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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today termed the Rail Budget 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 economic growth.
"RailBudget2015 is a forward looking, futuristic & passenger centric budget, combining a clear vision & a definite plan to achieve it," he tweeted..
"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.
He said the budget stands out for its focus on the common man, putting speed, scale, service and safety, all on one track.