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21.04.2017

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International collaboration in the area of railways


India and France have agreed to further strengthen their cooperation in the area of railways under an MoU signed in 2013. The collaboration between the two countries will, in particular, focus inter alia on high-speed and semi-high-speed rail and on upgrading current operations and infrastructure. India has over 66600 km of railways. It focuses its action, in particular, on safety speed upgrading, freight transport and network decongestion. France has 30,000 km of railways, more than 2000 km of high-speed tracks. The high-speed network is still expanding. (ben) www.pib.nic.in www.sncf.com

 

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