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Railway roadmap: Govt to invite private players to run routes

Centre looks at inviting private players to own, operate trains on select routes.

Trial run of Vande Bharat-type trains to begin next week

Railway Board Member (Rolling Stock) Rajesh Agrawal on Wednesday said the Railways was also planning to run trains with speed ranging from 140 kmph to 160 kmph on Mumbai-Vadodara, Mumbai-Nashik and Mumbai-Pune sections to provide faster connectivity with cities close to the country’s financial capital.


Trial runs of Vande Bharat-type trains between Mumbai to Pune, Nashik, Vadodara from next week

Railway Board member Rajesh Agrawal said if the trial goes as per plan, we can reduce the travel time between Mumbai to Pune and Nashik to within two hours.

Piyush Goyal launches Rail Drishti Dashboard, says 'ours is an accountable govt'

Union Minister Piyush Goyal also said the NDA government has always given its report card on each of the last five years and now it is time to see people's mandate.

Vande Bharat Express hit by stones; driver's screen, windows damaged

The Northern Railways CPRO also said officials attended to the damaged windows and put on safety sheets to ensure passengers are not inconvenienced in any way during its Sunday journey.

Vande Bharat Express starts its maiden commercial run today

The train departed from New Delhi at 6 am on Sunday and is scheduled to reach Varanasi at 2 pm.


Vande Bharat Express suffers snag on way back from Varanasi

The train rolled for several kilometres with a rattling sound, as smoke and a burning smell filled the rear coaches, which officials said are usually the classic signs of “brake binding”.

Day after launch by PM Modi, Train 18 breaks down 200 km outside Delhi

Train 18 breakdown: The Vande Bharat Express was being brought back to New Delhi from Varanasi for its first commercial run on Sunday when the breaks jammed in one of the last coaches. However, the train will run as per schedule on February 17.

Govt plans 100 more Train 18-like trainsets across India

"PM Modi has given permission to make 100 more Train 18-like trainsets to run across India in semi high-speed service. We have already started the tendering process for about 30," Piyush Goyal said