 4 persons; My query was related more to the point that there is hardly any leg space in IIIrd AC bogie, so I intended to load the TV carton box in the luggage + AC Generator bogie at the end of the train; That's why I was trying the Bharuch Rly Stn to enquire such a luggage load possibility, but so far no response from them; Further the train stoppage is just 2 minutes. So are there any such rules that no luggages will be allowed on account of such a short time?

Suresh S Rao

Mar 17 2010 (14:00)
Murli*   3039 blog posts   2 correct pred (50% accurate)
Re# 24510-3            Tags   Past Edits
Since the train stops only for two minutes at the boarding point, it will be difficult fo you to book it in the luggage van. If you are not getting the Station number to respond, please get in touch with any porter/luggage attender who can answer whether it can be loaded or not. Normally, I would think NOT. But things have changed since the Luggage/Brake van in the front of the train have been contracted out to private parties. Therefore my suggestion.
Please share your experience after the journey. Good wishes.

Mar 17 2010 (15:31)
Kapadia    2818 blog posts   4 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 24510-4            Tags   Past Edits
Loading TV sets in the luggage van will be at entirely at your own risk. It is better and safer to load it in the 3-tier coach only and its manageable in two minutes. Once it is loaded, keep it at an appropriate place with lesser difficulties, co-passengers would not mind and instead co-operate.

Mar 17 2010 (15:37)
Guest: 372b777e   show all posts
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thank you Murli ji, I shall give it a try & let you know my experience post journey.

Mar 17 2010 (22:11)
MST IndianRailways   1279 blog posts   7 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 24510-6            Tags   Past Edits
But your responsibility that the co-passengers are not inconvinienced becuase of your TV reducing their leg space or passage within the cabin. YOU can do one thing. Measure the height of the TV / box. Goto the station and measure the height of the space below the lower berth in AC3T. If you feel it fits in, its ok to carry.
Mar 17 2010 (12:52)  

Suresh S Rao   5 blog posts
Entry# 24509            Tags   Past Edits
I would like to know the telephone numbers of Bharuch station; Can somebody provide?

Mar 17 2010 (12:56)
NITIN RAWAT   109 blog posts
Re# 24509-1            Tags   Past Edits
try 241331/131

Mar 17 2010 (13:02)
Suresh S Rao   5 blog posts
Re# 24509-2            Tags   Past Edits
thank you Nitin ji
Mar 11 2010 (11:13)  

Suresh S Rao   5 blog posts
Entry# 23571            Tags   Past Edits
I have WL 1 to 4 in 3rd AC Class for my family's trip on 8th May '10 from Mumbai to Hyderabad Hussainsagar Express. What are the chances that the tickets will get confirmed?

2 posts - Thu Mar 11, 2010

Mar 11 2010 (11:25)
जितेश शुभ यात्रा*^   4124 blog posts   3287 correct pred (80% accurate)
Re# 23571-3            Tags   Past Edits
It is not possible without pnr no

Mar 11 2010 (12:12)
Guest: 7fc36834   show all posts
Re# 23571-4            Tags   Past Edits
How is PNR no going to help? The user has provided all the information like Date of Journey, Class, From and To stations. The train number of course is 2701. Since the train runs between Mumbai and hyderabad, this will be under general wait list.

Mar 11 2010 (12:18)
Murli*   3039 blog posts   2 correct pred (50% accurate)
Re# 23571-5            Tags   Past Edits
3AC in May is unlikely to confirm due to onset of Summer season. Please keep checking your PNR. YOu MAY COME INTO RAC, AND POSSIBLY ONE/TWO BERTHS MAY GET CONFIRMED. Since you don't want to post your PNR this is the best answer possible. W/L1-4 have a good chance for RAC, but cannot say for certain for confirmtion of berths. 8th May also happens to be a Saturday, hence this kind of answer ... Good luck and good wishes.

Mar 11 2010 (12:20)
aaditya ranka   7 blog posts   1 correct pred (50% accurate)
Re# 23571-6            Tags   Past Edits
be sure of its confirmation... it will definately be confirmed

Mar 11 2010 (12:33)
Manish*^   8596 blog posts   22480 correct pred (85% accurate)
Re# 23571-8            Tags   Past Edits
There is still a lot of time for the journey and it has very good chance of confirmation.
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