Union Minister for Railways, Suresh Prabhu has presented the Union Railway Budget for the year 2016-17 , introduced some new trains with no hike in ticket prices.
He proposed a new superfast train ‘Antyodaya Express‘ for people travelling without reservation. A new train ‘Humsafar Express‘ was proposed, which is fully air-conditioned third AC services with optional meals.
Another new train is Tejas Express , which will showcase the future of train travel with onboard services such as entertainment, local cuisine,Wi-Fi among others.
For the business class, the Minister proposed to introduce Uday Express an overnight double-decker and Yatri Express on the busiest routes, apart No hike in passenger, freight charges.
Baby foods, hot milk and hot water would be made available on stations and changing boards for babies would be provided in trains .
A set up mechanised laundries to provide clean and hygienic bed rolls. Disposable bed rolls are now available at select stations to all classes of passengers and introduced a new train between Varanasi and Delhi