The Rail Market in India - 2011

 

India’s railway network, one of the largest in the world, is benefiting from massive investment to equip it to continue playing a vital role in the country’s economic growth.
 
The report outlines the structure of Indian Railways, including key statistical data, and provides website contact points for the 16 zonal railways that form the network. Budget provisions for 2011-12 and longer term development plans are summarised. Areas that are the current focus of investment such as Dedicated Freight Corridors are covered, together with other initiatives being pursued to develop freight and passenger traffic.
 
Also listed are rail-based urban transit systems and projects in India’s major cities aimed at providing the mobility that accompanies growing prosperity. Key characteristics and the status and estimated cost of each project are outlined. In addition, a summary of principal rail industry suppliers based in India is included.
 
Website URLs are included through the report to assist further research. 
 
The Rail Market in India – 2011 is aimed at any organisation seeking a concise overview of the country’s expanding rail and urban transit market, providing an easy-access guide to its structure, projects and plans.