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Water from Jolarpettai reaches Chennai by train

Water from Jolarpettai reaches Chennai by train

Chennai, July 12 (UNI) A special train carrying water from Jolarpettai in

Vellore district to meet the water crisis, reached the Chennai city on

Friday afternoon.

The 50 wagon train left Jolarpettai and reached Villivakkam Railway station.

Each wagon was carrying 50,000 litres of water, totalling 25 lakh litres.

At present, the Southern Railway plans to operate one train to agument the

water needs of the city and might make it to two trips a day in the days to

come, sources said.

The water from the wagons would be transported to the Kilpauk pumping

station for distribution across the city.

Transporting water by train comes in the backdrop of Chief Minister Edappadi

K Palaniswami's announcement to transport ten million litres of water daily from

Jolarpettai to tide over the water crisis. He also announced allocation of Rs 65

crore for this purpose.

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