Jaipur Railway Station is now among the elite club of railway stations that are harnessing solar power for its operations.
Jaipur Railway Station’s roof top is now installed with solar panels. The operation was inaugurated by Anil Singhal, General manager of North Western Railways (NWR). During his interaction with media, he said “The energy harnessed from the solar panels will help Jaipur railway station save Rs 7.2 lakh on power bills, annually. Our aim is to produce at least 50 kilowatt power in a year. In future we would like to double the capacity of green energy at Jaipur Railway Station.”
He added “The North Western Railway will set up small solar plants at small railway stations. Even at railway crossings we have made the provision to harness solar energy.”
Officials claim that the life cycle of these solar plants is between 20-25 years. And within two years, Jaipur division will help in reducing 500 tonnes of carbon footprint and will move one step closer towards green corridor.
The Solar plants in Jaipur, Ajmer and Abu Road Railway Stations are just the beginning of a larger plan to introduce solar plants across north western railway division. The windmill in Dangri Village at Fatehgarh division, Jaisalmer will produce 25 megawatt electricity per year.
The North Western Railway region is saving Rs 78 lakh on power bills and on fuel, and in the coming years they will end up saving Rs. 4.5 crore.
General Information about Jaipur Railway Station :
Jaipur Railway Station (Jaipur Junction – JP) is the largest of all railway stations in Jaipur. Jaipur also serves as the headquarters of the North Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways since 2002.
There are 3 major Railway Stations in Jaipur :
- Jaipur Junction
- Gandhi Nagar Railway Station : Gandhi Nagar Jaipur railway station (station code – GADJ) is a railway station in Jaipur. It is located in Gandhi Nagar area of the city. It is close to Tonk Road and Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg (Jaipur) and mainly caters to the southern areas of the city.
- Durgapura Railway Station : Durgapura railway station is a railway station on the North Western Railways network in the state of Rajasthan, India. It is located approximately 8 km from Jaipur railway station.
Jaipur Railway station enquiry contact number :
Railway Enquiry : 131
Railway Record Enquiry : 132
PNR Enquiry : 135
Train Recorded Enquiry : 0141-2204536
Reservation Enquiry : 0141-2379115
Indian Railways Toll Free Number: 1800-111-139
Indian Railways Helpline Number 24X7: 011 39340000
Train Arrival/Departure – 131
Reservation Status – 22695959
Train Timing – 131
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