Hydrogen Fuel Cell: Through this, Indian Railways will try to find out whether existing diesel-run trains can be retrofitted to use hydrogen.
Indian Railways has invited bids for the use of Hydrogen Fuel Cell based technology by retrofitting on Diesel Electric Multiple Unit (DEMU) on 89 km long Sonipat-Jind route of Northern Railway. . The Railway Ministry gave this information in a statement.
Through this, Indian Railways will try to find out whether existing diesel-run trains can be retrofitted to use hydrogen.
There will be a savings of 2.3 crores annually
Retrofitting a diesel-powered DEMU and converting it to a hydrogen fueled train set would not only save Rs 2.3 crore annually, but also reduce carbon emissions (Nitric Oxide) by 11.12 kilo tonnes per annum, the statement said. Will be able
According to the statement, after the successful implementation of this pilot project, it can be planned to run all the rolling stock running on diesel fuel on hydrogen fuel through electrification. The deadline for submission of tender has been fixed from September 21, 2021 to October 5, 2021.
4 MEMU passenger special train started in this route
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It is important to keep this code in mind while booking train tickets
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