Date of Post : 22 July, 2017
New Delhi: The government is working with global technology firms like Apple to help take Indian railways (IR) to the next level, Railway minister Suresh Prabhu said.
The Minister speaking at an event organised by industry chamber ASSOCHAM in New Delhi.
Government to Take Indian Railways to the Next Level
- The government had 6-8 months ago called major technology developers working on increasing train speeds to more than 600 kmph, Prabhu said.
- Technology will not only be imported in India but will be co- developed in India.
- The Minister added, safety was also an important concern and railways was planning to use self-propelled coaches that can detect rail fractures through ultrasonic technology.
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