Large capacity of solar energy next to the railway that will be established: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

NEW DELHI: Finance Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday proposed increasing the large capacity of solar energy along the train tracks and said more Texas-type trains will be introduced to connect tourist destinations.

Introducing the Union Budget, he said that Delhi-Mumbai will be completed in 2023 and that the Chennai-Bengaluru Highway will also be launched.

1,150 trains will run in PPP mode, also four will be redeveloped with the help of the private sector. 550 wi-fi facilities have been put into service at railway stations, the FM said.