Category Archives: Privatization of Railways

Railopolis: Airport like World-class Railway Stations in Habibganj

Indian Railways’ 1st airport-like world-class railway stations at Habibganj, Bhopal, will be ready by December 2020. Railopolis Hubs at Railway Stations are the places for people to spend quality time at food stalls, cafeteria and retail shops similar to the airports. Get ready to enjoy airport-like facilities at the railway stations! Indian Railway plans to… Read More »

“User Fees” – Railways introduces a ” New Charge” for Train Travellers

Train travel is likely to become expensive in forthcoming days as passengers have to pay an additional “User fees” in addition to the train fares at some major stations with high footfall. The announcement was made by railway board CEO VK Yadav. He asserted that the additional fee will be levied in order to attract investments… Read More »

Privatization of Indian Railways | Pros & Cons of Privatization

Indian Railways was private before 1947. Kolkata Rail was under BNR Company & East India Rail Company. Mumbai Central Rail was under Peninsular Company. Besides Baroda Rail, Martin Rail was existing. At that time, Railways was developing at a rapid rate. After nationalization in 1951, Railways was developed under political view. Even corruption & mismanagement… Read More »