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'45% land needed for bullet train acquired in Gujarat and Maharashtra'

So far 360 hectares of private land has been acquired in Gujarat "with consent" and Rs 1800 crore compensation paid.

Bullet train project: NHSRCL accepts alternative plot from Godrej group instead of prime land in Vikhroli

Godrej and Boyce Manufacturing Company Limited contested the acquisition of its prime land, measuring 39,547 sq m, in Vikhroli for the Rs 1.08-lakh crore Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train project in May 2018.


Railways to build reservoirs in bullet train depots to harvest water for maintenance

The railways' plan for its high-speed corridor between Mumbai and Ahmedabad is to create self-sufficient depots at Sabarmati and Surat in Gujarat and Thane in Mumbai so that water need not be sourced from outside.

India's first bullet train is taking 3 acres from a flamingo sanctuary

As the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet-train project gets clearance to run through the Thane creek, environmentalists and birders aren’t too happy.

Got a name? India's first bullet train is looking for one and you could win a cash prize

The NHSRCL, which is spearheading the project, has asked for entries for the name and designing of mascot for the train by March 25, a statement said. Interested participants can do the same by logging on to mygov.in.

‘Contract for bullet train may cross Rs 15,000 crore mark’

The contract for the bullet train, to be given out to a single entity, is slated to be floated by next month, decks for which are being cleared on war footing.


Bullet train project — Will consider plea to remove mangroves: Authority to Bombay HC

The NHSRCL had moved the Bombay High Court last month, after the MCZMA told them that it cannot grant permission to remove mangroves on around 19 hectares, citing a high court direction.

A well-behaved bullet train: will say sorry even if late by couple of mins

India’s bullet train will see 70 trips per day, running at 320 km per hour. The fares are expected to be around 1.5 times the existing fare of AC First Class of the Indian Railway’s service between the two cities.

Bullet train: Maharashtra govt rejects civic body stand against project

While the VVCMC received correspondence regarding the same, farmers met a Japanese delegation on Thursday and told the delegates that they will not give up their land for the high-speed train corridor.

Bullet Train Project 12 ha acquired for Surat station, govt pays farmers Rs 32 crore

With farmers in Surat, Valsad and Navsari districts opposing land acquisition, officials and surveyors are facing great difficulties in acquiring land for the ambitious bullet train project.

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Is the bullet train project on track: News in Numbers

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