Indian Railways plans to save Rs 145 billion per annum with 100 per cent electrification

Indian Railways is planning to achieve 100 per cent electrification of its entire broad gauge network by 2023. The target will help the Railways to save around Rs 145 billion annually on fuel bill. …

Currently, around 66 per cent of the total track length of railways is electrified. And the coverage of electrification of rail tracks has risen from 1,176 kilometer in 2014-15 to 4,378 kilometer in 2019-20.

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