Railways Budget

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Indian Railways: Here's how to use free Wi-Fi at stations

31 Mar 2019

Indian Railways: Here's how to use free Wi-Fi at stations

Recently, the Indian Railways proudly announced that it has provided free Wi-Fi facility to more than 1,000 railway stations, across the country, so far.

#IndianRailways: This new rule helps waitlisted passengers get confirmed tickets

02 Dec 2018

#IndianRailways: This new rule helps waitlisted passengers get confirmed tickets

In a huge relief for passengers, the Indian Railways is rolling out a new rule from January next year in order to increase the number of confirmed tickets by using advanced technology.

#IndianRailways: Six best amenities every rail passenger should know about

28 Nov 2018

#IndianRailways: Six best amenities every rail passenger should know about

Over the years, Indian Railways has come a long way in terms of ticket reservation/cancelation services and passenger convenience.

Rs. 65,000cr set aside for Mumbai suburban rail revamp: Goyal

11 Nov 2018

Rs. 65,000cr set aside for Mumbai suburban rail revamp: Goyal

Up to Rs. 65,000 crore has been approved for a host of rail infrastructure projects on the suburban network in Mumbai and its surrounding areas, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said today.

Indian Railways fare comparison for Tejas, Humsafar, Gatimaan, other trains

19 Aug 2018

Indian Railways fare comparison for Tejas, Humsafar, Gatimaan, other trains

In addition to the 4,600 passenger and 5,000 EMU (Electric multiple unit) trains, the Indian Railways currently runs 3,500 reserved trains.

Mumbai stations, that receive over 25,000 footfall, to get escalators

02 Feb 2018

Mumbai stations, that receive over 25,000 footfall, to get escalators

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday, during his budget speech, announced that almost all Mumbai Region stations that exceed footfall of more than 25,000 will soon get escalators.

#DecodingBudget: Jaitley announces 160-km suburban rail network for Bengaluru

01 Feb 2018

#DecodingBudget: Jaitley announces 160-km suburban rail network for Bengaluru

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday gave nod to the long pending demand of suburban rail project in Bengaluru while announcing the Union Budget 2018.

#DecodingBudget: Jaitley's budget focuses on safety and Railways modernization

01 Feb 2018

#DecodingBudget: Jaitley's budget focuses on safety and Railways modernization

After declaring that infrastructure is important for economic growth, FM Arun Jaitley made an all-time high allocation to Indian Railways.

Railway Budget'18: Rs. 78,000cr to automate Indian Railways

31 Jan 2018

Railway Budget'18: Rs. 78,000cr to automate Indian Railways

After 2017's historic reform of merging the two budgets, this year Railway Budget will be presented along with the Union Budget on February 1.

Budget 2018 likely on February 1, GST might affect presentation

04 Dec 2017

Budget 2018 likely on February 1, GST might affect presentation

The last budget for the current government, the first after GST, is likely to be presented on February 1 next year.

Lack of data a hurdle in budget advancement plan

23 Aug 2016

Lack of data a hurdle in budget advancement plan

Senior officials have admitted that advancing the budget presentation could prove complicated due to the lack of revenue and expenditure data for budget preparations.

Government looking to advance Union Budget presentation by a month

22 Aug 2016

Government looking to advance Union Budget presentation by a month

The government is planning to advance the Union Budget presentation by a month to January end from 2017.