Can India teach some lessons on rail freight policy?

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India’s rail freight market is unique in many ways. The country has an established and fully functional network of dedicated freight corridors, double-stack trains and ambitious plans to shift substantial freight volumes on the rail. On top of that, it also has strategies that enable rail freight to flourish and attract as many customers as possible by doing something simple: linking everyone to the railway grid and offering competitive rail freight rates.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is the Chief Editor of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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