Suresh Prabhu Presents Rail Budget 2016 In Numbers

The Union Railway Budget 2016-17 concentrated on capacity creation in the rail area, with an increased expense of about Rs. 1.21 lakh crore, and on finish of the continuous tasks as opposed to reporting new ones. Expanding 2015's measure, passenger fares continue as before. Mr. Prabhu's declarations incorporated India's first rail auto center, support to e-catering, availability to North-East and Wi-Fi in railway stations. Every one of the numbers you have to know from Suresh Prabhu's Rail Budget 2016: 

  • Expect sparing of Rs 8,720 this year 
  • Working proportion at 92% FY17 as against 90% in current year 
  • Activity revenue focus at Rs 1.85 lakh crore 
  • Capital arrangement of Rs 1.21 lakh crore 
  • Expect revenue growth of more than 10% this year 
  • Rs 8,720 crore sparing in fuel cost like force 
  • Commission 2,800km of new tracks in one year from now, very nearly 30% higher than a year ago 
  • Rs 8.5 lakh crore to be put in more than 5 years for modernization of railway infrastructure 
  • Produce Rs 9 crore mandays in FY17-18, Rs 14 crore mandays in FY18-19 
  • Railway jolt increased by half; 2,000km course to be charged next financial 
  • Totally paperless contract framework in 2016-17 
  • WiFi in 100 stations this year and 400 different stations one year from now 
  • Railways to get Rs 40,000 crore budgetary support from the government 
  • Rs 30,000 crore is the misfortune on subsidizing passenger fares 
  • 20% less accidents this year 


  • To have CCTV observation at all stations, 300 noteworthy stations secured for the current year 
  • Improved capacity of e-ticketing framework - from 2000 tickets a minute to 7200 a minute (to support 120,000 concurrent users) 
  • 44 new undertakings esteemed at Rs 92,714 crore to be implemented for the current year 
  • 2 locomotive production lines at the expense of Rs 40,000 crore to be set up 
  • 17 states agree to shape JVs with Indian Railways for construction of rail-over-extensions 
  • 124 MPs have committed to contribute from MPLADS for passenger conveniences 
  • 400 stations to be re-created through PPP 
  • Overnight double-decker train Uday Express to be introduced on busiest routes, conveying capacity to be increased 40% more 
  • Lower compartment amount for senior nationals to be increased by half 
  • Will introduce sub-amount of 33% for ladies in each of the saved categories in catering 
  • Three direct services, completely aerated and cooled Humsafer, to go at 130km every hour 
  • To introduce 20,000 screen rail show system for passing data to passengers and colossal advertising potential 
  • Intend to produce 10-20% of revenues from non-duty sources over next 5 years by monetising resources 
  • Models to decide revenue capability of no less than 20 stations in next 3 months 
  • 17,000 extra bio-toilets to be given before the end of current financial 
  • 2,800km of broad gage track change visualized 
  • 7km of broad gage lines to be dispatched each day amid 2016-17

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