Test trial of train with battery engine successful

Test trial of train with battery engine successful

NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: Taking yet another step towards adoption of clean fuel, Indian Railways has successfully tested a batterypowered rail engine. The engine named 'Navdoot' has been built in the Jabalpur division of the railway and works in dual mode.

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal tweeted a video of the engine to inform of the success of the 'Navdoot' test run. He wrote, "This battery-powered loco is a sign of a bright future, which will be a major step forward in saving foreign exchange with diesel and preserving the environment."
 

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