The superfast train will cut the travel time to just three hours between Delhi and the holy city.
NHSRCL Spokesperson Sushma Gaur said the NHSRCL took a significant step forward in its construction work by casting the first full height pier near Gujarat's Vapi at Chainage 167 on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor which will run through 12 stations connecting Maharashtra, Dadar & Nagar Haveli and Gujarat.
China on Friday operationalised its first fully electrified bullet train in the remote Himalayan region of Tibet, connecting the provincial capital Lhasa and Nyingchi.
Hollywood star Brad Pitt's upcoming movie 'Bullet Train' has finally got a release date. The film, helmed by David Leitch, will release on April 8, 2022.
China will operate bullet trains in Tibet, close to the Indian border in Arunachal Pradesh before July this year, marking the opening of high-speed train services to all Chinese mainland provincial-level regions, a senior official has said.
The Manduadih-Prayagraj will form a section of Varanasi-Delhi high speed rail corridor. It is the second bullet train project after the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor.
As the three high-speed rail corridors are expected to start from Delhi for Amritsar, Ahmedabad, and Varanasi, the national capital is likely to get two high-speed rail stations in different areas, officials related to the development said on Sunday.
The company did not provide value of the contracts but said the orders fall under "significant" category which range between Rs 1,000 crore and Rs 2,500 crore as per its classification of contracts.
An aerial LiDAR survey of the 800-km Delhi-Varanasi High-Speed Rail (DVHSR) corridor has now been undertaken by the Railways.
The 508-km Ahmedabad-Mumbai High-Speed Rail, popularly known as bullet train project, may start its operations in a phased manner and if the land acquisition is not delayed, the national transporter will commission the 325 km Ahmedabad-Vapi section in the first phase.
According to officials, the estimated total cost of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad project is Rs 1.08 trillion, of which 81 percent cost is planned to be funded through a 20-year loan from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
The Centre and the Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra government are locked in a tussle over ownership of the land earmarked by the state for constructing the car shed depot which was earlier planned at Aarey Colony.
The MAHSR, also known as the Bullet Train Project, has been sanctioned with a target to be completed by 2023.
The Indian Railways has got all the requisite wildlife, forestry and coastal regulation zone clearances in Gujarat and Maharashtra for the 508-km Ahmedabad-Mumbai High Speed Rail Corridor, officials said on Tuesday.
The proposed bullet train project between Delhi's Sarai Kale Khan and Varanasi will have a stop at the proposed upcoming Noida International Greenfield Airport in Jewar in Uttar Pradesh, the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (Yeida) said.
Railways Board Chairman on Saturday said that work on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet train project is going while announcing that will run 80 new special trains from September 12.
The Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, which is scheduled to be completed by December 2023, may fail to meet its deadline due to the coronavirus pandemic that has led to delays in opening tenders and land acquisition, officials said.
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal in an exclusive conversation with India TV during its special coverage #TeamModiOnIndiaTV discussed how railways coped with the coronavirus outbreak situation and shared report card of work done by the railway ministry as Modi government 2.0 completes one year in power.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal today informed the Parliament that apart from the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train project, the Indian Railways was going to undertake six more High-Speed Rail (HSR) corridors.
The introduction of the first bullet train, which is known as Shinkansen in Japan, will mark India's entry into an era of high-speed trains capable of hitting speeds of up to 350 km per hour. Of the 508.17-km-long high-speed rail corridor, 155.76 km will be in Maharashtra, 348.04 km in Gujarat and 4.3 km in the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.