New Delhi: A day after the government gave clearance for fully opening up the railway infrastructure segment to foreign investment, Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Thursday made it clear that FDI will not be allowed in the operations sector of the national transporter. “As far as the operating portion of the railways is concerned, certainly we are not allowing FDI. (It is) only in infrastructure and other areas,” he told reporters outside Parliament House. He was replying to queries on the criticism by the opposition parties for allowing FDI in the railways. Gowda said that one has to wait for a few months to guage whether railways would be able to attract foreign investment.

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