Budget 2019: Piyush Goyal can announce several schemes related to railways
Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal will present an interim budget in a while. Piyush Goyal himself is the minister of this department, it is believed that this time the railway can get some benefit. According to the media report, the center could allocate 8% more than the budget of 1.60 lakh crores for the Railways last year. Last year, the Railways had allocated 1.48 lakh crore and earlier 1.31 lakh crore.
Like this past two years, no separate rail budget will be present even this time. Railway budget will be presented in the interim budget itself. It is being believed that Railway Minister Piyush Goyal is expected to increase the speed of some existing trains during the interim budget and announce some semi-high speed trains and track maintenance wiring system, GPS-enabled track system and track maintenance of advanced machinery. Can announce measures.
Apart from this, many schemes related to passenger amenities and safety, including electrification, track renewal, new lines, doubling and triaring, station redevelopment, bio and vacuum toilet can be announced.
According to the media report, the budget may also announce the use of WiFi facility and CCTV cameras on many stations. Several announcements related to Vande Bharat Express (train 18) and train 20 are possible. Along with this, additional budget for Rae Bareli coach factory and Chennai factory can be given. Let us tell you that, the modern train sets of state-of-the-art facilities including train 18 and train 20 are being made in the Integrated Coach factory in Chennai.