In order to provide high-speed connectivity across the country, the government has identified six routes for feasibility studies for high-speed bullet trains, it informed the Parliament.
Replying to a question in the Lok Sabha, the government recently announced that feasibility studies are being conducted on six routes to connect India’s four key metro cities of Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata through a diamond quadrilateral network.
The routes that have been identified for feasibility studies are Delhi-Mumbai; Delhi-Kolkata (via Lucknow); Mumbai-Chennai; Delhi Nagpur part of Delhi-Chennai route; Mumbai-Nagpur part of Mumbai-Kolkata route and Chennai-Bengaluru-Mysuru.
The government is taking assistance from governments from France, Spain, China, Japan and Germany to complete these projects. Read More
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