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Posted: Jun 29 2019 (19:11)
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The decision has been taken by the Railway Ministry, keeping in view the advantages of electrification as well as to achieve seamless operations on electric traction over the entire Indian Railways' broad gauge network.
Indian Railways bets on electrification! Indian Railways is all set to electrify its entire broad gauge network in the next two years. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, while replying to a question in the Lok Sabha, recently said that the national transporter has set a target of 2021-2022 to electrify its entire broad gauge network. Indian Railways has a total of 28,810 route kms left for electrification, he said.