Electrification in Indian Railways! Giving a boost to railway infrastructure, soon, electrification work will be completed on a 78-km long railway section, connecting Sarai Rohilla to Gurgaon and Rewadi.
According to a tweet shared by Lok Sabha Member, Rao Inderjit Singh, the overhead electrification work on the 78-km long stretch is likely to get over by January 19, next year. The electrification work on this section is being done at a cost of Rs 593 crore, the minister informed.
According to the minister, who represents Gurgaon in Haryana, soon an electric locomotive-hauled train will run from Sarai Rohilla to Ahmedabad via Gurgaon and Rewadi section. The eco-friendly step by Indian Railways is also likely to reduce pollution significantly, the tweet said.
In the month of September, PM Narendra Modi-led Cabinet approved the electrification of the remaining 13,675 km of tracks. The project, which is a part of Railway Minister Piyush Goyal’s ‘Mission 100% electrification’ initiative Read more
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