Indian Railways leads the way for the world! Under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious ‘Make in India’ initiative, Indian Railways has created history by converting a diesel locomotive into electric locomotive for the first time in the world.
This all new converted energy-efficient electric locomotive has been flagged off by PM Narendra Modi in Varanasi today. In a first of its kind notable initiative, the diesel locomotive which has been converted to electric locomotive by the Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW) in Varanasi. The entire project is an Indian R&D innovation for the entire world, says Indian Railways. As India looks to reduce its carbon footprint, this ‘Make in India’ initiative by Indian Railways is a welcome step. Here are 5 interesting facts about the world’s first diesel to electric converted locomotive. Read More
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