Budget for in Parliament. Here are the highlights of Indian Railway Budget . stress being faced by loco pilots. Print Friendly, PDF & Email . Feb 26, Railway Minister concludes his budget speech 67 new express trains to be introduced; 27 passenger trains, 8 DEMUs Opposition disrupts Rail. Feb 27, >Railway Budget New Trains PDF. In what may be the last full budget before the elections, Mr. Bansal has sought to target a wide.
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Feb 26, introducing the Railway Budget, 26th February trains of Bhartiya Rail always on the move, carrying people and material, creating. Feb 27, Plan outlay of Rs 63, crore in Budget overview. The Minister of Railways, Pawan Kumar Bansal, presented the Railway Budget. HIGHLIGHTS OF THE RAILWAY BUDGET - Thrust 1. Safety; 2. Consolidation; 3. Passenger Amenities; 4. Fiscal Discipline.
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Retrieved 8 July Business Standard. Retrieved 24 March Indian Railways. Bansal has sought to target a wide canvas of the country, hoping to win hearts for the Congress and the UPA. Bansal has conceded most of the demands by MPs for new trains, proposing to introduce as many as of them, including 67 express trains, 26 passenger services, eight DEMU services and five MEMU services.
He has also promised to extend the run of 57 trains and the frequency of 24 other trains. There is a bonanza for Mumbai suburban passengers. A new AC EMU will be introduced in addition to 72 additional services, while Kolkata will get 18 more suburban trains.
The rake length of 80 services will be increased from nine cars to 12 cars in Kolkata while in Chennai the added facility will be provided in 30 services.
The others are a MEMU manufacturing unit at Bhilwara in Rajasthan; a coach manufacturing unit in Sonepat, Haryana; a midlife rehabilitation workshop at Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh; workshop for repair and rehabilitation of motorised bodies at Misrod, Madhya Pradesh; new wagon maintenance workshop in Kalahandi, Orissa; and a modern signalling equipment facility in Chandigarh.
To solve its fuel bill problem, the railways intend to set up a Railway Energy Management Company to harness the potential of solar and wind energy and also help other companies to seek its cooperation in other green field operations.
The railways also hope to set up 75 MW capacity windmill plants with the objective of providing solar power to 1, level crossings to improve visibility. Emphasising the strategically important projects, Mr.
Indian Railway Institute for Financial Management to be set up at Secunderabad to train rail officers on a regular basis Railway Energy Management Company to be set up to harness solar and wind energy 47, vacancies for weaker sections and physically challenged to be filled up soon New coach manufacturing and maintenance facilities to be set up in various places including Rae Bareli, Bhilwara, Sonepat, Kalahandi, Kolar, Palakkad and Pratapgarh Rs crore investments expected including Rs 3, crore in port connectivity and Rs crore in iron ore mines connectivity Allocation of Rs 1, crore each made for railway land development authority and railway station development authority.
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