About Railway Terminal Infrastructure
The Government of India has a strong focus on investing on railway infrastructure by making investor-friendly policies. It has moved quickly to enable Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in railways to improve infrastructure for freight and high-speed trains. 63 private freight terminals have also been commissioned to augment terminal infrastructure with private participation. Between 2013 and 2017, the share of the railways sector investment in the overall infrastructure investment was 8%, rising at a CAGR of 23%. Under NIP, Vision 2025 for the Railways sector aims at optimum utilisation of existing rail network – Less train delays, due to doubling/ tripling/ quadrupling of sections on high density corridors – completing multiple tracking works of 14,100 km on high density network and highly utilised network.