Railways take measures to deal with Global Warming

Mass Emission Measurement System for measurement of gaseous emissions and particulates has been installed on diesel engines test bed at Research Designs and Standards Organization, which is the nodal agency for evaluation and appraisal of such projects.

Work Consultancy for Reduction of Exhaust Emissions from Diesel Locomotives on Indian Railways’ has been sanctioned and the work is in progress. In addition, various technological improvements are being taken up on diesel locos, not only to improve performance capability of locos but also to reduce unburnt fuel, thereby arresting global warming.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Ministry of Railways, Dr. R. Velu in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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