Indian Railways zones come up with a new way to improve its punctuality record, but that doesn’t mean that passengers will be happy! When it comes to punctuality, Indian Railways has never been the best bet for most of us. This summer, the national transporter has seen one of the worst punctuality performances.
Last week, it came to notice that the railways reported 70 per cent on-time performance. However, in the last few months, the figure went down to 60 per cent, which means that 40 per cent of the trains were delayed, states an IE report.
Facing severe criticism for train delays, some zones of Indian Railways have decided to incorporate the delay by changing the run-time of trains in its timetable! Interestingly, the Southern zone of the national transporter has extended the run-time of 90 trains, changing it by 30 minutes to an hour, states the report.
Additionally, the Northern zone has also proposed to delay the arrival times of around 95 trains, by 30 minutes to an hour. Read More
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