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No further hike in train reservation, cancellation charges: Bansal

Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Friday made it clear that there will be no further hike in the near future in reservation or cancellation charges, though cross subsidy from freight to passenger segment has touched Rs 25,000 crore.

List of 19 more trains announced by Railway Minister

Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Wednesday announced introduction of 19 new train services, extension of three and increase in frequency of five trains acceding to demands of MPs.

Bansal announces 19 more trains; LS passes Rail Budget 2013

Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Wednesday announced introduction of 19 new train services, extension of three and increase in frequency of five trains acceding to demands of MPs.

Rail journey to cost more; Bansal hints at further surcharge hike on bookings

Replying to a debate on the Rail Budget 2013-14 in the Lok Sabha amid a walkout by Opposition parties, Bansal also invited investments from corporates to improve amenities at railway stations.

Chandigarh Shatabdi to have first Anubhuti coach

Chandigarh Shatabdi will be the first train to have "Anubhuti" coaches, the special AC luxury class proposed in this year's rail budget, providing higher travel comfort to passengers.

Rail rokos, dharnas in Odisha against rail budget

Alleging negligence towards Odisha in the rail budget, workers and leaders of different political parties including ruling BJD staged rail rokos and dharnas at railway stations across the state Wednesday.

Rail Budget 2013: "Anubhuti" ticket to cost more than AC 1 Class in Shatabdi

Travelling in "Anubhuti" coach, the special AC luxury class proposed in this year's rail budget, will be one and half times costlier than the First AC Executive Class in Shatabdi trains.

Rail budget disappoints passenger associations

Railway passenger associations in Mumbai expressed anger and disappointment at the Rail Budget presented in Parliament Tuesday.

Railway Budget 2013: Passengers give mixed reactions to Rail Budget

Passengers on Tuesday gave mixed reactions to the Rail Budget with a section welcoming it as there was no fare hike and others expressing unhappiness over trains not being announced to their home towns.

Railway Budget 2013: Iron ore export ban hits Railways freight earnings

Ban on iron ore exports from Karnataka and Goa has significantly impacted Indian Railways' freight revenue from the segment, and it has projected just about 3.77 percent growth in income from the movement of the mineral in 2013-14.

Rail Budget 2013: Soon, passengers can get travel info on board

Railway passengers on-board will soon be able to get information about their travel besides having free access to Internet facilities.

Railway Budget 2013: Railways to go green with own power company

Railways, a bulk consumer of energy, on Tuesday proposed to set up a Railway Energy Management Company shortly to bring efficiency in energy consumption and help in power purchases.

Rail Budget 2013: Rail freight rate hike may push up steel prices by 5-8%

Steel prices may go up by 5-8 percent from April due to 5.8 percent increase in rail freight charges on the movement of iron ore as well as finished steel.

Rail Budget 2013: NWR gets 12 new express trains

North Western Railway (NWR) got 12 new express trains to various locations besides five passengers trains in the Rail Budget 2013-14 presented by the Railways minister today, a senior official said here.

Rail budget reflects UPA`s non-performance: Narendra Modi

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi termed the railway budget as "anti- development" and said that it reflects the "non-performance of the UPA government".

Railway Budget 2013: 11 express trains originate or pass through Delhi

Eleven out of the 67 newly announced express trains either originate or pass through the capital, while a study will be undertaken for construction of a terminal at Bijwasan railway station near the airport here.

Rail Budget 2013: Railways to borrow Rs 15,103 cr from market in current fiscal

The railways will borrow Rs 15,103 crore from the market in 2013-14, marginally higher than Rs 15,000 crore borrowings in the current financial year.

Railway Budget 2013: Analysts give mix reaction on rail budget

Analysts on Tuesday gave a mixed reaction to the railway budget, with some terming it as a "non-event" saying there were no radical measures to bridge the revenue deficit in the document, and a few calling it "pragmatic" given the limitations.

Rail Budget 2013: Railways to increase e-ticket capacity to 7,200 per minute

Raising hopes of smooth and much faster online bookings of rail tickets, Railways Minister P K Bansal Tuesday said a new e-ticketing system will be deployed by December-end which will allow 7,200 bookings per minute against the present 2,000.

Railway Budget 2013: Railway stocks derail, see losses of up to 16%

Share prices of companies that cater to the railway sector like Stone India, Kernex Microsystems and Kalindee Rail tanked by as much as 16 percent in the absence of big ticket announcements in the Rail Budget on Tuesday.