Date Of Post: 07 Apr, 2018
New Delhi: The Indian Railways has achieved highest ever progress progress of track renewal this financial year. The Railways has carried out renewal of record 4,405 km of old tracks in the financial year 2017-18, the national transporter claimed.
- The renewal of tracks has been the highest ever progress, which exceeds the target of 4,389 km (revised to 4,400 km) for the year, as per an official statement.
- In March 2018, highest eveer track renewal of 642 km was carried out.
- The previous best were track renewal of 576 km in the month of January 2018.
- The total track length of the national transporter is at 1,14,907 km and out of this, on an average 4,500 km of track should be renewed per year, the report stated.
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