Railway Minister Piyush Goyal today defended the Centre’s decision to launch bullet train project in India, stating that it was part of the country’s developmental plans.
He was replying to a query on Quora, a website where users ask questions and invite answers from the online community – “Does India actually need a bullet train”?
Goyal, who has an active presence on social media, gave a 884-word defence of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR), popularly known as the ‘Bullet Train’. He also included several graphics with pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to illustrate his point.
“India is a rapidly developing economy with numerous developmental needs. A major component of India’s developmental plan is the upgradation of current rail networks as well as the development of new high speed rail corridors popularly known as bullet trains. Read More…