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LED lights to illuminate all South Central Railway stations by March 2018

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 20, 2017

All 704 railway stations under the jurisdiction of South Central Railway (SCR) will be 100% illuminated by LED lights by March 2018, General Manager Vinod Kumar Yadav said on Tuesday....

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The world’s first fully electric solar train launched in Australia

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 19, 2017

An Australian rail company has restored a disused train to be 100 percent powered by solar energy- a world first for the transportation sector.


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Kacheguda declared India's first energy efficient railway station

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 12, 2017

Kacheguda has become India's first energy efficient 'A1 Category' railway station on Indian Railways. Kacheguda railway station comes under the South Central Railway (SCR).

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IRFC launches first US$500 million green bond on behalf of Indian Railways

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 7, 2017

Indian Railways Finance Corporation has issued its inaugural green bond on behalf of Indian Railways — the world’s fourth largest rail network.


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Railway to invest more on solar-powered coaches, seeks funds for 12-coach rake

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 11, 2017

More than six months after the trial run of south India’s first solar-powered coach began along the Jan Shatabdi route between Coimbatore and Mayiladuthurai, the coach continues to run only on trial.

The coach has now begun running between the Chennai and Vridhachalam...

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Renewable target moves closer as 750 Indian railway stations receive solar boost.

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 6, 2017

Train stations along one of the most used railway corridors in the world will soon have their dependence on traditional sources of energy loosened thanks to the power of the sun. The 750 stations in north India belonging to Indian Railways, one of the largest railway networks...

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Railways launches first DEMU train with solar-powered coaches

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 17, 2017

The railways today launched its first solar-powered local train here with a battery bank facility which ensures sufficient power even in the absence of sunlight.


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Indian Railways to add 400 Megawatt solar power capacity current fiscal

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 28, 2017

The Indian railways, which is working on an ambitious plan to reduce its dependence on conventional fuels and cut down energy bill, is planning to award 400 Megawatt (Mw) of solar energy...

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Indian Railways to set up additional 8,500 km of transmission lines to end dependence on state discoms

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 9, 2017

Indian Railways, which is working towards saving its energy bill and ending dependence on state discoms, is planning to expand its own power transmission lines by an additional 8,500 km....

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Solar panels, batteries may power lights and fans on 250 trains

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 6, 2017

Indian Railways will install flexible solar panels and batteries to power fans and lights on 250 local trains, giving another boost to India’s rapidly growing renewable energy programme....

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