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Eastern Railway achieves 100% electrification of 2,848 km network

The Eastern Railway has completed construction on the 41-kilometer Hansdiha-Godda branch, bringing the total electrification of its 2,848-kilometer network to 100%.

Comprehensive electrification will greatly reduce carbon emissions and assist the Indian Railway in meeting its goal of making the country's railway network carbon neutral by 2030.

The Hansdiha-Godda segment has a 41-kilometer track length and a 103 kmph speed trial was conducted by the Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS).

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