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Dec 16 2016 (10:57)  Trains with only AC-3 coaches and surge fares to be launched (epaperbeta.timesofindia.com)
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Posted by: Hareesh Mangalam*^~  1182 news posts
Humsafar Express, a special train service comprising only AC-3 coaches with many added facilities, will be launched on Friday , but it will have higher fare than the usual trains.
The first fully AC-3 service train will be launched between Gorakhpur-Anand Vihar.
Passengers have to shell out 1.15% more as base fare than the normal mailexpress AC-3 rate since the train is equipped with coffeetea soup vending machine, hot and refrigerated pantry and other facilities in each cabin.
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50% of the tickets will be made available for passengers on 1.15% higher base fare and thereafter 10% increase on every 10% tickets sold on subsequent bookings.
Other additional charges like reservation fee, superfast charges, service tax, will be levied separately . While the passengers have to pay for their meals separately during booking, the bedroll is inclusive of fare.

  
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Dec 16 2016 (11:08)
अहम् ब्रह्मास्मि   2188 blog posts   4 correct pred (67% accurate)
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I see a pure imbalance in IR. AC coaches are under-loaded and general coaches are overloaded.

  
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Dec 16 2016 (11:15)
█▓▒░ Tushar Dhingra░▒▓█^~   1847 blog posts   1686 correct pred (70% accurate)
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yes u r right see here /blog/post/2092555

  
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Dec 16 2016 (14:30)
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Reason is price, in general load is inversely proportional to price
AC coach fare is over priced and general coach fare is highly under priced so
AC coaches are under-loaded and general coaches are overloaded
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