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12780/Goa Express (PT)
گووا ایکسپریس     गोवा एक्सप्रेस

NZM/Hazrat Nizamuddin --> VSG/Vasco-da-Gama

Updated: Jan 18 2017 (17:57) by MS TPJ section becomes FEDL^~
Jan 18 2017 (17:57)

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Oct 23 2016 (18:13)   12780/Goa Express (PT)

Mohd Arif*^~   15023 blog posts   1491 correct pred (80% accurate)
Entry# 2033698            Tags   Past Edits
after trying pantry in lunch we try travelkhana for dinner
we Order butter chicken nd Chapati combo , delivery station Miraj
after applying coupon we pay 230rs for this ,
food kafi badhiya tha , butter chiken nd chapati abhi bhi garam thy jab miraj pe deliver hue , ye ab tak ka best food tha mere
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lie kisi bhi train me
, mai ye suggest karunga try karne ko agar apki train miraj se ja rahi nd apko lunch ya dinner karna ho

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Oct 24 2016 (15:26)
manindersaini3~   101 blog posts   85 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 2033698-1            Tags   Past Edits
Yes Travelkhana is best to deliver food on seat and now IRCTC is also running in the race, pantry food is worse in almost every trains now. Can't play with our health ;)
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Rail Fanning
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Feb 15 2017 (20:10)   12779/Goa Express (PT)

Rohit Deshmukh   11 blog posts   3 correct pred (86% accurate)
Entry# 2165861            Tags   Past Edits
If you are travelling this train from madgaon then try to capture the window seat if u have in your reservation
From Madgaon Jn to Londa Jn you got a great views of Western Ghat which is still untouched.
From Kulem to Londa Jn you didn't get any roadway or any village near to railway lines.
There are only greenery and greenery only. And
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do not forget Dudh Sagar waterfalls.
Prefer to do this travel in rainy season!!!!!
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Ticket Booking/WL
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Apr 17 2015 (23:41)   12779/Goa Express (PT)

Miss you ಚಾಲುಕ್ಯ~   356 blog posts   52 correct pred (69% accurate)
Entry# 1432802            Tags   Past Edits
If trvelling from ghataprabha/raybag or miraj to delhi or somewhr else ... then book from Belgaum itself ..then getting your seats confirmed would be easy as belgaum falls under general waitlist
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Sep 06 2014 (18:42)   12779/Goa Express (PT)

sys tem~   8221 blog posts   75726 correct pred (76% accurate)
Entry# 1208516            Tags   Past Edits
Book a ticket till Miraj (Road Side WL) and 99% it will confirm...for any intermediate station the ticket will confirm till Miraj...
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Ticket Booking/WL
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Oct 15 2014 (23:09)   12779/Goa Express (PT)

vikasrsrawat~   34 blog posts   4041 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 1246420            Tags   Past Edits
72 rac seat in sleeper class from satara(STR) maharastra to hazrat nizamudin(NZM)
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Nov 10 2013 (09:08)   12779/Goa Express (PT)

iyerjiteshp   472 blog posts
Entry# 901343            Tags   Past Edits
Good Pantry car. Apart from regular meals, they also serve Dal-Chawal, and are generous with the amount of 'dal' served.

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Nov 23 2013 (20:56)
manojpune   187 blog posts
Re# 901343-1            Tags   Past Edits
High quality meals served.
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Jul 15 2015 (20:40)   12779/Goa Express (PT)

The Journey matters more than the Destination~   1013 blog posts   44 correct pred (79% accurate)
Entry# 1541685            Tags   Past Edits
This food tip is based on my second experience with this train from Kulem to Pune. On our first expedition, we carried home made food and hence didn't taste the pantry food.
Biryani:
We ordered Veg Biryani and Egg Biryani from Meals on Wheels vendors.
Myself being a vegetarian had the Veg one while my friends had non-veg ones. The Biryani was one
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of the worst items I have ever had on a train. The rice was half cooked and it was tasteless. Same was the case with Egg Biryani with the same tasteless rice with Egg added. The Veg Biryani and Egg biryani cost Rs. 80 and Rs. 90 respectively.
Some other food items like Veg Pulav, Chow Mein and Veg Lunch are available from the same vendors but after this horrible experience, I couldn't risk trying.
Tea:
The Dip Tea served by Meals On Wheels is good and ask for a biscuit packet(Digestive Marie) if they don't serve it.
Ice Cream:
The Ice-Cream they sell is from a company called Anmul, the exact duplicate of Amul.
What to have?
Bhel: The train reaches Londa Jn by 6.40pm where you get yummy Bhel. The Bhel costs Rs.20 per plate and is totally worth it. I myself had two plates of it.
Chapati Bhaaji: The train reaches Belgavi by 7.45 pm where you get really tasty Chapati- Bhaji. The cost is Rs 30 per plate in which you get 3 Chapati's and a plate of bhaaji. We ordered one plate to taste and it was yummy. Before we could order more, the train departed from the station and to our dismay, we were forced to have the Biryani from Meals on Wheels. The train halts at Belgavi for a mere 5 mins, hence try to make it quick.
Final Tip: Carry your own food if you can and never order from Meals on Wheels on this train.
Pic: Yeah, that's veg biryani!!!

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Jul 15 2015 (22:05)
akku~   854 blog posts   633 correct pred (82% accurate)
Re# 1541685-1            Tags   Past Edits
anmul ice cream lolzzzzz
there are many places in railways,where local venders provide better food than onboard.
some routes are-
bbs - jsg route
kota-bina route
bina-kte
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route
most routes in tamil nadu/kerela border{local venders offer biryani/pulav,awsome taste for rupees 30-40}
jaipur-adi route
never travelled on konkan rail route,but your tip was useful.

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Jun 23 2016 (13:13)
deepakmurthy   17 blog posts
Re# 1541685-2            Tags   Past Edits
Meals on Wheels is once of the worst food vendor on almost all the routes. IRCTC is the best.
I think railways should ban meals on wheels.
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Nov 10 2016 (06:23)   12780/Goa Express (PT)

jaideepganguly~   471 blog posts   386 correct pred (64% accurate)
Entry# 2054453            Tags   Past Edits
Train stops both @ BPL & HBJ. Admins please make the change

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Nov 10 2016 (06:31)
12952 नई दिल्ली मुंबई राजधानी back to IRI~   6507 blog posts   343 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2054453-1            Tags   Past Edits
No it doesn't stop at BPL .
See link click here

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Nov 10 2016 (08:11)
jaideepganguly~   471 blog posts   386 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 2054453-2            Tags   Past Edits
Sir With all due respect, to ur knowledge, it had a stop at PF # 3, Arr: 2.09 Dep: 2.14 & @ HBJ it was only 1 min stopping

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Nov 10 2016 (10:53)
12952 नई दिल्ली मुंबई राजधानी back to IRI~   6507 blog posts   343 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2054453-3            Tags   Past Edits
Official site par stoppage show nhi kar rha isiliye nhi diya h yaha par.

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Nov 10 2016 (10:54)
12952 नई दिल्ली मुंबई राजधानी back to IRI~   6507 blog posts   343 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2054453-4            Tags   Past Edits
Aap ki bat sahi hogi magar ye sote kewal indianrail.gov.in ko follow karti h.

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Nov 10 2016 (11:07)
jaideepganguly~   471 blog posts   386 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 2054453-5            Tags   Past Edits
Sir, pichle 3 din se, 12780 has stoppages on both BPL & HBJ. 12779 only halts @ BPL

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Nov 10 2016 (11:10)
12952 नई दिल्ली मुंबई राजधानी back to IRI~   6507 blog posts   343 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2054453-6            Tags   Past Edits
Bhai isme me kuchh nhi kar sakta .aap kisi TL monitor ya fir admin se bat karo with proof . Wo hi kuchh kar sakte ho.

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Nov 10 2016 (11:13)
12952 नई दिल्ली मुंबई राजधानी back to IRI~   6507 blog posts   343 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 2054453-7            Tags   Past Edits
Kisi reson se ruk gai hogi . Iske halt BPL se delete kar diya gaya h .Reservation bhi nhi ho raha .aap check kar sakte ho.
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Oct 23 2016 (17:55)   12780/Goa Express (PT)

Mohd Arif*^~   15023 blog posts   1491 correct pred (80% accurate)
Entry# 2033677            Tags   Past Edits
Egg Biryani at 100rs and veg thali for 130rs
egg Biryani was not good , Rice was uncooked nd cold , thali was ok , if u wanna order pantry food in this train then don't try biryani ,

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Oct 26 2016 (13:04)
Lucknow Metro~   2360 blog posts   9 correct pred (47% accurate)
Re# 2033677-1            Tags   Past Edits
Huh the same egg biryani is sold at 70 in most cases.
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Oct 23 2016 (17:49)   12780/Goa Express (PT)

Mohd Arif*^~   15023 blog posts   1491 correct pred (80% accurate)
Entry# 2033671            Tags   Past Edits
morning breakfast by Pantry ,
10rs for tea & biscuit and 50rs for bread Omelet.
,,,
,Bread-Cutlet, Idli-Vada and Upma-Vada was also available
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