Monday, December 11 2017

October 10, 2017

Indian Railways for increasing the speed of passenger trains to 200 kmph

A Joint Declaration of Intent was signed between Ministry of Railways and Germany in Rail Bhavan in the presence of Ashwani Lohani, Chairman, Railway Board regarding carrying out of feasibility study on existing Chennai-Kazipet corridor of Indian Railways by German Railways for increasing the speed of passenger trains to 200 kmph on 50.50 percent cost sharing basis.
The current Joint Declaration of Intent is intended to deepen the cooperation, more specifically towards the achievement in the priority area of Semi High Speed Rail: the upgrading of current passenger services to SHS (Semi High Speed) upto 200 kmph on the Chennai-Kazipet corridor (643 km).