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Budget airlines, urban commuter trains gaining traction

India's budget airline IndiGo is gaining traction among the growing ranks of Indian air passengers with its affordable airfares and on-time performance. (Courtesy of Airbus)

MUMBAI -- Despite its economic growth, India is still lacking in well-developed public transportation networks in many of its cities.

     To further develop its economy, the so-called "sleeping elephant" is rushing to build an extensive web of public transportation services, including the use of budget airlines and urban commuter rail systems, all across the country.

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