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Blog Entry# 933074  
Posted: Dec 12 2013 (22:40)

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Last Response: Dec 17 2013 (00:31)
General Travel
Dec 12 2013 (22:40)   52458/Shimla Kalka Passenger

Superman   165 blog posts   188 correct pred (73% accurate)
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I plan to travel from SML to ASR as follows:-
1. SML-KLK by 52458 SML KLK Passenger, Class FC(SML Dep 14:25; KLK Arr 20:10)
2. KLK-UMB by 14887 KLK-BME Chandigarh Express, Class 3A(KLK Dep 21:30; UMB Arr 23:15)
3. UMB-ASR by 12903 Golden Temple Mail, Class 3A(UMB Dep 01:00; ASR Arr 05:45)
it possible to book a single through ticket (with multiple reservations) from SML to ASR at FC class fare for the total distance?

1 posts - Thu Dec 12, 2013

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Dec 15 2013 (18:42)
Superman   165 blog posts   188 correct pred (73% accurate)
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My trip to Shimla is mainly a KLK-SML-KLK railfanning trip(My stay in Shimla is going to be not more than 4 hours long!). And yes, I suffer from motion sickness, hence I would like to avoid road journeys, especially in ghat sections.

Dec 15 2013 (18:49)
Superman   165 blog posts   188 correct pred (73% accurate)
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I went to a PRS counter to try it out yesterday. It IS possible to book a through ticket from SML to ASR via KLK and UMB as mentioned in my original post. As I thought, one would be charged at FC fare(with SF charges, though only 12903 happens to be a superfast) for the entire distance since FC happens to be the higher class among the two. The difference in guages makes no difference to this calculation.

Dec 15 2013 (19:00)
Vinay Kumar~   15591 blog posts   360 correct pred (78% accurate)
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Dec 15 2013 (19:10)
DB*^~   33537 blog posts   224052 correct pred (71% accurate)
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Can you post a scanned copy of the ticket please?

Dec 17 2013 (00:31)
Superman   165 blog posts   188 correct pred (73% accurate)
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I eventually chose not to go for the through ticket from SML-ASR. I had, by then, decided to do SML-KLK by 2S(which costs Rs. 35), so I booked a through ticket(3A class) only from KLK to ASR via UMB. The enquiry I made at the PRS counter about the SML-ASR through ticket was purely to clarify my above doubt. :)
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