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There is no proposal for privatization of railway stations

 

  • Minister of Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw has said that there is no proposal for privatization of railway stations. 
  • In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha the Minister informed that only the license rights for use of air space shall be transferred to private parties for specified periods.
  • The Minister said that the assets so created shall revert back to Railways after completion of the specified license period. 
  • Mr Vaishnaw also informed the House that no passenger train services over Indian Railways are being operated by private players.