High-speed Electric Locomotive Current Affairs, GK & News
The Indian Railways has achieved the highest ever electrification of sections during 2020-21. It has covered 6,015 kilo metres of electrification in a single year. This is 37% higher than that achieved in 2019-20. About the achievements The Broad-Gauge network of Indian Railway currently stand at 63,949 kilo metres. Of this 71% has been electrified. ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
Topics: 100% electrification • 100% Electrification of Railways • Broad Gauge • Chittaranjan Locomotive Works • High-speed Electric Locomotive • Indian Railway • Railway electrification system • Railway modernization
India’s first high-speed electric locomotive with 12000 horsepower (HP) engine has been flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Madhepura Electric Locomotive Factory in Bihar. It is first big Make-in-India project developed and completed by Indian Railways in collaboration with French firm Alstome. Key Facts Capacity and Speed: India’s first high-speed electric locomotive has ..