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The rise of Indian population has not only affected traveling comforts of the people but has accelerated the rate of accidents, especially while traveling. The rush in stations, leaving stations as per the Indian railways schedule, has often affected working of Indian Railways. In order to avoid the suffocating crowd inside the compartments it has introduced several new trains and widened the network throughout India. Thus thousands of people are benefitted and the increase in the number of trains has helped them to get rid of the shaky travel in crowded local trains and it acts as s a precautionary measure to protect them from any mishap.
Moreover local trains are an economic option for daily commuters in metros like Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, etc. Every day a large number of people board the trains to go to schools, colleges, offices and other destinations. For people coming from outskirts of the cities, trains remain the only communicating option for them. In these cities, a large section of the population relies only on the trains for their daily commutation.
The railways help the passengers by providing the railway time table, which provides a list of trains running on various routes. Not only are the schedules of the local trains but also that of the fast express trains are shown in this list. These schedules are available online for the convenience of the user, who can access it any time from any place. The booking of tickets is also made easy with all the information and mode of payment offered online.