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Posted: Jun 16 2017 (18:07)
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Other NewsJun 16 2017 (17:28) lucknow-kashi: Lucknow-Kashi railway route to be congestion-free by October | Lucknow News
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LUCKNOW: The congestion problem on Varanasi-Lucknow route is likely to end by October end, said member, traffic, Railway Board, Mohammad Jamshed. Talking to TOI, he said that the route was much beyond its saturation capacity which was leading to delays and trains getting stranded on the outer signal.
"Against the capacity to run 55-60 trains, this route is handling the traffic of more than 90 trains. Add to it an abundance of goods trains and special trains and the burden is staggering. But, it should all end when the doubling of Uthrathiya-Jafrabad section is completed and the entire Varanasi-Lucknow route is doubled up by October end. Besides, after the inauguration of a dedicated freight corridor would further take the burden off," he...
Jun 16 2017 (18:07)
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So once the Chandrauli - Adheenpur Route Length of 58.66 km is doubled (and electrified too) then the entire route may become fit to speed up LHB trains like Durgiana Express. If the MPS becomes something between 115 to 120 Kmph then the travel time between BSB and LKO via SLN should come down to 4.5 to 5 Hours. Right? :) #TrackReforms
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