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Rs 64,587 cr budgetary support for railways in 2019-20: Goyal
Friday, 01 February 2019 12:55 Published in India

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New Delhi: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said the government has allocated Rs 64,587 crore for railways in the Interim Budget for 2019-20. Presenting the Interim Budget in Parliament, Goyal said: "Indian Railways has experienced its safest year in history. We are introducing container cargo movement to the North East. "All unmanned level crossings on broad gauge network have been completely eliminated," he said. Speaking about the manufacture of engineless Train 18, Goyal said: "Vande Bharat Express will give Indian passengers world class facility, with speed, safety and service. This major leap developed by our engineers will give an impetus to Make in India programme and create jobs."

  • Input: IANS

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