If everything goes according to plan, you will be able to reach Virar from BKC (65 km) in flat 24 minutes after paying Rs 500.
Similarly, Mumbaikars will have to pay Rs 250 for BKC-Thane and Rs 750 for BKC-Boisar travel. The train will take 10 minutes to cover a distance of 28 km between BKC and Thane. The 105-km journey between BKC and Boisar will be covered in 39 minutes.
The proposed Thane station will come up at Dativali between Diva and Dombivali. Similarly, Virar station will be built between Nalasopara and Virar, on the east side of railway track.
The prototype of the bullet train, tentative fare structure and details of travel time between three stations that fall in Maharashtra on the route of the proposed Mumbai-Sabarmati (Ahmedabad) bullet train has been displayed at the Magnetic Maharashtra conference in the city on Monday. The fare structure has been prepared by the National High-Speed Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL), the nodal agency for the project.
Dhananjay Kumar, spokesperson for NHSRCL, told Mirror on Monday that the coaches for the bullet train will be from the same E 5 series which are being used in Japan at the moment. However, unlike Japan’s green-coloured coaches, India will have red-colour ones. Read More