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Posted: Oct 26 2016 (15:03)
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Oct 26 2016 (13:06) Railways’ nod to electrification of Una-Amb-Andaura section
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Una: The electrification work on the 27-km-long Una to the Amb-Andaura broad gauge track has received a green signal after a long wait. The decision comes after the visit of Divisional Railways Construction Head Rakesh Kalra on Friday.
The budget was allocated in the Union Railway Budget 2014-15, but the work did not begin due to some reasons. In the absence of electrification, the daily Himachal Express train commuting between Delhi and Amb-Andaura has changed its locomotive from electric to diesel at Nangal.
Besides, the daily passenger train running between Ambala and Amb-Andaura...
Oct 26 2016 (15:03)
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Good decision. There is no point in having an isolated non electrified rail track of 20-30 kms, the operational inconvenience and maintaining dedicated diesel locos for the small stretch often out weigh the cost of electrification. Further construction of new line on Nangaldam-Talwara project should proceed with electrification.
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