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Thursday, 15 June 2017

Railway Ministry launches Mission Retro-Fitment to enhance the passenger experience


To enhance the passenger's experience by upgrading existing fleet of coaches with better furnishing, aesthetics & amenities and better safety features with a view to provide a safe and comfortable travel, Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhu has launched MISSION RETRO-FITMENT in Rail Bhavan, New Delhi.

Mission Retro-Fitment is an ambitious program to upgrade the level of furnishing & amenities in the coaches of Indian Railways. This is one of the largest retro fitment project in the world as Indian Railways’ 40,000 coaches will be refurbished and retrofitted in the next five years.

Static Takeaways from Above News-
  • The first Railway Minister of India was John Mathai.
  • The first train in India ran between Bombay and Thane in 1853.

Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)



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