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Siemens Limited provides electrification for Indian Railways’ longest rail tunnel

Siemens Limited is privileged to have provided rail electrification technologies for a 42-kilometer-long stretch, including the longest rail tunnel (12.8-kilometers) at Pir Panjal range, on the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link. The project is part of the Jammu-Udhampur-Katra-Quazigund-Baramulla Railway line of the Indian Railways, the largest construction of mountain railway line since India’s independence, with a length of 345 kilometers and at a height of approximately 1,700 meters above sea level.
Siemens Limited’s scope included the design, engineering, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of 25kV overhead equipment and associated works.
Gunjan Vakharia, Head of Mobility Business, Siemens Limited, said, “We are extremely proud to be associated with this project, which is of national importance. The installation team overcame challenges such as extreme temperatures and unexplored terrain to ensure a successful execution of the project. We would like to thank the Indian Railways for their continued trust and support to Siemens.”

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Siemens Limited is a technology company focused on industry, infrastructure, transport as well as transmission and generation of electrical power. From more resource-efficient factories, resilient supply chains, and smarter buildings and grids, to cleaner and more comfortable transportation, the company creates technology with purpose adding real value for customers. By combining the real and the digital worlds, Siemens empowers its customers to transform their industries and markets, to transform the everyday for people. Siemens Limited is the flagship listed company of Siemens AG in India. As of September 30, 2023, Siemens Limited had Revenue from continuing operations of Rs. 17,701 crore and 8,888 employees. Further information is available on the Internet at

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Bijesh Kamath / Shahzad Bagwan

Siemens Limited, Media Relations

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