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Meghalaya Train: Electrification of 2 key routes in Meghalaya first Time

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Meghalaya Train: Meghalaya gets electric trains for the first time. Electrification of Meghalaya Train i.e. Abhayapuri – Pancharatna; Dudhnai – Mendipathar sections means a lot.

The railways said in a statement that the Meghalaya Train electrification of two key routes will allow electric trains to operate for the first time in the northeastern state of Meghalaya.

On March 15, the Northeast Frontier Railway completed a 22.823-kilometer single-line stretch of Dudhnai-Mendipathar and a 34.59-kilometer double-line section between Abhayapuri and Pancharatna.

 

Mendipathar is the only railway station in the north-eastern state of Meghalaya, having been inaugurated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India in 2014. Trains hauled by electric locomotive will now be able to operate directly from Mendipathar in Meghalaya following the commissioning of electric traction, increasing the average speed.

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Meghalaya Train Electrification:

More passenger and freight trains will be able to operate at full sectional speeds through these sections. This section will also see an increase in punctuality. Electric locomotives hauling parcel and freight trains from other states will be able to reach Meghalaya directly.

“More passenger and freight trains will be able to operate at full sectional speeds through these sections. This section will also see an increase in punctuality. Trains carrying parcels and freight from other states will be able to reach Meghalaya directly.

Train mobility in Northeast India will be greatly improved by electrification. In addition to the reduction in pollution caused by the switch from fossil fuel to electricity.The efficiency of the region’s railway system will improve.

This would improve traffic flow and save time for trains travelling to and from the northeastern states. to saving money on foreign exchange.

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