Honest reporting, efforts of employees improved punctuality of trains: Piyush Goyal


Honest reporting, efforts of employees improved punctuality of trains: Piyush Goyal

“Honest” reporting of delays and efforts by railway employees in monitoring trains and routes have improved punctuality of the national transporter by 20 per cent this year, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said Tuesday.

Goyal said the railways lost 88,000 minutes per day in journey time in March 2018, but the number of minutes lost was reduced to 59,000 per day by August 2018.

This, he said, shows that more trains were sticking to their schedule now than during the beginning of  the year.

“We implemented the automatic data logger at over 98 places of railway routes. Due to the automatic data collection, the punctuality of trains dipped in the last few months. Read More

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