Jammu-Srinagar tunnel to have “unique” ventilation


Jammu-Srinagar tunnel to have “unique” ventilation

The Chenani-Nashri tunnel on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation on Sunday, is the India’s first and the world’s sixth tunnel to have a transverse ventilation system, providing fresh air to motorists.

”This tunnel is India’s first and the world’s sixth road tunnel with a transverse ventilation system enabled by ABB drives and controlled by ABB software,” an official of ABB said on Friday ahead of the inauguration of the 9-km long tunnel.

ABB is the global leader in industrial technology and operates in approximately 100 countries, including India, according to its official website.

The official said ventilation systems for such long tunnels are essential to maintain clean air, permissible carbon dioxide levels and expel harmful vehicle emissions. Read More…

 

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