HIGHLIGHTS OF RAILWAY BUDGET, 1997-98

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Part - I


Overview

Traffic Performance in 1996-97

 

Financial Performance 1996-97

 

Traffic Prospects 1997-98

 

Passenger Amenities

 

Public Grievances

 

Catering Services

2309/2310 New Delhi-Patna Rajdhani Express.
8001/8002 Howrah-Mumbai Mai
2633/2634 Hazrat Nizamuddin-Chennai Rajdhani Express
9767/9768 Jaipur-Chennai Express
8561/8562 Kazipet-Vishakhapatnam-Kazipet Link Express
9769/9770 Jaipur-Patna-Jaipur Express

Annual Plan 1997-98

New Lines

 

Gauge Conversion

  1. Wadsa-Nagbir
  2. Arsikere-Hassan
  3. Hossur-Salem
  4. Mhow-Shahganj
  5. Mehsana-Marwar-Ajmer.

 

Doubling

Construction of a Workshop

Surveys

  1. Sivokto Gangtok
  2. Barpeta Road to Tihu
  3. Hoshiarpur to Una BG
  4. Nokha-Sikar via Bedasar and Sujangarh
  5. Churu to Taranagar
  6. Kolayat-Pokaran-Barmer
  7. Tindivanum to Pondicherry
  8. Chola to Bulandshahar
  9. Budge Budge to Falta
  10. Budge-Budge-Namkhana-Frazerganj
  11. Kursela-Rupoli-Saharsa
  12. Koparia/Samri-Bhaktiyarpur-Alamnagar-Bihariganj
  13. Khalilabad to Naugarh
  14. Hassanpur-Barauni
  15. Nanjangod-Badagara via Vyitri-Poozhithod
  16. Supual to Araria via Triveniganj and Raniganj
  17. Mainpuri-Etawah
  1. Badarpur-Kumarghat, Katakhal-Bhairabi, Silchar-Jiribam, Baraigram-
  2. Dulabehera
  3. Katpadi-Villipuram
  4. Kaptanganj-Siwan, Thawe-Chhapra
  5. Bareilly-Lalkuan
  1. Shahdara-Shamli
  2. Jharsuguda-Titlagarh
  3. Dehri-on-Sone to Jadhunathpur via Banjari

 

Konkan Railway Corporation

 

Metropolitan Transport Projects

Electrification

Track Renewals

Production Units

IRCON International

RITES

CONCOR

Indian Railway Finance Corporation

Sports

Medicare

Railway Protection Force

Regularisation of Casual Labour

Productivity Linked Bonus

Inventory Control

Setting up of New Zones

Passenger Services

  1. Ahmedabad-Delhi Rajdhani Express (Weekly)
  2. Secunderabad-Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express (Weekly)
  3. Bangalore-Nizamuddin Express via Hubli (Weekly)
  4. Ranchi-Delhi Express (Weekly)
  5. Visakhapatnam-Nizamuddin Express via Vijayawada (Bi- weekly)
  1. Madras-Tirupati Intercity
  2. Vasco-Bangalore Express
  3. Surat-Patna Express (Weekly)
  4. Gorakhpur-Dehradun Express (Bi-weekly)
  5. Koraput-Rayagada Link Express to Bhubaneshwar
  6. Katihar-Barauni Link Express to Tatanagar
  1. 9767/9768 Jaipur-Chennai Express from 1 to 3.
  2. 7611/7612 Nanded-Amritsar Express from 1 to 3.
  3. 4245/4246 Surat-Varanasi from 4 to 5.
  4. 3301/3302 Dhanbad-Tatanagar Suvaranrekha Express (Daily).

Rajdhani Services

  1. Purulia-Asansol-Bardhaman
  2. sansol-Chittaranjan-Jhajha
  3. Dhanbad-Gomoh-Gaya
  4. Gaya-Dehri-on-Sone-Mughalsarai
  5. Kanpur-Agra
  1. Amritsar-Derababa Nanak
  2. Amritsar-Atari
  3. Satna-Maihar
  4. Nidadavolu-Bhimavaram-Narrsapur
  1. Jalamb-Khamgaon
  2. Etah-Barhan
  3. Tinpahar-Raj Mahal
  1. Kalol-Vijapur-Ambliyasan
  2. Garhi-Harsaru-Farukhnagar
  1. Dankura-Damodar
  2. Bodeli-Chhota Udepur
  3. Maharajganj-Duraundha
  4. Ankleshwar-Raj Pipla

Special Announcements

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The Indian Railway Budget 1997 - Highlights

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