Srinagar, September 17: The Kashmir Valley will cross one other milestone this Gandhi Jayanti on October 2 when J&Ok’s first electrical prepare will begin shifting on the 137 km Banihal-Baramulla hall, in response to officers of the Indian Railway Development Restricted.
The J&Ok authorities, Indian Railways and Indian Railway Development Restricted have been working collectively on this challenge since August 2019. The inspection of the challenge might be achieved on September 26 and the challenge might be inaugurated on October 2. An official put the challenge value at 324 crore, including that the Budgam-Baramulla part is already complete whereas the Budgam-Banihal hall might be inspected and inaugurated on September 26. Jammu and Kashmir: Railways Conduct First Trial Run of Electric Train From Baramula to Budgam (Watch Video).
The whole route size for electrification is 137.73 km with three most important sub-stations at Qazigund, Budgam and Baramulla, from the place energy might be equipped to the overhead gear of the rail line.
The challenge is aimed toward decreasing air pollution. It can additionally save 60 per cent gas consumption. Together with this, the work to attach Banihal with Katra can also be going on. When the Katra-Banihal link is complete, Kashmir might be higher related to the remainder of the nation.
A neighborhood named Muhammad Ramzan stated that this is a vital step that can assist J&Ok be a part of the ranks of different developed states the place fashionable amenities can be found. It might be recalled that Kashmir obtained its first prepare service in 2013 when it was inaugurated by then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
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