The Tejas Express, operated by the IRCTC, runs from Lucknow to Delhi. Photo: Twitter

Modi’s plan to modernise India’s railways: too little, too late (just like the trains)?

  • With the state’s monopoly train operator running at a frequent loss, Modi is seeking investment from the likes of Hong Kong’s MTR and Singapore’s SBS to liberalise India’s railways
  • Regional transport players are keeping a close watch on the Tejas Express, a new semi-autonomous train service that is seen as a pilot test for Modi’s vision
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The Tejas Express, operated by the IRCTC, runs from Lucknow to Delhi. Photo: Twitter
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