Indian Railways is planning to connect four prime Indian cities, namely Delhi, Mumbai, Chennaiand Kolkata with high-speed trains. These trains will run at 160 kmph, against the current 88-90 kmph. If everything goes as planned, authorities have planned to begin the operations from August 22. This Indian Railways ambitious project is known as ‘Golden Quadrilateral.’
Authorities are coming up with a blueprint for this enormous project that will connect metro cities (Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Howrah, Delhi-Chennai, Chennai-Howrah, Chennai-Mumbai and Howrah-Mumbai).
As per one railway official, “We are still finalising the blueprint and efforts are on to officially launch the project by August 2022 to coincide with the celebrations around India’s 75th year of Independence. However, everything depends on how we manage to meet every deadline set for the project.” Read More…
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