Solar Train on trial by Northern Railway

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The Delhi division of the Northern Railway on 3rd June 2015 rolled out a non-AC coach lit by solar panels installed on its roof.  Officials said this is the first time across railways that a solar photovoltaic system for power requirements of light and fan in a broad gauge coach has been provided. The coach, on an experimental basis, was attached to the high speed self propelled-accident relief motive unit, on which Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu travelled from Delhi Cantt. to New Delhi railway station.

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