Railway Budget 2000-01

 

RAILWAY BUDGET, 2000-01

HIGHLIGHTS – I

INTRODUCTION

REVIEW OF FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE DURING 1998-99

REVIEW OF FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE DURING CURRENT YEAR

NON-TRADITIONAL SOURCES OF REVENUES

UTILISATION OF ‘RIGHT OF WAY’ OF OPTIC FIBRE CABLE NETWORK

SAFETY

SECURITY

FREIGHT POLICY

 

PASSENGER SERVICES

NEW TRAINS

  1. Lucknow-Bhopal Express (Bi-weekly)
  2. Bangalore-Shimoga overnight Express (daily)
  3. Tirupati-Nagercoil Express (Bi-weekly)
  4. Sealdah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express (Bi-weekly)
  5. Jodhpur-Bangalore Express via Hubli, Ahmedabad (weekly)
  6. Howrah-Purulia Express (daily)
  7. Ajmer-Bangalore Express via Hubli, Ahmedabad (weekly)
  8. Sealdah-New Jalpaiguri Express (Tri-weekly)
  9. Bhagalpur-Ranchi Vananchal Express (Tri-weekly)
  10. Okha-Dehradun Uttaranchal Express (weekly)
  11. (To serve Dwarka, Ahmedabad, Jaipur and Haridwar)

  12. Shalimar-Bankura Express
  13. Kakinada-Visakhapatnam-Nagarsol Link Express (Bi-weekly)
  14. Ahmedabad-Nagpur Express (weekly)
  15. Sealdah-Amritsar Superfast Express via Patna Sahib (weekly)
  16. Bandra Terminus-Gandhidham Express (by merging 2963 / 64 Bandra-Vadodara Sayajinagari Express and 9103 / 04 Vadodara-Gandhidham Inter-city Express)
  17. Lucknow-Ballia-Chhapra Express
  18. Varanasi-Baidyanath Dham Express (Bi-weekly)
  19. Bikaner-Suratgarh Service
  20. Bangalore-Puttaparthi Service

 

INCREASE IN FREQUENCY

  1. 8563 / 8564 Vishakapatnam – Bangalore Express: from 4 days to daily
  2. 2951 / 2952 Mumbai Rajdhani Express : from 6 days to daily
  3. 2953 / 2954 August Kranti Rajdhani Express : from 6 days to daily
  4. 1029 / 1030 Pune Howrah Azad Hind Express : from 2 days to 3 days a week
  5. 9263 / 9264 Porbandar – Delhi Sarai Rohilla Express : from weekly to Bi-weekly.

EXTENSION, CONNECTION, AUGMENTATION

  1. 6635 / 6636 Kurla-Ernakulam Netravati Express To Trivandrum
  2. (Also augmentation to 22 coaches thereby increasing 280 berth capacity daily)

  3. 5011 / 5012 Gorakhpur-Cochin Raptisagar Express to Trivandrum.
  4. 7057 / 7058 Bilaspur-Cochin Express to Trivandrum.
  5. 7081 / 7082 Indore-Cochin Express to Trivandrum.
  6. 6731 / 6732 Bangalore-Madurai Express to Tuticorin.
  7. 3287A/88A Patna-Rourkela Link Express to Bilaspur.
  8. 6333/6334 Trivandrum-Rajkot Express to Hapa.
  9. 6803 / 04 Howrah-Trichy Express to Kanniyakumari (on one day in a week).
  10. 1095 / 96 Pune-Ahmedabad Ahimsa Express to Gandhidham (on one day in a week).
  11. 2475 / 2476 Jammu Tawi-Rajkot Express to Hapa.
  12. 1269 / 1270 Rajkot-Bhopal Express to Jabalpur (on two days in a week)

NEW SERVICES / EXTENSIONS TO BE INTRODUCED UPON COMPLETION OF GAUGE CONVERSION AND NEW LINES

  1. Extension of 9031 / 32 Mumbai Central – Gandhidham Kutch Express to Bhuj
  2. One pair of passenger service between Gandhidham and Bhuj
  3. Extension of Rail bus services between Nadiad and Kapadvanj to Modasa
  4. One pair of passenger services on Peddapalli-Karimnagar section

M.E.M.U. SERVICES

  1. Patna-Mokama section.
  2. Shalimar-Bankura section.
  3. Chennai-Arakkonam-Renigunta section.
  4. Lucknow-Kanpur section.
  5. Srikakulam-Vishakhapatnam section.
  6. Katpadi-Jolarpettai section.

D.M.U. SERVICES

  1. Amritsar-Pathankot section
  2. Raichur-Gulbarga section
  3. Erode-Trichy section

PASSENGER AMENITIES

MEDICAL FACILITIES

TOURISM AND CATERING RELATED SERVICES

ORISSA CYCLONE

RESEARCH PROGRAMME

KONKAN RAILWAY CORPORATION LTD.

METROPOLITAN TRANSPORT PROJECTS

PRODUCTION UNITS

PUBLIC SECTOR UNDERTAKINGS

ANNUAL PLAN 2000-01

NEW LINES

  1. Kotipalli-Narsapur
  2. Jogighopa-Maynaguri
  3. Ramganj Mandi-Bhopal
  4. Tarakeshwar-Bishnupur via Arambag
  5. Sultangang-Deogarh
  6. Ajmer-Puskar
  7. Gandhinagar-Adraj Moti-Kalol
  1. Bongaon-Petrapole
  2. Goalpara-Kamakhaya
  3. Peddpalli-Karimnagar
  1. Kapadvanj-Modasa
  2. Kashinagar-Kakdweep
  3. Eklakhi-Gajol
  4. Puttaparthi-Penukonda
  5. Bargachia-Munshirhat
  6. Tamluk-Digha
  7. Joruri-Banspani

GAUGE CONVERSIONS

  1. Katpadi-Villupuram
  2. Tiruchchirapalli-Manamadurai
  3. Purna-Akola

 

  1. Pandharpur-Kuruduwadi
  2. Kashipur-Lalkuan
  3. Arakkonam-Chengalpattu
  4. Yellahanka-Yeshwantpur
  5. Morbi-Maliya-Miyana
  1. Nonera-Bhind of Guna-Etawah project
  2. Raxaul-Birganj
  3. Makum-Dangri
  4. Amguri-Tuli
  5. Laxmanthirtha bridge diversion on Mysore-Hassan line
  6. Mudkhed-Adilabad (BOLT)
  7. Wankaner-Morbi
  8. Gandhidham-Bhuj
  9. Darangdhara-Kuda

DOUBLING

  1. Khurda Road-Puri, Phase I (Khurda Raod – Delang)
  2. Jarwal Road-Burhwal (Patch Doubling)
  3. Sonarpur to Canning, Phase I (Sonarpur - Ghutiari Sharif)
  4. Panvel-Vasai-JNPT
  5. Bariupur to Lakshmikantpur, Phase I (Baruipur – Dakshin Barasat)
  6. Gooty-Renigunta section (Balapalle-Pullampet section)
  7. Tarakeshwar to Sheoraphulli, Phase I (Sheoraphuli – Nalikul)
  8. Zafrabad-Utretia Section, Phase - II (Zafrabad-SriKrishnnagar)
  9. Panskura to Haldia, Phase-I ( Panskura – Rajgoda )
  10. Surat-Kosamba as Phase I of 3rd line between Vadodara and Virar
  11. Bolpur-Ahmedpur
  12. Amroha-Kankather
  13. Kalinarayanpur-Krishnanagar
  14. Manikpur-Cheonki Phase I (Manikpur- Katayadandi)
  15. Barasat – Hasanabad doubling with electrification, Phase I (Barasat-Sondalia)
  1. Conversion of Katihar-Radhikapur-Barsoi MG line to BG as an extension of Katihar-Jogbani project
  2. Extension of Circular Railway network in Calcutta to Dum Dum Airport
  3. Extension of Bankura-Damodar Railway to Mukutmonipur
  4. Connection of converted BDR line from Shyam Sundernagar to Chechai

SURVEYS

New Line surveys

  1. Titagarh to Sonarpur with junction arrangement to the circular railway at Ultadanga.
  2. Behrampur to Kandi
  3. Zaheerabad to Secunderabad
  4. Bhavnagar to Tarapur
  5. Jind to Sonepat
  6. Kohima to Dimapur
  7. Ponduru to Razam
  8. Dankuni to Champadanga via Seakhala and Furfurah Sharif and connecting Seakhala to Bargachia.
  9. Jaggayyapet to Miryalguda.
  10. Pettancheru to Jogipet
  11. Jhunjhunu to Pilani
  12. Majerhat to Thakurpukur (Circular Rly; ).
  13. Updating survey for Port Blair to Diglipur.
  14. Raipur to Jharsuguda via Kharotapalan, Baloda Bazar and Bhatgaon, Sarangarh.
  15. Pandurangpuram to Bhadrachalam.
  16. Krishnanagar to Karimpur
  17. Panki to Mandhana
  18. Merta Road to Beawar
  19. Katpadi to Chennai via Gindi, Punnamallee and Kanchipuram to Tindivanam
  20. Jhalor to Phalna
  21. Koderma to Talaiya
  22. Banka-Nawadah-Jamui
  23. Shirpur to Mhow
  24. Sarna to Madhopur
  25. Badowal to Sahnewal

Doubling surveys

  1. Udhana to Jalgaon
  2. Jaipur to Merta Road
  3. Rajpura to Bhatinda
  4. 3rd line from Thiruvalur to Arakkonam
  5. Ramnagaram to Mysore

RAILWAY ELECTRIFICATION

  1. Erode-Ernakulam
  2. Adra-Midnapur
  3. Kanpur-Lucknow

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

STAFF WELFARE

SCs/STs/OBCs / PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED

RAILWAY RECRUITMENT BOARDs

SPORTS

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

REFORMS AND RESTRUCTURING

TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY