Indian Railways leads world by example! PM Modi flags off 1st ever diesel to electric conversion locomotive


Indian Railways leads world by example! PM Modi flags off 1st ever diesel to electric conversion locomotive

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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