The bidding process for Private Player Train project has been extended for one month. The bids which were earlier to be handed over by September 8 has now been extended to October 7.
On August 12, the private companies involved in the second pre-bid meeting for the private player train project had asked for more time for the bid, and requested to extend the date of bidding from September 8.
In response to this, the Indian Railways took a decision on August 21 and considering the appeal, the bidding date has been increased by 1 month.
Atleast 23 private companies participated in the second and final pre-bid meeting and expressed interest in the private player train project.