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Bullet train


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.

Ahead of 2022 Beijing Olympics, China launches 350km/h driverless bullet train

January 13, 2020 10:03 am

Considering the requirements of the Winter Olympics, it has larger storage areas accessible by QR codes, a dining car that can be transformed into a media room and removable seats to facilitate wheelchair-bound Paralympians.

NHSRCL asked to prepare report on 6 high-speed corridors

December 04, 2019 4:33 am

According to officials from NHSRCL, they are in the process to appoint a consultant to study the cost of the project,

Explained: Where things stand with India's bullet train project

December 05, 2019 7:02 am

Controversy is not new for India’s bullet train. From its inception, the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), the body implementing the project, has been facing controversies over land acquisition and cases filed by farmers in court.

Maharashtra: Fate of bullet train, Aarey car shed uncertain

November 28, 2019 7:17 am

Maharashtra had committed to a capital expenditure of Rs 5,000 crore, while holding 25 per cent equity in a special purpose vehicle floated for the project.

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

September 12, 2019 8:44 pm

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


Is the bullet train project on track: News in Numbers

July 13, 2018 1:32 pm

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