Railways has opened doors for private party to operate passenger train service. Private companies will be able to operate trains on 109 destination routes in the country. There is a possibility of investment of 30 thousand crores.

For the first time, Indian Railways has cleared the way for private investment for passenger train operations. All these trains run for 109 places in the country will have at least 16 coaches. Their maximum speed will be 160 kilometers per hour.

This project of Indian Railways is for 35 years. The private party will have to pay energy and haulage charges according to consumption. All these trains will operate the drivers and guards of the Indian Railways.


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