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Railway Budget 2014 – a better and futuristic one – my thoughts!

It was nice listening to Shri. Sadananda Gowda, Union Minister for Railways, Government of India as he presented his Railway budget for 2014-15. It is great to see that due importance has given to Passenger amenities, safety and cleanliness. Some of the points I liked from this budget are: Increasing qualities of passenger amenities including cleanliness of bed rolls Introducing bullet trains, high speed trains (specially between Mysore-Bangalore-Chennai, Vijayawada-New Delhi etc., Next generation of e-ticketing including provision to purchase unreserved and platform tickets Appointment of 17000 RPF personnel plus 4000 women RPF personnel All ladies coaches will be escorted by…