Introduction of New Trains

 

    The number of new trains introduced in the last three years i.e. from 2007-09 to 2009-10, year-wise are as under:

Year

New Trains introduced

Increase in Frequency (Non Suburban)

Suburban

Non Suburban

2007-08

162

192

56

2008-09

235

279

86

2009-10

132

213

34

 

New trains are introduced and increase in frequency of existing trains done on the basis of, inter alia, availability of resources, including rolling stock. Investments to provide adequate manpower and maintenance facilities is an ongoing process over the Indian Railways.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways, Shri E. Ahamed in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today on 20Aug2010.

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