Railways to spend Rs 10,000 cr for track renewal


The Railways will spend about Rs 10,000 crore for reestablishment of tracks and embrace most recent technology to distinguish rail break to diminish the mischance rate to zero level, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said today.

He likewise said that the Railways will introduce train security cautioning framework and take out all unmanned level intersections the nation over by utilizing Rs 1 lakh crore ‘Railroads Suraksha Kosh’.

Answering to a debate on Appropriation (Railways) Bill in the Rajya Sabha, Prabhu stated, “the mishap rates have descended however I am not happy. We need to accomplish zero (level).”

Alluding to the current train incident in Kanpur which is being tested by the NIA, he communicated worry about the “reason for the mishap”.

In his very nearly 90 minute answer, the minister discussed a large number of activities got ready for security and traveler civilities.

Keeping in mind the end goal to enhance the profitabilty of railways, Prabhu said the administration is attempting to expand incomes from charges and additionally non-toll techniques other than diminishing the cost of operations.

The administration plans to spare Rs 41,000 crore in energy bill in the following 10 years. It is focusing on era of 1000 MWs of and 200 MWs of wind power other than energy mix, utilization of LED knobs, waste to energy plant.

He accentuated that railways issue is not connected with the railway budget.