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Apr 22 2017 (15:27)   Railways to increase 3AC coaches in long distance trains

mmsravan   40 news posts
Entry# 2245984   News Entry# 300424         Tags   Past Edits
The railways will increase 3AC coaches in long distance trains to cater to the growing demand for air-conditioned coaches.
Railway data shows that between April 1, 2016 and March 10, 2017, 3AC coaches carried 17 per cent of all passengers in long-distance trains which accounted for 32.60 per cent of all the earnings from passenger fares.
The data shows increasing demand for 3AC class with passenger share rising from 16.69 per cent last year to 17.15 per cent, and passenenger share rising from 16.69 per cent last year to 17.15 per
cent, and passenger earnings increasing from 32.60 per cent last year to 33.65 per cent between April 1, 2016 and March 10, 2017.
Sleeper class carried 59.78 per cent passengers and contributed about 44.78 per cent of passenger earnings. Last year the share of sleeper coaches was over 60 per cent of passengers and 45.94 per cent of earnings.
The predominance of sleeper passengers is showing a downward trend as more and more passengers are opting for 3AC class, said a senior Railway Ministry official.
The official said a decision has been taken to augment 3AC coaches gradually in some long distance trains.

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Apr 22 2017 (15:54)
warriorsultan   1208 blog posts   48 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 2245984-2            Tags   Past Edits
Lol so people travel in 3 AC just to enjoy a difference of 3-4 degrees? If every thing is regulated and controlled and subsidized in the country, it will be in tatters in a few decades. Those who can afford 3 AC will pay and travel. Those who can afford 2AC will travel in that class, those who cant travel in these will travel in sleeper and those who cant travel in sleeper will squeeze himself in general.
According to your logic, I will travel in 3AC but I want cheap tariffs there also. Suggest you to read some basic economics sir.

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General Travel
Apr 13 2017 (16:31)   18006/Jagdalpur - Howrah (Samaleshwari) Express | JDB/Jagdalpur (3 PFs)

Sunny Babu Brother of sampoornesh babu~   1525 blog posts   215 correct pred (56% accurate)
Entry# 2233902            Tags   Past Edits
Accomodations available in Jagdalpur or Koraput???
Is it safe for a Overnight stay????

Apr 13 2017 (17:08)
warriorsultan   1208 blog posts   48 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 2233902-1            Tags   Past Edits
The region generally is considered unsafe, for day travel as well as night stay.

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General Travel
Oct 24 2016 (17:27)   15906/Dibrugarh - Kanniyakumari Vivek Express (PT)

Afraaz suhail 🚂🚄🚅~   4262 blog posts   573 correct pred (87% accurate)
Entry# 2034800            Tags   Past Edits
The crowd was so high in this train that even Ac class was looking like general class. It was heavily crowded. Their was not a inch to move your finger in GS class and in sleeper class in 1 seat 10people were sitting. The whole train was looking as general class train.

Oct 24 2016 (17:39)
warriorsultan   1208 blog posts   48 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 2034800-1            Tags   Past Edits
Mostly migrant east and north east labourers going to and fro from their work places in south. Also this train is heavily patronized by the military.

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Oct 24 2016 (19:31)
Afraaz suhail 🚂🚄🚅~   4262 blog posts   573 correct pred (87% accurate)
Re# 2034800-5            Tags   Past Edits
Only military coach was bit empty

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Oct 23 2016 (15:56)   01435/Pune - Jammu Tawi AC SpecialFare SF Special | LONI/Loni (2 PFs) | PUNE/WDG-3A/13549

Ujjawal Kashyap~   820 blog posts
Entry# 2033560            Tags   Past Edits
01435 PUNE-JAT AC SF Special on its maiden run hauled by dirty PUNE WDG-3A #13549 even though the end to end route is electrified!

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Oct 24 2016 (17:37)
warriorsultan   1208 blog posts   48 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 2033560-8            Tags   Past Edits
Unavailability of e locos or unavailability of e loco drivers. Cznt always emotionally speculate administrative decisions of railways from the outside.

Oct 24 2016 (17:57)
Shaurya117~   1759 blog posts   11504 correct pred (80% accurate)
Re# 2033560-9            Tags   Past Edits
Is Pune a very small station which cannot even arrange a WAG-7 ?
There are 80+ trains originating from Pune+ Significant amount of freight traffic. So will Pune be short of Locos and LP's ?

Oct 24 2016 (18:00)
warriorsultan   1208 blog posts   48 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 2033560-10            Tags   Past Edits
Dont think loco allotment to individual trains are done at the station level.
General Travel
Oct 24 2016 (17:25)   12246/Yesvantpur - Howrah Duronto Express | SRTN/Sibsagar Town (1 PFs)

بیپلوب کاگیونگ~   4722 blog posts   1685 correct pred (73% accurate)
Entry# 2034799            Tags   Past Edits
First Time ever Done Reservation with Flexi Fare System. The Older Systems was far much better paid extra and still wondering why IR Reservation System (Present) is too Tricky to Handle for a common man.

Oct 24 2016 (17:41)
warriorsultan   1208 blog posts   48 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 2034799-1            Tags   Past Edits
The way this system is introduced is very unfortunate. They should modify or streamline the entire process.

Oct 24 2016 (17:46)
بیپلوب کاگیونگ~   4722 blog posts   1685 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 2034799-2            Tags   Past Edits
I was Maken fool In Counter because My Calculation it was 80,780 Rs but By Flexi Fare It Rose upto 10,346 Rs. God my Daddy got to ATM and Brought Money Otherwise Everybody were laughing except my Father.
This Flexi Fare System is Worst Decision after 120 Days ARP

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