The government is evaluating a possibility of creating shorter rail corridors for bullet train as they are more feasible financially.
While work on Mumbai-Ahmedabad project has already started, a second high-speed corridor between Mumbai and Pune is being considered.
A Hindustan Times report stated that after studying high-speed rail networks in China, spread across nearly 27,000 km, National High Speed Rail Corporation officials found that shorter rail corridors make such projects more feasible and commuters prefer flights to long-distance train journeys.
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