Ahead of the ground-breaking ceremony of the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project, railway minister Piyush Goyal on Monday exuded confidence that the project would be completed one year before the schedule.
Goyal said the officials of Japanese and Indian Railways have set the deadline of 2023 but considering the pace of work, the project is likely to be ready by August 15, 2022.
The groundbreaking ceremony for the ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project, commonly referred to as the bullet train project, would be performed on September 14 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, the minister said. The ceremony will be held at a stadium near Ahmedabad’s Sabarmati railway station. At the same time, foundation stone will be laid for a high-speed railway training centre at Vadodara, where 4,000 staff will initially be trained for the project. Read More…
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