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Railway Budget 2014

- No Increase in Passenger Fares and Freight

- Outlay of Rs 64,305 Crore Proposed for Rail Budget with A Budgetary Support of Rs 30,223 Crore
 
- 17 New Premium Trains, 38 Express Trains and 10 Passenger Trains Proposed
 
- Surveys For 19 New Lines and  Doubling of 5  Tracks to be Taken Up

Interim Rail Budget Highlights and New Trains

- The interim railway budget has left passenger fares and freight rates unchanged, ahead of the national elections due in next three months.

Railways Minister Mallikarjun Kharge presented the budget on Wednesday for the first four months of the 2014/15 fiscal year that begins in April.

Here are the highlights