Highlights of Railway budget 2010-11 (Part-II)

February 24th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI: Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday presented the railway budget in the Parliament.

The highlights of the Railway budget 2010-11 are as follows:

Railways have earned net profit of Rs 1,328 crore

To set up more freight corridors

Private operators can run special freight trains

Dividend to state exchequer Rs 6608 crore in 2011

Ten more Duranto trains announced

Share Golden Rail Corridor project announced

Share No forceful land acquisition by Railways

Railways saved Rs 2,000 crore from austerity drive

Perambur, Chittaranjan plants to be upgraded

No forcible acquisition of land for freight corridor project

To sign agreement with Japanese company for Western Freight Corridor

Freight on food grain, kerosene cut by Rs 100 per wagon. (ANI)

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