Northern railway says no order from NGT to ban old diesel engines


Northern railway says no order from NGT to ban old diesel engines

Nearly four days after farmers under the banner of Bhartiya Kisan Union demanded an immediate discontinuation of diesel railway engines which are more than 10 years old and are still operating in the backdrop of NGT’s ban on 10-year-old tractors, Delhi divisional railway manager (DRM), northern railway has replied that they have not got any instructions from the NGT regarding ban on diesel engines.

The farmers, however, have stressed that first, train diesel engines should be banned or else they’ll continue to run their tractors.

Soon after receiving the letter from railway authorities, Bharatiya Kisan Union slammed the government. National spokesperson of BKU Dharmendra Malik said, “The reply from the railway department has proved that government is double-faced.  Read More

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