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Posted: Feb 20 2012 (1:44PM)

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naveen1083   170 blog posts   45 correct pred (73% accurate)  
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Section: SBC- MYS
Distance - 137 KMS
Fastest train: Shatabdi time taken: 2 hrs
Average travel time for Express Train: 2.5 to 4 hrs
All trains in this section run beyond sitting capacity, the express fare is just Rs 41 which half of the express bus fare.
Railways can do few things here;
1. Increase capacity
2. Introduce few more services especially limited stops. People will not mind a super fast service as well.
3. reduce
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the tavel time by increasing the average speed.
4. Most important thing - speed up and complete the track doubling work.

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Roshan v Iyengar**   4876 blog posts   614 correct pred (82% accurate)  
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Thanx for your valuable points...

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doubling is expected to complete by 2013.

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Learning Curve**   11930 blog posts   6879 correct pred (68% accurate)  
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Good.All the suggestions/actions are very valid for this popular and high revenue earning route

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Roshan v Iyengar**   4876 blog posts   614 correct pred (82% accurate)  
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No, not possible...

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We have heard of bus lobby and Hotel lobby working against railways.
But in this case, it is the''MADDUR VADA SELLERS ASSOCIATION'' lobby that is at work . :)
If the travel time is reduced, it means fewer no of stops/crossings which implies fewer no of vadas that would be sold. :P
According to my observation, a person travelling in a passenger train buys 8-10 vadas on avg. On an express which takes 3 hrs it comes down to 6-7.
On superfast trains like TIPPU its around 4 and in Shatabdi one cant even smell it.
So a strong case for their
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opposition. :)

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Roshan v Iyengar**   4876 blog posts   614 correct pred (82% accurate)  
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Hmmm again Foodie Subject...

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Is this REAL or IMAGINARY ? After having witnessed the HOTEL LOBBY at work in Chennai, I am inclined to believe anything now :)

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Tejas**   5577 blog posts   4084 correct pred (63% accurate)  
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Shunya pratishat asli khabar hai huzoor :)

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विश्व नाथ**   11555 blog posts   264 correct pred (75% accurate)  
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Very strong argument i second you but here you missed the real point of Wadaeaters.
Its a matter of survival for both Sellers and Eaters.
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