Punctuality problem: What is stretching the waiting time for trains

The railways also factor in a 15 per cent chance of locomotive or wagon failure, signal problems and electrical defects during a train journey

New Delhi

The wait for trains is becoming longer.  The average delay on all trains was 53 minutes in 2017, up from 45 minutes in the prior year, according to independent estimates. The Indian Railways data states punctuality has dipped to 65 per cent during the week ended June 3.

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First Published: Jun 15 2018 | 2:02 AM IST

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