Ministry of Railways signs two MoUs with Swiss confederation

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | September 03, 2017 10:00 IST

Two MoUs have been signed in the course of the visit of the president of the Swiss confederation, Doris Leuthard, to India between Ministry of Railways and the Swiss confederation, said a government release. The first MoU is between the Ministry of Railways and the Federal Department of the Environment, Transport and Communications of the Swiss confederation for technical cooperation in the rail sector. 

Two MoUs have been signed in the course of the visit of the president of the Swiss Confederation, Doris Leuthard, to India between Ministry of Railways and the Swiss confederation, said a government release. The first MoU is between the Ministry of Railways and the Federal Department of the Environment, Transport and Communications of the Swiss confederation for technical cooperation in the rail sector. 
 
The second MoU is between Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich. The MoU is a follow up on bilateral cooperation in the rail sector discussed in a meeting held between Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu and the Swiss ambassador in July 2016.
 
The MoU aims at cooperation in the areas of traction rolling stock, EMU and train sets, traction propulsion equipment, freight and passenger cars, railway electrification equipment, railway station modernisation, multimodal transport and tunneling technology, added the release.

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