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Railway Budget at a glance

February 12, 2014 14:57 IST

Presenting the Interim Railway Budget for 2014-15, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday announced a slew of measures for improving the services of Indian Railways.

Seventy-two trains are being introduced which includes 17 Premium trains, 38 Express trains, 10 Passenger trains, 4 MEMU and 3 DEMU in this year’s budget.

Anticipating healthier economic growth, the Railways has targeted a record Rs 1.6 lakh crore (Rs 1.6 trillion) in revenue for the next financial year, while no increase has been proposed in passenger fares and freight rates.

Interim Railway Budget 2014-15: Complete Coverage