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Disappointed with rail budget: Kerala minister

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 18:04

Aryadan Mohammed, Kerala minister for railways, Tuesday said he was disappointed as the state was expecting to get more than what was offered in the railway budget presented in the Lok Sabha.

Fact sheet on Indian Railways, world`s fourth largest network

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 17:59

The Indian Railways not just runs the world`s fourth largest railroad network but is also among the largest employers.

Nitish Kumar dubs Rail Budget `disappointing`

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 17:50

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday described the Rail Budget as "disappointing" and alleged that while Congress ruled states were given sops, other states including Bihar have been neglected.

Bhupinder Singh Hooda hails Railway budget

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 17:42

Hailing the Rail budget, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda the introduction of new rail lines had fulfilled long-standing demands of the state.

Rail Budget will increase burden on common man: Opposition

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 17:13

The Opposition on Tuesday slammed the Rail Budget for increasing the burden on the common man, with BJP terming it as "pedestrian" and "discriminatory" while Left said it does not give any hope on railways` future.

New Delhi station can be made a world class station: Bansal

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 15:06

Citing an example, the minister said, New Delhi railway station can be converted into a world class station with airport-like facilities, if there is a public-private partnership.

Rail Budget 2013: Railways should start women's helpline, says Madhu Bansal

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 11:50

With P.K. Bansal about to present the railway budget in parliament, his wife said she wants the railways to ensure cleanliness in trains and safety for women.

Railway Budget 2013 Highlights: No hike in passenger fares, but travel cost to go up

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 08:20

Union Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Tuesday announced while presenting Rail Budget 2013-14 in Lok Sabha that there will be no hike in passenger fares. Bansal further stressed on safety and announced that a next generation e-ticketing system would be in place by the end of this calendar year.

Rail Budget 2013-14 to be presented on Tuesday

Last Updated: Sunday, February 24, 2013, 19:44

Railway Budget 2013-14 will be presented in the Parliament by the Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on February 26, 2013, Tuesday.

Rail Budget 2013: CII for speedy implementation of key railway projects

Last Updated: Sunday, February 24, 2013, 13:11

CII Director General Chandrajit Banerjee said the rail budget should focus on the modernisation of signalling and other security systems.

Rail Budget: Will Bansal bite the bullet on fare hike?

Last Updated: Sunday, February 24, 2013, 10:52

Bansal is likely to announce a slew of passenger-friendly measures such as improvement in catering service, development of stations and launching of about 100 new trains in his maiden budget on February 26.

Rail Budget 2013: High-speed accident relief trains to be imported

Last Updated: Friday, February 22, 2013, 11:00

Aiming to put rescue and restoration work during accidents on fast track, Railways is procuring high-speed self-propelled accident relief trains (SPART) and hydraulic cranes with telescopic boom from Europe.