Railways to modernise signalling system, aims to increase train speed up to 160 kmph
Updated : December 24, 2019 11:11 AM IST
Upgrade of signalling system will reduce travel time from existing 18 hours to 12 hours on Indian Railways' Delhi–Mumbai and Delhi–Howrah high-density routes.
Four works of 640 km route at a cost of Rs 1,810 crore have been sanctioned as pilot projects for extensive trial of modern train control system.
Indian Railways said that signal system upgrade will raise speed of train up to 160 kmph.