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Friday, December 04, 2020

Bullet train


Bullet train corridor: Technical bids to build 28 steel bridges opened

September 26, 2020 1:42 am

The work for the steel bridges, which is complex considering they are on a high-speed rail corridor, was originally planned to be done by the Japanese, but it was subsequently decided that Indian engineering firms would be doing it.

Gujarat: Land acquisition for bullet train the slowest in Navsari

September 20, 2020 2:23 am

Of the total 92.77 hectare (ha) of proposed acquisition in this district, only 5.26 ha has been acquired. The pace of acquisition is slower than that in Palghar and suburban Mumbai, both in Maharashtra, where 14.85 percent and 18.67 percent of land, respectively, have already been acquired.

India's bullet train faces 5-year delay: High costs, Japan firms not so keen

September 06, 2020 7:16 am

The Indian Express has learnt that the Railways now expects the project to be commissioned fully by October 2028, instead of the original timeline of December 2023.

Joey King joins Brad Pitt's Bullet Train

August 04, 2020 11:24 am

Based on Isaka Kotar's Japanese novel Maria Beetle, Bullet Train will be directed by David Leitch.

On track: Bullet train pre-bid meetings held through video conference

May 11, 2020 11:59 pm

Several construction companies, members from JICC from Japan, senior officers from NHSRCL and its Chief Project Managers from site offices in various Gujarat cities attended the meetings.

Bullet train project: 2,100 crore compensation paid, says govt

February 08, 2020 1:13 am

Compensation of Rs 2,100 crore has already been paid to farmers for the acquisition of their land, said Revenue Minister Kaushik Patel after chairing a conference of Collectors of Gujarat in Gandhinagar on Friday.

Centre sanctions additional Rs 5,000 crore for Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project

February 06, 2020 7:38 am

The EPR will include the equity from governments of Maharashtra and Gujarat as well as loan reimbursement from Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), which is financing 80 percent of the project.

Bullet train project: It is for whole country, not just Gujarat & Maharashtra, says Deputy CM

February 05, 2020 2:04 pm

Gujarat deputy CM said "the bullet (train) project connecting Ahmedabad with Mumbai is country’s first high-speed bullet train project. It is being implemented completely in cooperation with the government of Japan on loan at negligible interest rate.”

Bullet train may be a dream project of PM Modi, but when you wake up, it's not: Uddhav Thackeray

February 04, 2020 11:50 am

Referring to the Centre's ambitious bullet train project, which has faced stiff opposition from farmers and tribals whose lands are to be acquired, Thackeray said there should be a comprehensive discussion on its viability.

Bullet train project: SC notice on plea by farmers against land acquisition in Gujarat

January 18, 2020 4:34 am

A bench of Justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose issued notice on the plea seeking permission to file Special Leave Petition against the September 19 order of the HC.


Is the bullet train project on track: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

#NewsInNumbers What has been the progress on the ambitious bullet train project. See more: