Separate Railway budget was introduced in 1924 on the recommendations of the Acworth committee. After 92 years in 2018 Railway Budget merged with General Budget was based on the recommendations of the Committee headed by Bibek Debroy, then a member of the NITI Aayog.
How much distance was travelled by first train of India?
India's first train ran from Mumbai to Thane in 1853. The first train on the Indian sub-continent ran from Bori Bunder in Mumbai to Thane at 3.30 pm on April 16, 1853. The 14-carriage train carried 400 guests and covered a distance of 34 km.
In which Governor - General's reign railway lines in India were established?
The country's first passenger train, which ran between Bombay's Bori Bunder station and Thane on 16 April 1853, was dedicated by Lord Dalhousie. Therefore, railway lines in India were established during Lord Dalhousie's reign.
What is the width of broad gauge railway line in India?