Indian Railways converts 500 Mail Express trains to Superfast category

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Indian Railways converted 500 Mail Express trains to the Superfast category on 4 October.

Important facts

  • In addition, 130 services (65 pairs) have been converted into superfast category.

  • The speed of trains has been increased from 10 minutes to 70 minutes.

  • Overall the average speed of all trains has increased by about 5 per cent, leaving about 5 per cent additional routes available for operation of more trains.

  • Indian Railways has released its new All India Railway Time Table known as 'TRAINS AT A GLANCE'.

  • This new timetable is effective from October 1, 2022.

Punctuality of Indian Railways during the year 2022-23

  • The punctuality of Indian Railways for Mail Express trains during the year 2022-23 is around 84%.

  • This is about 9 percent more than the nearly 75 percent punctuality achieved during the year 2019-20.

  • In addition, around 3,000 passenger trains and 5,660 suburban trains also operate on the Indian Railways network.

  • About 2.23 crore people travel by trains every day.

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