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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.

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.

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.

Rail Budget will be part of general Union Budget 2017

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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.

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.

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!

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.

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!

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!

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

No more Railway Budget! Niti Aayog panel terms it as 'failed' exercise

No more Railway Budget! Niti Aayog panel terms it as 'failed' exercise

The committee had said that the separate railway budget should be phased out progressively and merged with the General Budget.

Rail budget "document of illusion": AAP

AAP said the outcome of the budget proposals will only be seen in 2020, while the government's term ends in 2019. 

PM Narendra Modi hails Suresh Prabhu's Rail Budget

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Odisha CM hails higher allocation for Odisha in rail budget

Pleased over allocation of Rs 4,682 crore to Odisha against the demand of Rs 5,000 crore in the Railway budget, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday thanked Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu for accepting some of the state's major demands.

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa criticizes Rail Budget

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Thursday said the 2016-17 railway budget had failed to meet the state's expectations but welcomed some of its aspects.