ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
-A A +A
Importance of National Policies

High Speed Rail in India

India appears poised to induct high speed rail through bilateral credits or foreign direct investment on the public-private partnership mode. A federal country, with the fourth largest railway network and legacy of indigenised railway technology, India may make costly mistakes in pursuing HSR, an extremely expensive and complex technology, without enacting a national policy on HSR as a new mode of transport and adopting a policy for the acquisition of advanced rail technology with a strong focus on indigenisation and innovation.

Subscribers please login to access full text of the article.

New 3 Month Subscription
to Digital Archives at

649for India

$20for overseas users

Get instant access to the complete EPW archives

Subscribe now

Comments

(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top