Railway Sector in India

Indian Railways (IR) have been the prime movers to the nation and have the distinction of being the second largest railway system in the world under single management. IR has historically played an important integrating role in the socio-economic development of the country. Its role in economic development assumes importance due to its innate advantage as a mode of surface transport being more energy efficient and environment friendly than other transport modes.

Indian Railways: Segments

Railway Segments

Importance of Railways

Railways Development in India: A Snapshot

Growth Drivers for Railways

Revenue Growth for Indian Railways

Revenue Breakup for Railways

Subsidiaries of Indian Railways

Public Private Partnership in Indian Railways



Himanshu Arora
Doctoral Scholar in Economics & Senior Research Fellow, CDS, Jawaharlal Nehru University

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Revisiting the Basics

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