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Blog Posts by Hareesh Mangalam*^~
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General Travel
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Mar 16 2017 (16:13)  

Hareesh Mangalam*^~   3859 blog posts   43027 correct pred (78% accurate)
Entry# 2199626            Tags   Past Edits
Amtrak Snow-mo Collision
Video Courtesy: Nick Colvin
  
Predictions: 18
confirm: 14
rac: 0
wl: 4
Journey: Tue Mar 14, 2017 @ 05:55
Class: Sleeper - SL   |   Tot Seats: Avbl 16
Travel: ADI/Ahmedabad Junction   to   VRL/Veraval Junction   |   432 km / 925 km
22945-Slip/Saurashtra Mail Slip
Entry# 2195534

Posted by: Hareesh Mangalam*^~   3859 blog posts   43027 correct pred (78% accurate)
PNR: 815-xxxxxxx (E-Ticket)   |   Similar PNRs
Posted Status as of: Mar 12 2017 (22:10)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 3 (Booking Status: W/L 6,RLGN)
Passenger 2: Waitlist# 4 (Booking Status: W/L 7,RLGN)
Total Fare:  570
Chart NOT Prepared
Please analyze this PNR, and predict the final Charting Status. Thanks.

Latest Status as of: Mar 14 2017 (00:34)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 1 (Booking Status: W/L 6,RLGN)
Passenger 2: Waitlist# 2 (Booking Status: W/L 7,RLGN)
Total Fare:  570
Chart PREPARED

Full PNR Status History (2 statuses)
Status as of: Mar 14 2017 (00:34)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 1 (Booking Status: W/L 6,RLGN)
Passenger 2: Waitlist# 2 (Booking Status: W/L 7,RLGN)
Total Fare:  570
Chart PREPARED

Status as of: Mar 12 2017 (22:10)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 3 (Booking Status: W/L 6,RLGN)
Passenger 2: Waitlist# 4 (Booking Status: W/L 7,RLGN)
Total Fare:  570
Chart NOT Prepared


  
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Mar 13 2017 (19:58)
Hareesh Mangalam*^~   3859 blog posts   43027 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2195534-1            Tags   Past Edits
Wont this get confirned?
when does the chart gets prepared?
  
Predictions: 7
confirm: 7
rac: 0
wl: 0
Journey: Mon Mar 13, 2017 @ 05:55
Class: AC 3-tier - 3A   |   Tot Seats: Avbl >6
Travel: ADI/Ahmedabad Junction   to   VRL/Veraval Junction   |   432 km / 925 km
22945-Slip/Saurashtra Mail Slip
Entry# 2191579

Posted by: Hareesh Mangalam*^~   3859 blog posts   43027 correct pred (78% accurate)
PNR: 835-xxxxxxx (E-Ticket)   |   Similar PNRs
Posted Status as of: Mar 09 2017 (17:38)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 2 (Booking Status: W/L 2,RLGN)
Total Fare:  745
Chart NOT Prepared
Please analyze this PNR, and predict the final Charting Status. Thanks.

Latest Status as of: Mar 12 2017 (18:38)
Passenger 1: B2,62 [UB]/Coach Position:10 (Booking Status: W/L 2,RLGN)
Total Fare:  745
Chart NOT Prepared

Full PNR Status History (2 statuses)
Status as of: Mar 12 2017 (18:38)
Passenger 1: B2,62 [UB]/Coach Position:10 (Booking Status: W/L 2,RLGN)
Total Fare:  745
Chart NOT Prepared

Status as of: Mar 09 2017 (17:38)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 2 (Booking Status: W/L 2,RLGN)
Total Fare:  745
Chart NOT Prepared


  
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Mar 11 2017 (15:06)
Hareesh Mangalam*^~   3859 blog posts   43027 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2191579-1            Tags   Past Edits
will this confirm?
  
Predictions: 0
confirm: 0
rac: 0
wl: 0
Journey: Fri Mar 10, 2017 @ 19:35
Class: Sleeper - SL   |   Tot Seats: Avbl 380   |   Charting: < 15:15
Travel: YPR/Yesvantpur Junction   to   HWH/Howrah Junction   |   1960 km / 1960 km
12864/Yesvantpur - Howrah SF Express (PT)
Entry# 2193092

PNR: 412-xxxxxxx (E-Ticket)   |   Similar PNRs
Posted Status as of: Mar 10 2017 (18:37)
Passenger 1: NO ROOM (Booking Status: S2,26,PT)
Passenger 2: NO ROOM (Booking Status: S2,25,PT)
Passenger 3: NO ROOM (Booking Status: S2,28,PT)
Passenger 4: NO ROOM (Booking Status: S2,31,PT)
Total Fare:  3760
Chart PREPARED
Please analyze this PNR, and predict the final Charting Status. Thanks.4129612220

Latest Status as of: Mar 10 2017 (18:34)
Passenger 1: NO ROOM (Booking Status: S2,26,PT)
Passenger 2: NO ROOM (Booking Status: S2,25,PT)
Passenger 3: NO ROOM (Booking Status: S2,28,PT)
Passenger 4: NO ROOM (Booking Status: S2,31,PT)
Total Fare:  3760
Chart PREPARED

Full PNR Status History (2 statuses)
Status as of: Mar 10 2017 (18:34)
Passenger 1: NO ROOM (Booking Status: S2,26,PT)
Passenger 2: NO ROOM (Booking Status: S2,25,PT)
Passenger 3: NO ROOM (Booking Status: S2,28,PT)
Passenger 4: NO ROOM (Booking Status: S2,31,PT)
Total Fare:  3760
Chart PREPARED

Status as of: Mar 09 2017 (21:36)
Passenger 1: Confirmed (Booking Status: S2,26,PT)
Passenger 2: Confirmed (Booking Status: S2,25,PT)
Passenger 3: Confirmed (Booking Status: S2,28,PT)
Passenger 4: Confirmed (Booking Status: S2,31,PT)
Total Fare:  3760
Chart NOT Prepared


  
606 views
Mar 10 2017 (19:05)
Hareesh Mangalam*^~   3859 blog posts   43027 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2193092-1            Tags   Past Edits
seized PNR?
  
Predictions: 4
confirm: 3
rac: 0
wl: 1
Journey: Mon Mar 13, 2017 @ 08:25
Class: AC 3-tier - 3A   |   Tot Seats: Avbl 4
Travel: ADI/Ahmedabad Junction   to   SMNH/Somnath   |   437 km / 1414 km
11464/Jabalpur - Somnath Express (Via Itarsi) (PT)
Entry# 2191573

Posted by: Hareesh Mangalam*^~   3859 blog posts   43027 correct pred (78% accurate)
PNR: 865-xxxxxxx (E-Ticket)   |   Similar PNRs
Posted Status as of: Mar 09 2017 (17:31)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 4 (Booking Status: W/L 4,RLGN)
Total Fare:  695
Chart NOT Prepared
Please analyze this PNR, and predict the final Charting Status. Thanks.

Latest Status as of: Mar 11 2017 (08:45)
Passenger 1: Can/Mod (Booking Status: W/L 4,RLGN)
Total Fare:  695
Chart NOT Prepared

Full PNR Status History (2 statuses)
Status as of: Mar 10 2017 (04:18)
Passenger 1: Can/Mod (Booking Status: W/L 4,RLGN)
Total Fare:  695
Chart NOT Prepared

Status as of: Mar 09 2017 (17:30)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 4 (Booking Status: W/L 4,RLGN)
Total Fare:  695
Chart NOT Prepared


  
714 views
Mar 09 2017 (17:48)
Hareesh Mangalam*^~   3859 blog posts   43027 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2191573-1            Tags   Past Edits
Ticket cancelled
  
Info Update
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Mar 06 2017 (12:26)   PGT/Palakkad Junction (Palghat) (5 PFs)

podhigai charal~   201 blog posts
Entry# 2187700            Tags   Past Edits
PUNALUR-PALAKKAD EXPRESS STARTS FROM MARCH 2ND WEEK ONWARDS

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Mar 06 2017 (18:15)
Hareesh Mangalam*^~   3859 blog posts   43027 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2187700-4            Tags   Past Edits
i am wondering how the passengers from PUU would benefit with this train with the timings mentioned in this report? It could benefit office goers till ERS/ERN. From ERS/ERN, it remains to be seen who will prefer this train over Bangalore Intercity, which takes about 90 minutes less to reach PGT.

  
572 views
Mar 08 2017 (09:23)
Rail Fanning~   2606 blog posts
Re# 2187700-5            Tags   Past Edits
It surely will have more takers especially between Palakkad and ERS on its return journey to Punalur. As of now after SBC-ERS Intercity express, there are no trains towards ERS at least till night 10pm (with a few weekly exceptions).
This train departing Palakkad at 4pm and reaching ERS at around 7:10 will surely be a good option. 3hours to reach ERN despite being a passenger train and stoppages at almost all stations is quite a good speed . Moreover passengers will need to pay lower fares.

  
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Mar 08 2017 (10:33)
RbK~   723 blog posts   9878 correct pred (86% accurate)
Re# 2187700-6            Tags   Past Edits
It will certainly take the load off Venad Express and expecting to run jam packed between KYJ & ERN. On the return too, it will provide much needed connectivity between ERN & QLN after the departure of Venad Express. But you're absolutely right on its patronage between QLN & PUU!
  
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Mar 06 2017 (17:26)   PUU/Punalur (2 PFs)

2625A MAQ PGT Link Mangala Express*^~   392 blog posts
Entry# 2188044            Tags   Past Edits
Punalur Palakkad Express to run from March Next Week onwards Says Kudikunel Suresh MP. He claims that the Time Table committee during their yearly meeting at Kolkata has given the final nod for the same. He informed that the inauguration is planned via Video Conferencing by Mr.Suresh Prabhu the coming week and also is trying to get 2 additional sleeper coaches. I guess the rest would be Second Sitting coaches with AC Chair Car. Hopefully, there won't be any hurdles. Fingers crossed.
Courtesy:- Clippings from Mathrubhumi & Manorama 06/03/17 Kollam Edition

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Mar 06 2017 (18:20)
Hareesh Mangalam*^~   3859 blog posts   43027 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2188044-7            Tags   Past Edits
It is just a newspaper report quoting an MP. As per this report this train would depart from PUU at 03.25, QLN at 04.40, ERS/ERN 09.35 and arrive at PGT at 13.20, in the return direction, it would depart PGT at 16.00, arrive at ERS/ERN at 19.10, QLN at 23.55 to reach PUU at 01.20

  
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Mar 06 2017 (18:22)
Kings of IR 12622 and 12002~   1080 blog posts   64 correct pred (66% accurate)
Re# 2188044-9            Tags   Past Edits
Ok bro. But the given timings is somewhat odd

  
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Mar 06 2017 (18:36)
Sudeesh~   1420 blog posts
Re# 2188044-10            Tags   Past Edits
Should start from PUU at 4:00 QLN at 5:00 ERN at 9:00 and PGT at 12:45 and in return From PGT at 1530 ERN at 19:00 QLN at 11:00 and PUU at 11:45.

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Mar 06 2017 (18:44)
Hareesh Mangalam*^~   3859 blog posts   43027 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2188044-13            Tags   Past Edits
Then nobody would take this train to travel to TCR/PGT from ERS/ERN, because 12678 , leaving ERS at 09.10, reaches PGT at 11.45.

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Mar 06 2017 (18:58)
2625A MAQ PGT Link Mangala Express*^~   392 blog posts
Re# 2188044-16            Tags   Past Edits
True..but i believe this train would be a normal express having more unreserved sitting coaches with more stops rather than ERS SBC Intercity with more reserved sitting coaches and lesser stops. So, there should be decent patronage. Also more slack time might have been added for the PUU PGT Exp. Maybe it could reach much earlier.Also, not sure whether it would skip SRR or not.
  
Rail News
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IR Affairs
Mar 03 2017 (11:56)   Aadhaar to put rail ticket touts out of business

Hareesh Mangalam*^~   1176 news posts
Entry# 2184392   News Entry# 295266         Tags   Past Edits
The Railways will soon move towards Aadhaar-based online ticketing system to prevent touts from blocking a bulk of tickets, end fraudulent bookings and curb cases of impersonation.
Aadhaar number has been made mandatory for senior citizens to avail concessions in train tickets from April 1.
A three-month trial run for this is going on. As per the new business plan 201718, unveiled by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today, besides the Aadhaar-based ticketing system, the Railways will move towards cashless ticketing system by installing 6,000 point-of-sale machines and 1,000 automatic ticket vending machines across
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An integrated ticketing app will also be launched by May to promote cashless transaction. “Aadhaar number will be required for one-time registration at the IRCTC ticketing site. The step is aimed at eliminating touts from registering with fake identities,“ an official said.

  
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Mar 03 2017 (11:59)
Hareesh Mangalam*^~   3859 blog posts   43027 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2184392-1            Tags   Past Edits
I am not able to understand how this Aadhar based ticketing system would end the fraudulent booking or bulk booking by Agents?

  
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Mar 03 2017 (12:31)
One Mail~   4815 blog posts   1439 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 2184392-2            Tags   Past Edits
How agents book their ticket, especially in case of trains from kerala to mas for migrant workers is. They will book one genuine traveler, who will be their staff and other 5 will be some random name. And in train, genuine person will show ID card, while other 5 will random people to whom they sold ticket. Now with enforcement of adhar card, they cant randomly give name.
But again it is not a big thing. They will get 5 adhar card details and use it for random booking. How they are implementing, we will have to wait and see. If adhaar check happens during booking time, then it will big blow during tatkal booking time. Already IRCTC is very slow, now
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if this check also happen. Then tatkal will become more hectic.

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Mar 03 2017 (12:46)
Hareesh Mangalam*^~   3859 blog posts   43027 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2184392-4            Tags   Past Edits
But what i understand from the news report is, a one-time validation of Aadhar number would be mandatory for each IRCTC account holders, at least for the time-being.
Since i can create as much IRCTC ids i want with different phone numbers/mail ids, i can use my friends/relatives/colleagues Aadhar number to validate the same too. In such a case, how would this become effective?

  
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Mar 03 2017 (13:36)
One Mail~   4815 blog posts   1439 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 2184392-5            Tags   Past Edits
That is another loop hole...
  
Predictions: 19
confirm: 19
rac: 0
wl: 0
Journey: Fri Mar 03, 2017 @ 17:55
Class: AC 3-tier - 3A   |   Tot Seats: Avbl 20
Travel: KGQ/Kasaragod   to   SBC/KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore)   |   493 km / 579 km
16518/Kannur - KSR Bengaluru Express [via Mysuru]
Entry# 2182021

Posted by: Hareesh Mangalam*^~   3859 blog posts   43027 correct pred (78% accurate)
PNR: 464-xxxxxxx (E-Ticket)   |   Similar PNRs
Posted Status as of: Mar 01 2017 (10:08)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 1 (Booking Status: W/L 6,GNWL)
Total Fare:  530
Chart NOT Prepared
Please analyze this PNR, and predict the final Charting Status. Thanks.

Latest Status as of: Mar 03 2017 (12:41)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 1 (Booking Status: W/L 6,GNWL)
Total Fare:  530
Chart PREPARED

Full PNR Status History (2 statuses)
Status as of: Mar 03 2017 (12:41)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 1 (Booking Status: W/L 6,GNWL)
Total Fare:  530
Chart PREPARED

Status as of: Mar 01 2017 (10:08)
Passenger 1: Waitlist# 1 (Booking Status: W/L 6,GNWL)
Total Fare:  530
Chart NOT Prepared


  
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Mar 03 2017 (12:50)
Hareesh Mangalam*^~   3859 blog posts   43027 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2182021-1            Tags   Past Edits
Oh! This was totally unexpected.
though i knew there is only one composite 2A-3A coach, i expected it to move to RAC at least. Also the passenger was eligible for SS quota
  
General Travel
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Feb 27 2017 (22:15)   56663/Thrissur - Kozhikode Passenger (UnReserved) | TIR/Tirur (3 PFs)

Hareesh Mangalam*^~   3859 blog posts   43027 correct pred (78% accurate)
Entry# 2180463            Tags   Past Edits
56663 redying to depart from TIR yesterday
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