Railways in talks with top global companies to start high-speed trains
The Railways ministry is in advanced talks with top six global companies for the launch of very high-speed trains in India.
The trains are being planned to travel at a speed of 600kms per hour.
The companies having the technology that can travel beyond 350km per hour speed have come forward.
The launch of such high-speed trains may happen in the next 10 years.
The officials are also working to raise funds for development of the railways network.
The funds are focused on ensuring safety, updating technology, and improving speed and comfort of rail users.