Rail budget

Double-decker overnight AC train to be launched in July

Double-decker overnight AC train to be launched in July

The Indian Railways will launch in July the Utkrisht Double-Decker AC Yatri (Uday) Express, a special class service for overnight journey that will ply on high-demand routes.

Apr 24, 2017, 10:58 AM IST
Rail Budget 2017: Safety, speed, infra development to be focus

Rail Budget 2017: Safety, speed, infra development to be focus

Running trains at 200 kmph on the Delhi-Howrah and Delhi-Mumbai routes, allocation of Rs 20,000 crore for safety upgrade and customised trains for agri products are likely to be in focus as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presents the first Rail Budget subsumed in the General Budget tomorrow.

Jan 31, 2017, 19:17 PM IST
This is how Budget 2017 is expected to improve speed of trains on Delhi, Mumbai routes

This is how Budget 2017 is expected to improve speed of trains on Delhi, Mumbai routes

Fencing of the Delhi-Howrah and Delhi-Mumbai railway routes, formation of the Railway Holding Company, and adequate fund allocation for strengthening tracks and bridges will be the highlights of the proposals in the upcoming Budget 2017-18, officials have said.

Jan 29, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Antodaya Express for general passengers to be flagged off soon

Antodaya Express for general passengers to be flagged off soon

Catering to the growing requirement of general passengers, Railways will introduce Antodaya superfast trains, a special service with many facilities for unreserved category, in the high demand routes.

Jan 28, 2017, 17:01 PM IST

Rail Budget will be part of general Union Budget 2017

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Jan 27, 2017, 23:23 PM IST

Suresh Prabhu may meet Arun Jaitley to discuss rail budget

Suresh Prabhu may meet Arun Jaitley to discuss rail budget. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Dec 28, 2016, 14:20 PM IST
Budget merger: Railway Board officials brief Parliamentary panel on implications of govt decision

Budget merger: Railway Board officials brief Parliamentary panel on implications of govt decision

Railway Board officials briefed a Parliamentary panel on the implications of the government's decision to merge the railway budget with the general budget.

Oct 21, 2016, 19:21 PM IST

DNA: Analyzing history of Rail Budget and its amalgamation with General Budget

Analyzing history of Rail Budget and its amalgamation with General Budget. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Sep 25, 2016, 00:30 AM IST

Finance Ministry issues instructions for Budget 2017-18

With Centre deciding to advance Budget 2017-18 presentation by about a month, the Finance Ministry has come out with comprehensive instructions for different ministries for completion of the exercise.

Sep 22, 2016, 22:16 PM IST

Cabinet approves amalgamation of Rail Budget with General Budget

Cabinet approves amalgamation of Rail Budget with General Budget. Watch complete news story of Fast 50 for getting detailed updates!

Sep 22, 2016, 10:27 AM IST

DNA: Analyzing the history of Rail Budget and its amalgamation with General Budget.

Analyzing history of Rail Budget and its amalgamation with General Budget. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Sep 22, 2016, 00:35 AM IST

Rail-General budget merger: India Inc lauds move, says will aid in faster implementation of decisions

India Inc Wednesday welcomed the government's decision to merge rail budget with the general budget and in-principle to advance the date of its presentation in Parliament from the usual February end.

Sep 21, 2016, 19:48 PM IST

Impact of merger of Rail and General Budget on the Indian economy

Impact of merger of Rail and General Budget on the Indian economy. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Sep 21, 2016, 15:53 PM IST
No separate Rail Budget from 2017, to be merged with General Budget

No separate Rail Budget from 2017, to be merged with General Budget

No separate railway budget will be tabled in parliament from the financial year 2017. The 92-year-old practice will come to an end next years

Aug 13, 2016, 11:44 AM IST
Centre considering proposal to merge Rail, General Budgets

Centre considering proposal to merge Rail, General Budgets

The Union Finance Ministry has said it has started the process of examining the proposal from the Railway Ministry to merge the Rail Budget with the General Budget, 92 years after the separation took place.

Aug 08, 2016, 11:37 AM IST
Rail passengers to get Rs 10 lakh insurance cover for a premium of Rs 20 per ticket

Rail passengers to get Rs 10 lakh insurance cover for a premium of Rs 20 per ticket

Railway passengers with valid reserved tickets in all classes will have to pay a minimal premium of Rs 20 per ticket for an insurance cover of Rs 10 lakh in case of death or permanent disability caused in train accident.

Jul 21, 2016, 10:10 AM IST