Officials said that the new AC coaches will be economical as their tickets will be priced between AC 3 and Sleeper coaches. Each coach will have 83 berths.
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Japan on 11 and 12 November, the issue of the civil nuclear deal is a major one.
These two initiatives are part of major reforms being undertaken by the railways that will transform the national transporter in a big way
Maglev train floats above the track by about 1 inch to 6 inches on a cushion of magnetic power
Among the slew of measures that Suresh Prabhu announced were nine more high-speed trains, faster speed of existing trains, Wi-Fi in 400 stations and user-friendly ladders to mount upper berths. Here are the key highlights of the Railway Budget 2015.
The costs involved in setting up a bullet train network may be huge, but their benefits are probably understated. They are a better alternative to air travel on distances upto 1,200km
When it comes to speed and efficiency Indian Railways lags far behind in comparison to other developed nations, barring a few semi-high speed trains.
Railway minister Sadananda Gowda promised among other things, the introduction of nine high speed routes in the country.
DIPP has reasoned that there was an urgent need to modernise, strengthen and expand the Indian railway network which would require very large capital investment.