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Posted: Jul 03 (01:34)
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The Railways expects private train operators to start running passenger trains by April 2023, breaking a state-controlled monopoly in this segment.
Railway Board chairman V K Yadav said private players in passenger train operations will mean modern trains running at higher speeds, and catering to a demand that remains unmet by Railways. The private trains will constitute around five per cent of all trains, he said, adding that the rest of the 95 per cent of the trains in India will be operated by Railways.
“Train sets have to be brought by private