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Last Updated : Jul 03, 2020 06:16 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

In Pics | Railways privatisation: Here's all you need to know

Indian Railways has decided to rope in private operators to run passenger trains. The bidding process will be finalised by April next year and the trains will start operations by April 2023.

On July 1 Indian Railways started its privatisation plan with government inviting requests for qualifications from private companies to run 151 modern passenger trains. The entire process to shortlist bidders will take six months. It is estimated that it would attract investment of around Rs 30,000 crore. All you need to know about Indian Government’s new plan to run private trains over Indian Railways network. (Image: News18 Creative)

On July 1 Indian Railways started its privatisation plan with government inviting requests for qualifications from private companies to run 151 modern passenger trains. The entire process to shortlist bidders will take six months. It is expected to attract investment of around Rs 30,000 crore. (Image: News18 Creative)

Privatisation of railways. (Image: News18 Creative)

Privatisation of railways. (Image: News18 Creative)

Possible players. (Image: News18 Creative)

Possible players. (Image: News18 Creative)

Private trains | Each train will have 16 coaches and will be high-speed trains. (Image: News18 Creative)

Private trains | Each train will have 16 coaches and will be high-speed trains. (Image: News18 Creative)

The 12 clusters. (Image: News18 Creative)

The 12 clusters. (Image: News18 Creative)

Some of the countries that have privatised railways. (Image: News18 Creative)

Some of the countries that have privatised railways. (Image: News18 Creative)

First Published on Jul 3, 2020 06:16 pm
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