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Rail Budget futuristic and passenger centric: Modi

The PM said the budget lays out a clear roadmap to make the national transporter the key driver of the country's economic growth

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Narendra Modi

Prime Minister today termed the Rail as "futuristic" and "passenger centric" and said it lays out a clear roadmap to make the national transporter the key driver of the country's

"RailBudget2015 is a forward looking, futuristic & budget, combining a clear vision & a definite plan to achieve it," he tweeted.
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He said the is a watershed moment for Railways, marking a paradigm shift from discussing coaches & trains to comprehensive railway reform.

"I am particularly delighted that for the 1st time there is a concrete vision for technology upgradation & modernisation of the Railways," he said in another tweet.

"Rail lays out a clear roadmap to make the Railways the key driver of India's & playing a key role in India's progress," Modi added.

He said the stands out for its focus on the common man, putting speed, scale, service and safety, all on one track.

First Published: Thu, February 26 2015. 15:15 IST
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