Indian Railways Towards Cleaner EnvironmentIndian Railways invite bids for hydrogen based train
On a mission mode towards green railways, Indian Railways organisation Indian Railways Organisation of Alternative Fuels (IROAF) has invited bids for hydrogen fuel cell based trains on Indian Railways network.
The project shall commence in the 89 km Sonipat-Jind section of Northern Railway. Initially, two DEMU rakes will be converted and later two hybrid locos will be converted based on hydrogen fuel cell power movement. There will be no change in the driving console. Also, the project will lead to saving of Rs. 2.3 crore annually.