As per our Railway Minister, Piyush Goyal about 60 passenger coaches are already equipped with solar panels to meet the power demand of lights & fans.

In the Parliament, on Wednesday he said, “Railways introduced Solar Power Technology on passenger trains running between Sarai Rohila (Delhi) & Farrukh Nagar (Haryana) in July 2017 for meeting the light & fan load requirement.”

In addition, breakdown of solarized coaches was given as, 16 passenger coaches of DEMU trailer coaches in Delhi, 10 coaches in Swatchata Express in Delhi, 6 coaches of DEMU in Bihar, 10 non-AC passenger coaches of Lucknow-Varanasi intercity, 13 non-AC passenger coaches under CSR funding of IRFC in UP, 7 non-AC coaches in Janshatabdi Express in Tamil Nadu, 10 non-AC coaches at Mathura & 30 non-AC coaches at Lucknow-Varanasi Section.

Source:- NDTV

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