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Railway Budget 2015-16
Rail Budget likely announce a slew of green initiatives

Apart from using solar energy to illuminate coaches, station buildings and platforms, there are plans for solar energy generation plants in production units and workshops.

 
 
Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu is unlikely to announce many rail projects as several unfinished works are already languishing over the years due to lack of funds.
The cash-strapped behemoth has a backlog of around 300 projects that require an investment of Rs 1.7 lakh crore.
According to sources, the Corporation will enable the Railways to graduate from a bulk commodity carrier to a full logistics provider covering both rail and road.
 
 
"It (fare reduction) will not be done. Fares are already low and government is giving subsidy," Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha said in Bareilly.