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16339/Mumbai CST - Nagercoil Express
छत्रपती शिवाजी टर्मिनस मुंबई - नागरकोविल एक्सप्रेस/மும்பை சத்ரபதி சிவாஜி முனையம் - நாகர்கோவில் விரைவு வண்டி     मुंबई छत्रपति शिवजी (ट.) - नागरकोविल एक्सप्रेस

CSTM/Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus --> NCJ/Nagercoil Junction

Updated: Dec 23 2016 (13:13) by Prayas*^~
Dec 23 2016 (13:13)

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Ticket Booking/WL
Nov 20 2013 (19:28)   17032/Hyderabad-Mumbai CST Express (PT)

manojpune   170 blog posts
Entry# 911990            Tags   Past Edits
Any WL from Pune to Mumbai gets confirmed during charting of source station as many passengers have booking only till Pune. Hence confidently go for any WL, just ensure to book before charting of source station.

Nov 20 2013 (21:08)
moderator*^~   5396 blog posts   20 correct pred (60% accurate)
Re# 911990-1            Tags   Past Edits
Several duplicate Travel Tips have now been removed.
When the same Travel Tip applies to many Trains or Stations, then please use the "Add Tag" feature to add multiple Trains or Stations to that same Travel Tip. The Tip will thereafter automatically appear against all those trains & stations in their respective pages.

Nov 20 2013 (21:38)
manojpune   170 blog posts
Re# 911990-3            Tags   Past Edits
Now that multiple trains have been tagged together, adding another related tip for all these trains. One can buy general ticket from Pune to Mumbai and approach the TTE for a berth. Almost 100% you will get berth.

Nov 20 2013 (23:29)
Guest: 6061bb1b   show all posts
Re# 911990-6            Tags   Past Edits
Adding of tag can be done by original blogger only ?

Nov 21 2013 (00:59)
moderator*^~   5396 blog posts   20 correct pred (60% accurate)
Re# 911990-7            Tags   Past Edits
Yes, that's how it is as of now. We may observe and modify/enhance this aspect as per need.

Nov 21 2013 (10:47)
Guest: 461a1143   show all posts
Re# 911990-10            Tags   Past Edits
Even people who can reply should be able to tag, at least for tips.
Or a request should be sent automatically to original blogger.

Dec 11 2013 (17:21)
sanghimangi   571 blog posts   23 correct pred (85% accurate)
Re# 911990-15            Tags   Past Edits
In Konark express (11020), I have found this travel tip correct. There are many people traveling from Bhubaneswar, Visakapatnam, Secundrabad all are getting down at Pune. So between Pune and CSTM there are lot of seats are empty.

Dec 11 2013 (18:13)
Roadside Romeo~   1148 blog posts   795 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 911990-16            Tags   Past Edits
But this is applicable only for 17032,not for 17031. Two times i had been cheated by this train travelling from pune to hyd. Both in sleeper. one time i got pqwl 25 and other time i got pqwl 23. Both times it got stuck near to 15..... Had to take bus to travel.....

Dec 23 2013 (22:24)
manojpune   170 blog posts
Re# 911990-17            Tags   Past Edits
The tip is about how to travel from Mumbai to Pune, not how to travel from Pune to HYD .

Aug 12 2015 (12:59)
Pratik Nitin Bhave~   82 blog posts   1355 correct pred (62% accurate)
Re# 911990-18            Tags   Past Edits
Sir thnaksss for information..
But if I want a ticket from Pune to thane of 3AC soo can I go for any waiting list number??? Or for sleeper only this rule is applicable please tell me

Feb 11 2016 (16:05)
Kishor*^~   4492 blog posts   123 correct pred (62% accurate)
Re# 911990-19            Tags   Past Edits
To avoid multiple / duplicate travel tips of same nature, can IRI devise Dropdown menu for Travel tips ?
If it is done many usuers need not 'read' multiple blogs tool !
Train Tip
Oct 25 2015 (22:29)   16339/Mumbai CST - Nagercoil Express

srinivasvasanthi   3568 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
Entry# 1628585            Tags   Past Edits
Travel comfortably.Charger 2 nos are in working condition but always in use .So both end of the coach further 2 nos of charger points have to be provided in this long distance trains.
Cleanliness good .Especially at Erode Junction cleans well.
This ordinary Expresses have to be converted as S/F and operated via Guntakal to Kalluru by skipping Gooty Jn and Salem to Karur via Namakkal by skipping Erode Junction.This shortest route are saved by the distance of ( 18+38 ) 56 km and Loco reversal time 20 minutes at
So the running time of Mumbai-Nagercoil S/F exp may be saved around 4 to 5 hours and arrived Nagercoil around 10.30 to 11.30 pm instead of the present late night 3.25 am of the next day.
Similarly Nagercoil-Mumbai S/F Expresses arrived Mumbai CST around 16.00 to 17.00 ( 4.00 pm to 5 pm ) in the evening convenient time rather than the present at night 20.50 ( 8.50 pm )
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Rail Fanning
Jun 12 2015 (17:41)   16339/Mumbai CST - Nagercoil Express

srinivasvasanthi   3568 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
Entry# 1509789            Tags   Past Edits
We enter the train with great difficulties.50 to 60 regular commuters disembark and 50 to 60 members enter in S4 compartment on 10.6.2015 at 4.00 pm.Our pnr 8334368451.
The train received in the 6 th platform which has no coach indication boards.No manual coach no from engine also not in the 6 th platform.In between 6 th and 5 th platform we noticed the hundreds of Rodents .We approximately standing in the 7 th coach from engine towards Solapur side and watched Rodents movements after the Deccan exp departure around 3.30 pm to 3.55 pm.
I request that PUNE area admin / enthusiastic members may please be video around 3.40 pm in between 5 th and 6 th platform regarding the Rodent menaces in this site since on that day i forget to bring Smart phones.
The Pune division may allot just 5 minutes to this Mumbai- Nagercoil exp other than 6 th platform. 6 th platform is very unhygienic with bad smell at that time .But heartening to see some scavengers manually working in that area.
Once again humbly requested PUNE DIVISION to allot platform for the Mumbai- Nagercoil exp other than 6 th platform or 5 minutes only..
Train Tip
Mar 03 2015 (10:04)   16339/Mumbai CST - Nagercoil Express

srinivasvasanthi   3568 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
Entry# 1384797            Tags   Past Edits
Yesterday 03.03.2015,i travel from ALIYAR ARIVU THIRUKOVIL ( Pollachi Taluk in Coimbatore district ) to Kovilpatti.Aliyar to Pollachi by bus.
.I take a ticket from Pollachi to Kovilpatti S/F Senior Citizen 279 km ( Rs 75 ) .I catch Pollachi-Palani-Dindugal-Chennai Central Exp at 16.45 evening.Train starts at 16.45.00 promptly and arrive Dindugal at 19.25 .Then i catch 16339 Mumbai-Nagercoil EXP at 20.00 and arrive Madurai at 21.00.Madurai dep 21.45,arrive Thirupparankundram 21.55 stopped for 45 minutes for crossing but no commercial stoppages ,Then arrive Thirumangalam 22.55 ,stopped for 20 minutes which has also no commercial stoppages Municipality.Finally arrive Kovilpatti at 01.10 am ( scheduled arrival time of Kovilpatti 23.05 ) of the next day .The journey time from Madurai to
Kovilpatti of distance 91 km is 4 hours 10 minute at an average speed of 21.8 km per hour.
I noticed that All the southern district people in this train are panic in reaching their home in this odd hour after Madurai.
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Ticket Booking/WL
Dec 22 2013 (20:18)   16339/Mumbai CST - Nagercoil Express

manojpune   170 blog posts
Entry# 942795            Tags   Past Edits
While booking from Mumbai to Pune, if you get PQWL, go ahead and book. Even high PQWL gets confirmed at charting. But do not attempt taking a general ticket and entering train to find a vacant berth. Finding TTE itself is a challenge.
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Aug 21 2014 (22:30)   16340/Nagercoil - Mumbai CST Express

srinivasvasanthi   3568 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
Entry# 1193898            Tags   Past Edits
Cleanliness very best since on board cleaning in SR;SWR and SCR.The train arrived around 4.00 am at Gooty junction.At this junction I observed the display of train direction movement.GOOTY marked in centre place in elliptically shaped enclosure in yellow colour rectangle.MUMBAI marked with direction in red colour.opposite direction CHENNAI within the arrow shows the train moved towards CHENNAI .Also a small arrows shows the direction of the train movement towards SECONDRABAD and BANGALORE .Very fine display of the directional movement of trains towards the major stations.This systems may be followed in all the stations and junctions as in SCR GOOTY junction.Train runs right time and the journey very pleasant.

Aug 22 2014 (12:59)
Sgs*^~   6002 blog posts   9739 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 1193898-1            Tags   Past Edits
ED, its having water Filling & Toilet Cleaned

Aug 22 2014 (14:34)
srinivasvasanthi   3568 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
Re# 1193898-2            Tags   Past Edits
Yes sir .cleaned perfectly.
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