Authorities aiming to construct e-highway on Delhi-Mumbai Expressway: Gadkari

Authorities aiming to construct e-highway on Delhi-Mumbai Expressway: Gadkari

The proposed electrified freeway is predicted to slash the price of logistics by as a lot as 70 p.c.

Government aiming to build e-highway on Delhi-Mumbai Expressway: Gadkari

Vans and buses can ply at speeds of as much as 120 kph on the proposed e-highway. Picture: Siemens

The federal government is attempting to assemble a separate ‘e-highway’ on the 1,300-kilometre-long Delhi-Mumbai Expressway the place vans and buses can ply at a velocity of 120 kph, Street Transport and Freeway Minister Nitin Gadkari stated on Thursday. Replying to a question throughout Query Hour in Lok Sabha, Gadkari stated the step is predicted to convey logistics price down by 70 p.c. “We are attempting to construct ‘e-highway’ on the 1,300-km freeway between Delhi and Mumbai,” he stated. The minister, nonetheless, added that no remaining resolution has been taken on this.

Gadkari stated Siemens has used this expertise and constructed the same highway in Germany.

“Buses and vans can ply on this e-highway at a velocity of 120 kmph and can convey down the logistics price by 70 p.c,” he added.

Replying to a different query, the minister stated Rs 60,000 crore has been spent on setting up roads like Dwarka Expressway, the jap and the western categorical bypass which can cut back air air pollution in Delhi.

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