For the current fiscal, the gross budgetary support for railway ministry stood at Rs. 24,000 crore, Railway Safety Fund of Rs. 2,000 crore and internal resources of Rs. 18,050 crore.
Among other things, Trivedi also announced hiking passenger fares ranging from 2 paisa per kilometre to 30 paisa per kilometre in various categories of trains despite noting that Railways was passing through a "difficult phase".