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What is the difference between Janshatabdi and an Intercity  
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Sep 19 2011 (12:56)
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Pranav jain*^~
What is the difference between Janshatabdi and an Intercity

Aug 12 2012 (09:03)
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~   Added by: Tejas Shekar*^~  Aug 12 2012 (09:31)
jan shatabdi is different category of trains providing-
1.faster point to point inter city connections
2.had catering facility when introduced, now removed
3.no telescopic fare facility unlike intercity trains which helps you save money
4.seats
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more...
are a bit more comfortable than intercity
5.price is quite high when compared to intercity trains
6.fully reserved train. No unreserved coaches. Though tickets are issued from unreserved counters if seats remain empty after charting

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Sep 19 2011 (11:37)
Blog Post# 240042-1     
WRIK*^~   Added by: ThE BoSs*^~  Sep 19 2011 (16:56)
@rajeshCh: Re# 240042-0
Jan Shatabdi are Super fast trains whereas it is not mandatory for intercities. Jan Shatabdi are premier trains, so given clear path mostly (higher priority). Besides Jan Shatabdi do not have unreserved coaches.

Sep 19 2011 (11:38)
Blog Post# 240042-2     
ಅಶೋಕ್ अशोक Ashok*^~   Added by: Nazeer*^~  Sep 19 2011 (16:57)
@rajeshCh: Re# 240042-0
Jan Shatabdi can be boarded with reserved tickets only. If seats are vacant, UTS counters will give ticket for the available number of seats. In intercity express, tickets are issued without any conditions (whether seats are vacant or not as the intercity trains have unreserved coaches).
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