IRCTC also joins the fray to run AC locals in Mumbai

By Binoo Nair

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), in its most ambitious move yet, is laying the groundwork to run air-conditioned suburban locals in Mumbai.

Confirming the development, IRCTC chairman Dr AK Manocha told dna that a financial model on how IRCTC plans to go about it is being worked out.

“Running air-conditioned suburban local trains in Mumbai is under IRCTC’s serious contemplation. It’s a concept we believe we can contribute to. The financial model will have to be submitted to the Railway Board in the next couple of months and we will take it forward from there,” Manocha told dna. More info

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