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Jammu and Kashmir all set for its first electric rail train; here’s what we know

Kashmir will get its first electric train for the 137-kilometer long Banihal-Baramulla corridor rail link. The electric train will be inaugurated on October 2. The Jammu and Kashmir government, India Railways and Indian Railway construction Company Limited have been working together on this project since August 2019, which costs a total of Rs 324 crore, as per reports.

September 15, 2022 / 03:05 PM IST
Kashmir gets its first electric train for 137-kilometer long Banihal-Baramulla corridor rail link. The electric train will be inaugurated on October 2. The Jammu and Kashmir government, India Railways and Indian Railway construction Company Limited have been working together on this project since August 2019, which costs a total of Rs 324 crore, as per reports.
Kashmir will get its first electric train, the 137-kilometer long Banihal-Baramulla corridor rail link. The electric train will be inaugurated on October 2. The Jammu and Kashmir government, India Railways and Indian Railway construction Company Limited have been working together on this project since August 2019, which costs a total of Rs 324 crore, as per reports.
There are three main sub-stations – Qazigund, Budgam, and Baramulla – from where the power will be supplied to the overhead equipment of the rail line.
There are three main sub-stations – Qazigund, Budgam, and Baramulla – from where the power will be supplied to the overhead equipment of the rail line.
The mandatory principal chief electrical engineer (PCEE) inspection of the electric rail link will take place on September 26. The electrification of rail link will reduce air pollution and is expected to bring down the operational cost by 60 percent.
The mandatory principal chief electrical engineer (PCEE) inspection of the electric rail link will take place on September 26. The electrification of rail link will reduce air pollution and is expected to bring down the operational cost by 60 percent.
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