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Blog Entry# 6070655
Posted: May 20 (16:04)

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May 20 (16:04)   12033/Kanpur Central - New Delhi Shatabdi Express | CNB/Kanpur Central (10 PFs)
deepak.yerr~   6301 blog posts
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Useful Agree:true judgement.
Shatabdi express is daytime intercity and runs on railway track but this Shatabdi is a sleeper bus running on expressway from Kanpur to New Delhi. Just searched about this bus and found they are 50 services listed from Kanpur to New Delhi in which 20 are reliable making 720 berth capacity and demand accounts to one more night train from Kanpur. From Lucknow they are alteast 50 realible buses available in night. If IR concentrates only on VB is short sectors of 500km then with the development of expressway network in UP the night traffic will go to road sector. 5 years back train is the only reliable travel option but after opening of Agra, Yamuna, and Purvachal expressway road sector has picked up from Kanpur, Lucknow, Gorakpur and EasternUP closer to new delhi by night. With Prayag Merrut eway cities of UP wil see overnight bus services to Chandigarh and...
Haridwar in future. IR should atpeast now open its eyes and introduce new overnight trains on 500-800 km on daily basis otherwise it will lose to road sector.

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May 20 (16:19)
arindamdas~   992 blog posts
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Unique and great Information.
Similar scenario in Kolkata-Siliguri; to some extent Kolkata-Asansol and Kolkata-Digha sector.
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May 20 (19:35)
ShikariShambuJr~   2519 blog posts
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Same situation is in Delhi-Chandigarh IR is running 2 16C VB with full occupancy with 3 shatabdi and many SF's
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May 20 (20:07)
codedecode   100 blog posts
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That's a good point of view really a overnight is needed in Prayagraj - Kanpur - Delhi sector there are 30-50+ offzones trains running whereas NCR origin only 3-4 trains are running which runs always packed in this sector.Hence citing the demand there is a need of running one more overnighter.Same goes with Lucknow (NR).
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