Indians pin hope on railway budget

Many expect new government to announce drastic modernisation of train system that is in desperate state of disrepair.

    Millions of commuters in India have high hopes as the new BJP government prepares to announce the railway budget.

    The country’s British-built, 160-year-old rail network, is in a desperate state of disrepair.

    Many expect the government to announce a drastic modernisation drive that may even include the introduction of bullet trains.

    Al Jazeera's Karishma Vyas reports from Mumbai, where about 8.5m people travel on the train every day.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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