Guwahati now has India’s first railway station run by solar power. The project of installing solar panels was commissioned last year in April 2017.
Construction and civil engineering PSU NBCC (India) bagged an order worth Rs. 2,000 crore from the government of Assam for the construction of Twin Tower Trade Center at Guwahati.
In order to clear extra rush of passengers, South Central Railway (SCR) will run 16 Special Trains between Secunderabad and Guwahati .
This trial follows the successful trials of the 9-metre electric bus from Parwanoo to Shimla a few months ago, where the bus covered a distance of 160 kms in one full charge.
Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Wednesday said that solar energy was considered to be the best option for meeting energy requirements of modern day life as it belongs to the renewable category.
In order to clear extra rush of passengers and cater to the needs of passengers in view of cancellation of regular train services bound towards Guwahati due to floods in North Frontier Railway
IRCTC will launch its first pilgrim train for the north east region next month which will take passengers to destinations like Jagannath and Konark temples.