India’s Second Bullet Train Corridor? High-Speed Track To Come Up Along The New Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway


India’s Second Bullet Train Corridor? High-Speed Track To Come Up Along The New Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway

The Indian Railways and the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways are coming together to build a high-speed rail line along the proposed expressway between Mumbai and Nagpur, Financial Express has reported.

According to the daily’s report, which quotes a senior Railway Ministry official, a feasibility study conducted by Spanish consultant Ineco on the constructing a high-speed rail line along the proposed expressway has yielded positive results.

The accusation of land, which is one of the most problematic parts of executing an infrastructure project, will become easier as the two agencies plan to coordinate their efforts. Many infrastructure projects, including the Mumbai-Ahmadabad High-Speed Rail Corridor, have been delayed due to issues related to land accusation.

“It’s a new way of executing the project faster, as the combined efforts to acquire land will ease a major burden for both ministries and pave the way for speedy execution,” the daily quoted the Railway official as saying. Read More

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