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I have a very interesting question. Before coming to the question, let me first explain something about the situation. On 11th March, 2015, I came to this website to check the arr/dep trend of the 12420 at NDLS to give me some hope that on 6th May, the day I will have to catch an International flight from DEL T3 at 2100, the train will not be delayed by a significant time. So, as I checked the trend, I also noticed that 12419/12420 share rake with 14211/14212. I don't have any expert knowledge of rake sharing in IR from any resource. By logic only, I'm deriving the knowledge here. Logically, by rake sharing, I mean that only after a train, lets say T1, running from A to B, reaches B, then only the train T2, running from B to either back to A or to some C (which is same case...
Mar 14 2015 (16:47)
arkgood~ 2270 blog posts 3961 correct pred (74% accurate)
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Mar 14 2015 (17:06)
Railfan Z*^~ 11562 blog posts 2583 correct pred (84% accurate)
Well, it took me three reads to get the entire idea. Maybe my bad but yay! I made it! Anyways. You were spot on in your research and I'd try iron out the little doubts that remain.
Yes the two trains do share rakes and the arr/dep of first to the other is closely governed by the mathematical(ish) equations jotted down.
Yes the train does not go to yard for cleaning because the rake belongs to Lucknow division, NR and the 6 hour mandatory maintenance is due at Lucknow, not at NDLS...
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