Railways” 100-day plan: Cut travel time on Delhi-Howrah, Delhi-Mumbai routes


Railways” 100-day plan: Cut travel time on Delhi-Howrah, Delhi-Mumbai routes

In a bid to reduce travel time, the Indian Railways, under its 100-day action plan, envisages reducing the travel time on the Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes at an investment of over Rs 13,500 crore, officials said.

This is one of the 11 proposals prepared by the Railways in its 100-day plan, with instructions to initiate immediate action to implement them by August 31.

A senior Railway Ministry official told : “In a proposal approved by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, the Railways plans to increase the train speed to 160 kmh on the busy routes of Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah in the next four years.

“By increasing the speeds on these busiest rail routes, the travel time between Delhi-Howrah and Delhi-Mumbai will be reduced to 12 hours and 10 hours Read More

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