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After easing Chennai's water woes, last water train from Jolarpettai winds up service

The trains had undertaken 178 trips from July till October.

Latur water supply affected as Jaldoot Express comes to a halt

Jaldoot Express had started from April 11 with 10 wagons initially bringing 5 lakh litres of water

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Uttar Pradesh: Water train sent back to Ratlam

While on May 4 the wagons had arrived at the Jhansi railway station empty, they were filled with water on May 6.

UP CM doesn’t want it, but Centre gets water train filled

Railways officials had earlier claimed that the National Capital Region, including Jhansi station, was not equipped to fill rail wagons with water.

How India's longest water train is coming to Latur

When the government picked Miraj, Sangli, 342 km from Latur — the longest distance for a water train in India — to supply water, it was the most natural choice.

The waterway: What it takes to run India’s longest water train

From special orders procuring equipment to the shunting of trains to give Jaldoot preference. From men working day and night, to hurdles, expected and unexpected. From water Miraj is withholding from own, to water now coming to Latur.

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One May, 30 years ago -- India saw its first water train in Gujarat

The then mayor of Rajkot requested the state government to do something, else the entire city faced the prospect of migration.

Rajasthan: Daily, for 3 months now, a ‘perfect’ water special

Rajasthan govt has been running a 50-wagon train from Ajmer to Bhilwara daily.

Villagers want water train to stop for them on way to Latur

The villagers, especially those living along railway tracks, plan to pressure railways to stop the train en route before Latur station, so they can get their stock of water.

Drought crisis: Parched Latur prepares for 50-wagon water train to roll in from Sangli

With Latur staring at its “worst ever” water crisis in decades, the state government has decided to send trains filled with water from Vaarna dam in Miraj, 8 km from Sangli town.

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