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Railway passenger fares may be hiked later, says Oppn

Railway passenger fares may be hiked later, says Oppn

 Accusing the government of making "bogus claims" in the Railway Budget, the Opposition on Thursday said though there was no proposal to hike fares and freight rates, there was every possibility for it to do so like in the previous year.

 

PM Narendra Modi hails Rail Budget; says it caters to all sections

PM Narendra Modi hails Rail Budget; says it caters to all sections

PM said that Rail Budget showcases a vision to reorganise and rejuvenate the national transporter with the aim of providing trains with higher speed and safety.

Rail Budget : 100 Station To Be Made Wi-Fi iN 2016, 400 Station In Coming 3 Years

Railway Ministry Will make 100 station Wi-Fi in financial Year 2016 and 300 more station will be made Wi-Fi in coming 3 years.

Rail Budget : Number Of General Coach To Be Increased In Each Trains

The Railway Ministry Will Increase the number of General coach by 1 in each train.

Marginalised trains will be given to reporters.

Rail Budget 2016: Full Text

Rail Budget 2016: Full Text

Here is the Full Text of Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu's Rail Budget 2016.

Rail Budget 2016: 11 major announcements regarding ticketing

Rail Budget 2016: 11 major announcements regarding ticketing

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu while presenting Railway Budget 2016 on Thursday made a slew of announcements related to ticketing.

Rail Budget 2016: New train services Humsafar, Tejas and Uday to be introduced

Rail Budget 2016: New train services Humsafar, Tejas and Uday to be introduced

Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu while presenting Railway Budget 2016-17 in Parliament on Thursday said that ‘Humsafar’ and ‘Tejas’ will ensure cost recovery by way of tariff and non-tariff measures.

Rail Budget 2016: 5 announcements that will benefit passengers

Rail Budget 2016: 5 announcements that will benefit passengers

Here are 5 announcements that will benefit rail passengers.

Indian Railways should be made disable-friendly: NGO

Every Indian railway station should be made fully accessible for physically-challenged people by incorporating measures as per universal accessibility standards, a NGO run by an Indian-American said ahead of the annual railway budget.

Rail Budget 2016: Here are 10 most expected announcements

Rail Budget 2016: Here are 10 most expected announcements

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu faces a stiff dilemma on whether to raise fares and freight rates in his second Rail Budget Thursday as railway finances come under tremendous strain.

Rail Budget 2016: No hike in passenger fares; confirmed train ticket to everyone by 2020

Rail Budget 2016: No hike in passenger fares; confirmed train ticket to everyone by 2020

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu made no changes either in passenger fares or freight rates while presenting his second Rail Budget in Parliament on Thursday.

Rail Budget 2016: Suresh Prabhu on tight rope walk to balance finance with aspirations

Rail Budget 2016: Suresh Prabhu on tight rope walk to balance finance with aspirations

Prabhu will also have to take call on whether to impose safety cess for strengthening safety measures to prevent accidents.

 

Railways to have independent mechanism to fix fares

Railways to have independent mechanism to fix fares

"We will have an institutional mechanism which will take into account the efficiency to decide passenger fare and freight rate," Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said Wednesday.

Railways to hike AC class fares by 0.5% from Jun 1

Fares for first class and AC class in passenger trains besides freight charges will be increased by 0.5 per cent from June 1 as new service tax will come into effect.

Rs 8.5 lakh cr to be pumped into Railways over 5 years: Suresh Prabhu

Laying emphasis on capacity expansion, decongestion of network and passenger safety, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu Tuesday said a massive Rs 8.5 lakh crore would be pumped in over the next five years to make it a viable organisation and bring back the road traffic.

Railways' earnings up by over 12%; passenger count drops

The total earnings of Railways during the April 2014-February 2015 period were Rs 1,42,358.27 crore compared to Rs 1,26,064.06 crore during the same period last year, an increase of 12.93 percent.

Lower diesel prices among reasons behind no hike in rail fares

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu Thursday said decline in prices of diesel, a major source of fuel for railways, is one of the reasons behind the government's decision not to hike passenger fares.

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DNA: An extensive analysis of Indian Railways ahead of Rail Budget

Ahead of Rail Budget,we bring before you the history of the Indian railways and an extensive analysis of the present situation.Also get to know some interesting facts about Indian Railways.

Rail Budget 2015: Will the promise of bullet train be fulfilled?

Will the promise of bullet train be fulfilled in this Rail Budget?