UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2019 07:49 AM IST
The introduction of the country’s first bullet train, known as the Shinkansen in Japan and expected to be operational in 2022, will mark India’s shift to an era of high-speed trains capable of hitting speeds of up to 350 kilometres per hour.
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2018 07:52 AM IST
At a later stage, the Railways plans to offer one of its factories for local manufacturing of the coaches to a Japanese company that might be interested in making them in India.
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2018 08:21 AM IST
The minimum educational qualification for drivers of the bullet train is likely to be Bachelor’s degree. An engineering degree will not, however, be compulsory.
Press Trust of India, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2018 07:28 PM IST
The proposed bullet train is expected to be up and running by 2022 and will cover approximately 500 km between Mumbai and Ahmedabad at a top speed of 320 kmph.