Indias first railway university aims to put train network on right track [Guardian]





Date: 15/02/2016

With 40,000 miles of tracks and 17,000 trains, Indias vast railway network stretches across the subcontinent, connecting remote villages to heaving metropolises. Set up under the Raj, the system provides a crucial lifeline for the 18 million people a day who use it and for the 1.4 million people it employs.


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Scheme is billed as an attempt to upgrade much-criticised rail system and turn India into a global centre for R&D, but some say it is a waste of money

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