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Highlights of Railway Budget 2015-2016

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Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu is showing his first Rail Budget. Saving the travelers of a charge trek,, the chartered accountant-turned politician proposed an enormous climb in expense for passanger luxuries. He delineated an plan to contribute over Rs 8 lakh crore for coming 5 years.

1.  The most-expected part about the current year’s Railway Budget – there is no increment in passsenger rail passages.


2   Rs.8.5 lakh crore will be put resources into Railways in next 5 years.

3  ‘Operation 5 mins’, wherein travelers travellling open can buy a ticket in 5 minutes.

4   Bio toilets and plane type vacuum toilets in trains.

5   Surveillance cams in select mentors and women compartments for women’ safety without bargaining on security.

6   Rail tickets can now be busy 120 days ahead of time.

7   Speed on nine line halls to go up to 200 km every hour.

8    Wi-Fi in more stations, cell telephone charging offices in all train compartments.

9    Facility of web booking of wheelchair for senior residents.

10   Satellite route terminals in real urban communities.

11    Centrally oversaw Rail Display Network is required to be presented in more than 2K stations through the following 2 years.

12    All india all day, every day helpline – 138 from March 2015 ; Toll free No.182 for security.

13     917 street under-scaffolds and over-extensions to be developed to supplant 3,438 route intersections; at an expense of Rs. 6,581 crore.

14    Four Railway Research Centers to begin in four colleges.

15    Details about new prepares and expanded recurrence will be reported later in this session of Parliament after review.


The Railway Budget conceives a venture of Rs. 8.5 lakh crore in next five years. The Minister proposed that the cash could be raised from numerous sources – from multilateral advancement banks to annuity reserves. Run in for organization with key stakeholders – States, PSUs, accomplice with multilateral and bi-parallel associations different governments to get access to long haul financing.

Additionally, get technology  from overseas. The private division could be restricted into enhance last-mile network, extend armada of moving stock and modernize station foundation. The push will be on redoing administration rehearses, frameworks, procedures, and re-tooling of human resources.

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