Here is another defect of the rakes, which I had seen many times in the past but was not able to capture it on camera. Windows of the same coach are not aligned in a straight line.
Meanwhile, I have received reports of seats sagging in first class. This leads to a difference in levels of seats at joints (only in case of long seat for 7 people). This difference makes sitting on the joint uncomfortable. Hence people refuse to sit on the joint. As a result only 7 passengers can be accommodated on the seat whose length is sufficient to confortably accommodate 8 passengers.
On the other hand, there has been an improvement too. Rake number 1093-1096 has improved design of luggage racks. The improvements are: a. Increase in overall width; b. Reduction in the distance between two rods of the rack so that small items do not fall down. Again, this was suggested to MRVC in November 2007. It took 2 years to implement this miniscule change.