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Friday, December 13, 2019

Bullet train


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.

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

September 05, 2019 2:31 am

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

July 30, 2019 7:17 pm

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

March 03, 2019 9:14 pm

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

February 22, 2019 4:21 pm

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

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

February 22, 2019 4:00 am

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

February 13, 2019 8:00 am

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.


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: