Indian Railways conducts trial runs of ‘internet-ready’ trains

New Delhi (PTI): Rail journeys in the country is set for a sea-change with the Railways undertaking trial runs to introduce internet facilities in trains, the Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Based on the outcome of the trials, the Railways will take further decisions, Minister of state for Railways, R Velu, said.

The trial runs are currently being conducted in a couple of trains like Mumbai-Ahmedabad and Chennai-Mysore Shatabdi express trains, he said in a written reply.

Railways had on an earlier occasion expressed desire for providing internet facility in Rajdhani class of trains to help commuters and business travellers while on the move.

http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/002200902261831.htm

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