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Highlights of the Rail Budget

Last updated on: July 06, 2004 12:39 IST

Following are the highlights of the Railway Budget 2004-2005 presented by the Union Minister of Railways Lalu Prasad Yadav in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday :

Passenger fares

Freight Rates

Concessions

Review of Performance in 2003-04

Safety

Progress under Special Railway Safety Fund

New Measures for Safety

Security

Several Modernisation steps including

IT Measures

Catering

Clealiness

Book stalls

Better availability of wagons to customers

Projects

New Production Unit for Wheel Manufacture

Welfare measures

Reservation

Passenger Amenities

Passenger Services

Annual Plan 2004-05

Budget Estimates 2004-05

Introduction of

Parcel rates