Bangaigaon, February 18 : For the first time in history electrical train runs in the railway track's of Assam. As railway electrification work is almost done till Guwahati railway station, a track inspection was done by a electric train engine from Bangaigaon Railway Station to Sarupeta Railway Sation in the lower Assam region.
Gautam Raw, Chief Project Director, Railway Vikas Nigam Limited inaugurated the electric train movement by breaking coconut and flag off ceremony. If the trial is conducted smoothly, the electric train will start plying till Guwahati via Rangia from March.
Driver Meghnath Brahma and Assistant driver Shubhrajit Pal were the first person to run the AC locomotor electric train engine in Assam for the trial today.
Now Pessengers will be able to get low cost and eco friendly train journey.