New Delhi: Railway likely to float tender for the project over running 150 private trains in 100 routes including Thiruvananthapuram- Guwahati. Finance Ministry has agreed to have given permission over reshuffling projects which envisages privatizing rail routes.
The tender will likely to be floated within two weeks. The permission would be granted to run trains with maximum 160 km/h. Those who run the project would decide the rate of travel and technological aspects. Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Guhawatti and New Delhi are other routes envisaged to be privatized.