In the last 3 months, Indian Railways has launched many new things. The use of clean fuel has been further enhanced by the Railways. Indian Railways has developed a battery-powered engine and has also successfully tested it. So now it will not be wrong to say that in a few days now, trains running on the tracks can be seen on the tracks.
These steps are taken to save electricity and diesel consumption. According to the railway, this engine has been built to save electricity and diesel consumption. Indian Railways informed that a battery-operated dual-mode shunting loco ‘Navdoot’ has been constructed in Jabalpur division of West Central Railway, whose test has been successful. This battery-operated loco will be a big step in saving diesel as well as environmental protection.
Last week, the Railways made history by running a 2.8 km long freight train on the tracks. The railway named this train Sheshnag. Four engines were installed in this train. The train ran with 251 wagons. Earlier, the Railways ran 2 km long Super Anaconda, in which 3 engines with a capacity of 6000 horsepower were installed. There were 177 loaded wagons on this train.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said in a tweet. The battery-powered dual-mode shunting loco ‘Navdoot’ was built in the Jabalpur division of the railway, which was successfully tested. The battery-operated loco is a sign of a bright future, saving foreign exchange with diesel, and a major step in environmental protection.