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Railway budget highlights 2

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* 2,800 km of broad gauge track conversion envisaged

Pic. Courtesy: indianrailnews.com
Pic. Courtesy: indianrailnews.com

* Seven km of broad gauge lines to be commisssioned every day during 2016-17

* Hope to commission 19 km of new broad gauge track every day by 2018-19

* Rs.8.8 lakh crore to be spent on infrastructure in five years

* Rs.40,000 crore expected from the government as budgetary support

* Budget that reflects the expectations of the entire nation

* Making all-out efforts to translate dream of Prime minister Narendra Modi into reality

* Aiming tom achieve operation ratio of 92 percent

* Saving of Rs.8,720 crore from last year’s estimates

* Envisaging capital expenditure of Rs.1.21 lakh crore