Blog Entry# 1976956
Posted: Aug 31 2016 (11:24)
Last Response: Sep 01 2016 (14:16)
IR AffairsSR/Southern -Aug 31 2016 (11:12) Weak tracks force railway to introduce speed curbs
Hareesh Mangalam*^~ 1190 news posts
Trains To Be Delayed, 238 Danger Spots
In a development that could severely impact the Onam rush, trains in the state will be delayed by at least 30 minutes each in view of the speed restrictions imposed for track repair works. It has come to light that tracks have to be replacedrenewed in at least 238 spots in the state and the works will take months.
Senior divisional commercial manager V C Sudheesh told reporters here on Tuesday that speed restrictions had been imposed at many points after the Karukutty train derailment on...
21 posts - Wed Aug 31, 2016
Aug 31 2016 (22:59)
One Mail~ 5221 blog posts 1469 correct pred (71% accurate)
Not sure about that, trains like 12601 and MAQ ICE, reached 1hr late at MAQ, in that 1hour, 30 min been was added between SRR-MAQ section. As told before, Parasu, only 20min was added in that section. So not exactly sure whether it is because of TSR or other issue.
May be if someone travels in that section, it will give better idea. NTES can't be treated blindly, they might say train has reached on time, when it was late by 30min
Sep 01 2016 (02:11)
selvamssm*^~ 4743 blog posts 38 correct pred (49% accurate)
Funds needed for doing this work. Funds has to be released by IR.
Sep 01 2016 (07:35)
6 Years of IRI*^~ 9872 blog posts 497 correct pred (74% accurate)
Not exactly true. Even now SR gets 52kg rails instead of 60kg . MAS division completed 140 trials in its main routes but no funds were released later. There is a lack of man power , BBQ yard alone has 300 men shortage
Sep 01 2016 (08:53)
Rail Fanning~ 2755 blog posts
Agree that the toilet waste is also contributing badly in damaging tracks, but the introduction of bio toilets has also in fact affected travel inside trains with more stink, blocked loos, careless travellers throwing waste etc.
So there needs to be some way to balance both. There is no doubt that traffic has increased and resources deployed by railways is very less
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