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11013/Mumbai LTT - Coimbatore (Kurla) Express (PT)
मुंबई लोकमान्य टिळक टर्मिनस - कोयंबटूर (कुर्ला) एक्सप्रेस     मुंबई लोकमान्य तिलक टर्मिनस - कोयम्बत्तूर (कुर्ला) एक्सप्रेस

LTT/Lokmanya Tilak Terminus --> CBE/Coimbatore Main Junction

Updated: Apr 23 2017 (07:18) by RF Shanku^~
Apr 23 2017 (07:18)

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Apr 30 2017 (21:05)   11014/Coimbatore - Mumbai LTT (Kurla) Express (PT)

Prometh Suresh~   262 blog posts   339 correct pred (60% accurate)
Entry# 2257406            Tags   Past Edits
Always prefer this train over Udyan express for travelling to Mumbai from Bengaluru and vice versa because of the following reasons
1) Food - Pantry Car is available on this train so no problem for food even though pantry car is purely vegetarian it is certainly better than the food the hawkers/unofficial vendors that serve inedible food on the Udyan express.Even no problem for drinking water on this train
2)Cleanliness - OBHS is available on board.Cleaning is top class in AC compartments.But average in SL compartments but definitely better than Udyan Express.
- Coaches are pretty new on this train where as in Udyan it is of 1990's make and all the cusion have come out in 2A coaches of Udyan express.
4)Ticket Availability - GN tickets are easily available in this train but Bengaluru to Mumbai falls under PQ which is very difficult to clear.So for GN quota tickets book tickets from Salem and chose boarding point as Bengaluru City/Bengaluru Cantt. and book to any station in Mumbai.
5) Charging points - Charging points available in each bay.
6)Punctuality- The only problem of this train is punctuality this train is puntual in reaching Coimbatore but however in reaching Bengaluru it acn be almost 2.5 to almost 9hrs late.It is a very rare case this train arriving Bengaluru on time.
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Apr 05 2016 (19:51)   11014/Coimbatore - Mumbai LTT (Kurla) Express (PT)

Kishor*^~   4648 blog posts   123 correct pred (63% accurate)
Entry# 1791425            Tags   Past Edits
Info on Pantry / Catering says :
Yes for Pantry car
Yes for On board catering
Yes for e-Catering.
If we seek stations served by Travelkhana.com , it is observed that many station have
'Closed' the service. click here Looking at this one is left with only "Hawkers' of on board or pantry car ...

Apr 06 2016 (22:04)
Soumitra Chawathe*^~   30226 blog posts   98197 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1791425-1            Tags   Past Edits
Sir, Please check here: click here

Apr 07 2016 (07:54)
Kishor*^~   4648 blog posts   123 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 1791425-2            Tags   Past Edits
Thank You Soumitra ji ,
I think if the link can be updated in "TT : info " users will have easiness to get right info and quick service. #Moderator is reuqested whether he can explore the possibility of creating automatic link where 'e.catering' is available.

Apr 19 2016 (17:43)
Vignesh Kumar   2 blog posts   3 correct pred (100% accurate)
Re# 1791425-3            Tags   Past Edits
Sir I got rac 11 in this train journey date 09/05 .. if it remain unchanged till the date journy can I board into the train or not

Apr 19 2016 (21:27)
rdb*^   31254 blog posts   373624 correct pred (80% accurate)
Re# 1791425-4            Tags   Past Edits
shd confirm,,dont worry

Apr 20 2016 (06:26)
Kishor*^~   4648 blog posts   123 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 1791425-5            Tags   Past Edits
RAC means you are allowed to enter occupy the berth and share with other one. and your allotted berth will be in the multiple of 8 if it is SL class. RAC is advanced than WL ... it has better chances of confirmation,
Reservation against cancellation RAC ... go ahead and prepare for journey ..
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Mar 30 2016 (02:23)   11014/Coimbatore - Mumbai LTT (Kurla) Express (PT)

balan   28 blog posts
Entry# 1784220            Tags   Past Edits
While travelling in AC 1st class of this train, as an Elderly passenger, I was pleasantly surprised to see a "Full Staircase" leading to the Upper Berth. I am not sure if this is offered in all trains, but I am seeing this for the first time. A welcome improvement.

May 17 2016 (21:53)
vimal19tommy   9 blog posts
Re# 1784220-1            Tags   Past Edits
i also found it in 12567 Bangalore Mail

May 17 2016 (21:58)
siddharthanand82^~   9557 blog posts   440 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 1784220-2            Tags   Past Edits
12567 is Saharsa - Patna RajyaRani for your information

Nov 17 2016 (20:09)
Sushrutha HS   10 blog posts   715 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 1784220-3            Tags   Past Edits
change it to 12657

Nov 18 2016 (20:06)
ಜೈ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಮಾತೇ~   3963 blog posts   538 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 1784220-4            Tags   Past Edits
Even in MYS-UBL Hampi express this facility is availed.
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Jun 24 2015 (21:26)   11013/Mumbai LTT - Coimbatore (Kurla) Express (PT)

trainlover   22 blog posts   120 correct pred (76% accurate)
Entry# 1523080            Tags   Past Edits
Train will always reach 1hour late in bangalore..Cleaning top class.
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Nov 12 2013 (12:47)   11013/Mumbai LTT - Coimbatore (Kurla) Express (PT)

sanghimangi   573 blog posts   25 correct pred (87% accurate)
Entry# 903990            Tags   Past Edits
The cleaning of this train is ultimate. They have completely overhauled the cleanliness over the last one year. On-board house keeping facility is available on this train. Toilets are frequently cleaned by on-board staff in addition to the contract cleaning at Solapur station. Soaps, hand wash is available at toilets. Floors inside the coach also cleaned at time to time. Perfumes are sprayed at regular intervals. To be short, inside compartments will make you feel at genuine 3-star hotel. 2AC coaches are older look than 3AC coaches. Hence prefer 3AC over 2AC while booking.

Nov 13 2013 (15:08)
plaurent   9 blog posts   2 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 903990-1            Tags   Past Edits
Are the Sleeper Class Coaches also kept like this. An 'yes' reply would be superb!

Nov 13 2013 (15:13)
Soumitra Chawathe*^~   30226 blog posts   98197 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 903990-2            Tags   Past Edits
Unfortunately No. Average cleanliness.

Nov 13 2013 (18:00)
sanghimangi   573 blog posts   25 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 903990-3            Tags   Past Edits
I'm very sorry, I did not travel in SL coaches in last one year and did not even visited there to know more about it. However, with my old experience (over five years), it was average. Further, the return train 11014 cleanliness condition is very very worst because of very less buffer time given at CBE.

Nov 14 2013 (05:34)
plaurent   9 blog posts   2 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 903990-4            Tags   Past Edits
Thank God! At least the AC Coaches are well maintained. Let's pray SL too get this cleanliness.

Nov 14 2013 (19:56)
bkbalaji76   3 blog posts
Re# 903990-5            Tags   Past Edits
last month itravelled in this train in 3ac very good experiance and i noted most of sl coaches are new 2013 model and maintainance is not bad comparing to jayanthi janatha and food also good in this train

Nov 28 2013 (21:47)
Rail Fanning~   2641 blog posts
Re# 903990-6            Tags   Past Edits
Had travelled in this train almost a year back from cbe till pune. The train arrived late from ltt and after just a 2 hr wait in the pf departed late from cbe. The 2 hrs were used to clean the coaches. Cleaning was very ordinary. Cant blame them. The buffer time at cbe is extremely less.
There was no onboard housekeeping in the train during that time for sleeper

Nov 28 2013 (23:18)
sanghimangi   573 blog posts   25 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 903990-7            Tags   Past Edits
Agreed... In return 11014 train, the cleaning is very ordinary because of less buffer time. I am also not sure about on board housekeeping for SL coach even now also. But, if the railways can change the TT of this train by providing an additional rake, it will be beneficial for passengers, which is more unlikely though.

Nov 29 2013 (15:50)
Rail Fanning~   2641 blog posts
Re# 903990-8            Tags   Past Edits
Earlier when the departure from cbe was at 5 am, there was a buffer rake because the train that arrived at cbe at 7am only left next day at 5am so almost 20 hrs buffer time for maintenance,cleanliness also. After departure changed to 8am from cbe, the rake that arrives in the morning from ltt leaves again within 2 hours. Also its a logistical nightmare for the ac coach staff since they have to carry lots of extra bedrolls etc from ltt itself since nothing is loaded from cbe

Nov 29 2013 (16:13)
Kartheeswaran   469 blog posts   1416 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 903990-9            Tags   Past Edits
If you are traveling in SL class... It will be terrible... no cleanness at all & very old coaches and toilets are remain uncleaned & smelly like any thing... The timing also avg delay of 1.5 to 2 hrs....

Feb 24 2016 (17:47)
Vijay Baradwaj   2453 blog posts   1468 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 903990-10            Tags   Past Edits
I accept it from my own experience.I travelled in 3A
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Apr 11 2015 (15:19)   11013/Mumbai LTT - Coimbatore (Kurla) Express (PT)

Miss you ಚಾಲುಕ್ಯ~   356 blog posts   52 correct pred (69% accurate)
Entry# 1425419            Tags   Past Edits
If you are travelling from ltt to bangalore and the waiting lists are high...then book till hosur as it falls under general waitlist so tickets get easily confirmed

Oct 06 2015 (22:10)
sanghimangi   573 blog posts   25 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 1425419-1            Tags   Past Edits
now they moved the quota to Salem... So booking upto Hosur will not work now..

Feb 20 2016 (21:54)
LHB for TN Express~   1007 blog posts   181 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1425419-2            Tags   Past Edits
The Quota has been moved only for 11014, 11013 is still under General Quota for LTT HSRA and PQWL for LTT SBC.
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Nov 12 2013 (12:42)   11013/Mumbai LTT - Coimbatore (Kurla) Express (PT)

sanghimangi   573 blog posts   25 correct pred (87% accurate)
Entry# 903983            Tags   Past Edits
Only vegetarian food is available in the pantry of this train. But quality of food is much much better and comparable with mid-range hotels. All the timings (starting from Dinner on Day 1) one will get food on this train. Never need to worry about packing food if you travel in this train.

Nov 12 2013 (17:47)
Shubham*^~   1126 blog posts   419 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 903983-1            Tags   Past Edits
They never give spoons in food packet.
Observed it thrice :(

Nov 12 2013 (22:39)
sanghimangi   573 blog posts   25 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 903983-2            Tags   Past Edits
You're right... However in fried rice packet they provide spoons, that is for sure. Further, in south india, people do not use spoons most of the times. Even in hotels, one need to ask for spoons, if one needs. Since I also do not prefer spoons, I did not notice this point.
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Dec 30 2013 (17:52)   11014/Coimbatore - Mumbai LTT (Kurla) Express (PT)

Garib Rath se SMB hatao~   261 blog posts   181 correct pred (67% accurate)
Entry# 950454            Tags   Past Edits
Only veg available in pantry.Biriyani and chapatti vegetable for lunch and dinner and Fried rice only at night.
For breakfast only Masala dosa,idly,dal wada and medu wada.
Food not good at all
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May 17 2016 (22:24)   11014/Coimbatore - Mumbai LTT (Kurla) Express (PT)

vimal19tommy   9 blog posts
Entry# 1851900            Tags   Past Edits
i travelled frm SA to KYN on 26th march in S8,coach is good ambiance nd recently from ICF but d charging outlets doesn't work properly even though train late by 1.30 hrs it reaches KYN at right time
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Nov 12 2013 (12:44)   11013/Mumbai LTT - Coimbatore (Kurla) Express (PT)

sanghimangi   573 blog posts   25 correct pred (87% accurate)
Entry# 903986            Tags   Past Edits
I have traveled in 3AC and 2AC in this train. Beddings are clean but they are quite older. Towel can be availed on demand.

Nov 12 2013 (12:46)
विश्व नाथ*^   16774 blog posts   268 correct pred (76% accurate)
Re# 903986-1            Tags   Past Edits
Towel part of Bed Roll then why supply on demand ?
Old Bed Roll is very common in IR.

Nov 12 2013 (12:50)
sanghimangi   573 blog posts   25 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 903986-2            Tags   Past Edits
Many people do not use Towels and many Towels supplied to passengers goes missing on this train, said attendant. But they never hesitate to provide towel whenever passenger asks.
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