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Special train carrying 2.5 million litres of water set to arrive in drought-hit Chennai today
  Thursday 11 July, 2019
Special train carrying 2.5 million litres of water set to arrive in drought-hit Chennai today

Chennai: In what is likely to bring some respite to people in the drought-hit Chennai, a special train carrying 2.5 million litres of water is set to arrive in the city on Friday.

According to a Southern Railway official, a special 50-wagon train carrying water from Tamil Nadu's Vellore district will reach Chennai on Friday afternoon.

News agency ANI reported that the first train carrying water from Jolarpet railway station in Vellore district to Chennai left for the state capital this morning.

Each wagon of the special train, which was flagged off from the Jolarpet station, has the capacity to carry 50,000 litres of water.

Source: https://zeenews.india.com/tamil-nadu/special-train-carrying-2-5-million-litres-of-water-set-to-arrive-in-drought-hit-chennai-2218655.html

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