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Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Bullet Train project


Larsen & Toubro bags over Rs 7,000-crore order to construct part of Bullet Train Project

November 19, 2020 1:40 pm

The scope of the order includes the construction of viaducts, one station, major river bridges, maintenance depots, and other auxiliary works.

Bullet Train project: L&T lowest bidder for Package C4 at Rs 24,985 crore

October 20, 2020 12:53 am

The National High-Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL) opened financial bids submitted by three infrastructure development firms.

Bullet train project: NHSRCL invites bids for Ahmedabad high speed station

October 09, 2020 3:33 pm

The NHRSCL said that the construction of high speed rail station over existing railway lines is a challenge due to the presence of multiple utilities like platform sheds, offices, signalling and telecom cables, pipelines, electrical cables, tracks along the railway line.

Can assess bullet train timeline after 90% land acquired: Railways

September 06, 2020 1:38 am

The Indian Express had Saturday published a detailed report about the issues that have affected the bullet train project, leading to a possible delay of five years.

Bullet train project: Palghar finalises draft plan for acquisition of land

July 23, 2020 3:58 am

In the last week of June, the Palghar district administration finalised a draft rehabilitation and resettlement scheme for 2,177 families that would be affected by the project that, when implemented, will pass through the district.

Railways rules out renegotiating loan with Japan on bullet train project

July 17, 2020 10:39 pm

The high speed rail network is estimated to cost Rs 1.1 lakh crore including the purchase of 24 train sets, interest during construction and import duties.

Now, a Covid hurdle in bullet train tracks

July 02, 2020 1:56 pm

The Rs 1.1 lakh crore project, the Centre's flagship collaboration with Japan that Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had described as a “white elephant”, was announced jointly by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe in Tokyo in 2017.

High-tech work for bullet train project to be done by Indian firms

July 01, 2020 1:02 am

India is in discussions with Japan to explore if the highly technical work of laying the track of the bullet train can be done by an indigenous engineering firm.

Freezing DA/DR hike 'insensitive, inhumane', govt should shelve bullet train: Rahul Gandhi

April 24, 2020 4:08 pm

The Wayanad MP further said instead of "hurting" the middle-class employees and pensioners, the government should shelve bullet train and Central Vista redevelopment projects to save money for the coronavirus fight.

Bullet train project: Gujarat farmers prevent officials from measuring land for acquisition

February 05, 2020 12:38 pm

An affected farmer said "Around 2.5 bigah of my agriculture land falls in the bullet train project. We opposed the officials who came to measure our land and later got to know that they had done the survey".