Investment for Development of Indian Railway Infrastructure
Ministry of Railways
Investment for Development of Railway Infrastructure
In the budget of 2015-2016, investment plan of Rs.8,56,020 Crore for next five years has been envisaged for development of infrastructure of Railways.
The investment of Rs.8,56,020 Crore comprises Rs.1,99,320 Crore for Network decongestion, Rs.1,93,000 Crore for Network expansion, Rs.39,000 Crore for National Projects, Rs.1,27,000 Crore for Safety, Rs.5,000/- Crore for Information Technology / Research, Rs.1,02,000/- for Rolling Stock, Rs.12,500/- Crore for Passenger Amenities, Rs.65,000/- Crore for High Speed Rail & Elevated corridor, Rs.1,00,000/- Crore for Station redevelopment and logistic parks and Rs.13,200/- Crore for Others.
Expenditure on development of Rail and passenger security related infrastructure is a continuous process. Need based investment is made for development of security related infrastructure under different plan heads.
This Press Release is based on the information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on 22.12.2017 (Friday).