Indian Railways has sent out a global tender to get seven lakh metric tonne of rails for revamping old tracks to ensure safety after several accidents in the recent past.
“So, seven lakh metric tonne of additional rail (track) is sought to be procured for which a global tender is already been out on the 12th of October,” said Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal.
The decision comes after reports suggested earlier this month that Indian Railways will spend Rs 1,000 crore over the next six months to replace old and outdated tracks with new ones. Read More…
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