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Posted: Jan 04 2018 (19:32)
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Other NewsSWR/South Western -Jan 04 2018 (15:44) Bengaluru City-Mysuru rail line goes electric
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BENGALURU: Rail travel between Bengaluru and Mysuru will see a big transformation with the completion of the electrification of the 139-km stretch connecting the two important cities of Karnataka.
While doubling itself came as a boon to passengers, electrification will now pave way for the introduction of electric locomotives in a region long served by diesel engines. The switch will lead to substantial saving in costs for the railways.
Operating a diesel loco would cost Rs 40,000 per trip while an electric loco would cut the cost by more than half. "We will...
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