Homepage     Budget    Basics    Glossary    Budget Highlights    Economic Survey 2012    Railway Budget 2012    Union Budget 2012    Events     Daily News    Newsletter    About Us

Web banknetindia.com   
News Feeds LinkedIn Banknet Group Banknet on Facebook Banknet Twitter
Indian Union Budget 2012-13 .... Click here
Indian Union Budget 2011-12 .... Click here
Indian Union Budget 2010-11 .... Click here
Indian Union Budget 2009-10 .... Click here
Indian Union Budget 2008-09 .... Click here
Indian Union Budget 2007-08 .... Click here
Indian Union Budget 2006-07 .... Click here
Indian Union Budget 2005-06 .... Click here
Indian Union Budget 2004-05 .... Click here

Indian Railway Budget 2012-2013 - March 14, 2012


Passenger/Rail Users’ Amenities

Installation of 321 escalators at important stations of which 50 will be commissioned in 2012-13.

12 State of art mechanized laundries already set up and 6 more to become functional during 2012-13.

SMS on passenger mobile phone in case of e-ticket to be accepted as proof of valid reservation.

Introduction of regional cuisine at affordable rates; launching of Book-ameal scheme to provide multiple choice of meals through SMS or email.

Setting up of AC Executive lounges at important stations.

Setting up of new Rail Neer Plants at Palur in Tamil Nadu and Ambernath in Maharashtra.

Expansion of housekeeping schemes for trains.

Introduction of Rail Bandhu on-board magazines on Rajdhanis, Shatabdis and Duronto trains.

Introduction of coin/currency operated ticket vending machines.

Introduction of Alternate Train Accommodation System to accommodate waitlisted passengers on alternate trains.

Introduction of model rake with world class interiors.

Upgradation of 929 stations as Adarsh Stations including 84 stations proposed in 2012-13; 490 stations have been completed so far.

Construction of multi-functional complexes at 24 locations completed. Sale of PRS tickets through 151 post offices.

Implementation of electronic transmission of RR for freight traffic. Introduction of satellite based real time train information system (SIMRAN) to provide train running information to passengers through SMS, internet, etc.

On board passenger displays indicating next halt station and expected arrival time to be introduced.

Specially designed coaches for differently-abled persons to be provided in each Mail/Express trains.

Engaging reputed professional agencies for pantry cars and base kitchens. Specialised House-keeping body to be set up for cleanliness of stations and the trains.

Dedicated Railway Design Centre to be set up in the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad.

Coaching terminals

Survey and feasiblity study for new coaching terminals at Nemam, Kottayam, Mau and Dankuni to be taken up.

Pre-feasibility study for development of Roypuram station in Tamil Nadu for which many representations have been received.

New coaching complex at Panvel and coach maintenance complex at Kalamboli in partnership with Government of Maharashtra through CIDCO planned.

New coaching terminal at Naihati, the birth place of Rishi Bankim

Chandra Chattopadhyay commemorating him on 175th Birth Anniversary


Forum |Conferences | Technology | Book Store | Advertise | Terms of use | Disclaimer| About us | Contact
© Banknet India | All rights reserved worldwide.
Best viewed with IE 4.00 & above at a screen resolution of 800 x 600 or higher