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Blog Entry# 2091039  
Posted: Dec 14 2016 (20:24)

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Last Response: Dec 15 2016 (16:00)
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Dec 14 2016 (20:24)  

Himalayan रेलवे😊^~   4871 blog posts   1737 correct pred (80% accurate)
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Which train will be the most successful train in IR
In next 5 years.....?
garib rath6%2
duronto exp3%1
tejas exp0%0
antyodaya exp0%0
humsafar exp0%0
only ac sf train12%4
SF trains74%25
rajdhani exp3%1
gatimaan exp0%0
shatabdi trains0%0
add your .....3%1

19 posts - Wed Dec 14, 2016

6 posts - Thu Dec 15, 2016

Dec 15 2016 (14:35)
JBP ET OHE OMG 😲~   13848 blog posts   22 correct pred (43% accurate)
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Ac sf aur usk bad hs agr jasa fare kl introduced hua h

Dec 15 2016 (14:54)
Himalayan रेलवे😊^~   4871 blog posts   1737 correct pred (80% accurate)
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Dec 15 2016 (15:22)
For Better Managed Indian Railways~   1933 blog posts
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(1) Rajdhani, Shatabdi & Durontos are tainted with flexifares and as long as this stain persisits they shall never be the most successful.
(2) Garib Raths shall shall always be favourite as they facilitate most economical ac travel.
(3) Tejas, Gatimaan being super premium trains cannot find much prominence. They can have very limited existence and their success/ patronage is always doubtful.
(4) Humsafar
may be successful if not kept in ambit of Flexifares even with 20% extra base fare, provided they are accorded high priority/speed like Rajdhanis.
(5) SF trains have a very bright future and shall be carrying maximum number of paxs on IR. They are likely to have very high patronage, Maximum number of coaches and with profitability for IR. After conversion to LHB in a decade or so, their importance/ utility shall be further enhanced.
(6) AC SF trains are an epitome of poor financial decision making of IR. It is expected that IR will grow wise in near future and desist from announcing new AC SFs. All the ACSFs must be converted into SF train by removing generator cars and attaching non ac trains to ensure maximum paxs, occupancy & revenue.
(7) Nothing can be said about Antyoday with certainity. If fare is same as other trains, then it is yet another financial blunder of IR. And if fare is higher for the additional facilities (Pax amenities, speed), then it is OK.

Dec 15 2016 (15:28)
Himalayan रेलवे😊^~   4871 blog posts   1737 correct pred (80% accurate)
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So it is better to focus on garib rath,sf,& ac sf trains ?

Dec 15 2016 (16:00)
For Better Managed Indian Railways~   1933 blog posts
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Basic funda is to run trains with maximum permissible coaches to serve maximum number of people and ensure good revenue collection at the same time.
It is better to concentrate on ACSF trains which have maximum probability of 100% occupancy.
Operate GR train/Tejas/Humsafar if there is traffic for 24ICF/22LHB coach train with 130kmph speed and high priority. There is no point in running premium (fully ac) trains with less number of coaches.
may be about 10-15 routes for GR, about 10 routes for Humsafar, or about 5 routes for Tejas which can fulfil this criteria, where such trains should be operated.

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