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Yesterday (23:34)   Railways took Rs 11cr from passengers as 'superfast' surcharge, but trains delayed upto 95% times: CAG

Tushar Shandilya~   678 news posts
Entry# 2360336   News Entry# 309251         Tags   Past Edits
Agra: North Central Railway (NCR) and South Central Railway (SCR) levied and collected Rs 11.17 crore from passengers as ‘superfast’ surcharges, but some of their superfast trains were delayed more than 95% times, said a CAG report tabled in Parliament on Friday.
According to the Railway Board, trains with average speed of 55 kmph or more come under the category of superfast trains.
A study of data on punctuality of superfast trains from 2013-14 to 2015-16 in NCR and SCR, however, revealed that such trains reached the destination late between 13.48% and 95.17%
of the days on which they ran. In total, 21 superfast trains were delayed on 3,000 days out of 16,804 days because they failed to attain the ‘superfast’ speed.
At present, there is no rule or policy to refund money if a train is delayed. Only when a person files a ticket deposit against reservation (TDR) against a train delayed for more than three hours is a refund possible.
According to the railways, ‘superfast’ surcharges vary for different class of coaches. For example, it is Rs 15 for general coaches, Rs 30 for sleeper, Rs 45 for AC (chair car, AC-3 economy, AC-3, AC-2 classes) and Rs 75 for AC First/Executive class which were effective from April 1, 2013
Agra divisional commercial manager Sanchit Tyagi said, “There are scores of factors which lead to trains not achieving their superfast speed, thus causing delays. Some the prominent factors are the maintenance of tracks, signal glitches, emergency brakes and accidents which contribute in the late operations of railways.”
Asked if the railways should not be returning passengers the so-called ‘superfast’ surcharges in such cases, Tyagi said, “There are no such rules or policy to refund money if a train is delayed, but when a passenger files a TDR (ticket deposit against reservation) against a train delayed for than three hours, then a refund is possible.”
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The study on the movement of some of the superfast trains between 2013 and 2016 revealed that Kolkata-Agra Cantt Superfast (SF in railway jargon) was late 138 days out of 145. Similarly, Jaipur-Allahabad SF was late 68.34% out of 578 days of operations between 2014 and 2016. Lucknow-Agra Cantt SF was late 58.99% out of 851 days, Chhatrapati Shivaji- Hyderabad SF was late on 682 days out of 1,055, Guntur-Secundrabad SF was late 41.33% out of 1,096 days. The least delayed train among 21 selected was Kathgodam-Kanpur SF, which reported 13.48% late out of 141 days.

23 posts - Today

Today (22:04)
Proud atheist~   4458 blog posts   37 correct pred (63% accurate)
Re# 2360336-25            Tags   Past Edits
Mission raftaar :D :P

Today (22:13)
Tushar Shandilya~   1948 blog posts   7585 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 2360336-26            Tags   Past Edits
Railway loot lega hm logo ko ab lgta h

Today (22:17)
MISSION RAFTAR~   1959 blog posts   36 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 2360336-27            Tags   Past Edits
I think there s no surcharge for lhb coaches .

Today (22:28)
Jhelum Trip soon😉^~   40185 blog posts   28489 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 2360336-28            Tags   Past Edits
Han bhai 30 rs se ab log sadak pe aa jaenge 🤐 😂😂

Today (22:33)
Tushar Shandilya~   1948 blog posts   7585 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 2360336-29            Tags   Past Edits
Baat 30 rupees ki nhi h jis chizz ke liye aap paise le rhe ho wo do passanger ko do
Departure: Today @ 17:25
12394/Sampoorna Kranti SF Express (PT)
Trip# 113366    Traveller: hadiyakhan711992    Linked PNR Entry# 2360754
Class: Sleeper - SL
From: NDLS/New Delhi
To: PNBE/Patna Junction
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HJ HJ शुभ यात्रा HJ HJ HJ HJ
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Today (17:20)
▶ECR⭐ पू म रे डब्ल्यु ए पी 7 गोमो ⭐ECR◽◀   448 blog posts   5 correct pred (48% accurate)
Re# 2360754-5            Tags   Past Edits
Now ..happy jrny in the non...rescheduled SK ..
Pls share ur views after ur jrny ..

Today (19:15)
hadiyakhan711992   33 blog posts
Re# 2360754-6            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks bro..My coach is not that clean and crowded..but running on time hauled by cnb wap 4

Today (20:02)
hadiyakhan711992   33 blog posts
Re# 2360754-7            Tags   Past Edits
Dhanyavad apki shubhkaamnao k liye..cruising in mps behind ndls rjpb rajdhani

Today (20:13)
hadiyakhan711992   33 blog posts
Re# 2360754-8            Tags   Past Edits
Trailing ndls rjpb rajdhani.Just 7 mins behind rajdhani

Today (22:31)
hadiyakhan711992   33 blog posts
Re# 2360754-9            Tags   Past Edits
Delayed by 11minutes..Few minutes to reach Kanpur central
Train Status: 2h 5m late
Last Update: at TATA/Tatanagar Junction @ Today (22:30)
Next Station: GVDP/Govindpur PH
Next Halt: GTS/Ghatsila

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Today (21:32)
Returning back to college^~   1293 blog posts   90 correct pred (57% accurate)
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Train late by 1hr 45 mins

Today (21:32)
Returning back to college^~   1293 blog posts   90 correct pred (57% accurate)
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Gua - tata passenger on pf 5

Today (21:33)
Returning back to college^~   1293 blog posts   90 correct pred (57% accurate)
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Huge rush at tata - cpr/kir exp on pf 2

Today (22:13)
Returning back to college^~   1293 blog posts   90 correct pred (57% accurate)
Re# 2360657-4            Tags   Past Edits
Still not arrived. ..steel at pf 1 , Antyodya at pf 2

Today (22:30)
Returning back to college^~   1293 blog posts   90 correct pred (57% accurate)
Re# 2360657-5            Tags   Past Edits
at TATA/Tatanagar Junction
Departed from pf 4
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Today (22:21)   12049/Gatimaan Express | FDN/Faridabad New Town (4 PFs)

RF Abhishek Jaiswal*^~   46681 blog posts   18534 correct pred (69% accurate)
Entry# 2360993            Tags   Past Edits
[IRI] Fastest Species on Rail In India| Gatimaan Express| गतिमान एक्सप्रेस >>>>>>>!!
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Today (22:19)
Shaurya117~   1795 blog posts   11570 correct pred (80% accurate)
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at BDMJ/Bhodwal Majri: 11m late
Getting trolled

Today (22:21)
Shaurya117~   1795 blog posts   11570 correct pred (80% accurate)
Re# 2359864-14            Tags   Past Edits
Crazy pickup from 30kmph to 105 kmph. And then deceleration to 30 kmph, in just 5 minutes.

Today (22:22)
Shaurya117~   1795 blog posts   11570 correct pred (80% accurate)
Re# 2359864-15            Tags   Past Edits
at BDMJ/Bhodwal Majri: 14m late
Catching up speed.

Today (22:28)
❤️ ⚡ WAP5™ ⚡ ❤️   6738 blog posts   278 correct pred (91% accurate)
Re# 2359864-16            Tags   Past Edits
Nice. Can be even better :D
Enjoy the ride :)

Today (22:30)
Shaurya117~   1795 blog posts   11570 correct pred (80% accurate)
Re# 2359864-17            Tags   Past Edits
at DWNA/Diwana
Horribly trolled. Stopping at every alternate station.
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