Bullet train extremely essential for country, says Railway Board chief


Bullet train extremely essential for country, says Railway Board chief

Describing the bullet train as an “extremely essential” for India, Railway Board chairman (CRB) Ashwani Lohani on Monday said that the public transporter looked at it as a project that would unleash technology-driven transportation in the country.

Lohani said the augmentation of the bullet train will provide a standard to the commuters and its development is extremely important. “It is very essential to run the bullet train as we want to commission a medium of rapid transport which can run at par with air travel so far as the speed is concerned,” added Lohani.

The meeting with the general managers of the Central Railway, Western Railway and MRVC officials was held in order to discuss the projects which is been underway.

“We had discussion with MRVC regarding capacity enhancement works under Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP), particularly Diva-Thane and Kurla-Parel 5th and 6th lines. The work of the Diva-Thane will be completed in the given target,” Lohani added. Read More

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