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India's rail network was the third largest in the world in FY18.

Indian Railways

Latest update: December, 2017

  • In the last 10 years, revenues from the passenger segment expanded at a CAGR of 10.42 per cent, with the total revenue earnings in FY17 totalling to around US$ 7.2 billion. Passenger earnings stood at US$ 6.8 billion during April-February 2017-18.
  • As of February 2017, Indian Railways to manufacture semi high-speed, 160 kmph "world-class" train under Make in India initiative, comprising 16 fully air-conditioned coaches. The new train will be manufactured at half of the import cost, at the Integral Coach Factory, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • With eight metro rail networks spread over a length of 370 kilometres (km) and over two dozen metro projects lined up, India’s metro rail network is expanding at a fast pace. The Government of India has allocated US$ 2.21 billion for metro projects in Budget 2018-19.
Growth

Notes: CAGR – Compound Annual Growth Rate, FY – Indian Financial Year (April–March), F – Forecast, FY18*- Up to February 2018, *CAGR is up to FY17
Source: Ministry of Railways, Aranca Research

  • Increase in the demand for passenger trains is supported by urbanisation, improving income standards, etc
  • India Railways is collaborating with Russian Railways to work on 575-km long stretch between Secunderabad and Nagpur, which would allow the trains to run at speeds of more than 200 km/hr
  • In January 2017, the Indian Railways and UNESCO signed an agreement, for setting up a rail link between neighbouring countries like Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Myanmar.
  • In March 2017, the government signed the TIR – Transport Internationaux Routiers or International Road Transports, under the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), to ease trade with other countries.
Growth

Notes: CAGR – Compound Annual Growth Rate, E – Estimate, FY – Indian Financial Year (April–March), FY181-Up to February
Source: Make In India, Ministry of Railways, Aranca Research

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With an impeccable record across last four decades, KMC Constructions is been executing some of the largest and complex projects till date. It was in the year 1970 Mr M Raja Mohan Reddy, a well know entrepreneur and technocrat, conceived a partnership firm ‘Krishna Mohan Constructions’ with a clear intent of becoming the most sought a...

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The company deals in the infrastructure space for Rail Transport under one roof on turnkey basis. It has been active in fields of Signaling, Telecommunications, Track and Information Systems. It has plans to further diversify in the fields of Metro Viaduct and Tunnels, Electric Traction System, Traffic Management. It is active all over India s...

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IRCON International Ltd

IRCON International Ltd, a government company incorporated by the Central Government (Ministry of Railways) under the Companies Act, 1956 on April 28, 1976 originally under the name Indian Railway Construction Company Ltd, is the leading turnkey construction company in the public sector known for its quality, commitment and consistency in terms of ...

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Balaji Railroad Systems Ltd

Balaji Railroad Systems Ltd (BARSYL) is an ISO 9001-2008 certified company based in India specializing in railway systems consultancy with global experience. Over the past 26 years, BARSYL has been providing full range of rail transportation Consultancy Services, i.e., systems planning, design engineering, project management and O&M support servi...

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ECI Railways

ECI Engineering & Construction Company is a leading EPC company in India in the Energy and Infrastructure sectors. They have provided EPC services since 1974 and have established a strong reputation within the markets for executing large complex projects and for providing turnkey solutions to their clients. ECI is amongst the very few companies in ...

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Rahee Group

Rahee Group is a leading integrated railroad company in India and has been manufacturing track products for over sixty years. The group specializes in construction of bridges, track installations, civil constructions, flash butt welding, turnout systems and fastening systems. Rahee is a one-stop destination for all bridges and permanent way requ...

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Pipavav Railway Corporation

To create a special purpose vehicle (SPV), Pipavav Railway Corporation Ltd (PRCL) was set up in May 2000 under the Companies Act, 1956, as a joint venture (JV) company with Indian Railways and Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd (GPPL) under a shareholder's agreement with 50 per cent equity participation of each party. PRCL is a unique example of public-priva...

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Hyderabad Metro Project

The Hyderabad Metro Rail is being developed as one of the largest modern transport systems in the world based upon the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model and is a venture by the Government of Telangana. The main idea behind the concept of Metro Rail is to ensure commuters reach on time to work and are not delayed on account of lack of rapid tra...

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Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd

Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) is a joint venture (JV) of the Government of India and the Government of Karnataka, and is a special purpose vehicle (SPV) entrusted with the responsibility of implementation of the Bangalore Metro Rail Project. Bangalore Metro was later christened as 'Namma Metro'. The project has two corrid...

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DFCCIL

Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL) is a special purpose vehicle (SPV) set up under the administrative control of Ministry of Railways to undertake planning and development, mobilisation of financial resources and construction, maintenance and operation of the dedicated freight corridors. DFCCIL was incorporated in 2006 under I...

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CONCOR

Container Corporation of India Ltd (CONCOR) was started in March 1988 under the Companies Act, and began operations from November 1989 taking over the existing network of seven Inland Container Depots (ICDs) from the Indian Railways. It aims at providing responsive, cost-effective, efficient and reliable logistics solutions to its customers and is ...

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IRCTC

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd (IRCTC) was set up by the Ministry of Railways with the mission to "Enhance customer services and facilitation in railway catering, hospitality, travel and tourism with best industry practices". It was launched with the basic purpose of hiving off entire catering and tourism activity of the Railwa...

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Indian Railway

Indian Railways is a departmental undertaking of the Government of India (GOI), which owns and operates most of India's rail transport. It is overseen by the Ministry of Railways. Indian Railways has two segments – passenger and freight. It is one of the world's largest railway networks comprising 115,000 km (71,000 mi) of track o...

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Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) opened its first corridor between Shahdara and Tis Hazari in December 2002. Subsequently, the first phase of construction worth 65 kilometres of Metro lines was finished two years and nine months ahead of schedule in 2005. Since then the DMRC has completed the construction of another 125 kilometres of Metro...

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Freight- An attractive opportunity

Freight- An attractive opportunity Freight is a profit making business segment of Indian Railways and is the backbone of railway revenues. Indian Railways have carried 1009.73 million tonnes (MT) of revenue earning freight traffic during FY13. The freight carried shows an increase of 39.95 MT over the freight traffic of 969.78 MT actually carried d...

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