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    Bullet train like a ‘magic train’ which may not materialise: Rahul Gandhi

    Amethi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi hit out at the Centre today, claiming that the much talked about bullet train project was like a “magic train” which may not materialise. Targeting the Narendra Modi led government at the Centre, Gandhi also said that despite an issue like Doklam on the border, the prime minister was seen sitting on a swing with the Chinese president.

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    Maharashtra: Bullet train extremely essential for country, says Railway Board chief

    Mumbai: Describing the bullet train as an “extremely essential” for India, Railway Board chairman (CRB) Ashwani Lohani on Monday said that the public transporter looked at it as a project that would unleash technology-driven transportation in the country. Lohani said the augmentation of the bullet train will provide a standard to the commuters and its development is extremely important. “It is very essential to run the bullet train as we want to

  • Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train: Design of Sabarmati bullet train’s terminal hub ready

    Mumbai: The most talked about India’s bullet train would soon be a reality for the citizens as its construction work has caught apace. This comes after the finalisation of the design of bullet train’s ‘Sabarmati Hub’, a terminal which connects this dream project with other modes of transport in Ahmedabad. The exterior of the hub would be paying homage to the Dandi march. The construction of this hub would commence from December

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    Mumbai: Bullet Train work to begin soon

    Mumbai: On Tuesday the state government officially handed over the land to the National High Speed Corporation (NHSRC) for Mumbai-Ahmedabad corridor on Monday. A senior railway official said soon the work is set to begin on the bullet train terminus in Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) from December 2018.

  • Mumbai-Pune bullet train coming soon? Read to know more

    After the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train, the central government has another bullet train in store for Mumbaikars. The Central government is considering to build a high-speed train corridor between Mumbai and Pune. The government is considering shorter high-speed rail corridors to make such projects more feasible.

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    Under sea tunnel for bullet train to be conclude by 2022

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream project of bullet train is underway in Mumbai Thane, and the under the sea tunnel may finish completion by August 15, 2022, the MD of National High speed rail corporation Ltd. (NHSRCL) Achal Khare said.

  • First ‘serious incident’ for Japanese bullet train as a crack found

    Tokyo: A crack has been found in a Japanese “bullet train” that could have caused a derailment, officials said today, in the first-ever “serious incident” for the iconic mode of transport. Crew aboard a “shinkansen” bullet train reported a burning smell and strange noises when it pulled out of a station in southern Japan on Monday.

  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena compares BJP rule with British Raj

    New Delhi: The Shiv Sena on Tuesday drew a comparison between the British era and the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government stating that both had blind followers who believed their governance to be god’s blessing.

  • Oppose Bullet Train, Congress tells Maharashtra government

    Mumbai: Terming the proposed Bullet Train project as yet “another bullet fired at the economy” by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress’ Maharashtra unit on Wednesday asked the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena to oppose the project which will not benefit the state.

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    40 percent seats on Mumbai-Ahmedabad trains go vacant, reveals RTI querry

    Mumbai: As the Narendra Modi government proceeds with the grandiose plans for a Bullet Train between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, a RTI query has revealed that over 40 percent of seats on all the trains on this sector go vacant causing huge losses to Western Railway. According to RTI replies received by Mumbai activist Anil Galgali, only in the past one quarter, the Western Railway’s staggering losses on this sector