India’s Power Crisis: Passenger Trains Cancelled For Movement Of Coal Amid India’s Power Crisis

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India’s Power Crisis: Passenger Trains Cancelled For Movement Of Coal Amid India’s Power Crisis

  • A scorching summer is driving demand for coal in India.
  • India has cancelled some passenger trains to allow for faster movement of coal carriages as the nation scrambles to replenish depleting inventories at power plants in a bid to avoid a full-blown power crisis.
  • The supply crunch comes just months after a crippling power crisis last autumn saw coal stockpiles plunge to an average four days, triggering blackouts in several states.

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