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12102/Jnaneswari Super Deluxe Express (PT)
জ্ঞানেশ্বরী সুপর ডিলাক্স এক্সপ্রেস     ज्ञानेश्वरी सुपर डीलक्स एक्सप्रेस

HWH/Howrah Junction --> LTT/Lokmanya Tilak Terminus

Updated: Sep 30 2016 (10:13) by system
Sep 30 2016 (10:13)

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Dec 12 2016 (20:44)   12101/Jnaneswari Super Deluxe Express (PT)

Hrishik Mukherjee~   85 blog posts   1 correct pred (50% accurate)
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Words cannot describe the excellent service this train provides to its travellers.
Food - Pretty tasty food, packed in an hygienic manner (as per IR standards). But above all the food provided is wholesome. Non Veg Lunch in AC 2 Tier included the following :
Chicken Curry (Tasty gravy and 2 big pieces of chicken), Aloo Curry, Dal (Again, found it pretty nice) Rice, Paranthas, Pickle and Curd.
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Bread butter and both cutlets and omelettes for breakfast and they were of good quality as well.
Train Run - Experienced an awesome run from Howrah to Durg. The train arrived almost each station 2-3 minutes early, thanks to decent controlling.
Coach - My coach was A1 which was a 2004 made, freshly POHed coach with one charging point in the coop and one for the side
Cleanliness - Very clean indeed ! Maintenance was superb
My rating : 4.5/5
The name Super Deluxe suits it very well indeed !!
Getting reservations in AC Classes is easier for 12101/12102/12151/12152 due to 9 AC Coaches !!

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Dec 13 2016 (00:03)
suraj prakash   6489 blog posts   6504 correct pred (74% accurate)
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Same have felt in SL class also.
Very very Safe and No Disturbances at all. Very Rarely saw any Unreserved traveller.
I don't know about others but i really loved the Hot big Samosas of this Pantry.

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Dec 13 2016 (13:52)
Hrishik Mukherjee~   85 blog posts   1 correct pred (50% accurate)
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Due to less no of halts, this is the best train to travel in SL from Mumbai to Howrah and back. No unruly passengers indeed !!

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Dec 13 2016 (16:41)
Saurabh®~   1370 blog posts   36 correct pred (67% accurate)
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Still average speed should be much more as Mumbai mail with three times more stoppages is very close with miniscule difference.

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Dec 13 2016 (17:09)
Hrishik Mukherjee~   85 blog posts   1 correct pred (50% accurate)
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Thanks mate !

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Dec 13 2016 (17:12)
Hrishik Mukherjee~   85 blog posts   1 correct pred (50% accurate)
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You can call that 'Slack'.. I agree the averages can be boosted to 66-67 km/h easily. Still it is a wonderful train to travel in. Wont disappoint you !

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Dec 13 2016 (18:22)
Saurabh®~   1370 blog posts   36 correct pred (67% accurate)
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I have already signalled green

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Dec 13 2016 (19:20)
Hrishik Mukherjee~   85 blog posts   1 correct pred (50% accurate)
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Thanks mate !

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Jan 09 2017 (18:20)
Saurabh®~   1370 blog posts   36 correct pred (67% accurate)
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Yesterday travelled between ngp - bsp. 3A coach was up to the mark in cleanliness. . bed sheets were clean. Toilet was clean had odonil in it. Toilet fan was working fine and train was punctual as usual. Reached bsp bang on 16:15

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Feb 05 2017 (22:14)
Hrishik Mukherjee~   85 blog posts   1 correct pred (50% accurate)
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That is the case generally :D
I travelled in a recently POHed 1995 made 2A coach and it was almost spotless
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Oct 09 2015 (14:07)   12102/Jnaneswari Super Deluxe Express (PT)

SER Boss Coromandel Exp   467 blog posts   514 correct pred (67% accurate)
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Lunch served in Jnaneshwari Express :)
Food Quality was really good :)

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May 27 2016 (18:26)
Nilesh Nandanwar   2 blog posts
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@ Whats price??

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May 28 2016 (12:27)
SER Boss Coromandel Exp   467 blog posts   514 correct pred (67% accurate)
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I have forgotten em :P

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Jun 03 2016 (22:41)
Kushal~   156 blog posts
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Beg 120
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Dec 05 2016 (19:33)   12101/Jnaneswari Super Deluxe Express (PT)

jackrobin1313   7 blog posts   2 correct pred (100% accurate)
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Jananeshwari Super Deluxe Train but their is no charging point in sleeper...its rubbish

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Dec 05 2016 (19:34)
Dipanjan Das~   1433 blog posts   64 correct pred (67% accurate)
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Do You Get Charging Points In Sleeper Class In Other Trains ?

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Dec 05 2016 (19:35)
jackrobin1313   7 blog posts   2 correct pred (100% accurate)
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Yeah in many train I got charging point in sleeper...its super deluxe train...it must have charging point in sleeper

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Dec 06 2016 (23:41)
Bengal Nagpur Railway™~   2331 blog posts   133 correct pred (72% accurate)
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It might be an odd old coach (pre 2007 era), but these days railways fix charging sockets to old coaches too.
Attached are the pics of Jnaneshwari Deluxe & Samarsata SF Express's Sleeper coaches with charging sockets!
Pic 01 : Coach made in year 2013
Pic 02 : Coach made in year 2011
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03 : Coach made in year 1997
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Nov 10 2016 (19:53)   12101/Jnaneswari Super Deluxe Express (PT)

suraj prakash   6489 blog posts   6504 correct pred (74% accurate)
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Charging sockets were present in Some SL coaches (In my journey, S3-S4-S5-S6-S7-S8 coaches) had Charging sockets near every seat. Rest all SL coaches had two charging sockets each near the Door.
But do keep in mind, the charging sockets near the seats were of 500mA rating. So do check out before using your Mobile charger.
Many people were suffering problem due to Higher Ampere Rating of their Mobile Chargers. And using laptop charger in these sockets is not possible.
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Nov 10 2016 (19:49)   12101/Jnaneswari Super Deluxe Express (PT)

suraj prakash   6489 blog posts   6504 correct pred (74% accurate)
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One of the good Pantry car present.
Catering is done by Meals On Wheels.
Food is tasty (I felt the Cooks were South Indian as the Dal and Sabji were giving me the South Indian Masala taste).
One problem is faced was Availability of Ala-Carte Meal i.e Rs. 55 price Veg meal.
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pantry staff were very reluctant to provide this Food.
Rest all were fine.
PS: Don't forget to try the Hot Samosa at breakfast time with tea.
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Nov 10 2016 (19:46)   12101/Jnaneswari Super Deluxe Express (PT)

suraj prakash   6489 blog posts   6504 correct pred (74% accurate)
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One of the best maintained trains on this route. I would say the BEST train in terms of cleanliness.
OBHS does a brilliant job. While departing at night from LTT, it starts with a neat and clean rake.
Next day morning itself OBHS starts doing its job and tries their best to keep the coaches clean.
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ask for any "Bakhshish" in end. You can personally ask them for individual cleanliness problem or pest problem.
They will help.
Personally experienced while traveling in SL class from LTT to HWH.
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Jul 14 2016 (19:53)   12101/Jnaneswari Super Deluxe Express (PT)

affanraza04   71 blog posts
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To go to Mumbai...always prefer this train...but now Railway has to change it's coaches into LHB..as well as Has RSA with Samarsatha express..CR should promote this with Wap 7 loco permanently.
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Oct 09 2015 (01:08)   12102/Jnaneswari Super Deluxe Express (PT)

SER Boss Coromandel Exp   467 blog posts   514 correct pred (67% accurate)
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I am one of those persons, who generally avoid having Pantry Car made foods to maximum extent.....
Having said that, Kudos to Central Railway and their wonderful base kitchen, I borrowed this Noodles from my sister and seriously loved the taste.
:)
It is wonderful move by CR and the Pantry Car of this train does have wonderful food :)
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Feb 08 2014 (21:25)   12101/Jnaneswari Super Deluxe Express (PT)

DJ™^~   15432 blog posts   185349 correct pred (76% accurate)
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Here is rate list of food:-
Veg Biryani-Rs.50
Egg Biryani-Rs.60 (2 eggs with curry)
Chicken Biryani-Rs.70
Veg meal-Rs.70
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meal-Rs.80
Chicken meal-Rs.90-100
Veg cutlet with bread butter-Rs.30
Omlet with bread butter-Rs-35
Veg Chowmein-Rs.35

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Feb 15 2014 (11:17)
Kishor*^~   4562 blog posts   123 correct pred (62% accurate)
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Though menu is mouth watering for foodies, the quality comment about food quality is missing.
How can this be rated as useful ?

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Feb 15 2014 (12:33)
DJ™^~   15432 blog posts   185349 correct pred (76% accurate)
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The best quality & tasty food with excellent service in this CSTM-HWH route
Unmatch quality respect to other trains in this route

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Feb 15 2014 (14:15)
Kishor*^~   4562 blog posts   123 correct pred (62% accurate)
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It it is so, it is Useful Tip :)

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Feb 17 2014 (17:50)
22109 Undisputed King of SF   2549 blog posts   240 correct pred (76% accurate)
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Jnaneswari has one of Best pantry services.

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Jul 15 2014 (14:24)
amitdey73   50 blog posts   347 correct pred (67% accurate)
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This time rates are high
Veg Biryani-Rs.60
Egg Biryani-Rs.70 (2 eggs with curry)
Chicken Biryani-Rs.80
Veg meal-Rs.100
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meal-Rs.95
Chicken meal-Rs.110
Veg cutlet with bread butter-Rs.35
Omlet with bread butter-Rs-35
Veg Chowmein-Rs.40

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Jan 27 2015 (21:30)
Deependra Singh~   1406 blog posts   2809 correct pred (66% accurate)
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Entry# 1353165

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May 28 2015 (01:16)
Ardent Rail Fan   20 blog posts
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It is better than trains on this route, incl Duronto. Of course, food quality is based on personal opinion

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May 28 2015 (01:16)
Ardent Rail Fan   20 blog posts
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I agree to that !!!

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May 28 2015 (01:17)
Ardent Rail Fan   20 blog posts
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Absolutely!!

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Nov 16 2015 (14:11)
Ardent Rail Fan   20 blog posts
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Absolutely. I travel at least thrice a year to Kolkata from Mumbai on this train. I cannot remember anytime, when the food was bad. All along it was quite good and filling, with good service. You can even get extras, like extra rice. If you tell the waiters, they will remember it and serve it to you. of course you will have to pay for that, followed by a healthy tip to your server, at end of journey.
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Jan 07 2016 (11:52)   12101/Jnaneswari Super Deluxe Express (PT)

Aryan Sarkar   6 blog posts
Entry# 1703724            Tags   Past Edits
Well,after 12261,this is the best train to travel to howrah.Through the arrival at howrah station is odd(i.e at 3.35 am) still it is a better train than Geetanjali and cst-hwh mail(via nagpur).This train is very well maintained by C.R.Jnaneswari,being a super deluxe train,has a top most priority in the entire route.No one dares to overtake this train.Through the coaches are old (some sleeper/ac coaches are of 1995-made),Still one can travel in comfortable mode.I don't know about the cleanliness of sleeper coaches,but the cleanliness of Ac coaches is up-to-date.Even Ac attendants and food staffs behaviour are very good,through not as good as 12261,still it is better.Dinner/Lunch/snacks of these train is extremely awesome.One must try 'Noodles' of this train.
About the punctuality:-As i said,this
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train get high priority throughout the journey.So,it reaches its destination before or on time.I have travelled in these train 8 to 10 times and it reached howrah exact 3.30 an
Recently,In may 2015, have travelled in these train and it reached howrah one hour before time.So,u can understand how much the popular train is.
For railfanning,passengers/Staffs might interrupt you
'One of the best maintained trains of india' is what i will say'
:-) :-) :-)

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Jan 07 2016 (13:12)
Gopal*^~   13744 blog posts   54641 correct pred (80% accurate)
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Aryan,you can also rate the train for Puncuality,Cleanliness,Food etc on train page.That would be most helpful for travellers.
Thanks
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