Railway plans to save energy by switching over to LED enabled equipment’s to curb energy uses on Jaynagar-Darbhanga rail section.
Samastipur Railway Division has given an amount Rs 61 Lacks to Darbhanga and Madhubani Railway Stations for purchase of LED light.The LED lights, energy saver fans and efficient AC’s is to be installed with this amount.
Let us not forget that Darbhanga has also been graded among Class 1 stations in Railways Category of Stations.
Apart from Darbhanga , the stations like Jaynagar , Madhubani and Sakri which fall on Jaynagar-Darbhanga Railway Section have also been selected for this power saving development.
The released amount will be spent by the Energy Efficiency Service Ltd in 20 instalments in the next five years.
The agency will replace 28 watts tube lights with a 20-watts LED light.Similarly ,160 watts and 100 watts metal highlights will be replaced by 70 watts and 36 watts LED lights. All the 4 X24 watt outdoor lighting will be replaced by 35 watts and 2X 28 watts outdoor the lights will be replaced by 18 watts LED light.
In this whole endeavour it is estimated that Railways will be able to save 2,82,123 KVAH energy.
‘Railway has taken this decision for the passenger and energy conservations’ said RK Jain , the DRM of Railways.