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dc.contributor.authorNag, Bodhibrata
dc.contributor.authorBannerjee, Ashok
dc.descriptionBodhibrata Nag, Department of Operations Management, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Kolkata; Ashok Banerjee, Department of Finance and Control, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Kolkata
dc.description.abstractThe paper focuses on evaluation of the few turn around strategies available with the Indian Railways to improve its operating ratio. The strategies examined are (a) choice of electric traction and the pace of electrification (b) improvement of utilization of network capacity (c) bench marking of maintenance expenses (d) benchmarking staff deployment and (e) inflation indexed tariff. The paper demonstrates that judicious application of these strategies can have substantial impact on the profit margin of the Indian Railways.
dc.publisherJournal of Institute of Public Enterprise
dc.relation.ispartofseries6(1, 2)
dc.subjectIndian Railways
dc.subjectElectric Traction
dc.subjectNetwork Capacity
dc.titleOn a few strategies for a sustainable turnaround of the Indian Railways
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