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All eyes on Prabhu

“We have tried our best to fulfill people’s aspirations and expectations (in the Budget) despite the fact that railways is passing through hard times,” Prabhu said while giving finishing touches to the Rail Budget here.

There were demands for new trains, rail lines and projects from various section of the society including MPs and state governments. He further said attempts are being made in the Budget to meet the expectations of the people as much as possible.

Prabhu had maintained earlier that before increasing the fares, there should be improvement in passenger amenities.

Railways minister has also met representatives of industry before finalisation of the Budget.

He also sought media cooperation in reaching out to the people by disseminating right information about the budget.

Besides Prabhu, minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha, chairman of Railway Board AK Mital and other senior railway officials were present on the occasion.

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