Electric train to run between Udaipur and Ajmer from 2019

Electric train to run between Udaipur and Ajmer from 2019

Trains between Udaipur and Ajmer are set to run on electrified line from Mar 2019. This will be the first section in the Ajmer division to have the electrified line. 30% of the line has already been electrified and it is expected that the 130km section between Bhilwara and Ajmer will be converted in this financial year.

 

Electric train to run between Udaipur and Ajmer from 2019

Trains between Udaipur and Ajmer are set to run on electrified line from Mar 2019. This will be the first section in the Ajmer division to have the electrified line. 30% of the line has already been electrified and it is expected that the 130km section between Bhilwara and Ajmer will be converted in this financial year.

Electrification work on the Udaipur-Ajmer section started in Mar 2016. Foundation laying has been completed from Ajmer to Bhilwara and 36km electric lines have also been laid. Passenger and freight trains will run along a 25000 kw line on this route and the lines will be able to accommodate train speeds of 120-130kmph. The current speed of trains along this route is 80-100 kmph

Electricity for the lines will be taken from Ajmer Discom. Ajmer railway division is building traction substation at Nasirabad, Hamirgarh, Sareri, Ghosunda, Mavli and Umra.

The total length of electrified route is 295km and the electrification process is expected to cost around Rs 320 Crores.

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