Q. Hydrogen for Heritage Project, is sometimes seen in the news, is related to which of the following?

[A] To make hydrogen as a power source for heritage complexes.

[B] .To run hydrogen powered trains in historic, narrow-gauge routes.

[C] To make hydrogen buses for Site visits from the officials of Archeological Survey of India.

[D] To create hydrogen cells at low cost for road transportation.

Answer: B

Under this project, hydrogen-powered trains will be created and known as Vande Metro.

It will initially run on historic, narrow-gauge routes including the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, the Nilgiri Mountain Railway, the Kalka Shimla Railway, the Matheran Hill Railway, the Kangra Valley, the Bilmora Waghai, and the Marwar-Devgarh Madriya, which will make travel more environmentally friendly.

The first hydrogen train designed and manufactured locally will be ready by December 2023 on the Kalka-Shimla historic circuit.

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