Government aiming to build e-highway on Delhi-Mumbai Expressway: Gadkari
The proposed electrified freeway is anticipated to slash the price of logistics by as a lot as 70 p.c.
The federal government is attempting to assemble a separate ‘e-highway’ on the 1,300-kilometre-long Delhi-Mumbai Expressway the place vehicles and buses can ply at a pace of 120 kph, Street Transport and Freeway Minister Nitin Gadkari mentioned on Thursday. Replying to a question throughout Query Hour in Lok Sabha, Gadkari mentioned the step is anticipated to carry logistics value down by 70 p.c. “We are attempting to build ‘e-highway’ on the 1,300-km freeway between Delhi and Mumbai,” he mentioned. The minister, nonetheless, added that no remaining resolution has been taken on this.
Gadkari mentioned Siemens has used this know-how and constructed an analogous street in Germany.
“Buses and vehicles can ply on this e-highway at a pace of 120 kmph and can carry down the logistics value by 70 p.c,” he added.
Replying to one other query, the minister mentioned Rs 60,000 crore has been spent on setting up roads like Dwarka Expressway, the japanese and the western specific bypass which can cut back air air pollution in Delhi.
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