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Thane: Bullet train station redesigned to reduce impact on mangroves

Maharashtra Transport Minister Diwakar Raote had said on Monday in a reply to a question in the state Legislative Council that as many as 54,000 mangroves spread over 13.36 hectares will be affected because of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor.

Let's not see politics in everything, rail modernisation a must: Piyush Goyal

"The government has got a mandate and it is working on structural changes that it needs to bring in. The nation has gone above politics and the focus is on improving the future of the people," Piyush Goyal said.

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Delhi to Varanasi in 157 minutes at bullet speed: Report

The same study goes on to say that the distance between Delhi-Lucknow will be covered in 1 hour and 38 minutes, the report says.

Bullet trains can wait, says E Sreedharan

There is a proposal to offer an FSI of 4 for the buildings on the Metro corridor — 500 m on both sides — and levy 1 per cent extra stamp duty on property transactions to garner funds.

Edging out China, Japan offers India soft loan for $15 bn bullet train virtually free

Tokyo's push in India comes just weeks after it lost out to China on the contract to build Indonesia's first fast-train link.

Bullet trains, in perspective

They will have to be integrated with the existing rail network.

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IIT-Kharagpur to get centre on bullet train tech

The new Centre for Railway Research is being set up at a cost of Rs 20 crore inside the IIT-K campus,

To make trains run faster, Rlys to get help from China

Of the eight semi-high speed corridors one will be handed over to China to conduct technical studies, sources said.

Bullet train concept impressive but not feasible in India: Nitish Kumar

Gowda in his budget speech announced introduction of bullet trains on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad sector.

Bullet trains, network of high speed rail on anvil

A provision of Rs. 100 crore has been made in the Budget for High Speed project.

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BJP has derailed Rail Budget: Lalu Yadav

Patna, Feb 25 (ANI): Former railway minister Lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday said the Railway Budget 2016 was hollow and there was nothing in it. He said the railways is meant for the common man but the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had derailed the Railway Budget altogether. Lalu said the Indian Railways have been incurring losses whereas its expenditure has been on the rise. He also stressed on the proposition of bullet trains, saying it was a game plan of the foreigners to capture the Indian Railways. He further added that the government was not taking cognizance of such instances.

Let us see what government offers: Kharge on Rail Budget

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Taking a jibe at the ruling NDA Government, Former Railway Minister and Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday said, “Let us see what the government is going to give, whether the people are going to get the bullet trains or not.” He added, “In the President’s speech, they said high-speed trains from Mumbai to Ahmedabad. So, what is the exact budget provision for that and whether the bullet train is going to help the poor people and is it affordable to the passengers we will see to that.”

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