Trivedi emphasised the need for funding to achieve ambitions of safety, consolidation capacity augmentation and,de-congestion. He stated that 487 projects were pending and unless he got the support from his government it would be difficult to implement the projects. He mentioned that the railways was at the cross roads.
“Indian GDP cannot sustain unless Indian Railways grows at 10%. Within the constraints of funds our outlay is targetted at Rs 60,100 crores which is highest ever,” he said.