Indian Railways will be calling for bids for redevelopment of stations under the public, private partnership mode as well as for running more private trains in the Mumbai-Delhi-Kolkata sections soon, said Chairman, Railway Board Vinod Kumar Yadav.
“We have redesigned the station redevelopment model and will be unveiling the details shortly. There is also potential for running more passenger trains in addition to the existing ones run on the Mumbai-Delhi-Kolkata routes within the next two years. Bidding will take one year and at least three years to get them rolling,” he said.
Mr. Yadav envisages private players to play a significant role in the coming years in terms of improving passenger amenities like better food, clean linen, entertainment and so on as it happens all over the world.
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