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12869/Mumbai CST - Howrah Weekly SF Express
মুম্বাই ছত্রপতি শিবাজী টার্মিনাস - হাওড়া সাপ্তাহিক এক্সপ্রেস     मुंबई छत्रपति शिवाजी टर्मिनस - हावड़ा साप्ताहिक सुपरफास्ट एक्सप्रेस

CSTM/Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus --> HWH/Howrah Junction

Updated: Feb 19 2017 (14:53) by IR no more Safe^~
Feb 19 2017 (14:53)

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Mar 05 2017 (21:12)   12869/Mumbai CST - Howrah Weekly SF Express

manasbose   9 blog posts
Entry# 2187249            Tags   Past Edits
Always Arrive Late At Akola Jn More Than 35 Mins.
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Jan 21 2015 (16:15)   12870/Howrah - Mumbai CST Weekly SF Express

SER Antyodaya Era^~   6591 blog posts   7884 correct pred (74% accurate)
Entry# 1346980            Tags   Past Edits
you can trust this train's punctuality for arriving mumbai. Even if its late at nasik road,it reaches igatpuri on time,and so at kalyan,dadar and cstm, as it has good amount of slack in between NK and IGP.
Awesome aggresive speed throughout the journey. Fully enjoyed it.

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Apr 27 2016 (21:24)
Bengal Nagpur Railway™~   2459 blog posts   154 correct pred (72% accurate)
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The reason is it has terrible amount of slack, Kamayani Express overtakes it at Igatpuri.
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Jan 20 2016 (01:24)   12870/Howrah - Mumbai CST Weekly SF Express

Bengal Nagpur Railway™~   2459 blog posts   154 correct pred (72% accurate)
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Catering rate list :
Rice & fish curry thali [Rice, dal, seasonal vegetable dish, rohu/catla fish curry] -> Rs.130 (Curd and packaged drinking water was missing)
Chicken thali -> Rs.130
Egg thali -> Rs.110
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thali -> Rs.100
Tea -> Rs.10 (Excluding biscuit pack)
Breakfast (Bread omelette/cutlet) -> Rs.40
Chow mein -> Rs.40
Veg Biryani -> Rs.60
Egg Biryani -> Rs.80
Chicken Biryani -> Rs.90
Aloo pakora/Samosa/Egg pakora [Egg chop] (2 pcs) -> Rs.20 (Samosas are crap, opt for egg/aloo pakora)
Packaged drinking water (1 Ltr bottle) -> Rs.15
Attached is the pic of Dinner served at Chakradharpur (Fish thali)...

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Jan 20 2016 (11:26)
IR no more Safe^~   20898 blog posts   96107 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 1715819-1            Tags   Past Edits
no Chicken Meal in this ?

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Jan 20 2016 (11:30)
Bengal Nagpur Railway™~   2459 blog posts   154 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1715819-2            Tags   Past Edits
Sorry missed it!
Chicken meal was as same as fish meal...

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Jan 25 2016 (11:38)
Jit~   203 blog posts   124 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 1715819-3            Tags   Past Edits
Breakfast (Bread omelette) is Rs 50/- I guess. That's what I was charged in Samarsata and HWH-CSTM Mail in January.

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Jan 25 2016 (14:01)
Bengal Nagpur Railway™~   2459 blog posts   154 correct pred (72% accurate)
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Then it's cheaper in this train!
In last year June it was Rs.40 in Jnaneshwari Deluxe too might be they've increased recently. My DOJ in this train was : 15/01/16

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Jan 25 2016 (17:48)
Bengal Nagpur Railway™~   2459 blog posts   154 correct pred (72% accurate)
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I recently traveled on 15/01/16 in 12870 but found this as catering charges!
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Jan 20 2016 (01:21)   12870/Howrah - Mumbai CST Weekly SF Express

Bengal Nagpur Railway™~   2459 blog posts   154 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 1715818            Tags   Past Edits
This train has OBHS (On Board Housekeeping Staff) facility.
Cleaning done in morning and evening by janitors whom are based by Santragachi coaching depot, S.E.Rly
They don't ask for tips!
Water is available & refilled at Tatanagar or Rourkela, next day at Bilaspur, Nagpur and Bhusaval.
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Jan 21 2016 (18:38)
srinivasvasanthi~   3789 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
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Good
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Rail Fanning
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Aug 08 2015 (19:08)   12870/Howrah - Mumbai CST Weekly SF Express

Shivam~   3826 blog posts   1137 correct pred (87% accurate)
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Lots of crossings and high speed action in Nagpur Bhusawal section.
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Aug 08 2015 (19:06)   12870/Howrah - Mumbai CST Weekly SF Express

Shivam~   3826 blog posts   1137 correct pred (87% accurate)
Entry# 1560628            Tags   Past Edits
Cleaned at Nagpur, floor and toilets. Interiors are average but exteriors look soiled.
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Aug 08 2015 (19:05)   12870/Howrah - Mumbai CST Weekly SF Express

Shivam~   3826 blog posts   1137 correct pred (87% accurate)
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Good speed but doesn't cover up delay much. Can be used if getting seat is tough in Gitanjali
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Apr 07 2015 (07:07)   12869/Mumbai CST - Howrah Weekly SF Express

Subhash Ghosh   1 blog posts
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Wonderful journey.excellent food
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Apr 13 2014 (16:20)   12869/Mumbai CST - Howrah Weekly SF Express

Bengal Nagpur Railway™~   2459 blog posts   154 correct pred (72% accurate)
Entry# 1056257            Tags   Past Edits
Good catering staff, food is moderately priced & quality too is acceptable. (1st day afternoon food is loaded from Igatpuri, 1st night food is loaded from Akola.Jn & 2nd day afternoon food is loaded from Rourkela.Jn)
Tea / Coffee - Rs.07
Veg Thali - Rs.70
Non-veg Thali - Rs.90
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Biryani - Rs.50
Chicken Biryani - Rs.70
Samosa (3 pcs) - Rs.20 (Tasteless instead opt for Aloo chop / Aloo pakoda at same price)
Veg Chowmein - Rs.30
Bread butter breakfast - Rs.25

Apr 13 2014 (16:25)
Bengal Nagpur Railway™~   2459 blog posts   154 correct pred (72% accurate)
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After Kharagpur.Jn Aloo chop / Aloo pakoda (3 pcs) are sold at Rs.10
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Sep 28 2014 (01:12)   12869/Mumbai CST - Howrah Weekly SF Express

akv7   1 blog posts
Entry# 1226800            Tags   Past Edits
Last time I went by dis train and it was on time... Really liked the timings and speed
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