Video Of The Water Train Reaching Latur
A 50-wagon train carrying 25 lakh litres of water that left Miraj in Sangli district of Maharashtra on Tuesday reached Latur on Wednesday morning. The train traveled a distance of 342 kilometers to bring water to the drought hit Latur city.
The same train has made nine trips in the past to Latur bringing 5 lakh litre water each time. Latur city mayor Akhtar Mistry, Municipal Commissioner Sudhakar Telang, the local politicians, people and activists had made elaborate arragements to welcome the “Jaldoot” express specially commissioned from Kota in Rajasthan to carry water for around 5 lakh people in the parched Latur city.
The Jaldoot first made its experimental trip on April 11. The train faced clearance problem due to the single line section from Miraj to Latur.
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