उत्तर मध्य रेलवे
उत्तर मध्य रेलवे,प्रयागराज
पत्रांक: 11पीआर/01/2022 प्रेस विज्ञप्तिदिनांक: 10.01.2022
NCR makes giant stride towards electrification
92% of NCR’s broad gauge network is now electrified
With the electrification of Shikohabad-Mainpuri section on 31st December, total electrified route km in NCR now stands at 2933
Electrification of 5 major routes completed in calendar year 2021.
Aggressively pursuing towards mission 100% electrification, NCR completed a total of 216 Route Kilometer & 314 Track Kilometer of electrification between April-December'2021.
Major routes which have been electrified during first three quarters of current financial year are:
Birlanagar-Udimor (101 km)
Mahoba-Khajuraho (64 km)
Shikohabad-Mainpuri (51 km)
In addition, newly laid double line between Chaunrah-Malasa (19 km), Nandkhas-Parauna (32 km) (both part of Bhimsen-Jhansi doubling project) and third line between Babina- Jhansi (24 km) are opened along with electrification.
At present, NCR has 2933 electrified Route Km and 6313 electrified track kilometers.
·Electrification works completed in NCR during calendar year 2021 are:
1.Bharatpur- Bandikui (97.5 km)
2.Bhandai- Etawah (114 km)
3.Mahoba-Khajuraho (64 km)
4.Birlanagar-Udimor (101 km)
In addition to above major routes, electrification works of sidings like Chunar, Churk, Meja NTPC, Shankargarh have also been completed.
As a result of massive electrification, need for traction changing from AC engine to diesel engine is now done away at these places thereby reducing detentions and increasing mobility and punctuality.
With a total broad gauge network of 3222 route kilometers in NCR, electrified route km (2933) now stands at 91% of overall broad gauge network of NCR.
Electrification of remaining routes like Khajuraho-Udaipura, Barhan-Etah and Etawah-Mainpuri-Farrukhabad is targeted to be completed this year.