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On average, 35.03 minutes, that’s how late.

Some may think that’s not bad for a transport network that carries around 8.2 billion passengers a year and operates 2000 passenger trains everyday.

Bihar is the worst stage in terms of delays -- the average delay is around an hour -- and Gujarat the best (the average delay is just 14 minutes).

A delay of 14 minutes should be bearable, especially for someone with a mobile data connection.

But how good is connectivity?

Three of the Rajdhanis fare well on this front, with the Kolkata, Delhi one coming out best in terms of mobile connectivity.

Mint presents data from, for the period between January and June.

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