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Blog Entry# 1352209  
Posted: Jan 26 2015 (19:53)

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Last Response: Jan 27 2015 (12:03)
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Jan 26 2015 (19:53)   22183/Bhopal Habibganj - Indore AC Double Decker Express | BPL/Bhopal Junction (6 PFs)

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7 out of 9 double-deckers unviable: Rly board member
Several coaches from Bhopal-Indore double-decker train were sent to Mumbai-Goa route owing to poor occupancy. However, that too is running at 40% occupancy as is Vijayawada-Secunderabad double-decker train, even though it was started on public demand. But Secunderabad-Tirupati route is mostly full, which again highlights the fact if only religious routes are viable."
In view of the same, chief commercial managers (CCM) across railway zones, where double-decker trains are plying have been told to review and take a call, he said.

10 posts - Mon Jan 26, 2015

Jan 26 2015 (20:29)
Venkat వెంకట్~   13683 blog posts   13 correct pred (87% accurate)
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I think SC-TPTY reaching 60% occupancy which is enough for full AC trains.

Jan 26 2015 (20:31)
Guest: 7d636174   show all posts
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We cannot afford to run trains for 60% when there is demand for more than 100% in other routes.

Jan 26 2015 (20:33)
Venkat వెంకట్~   13683 blog posts   13 correct pred (87% accurate)
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Its as per RB directions only. They derived this equation, if it changes then sure many trains wiped out.
I think its not having 60% occupancy also. Better they train VSKP-TPTY or VSKP-MAS may be it helps.

Jan 26 2015 (20:35)
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Average could be below 40%.It is occasionally crossing.Above 60% thye can go for frequency increase.But as of now it is far better than other old big elephants.

Jan 27 2015 (12:03)
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Pune-BBS premium is almost 80% empty
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