Bullet Train Projects in the Country | Investment to increase train speed


Bullet Train Projects in the Country

New Delhi, 13th March, 2020
At present, Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor is the only sanctioned High Speed Rail Project, which is under execution with technical and financial assistance from Govt. of Japan.
Further, Ministry of Railways has decided to undertake Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the following six High Speed Rail (HSR) corridors:

  1. Delhi -Varanasi 
  2. Delhi – Ahmedabad 
  3. Mumbai– Nagpur 
  4. Mumbai – Hyderabad  
  5. Chennai – Mysore  
  6. Delhi –Amritsar. 

The alignment for these corridors have yet not been finalized, as the DPR study is in progress.

This press release is based on information given by the Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Shri Piyush Goyal in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.
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Investment to increase train speed

New Delhi, 13th March, 2020

The Government in August 2019, has sanctioned two works for raising of speed to 160 kmph on existing New Delhi- Mumbai (including Vadodara-Ahmedabad), and New Delhi-Howrah (including Kanpur–Lucknow), routes at a cost of  Rs. 6806 crores and Rs. 6685 crores respectively.  
Site survey including feasibility study of these two projects are completed and detailed estimate, based on actual requirement at site, are under sanction. These two works are targeted for completion in four years subject to availability of fund and statutory clearances.     
This press release is based on information given by the Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Shri Piyush Goyal in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

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