Rail track electrification work gains traction
Saturday, April 8, 2017, 1:18 PM
Railways have stepped up efforts to electrify 4000 km route in the current fiscal, a quantum jump from the last year's target of 2000 km. Pace of electrification has gained traction as the railways has rolled an action plan to drastically decrease the use of diesel in order to reduce energy cost and greenhouse gas emission. Currently, only 42% of total track network is electrified.