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Abhijit had arrived and straightaway had to board another 6 hour ordeal to reach Coimbatore. Aboard the Chennai Express, Abhijit and Shikha had short and unevenly distributed naps. We had no reservation and hence people kept claiming their seats. Dead in the night we reach Coimbatore and we thought of booking a hotel when someone mentioned that they have buses going to Ooty even post 12 at night.