MISSION RETRO-FITMENT

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  • To enhance the passengers experience by upgrading existing fleet of coaches with better furnishing, aesthetics & amenities and better safety features with a view to provide a safe and comfortable travel, Minister of Railways has launched MISSION RETRO-FITMENT.
  • Mission Retro-Fitment is an ambitious program to upgrade the level of furnishing & amenities in the coaches of Indian Railways.
  • This is one of the largest  retro fitment project in the world as Indian Railways’ 40,000 coaches will be refurbished and retrofitted in the next five years.
  • This Mission Retrofitment is an endeavour to provide better travel experience as the interiors of the coaches would be refurbished & the retrofitment of Center Buffer Coupler with balanced draft gear would add more to safety of the passengers.
  • By 2020, Indian Railways would provide a new travel experience to the passenger over Indian Railways. This mission is challenging as it will be carried out without affecting the traffic operation. 

Source: PIB