India’s first energy-efficient railway station: Kacheguda
Kacheguda has become India's first energy efficient 'A1 Category' railway station of Indian Railways.
Kacheguda railway station comes under the South Central Railway (SCR) Zone. The SCR describes the 100-year old Kacheguda railway station as one of three 'Pearls' of Hyderabad.
It was built in the year 1916 by Mir Osman Ali Khan, the 7th Nizam of the Hyderabad State, in Gothic and Mughal style architecture.
It replaced 1,312 conventional lights with light-emitting diode (LED) lighting. Around 370 ceiling fans too were replaced with Brushless DC Electrical (BLDC) motors energy efficient fans. 12 air conditioners were replaced with energy efficient inverter type air conditioners.