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Forum: Indian Railways Aug 27th, 2014, 14:14
Replies: 2
Views: 824
Posted By Dave W
Normally the timetable change happens on 1st July...

Normally the timetable change happens on 1st July but has been postponed this year. As a general rule not too many trains change but it is worth checking on indiarailinfo after September 1st.
Forum: Photography Aug 24th, 2014, 13:36
Replies: 32,602
Views: 1,083,281
Posted By Dave W
32278 looks like a railway line that has had the...

32278 looks like a railway line that has had the track lifted.
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Aug 24th, 2014, 12:40
Replies: 46
Views: 1,345
Posted By Dave W
I'm afraid that I have never heard of a...

I'm afraid that I have never heard of a conference visa. I've no idea whether you could use it to get FTQ tickets.

As regards an alternative train you will probably have to go with whatever you...
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Aug 24th, 2014, 01:33
Replies: 25
Views: 1,104
Posted By Dave W
To give you an idea about travel budget Kolkata...

To give you an idea about travel budget Kolkata to Chennai by train in 2AC would cost Rs 2520 - a bit less than 50 Canadian dollars.
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Aug 24th, 2014, 00:01
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By Dave W
I don't think that is right. Depending on how...

I don't think that is right. Depending on how close to the date of travel you cancel there is a differing proportion of the original fare refunded.

See...
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Aug 23rd, 2014, 22:58
Replies: 46
Views: 1,345
Posted By Dave W
Trains are already open for booking for your...

Trains are already open for booking for your travel period. The trickiest one is Varanasi - Agra. There is a generous Foreign Tourist Quota...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Aug 23rd, 2014, 22:00
Replies: 38
Views: 2,499
Posted By Dave W
I didn't realise that a white horse was optional....

I didn't realise that a white horse was optional. We passed weddings in Agra and Delhi which did feature them.
Forum: Introduce Yourself Aug 23rd, 2014, 16:27
Replies: 38
Views: 2,499
Posted By Dave W
We stayed at a hotel that was having a wedding...

We stayed at a hotel that was having a wedding and were invited to the evening celebration. It was pretty spectacular although we were a bit disappointed when the groom arrived in a white Toyota...
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Aug 23rd, 2014, 14:49
Replies: 25
Views: 1,104
Posted By Dave W
Trains are a great way to see India. You do need...

Trains are a great way to see India. You do need to book in advance if you want to have a degree of comfort. Start here Booking Indian Rail Tickets from Abroad...
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Aug 23rd, 2014, 00:01
Replies: 3,029
Views: 150,030
Posted By Dave W
If you put chilli in them does it make them Great...

If you put chilli in them does it make them Great Balls of Fire?


Great Balls of Fire?
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Aug 22nd, 2014, 23:42
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By Dave W
We did one of the excursions recommended by...

We did one of the excursions recommended by Vonkla a couple of years back. It was excellent. There is a write up on our blog. http://radinja2.blogspot.co.uk/2012_02_01_archive.html

If your partner...
Forum: Jodhpur Aug 22nd, 2014, 23:02
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Dave W
I recall reading that non-residents can use the...

I recall reading that non-residents can use the pool at the Amit Bhawan on Circuit House Road for a fee. It's a pretty ritzy spot. We had a drink there but didn't eat or use the pool.
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Aug 22nd, 2014, 22:49
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By Dave W
Have you made a list of the things that you want...

Have you made a list of the things that you want to see, do and experience while you are in India? If you do that you might find that an itinerary starts to appear. Taking it as it comes sounds...
Forum: Indian Railways Aug 22nd, 2014, 19:15
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By Dave W
The restriction is ten bookings per month per...

The restriction is ten bookings per month per account. Each booking can be for up to six people. As far as I can remember the month is the calendar month in which the booking is made. If you have...
Forum: Indian Railways Aug 22nd, 2014, 17:59
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By Dave W
It should be knocked off the total but from time...

It should be knocked off the total but from time to time people report that it hasn't happened.
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Aug 22nd, 2014, 17:49
Replies: 338
Views: 12,547
Posted By Dave W
Great stuff. For test purchases I buy for a 58...

Great stuff. For test purchases I buy for a 58 year old female DLI - GZB in 2S class. Total cost around Rs 41 on IRCTC. It would be a few rupees more on Cleartrip to reflect their booking fee.
Forum: Indian Railways Aug 22nd, 2014, 15:02
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By Dave W
Did you know that there is a limit of 10 bookings...

Did you know that there is a limit of 10 bookings in any given month? Sometimes cancellations don't get knocked off.
Forum: Packing Tips for India travel Aug 22nd, 2014, 14:55
Replies: 161
Views: 4,588
Posted By Dave W
Another condom thread. Just what we need. :hang:

Another condom thread. Just what we need. :hang:
Forum: Indian Railways Aug 22nd, 2014, 14:49
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By Dave W
This is what shows on Indiarailinfo for JP - UDZ....

This is what shows on Indiarailinfo for JP - UDZ. Left hand column is Sleeper, middle is 3AC, right is 2AC

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Forum: Indian Railways Aug 22nd, 2014, 14:41
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By Dave W
If you are happy with 3AC it's absolutely not a...

If you are happy with 3AC it's absolutely not a problem. 2AC might be a bit dicey. Looking just now there is only one berth left in 2AC for 21st October.
Forum: Indian Railways Aug 22nd, 2014, 14:26
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By Dave W
IRCTC opens at 03.30 BST

IRCTC opens at 03.30 BST
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Aug 22nd, 2014, 02:09
Replies: 76
Views: 6,291
Posted By Dave W
One wonders how many of them would vote YES.

One wonders how many of them would vote YES.
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Aug 22nd, 2014, 01:50
Replies: 76
Views: 6,291
Posted By Dave W
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Hoops as I recall them

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Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Aug 22nd, 2014, 01:39
Replies: 76
Views: 6,291
Posted By Dave W
And you a hoopist.

And you a hoopist.
Forum: Indian Railways Aug 21st, 2014, 23:36
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By Dave W
Do you know about PNRs? You should have 3 of...

Do you know about PNRs? You should have 3 of these. One for your 2AC confirmed booking, one for the 3AC booking and one for the Waitlisted booking. You can use these numbers to check the status of...
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