Total Outlay fixed at Rs.8130 cr. An increase of 8 per cent over the last year.
Internal resources - Rs.4111 cr., IRFC to raise Rs.1850 cr., 'BOLT' - Rs.500 cr., and 'Own Your Wagon' scheme - Rs.400 cr. Budgetary support - Rs.1269 cr.
Projects of New Lines Doubling and Gauge Conversion
High priority being given to rail network development in North-eastern States and backward & tribal regions.
Work of gauge conversion between Dimapur and Dibrugarh and Tinsukia to Lekhapani in progress.
Simalguri-Samalpuri-Moranhat-Mariani-Furkating loop in progress
The work on Narnarayan Setu at Jogighopa in progress.
Line from Jogighopa to Goalpara likely to complete this year.
Line from Dhudhnoi to Depa in Meghalaya to be completed next year simultaneously with Goalpara-Guwahati, etc.
Gauge conversion of Lumding-Silchar included in the Budget.
Construction of new line from Kumarghat to Agartala is included in the Budget.
Surveys for gauge conversion of Rangia-Murkongselek and link lines to Tejpur and Bhalukpong being taken up. Updating of surveys of new lines from Harmuti to Itanagar and from Diphu to Karong also being taken up.
Construction of 4th bridge on river Brahmaputra at Bogibheel included in the Budget.