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Posted: Jan 03 2018 (22:21)
Last Response: Jan 03 2018 (23:11)
IR AffairsJan 03 2018 (02:30) Railways to standardize number of coaches in trains: Piyush Goyal Piyush Goyal says railways will be able to run more trains once the number of coaches in trains has been standardized to 22 or less
sudhir~ 235 news posts
New Delhi: Indian Railways is planning to rationalize the number of coaches in trains to 22 or less and that a decision in this regard will be taken soon, railway minister Piyush Goyal said on Tuesday.
The railways will be able to run more trains once the number of coaches has been standardized.
Speaking to media, Goyal said, “We have formed a committee to suggest standard number of coaches for all trains. We should keep it 22 or less. Once we have standard numbers, we can run more trains and bring back the...
There was another article which summarised the same.
• To accommodate more passengers, railways plans to run standardised trains with 22 coaches
• Depending on the demand, railways at present runs trains having 12,16,18,22 and 26 coaches
• Plan is to initially have 300 trains of similar make on busiest routes
Jan 03 2018 (23:11)
sudhir~ 9092 blog posts 3834 correct pred (68% accurate)
Thanks. ''This will help railways to substitute one train with another in case of delays''. This would be nice. They can keep a couple of emergency rakes and use them when incoming trains are delayed. Substitutions
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