Under the contract, PGCIL will be responsible for the electrification of the Pune - Miraj Kolhapur (326km), Chhindwara - Nainpur - Mandla Fort (183km), Londa - Miraj (189km) and Mansi - Sahrsa - Dauram Madhepura (63km) lines.

The electrification programme is intended to reduce IR’s fuel consumption, which amounts to around 2.8 billion litres per year, representing around 18% of operating costs.