Rail Budget 2016

Rail Budget 2016 News

Rail Budget disappointing: Opposition

Congress, CPM express concern over financial health, say safety issue ignored.

Rail Budget highlights: 7 cr emails, 1 cr SMSes on track

A quarantined facility in Rail Bhawan was busy preparing these targeted highlihts since Thursday morning and by evening the mails and the SMSes started firing.


Rail Budget: Nothing for Bihar, say Nitish & Lalu

RJD chief Lalu Prasad, said: “Indian Railways has got derailed. There is no immediate need of bullet trains.

Rail budget: ‘Zero accident’ plan to prevent mishaps

There have been 233 accidents since 2014-15 till date on the rail network, almost similar to the corresponding period in the two years preceding that.

Rail Budget: To woo masses, Suresh Prabhu rolls out passenger-friendly initiatives

Superfast trains, on board services such as entertainment, local cuisine and WiFi are on the platter.

Suresh Prabhu presents Railway Budget: Read his full speech

"This is a Budget that has been fashioned by a creative partnership: with ideas from my colleagues in Parliament, industry associations, commuter associations, media and practically all sections of the society, " Prabhu said.


Rail Budget 2016: Prabhu introduces bar-coded tickets to reduce waiting time for passengers

Railway Budget 2016: Suresh Prabhu said the railways will introduce bar-coded tickets, scanners and access control on a pilot basis on major stations.

Railway Budget 2016: Bio toilets, senior citizen and women quota - some key announcements by Prabhu

Railway Budget 2016: 400 railway stations to be equipped with wifi, 100 this year, says Prabhu.

Railway Budget 2016: New trains proposed by Suresh Prabhu

Rail Budget 2016: These are the new train types that are proposed in Suresh Prabhu's railway budget

Rail Budget 2016: Baby foods, hot milk, hot water to be available, says Suresh Prabhu

Railway Budget 2016: "Further baby foods, hot milk and hot water would be made available on stations and changing boards for babies would be provided in train toilets," Prabhu said.

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Railway Budget 2016: No fare hike, increase in quota for senior citizens and women

The Union Railway Budget 2016-17 focused on capacity creation in the rail sector, with an increased outlay of about Rs. 1.21 lakh crore, and on completion of the ongoing projects rather than announcing new ones.