As many as 500 Mail Express trains have been speeded up by 10 minutes to 70 minutes while another 130 services (65 pairs) have been speeded up by converting them to Superfast category in the new all-India railway time table which has come into effect from October 1, the Railway Ministry said today.
Overall, the average speed of all trains has increased by about 5% leading to availability of nearly 5% additional paths for operation of more trains, according to the official statement.
The punctuality of Indian Railways for Mail Express trains during the year 2022-23 is about 84% which is about 9% more than the punctuality of about 75% achieved during 2019-20, the statement added.
The Ministry of Railways released its new All India Railway Time Table known as “Trains at a Glance (TAG)” effective from 1st October, 2022. The new Trains at a Glance is also available w.e.f. 1st October, 2022 on Indian Railways’ official website i.e. www.indianrailways.gov.in.