India’s bullet train project, which is being developed with Japan’s assistance, is progressing on schedule and will soon issue a tender in relation to the construction of a 508-kilometre corridor between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, as reported by Financial Express (FE).
“In this case, we are promising that by 15 August 2022, the bullet train will start running, that means people will start travelling in it,” said Mr Achal Khare, Managing Director of National High-Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL), the company executing NDA government’s ambitious project.
Mr Khare said that the company would soon issue what is billed to be, India’s highest valued tender, amounting to over Rs 1,000 crore. It will involve the construction of the 237-km viaduct and the four stations namely Vapi, Bilimora, Surat and Bharuch. Read More
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