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Suresh Prabhu likely to announce new premium trains

The new trains with improved passenger amenities will be targeting to compete with the budget airlines.

BT Online   New Delhi     Last Updated: February 25, 2016  | 16:54 IST
The new trains with improved passenger amenities will be targeting to compete with the budget airlines. (Photo: Reuters)

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu is likely to announce new premium trains in the Rail Budget on Thursday in order to boost the falling earnings of Railways and lure fliers of budget airlines.

HIGHLIGHTS:Rail Budget 2016

The premium trains will be in line of Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duranto trains.

Prabhu has been stressing on providing improved services and quality travel to rail passengers, including the below:

 

  • E-catering service at all important stations
  • Bar-coded tickets
  • Travel insurance

Also read: Other major announcements likely in the Rail Budget

 

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