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Pantry available.
Breakfast - Bread cutlet / Bread omlet / Upma
Lunch & Dinner - Veg Thali / Veg Pulao / Egg Fried rice.
Snacks - Aloo Bonda / Chips.
Beverages - Tea / Cool drinks.
Taste was excellent, #paisawasoolkhana.

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Most small vendors present in KGP tend to charge more than MRP for food items and water bottles. This has happened to me not once but twice. The first time I bought a packet of chips which was labelled as Rs 10 MRP(standard price). However, the vendor charged Rs 15 for it. Since I was in a hurry to catch my train, I did not notice it only to find out about it later in the train while I was about to throw the packet in the dustbin.
The second time it happened when I went to buy a bottle of water. The MRP is Rs 15/litre(standard railway rate and also printed behind) but the vendor asked for Rs 20. When I asked him why he was overcharging, he started making excuses about it which were really stupid.
My advice would be to carefully buy any food items in this station. Remember that not all vendors overcharge and so, if you find some vendor overcharging, don't panic as you will always find one nearby who is willing to sell at the right price. Be patient and always have some extra time at hand so that you don't get conned.
  
The toilets of the AC 3 tier coaches are really dirty. I was travelling in the B4 coach and was shocked too see such poor cleanliness in the toilets. Since this train has RSA with Duronto, I would really like to know if the same standards of cleanliness is maintained there also or is it a case for this train only.
The cleanliness of the coach(B4) was also average. The windows were not cleaned properly. However, the floor of the coach was better. On board housekeeping is present and I saw cleaners run from here to there with their cleaning equipments. Overall, I would say that do not expect much from this train in the cleanliness aspect.
  
Hajipur jn-The headquarters of ECR.All important trains stop here.A travel tip important for passengers.Trains coming from Shahpur Patoree side comes to Pf 1.Trains going towards Shahpur Patoree side comes on Pf 2.After commissioning of Pf 4 & 5,trains coming from Muzaffarpur side arrives on Pf 3 and trains going towards Mfp side arrives on Pf 4&5.Rail wire Wifi is also available for free.If you wish to go to Patna by auto or bus deboard here.Auto costs Rs 30 and bus costs Rs 10 to Patna jn.Ganga food plaza is outside the premises on right hand side or say South side.Small vendors available on Pf1 waiting hall premises.
  
1. The Famous Chennakesava Temple(Belur) is 40 km from Hassan, Halebidu Hoysaleswara Temple is 31 km from Hassan. It is also home to Lord Gomateshwara at Shravanabelagola.
2.Temple for Hassanamba ,presiding deity.
3.Master Control Facility of ISRO
Pics:.Channakeshava temple at Belur and the Garuda statue
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