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Shatabdi Express

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Ranked #102 of 471 Attractions in Madhya Pradesh
Type: Scenic Railroads, Landmarks
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Wirral UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

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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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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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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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The executive chair car is very comfortable. It allows you to relax and the food and services offered are very good

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

During my last annual vacations, I visited Nainital in December 2013. I travelled on this train from Kathgodam to Vasant Vihar (New Delhi). This was my third journey on Shatabdi Express. There is good space to put your luggage in this train. Seats are very comfortable. Kids had a very good time in this journey. The staff were very concerned... More

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Durban, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Used the Shatabdi express from Chandigarh to Delhi was a fairly good experience, the coach was clean, enough luggage storage space and suitable food provided on board. We arrived punctually at our destination. Will probably consider using it again

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Dharamsala, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Very disappointed with Shatabdi for allowing its customers to be extorted while ON the train by their own staff. I can't blame this company for the touters who rob tourists out of their money AT THE STATION, but allowing its employees to do the same while onboard the train is despicable. The cost of my trip from Jaipur to Agra... More

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

i have traveled on this train thrice till now. And it never disappointed me. always reached my destination on time. also the service inside is amazing. the quality of food they served stunned me. previously i had some horrible experiences in railway foods. but the quality of food and frequency of it and the items are too good. my request... More

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