Indian Railway Time Table: Indian Railways has released a new railway timetable which will be in effect from November 1, 2017. In a bid to increase the speed of long-distance trains thereby reducing the running time Central Government has released the innovative timetabling.
According to the revised railway timetable, the runtime of some long trains would cut by 15 minutes to two hours. Known for making revolutionary changes, Railway Minister Piyush Goel is keeping his mark on the new ministry.
Indian Railways New Time Table
To speeding up the trains and also following safety measures, Indian Railways would be implementing automatic signaling mechanism. In addition to the infrastructure upgrade, the National Transport system is also introducing the new Linke-Hofmann-Busch coaches that allow a 130 kmph top speed.
Under the supervision of railway minister Piyush Goel, railways are also in the process of reviewing permanent speed restrictions. According to the New Railway Timetable, the halt time of some trains will be reduced. From November 1, No Halting of trains at selected stations with less footfall would be implemented.
Railways official twitter handle has tweeted about the same and released the New Railway Timetable on the official site.
Salient Features Of Time Table of North Central Railway Effective From 01.11.2017https://t.co/AMqslDFM3e
— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) October 31, 2017
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal stated that”Initially, the railways had a target of removing all unmanned crossings in three years. But I told them, why not do it within a year? There are around 5,000-odd such level crossings. Removal of unmanned crossing will lead to 30-35 percent reduction in accidents,”Few rail users said that there is nothing for the people of Andhra Pradesh to cheer about the new Railway Time Table issued by the East Coast Railway (ECoR)
Some are commenting that Although the speeding up of trains is appreciable but concerning the safety of people, specific measures have to be taken. It is known that the Indian government has allotted a special safety fund of Rs 1.31 lakh crore in its Budget for Indian Railways.
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