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12133/Mumbai CST - Mangaluru Junction SF Express
ಮುಂಬೈ ಸಿ ಎಸ್ ಟಿ - ಮಂಗಳೂರು ಜಂಕ್ಷನ್ ಸೂಪರ್ ಫಾಸ್ಟ್ ಎಕ್ಸ್‌ಪ್ರೆಸ್     मुंबई सीएसटी- मंगलुरु (मंगळुरु) जंक्शन एक्सप्रेस

CSTM/Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus --> MAJN/Mangaluru Junction (Mangalore)

Updated: Jan 12 2017 (13:47) by JOSH*^~
Jan 12 2017 (13:47)

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Train Tip
Seating
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Jan 11 2017 (19:54)   12133/Mumbai CST - Mangaluru Junction SF Express

2jayaram   3 blog posts
Entry# 2123850            Tags   Past Edits
In December 2016 and Jan 2017, I had travelled three times in this train with the family. Please note that the train coach position shown in this site for this train is wrong. The Train coach position is reverse order in this site. Kindly arrange to have this rectified immediately.
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Train Tip
Food/Catering
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Nov 10 2013 (19:01)   12133/Mumbai CST - Mangaluru Junction SF Express

Guest: 455cf5a9   show all posts
Entry# 902254            Tags   Past Edits
Take enough snacks/eatables from Madgaon since this train has a 10 minute halt there. After Madgaon, literally nothing edible is available onboard.

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Nov 18 2013 (17:09)
Jallikattu Is My Birth Right*   6739 blog posts   1641 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 902254-1            Tags   Past Edits
Last time(July 2013) when I traveled on this between MAO and Udupi lot of food was available. Goli Bhajji,Goa Bun,Upma,Samosa etc. Guess it has changed now.

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Nov 18 2013 (18:27)
Jallikattu Is My Birth Right*   6739 blog posts   1641 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 902254-2            Tags   Past Edits
I bought these 2 items on board 12133. Goli Bhajji and Buns. Travel date Aug 7,2013 between MAO and Udupi.

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Nov 18 2013 (19:27)
Guest: 455cf461   show all posts
Re# 902254-3            Tags   Past Edits
Only Goli Baje and Upma was available when I traveled and even that was sub-standard.

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Jan 10 2017 (21:52)
Kishor*^~   4627 blog posts   123 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 902254-4            Tags   Past Edits
I have heard aloo bhaji, sukhi bhaji ... but this 'goli bhaji' ... seems unique and new to me...
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Train Tip
Ticket Booking/WL
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Feb 19 2015 (13:56)   12133/Mumbai CST - Mangaluru Junction SF Express

Miss you ಚಾಲುಕ್ಯ~   351 blog posts   52 correct pred (69% accurate)
Entry# 1373860            Tags   Past Edits
If travelling from Mumbai to Kumta/Bhatkal/kundapura, better to book till udupi as it is GNWL and getting confirmed seats is almost easily possible and in case with the return , then book from Surathkal and mention your respective boarding station
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Ticket Booking/WL
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Feb 15 2014 (21:56)   12134/Mangaluru Junction - Mumbai CST SF Express

Guest: 455cf31b   show all posts
Entry# 996982            Tags   Past Edits
If you have to travel unreserved in this train, the farthest station you can board from and get a comfortable seat is Surathkal. After Udupi, there is no chance of getting a seat in the General Compartments.This is only during the lean season and on weekdays. During the peak season, the train gets jampacked at Mangalore Junction itself. Avoid travelling unreserved at all costs. The journey will be horrible. Try to somehow get at least a RAC ticket in any of the reserved classes.
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Ticket Booking/WL
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Dec 01 2013 (21:21)   12134/Mangaluru Junction - Mumbai CST SF Express

छोटा आदमी~   7146 blog posts   100333 correct pred (90% accurate)
Entry# 922593            Tags   Past Edits
if you tavelling in this train from Udupi/UD to Mumbai CST/CSTM then dont book from UD to CSTM else you will get reservation in Pooled Quota/PQ. Book from Surathkal/SL, it is just 1 station before Udupi/UD. You will get benefit of GN quota.

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Dec 02 2013 (09:47)
manojpune   182 blog posts
Re# 922593-1            Tags   Past Edits
What is the issue with pooled quota as long as you are getting confirmed berth in same class?

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Dec 02 2013 (15:10)
nicks6990   18 blog posts   68 correct pred (54% accurate)
Re# 922593-2            Tags   Past Edits
He means to say if you are getting waiting or RAC then Chances of getting confirmed is more in GNWL than PQWL

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Dec 02 2013 (19:37)
manojpune   182 blog posts
Re# 922593-3            Tags   Past Edits
It has to be explicit, else this is like asking ppl to let go available berths from UD and book from SL.

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Dec 02 2013 (21:00)
छोटा आदमी~   7146 blog posts   100333 correct pred (90% accurate)
Re# 922593-4            Tags   Past Edits
dear manoj ji, there is either WL or CNF tickets in PQ. my suggestion was to switct to GN quota when PQ from UD is running waiting list. Most of the time, Udupi/UD shows PQWL#30, while GN from Surathkal/SL is RAC#20 at same time.

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Dec 03 2013 (21:50)
manojpune   182 blog posts
Re# 922593-5            Tags   Past Edits
"when PQ from UD is running waiting list" was missing in original post. I can understand, but others may not. They may ask - why spend extra money when berths from my station are available. Thanks for clarifying that this is only when PQ is under WL.
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Train Tip
Rail Fanning
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Nov 10 2013 (11:23)   12133/Mumbai CST - Mangaluru Junction SF Express

S V Iyer*^~   13591 blog posts   12348 correct pred (64% accurate)
Entry# 901600            Tags   Past Edits
Want to get the best over night Train Journey and reach Goa in the morning?

Try this one, the best, comfortable & convenient train to travel from Mumbai to Goa....

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must travel in this train to enjoy its high speed rocking action.....

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Jun 15 2015 (13:23)
sanghimangi   573 blog posts   23 correct pred (85% accurate)
Re# 901600-1            Tags   Past Edits
Agreed with great happiness... This is the best ONT between Mao and Mumbai... Speed and Clean even in monsoon. But punctuality it is too bad, but still ok.
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Train Tip
Toilet/Water/Cleanliness
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Feb 15 2014 (22:03)   12134/Mangaluru Junction - Mumbai CST SF Express

Guest: 455cf31b   show all posts
Entry# 996988            Tags   Past Edits
2A and 3A coaches are maintained superbly and have awesome cleanliness standards.
Sleeper coaches have average maintainance and decent cleanliness levels.
But the AC coaches are just top notch.

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Jun 15 2015 (13:21)
sanghimangi   573 blog posts   23 correct pred (85% accurate)
Re# 996988-1            Tags   Past Edits
Even sleeper classes are comparatively good. One who usually travel in AC coaches can still travel in sleeper class in this train. Toilets are also clean.
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Train Tip
Speed/Punctuality
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Feb 15 2014 (22:01)   12134/Mangaluru Junction - Mumbai CST SF Express

Guest: 455cf31b   show all posts
Entry# 996985            Tags   Past Edits
The speed of this train is top notch. Brings even the TVC Rajdhani down to its knees at Bijoor or Senapura.
After Madgaon, goes on an overtaking spree and overtakes 10112 Konkan Kanya and 11004 Rajya Rani Express daily. Also some specials during the peak seasons.
Train is usually punctual these days.
Rarely waits for any crossings.
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must travel if you love high speed runs and overtakes.

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Feb 16 2014 (00:19)
WRIK*^   7490 blog posts   131 correct pred (59% accurate)
Re# 996985-1            Tags   Past Edits
Only could paint it green if you place it under rfing.

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Feb 16 2014 (08:33)
Guest: 455cf2b7   show all posts
Re# 996985-2            Tags   Past Edits
Randomly hitting the " not useful/disagree" button seems to be a chronic activity here.

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Feb 16 2014 (11:32)
WRIK*^   7490 blog posts   131 correct pred (59% accurate)
Re# 996985-3            Tags   Past Edits
Wrong categorization, I think.
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Train Tip
Food/Catering
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Aug 12 2014 (21:01)   12134/Mangaluru Junction - Mumbai CST SF Express

Guest: 7fdd24c0   show all posts
Entry# 1185842            Tags   Past Edits
Dinner loaded at Kumta.
Delicious Veg, Egg and Chicken Biriyani.
Veg Biriyani: 55/-
Chicken Biriyani: 95/-
Vendors will be selling snacks and beverages from Surathkal.
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this will be available upto Madgaon. Vendors disembark at Kankavali.

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Feb 19 2015 (18:50)
brandonbuffard^~   11184 blog posts   6076 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1185842-1            Tags   Past Edits
too much cost for chicken biryani
they should sell chicken biryani for Rs 75 at least.
rest are manageable.
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