Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project: India’s first ever bullet train project aims to excel in speed and safety! The first bullet train of the country, linking Mumbai to Ahmedabad, is being developed on Japan’s E5 Shinkansen technology.
Japan is pushing the limits of rail travel as it begins testing the fastest-ever shinkansen bullet train, capable of speeds of as much as 400 kilometers (249 miles) per hour. Called the Alfa-X, the train is scheduled to go into service in 2030.
The work for India’s first bullet train project is on track and National High-Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL) recently floated a tender for the first undersea tunnel which will be part of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train corridor.
When should a passenger travelling by the bullet train report to the station? What can’t be carried on the train? These are some of the questions which the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is helping the National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL) answer.
Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train: India’s first bullet train project has missed its land acquisition deadline! Recently, the Consul General of Japan in Mumbai Ryoji Noda was quoted in an IE report saying that the deadline of December 2018
Bullet trains in India are going to be commonplace, or so it seems. After the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train corridor, the Indian Railways is planning to introduce 10 more bullet train routes covering a total of 6000 km.
Indian Railways eyes expanding the bullet train network! The National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), which is implementing the country’s first bullet train project, linking Mumbai to Ahmedabad, has been asked to study the feasibility of 10 more bullet train corridors.
The railways has lined up a mega expansion plan, including more than doubling the freight capacity and adding new high-speed trains for which 10 corridors with a cumulative length of about 6,000km have been identified.