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BusinessToday.in
New Delhi, February 1, 2018
The Budget's focus is expected to be on safety, especially in light of the spike in the number of derailments in 2017, as well as improving passenger amenities


PTI
New Delhi, May 10, 2017
Metro rides in the national capital just got costlier with a new passenger fare structure starting at Rs 10 and going up to Rs 50 coming into force today.


Rakesh Ranjan
New Delhi, December 14, 2016
In the wake of merger of railway budget with the general budget, the rail ministry had urged the finance ministry to bear its operational losses but the request was turned down by the latter.


Aprajita Sharma
New Delhi, June 13, 2016
If spike in oil prices wasn't enough to scare investors, a host of passenger-friendly measures announced on Saturday by Civil Aviation ministry, will surely do. Should you go underweight on these stocks?


BT Online
February 25, 2016
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu presented his second Budget in the Lok Sabha on February 25, 2016.


Sumant Banerji
February 25, 2016
Without the lustre of new trains or the headline grabbing potential of a hike or decrease in passenger fares, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu's budget lacked excitement that comes with a Railway Budget.


PTI
Mumbai, February 24, 2016
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu faces a stiff dilemma on whether to raise fares and freight rates in his second Rail Budget tomorrow as railway finances come under tremendous strain.


Meghna Mittal
New Delhi, February 24, 2016
While the common man remains anxious about the hike in passenger fares, various announcements are expected on high speed trains and incorporation of technology for modernisation and revamp of Railways.


BT Online
February 25, 2016
The Rail Budget 2016 is expected to focus on massive capacity creation with an increased plan outlay of about Rs 1.25 lakh crore.


Mail Today Bureau
New Delhi, February 27, 2015
Railway freight rates on coal, iron ore and steel will be increased from April 1, a move that threatens to raise costs for local steel makers. Moreover, it will add to the benign inflationary setup.


PTI
New Delhi, December 15, 2014
Hinting at a possible fare hike, new Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu had said at a recent event that \"some burden has to be shared by people.\"


Manu Kaushik
September 24, 2014
Headed by Arunendra Kumar, the six-member Railway Board handles policy formulation, implementation and funding requirement of the Indian Railways.


PTI
New Delhi, July 23, 2014
Upon being asked about the feasibility of bullet trains proposed in the Rail Budget, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda said the projects would be funded through bilateral agreements and FDI without putting any burden on the common man.


Arunima Mishra and Anilesh S. Mahajan
July 8, 2014
The first rail Budget of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has made it clear that if the rail network needs to be fixed, users will have to pay for it.


Anilesh S. Mahajan
July 8, 2014
In his Railway Budget speech, the minister indicated that most new projects would be done via the public-private partnership model. He also emphasised on exploring alternative sources of resource mobilisation and not depend on fare increases alone.


PTI
New Delhi, July 8, 2014
Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda told reporters, \"We will continue with FAC (fuel adjustment component) which was there in 2013-14 also. There will be a periodic hike once in six months. That was taking place earlier also. This will continue.\"


IANS
New Delhi, July 8, 2014
Last month, the Railway Minister had listed safety and security of women and the elderly as also passenger amenities like drinking water, waiting areas and rest rooms, as his priority areas.


PTI
New Delhi, July 8, 2014
Railways recently implemented a 14.2 per cent hike in passenger fares along with a 6.5 per cent raise in freight charges.


PTI
New Delhi, July 7, 2014
Trouble started as soon as the Question Hour began, with members of Congress, Trinamool Congress, RJD, SP, Aam Aadmi Party and the Left trooping into the Well raising the issues of price rise and rail fare hike.


PTI
New Delhi, June 24, 2014
In a revised order, the Railways also said that the fare hike in the unreserved segment shall come into force from June 28 as against June 25 when the increase will be implemented otherwise.


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