New Delhi: Indian Railways is going through a period of change in the Corona era, the Railway Ministry is constantly experimenting with new things. In the recent times, a lot of new things have been seen in the process of making the railway better than the best, whether it is the matter of running a train with a battery or successfully operating a 2.8 km freight train. Now the railway has made a big announcement, which will be the biggest change in the railway till its completion.
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday that Indian Railways will become a fully electrified railway network in the next 3.5 years. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has given information in this regard in a program of CII on Thursday. He said that by 2024, the railways will become a 100% electricity-driven rail network. Indian Railways will be the world's first such a large railway network that will be fully operated by electricity.
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has said that Indian Railways is rapidly moving towards connecting its network with electricity. According to Piyush Goyal, currently, 55% of the rail network is powered by electricity, on which 100% of trains will start running in the next 3.5 years.
Railways will move to 100% electrification in next 3.5 yrs & 100% 'Net Zero' operator in next 9-10 yrs. By 2030, each one of us will be a proud citizen, owning the world's first large 'Clean Railways': Min of Railways Piyush Goyal at a Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) event pic.twitter.com/LFuWJT5unA— ANI (@ANI) July 16, 2020