Vande Bharat coaches will be made in Rae Bareli, UP: Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav

Referring to the ongoing recruitment of one and a half lakh jobs to overcome the shortage of staff in rail coaches, the Railway Minister said that the shortage of staff would be completed soon. Earlier, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav along with officials of Rail Coach inspected the Modern Rail Coach Factory. Minister of State Independent Charge Dinesh Pratap Singh was present with him during the inspection.

New Delhi: Union Railway Minister Ashwani Vaishnav inspected the Modern Rail Coach Factory in Rae Bareli on Saturday and flagged off 24 air-conditioned coaches. During this, while addressing the employees and public of Modern Rail Coach Factory, he said that this factory in Rae Bareli has set a new record under the guidance of Prime Minister Modi. In the coming days, the manufacturing of Vande Bharat coaches will also be started from here. Along with this, he announced a grant of Rs 150 crore to MCF Rae Bareli.


Along with this, the Railway Minister, citing the ongoing recruitment of one and a half lakh jobs to overcome the shortage of staff in rail coaches, said that the shortage of staff will be completed soon. Earlier, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav along with officials of Rail Coach inspected the Modern Rail Coach Factory. Minister of State Independent Charge Dinesh Pratap Singh was present with him during the inspection.


During the inspection of the Modern Rail Coach Factory, the Railway Minister met the workers working in the Modern Rail Coach Factory and inquired about the facilities being provided to them there, along with that, he urged the railways to provide maximum facilities to the workers. Instructed the GM of the coach. Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav flagged off 24 AC 3 Tier Economy Coach of Kaifiyat Express made at Modern Rail Coach Factory.


'There has been a lot of change in railways after 2014'

Addressing the employees, Railway Minister Ashwani Vaishnav said that PM Modi has a long association with the Railways, due to which PM Modi is determined to modernize the railways. That's why a lot of changes have happened in the railways since 2014. Earlier where 4 km railway line was built in 1 day. Now 12 km railway line is made. Railway stations are getting equipped with modern facilities. Railway Minister Ashwani Vaishnav instructed the officers and employees of Rail Coaches to start preparations for the manufacture of Vande Bharat coaches. At the same time, he said that such efforts are being made to make coaches made in Modern Rail Coach Factory in European countries also.