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    CNG powered train ready for inauguration

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    Railways’ greenT​he country’s first Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-powered train ​has successfully cleared trials and ​is ​ready for inauguration. Two sets of the “dual fuel” trains manufactured by Chennai-based Integral Coach Factory (ICF) which will use 20% fuel in the form of CNG have arrived and will be used in the Diesel Electric Multiple Unit (DEMU) trains on Delhi-Rohtak- Rewari section. The CNG locos, which will gradually get extended to 500 DEMU trains will eventually provide for a platform for conversion to the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) locomotives trials on which are being conducted at the Patiala-based Diesel Mechanical Works (DMW).

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