IR completes complete electrification in Uttar Pradesh

IR achieved a significant milestone in railway electrification on February 21, 2023. With the completion of electrification of the Subhagpur-Pach­perwa broad gauge route of NER, IR has successfully completed the electrification of all broad gauge routes in Uttar Pradesh. It is expected that this will improve rail connectivity as well as the speed of trains in the region. IR has completed the electrification of broad gauge routes in six zonal railways, namely, East Coast Railway, North Central Railway, NER, Eastern Rail­way, South Eastern Railway and West Central Railway.