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Blog Entry# 3465928
Posted: May 29 (23:34)

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Last Response: Dec 07 (12:13)
  
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May 29 (23:34)   09004/Hazrat Nizamuddin - Bandra Terminus Rajdhani Special

Avishek Ray~   604 blog posts   18 correct pred (78% accurate)
Entry# 3465928            Tags   Past Edits
**Special Trains- Special Problems**
It's an irony of fact that special trains are most of the time given very ordinary treatment, despite of being called 'Special'. From huge delays (even though you pay extra fare in a special fare special, you may bet that your train will be delayed) to less occupancy, special trains face countless problems. Let's try to list the 'special problems' out and see which one of them is mostly hated. So vote for the fact about the special trains you dislike most.
**PS:- Definitely there are exceptions like Special
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Rajdhani, but they are really handful and as the proverb goes, 'Exception doesn't prove any rule'. ☺☺
NO vote
Unorthodox TT- Improper timing like midnight arrival/ departure is a common fact
3%
1
Most of the time specials are much slower than the regular trains in the same route- this applies for both ME or SF
0%
0
Sheds may be overflown with WAPs or EMDs. but specils can't get better then WAGs or WDGs
3%
1
Meaningless extra fares for meaningless concepts like Special Fare Special. Subidha etc
49%
18
Old and worn out rakes- very common among specials
3%
1
Least priority enroute. even lesser than super crawlers sometimes
11%
4
Huge delays
0%
0
Unreliability- though this is a generic statement. but the fact is for this issue specials mostly run half to full vacant- something to be worried about
0%
0
More than one of the above options (please comment)
19%
7
All of the above
11%
4
I like specials and don't hate anything
3%
1
Any other (please comment)
0%
0

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