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Highlights of Indian railway budget 2016

Highlights of Indian railway budget 2016

Focus on speed and safety

2,800 km of new tracks to be commissioned next year

Railways to shift to completely paperless contract system next year

WiFi facility at 100 stations to be increased to 400 stations in next two years

Enhanced capacity of e-ticketing system from 2,000 tickets per minute to 7,200 per minute

North-South, East-West dedicated freight corridor proposed in Railway Budget for 2016-17

E-booking of tickets on concessional passes for journalists introduced

India's first Rail auto hub to be inaugurated in Chennai