Feb 27, 2015 at 15:53 | Source: Firstpost.com
A bullet train is a costly digression in the context of Prabhus major focus on boosting investment in the main railway system.
Feb 26, 2015 at 20:26 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu stayed away from announcing populist measures no fare hike, no new trains -- as he presented his maiden Railway Budget Thursday.
Feb 26, 2015 at 16:13 | Source: PTI
He said the Budget is a watershed moment for Railways, marking a paradigm shift from discussing coaches & trains to comprehensive railway reform.
Feb 26, 2015 at 15:12 | Source: PTI
Government's proposal of not announcing new service, arguably the first time in decades, comes despite heightened demands from states as well as Members of Parliament for announcing new trains in the Budget.
Feb 26, 2015 at 15:11 | Source: PTI
The increased speed will involve upgradation of track including turnarounds, improve rolling stock to higher standards and adopting improved methods of track recording, monitoring and maintenance.
Feb 26, 2015 at 14:17 | Source: PTI
Presenting the first full-fledged Rail Budget of the Modi government for 2015-16, he made adjustments in freight rates that exempted salt but would hike rates on carriage of cement, coal and coke, iron or steel and petroleum products.
Feb 26, 2015 at 14:00 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
A policy of attaining speeds of 100 kmph for empty freight trains and 75 kmph for loaded trains is being put in place, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said in his speech
Feb 26, 2015 at 13:57 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu's Budget had plenty of ideas on ways to improve the four Cs: cleanliness, capacity, comfort and even catering. But it missed out on one important C: capital.
Feb 26, 2015 at 10:57 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
In his Budget announcement, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu thanked PM Narendra Modi and said the Indian railways will play major role in development of country.
Feb 26, 2015 at 10:32 | Source: Reuters
India's decrepit state-run train services stand to receive at least a 25 percent boost in investment to over USD 9 billion, funded solely by falling fuel costs, according to officials familiar with the Railway Budget.