Forget Indian Railways’ Bullet Train, Govt Planning Another High-speed Rail Project


Forget Indian Railways’ Bullet Train, Govt Planning Another High-speed Rail Project

Problems of Indian Railways’ Bullet train project between Mumbai-Ahmedabad pertaining to land acquisition are over, says Centre. With that solved, government is embarking on another high-speed rail project. Yes, that means this particular region is not the only one going to benefit from an extremely fast running train service as other regions too will get one of their own.

“The environmental and social impact studies are either complete or are near completion. I personally don’t see any stress in getting the land,” Union railway minister Piyush Goyal said on the sidelines of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) annual meeting.

However, Goyal did not name the corridors or when the project would be kick-started. Notably, the financing for new high speed rail project may come from AIIB. Read More

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