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What is the general order of precedence of trains, for priority passage in a track?  
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Aug 04 2011 (13:17)
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What is the general order of precedence of trains, for priority passage in a track?

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Jul 07 2011 (18:16)
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Debarghya Dasgupta   Added by:   Aug 04 2011 (13:17)
General Order of Precedence of Trains:
Unless specific orders to the contrary are issued by the COM or by those acting on his behalf, the following
general orders of precedence shall be observed by control and stations.
1. ARME, ART proceeding to the site of accident.
2.
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President’s and VVIP’s specials (Unless otherwise specified in the Time Table).
3. Suburban train in peak rush direction.
4. Super fast trains like Shatabdi, Rajdhani etc.
5. Mail / Express trains.
6. Military personnel special, if instructed by emergency control/DOM.
7. Fast Passenger train
8. Special engaged by the public. (Precedence order may be revised)
9. Passenger trains.
10. Mixed trains.
11. Military stores special.
12. Express or special goods train.
13. Through goods train.
14. Accident relief train returning from the site of accident (unless otherwise ordered).
15. Shunting and van goods train.
16. Departmental trains.
Source : Operating Manual for Indian Railways.
Kindly note points 3 and 4!!!
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