22 See also edit References edit a b c "As it happened: Railway Budget 2015".
5 1 The Indian Railway will raise 17,655 crore from the market through its two companies Indian Railway Finance Corporation (irfc) and Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (rvnl).
Market borrowing under EBR projected at Rs 17,655 crore (US.85 billion an increase of about.5 per cent.
Railways to continue to be the preferred mode of transport for the masses.77 projects covering 9,400 km of doubling/tripling/quadrupling works along with electrification, covering almost all States, at a cost of Rs 96,182 crore (US.53 billion) which is over 2700 per cent higher in terms of amount sanctioned.Project for introducing on-board entertainment on select Shatabdi trains on license fee basis revo uninstaller 3.1.2 serial launched.In the North East States, Meghalaya to be brought on the Railway map of India and to be directly connected to Delhi.Promotion of training of auto-rickshaw and taxi-operators as tourist-guides on the model of Konkan Railway.SMS alerts for the arrival and departure of trains will introduced.Under the "Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat" programme professional cleaning agencies will hired to keep trains and stations clean and train staff.There were no passenger fare hikes announced.Mallikarjun Kharge of INC said that budget did not clarify how revenues will generated to pay for the promises.16 17 Rajeev Gowda, spokesperson of the Indian National Congress (INC) said the budget was leaning towards elites."Rail Budget 2015: Railways to build 200-kmph train coaches indigenously".Make Rail a safer means of travel.Acceleration of pace of Railway electrification: 6,608 route kilometers sanctioned for 2015-16,an increase of 1330 per cent over the previous year.Increase daily passenger carrying capacity from 21 million to 30 million, increase track length by 20 per cent from 114,000 km to 138,000 km and increase annual freight carrying capacity from 1 billion tonnes (BT).5.The Financial Express (India).