Indian Railways achieved a significant milestone in Railway electrification. With the completion of electrification of the Subhagpur-Pachperwa Broad Gauge (BG) route in North Eastern Railway, Indian Railways has completed the electrification of all BG routes in Uttar Pradesh. This will improve rail connectivity in the region and will improve the speed of trains in the region.
To further Indian Railways’ progress towards #Mission100PercentElectrification, Broad Gauge rail network in Uttar Pradesh has now been 100% electrified. pic.twitter.com/4R8gEMzj54
— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) February 21, 2023
Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has appreciated Indian Railways for accomplishing this remarkable feat.
Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister appreciates Indian Railways for this remarkable feat with this, Six Zonal Railways (ECoR, NCR, NER, ER, SER, WCR) stand fully electrified also, Highly Utilized Network (HUN-5), Jhansi-Muzaffarpur-Katni is fully electrified
Very good! https://t.co/CikE3cyPWc
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 22, 2023
With this achievement, Indian Railways has completed electrification of BG routes in six zonal railways namely, East Coast Railway, North Central Railway, North Eastern Railway, Eastern Railway, South Eastern Railway, West Central Railway. Also, the Highly Utilized Network (HUN-5), Jhansi-Muzaffarpur-Katni is fully electrified now. This will improve connectivity between Jhansi-Lucknow-Barabanki-Burhwal, Gonda-Anand Nagar-Gorakhpur-Valmiki Nagar-Sugauli, Muzaffarpur-Bachwara and Narkatiaganj-Raxaul-Sitamarhi-Darbhanga-Samastipur, Sitamarhi-Muzaffarpur-Hajipur including Bhatni-Varanasi—Naini(Allahabad)-Manikpur-Satna-Katni and Chhapra-Varanasi.
With 85% of RKM electrified, Indian Railways is rapidly progressing to accomplish Mission 100 Percent Electrification and become the largest green railway network in the world.
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