Almost a year after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched India’s first bullet train project along with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, the first consignment of Japanese-made goods for the prestigious Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project has landed in Vadodara.
The consignment which was shipped to Mumbai and later brought to Vadodara last week through road has reached the spot where the High Speed Rail Training Institute (HSRTI) is being set up by the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) which is implementing the national high speed rail corridor project.
HSRTI is being developed over a land area of five hectares at the campus of the National Academy of Indian Railways (NAIR) in Vadodara. On Sunday, Achal Khare, managing director of NHSRCL, visited the site where the work for laying the training tracks using the Japanese goods has started. Read more