For passengers planning to travel from cbe to sbc (especially in CC class): If the status is showing waiting list,then book from tcr and boarding point can be changed online. Tcr falls under gn quota,so higher chances of availability.
The price difference is too much compared to booking from CBE so if available book from CBE if WL from TCR
Of course, but from what I've seen, cbe just has a handful of seats under its quota (PGT even worse), but TCR has plenty of seats, hence the tip. I still feel, paying those extra bucks is better than travelling by bus...
But my PNR(2S) had waitlist about GNWL 110 thought will never confirm.As I was going to get ready to go by bus but got an SMS from IRCTC that my ticket has been confirmed.
Was it from TCR to SBC or CBE to SBC? And yes, with GNWL, such confirmations do happen.
Booked from CBE boarded from Salem
GNWL for booking from Salem? U meant RLWL here?
it was almost 5 years ago that time i guess it was GNWL
Yeah maybe. Was 12678 punctual then? Now-a-days, It rarely comes on-time. Usually arrives SBC with a 30-min delay on an average.
No at SA i guess it had arrived 30mins. late but arrived sbc with 10-15 mins. delay
the coach position is not as displayed here. i also see comments of different orders in the forum. it seems this train doesnt maintain the coach positions !!!!!?????
i have experienced it too, thankfully it happened in SA which has a decent halt duration so was able to manage.
really an excellent train for RF/General travel,as it passes through palghat nd runs MPS most of the time post joining SRR-CBE line till salem,from salem till darmapuri(be on right side) doorplating would be my best suggestion as it climbs over deccan plateau which offers great views :) overall the crowd was decent,nd most of them get in from aluva and get down at CBE,from there second set of crowd joins till SBC
99% of the crowd gets down at BNC there are hardly passengers who will get down at SBC