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Forum: Indian Railways Dec 28th, 2016, 01:41
Replies: 8
Views: 30,220
Posted By steven_ber
Running 2 minutes late at the moment, but you're...

Running 2 minutes late at the moment, but you're likely already on way to station.
Forum: Chai and Chat Dec 27th, 2016, 20:03
Replies: 10
Views: 1,128
Posted By steven_ber
Thanks everyone, got access now via TOR. ...

Thanks everyone, got access now via TOR.

Slightly slow, but can't access erail because it requires a plug in and as far as I can tell, TOR doesn't allow plug ins, so restricted to about 1...
Forum: Buses, Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Bicycles Dec 27th, 2016, 18:03
Replies: 10
Views: 1,061
Posted By steven_ber
I think WL41 is unlikely to get confirmed,...

I think WL41 is unlikely to get confirmed, especially at holiday time, but don't cancel, anything can happen.

Delhi to Barmer (same train, part of train splits at Jodhpur to go to Barmer) has...
Forum: Buses, Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Bicycles Dec 27th, 2016, 17:37
Replies: 10
Views: 1,061
Posted By steven_ber
Can you give us date for both journeys, and class...

Can you give us date for both journeys, and class on trains?

Then we can see if WL41 might get confirmed.

Have you considered Barmer instead of Bikaner for getting back to Delhi?
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 26th, 2016, 21:41
Replies: 8
Views: 30,220
Posted By steven_ber
Carriage doors don't always open at night,...

Carriage doors don't always open at night, passengers often use the top locks, and this prevents the doors being opened from the outside, you need to hope that those locks aren't used, or an AC...
Forum: Chai and Chat Dec 26th, 2016, 17:03
Replies: 10
Views: 1,128
Posted By steven_ber
I can view those, but it's the pages where data...

I can view those, but it's the pages where data is pulled from Indian Railway servers that I can't view, for getting things like availability or PNR data.

Erail seems to pull info direct from the...
Forum: Chai and Chat Dec 26th, 2016, 15:57
Replies: 10
Views: 1,128
Posted By steven_ber
How can I get an Indian IP address?

Hello indiamikers

Yet again, Indian Railways IT boffins have clicked on the wrong button and blocked all foreign IP's from viewing official Indian Railway websites, it's been this way for at least...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 26th, 2016, 15:21
Replies: 6
Views: 1,146
Posted By steven_ber
All trains from Vasco call at Madgaon station....

All trains from Vasco call at Madgaon station. (about 40-50 minutes later)

Vasco-Chennai train only runs on Thursdays.

There's also a new train just announced, departing Vasco on Fridays at...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 23rd, 2016, 22:50
Replies: 14,015
Views: 2,776,500
Posted By steven_ber
Both of your Air Con Chair Car tickets have now...

Both of your Air Con Chair Car tickets have now confirmed., so cancel the 2s tickets.
Forum: Goa Dec 22nd, 2016, 21:43
Replies: 8
Views: 1,541
Posted By steven_ber
Would be good to have an additional option, but I...

Would be good to have an additional option, but I think they'll struggle to achieve a competitive price as for most of the year there are sufficient options, also seems strange to start the service...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 22nd, 2016, 15:06
Replies: 3,163
Views: 485,194
Posted By steven_ber
A poor newspaper article. The 10% discount...

A poor newspaper article.

The 10% discount sounds great, but when you consider the likely fare applicable is 1.5 x basic fare, so a 10% saving on basic fare still leaves the 50% increase, so 1.4 x...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 21st, 2016, 23:58
Replies: 14,015
Views: 2,776,500
Posted By steven_ber
All official Indian Railway websites have blocked...

All official Indian Railway websites have blocked foreign IP addresses from using their websites, accidentally, but it's been this way for a month.

I just used etrain.info and after about 10...
Forum: Chai and Chat Dec 21st, 2016, 22:26
Replies: 64
Views: 3,038
Posted By steven_ber
Attitudes towards new members is your thing, and...

Attitudes towards new members is your thing, and in a way, I know what you mean, thankfully things are better these days.

My thing is political correctness, and how it prevents essential debate,...
Forum: Chai and Chat Dec 21st, 2016, 15:10
Replies: 64
Views: 3,038
Posted By steven_ber
I have to assume you're being serious as I see no...

I have to assume you're being serious as I see no smile or wink.

This is a classic case of offence being taken when none was offered. (welcome to my world Nick.)

Nick is simply talking about a...
Forum: Chai and Chat Dec 21st, 2016, 13:34
Replies: 64
Views: 3,038
Posted By steven_ber
It should be noted that any disagreement come...

It should be noted that any disagreement come 99.9% of the time in the politics/discussion threads, and such threads will always be a side show, the real power and pride of indiamike are the travel...
Forum: Chai and Chat Dec 20th, 2016, 13:27
Replies: 64
Views: 3,038
Posted By steven_ber
I disagree, I think most members were moderately...

I disagree, I think most members were moderately in favour of the idea at the beginning, but as time went on, and the situation continued to get worse, it became difficult to defend/justify.



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Forum: Chai and Chat Dec 20th, 2016, 12:59
Replies: 64
Views: 3,038
Posted By steven_ber
I have a feeling I know what this is all about,...

I have a feeling I know what this is all about, (Modi, 500,1000?), if this is the case, then you need to consider the wider picture.

You're attempting to defend something that most members...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 20th, 2016, 12:25
Replies: 177
Views: 20,371
Posted By steven_ber
I'll find more information about this, then...

I'll find more information about this, then comment further, but my initial thought are, there's been 12 RAC places in SL for years (so only an increase of 2), also 8 in 3A, but only 4 in 2A.
Forum: Chai and Chat Dec 20th, 2016, 01:34
Replies: 64
Views: 3,038
Posted By steven_ber
I would argue it's the newbies who make indiamike...

I would argue it's the newbies who make indiamike what it is, without them, there'd just be a few old fogeys chatting amongst themselves.
Forum: Money Issues and India Travel Dec 19th, 2016, 16:50
Replies: 3,348
Views: 192,210
Posted By steven_ber
Time for me to bow out of this conversation, I...

Time for me to bow out of this conversation, I spent many years travelling in India and soon tired of the tourist sites and tried to get to know things from the point of view of the locals, I had way...
Forum: Money Issues and India Travel Dec 19th, 2016, 16:29
Replies: 3,348
Views: 192,210
Posted By steven_ber
I don't think anyone disagrees with the black...

I don't think anyone disagrees with the black money issue and the need to do something about it, some members think there may be other reasons as well.

But the majority of members are hugely...
Forum: Money Issues and India Travel Dec 19th, 2016, 15:43
Replies: 3,348
Views: 192,210
Posted By steven_ber
Is the price being paid by millions of poor...

Is the price being paid by millions of poor people a price worth paying?

Are you suggesting media moguls are inventing the suffering of the poor to discredit Modi?

What financial gains will the...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 19th, 2016, 14:48
Replies: 2
Views: 1,480
Posted By steven_ber
Interestingly, there's no arrival/departure...

Interestingly, there's no arrival/departure history data available for that date.

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Forum: Money Issues and India Travel Dec 19th, 2016, 00:06
Replies: 3,348
Views: 192,210
Posted By steven_ber
This thread is so depressing. That's not a...

This thread is so depressing.

That's not a complaint, I want to know what's happening on a daily basis.

What's really depressing is the number of Indian members who predicted exact what is now...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 18th, 2016, 15:56
Replies: 45
Views: 3,478
Posted By steven_ber
I've not been able to get any information from an...

I've not been able to get any information from an official Indian Railway website for the last month, I feel sure many people think I'm exaggerating when I say Indian Railways blocks out all...
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