Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project: The training tracks for India’s first bullet train project at the High Speed Rail Training Institute (HSRTI) are ready, according to a TOI report.
To train staff for the operations of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, two 50 metre track slabs have been developed from high strength concrete using Shinkansen technology of Japan.
The training tracks, which include 50 metre for straight line and another 50 metre for the curved line are being set up by the National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL), which is setting up the HSRTI in Vadodara, Gujarat. The HSRTI is being set up to train manpower in high speed rails.
The institute, which is being set up over a land area of five hectares on the campus of the National Academy of Indian Railways (NAIR) is being developed at an estimated cost of Rs 600 crore. Read More