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New Delhi. Railways have issued a draft for private operators with the key indicators of performance, according to which, if the trains operated by them run late or reach the destination early, they will have to pay heavy fines.
The draft released on Wednesday stated that private train operators must adhere to 95 percent of the time in a year.
According to the draft, operators will have to pay a penalty if they give incorrect information about the revenue received or if they do not give the correct information about the cancellation of the train.
According to the draft, if the train is delayed by more than 15 minutes to reach the destination, it will be considered a failure to follow the time.The document states that in such a case, the private operator will have to pay an additional freight charge of 200 km for 'one per cent reduction in timeliness' against the punctuality.
Railways said that the freight charges would be Rs 512 per km. This is the fee that the private operator will pay to use the railway infrastructure.If a private train arrives at the destination at least 10 minutes early, the operator will have to pay a penalty of 10 km as a penalty to the railway. The officials said that this step is so that private trains follow the time.
It also states that if the train does not reach the destination on time due to railway, then the railway will pay its amount.
It also states that in the event of cancellation of railway service on behalf of the operator, he will pay a quarter of the freight to the railway for that train as compensation. At the same time, if the rail service is canceled by the railway, then the railway operator will pay the same fee.Do not pay damages to anyone if the time limit of a train is affected due to reasons like bad weather, cattle coming under the train, a man coming under the train, law and order, public demonstration, criminal activity, accident Will happen.