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India's first private train in just three years: All you need to know

Business Standard's Assistant Editor Shine Jacob gives a sense of this announcement in detail

Indian Railways | Tejas Express | Railway Board

Kanishka Gupta & Shine Jacob  |  New Delhi 

yesterday announced that country's first private train will be on track by April 2023. But, Would it be able to beat a Rajdhani Express or a Shatabdi in services and speed? And why was Tejas earlier labelled as India's first private train?

Railways said it has invited proposals from private companies to run 151 modern passenger trains. The railways will shortlist bidders to run train operations on 109 pairs of routes across the country.

Let's hear it from an expert on the subject.

Business Standard's Assistant Editor Shine Jacob will give us a sense of this announcement in detail.

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First Published: Fri, July 03 2020. 17:27 IST