Steady on. I do trains not culture. Speaking of a Rake's Progress across India have you seen the thread about India's longest train? I don't think it is subject to rake sharing. It probably needs a total rebuild after 82.5 hours continuous travel - assuming that it's on time.
Last edited by Dave W; Nov 24th, 2011 at 01:19.. Reason: Trying to rescue feeble joke
#8 Nov 24th, 2011, 07:51
- Join Date:
- Jun 2010
- Hyderabad, india
A rake is normally shared by not more than 2 trains. So the rake goes from A to B where its renamed and them goes from B to C. Later it retraces back to A thru B. There is a time period of a few hours between each leg to allow for delays and washing, cleaning and maintenance.
#9 Jul 11th, 2013, 17:42
- Join Date:
- Jul 2013
- Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Quote:Rake Sharing means simple to understand. Let us assume now a train arrived at a main station after its journey that stipulated by authorities. Either it goes to maintenance for washing side or
it will ready to go on the name of other train that scheduled for within an hour.
'Ex: Train 'A' goes to Hyderabad to Warangal. Another Train 'B' runs Hyderabad to Khazipet. 'A' Finishes its journey and return Hyderabad just now. Now 'B' Train has to go Khazipet. But its still in transit as per the schedule. Time is running. In the meantime, as per the schedule 'A' has to take in the form of 'B' and will ready to go Hyderabad to Khazipet. When 'B' comes the vice versa. This is as per my knowledge.
|Title, Username, & Date||Last Post||Replies||Views||Forum|
|How's a solo, female meant to get to Trivandrum from Madurai?||Oct 9th, 2012 12:55||7||688||Kerala|
|Saurashtra mail rake composition - can we switch from 2nd AC to 1st at Rajkot?||Aug 30th, 2010 00:13||8||2197||Indian Railways|
|Happy to be sharing on IM||Apr 26th, 2008 17:56||12||1004||Introduce Yourself|
|LHB Rake - Mumbai Rajdhani Express||Feb 23rd, 2005 10:13||1||6761||Indian Railways|
- You may not post new threads
- You may not post replies
- You may not post attachments
- You may not edit your posts
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off