Prime Minister Modi will be in Bihar today to celebrate the centenary of Mahatma Gandhi. He will also launch a high speed all electric train which runs at 120 km per hour. The train is being built as part of the make in India Mission and 40 trains of such kind will roll out from the factory by 2020 it is reported.
The train will have fewer emissions and would run on power thereby reducing the pollution drastically. The cost of the project is around 20000 crore and about 800 trains will be manufactured in the factory by Alstom the company from France.
This will be the first all-electric train with high speed and this reduces the running cost of the Railways in a big way in the coming days. The train will have 12000 Horsepower engine.
On the other hand, Narendra Modi will also address Swachchagrahis who are foot soldiers working for clean and green systems. He will also launch another new train. Like Satyagrahis who worked for Independence, the Swachchagrahis will work for the cleaning up the nation from time to time.
Modi is expected to talk on several other issues while he launches various development projects.