No Large-Scale Privatisation Plans: Railway Ministry
A commuter train sits at a platform in Sandhurst Road railway station in Mumbai, India. (Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)  

No Large-Scale Privatisation Plans: Railway Ministry

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There is a proposal to outsource commercial and onboard services of a few trains, but no large-scale privatisation plans are underway, the Railway Ministry informed Parliament on Friday.

In reply to a query in the Rajya Sabha, the ministry said that while private players will be allowed to run trains, the responsibility of its safety lay with the railways.

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