India Handed over 10 Broad-Gauge Railway locus to Bangladesh

Published on July 29, 2020
Current Context: Indian Railways handed over 10 broad-gauge railway locomotives to Bangladesh.
India Handed over 10 Broad-Gauge Railway locus to Bangladesh
  • This will help Bangladesh to enhance its railway mode of transport in the country. 
  • The 10 broad-gauge railway locus was flagged off from the Gede station of the Easter railway in West Bengal’s Naida district and will reach at Darshana on the other side. 
  • The locomotives were flagged off by external affairs minister Dr S Jaishankar and railway minister Piyush Goyal.
  • Thus India is on the verge to offer inter-country and intra-country mobility solution to Bangladesh.
  • The locomotives can attain a speed of 120 kmph and are having a life span of 28 years. 
  • Static Part: 
    • Capital of Bangladesh: Dhaka
    • Currency of Bangladesh: Taka

Question: 

Q.1 Recently Indian railways flagged off 10 broad-gauge railway locomotives to which country?
a. Indonesia
b. Iran
c. Iraq
d. Bangladesh

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