South Central Railway becomes 1st Zone on Indian Railways with 100% LED Lighting at all Stations

SECUNDERABAD: South Central Railway registered another remarkable achievement in energy conservation. It remained in the forefront towards adopting various energy conservation measures and attained the status of becoming the 1st Zone on Indian Railways to complete 100% LED lighting at all the Railway Stations.

Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager complimented the Officers and Staff for the outstanding performance. He advised them to march ahead in progress and bring laurels to the Railways and Nation.

All the 733 Railway Stations on the zone have been provided with 100% LED lighting duly replacing 75681 numbers of different wattage LED fittings in place of conventional light fittings.

Division wise details of LED stations includes Secunderabad-162, Hyderabad-100, Vijayawada-158, Guntakal-157, Guntur-76 and Nanded-80 Stations as on 06th February 2018.

This provision of LED lighting is expected to save a total 32 Lakh units of electrical energy and an amount of Rs. 270 Lakhs per year. The division wise details of energy savings are Secunderabad-8.8 Lakh units, Hyderabad-3.5 Lakh units, Vijayawada-8.1 Lakh units, Guntakal-6 Lakh units, Guntur-2.9 Lakh units and Nanded-2.7 Lakh units per year.

The division wise revenue savings are Secunderabad-Rs.74 lakhs, Hydrabad-Rs.30 lakhs, Vijayawada-Rs.68 lakhs, Guntakal-Rs.51 lakhs, Guntur-Rs.24 lakhs & Nanded-Rs. 23 Lakhs.