China on Thursday relaunched the world’s fastest bullet train, running at an average speed of 350 kilometres per hour, from Beijing to Shanghai.
A week before Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe announced the launch of the 320kmph Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, a glitch in the railways app for travellers inadvertently declared the Mumbai-Ferozepur Punjab Mail a close contender.
Last week, Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe laid the foundation of the bullet train.
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As India takes a giant leap with plans to have a bullet train, it is estimated that about 20,000 jobs will be created from it, according to a State Bank of India research note.
On the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe laid the foundation stone for a Rs-1,10,000-crore ($17 billion) bullet train, the Jammu Tawi-New Delhi Rajdhani Express jumped the tracks at New Delhi station,
The Congress said the high-speed railway project that Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe launched Thursday was conceived by the UPA government and then added it was an “election bullet train” that is “economically unviable”.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Thursday laid the foundation of India’s first high speed rail project, linking country’s commercial capital Mumbai to Ahmedabad, the main city in Modi’s home state Gujarat.
The Congress today dubbed the Ahmedabad-Mumbai high-speed express an “election bullet train” and said its launch was timed keeping in mind the upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls.
With rising concerns over safety of trains in backdrop, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe today laid the foundation stone of the ambitious bullet train project at the Athletic Stadium in Ahmedabad.