FV News: The first solar-powered train

July 14, 2017 - DELHI, India

The first solar-powered train was launched from the Safdarjung railway station in Delhi. Inaugurated on July 14, 2017, the 1600 HP solar-powered DEMU (diesel electrical multiple unit) train runs from Sarai Rohilla in Delhi to Farukh Nagar in Haryana. This initiative marks India to be the first one globally to introduce solar panels as grid in railways.

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