The price of a train? Indian Railways is the fourth largest railway network of the world. Lakhs of passengers travel on this route every day. The train has several compartments. There are several types of trains in the country. This includes passenger trains, freight trains, oil trains, etc.
Looking at these trains, it seems that they will be very expensive. But you hardly know how much it costs to make it. You might be surprised at how much it costs. Let us know how much it costs to make a train.
Do you know how much it costs to build a train?
As you know, there are many types of coaches in any railway train. These include AC coaches, sleeper coaches and general coaches. A general coach costs around Rs 1 crore to manufacture. While the cost of preparing one sleeper coach is Rs 1.5 crore.
The Railways, on the other hand, has to spend Rs 2 crore to manufacture one AC coach. Apart from this, if we talk about the engine, then the price of just one engine is 18 to 20 crore rupees. Similarly, the Railways spends around Rs 60-70 crore to build an entire 24-coach train, which is a huge amount.
Different trains have different fares
Let us tell you that the cost of making each train is different. The cost of the MEMU 20-coach general type train is Rs 30 crore. The Kalka Mail 25-coach ICF type train is priced at Rs 40.3 crore. The Howrah Rajdhani 21-coach LHB type train is priced at Rs 61.5 crore. The Amritsar Shatabdi 19-coach LHB type train is worth Rs 60 crore. This includes the cost of the engine.