Ministry of Railways has released new time table for the year 2019-20. As each year time table of many trains changes with the onset of monsoon, railways have released this year’s time. The new train time table is effective from July 01, 2019. There are a total of 17 railway zones in India for which the train time table is released zone wise. Let us see what are the changes and new additions to our train’s list. Several numbers of train routes have also been extended. Here are some of the major changes that have taken place in train time table.
Launch Of New Trains
- Two Tejas Express
- One Vande Bharat Express
- Thirty Four Humsafar Express
- Eleven Antodaya Express
- One Uday Express
Express Train Statistics
Ministry of Railways runs around 3600 express trains incorporating Gatiman Express, Rajdhani Express, Vande Bharat Express, Tejas Express, Antyodaya Express, Shatabdi Express, Humsafar Express, Garib Rath Express, YUVA Express, Janshatabdi Express, Sampark Kranti Express, Duronto Express, and other trains as well. The number of travellers who travels every day is around 22.7 billion in these trains.
Increasing Speed of Trains
Indian Railways speeds up around 261 trains with up to 110 minutes across all the railway zones facilitating the faster movement of the travellers. For instance train 12116 Siddheshwar SF Express will now reach its destination (CSMT station) at 6:35 hrs instead of 6:50 hrs.
Enhancing the Time of Trains
Genesis of the trains running late has been kept in consideration and requisite steps are taken to curb the problem of late running status in the new train time table. Spare rakes are established at the major stations and terminals to make sure that departure of train takes place on time. For instance train 18415 Barbil Puri Express will leave from source that is Barbil station at 9:15 AM instead of 9:25 AM w.e.f July 1, 2019.
Substitution of passenger trains with DEMU and MEMU
Small distance passenger trains are replaced by Mainline Electric Multiple Units (MEMUs) and Diesel Electric Multiple Units (DEMUs). Since last year, 141 number of passenger trains are replenished to boost the potency of the system.
Alteration of Terminals
For smooth functioning of trains, irregular movement of the trains is decreased and 12 train terminal stations have been changed. Additionally, running of 27 trains is accentuated via adjacent and satellite terminals in order to remove the overturn of locomotives. For instance train 12167 has been extended upto Manduadih (MUV) which earlier was running only till Varanasi Jn (BSB).
Emphasis has been given to speed up trains so that they pretty much run on time. People who travel by trains must check out the complete detailed new train time table on Indian Railways website with name Train at a Glance 2019. Download Trainman App to check PNR Status, Seat Availability, Running Status, Train inquiry and much more. Let us know which change in the latest time table did you like the most or will affect you most.