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Privatization of Indian Railways: Issue Analysis

So far, the private sector’s participation in railways has been very less in India, compared to sectors like ports, telecom, electricity, airports and roads. Several attempts have been made in the past to involve the private sector in various arenas like wagon procurement and leasing, freight trains and container operations, terminals and warehousing facilities, catering […]

Introspecting the Railways Privatization

Several committees including Anil Kakodkar, Sam Pitroda recommended the introduction of private investment in railways to develop a world class railway infrastructure. The dream looks gloomy till a roadmap is not chalked out to proceed. A lesson in case of privatized European railways is a mixed bag of good and bad experience. The privatization of […]