Nandikur station master called his elder brother’s maiden budget better than budgets presented by any other railway minister.
The All-India Railwaymen’s Federation (AIRF) echoed similar sentiments.
The hike was originally announced during UPA tenure on May 16, however, withdrawn by the evening.
The budget makes no mention of several projects announced in the past.
To improve safety of passengers, I propose to bring in the technology both in main line and suburban coaches: D V Sadananda Gowda
Baria is survived by his wife Amrutaben and five school-going daughters.
Gowda said CCTVs will be used to monitor the cleanliness drive.
To take up port links and critical coal connectivity lines on priority, says minister.
PPP has been on the Railways’ agenda for several years but it has not been able to take off .
Minister blames the deteriorating health of Railways on an irrational tariff policy.
Mysore and Bangalore were mentioned as cities to figure in an effort to introduce high-speed trains.
Nagpur happens to be the headquarters of the RSS.
The Indian Express reported earlier that select trains will offer workstations for a payment.
A project for gauge conversion from Ahmedabad to Mehsana will be taken up.
The south and the Northeast, too, have projects announced years ago but since languishing, a source said.