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New Delhi Railway Station to Use its Own Waste for Electricity

Kasturi posted on 4th February

We're all for New Delhi Railway's eco-friendly measures this year. Not content with it just being recycled, the waste that is generated at NDLS is now going to be used to generate electricity. The Hindu reported in this article that, “The Delhi Division of Northern Railway is going to set up a waste-to-energy plant that will turn the garbage and other waste collected at the station into electricity and manure.”

Delhi Divisional Railway Manager, Arun Arora, told The Hindu, “It is yet another green initiative by the Northern Railway’s Delhi Division, and the bio methanation plant at the New Delhi Railway station will be ready by June 2016.”

In fact, the body is acquiring 15,000 sq mtrs of land and most of the electricity generated will be used by the New Delhi railway station itself.

After the Delhi—Agra super-fast train, you now have one more reason to switch to trains. And we really think it’s the best way to travel, no?

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