With 12,500 trains, railways move 23 million passengers every day; equivalent to moving Australia's population"
4,000 women constables recruited in RPF to make travel in women's coaches safer Pre-cooked ready-to-eat meals to be introduced Food courts to be introduced at major stations to provide regional flavour; pilot project on New Delhi-Amritsar and New Delhi-Jammu Tawi routes Forty percent increase in expenditure on cleanliness; CCTVs to monitor cleanliness at stations Special train on teachings of Swami Vivekananda Receipts in 2014-15 estimated at Rs.164,374 crore, expenditure at Rs.149,176 crore Fare revision will bring in Rs.8,000 crore; need another Rs.9,000 crore for golden quadrilateral project Backbone of supply chain of defence establishment Carry one billion tonnes of freight every year Decline in traffic growth in 2013-14 Would require Rs.5 lakh crores in 10 years for modernisation Receipts in 2013-14 were Rs.139,550 crore; expenditure was Rs.130,321 crore Spend 94 paisa of every rupee earned, leaving a surplus of only 6 paisa With 12,500 trains, railways move 23 million passengers every day; equivalent to moving Australia's population Target to become largest freight carrier in the world
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