Train travel is considered best. At present there are about 15 thousand trains running in the country. Indian Railways is still engaged in this endeavor and providing many facilities to the passengers. From every city in India..
Train travel is considered best. At present there are about 15 thousand trains running in the country. Indian Railways is still engaged in this endeavor and providing many facilities to the passengers. Railway connectivity can be done from every city to villages in India. Indian Railways is the fourth largest railway network in the world. But railways spend crores of rupees to make a train. Let’s find out what these details are.
How much does it cost to manufacture a train?
It is well known that trains have bogies like general, sleeper and AC coaches. Apart from this, pantry cars and guard rooms are also equipped in it. Talking about general coach.. It costs crores of rupees to make a general coach. It is informed by the Railway Department that almost Rs. 1.5 crores are being spent to make a sweeper coach.
At the same time it costs the Railways Rs.2 crores to prepare such a coach. Apart from this, the Railways spends 18 to 20 crore rupees to manufacture a train engine. According to this, the railway department will have to spend around 60 to 70 crores to prepare a complete train with 24 bogies.
Different costs for different trains:
Railways say that the railways do not have to spend the same amount to prepare each train, but Indian Railways have to spend different amounts to make different trains. Here the price of the trains is including the engine.
- A typical MEMU 20-coach train costs Rs 30 crore.
- A mail ICF type train with 25 bogies will cost Rs.40.3 crores.
- Howrah Rajdhani LHB type train with 21 coaches cost Rs.61.5 crores.
- Amritsar Shatabdi LHB type train with 19 coaches will cost Rs.60 crore.
The cost of railways to manufacture a typical roll train is a maximum of Rs. 60 to 70 crores will have to be spent. At the same time, it seems that the new train running in India, ‘Vande Bharat Train’, is spending around Rs.110 to 120 crores to run it on only 13 routes.
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