Saturday, November 29, 2008

Gravity Powered Dedicated Freight Corridor for Indian Railways 29 Nov 2008

Seed Newsvine


Indian Railways are working on an important economy boosting infrastructure namely, the Dedicated freight Corridor-- A gravity Powered Dedicated Freight Corridor is worked out, along with project costs and returns expected. Saves 87% of energy in operations and primarily uses gravitational force to deliver cargo at a steady speed of 100kmph with handsome returns too. it can handle 160m tonnes annually in the first phase and has enough capacity to double if needed. A one page summary may be perused.

1 comment:

Shaurabh Bharti said...

gr8 posts.. interesting.. have to read more to know more about this technology.. best of luck :)