Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Big takeaways from #RailBudget2016 by @sureshpprabhu

400 railway stations to be equipped with WiFi

No passenger fare hike

New bio vacuum toilets

FM radio stations to provide train borne entertainment via PA systems

Overnight double-Decker trains on business travel routes

Two dedicated freight corridors by 2019   

No unmanned railway crossing by 2020

Gross Traffic Receipts have Been Kept at Rs 1,84,820 Crore

Passenger Earnings Growth has been Pegged at 12.4%

Freight Traffic is Pegged at Incremental Traffic of 50 Million Tonnes

Goods Earnings Proposed at Rs 1,17,933 Crore

Rs 1,23,560 Crore is Proposed for Ordinary Working Expenses in be 2016-17

Pension Outgo has been Budgeted at Rs 45,500 Crore in 2016-17

Plan Size of Rs 1,21,000 Crore in 2016-17 Proposed