The government will present an interim budget on February 1 at 11 o'clock. Railway budget will also be included in this budget. Now the rail budget does not present separately. There may be many big announcements related to railways in the budget. According to Hindustan, the government can give budgetary support of 70 to 75 thousand crore rupees to the Railways. Last year, Rs 55 thousand crore assistance was given to the Railways.
According to the news, provision of modern signaling system can be made in the budget. A provision of Rs. 12 thousand crores for this scheme can be made. There may be announcement to install WiFi facility and CCTV cameras on several stations in the budget. Additional budget can be given for Rae Bareli coach factory and Chennai factory.
This is where important plans like train 18 and train 20 are being worked on. Apart from this, some stations may also be declared as world-class.
Train 18 can be announced to run from some other stations. This train has been renamed Vande Bharat Express.
Apart from this, announcements for facilitating passengers can also be made. Railway financial position is not well. Operating ratio of Railways is 118%. This means that instead of earning Railways spending Rs. 18 rupees on every 100 rupees.