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Posted: Jul 03 2017 (08:47)
Last Response: Jul 03 2017 (16:01)
Other NewsJul 03 2017 (01:20) AC train: Indian Railways to introduce new Economy AC coaches - The Economic Times
SHIVKUMAR 218 news posts
NEW DELHI: Train passengers will soon have option of travelling in a new class of 'Economy AC coaches' with fares less than normal 3AC tariff.
The proposed fully AC train will have three-tier Economy AC coaches besides AC-3, AC-2 and AC-1 classes as part of the transformation exercise. An added feature would be automatic doors.
However, the passengers will not require blankets in the Economy AC class like other AC coaches as the temperature will be around 24-25 de ..
Jul 03 2017 (08:47)
srinivasvasanthi~ 4184 blog posts 15 correct pred (54% accurate)
Good and welcomes this Temperature Controlled Coaches.It is not a Air conditioned Coaches.
So our FM and IR shall not be imposed GST for these travel.
This Temperature Controlled coaches have to be clubbed with Sleeper class coaches for all benefits and 1.5 times Sleeper charges have to be levied for the common people.
Jul 03 2017 (09:03)
deepakrashikendra~ 1190 blog posts
Likely to charge Garibrath fare @2 times sleeper
These coaches shall be air conditioned only, and the temperature shall be kept higher so that the smaller and cheaper acs with lower power consumption shall suffice.
Success depends on the fare structure. If fare is kept just 20% cheaper than ACIII means maintaining same profitability as ACIII not many SL class pax shall migrate to the new AC class. Fare has to be 35-40% lesser for 80 paxs per LHB coach (SL coach layout) & excluding bedding cost.
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