Railway Budget was presented in Parliament in the month of June. General awareness questions are expected from this for RRB recruitment for Junior and senior engineers. We have collected the important information from the Railway budget 2014-2015. We are sure that questions will be asked from this for the written examination on December month. 60 marks are given for general awareness and reasoning questions. As you know 60% of questions will be from current affairs and 40 percent will be general questions. So when it comes to current affairs this budget questions have a high probability.
Information on Railway Budget 2014-2015
The budget was presented by Railway Minister – Sadananda Gowda
Budget date – July 8th 2014
Total Freight Handled by Indian Railways – 1052 Million tones
Operation Ratio – 90.8 % better than previous ratio of 94%
Fund Balance – 8018 Crores
Passenger EarningsRs 45,255 crores
Freight Earnings Rs 1,05,770 crores
Coaching & Sundry EarningsRs 9,700 crores
List of New Trains Introduced in 2014-2015 Railway Budget
Technical Advancements Announced in railway budget 2014
1,Removing of Unmanned Rail road crossings to be eliminated. 5400 already eliminated by manning 2100 and closing few by railway over bridges (ROBs) and railway under bridges (RUBs)
2, TCAS (Train Collision Avoidance System) to be introduced in current budget
3, Crashworthy Coaches to introduced for additional safety feature.
4,Vigilance Control Device to be introduced which will automatically apply brakes when driver got any serious problems like heart attack or other possible injuries.
5,Induction based cooking stoves and Fire extinguishers to be introduced
6, Bio Toilets to be introduced and 2500 already completed
7, Dynamic Pricing introduced in certain trains through which price will be fixed through demand.
8, Rail tariff authority setup to fix fares
9, Many number of automatic ticket machines already installed more to be introduced.
10, New factories started during this year –
Rail Wheel Plant- Chhapra
Rail Coach Factory- Rae Bareli
Diesel Component Factory-Dankuni
11, New routes to be introduced for Meghalaya and Arunachal pradesh for the first time.
We have also post Expected General Awareness questions for RRB exam with questions covering the events for the whole 2014 year. Please read it.
Also check the Admit Card Download Dates Here.
Share and Enjoy