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Shatabdi Express

Address: India
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Type: Scenic Railroads, Sightseeing Tours
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Type: Scenic Railroads, Sightseeing Tours
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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195 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We took the 6 am Shatabdi Express from Delhi to Agra . Setting off at six sharp, we settled into our comfortable seats which were pre- booked ( by our travel agent ) . It was a comfortable ride, with excellent breakfast service and unlimited tea/coffee. Arrival at Agra station was on schedule. All in all a smart way to... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I with family took this train during out recent trip to Chandigarh from Delhi We took 1st class seat and it was great Seat very comfortable and spacious Station at Delhi was crowded Service in train was awesome Food was great and they served as additional food as we requested It was a fun an enjoyable trip ***samosa was really... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Taking the train from Delhi to Agra as part of our VJV tour gave an taste of Indian railways and the stations. There had been thick fog and so many trains had been delayed, causing many people to miss their connections. The platforms, at 5.30 a.m. were therefore smothered with people asleep and shrouded by blankets. We felt very sorry... More 

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Frenchy in UK
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11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We took the train from Delhi to Agra as part of the Virgin's Rajasthan Tour. It was a very early start at 5.00 is the morning, we had seats in the executive class. The carriage was on time, spacious, very clean and air conditioned. We had a full breakfast of cereals and milk, banana, some sort of omelette and tea... More 

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Ellicott City MD
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The train was punctual and made only three stops between Jhansi and Agra. Luckily I was sitting with my wife on one side and a young German tourist on the other. However, others in our party had people who were coughing on them and we were all separated. They served a spicy tomato soup- forget that. The station at Jhansi... More 

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Wirral UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We took this train from Jansi to Agra. We were in the air conditioned carriage. The station at Jansi was disgusting. Rats running everywhere, people urinating on the platform. It was not a great experience and we were glad to leave. The train itself was ok. They served a curry meal, which we declined. We accepted the free bottle of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

This train was difficult to book from outside of India, but once I took the time to follow the steps shared on seat61.com I was very impressed by this train. I booked in executive class, which comes with a very delicious breakfast, including tea, cereal, an omelette, fruit and water. I was very satisfied with the level of service and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

When my kid asks me what is the meaning of the word impossible, I think the best way to explain it is to ask him to try register and and book a ticket on this (or any other Indian) train. I did everything in order to register, I even used an Indian friend's registration and password to book a ticket... More 

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India, Dehradun
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9 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Had a recent trip form Bhopal to Delhi in August after our IHM Bhopal Alumni reunion. I had booked in Executive Class, The coach is nice, lot of space, seats are comfortable. The only let down was the food, It seems they have no control whatsoever on the quality & portions. It was not average but bad. Earlier they use... More 

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West Mids
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13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Well I cant comment on the process of purchasing tickets independently as this train journey was organised as part of our tour of North India but I can say that it was a great experience. walking through the masses of local people with all eyes on you certainly high lighted you as a visitor amongst the locals with quiet/ shy... More 

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