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What is status of Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train? Railways ministry shares update

The Mumbai-Ahmedabad route is the country's only approved High-Speed Rail project. The Japanese government is assisting with the project's execution. Railway ministry said that more than ¼ the overall work is completed.

Rail ministry stated that in Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, 37.64 Km girders to support the structure had been launched.(National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited/ Representative Image)
Published on Mar 14, 2023 05:15 PM IST

On bullet trains in India, railways minister says 'significant progress...'

According to railway officials, the high-speed connectivity would reduce the travel time between Varanasi and Delhi to 120 minutes

Ashwini Vaishnaw visits the Banaras Locomotive Workshop (BLW) in Varanasi (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 05, 2022 07:25 PM IST

New Vande Bharat breaks bullet train record at 100km/hr speed in 52 seconds

“We have shown that a fully loaded water glass has not shaken at the speed of 180kmph, but, it shook the world” said Railways minster Ashwini Vaishnaw on the feat.

Vande Bharat train. (For Representation)
Published on Sep 10, 2022 02:19 PM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Spanish bullet train service between between Madrid and Barcelona resumes

Passengers on Spain’s busiest high-speed train route between the tourist and business hub i.e. Madrid and Barcelona, faced delays due to rail disruption in connection with cable theft

Train passengers wait with their luggage at Atocha train station in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022. Hundreds of passengers were stranded Monday morning in Madrid and Barcelona train stations as the bullet-train railway linking both cities was sabotaged during the night. The Spanish railway infrastructure company ADIF reported the theft of some 600 meters of optic fiber cable during the night in the Catalonia region which led to the suspension of the train service for most of Monday morning.  (AP Photo/Paul White)
Updated on Aug 08, 2022 06:41 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Madrid

Bullet train project chief outlined 16 issues on day of his removal

Satish Agnihotri was removed from his post on July 8, with officials in the Railway ministry saying the sacking was linked to a 2011 accusation in which Agnihotri, who was brought out of retirement to head the flagship Bullet train project just a year ago, was accused of allotting a contract to a firm where his son worked – a charge he has denied.

The chief of the National High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL), the government unit working on the Bullet train project, wrote a letter to the Maharashtra government outlining 16 issues that he said were delaying the marquee project, the day he was sacked. (PTI)
Updated on Jul 12, 2022 04:25 AM IST
ByNeha LM Tripathi, New Delhi
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