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Indian Railways plans to monetise assets of Dedicated Freight Corridor project

Indian Railways plans to monetise assets of Dedicated Freight Corridor project
Indian Railways plans to monetise assets of Dedicated Freight Corridor project
Given Dedicated Freight Corridor project is already under a corporate structure, it may be easier to monetise

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The move comes close on the heels of the Indian Railways’ big-bang announcement to allow private operators in passenger train operations from 2023, entailing an investment of ₹30,000 crore. Indian Railways has already issued a request for qualification for all 12 clusters that includes 109 routes.

NEW DELHI: The railways has decided to include the flagship dedicated freight corridor project in its asset-monetisation programme, along with railway stations and trains, looking to attract big investors.A high-level committee has been tasked to come up with a plan that will include corporatisation of railway production units and deploying the hybrid annuity model used successfully in highway construction. The empowered group of secretaries
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