Indian Railways is planning to modernize signal systems along with anti-train collision systems in the coming few years. Railways has identified 10 high speed rail corridors besides Mumbai-Ahmedabad route for the modernise signal systems and other system upgradation. At present, the signalling system on the vast Indian Railways network of 70,000 km do not have the modern signalling system.
Also, Indian Railways is planning electrification of its entire network in next three years. The Cabinet cleared the plan to upgrade the Mumbai-Delhi and Delhi-Howrah route to 160 kmph and we have targeted to complete it in four years, the railways announced
The planning to upgrade the speed on the existing rail network requires a deep analysis and research. All the steps to upgrade the speed on the existing rail network will be taken after analysis. Besides Delhi-Lucknow route, the Indian Railways has also figured out Mumbai-Ahmedabad route to be handed over to private players.