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Another water train gears to quench parched Latur

After Latur received relief in the form of railway wagons loaded with water yesterday, another train consisting of 50 wagons is getting ready to transport potable water to the parched area in the Marathawada region.



Latur: After Latur received relief in the form of railway wagons loaded with water yesterday, another train consisting of 50 wagons is getting ready to transport potable water to the parched area in the Marathawada region.

A senior Railway Ministry official said the first train of 10 wagons carrying five lakh litres of water reached Latur yesterday and that another train is getting steam cleaned at Kota and it will be pressed into service soon.

Railways would make available a third rake, if required, for supplying water in Maharashtra as it is committed to continuing water transportation to the parched areas.

The water train service is likely to continue till the arrival of monsoon.

Ten railway wagons with five lakh liters of water which left from Miraj Junction railway station yesterday.

Meanwhile, lauding the Centre's move to send railway wagons to Latur, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the Delhi Government is ready to offer 10 lakh litres of water every day for two months. 

From Zee News

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