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  • Highest ever plan outlay 63,363 crore rupees.
  • 67 new exprress and 26 new passenger trains; run of 57 trains to be extended and frequency of 24 trains to be increased.
  • 500 kms of new lines, 750 km of doubling and 450 kms gauge conversion in 2013-14.
  • Freight loading of 1047 MT, 40 MT more than 2012-13.
  • Growth of passenger traffic pegged at 5.2%.
  • Supplementary charges for super fast trains, reservation fee, clerkage, cancellation and tatkal charges marginally increased.
  • ‘Fuel Adjustment Component’ concept linking traffics with movements of fuel prices.
  • E-ticketing from mobile phones, internet ticketing from 0030HRS to 2330HRS; SMS alerts providing status on reservations status.
  • Next generation of e-ticketing system capable of handling 7200 tickets per minute against 2000 at present
  • Additional companies of women RPF(Railway police force) personnel to be set up.
  • Affixing Braille stickers with layout of coaches including toilets.
  • Introduction of 160/200 kmph Self Propelled Accident Relief Trains.
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