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News Entry# 465296
Sep 20 (12:25) Another train gets Third AC Economy coach (railtracker.in)
Coach Augmentations
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News Entry# 465296  Blog Entry# 5070617   
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13 Public Posts - Mon Sep 20, 2021

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Sep 20 (13:54)
नेकी कर दरिया में डाल । ऊपर वाला सब देख रहा है
Venky63~   5773 blog posts
Re# 5070617-14            Tags   Past Edits
Yr Ist para needs to revised , marginally lower than 3A fare .
Next yr observation about cramped space in coach is fully correct and IR should think about it logically
I fear Economy 3A coaches will meet same fate just like Mr Lallo Prasad Yadav side middle berth innovation SL class in late 90 s
Wait &watch

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Sep 20 (14:04)
a2z
A2Z~   17321 blog posts
Re# 5070617-15            Tags   Past Edits
** ACC and AC3 are the only profitable class for IR. Rest all are giving losses.
** When ACDD was introduced, IR did the mistake of not passing any benefit of the economies of scale (120 seats per coach instead of conventional 68-75) by keeping the fares same as normal ACC. As a result ACDD turned out to be a failure.
** Had the benefits been passed on to passengers by keeping profit per coach of ACDD & ACC same, fares would have been substantially lower and a number of severe loss giving
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non-AC seating paxs would have moved on to ACDD and given modest profits to IR. But IRwant huge profit in the name of AC travel.
** In that case a number of full length ACDD trains would have been operating across IR network and ACDD coaches could have been a part of standard intercity rake composition.

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Sep 20 (14:10)
a2z
A2Z~   17321 blog posts
Re# 5070617-16            Tags   Past Edits
** By repeating the same mistake with AC3E, IR has again lost great opportunity to bring AC train travel to common masses.
** IF AC3E fares are kept low enough to give just nominal profits at full occupancy, IR could have made Delhi-Mumbai, & Delhi-Kolkata routes, the future Dedicated Passenger Corridors, into predominantly 160kmph routes where long distance trains have only AC1,AC2,AC3,AC3 (really low cost) & short distance trains have EC, ACC, ACDD (really low cost) coaches.
** Above arrangement could have popularized ac train travel and set the tone for operation
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of Bullet Trains in future.

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Sep 20 (14:13)
a2z
A2Z~   17321 blog posts
Re# 5070617-17            Tags   Past Edits
No. of seats have been increased by 16% and to keep the revenuie same, the fares have to be reduced by same factor i.e. about 16% lesser than AC3

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Sep 20 (14:21)
Hrishik Mukherjee~   3176 blog posts
Re# 5070617-18            Tags   Past Edits
13.8% fare reduction
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