Indian Railways gets booster shot on 100% power drive; passengers, transporter to benefit
Piyush Goyal said that the electrification of the entire railways will help in saving foreign exchange, help reduce pollution, and will make the Indian Railways faster and safer. He also said that the Indian Railways have a huge responsibility towards climate change and "it is our endeavour to reduce the pollution levels in the country".
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said the CCEA has approved 100 per cent electrification of rest of the 13,675 km of Indian Railways' broad gauge tracks at an estimated cost of Rs 12,134 crore. Image source: IANS