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Train Punctuality was 68-69% in June

Other major causes for delays, he said, were the level-crossing gates on the central line, chain pulling, and the capacity of existing terminals facing heavy congestion.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai |
July 3, 2015 2:47:18 am
Central Railway, Amitabh Ojha, trains, railways, Mumbai news, maharashtra news, india news, nation news, news “Punctuality of trains was at 68 to 69 per cent last month,” he said during a media interaction Thursday.

Divisional Railway Manager, Central Railway, Amitabh Ojha, Thursday admitted that repeated delays and cancellations of trains had now become a major concern.

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“Punctuality of trains was at 68 to 69 per cent last month,” he said during a media interaction Thursday.

Ojha said while there were various reasons, like the AC-DC conversation and the heavy rains last month that caused disruption in services, the quality of the rakes was also a major factor. Other major causes for delays, he said, were the level-crossing gates on the central line, chain pulling, and the capacity of existing terminals facing heavy congestion.

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