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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
LOK SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO: 156
ANSWERED ON:  13.02.2019
New Trains
RENUKA BUTTA
Will the Minister of



RAILWAYS be pleased to state:-


(a) the details of new trains that are proposed to be introduced by the Government and also those which have been introduced in the State of Andhra Pradesh in the last four years; and

(b) the number of persons likely to be benefited therefrom?


ANSWER
MINISTER OF RAILWAYS, COAL, FINANCE AND CORPORATE AFFAIRS

(SHRI PIYUSH GOYAL)


(a) and (b): A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.
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STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (a) AND (b) OF STARRED QUESTION NO. 156 BY SHRIMATI BUTTA RENUKA TO BE ANSWERED IN LOK SABHA ON 13.02.2019 REGARDING NEW TRAINS.

(a): Introduction of new trains is an ongoing process over Indian Railways subject to operational feasibility, availability of resources, traffic justification etc. However, Indian Railways does not operate trains on State-wise basis as Railways cut-across State boundaries. During the last four years i.e. from 2014-15 to 2017-18, Indian Railways have introduced 751 train services (in single), of these, 38 train services (19 pairs) serve the stations located in the State of Andhra Pradesh. Further, during 2018-19, 4 train services (2 pairs) have been introduced serving the stations located in the State of Andhra Pradesh.

(b): State-wise statistics of number of passengers is not maintained on Indian Railways.

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