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Odisha gets highest ever railway allotment of Rs 5993 crore

The fund was allocated for various projects, passenger amenities, track renewal and repairs, roads over and under bridges, electrification and staff amenities.

Budget 2019: Piyush Goyal allocates Rs 1.58 lakh crore for Railways, highest for national transporter

The allocation is about eight per cent more than last year's Rs 1.48 lakh crore but the infusion of investment by the Modi government to upgrade the country’s archaic railway infrastructure makes it around 148 per cent hike in capex since 2014.


I don't miss presenting Railway Budget: Piyush Goyal

Asked if he wanted to introduce any train with which his name would be associated with, the minister said he was not bothered about it, and passenger safety was paramount for him.

Upper House Passes Rail Budget: Need to ensure safety, cleanliness on trains

In his reply to Appropriations (Railways) No 2 Bill, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu pointed out that Indian Railways is a unique entity as it is a department of the government that is expected to perform on commercial principles.

Toothpaste costs more than train travel: Railway officials to Suresh Prabhu

According to the calculations, a small tube of toothpaste costs more than the lowest train fare from Delhi to Chandigarh. The bus fares for the route are much more.

Railway admits it washes blankets once in two months

MoS for Railways Manoj Sinha told the Rajya Sabha that while bedsheets, bed roll and pillow covers are washed every day, the blankets are washed every two months


Video: Here's what Suresh Prabhu announced for passengers in Railway Budget 2016

Here's a video to sum up all that the Railway Budget 2016 had in store for the passengers.

Railway Budget 2016: Suresh Prabhu confirms free WiFi in 100 stations by end of this year

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in his Railway Budget today, said that 100 railway stations in India will get access to free WiFi by the end of this year.

Railway Budget 2016-17: Reactions to Suresh Prabhu's second budget

Unlike last year, Prabhu did not propose a hike in passengers fares or freight rates, and introduced three new superfast trains.

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

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Sadananda Gowda presents Railway budget

Gowda tweeted, “Going to present my maiden budget... Hope we are able to meet public expectations.”