Railway Budget 2015-16 Highlights [Updated List]

Highlights of the Railway Budget 2015-16:


  • IR to become prime mover of economy once again
  • Resource Mobilization for higher Investments
  • Decongestion of heavy haul routes and speeding up of trains: emphasis on gauge conversion, doubling, tripling and electrification
  • Project delivery
  • Passenger Amenities
  • Safety
  • Transparency & System Improvement.
  • Railways to continue to be the preferred mode of transport for the masses
  • Sustainability


Four goals for Indian Railways to transform over next five years:

To deliver a sustained and measurable improvement in customer experience.

To make Rail a safer means of travel.

To expand Bhartiya Rail’s capacity substantially and modernise infrastructure.

Finally, to make Bhartiya Rail financially self-sustainable.

Courtesy:  Zee News India

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