Railway Budget 2016

Railway Budget 2016 News

Opposition Congress flays railway budget for ignoring Puducherry

V Narayanasamy said, the announcement that there would be no hike in passengers' fare was with an eye on the forthcoming polls in four states and Union Territory of Puducherry.

Rail budget: No hike in fares; 3 more freight corridors, cut in goods tariff on its way

As per the Budget, Railways will rationalise freight rates in the next few months to make it more competitive vis-a-vis the road sector.


Rail budget caters to all sections: PM Modi

Hailing the Rail Budget 2016-17 as "passenger-centric" as it entails no fare hike, Modi said it will play an important role in the country's rejuvenation.

Railway Budget 2016 Highlights: This budget will enhance the Navnirman of India, says PM Modi

The Railway Budget 2016 was presented by Union Minister Suresh Prabhu at 12 noon today - his second since taking charge of the ministry. We bring you the latest updates.

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.


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.

Railway Budget 2016: Rail stocks see mixed trend ahead of budget

These stocks saw a bout of volatility before Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu's budget presentation today. Meanwhile, in the broader market, the benchmark BSE Sensex was trading on a flat note, up 19.98 points, at 23,111.66 at 1100 hrs.

Railway budget: Shatabdi trains to have semi-high speed coaches, new colour scheme likely

Rail budget: Gradual replacement of bogies of Shatabdi Express with those to be used in semi-high speed trains is likely to feature in the Rail Budget 2016-17

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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.